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YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView YES Company Celebrates 25 Years with Les Misérables By Cindy Fenech Celebrating its 25th season, YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company will perform “Les Misérables” beginning July 22 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Winner of more than 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables is an epic […]

AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Hey Everyone! Finally it’s getting to be pool weather, I hope that your first month of summer was as fun as mine! Between Concert in the Park, ice cream runs and all Modesto has to offer, it’s almost impossible to be bored. I was fortunate enough to visit Norway with my […]

ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen July isn’t just Fireworks, parades and hip, hip, hooray. It’s the Tenth anniversary of the magazine version of Modesto View, celebrated artfully at the Mod Stop/Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery with a ten-year retrospective show of Modesto View covers July 15 to August 15. It is also Stanislaus County Fair […]

ZenView – Loss & Transformation

ZenView – Loss & Transformation

ZenView By Mary Layton Loss and Transformation Last month I travelled to Germany to visit my parents. At the end of April my mother celebrated her 89th birthday with family and her close friends. By that point she had battled Parkinsons for 14 years. Each new year was proof of her strength and courage. My […]

PerformingView – Summer Salutations

PerformingView – Summer Salutations

A Time to Perform in July 2016 By Kaye Osborn Summer Salutations Dear Readers! It’s heating up in the valley. It’s time for grilling, picnics, concerts in the park and lazing by the pool!! Remember to take time to enjoy some amazing productions inside an air-conditioned facility. Just completed co-teaching a young writer’s camp at […]

Food & Drink

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

Stewart & Jasper now carries Jeremy Wine Co. If you have ever wine tasted in Lodi, you have likely had some Jeremy Wine. Although Jeremy Wine’s Albarino (a light, fruity white wine) has been available here for some time, now you can get the Chocolate Port, a delicious dessert wine with 5 varietals (including Portuguese) […]

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Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

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Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender By guest writer Brandon Dodge Owner Kimoto Sake & Sushi Watching a bartender work can be mesmerizing.  It’s like watching a conductor leading a symphony, but with booze. Ok, maybe more like a mad scientist, but if you really want to see some magic; and some of my fellow bartenders will probably hate me […]

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

Chef View By Dana Johnson Indulge “Her” on Mother’s Day! Here’s to all the wonderful Mothers who go that extra mile, wear that comforting smile, and often get lost in the laundry pile! For me, I’m thinkin’ Mike’s Grillhouse and the Mother’s Day Buffet. YES! You read that correctly…Buffet is the “special” of this highly […]

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Event Calendar

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths By Patty Castillo Davis June is the choicest part of the Summer. Dads and Grads. Beaches, Brides and Baseball. The temperature isn’t the only thing blazing outside-there are bountiful amounts of fierce live music events to be sampled. All of these usher in the best time of the season for all that […]

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Downtown Modesto is growing and getting back its glamor. One of store fronts 11th Street can boast about now is Sandude’s first tap room. Yes, first. There are more coming, but Modesto is proud to be the city that John & Janette […]

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2016 Graffiti  Summer Schedule – Print and Save

2016 Graffiti Summer Schedule – Print and Save

Graffiti Summer 2016! Do you have your poodle skirt? Got your hair greased up? Here are some of the fun events that you can enjoy in ModestoUSA, the “Home of American Graffiti”. Fri & Sat nights, A&W Root Beer, Classic Car Show – Karaoke Wed nights May 18th through August 31st, Velvet Creamery, Classic Car […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
ComedyView – Anthony K

ComedyView – Anthony K

Comedy View By Chris Murphy The ModestoView Clean Comedy Competition in partnership with the Gallo Center was a huge success. Our local comedians blew the roof off with laughter and the winner was our very own Anthony K. We want our locals to be seen on the national stage and this is how we do […]

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NonProfitView – CASA Day On the Green

NonProfitView – CASA Day On the Green

NonProfit View C.A.S.A By Steve Ashmun CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Stanislaus County’s mission is to provide quality advocacy services for all abused and neglected children in the dependency system through the use of trained volunteers. Become a CASA Volunteer and be rewarded with some of the most fulfilling experiences you can find. Your […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →

Music

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain I have been a big fan of this band for years and think just about everything they released borders on brilliance. I saw Simple Minds supporting Sparkle in the Rain, so I think it is the perfect album to reflect on. They were main […]

By June 19, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP-52 WEEKS 52 RECORDS The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY! Imperial House Records WU3590 Released 1982 It is Graffiti Summer in Modesto and so I thought I would listen to a music that owes a debt to it’s origins right here in Modesto. Rockabilly and the sounds of the Maddox Brothers and […]

By June 12, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

THE WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP 52 WEEKS 52 ALBUMS THE MONKEES S/T Released October 10 1966 It has been 50 years since the Monkees first hit the TV and Radio airwaves. They have a new album out and will be coming to the fabulous Gallo Theatre for the Arts on September 20th. I know I am […]

By June 5, 2016 Read More →
Unplugged View – Sweet Summer Music

Unplugged View – Sweet Summer Music

UnpluggedView By Lisette Sims Sweet Summer Music An incredible summer is just ahead, full of great live performances and exciting community events! One particularly engaging concert coming soon will be on Friday, June 17: Lisette & the Loudmouths and ‘Valley’s Got Talent’ winner Carolina Stevens will be performing on ‘MUSIC AT THE GMC’, an intimate […]

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BluesView – Summer Shows and Parties

BluesView – Summer Shows and Parties

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everyone! I hope you have enjoyed this spring as much as I have and that you are ready for all the great car shows and outdoor parties that are coming this month. There are some really cool shows happening, and I don’t really have enough room to talk about them […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

PerformingView- Summer Theatre is On

PerformingView- Summer Theatre is On

Performing View By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform in June Congratulations! You survived May Madness! June brings many different events to our area with classic car shows, concerts in the park, Graffiti Parade and much more. So grab your family and friends and enjoy our local offerings. Mama Mia at Gallo Center for the […]

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ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

Future of Modesto’s downtown is bright By Barrett Lipomi We are in a very exciting time for Modesto and the revitalization of our downtown. Our city has been victim to a down economy most of the past decade watching local business close and storefronts vacated. However, there is positive change happening now. Over the past […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ArtView – May Day May Day!

ArtView – May Day May Day!

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day! May Day! That wasn’t your imagination last month that we published the March Art View Column in the April Edition with new photo. Unexpected April Fool’s Joke, but thank you to those of you who shared our online link to the April Column. Modesto View updates our online […]

PerformingView – May 16

PerformingView – May 16

A Time to Perform in May By Kaye Osborn We live in a place where the Arts are thriving! So many opportunities for everyone! My friend, Debbie Soro, had a dream of bringing the play, The Sirens to Gallo Center for the Arts. She held auditions and cast an amazing group of actors. The Sirens […]

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ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Chris Murphy Wanna bet you can’t do it? What do you think this contest is? It’s a clean comedy competition. Yes, you read right, this is a competition to see who can make us laugh and keep it all clean. Really family friendly, no F-bombs and stuff that is really funny. So which […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →

Community

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP-52 WEEKS 52 RECORDS The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY! Imperial House Records WU3590 Released 1982 It is Graffiti Summer in Modesto and so I thought I would listen to a music that owes a debt to it’s origins right here in Modesto. Rockabilly and the sounds of the Maddox Brothers and […]

By June 12, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

Stewart & Jasper now carries Jeremy Wine Co. If you have ever wine tasted in Lodi, you have likely had some Jeremy Wine. Although Jeremy Wine’s Albarino (a light, fruity white wine) has been available here for some time, now you can get the Chocolate Port, a delicious dessert wine with 5 varietals (including Portuguese) […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths By Patty Castillo Davis June is the choicest part of the Summer. Dads and Grads. Beaches, Brides and Baseball. The temperature isn’t the only thing blazing outside-there are bountiful amounts of fierce live music events to be sampled. All of these usher in the best time of the season for all that […]

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Downtown Modesto is growing and getting back its glamor. One of store fronts 11th Street can boast about now is Sandude’s first tap room. Yes, first. There are more coming, but Modesto is proud to be the city that John & Janette […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Hi there! I’m Rodney! I want to introduce you to the reason Modesto is so awesome! It’s our classic cars like me! We are all shined up, ready to cruise and are all powered up for Graffiti Summer. I hope you enjoy everything we have going this year and make sure to check out the […]

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