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MJC presents A Streetcar Named Desire

MJC presents A Streetcar Named Desire

Modesto Junior College will present Tennessee Williams’ dazzling masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire, Dec 1-Dec 10th in the Little Theatre on Modesto Junior College East Campus. A Streetcar Named Desire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Tennessee Williams was first performed on Broadway on December 3, 1947.  The first production starred Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, and Kim Hunter. It […]

By November 12, 2023 Read More →
2023 Mama’s Live at The State – 6:30 Tonight

2023 Mama’s Live at The State – 6:30 Tonight

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By October 17, 2023 Read More →
Hip Hop MAMAnees

Hip Hop MAMAnees

Hip Hop MAMAnees  By Joseph Zimmerer This year it has been brought to many people’s attention just how long Hip Hop has been around. All this talk of the 50th birthday of Hip Hop makes this year’s Modesto Area Music Awards extra special. For well over two decades the Modesto Area Music Awards have been […]

By October 4, 2023 Read More →
Interview – Karri Husman

Interview – Karri Husman

Who’s your pal? Pupz ‘n’ Palz saves the day By Steve Perry Where do they go? When animals lose a home or are lost, where do they go? Traditionally, we all think of the pound, a government run entity that tries very hard to reunite pets and owners. But in the course of time, these […]

All Ages View – October

All Ages View – October

By Grace McNamara Happy October, Modesto! It is officially my favorite month. I could go on and on about how beautiful Modesto is in the fall. The air is finally getting a little colder and crisp. Are you ready for the fall season? I know I am! With the arrival of October, Modesto offers a […]

Big Band Jazz Returns to the State

Big Band Jazz Returns to the State

BIG BAND JAZZ RETURNS TO THE STATE THEATER OCTOBER 14 The sounds of Big Band Jazz return to The State Theater in Modesto on Saturday, October 14 with the 21-piece Columbia Big Band. Many of the best jazz musicians in the Valley will perform along with special guest artists. The performance will future the music […]

By September 19, 2023 Read More →
Modesto Sound Awarded $255,000

Modesto Sound Awarded $255,000

Modesto Sound Awarded $255,000 by KDA Creative Corps Modesto, Calif. (June 20, 2023) – The KDA Creative Corps (KDACC) announced that Modesto Sound received $255,000 in funding to execute the California Audio Roots Project from June 2023 to May 2024. The California Audio Roots Project is designed to involve members of the community in recording […]

By August 29, 2023 Read More →
MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTSNICHOLAS HERSH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR 

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTSNICHOLAS HERSH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR 

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTS NICHOLAS HERSH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR  MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association (MSOA) is excited to announce that the Board of Directors has named Nicholas Hersh as the organization’s next Music Director. Hersh is only the ninth music director for the Modesto Symphony Orchestra and he will lead the MSOA’s 93rd season. Hersh’s artistic […]

By August 21, 2023 Read More →
MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PICNIC AT THE POPS PRESENTS ARETHA: A TRIBUTE 

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PICNIC AT THE POPS PRESENTS ARETHA: A TRIBUTE 

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PICNIC AT THE POPS PRESENTS ARETHA: A TRIBUTE  FEATURING THE MUSIC OF ARETHA FRANKLIN, STEVIE WONDER, AND MORE STARRING CAPATHIA JENKINS AND DARRYL JOVAN WILLIAMS  MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra proudly presents Picnic at the Pops! Aretha: A Tribute this September 9, 2023 at 7:30 pm on the beautiful E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds. Picnic at the Pops! […]

By July 31, 2023 Read More →
Library Announces Expanded Service Hours

Library Announces Expanded Service Hours

Library Announces Expanded Service Hours Stanislaus County Library to increase business hours to better meet community needs Stanislaus County Library is pleased to announce changes to its business hours, a move designed to enhance customer convenience and provide increased access to library services.   Effective August 5, 2023, library branches will expand operating hours to […]

By July 23, 2023 Read More →
Operation 9-2-99 July 8th River Cleanup Event

Operation 9-2-99 July 8th River Cleanup Event

Operation 9-2-99 is our project to clean up the Tuolumne River through Modesto and promote recreation opportunities. Our next cleanup will be Saturday, July 8th from 9:00AM-Noon. Our meeting location will be across from 626 Neece Dr. between John Thurman Field and Dryden Golf Course on the north bank of the river. We need a […]

Excessive Heat Prevention Tips for Stanislaus County Residents

Excessive Heat Prevention Tips for Stanislaus County Residents

Excessive Heat Prevention Tips for Stanislaus County ResidentsCooling Centers Available for Temporary Breaks from Warm Temperatures Stanislaus County – As temperatures begin to soar for the first time this year, Stanislaus County PublicHealth is urging residents to prioritize their safety amidst the rising heat. The San Joaquin Valley is expectedto experience triple-digit temperatures from Friday, […]

By June 30, 2023 Read More →
CTF Recognizes StanRTA with the

CTF Recognizes StanRTA with the

2023 Bus Transit Project of the Year Award Modesto, CA — The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) is pleased to announce its remarkable achievement in winning the prestigious CTF Award for Rural Bus Transit Project of the Year. The award, presented by the California Transportation Foundation (CTF), recognizes StanRTA’s exceptional efforts in enhancing rural public […]

By June 16, 2023 Read More →
DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST MOSQUITO‐BORNE VIRUSES

DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST MOSQUITO‐BORNE VIRUSES

DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST MOSQUITO‐BORNE VIRUSES STANISLAUS COUNTY – The East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts(MADs) confirmed the detection of West Nile Virus(WNV) in one mosquito sample from Stanislaus County. As of June 12, 2023, WNV has been detected in 9 California counties, with WNV activity confirmed in 0 humans, 16 dead birds, and 15 […]

By June 16, 2023 Read More →
AllAgesView – June

AllAgesView – June

by Grace McNamara As the summer sun shines upon us, it’s time to embrace the vibrant energy that June brings to our beloved city.. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the June delights awaiting you in Modesto! It’s officially Concert in the park season! Get ready to groove to the rhythm of live music […]