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Graffiti Summer Eats and Treats

Graffiti Summer Eats and Treats

Classic Summer Treats By Chris Murphy Just like when you go to a baseball game, it is all about the hot dog. When it is Graffiti Summer, it is all about the burgers, fries and shakes, and of course a good hot dog too. Modesto USA has some classic places to enjoy a meal, whether […]

Classic Graffiti Hits

Classic Graffiti Hits

Classic Hits George Lucas built American Graffiti around some of the best songs ever. The music was so important to him, that he spent nearly 10% of the total budget to make the film on music rights. It was the first movie to be built around pop songs as most movies and musicals had songs […]

Legends of the Cruise 2019

Legends of the Cruise 2019

Legends of the Cruise By Chris Murphy   George Lucas’ American Graffiti was released in 1973 and since then, Modesto USA has been immortalized in one of the top 100 films of all time.   There were so many people, cars and experiences that George drew inspiration from and these were all put together for this […]

BigView – Graffiti Summer 2019

BigView – Graffiti Summer 2019

The BigView By Chris Murphy The Graffiti Summer sprit of Modesto USA is so much more than classic cars and nostalgia. Who we are today and what we will be, comes from our culture, our people and our sense of community. Communities like Modesto, that have great stories and history, and have a strong art, […]

What If ?

What If ?

What if? We had a way to celebrate our American Graffiti History? We had a museum to share our Graffiti USA history? We had a place where we could show our classic cars and collectibles? We had a showplace for cars, rock and roll history, radio history, educational space, Modesto history? We took our place […]

PerformingView – Happy Summer

PerformingView – Happy Summer

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn Happy Summer Readers! May your days be filled with adventure, exploration and wonders. If you are looking to enhance your artistic and dramatic flairs consider attending a summer camp in theater, dance, singing, music or art. Camps are offered at Gallo, Hammonds House in Oakdale and local theater and dance companies. […]

MoBand Turns 100

MoBand Turns 100

MoBand Turns 100 By Chris Murphy For as long as we can remember, these amazing summer Thursday nights with MoBand and 3,000 of your friends in the Mancini Bowl bandshell at Graceada park, with food, drink, wine, and fun sounds have made the perfect evening; a hall of fame slice of Modestocana. This 100-year season […]

Go Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Go Oakdale Chocolate Festival

The 27th Annual Chocolate Festival in Oakdale is taking place on May 18th-19th from 9-5 pm at Wood Park(Junction of Hwy 120 &108.) There will be over 200 vendors of all types including Chocolate at this great family-friendly event. There is a Kid Zone, Fun Run, Classic Car Show and live music by some of […]

By April 30, 2019 Read More →
Sir Tom Jones at the Bob Hope Theater

Sir Tom Jones at the Bob Hope Theater

Richter Entertainment Group presents Sir Tom Jones at Bob Hope Theater Show ReView. By Efren J Martinez It didn’t take show goers long to pack the historically beautiful, Fox/Bob Hope Theater in Stockton, California on April 26th. Sir Tom Jones always delivers, according to my wife and mother-in-law. This was their third time seeing the […]

By April 28, 2019 Read More →
Valley Talent Project Call for Entries

Valley Talent Project Call for Entries

Performer applications are now being accepted for the 2019 edition of The Valley Talent Project. Co-presented with the Modesto Bee, this is the talent showcase that thrills the community each year while supporting the non-profit Gallo Center! Cash prizes and scholarships are awarded to local singers, dancers, musicians, specialty performers and more—all of them hoping […]

All Ages View- Happy Spring

All Ages View- Happy Spring

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson Happy Spring Modesto! We kicked off the season with some beautiful sunny days as well as some beautiful rainy ones. The best way to enjoy this weather is to get outside of course. The most exciting event coming up this month, I believe, is Earth Day at Graceada Park on the […]

ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. Watch out! Your shoe’s untied…AAAGH! There’s a spider in your hair…April Fools. Did I get you? Somewhere second graders are falling for these classics. Because of this, I’ve decided to go back to the old days and momentous dates in history. April 1, 1778, is acknowledged as the […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →
The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 The Latino Comics Expo, the nation’s premier convention spotlighting the work of Latino comics creators, is making its first appearance at Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 in Modesto, CA. Founded in 2011 by Ricardo Padilla and […]

By March 12, 2019 Read More →
Jazz&WorldView

Jazz&WorldView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this I often hear from my older friends that there is “nothing happening” in the way of a club for our age group where you can see a show with some good food, drink and dance and home by ten. Well I am conspiring […]

GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

Greetings fellow Irish! March is a magic month and the possibilities can take you in a lot of directions. First, the greater Modesto area and the foothills are flat out gorgeous, so you need to get out and explore as much as possible. We are super lucky that not only do we have more events […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →