News

Stanislaus State Unveils New Logo

Stanislaus State Unveils New Logo

President Sheley Unveils New Logo, Motto, Naming Convention for Stanislaus State in Annual Address TURLOCK, Calif. — August 26, 2015 — President Joseph F. Sheley’s annual address this morning will be remembered not only for the way it brought attention to the ongoing successes at California State University, Stanislaus, but also for the way it […]

Making Plans is Getting Easier

Making Plans is Getting Easier

We understand that everyone has a busy schedule and we have an idea to help out a bit with that. Starting on Aug 28 we will be adding a ModestoView Hot Picks post to our daily social media posting. The post will give you an easy to find quick guide to three events that we recommend […]

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New Opportunity for Modesto Entrepeneurs

New Opportunity for Modesto Entrepeneurs

Looking for a business loan? Has the bank turned you down? The City of Modesto may be able to help you to keep your business growing by offering the financial support that you need. The Grow Modesto Fund offers loans from $5,000 to $300,000 to start-ups and existing businesses that don’t qualify for traditional bank […]

By August 26, 2015 Read More →
Modesto Home Improvement Show Returns With  Ideas to Improve Your Home and Drought Advise

Modesto Home Improvement Show Returns With Ideas to Improve Your Home and Drought Advise

Modesto Home Improvement Show Returns With Ideas to Improve Your Home and Drought Advise This year the 27 th Annual Modesto Home Improvement Show will be held September 25-27 at the Modesto Centre Plaza.  The Modesto Home Improvement Show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit several vendors in one place at one […]

By August 25, 2015 Read More →
Download  XFest Schedule

Download XFest Schedule

The 16th Annual Xclamation “Xfest” Fest is tomorrow, Sat Aug 22. Doors open at 5 pm, music starts at 6 You can get $20 discount tix until midnight Friday Aug 21 For $30, you can get express pass tix and bypass the lines. Www.xfestmodesto.com Download the map and the schedule so you know what to […]

Food & Drink

First Annual VinoFest 2015 a Success

First Annual VinoFest 2015 a Success

First Annual VinoFest 2015 a Success by Elisabeth Vallerand and Rachel Loredo, Guest Wine Reporters     Expect somewhat of the unexpected with VinoFest, as our expectations were surprisingly superseded! From the baguette party gift as you enter the venue, to the eclectic crowd, the event as a whole was fun. VinoFest incorporated amenities for a […]

By August 24, 2015 Read More →
2015 Food Festival Guide

2015 Food Festival Guide

It’s time to fill up your gas tank and your belly! As promised, this is our list of great food festivals coming to Modesto and the surrounding area. There is something for everyone here no matter what your favorite foods are. Maybe you are feeling like tacos. Maybe you love chicken wings. Maybe you are […]

By August 10, 2015 Read More →
BrewView Frozen Summer Fun

BrewView Frozen Summer Fun

BrewView Frozen Summer Fun By theViewCrew Oh no! Do we only have one more month of summer? So many of us all have to be working and doing the regular things when kids go back to school. Does that mean we will miss happy hour? Will we get creative? Do we have to grab and […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
ChefView – Thai One On!

ChefView – Thai One On!

Chef View By Dana Johnson THAI ONE ON! It was an unassuming Tuesday when I was pondering what the Chef Viewers might like to sample on in the hot month of August. I asked my friends Colleen and Ron of Direct Appliance if they had a recommendation for amazing Thai food in Modesto; it seemed […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
Sip Savor Lodi Wine Tasting Event

Sip Savor Lodi Wine Tasting Event

Sip Savor Lodi September 25-27, 2015 www.SipSavorLodi.com Join Lodi Appellation’s vintners for the 2nd annual Sip Savor Lodi – a wine country harvest celebration! Festivities kick off on Friday evening with an exquisite, al fresco Harvest Dinner in downtown Lodi, highlighting the region’s agricultural bounty. On Saturday, sip award-winning, handcrafted wines from 40+ Lodi wineries […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →

Event Calendar

The Golden Age of Art Nouveau

The Golden Age of Art Nouveau

An All-Inclusive Exhibition Calendar in Honor of Alphonse Mucha: The Golden Age of Art Nouveau   The Central Valley’s Most Prestige Art Center Brings A One-of-a-Kind  Exhibit, Gala, Lectures, Music, Field Trips and Family Art Fun to Turlock   June 9, 2015/Turlock,CA, – Alphonse Mucha: The Golden Age of Art Nouveau includes more than 70 […]

By August 30, 2015 Read More →
Making Plans is Getting Easier

Making Plans is Getting Easier

We understand that everyone has a busy schedule and we have an idea to help out a bit with that. Starting on Aug 28 we will be adding a ModestoView Hot Picks post to our daily social media posting. The post will give you an easy to find quick guide to three events that we recommend […]

By August 28, 2015 Read More →
Central West Ballet Nutcracker Auditions

Central West Ballet Nutcracker Auditions

Nutcracker PRE-REGISTRATION  is available now!   Click on the link below to go to our website and download the form!:   www.centralwestballet.org Click Here to go to the Registration Form Download Page. Fill out at home. Pre-Audition Check-In. Select ONE of the days listed to bring your Child and Registration Form to the CWB Office: […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops: The MSO Rocks September 12, 2015 Grounds Open at 4pm / Concert starts at 7:30pm  at the E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds (600 Yosemite Blvd Modesto) Kick off our 85th celebration season right with the return of conductor Michael Krajewski and the Modesto Symphony for this thrilling […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
ValleyPBS & Fresno Chaffee Zoo Announce New Event “ValleyPBS Kids Nite”

ValleyPBS & Fresno Chaffee Zoo Announce New Event “ValleyPBS Kids Nite”

VALLEYPBS KIDS NITE EVENT TO TAKE PLACE AT FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO Fresno, CA – ValleyPBS and Fresno Chaffee Zoo are excited to announce the new event – ValleyPBS Kids Nite! Formerly known as Dino Nite, this new and exciting event will take place on Saturday, September 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Buddy from […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →

Music

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops: The MSO Rocks September 12, 2015 Grounds Open at 4pm / Concert starts at 7:30pm  at the E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds (600 Yosemite Blvd Modesto) Kick off our 85th celebration season right with the return of conductor Michael Krajewski and the Modesto Symphony for this thrilling […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
209 ComedyView

209 ComedyView

209 Comedy View by Guest Writer Jimmie Menezes The Modesto Area Music Awards turn Sweet Sixteen this year. Growing up with the MAMAs, Modesto’s entertainment community has also blossomed into maturity during the new millennium. Our cultural landscape used to be defined by three things: bored teenagers with nothing to do but cruise the main […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
The Moonshine Bandits Show Their Power

The Moonshine Bandits Show Their Power

Editors Note: The Moonshine Bandits from right here in the Central Valley just had their new album, “Blacked Out” debut at number 10 on Billboard magazine’s rap charts and number 13 on the magazine’s country charts. This puts them in same league as superstars such as Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Alan Jackson and Luke Bryan. […]

By August 14, 2015 Read More →
The Wild Roots Tour plays The Central Valley

The Wild Roots Tour plays The Central Valley

      The Wild Roots Tour, is a collaborative show featuring two fiercely independent Singer Songwriters, Josephine Johnson, and Pi Jacobs. The two met at a gig, and instantaneously recognized kindred spirits within one another: A love of Roots Music, powerful singing, and Instrumental prowess, drew them to each other. A Wild Roots show, features both artists playing their original […]

By August 7, 2015 Read More →
MetalView – X Fest Season

MetalView – X Fest Season

Metal View – By Mike Vanek It’s that time again folks… X Fest season!! And once again it features a metal stage. This year, like the past 2 years it will be hosted by the band Eroszion and the bands were hand picked by them. It includes bands from all over the area fully representing […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →

Stage Art

PerformanceView: Fool For Theatre

PerformanceView: Fool For Theatre

It’s easy to walk past a sign on 11th and J reading “Live Theater” and never knowing what could have been. If you do follow it, you will open yourself up to a production of raw and inescapable emotion. Center Stage Theater is a very down to earth company with many success stories of actors […]

By August 28, 2015 Read More →
Art Nouveau Takes Stage at Turlock Exhibition

Art Nouveau Takes Stage at Turlock Exhibition

Press Release Courtesy Carnegie Arts Center More Details: carnegieartsturlock.org Alphonse Mucha: The Golden Age of Art Nouveauincludes more than 70 original works by the artist many consider the creator of the Art Nouveau style. Vintage lithographs, including some unique proof copies, original drawings and paintings, books and advertising ephemera, make up one of the largest private collections […]

By August 19, 2015 Read More →
John Berndt now at Carolyn Huff Gallery

John Berndt now at Carolyn Huff Gallery

John Berndt is the Guest Artist for August in the Carolyn Huff Gallery, located at 1224 K Street (the corner of 13th and K).  We will be holding an artist reception during the Modesto Art Walk on Thursday, August 20, from 5-9 pm. Additionally, John will be doing a live welding demonstration on the night […]

By August 7, 2015 Read More →
PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

Let The Games Begin by Sam Pierstorff This is for the first letter learned—etched with a fist around a blunt pencil, circling the page like a tornado. His name is Oscar, and these are his Os, drawn like targets or springs bouncing across a page. And this is for Violet, her Vs like empty sugar […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView by: Barrett Lipomi, AIA A Mid-century Gem in Downtown Modesto When you think about historic landmark buildings, what image comes to mind? For many, I imagine you are seeing a building with a symmetrical brick facade, carved stone, ornate detailing, maybe a rhythmic colonnade. We often think of historic buildings having these classical forms […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →

Community

PerformanceView: Fool For Theatre

PerformanceView: Fool For Theatre

It’s easy to walk past a sign on 11th and J reading “Live Theater” and never knowing what could have been. If you do follow it, you will open yourself up to a production of raw and inescapable emotion. Center Stage Theater is a very down to earth company with many success stories of actors […]

By August 28, 2015 Read More →
Central West Ballet Nutcracker Auditions

Central West Ballet Nutcracker Auditions

Nutcracker PRE-REGISTRATION  is available now!   Click on the link below to go to our website and download the form!:   www.centralwestballet.org Click Here to go to the Registration Form Download Page. Fill out at home. Pre-Audition Check-In. Select ONE of the days listed to bring your Child and Registration Form to the CWB Office: […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops

Modesto Symphony Orchestra’s Picnic at the Pops: The MSO Rocks September 12, 2015 Grounds Open at 4pm / Concert starts at 7:30pm  at the E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds (600 Yosemite Blvd Modesto) Kick off our 85th celebration season right with the return of conductor Michael Krajewski and the Modesto Symphony for this thrilling […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
ValleyPBS & Fresno Chaffee Zoo Announce New Event “ValleyPBS Kids Nite”

ValleyPBS & Fresno Chaffee Zoo Announce New Event “ValleyPBS Kids Nite”

VALLEYPBS KIDS NITE EVENT TO TAKE PLACE AT FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO Fresno, CA – ValleyPBS and Fresno Chaffee Zoo are excited to announce the new event – ValleyPBS Kids Nite! Formerly known as Dino Nite, this new and exciting event will take place on Saturday, September 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Buddy from […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →
209 ComedyView

209 ComedyView

209 Comedy View by Guest Writer Jimmie Menezes The Modesto Area Music Awards turn Sweet Sixteen this year. Growing up with the MAMAs, Modesto’s entertainment community has also blossomed into maturity during the new millennium. Our cultural landscape used to be defined by three things: bored teenagers with nothing to do but cruise the main […]

By August 27, 2015 Read More →

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