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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 […]

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Why Modesto USA is a Classic American City

Why Modesto USA is a Classic American City

There is no more important voice in Modesto than that people that live here and make things happen. Our people make Modesto, USA a Classic American City.   Our people deliver the way of life we call ModestoCana.  Our people own our local restaurants, create our local music, start our businesses, create our art and culture and give […]

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Back In The Saddle – Cecil Russell

Back In The Saddle – Cecil Russell

Interview Cecil Russell by Chris Murphy Back in the Saddle During the late 1990s, the Modesto Chamber of Commerce was on a roll.  Energetic, engaged, lively and driving a program that was unabashedly pro-Modesto called Modesto Means Business. (You might remember the song?)  After wandering through the dessert of uncertainty for the last decade, the Chairmen […]

By July 5, 2011 Read More →
Modesto USA, A Classic American City

Modesto USA, A Classic American City

Every 4th of July it is time to celebrate the ways that we are independent, the ways we are special and the ways that the USA and Modesto, USA are amazing. Every 4th of July we think about the ways we can make our country better, our city better and celebrate our national and civic […]

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Modesto, Home of American Graffiti

Modesto, Home of American Graffiti

American Graffiti was born here. “Where were you in ’62?” asked a movie poster in 1974. It was a simple question that has tugged on our culture ever since. Everything from Grease, Happy Days and the fond feeling of retro- America points back to the George Lucas movie about the end of high-school age in […]

By June 10, 2011 Read More →
Modesto is #1

Modesto is #1

May Cover Photo – Future pro racer, Lakewood School student Madeline Smith leading the Amgen Tour in to Modesto! Modesto is #1 The world is watching Modesto, USA.  May  is such an exciting month here in Modesto.  Everything seems to get into gear during May. The restaurants put out their outdoor patios, the crowds are […]

By May 7, 2011 Read More →