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MJC Women’s Team Wins State Championship!

MJC Women’s Team Wins State Championship!

Let’s all celebrate the amazing accomplishment of the MJC Women’s Golf team. This is the first time in history MjC women’s golf has ever won State Championship!! Coach Milan Motroni & Assistant Coach Dana Arnold-Ebster led the girls to victory! These details from the MJC Website: Despite not having any individuals finish among the top […]

By November 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Tom Petty Tribute – Nov 18

Tom Petty Tribute – Nov 18

Celebrate the Life & Music of Tom Petty Tom Petty Tribute – November 18. 7 pm We just lost Tom Petty and he just finished a huge tour before his passing. Let’s remember all of his music and sing all of the hits. Celebrate the music of the legendary Tom Petty with your Modesto Area […]

By November 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
MJC Science presents – ³The Earth Has a History: Rates of Geologic Change and Global Warming”

MJC Science presents – ³The Earth Has a History: Rates of Geologic Change and Global Warming”

Science presentation on “The Earth Has a History: Rates of Geologic Change and Global Warming” offered The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) invites the community to the free presentation “The Earth Has a History: Rates of Geologic Change and Global Warming” by Garry Hayes, MJC professor of geology. The talk is Friday, December 1, […]

By November 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ChefView – Bayou Goes Deeper South Y’all

ChefView – Bayou Goes Deeper South Y’all

Chef View By Chris Murphy Bayou Goes Deeper South with Chef Daniel Antior The N’awlins flavors are better than ever. If you love New Orleans food like I do, you are going to love the new Bayou Menu. I have three words for you: Shrimp AND Grits. You have to feel the New Orleans thing, […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
PerformingView – November on Stage

PerformingView – November on Stage

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn and Chris Murphy I am so excited about the Gallo Arts Reparatory Theater’s production of The Miracle Worker. The cast, crew, set, costumes, direction will astound, educate and amaze you! I have been consulting with the actors portraying Helen and Annie about Sign Language especially fingerspelling. Get your tickets today. Introduce […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

Cup of Joe

Cup of Joe

5 Spots for Coffee in Downtown Modesto Preservation Coffee & Tea 1030 J Street-They take coffee as seriously as we do. Quick and friendly service regardless if you want just a cup of joe or one of their signature drinks. Great spot to hang out with some friends or get some work done and check out […]

By November 11, 2017 Read More →
Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery Urban Outdoorsman

Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery Urban Outdoorsman

Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery, the Urban Outdoorsman by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Drake’s Brewing’s Barrel Project, run by Travis Camacho and Zack Bassett has been busy! Not only did they collaborate with Do Good previously on the Benevolent Brew, a beer created to match Do Good’s Benevolent Czar, now […]

By November 3, 2017 Read More →
Pumpkin Spice Sweetness

Pumpkin Spice Sweetness

November 2017 BrewView: Pumpkin Spice Sweetness by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell BrewView Pumpkin Spice Sweetness by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell We knew it would only be a matter of time before the words “pumpkin” and “spice” came before “cocktail” and that time is now! Our friends at Fuzio Universal Bistro created a new […]

By November 1, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi

BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi

BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Ah, finally, it’s fall! California is cooling down, leaves are falling, and we are back to a two-day-a-week watering schedule (for those of us that water at all!). If you are sick of literally pumpkin spice flavored everything, we have the perfect […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
ChefView – Papachino’s Mediterranean Heaven

ChefView – Papachino’s Mediterranean Heaven

Chef View By Tasha Williams Papachino’s – A Smooth Transition into Mediterranean Heaven My picture may not have given it away. So, just in case, I am going to help you out here. I am not Greek. I have never sailed the Mediterranean Sea, nor have I had an opportunity to visit any of the […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →

Event Calendar

MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks by Middagh Goodwin November is the Month of giving thanks. I know I am grateful for all the great entertainment opportunities we are afforded living right here in Modesto. It is amazing how much creativity surrounds and is available to us. What can you do to show your gratitude and support of […]

By November 5, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this By Eric Benson And on to Fall & the Holidaze we go. Button up your overcoats and find that old umbrella you’re going to need pretty soon. Plenty to do this month before we come together with family and friends to cool the […]

By November 4, 2017 Read More →
GEEKView

GEEKView

GEEKView by Middagh Goodwin If you are a Geek you are very lucky to be living not just in this era where so many cool Movies and TV shows are being made, but in the 209 where we are fortunate to have so many Conventions happening in our own backyard. November 4th and 5th take […]

By October 31, 2017 Read More →
Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Cal State University Stanislaus in Turlock to display art by The Phantom Street Artist in exhibit “Make Amerika Jack’d Again” in the University Art Gallery Will run October 9th through November 10th, with a special performance on November 9th at 4pm. Press Release by The Phantom Street Artist The Phantom Street Artist has been a long-term artist, […]

By October 30, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

Hello everybody and welcome to the best month of the year aka my birthday month! I’m turning 41 and I’m having more fun than ever. It’s music, I say music, that is the fountain of youth and on that note, let’s talk shows. On the 3rd is an event called the Downtown Sampler and if […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →

Music

BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everybody Fall is in full swing and we are gearing up for the holidays. This month I am trying something new and I hope you will come down and check it out. Starting on November 1st and again on the 15th, I’m putting on a show that we are calling […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation

2017 November Songwriter View  Music Appreciation By Patty Castillo Davis Every night of the week there is live music offered in and around the valley. Every season there are more concerts and festivals to be attended than you have the time or the funds for. Every Summer when it comes time to consider nominees for […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
MetalView HellHeart

MetalView HellHeart

MetalView-HellHeart by Eve Oberlander It is my honor to present you Best Metal 2017 MAMA Award winner, HellHeart!  HellHeart consists of Alie Grabowski Vocals, Kevin Nelson Drums, Eddie Callow Lead Guitar, Jess Gilmore Guitar/Vocals and Jeff Amador Bass.  Even though HellHeart is a newer band you will be surprised to find out how much they […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
OK GO! Live at the Fillmore

OK GO! Live at the Fillmore

OK GO at The Fillmore By Efren Martinez Another brilliant performance by OK GO on November 2nd in San Francisco. My wife and I, as well as a full house of fans, enjoyed the show. Damian, OK Go’s lead singer, made it particularly up close and personal when he directly stepped off the center of […]

By November 7, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks by Middagh Goodwin November is the Month of giving thanks. I know I am grateful for all the great entertainment opportunities we are afforded living right here in Modesto. It is amazing how much creativity surrounds and is available to us. What can you do to show your gratitude and support of […]

By November 5, 2017 Read More →

Stage Art

Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017 By Jim Christiansen   Trick or Treat! I haven’t got a lot of ghoulish or zombie apocalypse to add to our Modesto View, except to suggest some theme like that for October Art Walk.  So far, the new format has included Clue Mystery, Pirates, and Rockabilly, so stop in to find […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

Comedy View by Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Welcome to my first installment of the Comedy View column.  The purpose of this column is to keep you informed of local shows and what local comics are up to in the 209 and on the road.  Also, if I’m honest, I really hope this inspires more […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
PerformingView – Autumn Favorites

PerformingView – Autumn Favorites

From: Chris Murphy <chrism@spwg.com<mailto:chrism@spwg.com>> Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 10:03 AM To: Pete Grimaldi <pete@pgrimaldicreative.com<mailto:pete@pgrimaldicreative.com>> Subject: PerformingView A Time to Perform in September 2017 By Kaye Osborn Autumn is my favorite time of the year. Hopefully our temperatures begin to cool, leaves change colors, and the Delta breeze swirls relaxingly. Many local theater groups […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
ArtView – Labor Day and Back to School

ArtView – Labor Day and Back to School

Art View By Jim Christiansen Labor Day and back to school. Time to consider some classes. Mistlin Gallery, Chartreuse Muse, Carnegie Arts Center all field art classes. So do other groups like The Shire, The Black Sheep’s ink, Black Hearts and the Tri-Chromatic Gallery. Commercial party art places, Art Time and Sip Wine, and Pinot’s […]

By September 5, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff The House Outside our Homes I. The four walls pucker the way cheeks do when the tongue has tasted something bitter. The sky has committed itself to rain. The roof wants to give up. Underneath, a girl hears the plinking of the drops against the bony house. II. You might want […]

By September 3, 2017 Read More →

Community

Gifts for Geeks

Gifts for Geeks

5 Spots to Buy Geeky Gifts in Modesto Geek is the New Sheek. Do you or your children love the resurgence of Comic Books? Does your fix need to be satiated more often then Area Conventions can provide? Well, check out some of Modesto’s Comic and Gaming Stores. Bonanza Books and Comics 2308 McHenry Ave-Modesto’s oldest […]

By November 16, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everybody Fall is in full swing and we are gearing up for the holidays. This month I am trying something new and I hope you will come down and check it out. Starting on November 1st and again on the 15th, I’m putting on a show that we are calling […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation

2017 November Songwriter View  Music Appreciation By Patty Castillo Davis Every night of the week there is live music offered in and around the valley. Every season there are more concerts and festivals to be attended than you have the time or the funds for. Every Summer when it comes time to consider nominees for […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
MetalView HellHeart

MetalView HellHeart

MetalView-HellHeart by Eve Oberlander It is my honor to present you Best Metal 2017 MAMA Award winner, HellHeart!  HellHeart consists of Alie Grabowski Vocals, Kevin Nelson Drums, Eddie Callow Lead Guitar, Jess Gilmore Guitar/Vocals and Jeff Amador Bass.  Even though HellHeart is a newer band you will be surprised to find out how much they […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
Cup of Joe

Cup of Joe

5 Spots for Coffee in Downtown Modesto Preservation Coffee & Tea 1030 J Street-They take coffee as seriously as we do. Quick and friendly service regardless if you want just a cup of joe or one of their signature drinks. Great spot to hang out with some friends or get some work done and check out […]

By November 11, 2017 Read More →

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