Weekly Greeting

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Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Last Year, Mondo Mariscal was laid off from his job and decided to give being a musician a run. With the support of his wife and family he has been very lucky to be making a living(maybe not a great one) doing what he loves. Last October he took home a well deserved Modesto Area Music […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
This is your Con, Modesto!

This is your Con, Modesto!

Modesto’s Own First  Pop-Culture Convention to be held at the Modesto Centre Plaza July 9th & 10th, 2016 Tickets available online at www.modestocon.bpt.me and local comic and games shops all around Stanislaus Co. The city of Modesto has earned its fame as the home of geek culture icons such as George Lucas (known for “American […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
CommunityView – Be A Neighbor

CommunityView – Be A Neighbor

Introducing Neighborhood Spotlights By Maryann Spikes The ViewCrew would like to put a spotlight on your neighborhood to showcase everything you love about living in it. Neighbors moving into your neighborhood want to know what’s good in the ‘hood. Send your neighbors’ answers to Maryann at ichthus77@me.com<mailto:ichthus77@me.com> and yours may be the next neighborhood under […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Dewz Restaurant By Kate Serpa “Quoth the raven: ‘I’ll have just one more” Photos by Philip Johnson You can’t steal my idea, but I basically have the perfect Halloween costume for this year: Edgar Allen Hoe. I’m thinking black dress, black boots, tasteful push-broom mustache, and a raven on my shoulder for panache. […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
Graffiti Summer is Here!

Graffiti Summer is Here!

Graffiti Summer is Here! By Chris Murphy Whom bom a lu bop a whomp bam boom! Can you believe it has been 52 years since the world famous class of ’62? This is probably the most famous high school graduating class of all time thanks to George Lucas’ film American Graffiti that asked the question, […]

By May 15, 2014 Read More →
International Heritage Festival Oct 5

International Heritage Festival Oct 5

International Heritage Festival set for October 5 It’s the ultimate trip around the world (Modesto, CA) – Get ready for the ultimate trip around the world at the 22nd Annual International Heritage Festival. This year’s voyage takes place October 5 at a new location – Modesto Junior College (MJC) East Campus, 435 College Ave. in […]

BarView – Drinking at Home

BarView – Drinking at Home

You Can’t Get a DUI When You’re Drinking at Home By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Phil and I did something different this month. We decided to stay in to create cocktails you can take out. It is a fact that I love going out to local bars and trying the new and exciting, […]

BarView- 108 Sports Bar

BarView- 108 Sports Bar

BarView The 108 Sports Lounge By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Two quick matters to address before we begin– Firstly, I sincerely apologize to anyone I might have offended with last month’s article in regard to the venereal disease matter. Secondly, I am amazingly flattered so many of you read me! I’ve met more […]

MetalView-March

MetalView-March

Metal View – By Mike Vanek This Month I have a few things to talk about this month… the first thing is just truly awesome good friends of the MetalView Zombie Death Stench have given us some great news. After self-releasing their current album “The Coming Bloodbath” and constantly promoting it by playing all over […]

BluesView

BluesView

BluesView by Earl Matthews Happy New Year everyone, I hope you all had a great time. I am really excited about all the new things going on in local music this year and one of the things that has me the most fired up is, drum roll please… The State Theatre is going to be […]

By January 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gathering of the Tribes

Gathering of the Tribes

Photo of Primus courtesy of Paul Guerrero After 2 Failed attempts at a interview with Mr Les Claypoll I went back to the school of total gonzo journalism and file this report… Primus at Modesto center Plaza was the most anticipated event that I can remember since I started in the music community many moons […]

ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen Spring time is good for the local art scene. March opens with the Faces of Clay/Almond Blossoms Central California Art Association members show at Mistlin Gallery through March 16, followed by the annual Fabric Art Show beginning March 20 by CCAA and Crossroads Country Quilters . Faces of Clay, includes […]

ArtView – Open Tour & More

ArtView – Open Tour & More

Art View By Jim Christiansen The New Year in art in Stanislaus County starts with the final deadline for registration in the Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour, January 6. Registration is $20 per artist, for the April 14 and 15 Studio Tour Weekend, with a free to the public, preview show at Gallo Center April […]

Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

By Jennifer Allsup Modesto has a culture and reputation for American Graffiti. But, I do believe that we are missing a crucial part of that history. The music genres such as blues, androots rock-n-roll that make Rockabilly great are a big part of our history dating back to the 30s and 40s. I recently met […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Modesto USA is all about YOU!

Modesto USA is all about YOU!

Modesto USA is A Classic American City. No other city has a brand that fits so all-around perfectly. Why?  Because we are that small town feeling of community, friends and neighbors wrapped with the amazing American Graffiti history and legends blended with the arts, entertainment, dining and culture of great American cities. Good brands come from the […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →