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MAMAView: Post Pandemic Renaissance

MAMAView: Post Pandemic Renaissance

MAMAView: Post Pandemic RenaissanceBy Middagh Goodwin Historically after a pandemic or any life-altering event on a major scale happens there is an explosion in creativity. We are not there yet(though I am looking forward to it) but we have seen many of our fantastic local entertainers back out and performing with a newfound joy. Hopefully, […]

By October 12, 2021 Read More →
ZenView: Necessity

ZenView: Necessity

ZenView: Necessity Mary Layton  I knew a wise man who always used to ask : “Is it necessary ?” – I think this is a really good question that I can apply to anything I think or do all day long! It is amazing when you find out that a lot of what we think […]

By October 6, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Wham-O Fitness

FitView: Wham-O Fitness

FitView: Wham-O Fitness By Efren Martinez   Back in high school, I was known to many of my friends as the “flying flyer”. Unknown to any of us back then were the benefits we got when we gathered to play Frisbee. Many times after a full day of school we would gather at a local park […]

By October 5, 2021 Read More →
UnpluggedView: Strange Magic

UnpluggedView: Strange Magic

UnpluggedView: Strange Magicby Aaron Rowan High art goes high-tech this month when Opera Modesto returns to the Gallo Center with its first production of the season: Mozart’s final opera ‘The Magic Flute.’ Featuring a cast of about 20 vocalists, the piece is a fairytale full of gorgeous music, comical star turns, laughter, sorrow, and unusual […]

By October 4, 2021 Read More →
BrewVeiw: Lumberyard Cellars, A Great Addition to the 120

BrewVeiw: Lumberyard Cellars, A Great Addition to the 120

BrewVeiw: Lumberyard Cellars, A Great Addition to the 120 By Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell   If your friend asks you “Wanna go to the Lumberyard?”, and you respond “No, I don’t really want to go to Home Depot today,” you are gravely misinformed! Lumberyard Cellars is a new wine bar in Escalon, and yes, you do […]

By October 3, 2021 Read More →
BargainView: Spooky Season!

BargainView: Spooky Season!

BargainView: Spooky Season!By Monica Barber         The change of season is marked by a briskness in the air that creeps in slowly, bringing with it a coolness that lets you know that Fall is all around. Ms M feels a chill up her spine as she walks through the early morning Farmer’s […]

By October 2, 2021 Read More →
ArtView: Falling Leaves and Halloween

ArtView: Falling Leaves and Halloween

ArtView: Falling Leaves and Halloween By  Jim Christiansen The season of Falling Leaves and Halloween.  In the middle of October is Stanislaus Artist Open Studio, rescheduled 3 times since 2020 to October 16 and 17.  Hard copy maps are available from the 40 or so participating artists and downtown galleries. Online,  get the map pdf […]

By October 1, 2021 Read More →
Jazz/BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz/BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz/BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!By Eric Benson Fall is upon us with the hope of coolness, turning colors of the leaves and pretty please with sugar on top let it rain! We survived the sizzle of summer, California fires, the second wave of a global pandemic. I don’t know about you but I’m ready […]

By October 1, 2021 Read More →
RockabillyView: Cruise Night

RockabillyView: Cruise Night

RockabillyView: Rockabilly Cruise NightBy Middagh Goodwin Rockabilly music owes a debt to Modesto and more directly to the Maddox Brothers & Sister Rose and to be specific Fred Maddox big thumping slap bass sound. One of the key components to any good rockabilly act is that rhythmic slap bass that we hear from everything from […]

By September 27, 2021 Read More →
NEW Regional Transit System Offers a Simplified Fare Structure for 2022

NEW Regional Transit System Offers a Simplified Fare Structure for 2022

NEW Regional Transit System Offers a Simplified Fare Structure for 2022 Modesto, CA — The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) Board unanimously approved a simplified fare structure for Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) services. The simplified fares will go into effect in January 2022. Until that time, rides on all MAX […]

By September 24, 2021 Read More →
GoOakdale: Chocolate is Life

GoOakdale: Chocolate is Life

GoOakdale: Chocolate is LifeThe Oakdale Chocolate Festival will be taking place September 25th and 26th 9 am-5 pm 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, skate boarding demonstration, […]

By September 18, 2021 Read More →
MAMAView: Charity Starts With You

MAMAView: Charity Starts With You

MAMAView:: Charity Starts With YouBy Middagh Goodwin A fantastic way to help get your name out there, play in front of new faces and give back to the community is by performing for non-profit and community events. One such event is the annual Modstock which just took place on August 22nd. Performing at or creating […]

By September 12, 2021 Read More →
Feels Like the First Time: Interview with Jeff Pilson of Foreigner

Feels Like the First Time: Interview with Jeff Pilson of Foreigner

Feels Like the First Time: Interview with Jeff Pilson of Foreigner By Middagh Goodwin   With over 45 years of recording and touring worldwide and over a dozen hits Foreigner is sure to please fans new and old when they perform with Great White at Basi Nationwide Amphitheater at the Fruit Yard on October 7th. […]

By September 7, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Mental Fitness Let It Go!

FitView: Mental Fitness Let It Go!

FitView: Mental Fitness Let It GO!By Efren Martinez Like many of you, I too enjoyed watching the Olympics last month. It was beyond exciting for me as I was reminded of just what the human body can accomplish. The one thing that stood out the most for me of the Olympics was Simone Biles’ courage […]

By September 4, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Public Health Issues Health Order Requiring Use of Face

Stanislaus County Public Health Issues Health Order Requiring Use of Face

Stanislaus County Public Health Issues Health Order Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Maintain Healthcare System Capacity Stanislaus County – Since most restrictions from the State of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy were lifted on June 15, 2021, the average daily case rate of COVID-19 in Stanislaus […]

By September 2, 2021 Read More →