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PorchFestView – May 22

PorchFestView – May 22

By: Chris Murphy Let the celebrations begin as Porchfest is back! Kate, Ruhi and Trisha, who also bring us ModShop in the fall, have set the date of May 22 for the biggest community wide concert. There are over 30 porches in the neighborhoods surrounding downtown Modesto that will be hosting bands on their porches. […]

BargainView- May Your Month Blossom

BargainView- May Your Month Blossom

By Monica Barber May is one of those months that feels like a dream. The warmer weather makes it seems is as if you are looking through rose-colored glasses and the world is brand new. The birds are out sharing their songs, everything from flowers to trees is in full bloom and the weather hints […]

HistoryView – Protecting our Landmarks

HistoryView – Protecting our Landmarks

By Harrison Power, Landmark Preservation Commission Chairman April 18th, 2022 marked the return of Modesto’s Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC), its first meeting since 2020 when project plans were approved for the Southern Pacific Depot. That review ultimately yielded a productive collaboration between the City and the community to ensure the continued preservation of a Modesto […]

MemorialView – Flying the colors in 2022

MemorialView – Flying the colors in 2022

By Chris Murphy It is so very important that we remember all of those who served defending our freedom. What is happening in Ukraine now reminds us how important freedom and independence is and how fragile democracy can be without those that serve with honor. We celebrate honor those who serve and have served with […]

GraffitiView – Graffiti Summer is Coming

GraffitiView – Graffiti Summer is Coming

by Chris Murphy This is the 60th Anniversary of Modesto’s most famous high school class ever, the Class of ’62. Just in case you didn’t know, Modesto USA is the Home of American Graffiti and the Home of George Lucas. Everyone who calls Modesto home should be proud of this. Even if you don’t want […]

PerformingView

PerformingView

By Chris Murphy This is the month when we start learning about the new performing arts seasons. During May, we will learn about the new Gallo Center season and we are excited for that. There are so many new things on stage or rescheduled events from before that will make your evenings interesting. More and […]

ParkRangerView

ParkRangerView

New Park Ranger Program By Chris Murphy One of the most important issues for the use of parks is safety. There are so many issues and problems that could create issues in our public spaces, so Modesto worked on a innovative alternative. Modesto Police Chief Brandon Gillespie and his team have created a new Park […]

Kids Day  – May 10

Kids Day – May 10

GoModesto Help support Modesto’s Salvation Army by buying a paper. In a throwback to the old days of hawking newspapers directly to customers, volunteers man Kidz Day Corners throughout Modesto and will be selling a special Kidz Day Newspaper by 209Media. Drivers can buy Kidz Day papers from the volunteers for just $1.00 to support […]

MoBand 2022 Season

MoBand 2022 Season

MoBand announces 2022 concert season Concerts start June 9 at Modesto’s Graceada Park The Modesto Band of Stanislaus County (MoBand) starts its summer concert season June 9 at Mancini Bowl in Modesto’s Graceada Park.  The band’s opening concert will feature rock-and-roll music to kick off Modesto’s Graffiti Celebration. The music of Roy Orbison, The Everly […]

By April 20, 2022 Read More →
2022 Outsidelands Line up Announced! – Green Day and more!

2022 Outsidelands Line up Announced! – Green Day and more!

14TH ANNUAL OUTSIDE LANDS SET FOR AUGUST 5-7, 2022 GREEN DAY, POST MALONE AND SZA ALSO FEATURING JACK HARLOW, WEEZER, PHOEBE BRIDGERS, ILLENIUM, LIL UZI VERT, KALI UCHIS, DISCLOSURE, MITSKI, POLO & PAN, ANITTA & MANY MORE 2022 3-DAY GA, VIP, PAYMENT PLAN & GOLDEN GATE CLUB PASSES ON SALE – APRIL 20 AT 10AM […]

SongwriterView: Creatives Spring Into Action

SongwriterView: Creatives Spring Into Action

Creatives Spring Into ActionBy Patty Castillo Davis Last month I had the pleasure of seeing Melissa Etheridge live at our Gallo Center for the Arts. It was a frenetic rocking night of music filled with sensual lyrics, tight, rhythmic melodies and ballads almost too personal for public consumption. I was thinking about what kind of […]

ArtView: April Showers Us With Art

ArtView: April Showers Us With Art

ArtView: April Showers Us With ArtBy Jim Christiansen April showers us with art quilts at MJC East and Mistlin Gallery, a new show at Chartreuse Muse. Janet Hardie is at the Kruse-Lucas gallery on Tully Rd, across the street from the MJC Art Gallery, and another Third Thursday Art Walk in Mix. Do not be […]

By April 5, 2022 Read More →
GeekView: Mark Your Calendars

GeekView: Mark Your Calendars

GeekView: Mark Your CalendarsBy Middagh Goodwin April is not a month you normally would think would be packed full of geeky fun, but this year you would be wrong. Rogue One and the Original Star Wars Trilogy will be on the big screen once again at The State at the end of the month with […]

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GreetingsView – Let’s Get Real

GreetingsView – Let’s Get Real

Greetings friends, It’s April, so let’s get real friends. Literally, let’s get real. Really real. What do I mean by get real? This is about taking living in the here and now and making our own community better. The things that we can actually put our fingers on, the knobs that we can twist, the […]

PoetryView – Artists Open Studio

PoetryView – Artists Open Studio

PoetryView By Chris Murphy April is National Poetry Month. We are very fortunate to have so much local poetry talent in our area. We have multiple current and ex poet laureates, we have poetry slams with a National Slam championship, we have a Ninja Poet that moonlights as an action hero while by day a […]