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GeekView: Celebrating 10 Years of StocktonCon

GeekView: Celebrating 10 Years of StocktonCon

GeekView: Celebrating 10 Years of StocktonConBy Middagh Goodwin StocktonCon is celebrating 10 years of geeky fun at the Stockton Arena on August 13-14th 11 am-5 pm each day. Overwhelming fan support has helped StocktonCon move from a one-day event at the University of the Pacific in 2012, to one of the top pop culture events […]

By August 2, 2022 Read More →
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 […]

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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 →
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 →
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 […]

By March 2, 2022 Read More →
GeekView: May the Fourth Be With You

GeekView: May the Fourth Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With YouBy Middagh Goodwin Modesto is known for many things but one thing that geeks around the world know it for is being the hometown of George Lucas the creator of Star Wars and American Graffiti. Modesto is the first city to make an official proclamation making May the 4th, […]

By April 30, 2021 Read More →
These Are The Droids You Are Looking For

These Are The Droids You Are Looking For

On May the 4th the USPS will be launching a new set of stamps inspired by Modesto’s very own George Lucas epic serial Star Wars. The main post office on Kearney will be rolling them out in celebratory fashion so make sure to stop on by the post office during business hours. The characters fans […]

By April 29, 2021 Read More →
PetView: Haute Dog

PetView: Haute Dog

Over the last year, people have gotten more into their pets than ever before, and during the pandemic, many have gotten new furry friends. Along with that, there appears to be a new creativity in pet ownership and at least one person in our community has taken it to a new level. You have heard […]

By February 28, 2021 Read More →
GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With YouBy Middagh Goodwin Modesto is known for many things but one thing that geeks around the world know it for is being the hometown of George Lucas the creator of Star Wars and American Graffiti. Modesto was the first city to make an official proclamation making May the 4th, […]

By April 29, 2020 Read More →
GeekView: LatinX Comic Art  Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art FestivalBy Dr. Theresa Rojas Just when you thought things couldn’t get better this March, Modesto Junior College is hosting the Latinx Comic Arts Festival (LCAF). Directed by Dr. Theresa Rojas, the Festival will have almost 60 tables of comic art creators as well as 10 panels and workshops over two days […]

By March 1, 2020 Read More →
Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday is our way of getting to know our neighbors, those who have a story to tell but maybe not a featured spread.  The artists, musicians, teachers, business owners and creators all around us. This week we asked a few questions of Octobers Cover Creatures, the Victorines.

By September 27, 2019 Read More →
GEEKView: August Full of Fun

GEEKView: August Full of Fun

GeekView: August full of FunBy Middagh Goodwin I can remember a time when you would have to look far and wide to find something fun if you were into nerdy stuff. Now just about every month there is a new blockbuster, there shows on just about every network and streaming service and local and regional […]

By July 29, 2019 Read More →
Stray Cat Lee Rocker

Stray Cat Lee Rocker

Interview: The Stray Cat Lee RockerBy Middagh Goodwin Lee Rocker is celebrating 40 years of music with his band the Stray Cats with a new album 40 which just came out and a world tour scheduled. Before he embarks on this momentous occasion, he will be bringing his band to the Gallo Center on June 8th right […]

By May 28, 2019 Read More →
The Ranger gets OST Vinyl Release

The Ranger gets OST Vinyl Release

Cinepocalypse organizers have joined forces with Creep Records for the release of their first vinyl record, the soundtrack to Jenn Wexler’s acclaimed punk slasher The Ranger. The Soundtrack will include 20 tracks of punk rock and country including songs from FANG, Authorities, The Avengers, the Lobstrosities and 4 songs by Rotten UK who performed live in the movie. […]

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You By Middagh Goodwin   Since 1977, “May the Force be With You” has been part of the global lexicon. This phrase, created by Modesto native George Lucas symbolizes the magic and influence of his epic film Star Wars, the follow-up film to his breakthrough American Graffiti. Just say “May […]

By April 27, 2019 Read More →