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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 →
Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery There have been plenty of changes within our establishment known as the Market Modesto. We were a one-stop shop to get craft beer, top-quality cuts, and speciality groceries, along with hand-crafted sandwiches from our deli. Soon after realizing the growing success of the market, it was decided to incorporate a brewery. Persuasion was […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →
Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

BrewView: Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & MocktailsBy Brandilyn Mitchell How do you host a holiday party with yummy drinks for everyone: those who partake as well as your beloved teetotalers and all the kiddos? Do you like mixing cocktails but have a toddler who wants to partake from your glass all the time? We […]

By November 3, 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 →
Recap: The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

Recap: The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

Recap: The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!By Brandilyn Mitchell  Calaveras County is a 90-ish minute drive northeast of Modesto, and boasts some spectacular things to do and see, including being the home of the little gold-rush town of Murphys. You’ll notice as you walk around enjoying the sights and sounds […]

By October 24, 2022 Read More →
MAMA Recap

MAMA Recap

MAMA RecapBy Middagh Goodwin Another year has come and gone for the Modesto Area Music Award and this year was one for the books. Members of all walks came together at the State Theatre to celebrate live entertainment in the great Modesto area, jazzheads mixed with metal heads, and we had some of the youngest […]

By October 19, 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 →
Duarte Poinsettias Celebrates 28 Years Since First Season

Duarte Poinsettias Celebrates 28 Years Since First Season

Duarte Poinsettias Celebrates 28 Years Since First Season HUGHSON, CA, October 04 — Almost three decades after Duarte Nursery first experimented with selling poinsettia flowers, the Stanislaus County nursery is preparing to open its doors for the holiday season once again. On November 12, 2022, Duarte Poinsettias will deck the halls of its greenhouse in […]

By October 4, 2022 Read More →
Double Play Fitness

Double Play Fitness

FitView: Double Play FitnessBy Efren MartinezIn October we get to enjoy some of the best weather all year long. For those who train all year outside, it’s a much welcomed sight. October is close to April’s weather when it comes to how pleasant the temperatures can be. I’d invite you to keep this in mind […]

By October 4, 2022 Read More →
The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!

The Murphys 6th Annual Witch Walk: Eat, Drink & Be Wicked!By Brandilyn Mitchell  Calaveras County is a 90-ish minute drive northeast of Modesto and boasts some spectacular things to do and see, including being the home of the little gold-rush town of Murphys. You’ll notice as you walk around enjoying the sights and sounds that […]

By October 3, 2022 Read More →
Arts and Humanity

Arts and Humanity

ARTS AND HUMANITYBy Patty Castillo Davis Last month I was fortunate enough to attend two 50th Birthday celebrations back to back in one weekend. Both were filled with music and fellowship. It was frenetic, exciting, nostalgic and brought to mind how much we have all been through and how much we rely on one another […]

By October 2, 2022 Read More →