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Spirit of Giving

Spirit of Giving

MAMAView: Spirit of GivingBy Middagh Goodwin Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are all behind us and I am hoping you all shopped small and locally. Hopefully, you picked something unique up at ModShop from one of the many talented artists and crafters that make up that truly wonderful event. Might I make […]

By November 28, 2022 Read More →
The 2023 “Cammies” are coming in January

The 2023 “Cammies” are coming in January

On January 21, 2023 “The Cammies” will be awarding 49 recognition awards to the MotherLode‘s Creative Community by leading members of the local entertainment industry. The show will be taped and televised on community television in Calaveras, Amador, and Tuolumne Counties and also on YouTube. After the Awards Presentation there will be entertainment by very […]

By November 20, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
FoodView – Burley’s California Bistro

FoodView – Burley’s California Bistro

By Chris Murphy & Steve Perry Photos MJ Mangano Raise your hand if you remember or have been to Mallards. Back in the 70’s & 80’s, Mallards was a game changer. At the corner of McHenry and Briggsmore, this upscale restaurant created by Dan Costa ushered a new level of culinary experience. Throughout the years, […]

By November 13, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery There have been plenty of changes within our establishment known as the Market Modesto. We were a one-stop shop to get craft beer, top-quality cuts, and speciality groceries, along with hand-crafted sandwiches from our deli. Soon after realizing the growing success of the market, it was decided to incorporate a brewery. Persuasion was […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →
GoodbyeView – Goodbye to Deva

GoodbyeView – Goodbye to Deva

Goodbye to Deva By Chris Murphy There are some milestones that are hard to take sometimes. First we lost Minnie’s, one of Modesto best and unique places. Now we have lost Café Deva. Deva has been a part of downtown Modesto’s fabric for over 25 years. It was very special to me as it was […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery There have been plenty of changes within our establishment known as the Market Modesto. We were a one-stop shop to get craft beer, top-quality cuts, and speciality groceries, along with hand-crafted sandwiches from our deli. Soon after realizing the growing success of the market, it was decided to incorporate a brewery. Persuasion was […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →
Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

BrewView: Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & MocktailsBy Brandilyn Mitchell How do you host a holiday party with yummy drinks for everyone: those who partake as well as your beloved teetotalers and all the kiddos? Do you like mixing cocktails but have a toddler who wants to partake from your glass all the time? We […]

By November 3, 2022 Read More →
The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!By Brandilyn Mitchell  Calaveras County is a 90-ish minute drive northeast of Modesto and boasts some spectacular things to do and see, including being the home of the little gold-rush town of Murphys. You’ll notice as you walk around enjoying the sights and sounds that […]

By October 3, 2022 Read More →
NonProfitView – Brunch & Munch for a Great Cause

NonProfitView – Brunch & Munch for a Great Cause

Brunch & Munch for a Great Cause By Chris Murphy Do you want to enjoy the most amazing brunch and help local charities at the same time? You can do it at the Community Brunch. This is a wonderful event presented by the Costa Family and five of our area non-profits. There are two complete […]

By September 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
BrewView Cold Brews and Drinks Volume 2

BrewView Cold Brews and Drinks Volume 2

BrewView Cold Brews and Drinks Volume 2By Brandilyn & Christopher Mitchell We heard you loud and clear with all the great feedback after July’s issue. We’ve found even more amazing drinks for you to try, while you are kept nice and cold in this 100+F degree heatwave. Set your home A/C for 88F and then […]

By September 2, 2022 Read More →

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<strong>CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA</strong>

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Holiday Pops! with Nikki Renée Daniels – December 2nd & 3rd Holiday Candlelight Concert – December 20th MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) holiday concerts offer fun for the entire family. Complete with holiday décor and your favorite carols, the MSO’s holiday concerts have become community favorites. […]

By November 21, 2022 Read More →
Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker, Nutcracker in Jazz, Los Sensory/Special Needs Nutcracker, December 7-December 18, 2022Celebrate Central West Ballet’s 35th Anniversary with all new sets and backdrops for The Nutcracker! Follow Clara and all your favorite characters through the Land of Sugar Plum Fairies plus shop for unique Nutcracker gifts at the lobby boutique. Buy […]

By November 15, 2022 Read More →
Autumn Blues and Jazzy Nights

Autumn Blues and Jazzy Nights

Jazz-Blues View: Autumn Blues and Jazzy NightsBy Eric Benson Ah, fall is upon us us and sweet September song has rung in a cooler season. I am no longer sweating in places I didn’t know I had places! The summer garden winding down and rust settling in on the vines but now is the time […]

By October 2, 2022 Read More →
Pony Car Stamps and Car Show

Pony Car Stamps and Car Show

Pony Car Stamps and Car Show By Carly Russell On Friday, September 16th the US postal service is holding a special event in honor of the Pony Car Commemorative Stamp release at the Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum in Modesto, CA.  Open to the general public from 10 AM-4 PM, attendees of this community event […]

By September 5, 2022 Read More →
Unplugged View: The Jewel Of The Isle

Unplugged View: The Jewel Of The Isle

Unplugged View: The Jewel Of The Isleby Aaron Rowan The listening room is the most satisfying sort of venue where I’ve presented music over this past decade. Modesto offers few such spaces, but this month I’m trying out a new one, which looks like it could be quite the experiment. Modesto Unplugged has partnered up […]

By September 3, 2022 Read More →

Music

Spirit of Giving

Spirit of Giving

MAMAView: Spirit of GivingBy Middagh Goodwin Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are all behind us and I am hoping you all shopped small and locally. Hopefully, you picked something unique up at ModShop from one of the many talented artists and crafters that make up that truly wonderful event. Might I make […]

By November 28, 2022 Read More →
<strong>CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA</strong>

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Holiday Pops! with Nikki Renée Daniels – December 2nd & 3rd Holiday Candlelight Concert – December 20th MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) holiday concerts offer fun for the entire family. Complete with holiday décor and your favorite carols, the MSO’s holiday concerts have become community favorites. […]

By November 21, 2022 Read More →
Turkey Talk

Turkey Talk

Unplugged View Turkey Talkby Aaron Rowan As the holidays approach, and I appreciate the autumn colors, I’m reminded of a mildly amusing thing that happened on a brisk November afternoon five years ago. We were setting up for a concert at my former listening-room space, Moon & Sixpence when a wild turkey appeared out of […]

By November 2, 2022 Read More →
Shop Small & Buy Art

Shop Small & Buy Art

MAMAView: Shop Small Buy Artby Middagh Goodwin    Shop Small Saturday is November 26th and I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy. I want to challenge everyone who reads the ModestoView to […]

By November 1, 2022 Read More →
MAMA Recap

MAMA Recap

MAMA RecapBy Middagh Goodwin Another year has come and gone for the Modesto Area Music Award and this year was one for the books. Members of all walks came together at the State Theatre to celebrate live entertainment in the great Modesto area, jazzheads mixed with metal heads, and we had some of the youngest […]

By October 19, 2022 Read More →

Stage Art

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker, Nutcracker in Jazz, Los Sensory/Special Needs Nutcracker, December 7-December 18, 2022Celebrate Central West Ballet’s 35th Anniversary with all new sets and backdrops for The Nutcracker! Follow Clara and all your favorite characters through the Land of Sugar Plum Fairies plus shop for unique Nutcracker gifts at the lobby boutique. Buy […]

By November 15, 2022 Read More →
To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird By Tasha Wilson On September 30, 2022, through October 8, 2022, The Gallo Center for the Arts will bepresenting one of the greatest plays ever adapted from the pages of a book. To Kill aMockingbird, published in July of 1960, and written by Harper Lee, shook up the worldupon its release. […]

By October 7, 2022 Read More →
Art View: Hot August Art

Art View: Hot August Art

Art View: Hot August Art By Jim Christiansen Hot August Nights in the 209, a time of car shows, late summer cruising, kid’s art camps, heated Art Walk and pop-up Art and Crafter shows.  Modesto lost a long-time supporter, and sometimes guerilla promoter of many of these fun community activities in Carman King. Otherwise known […]

By August 5, 2022 Read More →
PerformingView – Are You The Star?

PerformingView – Are You The Star?

PerformingView by Chris Murphy Have you ever wondered what it would take to be on the stage performances we talk about here at ModestoView? There is YES Company for our youth, and there are music lessons at VMI Music, our local School of Rock. But did you ever want to be in comedy, or just […]

PoetryView – GO TAKE A HIKE!

PoetryView – GO TAKE A HIKE!

By Salvatore Salerno What’s there to do in Modesto? Does everything have to need money? Yes, there is plenty and no, it does not! Come along and take a walk with me, If not side by side, at least stroll down This paper lane of stairstep lines, Then use that free and perfect exercise For […]

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Spirit of Giving

Spirit of Giving

MAMAView: Spirit of GivingBy Middagh Goodwin Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are all behind us and I am hoping you all shopped small and locally. Hopefully, you picked something unique up at ModShop from one of the many talented artists and crafters that make up that truly wonderful event. Might I make […]

By November 28, 2022 Read More →
<strong>CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA</strong>

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Holiday Pops! with Nikki Renée Daniels – December 2nd & 3rd Holiday Candlelight Concert – December 20th MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) holiday concerts offer fun for the entire family. Complete with holiday décor and your favorite carols, the MSO’s holiday concerts have become community favorites. […]

By November 21, 2022 Read More →
Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker

Central West Ballet – The Nutcracker, Nutcracker in Jazz, Los Sensory/Special Needs Nutcracker, December 7-December 18, 2022Celebrate Central West Ballet’s 35th Anniversary with all new sets and backdrops for The Nutcracker! Follow Clara and all your favorite characters through the Land of Sugar Plum Fairies plus shop for unique Nutcracker gifts at the lobby boutique. Buy […]

By November 15, 2022 Read More →
Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery There have been plenty of changes within our establishment known as the Market Modesto. We were a one-stop shop to get craft beer, top-quality cuts, and speciality groceries, along with hand-crafted sandwiches from our deli. Soon after realizing the growing success of the market, it was decided to incorporate a brewery. Persuasion was […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →
Fitness and Injuries

Fitness and Injuries

Fitness and InjuriesBy Efren Martinez Life happens as well as injuries like it or not, either by an accident or in fitness. When injuries do happen it’s best to prepare your mental state for the challenges that may lie ahead. For many athletes, injuries are part of the game. Honestly, most of us don’t deal […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →

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