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ChefView – Twisted Pig

ChefView – Twisted Pig

ChefView – Twisted Pig Get Twisted Pig!By Dana Johnson The Twisted Pig isn’t the latest dance craze, it isn’t a new barnyard reality show, and you don’t have to wear pigtails to get through the door unless you want to! Here in Modesto we have numerous unique and mouth-worthy restaurants that thankfully are not major […]

BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber Waiting on the world to change is as much fun as watching paint drying, but on this lovely pre-spring morning I catch my breath. After witnessing the flowers start to open up between the mist and grey this morning, I know my waiting isn’t entirely in vain. Some believe that luck […]

FitView- Chasing Shadows

FitView- Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows By Efren Martinez On Sunday, March 29th, many of you will be chasing shadows at The Modesto Marathon and your Quake DJ in fitness will be there once again to send you off with some energetic beats as well as welcome you back at the finish line. The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon (SAMM) […]

Food & Drink

Beer Festival Returns to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Beer Festival Returns to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Turlock, CA – Mark your calendars for an experience in taste, art, and award winning beers. The Central Valley Brewfest is celebrating the finest local breweries in California, along with great food and music. Guests will be able to enjoy unlimited sampling, a souvenir tasting mug, admission to a charity art gallery and free parking. […]

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BarView – Happy Firkin Valentine

BarView – Happy Firkin Valentine

Happy Firkin Valentine’s Day! By Kate Firkin Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson Did you freaking see that Modesto ranked #8 on the ten most boring cities in California to live? EIGHTH? Eighth place means no medals, no trophies, no good. Eighth place doesn’t even get us a sympathetic pat on the back. The survey was […]

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ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

Chef View For the Love of Pastas! By Dana Johnson When I think of “love”, especially in the month of February, I realize there are too many definitions to count. Some make our hearts beat faster, cheeks blush, goofy smiles, passionate racy thoughts, licking of the lips, and unfortunately on occasion love can hurt ya, […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Event Calendar

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, CA on September 17 – 20, 2015 … and they’re celebrating their 10 year anniversary! The Super Early-Bird tickets go on sale on March 3rd. Producer Kevin KoChen promises, “This event will draw from the best of years past and look to the future in a production […]

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NCTC’s Pride On Tour tours acclaimed play after run in San Francisco May 2015

NCTC’s Pride On Tour tours acclaimed play after run in San Francisco May 2015

San Francisco, CA (March 2, 2015) — The sweetest revenge never ends this Spring, as New Conservatory Theatre Center’s Pride On Tour presents the West Coast Premiere of the “gripping and full-blooded” From White Plains (NYTheatre.com). Written by Michael Perlman in collaboration with the original cast,Craig Wesley Divino, Karl Gregory, Jimmy King and Aaron Rossini, From […]

By March 2, 2015 Read More →
The 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire is this weekend!

The 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire is this weekend!

THE 29TH, ANNUAL SONORA CELTIC FAIRE THIS WEEKEND! IRELAND * CORNWALL * SCOTLAND * WALES * AND ALL CELTIC LANDS Over 100 things to experience!  MARCH 6,7, 8 MOTHER LODE FAIRGROUNDS SONORA * CALIFORNIA Celtic Rock & Traditional Bands: Barleyjuice Wicked Tinkers Blackeyed Dempseys Black Brothers Golden Bough Black Irish Band Cooking with Turf Sequoia […]

By March 2, 2015 Read More →

Music

John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates at Amoeba Hollywood By Russ Allsup I went to Amoeba Records in Hollywood to scour for treasures in the dollar bins like I usually do when a poster on the wall caught my sight- “John Oates from Hall and Oates- Free show at Amoeba on Feb. 5th, 2015″! The price was right and […]

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Rocker Robben Ford Coming to the State Theatre

Rocker Robben Ford Coming to the State Theatre

Press release provided by the State Theatre Guitar virtuoso Robben Ford’s new album Into The Sun shines a bright light on his artful, contemporary songwriting and the stunning playing that’s made him a favorite foil of Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison and other legends. The five-time Grammy nominee describes the 11-song set as “one […]

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MetalView – Death Metal in Ceres

MetalView – Death Metal in Ceres

Metal View – By Mike Vanek DEATH METAL IN CERES & THE LOCAL KID DONE GOOD… Greeting and salutations friends and neighbors!! I’m back to spread the word of 209 Area Heavy Metal. This month we have a couple topics that need to be discussed. First of all we need to take a trip to […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Stage Art

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

The Gallo Center of the Arts will be hosting Sister Act, in its second national tour, March 26th & 27th. Brandilyn Brown at MV was very lucky to get to speak to Modesto native Emily Kay Shrader, about making it big and coming back home to perform at our great local arts center as Sister […]

By March 1, 2015 Read More →
Street View – Classic Mural Tour

Street View – Classic Mural Tour

Magical Classical Mural Tour By Chris Murphy Modesto USA, the birthplace of American Graffiti. Modesto is the home of the original “Where were you in ’62” high school class. Our people and places were the inspiration for George Lucas’ 1973 film that paved the road of nostalgia, changed modern film making and put the soundtrack […]

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Art View – For the Love of Art

Art View – For the Love of Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen For the love of Art. Valentine’s Day month opens with notice from the Stanislaus County Artists Open Studio, there will be 65 Artists in the 2015 Event. Modesto View is a sponsor of the event that features local artists in a variety of media, on display, and working demonstrations in […]

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Community

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir

The Symbiosis Gathering 2015 is returning to Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, CA on September 17 – 20, 2015 … and they’re celebrating their 10 year anniversary! The Super Early-Bird tickets go on sale on March 3rd. Producer Kevin KoChen promises, “This event will draw from the best of years past and look to the future in a production […]

By March 3, 2015 Read More →
NCTC’s Pride On Tour tours acclaimed play after run in San Francisco May 2015

NCTC’s Pride On Tour tours acclaimed play after run in San Francisco May 2015

San Francisco, CA (March 2, 2015) — The sweetest revenge never ends this Spring, as New Conservatory Theatre Center’s Pride On Tour presents the West Coast Premiere of the “gripping and full-blooded” From White Plains (NYTheatre.com). Written by Michael Perlman in collaboration with the original cast,Craig Wesley Divino, Karl Gregory, Jimmy King and Aaron Rossini, From […]

By March 2, 2015 Read More →
The 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire is this weekend!

The 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire is this weekend!

THE 29TH, ANNUAL SONORA CELTIC FAIRE THIS WEEKEND! IRELAND * CORNWALL * SCOTLAND * WALES * AND ALL CELTIC LANDS Over 100 things to experience!  MARCH 6,7, 8 MOTHER LODE FAIRGROUNDS SONORA * CALIFORNIA Celtic Rock & Traditional Bands: Barleyjuice Wicked Tinkers Blackeyed Dempseys Black Brothers Golden Bough Black Irish Band Cooking with Turf Sequoia […]

By March 2, 2015 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

UrbanView – Jae Havana

UrbanView – Jae Havana

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez Jae Havana The interview Javier Lopez: Who is Jae Havana? Jae Havana: I’m a hip hop artist raised in here in Modesto. I’m an average person who loves all types of music, adventures and sports. I’ve been blessed with the ability to write music and lyrics, which I’m grateful for. […]

ZenView – Beginner’s Mind

ZenView – Beginner’s Mind

ZenView Mary Layton Beginner’s Mind In Martial Art Schools the term “Beginner’s Mind” is an important concept. It can be applied to any art form, music, cooking and sewing, etc. The idea is to give up feeling that you know everything already. The mind of a beginner comes from not knowing, and is like an […]

UnpluggedView – Sunday Afternoons at CBS

UnpluggedView – Sunday Afternoons at CBS

Unplugged View Renewal Weekend By Tina Arnopole Driskill The second weekend in March sees a very special weekend hosted by Sunday Afternoons at CBS and Congregation Beth Shalom, as they present Jewish Renewal 101, a three-day program of music and mysticism held at 1705 Sherwood Ave. Jewish Renewal refers to an emerging movement which describes […]

All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Are you a high school/college student interested in traveling to other countries as a young ambassador? If not, maybe you are a person that enjoys learning about Rocks and Minerals? Or maybe what you enjoy is supporting live local theatre? Whatever your interest, March is a lucky month for you! Modesto […]

ArtView-Artist Open Studio Coming

ArtView-Artist Open Studio Coming

Art View By Jim Christiansen Stanislaus Family Justice Center will reprise their Annual “Art of Justice” celebration and fundraiser, featuring a child inspired collaboration with local artists, to facilitate a silent auction, artists reception and wine and appetizer gala, to support their work with victims of Domestic Violence. The Center has art programs and ongoing […]

Jazz/BluesView – Cuban Extravaganza

Jazz/BluesView – Cuban Extravaganza

Blues & JazzView by Eric Benson “If you luv music you’re gonna love this” Some Latin music coming at you a few months shy of Cinco De Mayo. When opportunity knocks I often answer the door. It’s going to be a Cuban extravaganza for our Blue Monday Party, and a Brazilian woman’s fest with John […]

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