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Jazz&WorldView

Jazz&WorldView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well I hope everyone survived the Hollidaze and are on to the resolutions at hand! I haven’t got all my resolutions in hand, but what can I say it’s a work in progress. One however […]

By February 8, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
MAMAView: Opportunities

MAMAView: Opportunities

MAMAView: Opportunities By Middagh Goodwin      Over the last few years, the Modesto Area Music Association has teamed up with several events and helped create a few new ones to give more opportunities for local talent to perform live. We book over a hundred paying gigs for local musicians each year and hope to […]

By February 8, 2019 Read More →
Remembering Grace

Remembering Grace

Remembering Grace By Middagh Goodwin The Fourth Annual Grace Lieberman Tribute Valentine Cabaret Concert and Tea is taking place Sunday, February 10th at Congregation Beth Shalom. Christine Capsuto will be accompanied on piano by Elizabeth Neff and performing opera, operetta, Traditional Jewish songs and duets. Christine has graced the CBS stage in the past; she commands […]

By February 6, 2019 Read More →
UnpluggedView: Opera Uma Uma Opera

UnpluggedView: Opera Uma Uma Opera

Unplugged View by Aaron Rowan Opera, Uma. Uma, Opera. “Opera is like watching the Kardashians, but with better music.” That’s how my dear friend Hillari DeSchane once described this art form rife with absurdity and intrigue. Hillari is Modesto Unplugged’s renaissance-woman-in-residence: opera lover, historical pet mystery author, and member of Modesto’s ‘Becoming Jane Austen’ book […]

By February 3, 2019 Read More →
Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

BrewView Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!) by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell To help you woo your special someone this month, we thought we’d share our perfect “going out” & “staying in” pairings of our favorite sweet drinks and treats. Whether you’re taking out a partner, beloved family member, best friend or you’re […]

By February 1, 2019 Read More →
BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView: Blues Beginnings By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and happy new year to you. 2018 was a great year for music and I am really excited about what is in store for us this year. I honestly believe that the music scene in Modesto is growing and getting better in a lot of ways. I […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
Songwriter View Dayspring

Songwriter View Dayspring

Songwriter View: DAYSPRING By Patty Castillo Davis Welcome to the new year! We are creatures of habit-call it loyalty, call it routine, whatever you name it, it’s comfortable. Step out of that place and discover. Vanessa Valencia is a name to notice, an artist to follow, a fresh face to learn about. An Alternative Independent […]

By January 1, 2019 Read More →
Noel the Musical comes to the Gallo Center

Noel the Musical comes to the Gallo Center

NOËL – THE MUSICAL HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NORTH AMERICAN TOUR COMES  TO THE GALLO CENTER THIS DECEMBER 17TH   BEST SELLING CHILDREN’S AUTHOR AND AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER TEAM UP TO CREATE A MAGICAL NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL! NOËL, the stunning new Holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl) and preeminent Irish film composer Liam Bates is coming […]

By December 11, 2018 Read More →
InterView – Dr. Jim Johnson

InterView – Dr. Jim Johnson

InterView By Chris Murphy Jim Johnson – Gallo Center Repertory Company Modesto is so fortunate to have local stars that are champions of stage and theatre performance. Not only that, we are fortunate the drama and performing arts are strong in our local schools and notably at Modesto Junior College. One of these local stars […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
Jazz&World View

Jazz&World View

Jazz & Blues View by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Wow and here we are again, Bam! The Holidaze coming at you. It seems only yesterday I was at the mall hearing “you have ten minutes to finalize your purchases”, as I […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
PerformingView – December Classics

PerformingView – December Classics

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn & Chris Murphy The last month of the year has finally arrived. We become busy with holiday shopping, festivities, cooking and decorating. It is a good time to relax and de-stress by going to the theater. It’s time to create new family traditions. I coordinate the annual Dickens Faire at the […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
SongwriterView – Outro

SongwriterView – Outro

SongwriterView By Patty Castillo Davis Outro It would be easy to list every musical happening of worth in our scene from 2018-Grammy Winner John McCutcheon, the incarnation of the Drum Love Drum Circle, the first annual International Woman’s Day Music extravaganza, the incomparable Porchfest, the Buddy Holly Tribute, Red Tie Arts’ phenomenal concert series, the […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
BigView – Tis the Season to Celebrate

BigView – Tis the Season to Celebrate

The BigView By Chris Murphy Tis the Season to Celebrate The weekend after Thanksgiving when the leaves turn and the excitement in the air turns festive. Whether is it the holiday parties, the new snow on the ground or the anticipation of winter break, there is just a cool feeling in the air. We are […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
BluesView: Winter Blues

BluesView: Winter Blues

BluesView: Winter Blues By Earl Matthews Here we are friends, closing the books on 2018. It was a good year in many respects. Kicking it off on the 1st Tony and the Tuff Times will be at Ridgeways in Modesto. December 3rd is a huge tribute to the late great Lazy Lester. You can check […]

By December 1, 2018 Read More →
Art – Jim Christiansen December 2018

Art – Jim Christiansen December 2018

December Art View 2018 By Jim Christiansen Update on the point of the Graceada Park Performance Art Project. Even though I’ve returned to Riverside, California, my birthplace over the past 40 some years I’ve been in Modesto, I have no immediate plans to move back, just visit Riverside events like the opening of the Cheech […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →