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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 →
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 →
Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA

Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA

Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA By Middagh Goodwin and Carly Russell     On the heels of Hispanic heritage month, and as the Modesto Crusier’s Council works towards recognition for their community and cultural pastime, (gatherings that commingle their love for classic cars and a celebration of family and support for the […]

By October 29, 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 →
Live Music in the Downtown

Live Music in the Downtown

Jazz-Blues View: Live Music In The DowntownBy Eric Benson Well, I am officially old and a card-carrying member of AARP, and Medicare! turned 65 years young with a celebration of a garden party in Berkeley. New Orleans food, live music with the Blue Monday Band and friends. Good to be alive and kickin!, as many […]

By September 5, 2022 Read More →
InterView – Katie Barber – Modesto Children’s Museum

InterView – Katie Barber – Modesto Children’s Museum

Intro by Chris Murphy & Abigail Power Modesto is the envy of many communities for our volunteer sprit. This is truly why so many of the special things happen in our community. MoBand? Volunteers. Gallo Center? Volunteers. Prospect Theatre? Volunteers. Graffiti USA Museum? Volunteers. Salvation Army? Volunteers. From our non-profits to our cultural experiences volunteers […]

By September 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
BigView –  Be a kid again!

BigView – Be a kid again!

It’s time for everyone to be a kid again! by Chris Murphy Every once in a while, we all need to be reminded to see the whimsy, the magic and the possibilities of our world. The way a kid views the world can be good for all of us. I kind of feel like a […]

By September 5, 2022 0 Comments 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 in the Plaza September

Music in the Plaza September

GoModesto: Music in the PlazaKicking off the month of September on the First Friday Greg Edwards of Off the Air has booked a trio of great artists Perhapsy, Mae Powell and The Breathing Room. If you have caught any of his showcases over the year you will know that this is going to be something special. […]

By September 1, 2022 Read More →
SongwriterView: There Is A Harmony in Autumn…

SongwriterView: There Is A Harmony in Autumn…

SongwriterView: There Is A Harmony in Autumn… By Patty Castillo Davis It’s time. Can we get a break from this heat already? I know, last month, I was singing the songs of the Summer. I’m ready for Fall. I’m all over it. I’m picturing a very nice stroll through the downtown Modesto Certified Farmer’s Market. […]

By September 1, 2022 Read More →
Knights Ferry Music Festival

Knights Ferry Music Festival

GoKnights Ferry: Music Festival John Shaw and the guys in Whiskey Skull had so much fun last year that they are doing it again, on September 3rd out on the green next to the 50’s Roadhouse don’t miss the 2nd Annual Knights Ferry Music Festival. This is an all-ages hard rockin’ music festival featuring Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers a tribute to ZZTop, Whiskey […]

By August 24, 2022 Read More →
MAMAView: A Call for MAMAnees

MAMAView: A Call for MAMAnees

MAMAView: A Call for MAMAneesBy Middagh Goodwin 23 years ago Chris Murphy and Chris Ricci had discussed a vision over lunch at Harvest Moon to celebrate our local musicians and the Modesto Area Music Awards were born. The first year was held at Club Max at the then Red Lion Hotel(now the DoubleTree by Hilton). […]

By August 9, 2022 Read More →