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Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers in a Concert Benefitting Music & Memory   As part of the 16th Annual Huskyshows summer concert series, powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers will perform a benefit concert on Saturday, July 23rd at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane.  Their performance […]

By May 23, 2016 Read More →
MAMAView – MAMA Nominees are Coming

MAMAView – MAMA Nominees are Coming

MAMAView – MAMA Nominees are Coming By Middagh Goodwin Fumes from Graffiti is in the air and things are heating up in the Valley. You know what that means. It is time for everyone to let us know who you think should be considered for a Modesto Area Music Award. The mamas will be celebrating […]

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated? By Middagh Goodwin Fumes from Graffiti is in the air and things are heating up in the Valley. You know what that means. It is time for everyone to let us know who you think should be considered for a Modesto Area Music Award. The mamas will be […]

By May 21, 2016 Read More →
Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Cheap Laughs This Friday night

Cheap Laughs This Friday night

Come laugh with ModestoView This weekend we’ll find out who the funniest clean comedian in the valley is when Jenny Cahoon of Oakdale, A.J. DeMello of Turlock, Anthony K from Ceres, Fred Sub (aka “the Hindude”) from Lathrop and Manteca’s Chris Teichlira take the stage for the ModestoView Clean Comedy Competition on Friday, May 20! […]

Food & Drink

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 […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
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 […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

BrewView: What’s New with Do Good Distillery By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell   Do Good Distillery is now open for tours! When you walk into the rustically furnished, homey space, you immediately sense what drives the family business: Ben Franklin’s famous quote, “You Do Well by Doing Good” graces the wall, alongside a photo of beloved friend and family, Officer Paul […]

Event Calendar

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
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 […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

LA FIESTA IS HERE AT THE STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR! Turlock, CA (May 19, 2016) – It’ll be la fiesta del verano (the party of the summer) with a fantastic lineup of international Hispanic entertainers here at the Stanislaus County Fair.  The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes Noel Torres Sunday, July 10, 2016 and Bronco Sunday, July […]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016 Press Release Proprietors of Steam House Coffee Co. are bringing a second year of convention fun to the Stanislaus County area. Previously dubbed “Steam House Con,” multi-genre, pop culture convention Classic Comic Con features two days of […]

“Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms Returns for 11th Year

“Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms Returns for 11th Year

11th Annual “Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms June 4 and 5, 2016 12230 Livingston-Cressey Rd, Livingston, CA 95334 www.riverdancefarms.com This music-packed event will feature the Poorhouse Millionaires, Red Pony of Turlock, Maha Shakti, Mumfest player Gail Dreifus, singer songwriter Faux Renwah, and more.  In addition to music,  there will be local crafters, artists, henna artists, […]

Music

Weekend Needle Drop-Fore!!!

Weekend Needle Drop-Fore!!!

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Records Huey Lewis & the News-FORE! There is something very tangible vinyl. It is a physical experience that digital formats don’t compare with. Not only is the sound much warmer, but taking the record out of the sleeve, placing it on the turntable and being able to hold the cover […]

By May 22, 2016 Read More →
MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated? By Middagh Goodwin Fumes from Graffiti is in the air and things are heating up in the Valley. You know what that means. It is time for everyone to let us know who you think should be considered for a Modesto Area Music Award. The mamas will be […]

By May 21, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROOP 52 WEEKS-52 RECORDS JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS I LOVE ROCK ‘N ROLL(Remastered) Originally released in December of 1981,I Love Rock ‘n Roll cemented Joan Jett’s Rock and Roll legacy. The album has sold over  million copies and went to #1 in the US and around the World. Mixing Punk with straight […]

By May 15, 2016 Read More →
Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire

Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire

Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire Josephine Johnson took out her ukulele from its case and began tuning by strumming. A normal thing to do before a show, for sure. But the singer wasn’t winding up backstage, she was warming up for her intimate show at The Shire on Saturday Night. She walked over, […]

By May 13, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Secret Affair

Weekend Needle Drop-Secret Affair

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums SECRET AFFAIR-GLORY BOYS Sire Records Glory Boys was the first of three albums released by the Mod Revival band SECRET AFFAIR. Released in 1979 on I Spy in the UK and 1980  on Sire Records in the US. This is a promotional copy I bought for $2.99 at Replay […]

Stage Art

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 […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
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 →
PerformingView

PerformingView

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform in April Spring has sprung! Many high school drama productions are over, but Modesto Christian will be presenting Willy Wonka at the Gallo Center. Later this summer, you will see amazing YES Company productions. Tis the season for musical and dance recitals. We certainly are fortunate to […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →

Community

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers in a Concert Benefitting Music & Memory   As part of the 16th Annual Huskyshows summer concert series, powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers will perform a benefit concert on Saturday, July 23rd at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane.  Their performance […]

By May 23, 2016 Read More →
Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
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 […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

LA FIESTA IS HERE AT THE STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR! Turlock, CA (May 19, 2016) – It’ll be la fiesta del verano (the party of the summer) with a fantastic lineup of international Hispanic entertainers here at the Stanislaus County Fair.  The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes Noel Torres Sunday, July 10, 2016 and Bronco Sunday, July […]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
This is your Con Modesto

This is your Con Modesto

Modesto’s Own First  Pop-Culture Convention to be held at the Modesto Centre Plaza July 9th & 10th, 2016 Tickets available online at www.modestocon.bpt.me and local comic and games shops all around Stanislaus Co. The group of comic and pop-culture loving geeks who brought you the NorCal Cosies Red Carpet Cosplay Awards, and Stanislaus County’s first […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →