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UnpluggedView: The Saint Valentine’s Delay Mass Acher

UnpluggedView: The Saint Valentine’s Delay Mass Acher

UnpluggedView: The Saint Valentine’s Delay Mass Acherby Aaron Rowan “Een nieuwe lente, een nieuw geluid,” as they say in the Netherlands. A new spring, a new sound. After a two-month delay, Sunday Afternoons At CBS is hosting its annual Valentine Concert & Tea on April 3 at 3 PM. The torch has passed to Liisa […]

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Without ART the Earth is Just EH.

Without ART the Earth is Just EH.

MAMAView: Without ART the Earth is Just EH.By Middagh Goodwin I put on my first gig in over 2 years on March 23rd a sold-out Rockabilly show with Koffin Kats and The Pendletons at Ralston’s Goat. It felt good to see several people I have not seen in 2 or more years and to hear […]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Comes to Graffiti USA

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Comes to Graffiti USA

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” Comes to the Graffiti Museum on April 2nd MODESTO, CA (March 28 2022) – We all know and love the classic 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, but we cannot wait to see it performed LIVE by Modesto Christian Performing Arts at the Gallo Center on April 8th. The Modesto Graffiti USA Museum is […]

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Trail View

Trail View

By Darin JesbergLace up those hiking shoes and pump up those knobby tires- there’s a lot of great things going on this April in our community. Get outside to enjoy our open spaces like Dry Creek and the Tuolumne River Regional Parks. Haven’t been out there yet?  We invite you to get out and enjoy […]

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RockabillyView: Celebrating Modesto’s Roots in Music

RockabillyView: Celebrating Modesto’s Roots in Music

RockabillyView: Celebrating Modesto’s Roots in MusicBy Middagh Goodwin A key component and root sound of Rockabilly and in turn Rock n’ Roll can be traced back to the Doghouse slap bass style of Fred Maddox. The Maddox Brothers and Rose started playing music in Modesto back in 1937 and garnered crowds wherever they played. Bill […]

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MAMAView: Learn, Play, Support

MAMAView: Learn, Play, Support

MAMAView:By Middagh Goodwin It is March and we are celebrating Music in Education in the BigView. I would encourage anyone to enroll in a music class, either in school or at one of the great local schools of Rock. There is Valley Music Institute here in downtown Modesto that Darin Morris has been running since […]

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FitView: Modesto Bike Trails

FitView: Modesto Bike Trails

FitView: Your Modesto Bike TrailsBy Efren Martinez This March’s FitView was inspired by our friend Middagh Goodwin. It was he who gave me the idea as well as the information on our local bike trails. Honestly, I was never one to explore our local trails since I’ve always been more of a road bike kind […]

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JazzBluesView: Live Music Downtown

JazzBluesView: Live Music Downtown

JazzBuesView: Live Music DowntownBy Eric Benson Live Music Downtown, Put your mask on and come on down! Well, I got my soul vaccination, got boosted and still got Covid but got through it and am alive to tell the tale. Please get vaccinated folks for yourself and for those around you that are vulnerable. People […]

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GeekView: The Latinx Comic Arts Festival

GeekView: The Latinx Comic Arts Festival

GeekView: The Latinx Comic Arts FestivalBy Dr. Theresa Rojas   The 2022 Latinx Comic Arts Festival (LCAF) returns LIVE March 25-26 (11am-7pm) for a 2-day FREE comics convention at Modesto Junior College! LCAF is the Central Valley’s celebration of Latino comic arts creators and friends. We showcase some of the most talented people in the […]

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Women Are Essential

Women Are Essential

Women Are EssentialBy Patty Castillo Davis The 2022 Women’s History Month theme is “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”, is both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout […]

PSA: Stanislaus County Mask Recommendations

PSA: Stanislaus County Mask Recommendations

Stanislaus County Mask Recommendations Stanislaus County – The Omicron variant has spread widely in Stanislaus County since late December, peaking in the second week of January. Our case rates are still high but continue to decrease. Most people in Stanislaus County are now protected against severe disease from COVID-19, either from vaccination or previous infection. […]

By February 28, 2022 Read More →
Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week 

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week 

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week  Modesto, CA — The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) and the City of Turlock (Turlock Transit), the two public transit providers in Stanislaus County, announced today that all rides on all fixed route buses will be free for passengers during Go Green Week (March 13-19, […]

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Modesto’s 28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Modesto’s 28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

The 28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration returns this year as a YouTube virtual event on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. For the past 28 years, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration has had a distinguished history in our community and has presented at Modesto Junior College an array of amazing Civil Rights […]

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FitView: Tennis Anyone?

FitView: Tennis Anyone?

FitView” Tennis Anyone? By Efren Martinez As we move forward into a New Year I can only be extremely optimistic. I anticipate a fast end to the Omicron surge and remain hopeful that we may finally see an end to this terrible virus. Much of January I spent trying to figure out ways to best […]

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BargainView: Love Is All Around

BargainView: Love Is All Around

BargainView: Love Is All AroundBy Monica Barber There are oodles of reasons to love the fierce month of February, especially with all the love in the air. Ms M has been getting out more than staying in and just finished enjoying the return of Art Walk every third Thursday of the month. February is a […]

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