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TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

Where were you in ’62?   Thomas Downey High School Class of 1962, If you happen to receive a “Save the Date” postcard in the mail that the TDHS 60th Reunion has been delayed, that is for a second Reunion party next year.   Happening soon, The TDHS Class of 1962 Celebration of our 60th […]

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GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE MODESTO, CA   (JULY 5, 2022)  Ryan Foy has been named Director of Produced Theatre and Special Programming at the Gallo Center for the Arts beginning July 18. The newly created role will be part of the Center’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer […]

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GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

Greetings Friends This is going to be a fabulous July here in Modesto. We have just come off of a great Graffiti Summers last month. There were cars and people visiting Modesto from all over the world, enjoying our community, checking out our cars and feeing right at home. I love sitting on my deck […]

ThankYou Flying Turtle

ThankYou Flying Turtle

By Chris Murphy I want to give a huge shout out to the crew at Flying Turtle for making the Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame Markers. This is an absolute labor of love for them to do this for our Cruise Legends and our city. They are a busy company, making cool concrete […]

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

By Mary Layton Life’s Lessons The best thing about getting older is that we may actually learn from our mistakes and change the way we have been thinking. I love how Abraham Lincoln puts it: “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Looking back on my own life I […]

Food & Drink

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

By Abigail Power During Modesto Summers, there’s nothing better than classic All-American frozen treats to cool down and enjoy the sunshine. This month we are breaking down the some of our fave local places to get ice cream and milkshakes! Mocha Magic 920 16th Street Modesto, CA MV PICK: Maria at Mocha Magic has amazing […]

Dave & Buster to Open on Memorial Day

Dave & Buster to Open on Memorial Day

Dave & Buster’s Continues to Expand in CaliforniaHighly Anticipated Modesto Location Will Open its Doors on Memorial Day Modesto, CA (May 16, 2022) – Dave & Buster’s, the ultimate entertainment and dining destination, will open its 18th location in California at the Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto on Monday, May 30th. The unique arcade and […]

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BrewView: Pageo Lavender Farm Lavender Margaritas

BrewView: Pageo Lavender Farm Lavender Margaritas

BrewView: Pageo Lavender Farm Lavender Margaritas By Brandilynn and Christopher Mitchell   In 2015, #BrewView attended the first annual VinoFest, and it was held at the magical Pageo Lavender Farm. It was such a quaint and small event-only 15 wine makers or so-and as you walked around to sample wines you got to chat with […]

Five Eye Brewing Collabs with Homebrew Club the Brewins

Five Eye Brewing Collabs with Homebrew Club the Brewins

“Five Eye Brewing collabs with Homebrew Club The Brewins for May Release”  By Christopher and Brandilyn Mitchell   Five Eye Brewing in Ceres, CA and the Brewins homebrew club will collaborate on new beer to be released in May.    The two brewers of Five Eye, Alan Atkins and Steve Verner, are both Valley natives […]

By March 20, 2022 Read More →
DateView: Your Slice of Heaven Awaits at Dragonfly Tea Room

DateView: Your Slice of Heaven Awaits at Dragonfly Tea Room

DateView: Your Slice of Heaven Awaits at Dragonfly Tea Room By Brandilyn Mitchell If you are looking for something out of the box (er, from another era?) for Valentine’s this year, I have found the perfect date for you! Whether you want to take your partner, your best friend, your mom or your kids, Dragonfly […]

By February 22, 2022 Read More →

Event Calendar

GeekView: Return of the Con

GeekView: Return of the Con

GeekView: Return of the ConBy Middagh Goodwin First things first, if you have not bought your tickets to see Star Wars: A New Hope with the Modesto Symphony Orchestra at the Gallo Center on June 3rd or 4th, do that now. You do not want to miss a live performance of John William’s Score while […]

By June 2, 2022 Read More →
MSO Performs Star Wars

MSO Performs Star Wars

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Performs Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert on Friday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 pm at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Fans will be able to experience the […]

By May 13, 2022 Read More →
Music Returns to the County Fair

Music Returns to the County Fair

It has been 2 years since bands have performed on the main stage at the Stanislaus County Fair but that is about to end when the Fair returns in July. Once again there will be a diverse lineup of acts from Pop, Rock, Latin and Country. Music starts at 8:30 pm and is included in […]

Chocolate Living

Chocolate Living

GoOakdale: Chocolate LivingThe 30th Annual Oakdale Chocolate Festival will be taking place May 21st and 22nd 9 am-5 pm each day at Wood Park in Oakdale Ca. There will be 2 stages with live music, over 25 food booths, and another 200 vendors, crafters and exhibitors. There will be a kids zone, classic car show, […]

Star Wars & More

Star Wars & More

GoModesto: Star Wars & More On May 4h between 5-9 pm join us in the 10th Street Plaza for May our annual Star Wars Celebration. Modesto was the first city to create an official proclamation making May 4th Star Wars day and we have celebrated ever since with a free family-friendly event. Dress up, bring […]

By April 26, 2022 Read More →

Music

Jazz&BluesView – Summer Blow Out

Jazz&BluesView – Summer Blow Out

By Eric Benson Live Music in the downtown Blue Monday party goes to twice a month! Well things are beginning to turn to normalcy a little at a time and the “smile is returning to their faces” as the song goes. Blue Monday Party now goes to twice a month with good turnout and the […]

UnpluggedView: The Amtraker’s Guide To The Gallery

UnpluggedView: The Amtraker’s Guide To The Gallery

UnpluggedView: The Amtraker’s Guide To The Gallery (volume one)by Aaron Rowan This summer, I’ll complete my goal of visiting all fifty states, many of which I’ve seen while riding the rails. After a five-year hiatus, I’m soon to embark on another train tour with one of the most stunning songwriters I’ve worked with – the […]

By June 2, 2022 Read More →
Blue Monday Party Goes Twice A Month

Blue Monday Party Goes Twice A Month

Jazz-Blues ViewBy Eric Benson Blue Monday party goes on twice a month! Well, things are heating up, and summer is on the move. The farmers’ market is in full swing and we are getting back to some normalcy once again. Happy to be playing the Funraiser for Prospect Theatre Sunday, June 5th at 5 PM. […]

By June 1, 2022 Read More →
BargainView: Summertime Fun

BargainView: Summertime Fun

BargainView: Summertime FunBy Monica Barber Say hello to summertime! It’s Ms M’s favorite season, and she loves to enjoy a nice cold brew. Today she’s sipping fat one of downtown’s favorite vegan spot, The Farmacy. While her schedule doesn’t allow time to enjoy much of the menu, it is highly recommended that you do. Summertime […]

By June 1, 2022 Read More →
MSO Performs Star Wars

MSO Performs Star Wars

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Performs Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert on Friday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 pm at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Fans will be able to experience the […]

By May 13, 2022 Read More →

Stage Art

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE MODESTO, CA   (JULY 5, 2022)  Ryan Foy has been named Director of Produced Theatre and Special Programming at the Gallo Center for the Arts beginning July 18. The newly created role will be part of the Center’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer […]

By July 5, 2022 Read More →
PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView By Chris Murphy It is the top of the summer and there are some great shows happening in these air conditioned places. From great Broadway shows, to cool intimate performances to some classic rock and roll, and even a red carper premier, we have it all. The new Gallo Center season is out now […]

ArtView- No Art Drought

ArtView- No Art Drought

By Jim Christiansen Into the heart of Summer, no drought in Art in Modesto. Summer classes and workshops going on at Mistlin Gallery, Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, Dragonfly Art for Life. First Friday Market will open the month, July 1, an extended 4th of July weekend. Kristy Moore and the BlackHearts artists among the […]

Jazz&BluesView – Summer Blow Out

Jazz&BluesView – Summer Blow Out

By Eric Benson Live Music in the downtown Blue Monday party goes to twice a month! Well things are beginning to turn to normalcy a little at a time and the “smile is returning to their faces” as the song goes. Blue Monday Party now goes to twice a month with good turnout and the […]

ArtView: Hot Summer Nights

ArtView: Hot Summer Nights

ArtView: Hot Summer NightsBy Jim Christiansen Time for the Hot summer nights. June 3 is the First Friday Market downtown on Tenth Street. More art vendors in this evolving event. Chartreuse Muse plans a demo outside the gallery. Graffiti USA Car Museum will have an Open House and BBQ Chicken dinner and open the gift […]

Community

TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

Where were you in ’62?   Thomas Downey High School Class of 1962, If you happen to receive a “Save the Date” postcard in the mail that the TDHS 60th Reunion has been delayed, that is for a second Reunion party next year.   Happening soon, The TDHS Class of 1962 Celebration of our 60th […]

By July 6, 2022 Read More →
GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE MODESTO, CA   (JULY 5, 2022)  Ryan Foy has been named Director of Produced Theatre and Special Programming at the Gallo Center for the Arts beginning July 18. The newly created role will be part of the Center’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer […]

By July 5, 2022 Read More →
ZenView – Life’s Lessons

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

By Mary Layton Life’s Lessons The best thing about getting older is that we may actually learn from our mistakes and change the way we have been thinking. I love how Abraham Lincoln puts it: “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Looking back on my own life I […]

BargainView  Sizzling Summertime

BargainView Sizzling Summertime

Sizzling Summertime By Monica Barber Summertime pairs warm sunny weather with many things to do in the sun. But there is also plenty to do while staying cool. Ms. M’s sipping an iced tea lemonade and trying to keep up with her summer reading challenge from the Stanislaus County Library which ends in August. Don’t […]

FitView – Recumbent Bikes

FitView – Recumbent Bikes

By Efren Martinez Recumbent Bikes Are Really Fast When I think of a Recumbent bike, I think of our Uncle Bob. It wasn’t too long ago when Uncle Bob got one and it was the first time I had ever seen anything like it. At first look I thought of it being odd and it […]

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