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MJC science series begins September 7 with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills”

MJC science series begins September 7 with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills”

Free MJC science series begins September 7 with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills” Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills” presented by C. V. Allen, M.D., on Wednesday, September 7, at 3 p.m. in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus, […]

By August 28, 2016 Read More →
MJC Dance presents “Jam ‘n Jives” A New York State of Mind²

MJC Dance presents “Jam ‘n Jives” A New York State of Mind²

Dance presents “Jam ‘n Jive… A New York State of Mind” (Modesto, CA) –Modesto Junior College Department of Dance presents “Jam ‘n Jive… A New York State of Mind”on September 14, 15, 16, and 17 at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, […]

By August 27, 2016 Read More →
Matt Rhoades Art Show Open at MJC

Matt Rhoades Art Show Open at MJC

MJC presents Abstract Considerations art exhibition (Modesto, CA) –Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Abstract Considerations, an exhibition of the works of Matt Rhoades. The display is open to the public through September 22. The MJC Art Gallery is located on East Campus, 435 College Avenue and it is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. […]

AssyrianFest at the Fairgrounds Aug 27-28

AssyrianFest at the Fairgrounds Aug 27-28

Turlock, CA (August 9, 2016) –Immerse yourself in the culture that started it all at the 2nd Annual Assyrian Festival with authentic foods, historical exhibits, live entertainment and a kids zone on August 27-28, 2016 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. The Assyrian Festival is free to the public with free parking and will start the […]

Modesto Symphony presents Picnic at the Pops Sept 10

Modesto Symphony presents Picnic at the Pops Sept 10

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS 22nd ANNUAL PICNIC AT THE POPS FEATURING MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON AT THE E. & J. GALLO WINERY ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), continuing its trend of booking high-profile shows with instant name recognition, will present THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON at its 22nd Annual Picnic […]

Food & Drink

Local Fruit Stands

Local Fruit Stands

Our local fruit stands are an absolute treasure and will help you stay fit and healthy by eating fresh and tasty produce grown right here in the Central Valley. This handy list of local certified farmer’s market locations will help you find your groove and stay on track with your health goals. Remember to take […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Sangria

BrewView: Sangria

BrewView: Sangria by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Sangria has been a beloved beverage for centuries. We can thank Spain for this refreshing, easy-to-drink beverage. It’s grown even more in popularity in the last few years, and Starbucks just introduced a non-alcoholic tea-based version.  There are fewer alcoholic beverages as refreshing as Sangria. Sangria is […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

Chef View By Dana Johnson Eat Your Veggies!!! With lightning speed, August is already here! From hot August nights to back to school, we can all benefit from healthy eating to give us that extra boost. We are so fortunate to live here where the 2nd largest leafy produce growers, Ratto Bros. of Modesto grows […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView: Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails Christopher Mitchell & Brandilyn Brown Not only is Modesto the home of 3 farmer’s markets (see list below), there are fruit stands on almost every corner. We are home of Loretelli’s, Rodin Farms, Fidel’s, and more. Have you wondered about making your own cocktails at home with fresh produce? […]

By July 15, 2016 Read More →
Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender by Chris Murphy We love our local spirits and our local produce and we love it them even more when they are all blended together for some refreshment on a summer day. Our friends at Do Good are teaming up with bartenders in our area to create some new signature drinks. Our first […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →

Event Calendar

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

  Center Stage Conservatory will be turning their Lower Level Studio into a 5th grade classroom as we go back to school in Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams and directed by James Kusy. A concerned mother (Traci Sprague) arrives at a parent teacher conference wanting answers to why her 5th grade son was suspended from school. There, the […]

By August 22, 2016 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back

Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back

Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back By Elizabeth Rowan    This year, Center for Human Services (CHS) celebrates the 30th anniversary of Edible Extravaganza, the Central Valley’s most anticipated food and beverage show. To commemorate the anniversary, let’s take a look back at the very first Edible Extravaganza in 1986. The very first Edible Extravaganza, “Edible […]

By August 10, 2016 Read More →
Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres

Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres

Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres For Older Adults Ages 60 & Better Do you have concerns about falling or know someone who does? The Healthy Aging Association has opened free registrations for their award-winning program “A Matter Of Balance” designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Ceres Community Center (2701 […]

By August 8, 2016 Read More →
Local Fruit Stands

Local Fruit Stands

Our local fruit stands are an absolute treasure and will help you stay fit and healthy by eating fresh and tasty produce grown right here in the Central Valley. This handy list of local certified farmer’s market locations will help you find your groove and stay on track with your health goals. Remember to take […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING by Middagh Goodwin Every October the MAMAs celebrate our local bands, venues and more with a “Black Tie” awards show at the historic State Theatre. Plans for the nominees to be announced and voting to go live is August 15th. That being said, there is still time to get your choices […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →

Music

Songwriter View: Smoke on the River

Songwriter View: Smoke on the River

Songwriter View: Smoke on the River By Patty Castillo Davis When nearly every day greets you with burning copper in the sky, you know you are in the midst of August, the transitional time of the year. Students are returning to school, the weather is surrendering it’s intensity, and it is full blown music festival […]

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE COMING by Middagh Goodwin Every October the MAMAs celebrate our local bands, venues and more with a “Black Tie” awards show at the historic State Theatre. Plans for the nominees to be announced and voting to go live is August 15th. That being said, there is still time to get your choices […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
Moonshine Bandits on Tour

Moonshine Bandits on Tour

Shiner Nation heads Across the Nation By Chris Murphy We are so proud of our Moonshine Bandits. These guys have been lighting up the stages for years and now the audiences across the USA are experiencing the excitement. Tex and Bird have taken this Central Valley sound and huge crowds from, our home area to […]

By July 31, 2016 Read More →
Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years

Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years

Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years of Music with release of seventh CD What an incredible journey it’s been! Since the earliest days in 1996 at Wilma’s Flying Pig on Washington Street, Sonora, The BluesBox Bayou Band has been on the road to festivals, wineries and dance venues, all over this region for more than […]

By July 31, 2016 Read More →
UnpluggedView – When the Cows Come Home

UnpluggedView – When the Cows Come Home

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan When The Cows Come Home I watched an incredible piece of video recently. Swedish artist Jonna Jinton stood in a pasture on a summer evening, and began to sing the ancient herding call known as ‘kulning.’ It was like a ghostly, medieval-style chant. One of the most glorious things I’ve […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl” TURLOCK — LightBox Theatre Company is starting its second season with “The Super Cilantro Girl,” a world premiere production based on the works of U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. “The Super Cilantro Girl” is an original script written by Dr. Arnold Anthony […]

By August 29, 2016 Read More →
Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

  Center Stage Conservatory will be turning their Lower Level Studio into a 5th grade classroom as we go back to school in Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams and directed by James Kusy. A concerned mother (Traci Sprague) arrives at a parent teacher conference wanting answers to why her 5th grade son was suspended from school. There, the […]

By August 22, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView By: Barrett Lipomi New Development to break ground in North Modesto The first phase of a new development will break ground soon in Kiernan Business Park East. The development, located on Dale road between Bangs and Kiernan Avenues, will include a hotel, independent senior living community and a memory care facility. The developer will […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber The August heat rushes through like a herd of galloping horses… it’s completely unstoppable. This burst of fire scorches everything down to the leaves on the trees. The only thing it can’t scorch is your spirit and your wallet. Leave everything to Ms. M because I’ve got a few ways you […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView

PerformingView

Performing View A Time To Perform in August By Kaye Osborn Hot August Nights are here again! Children will be heading back to school. (Still hard to believe that school reconvenes in August) There are several local shows coming up this month. A very exciting announcement by Dr. Jim Johnson. Gallo Center will have its […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →

Community

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

  Center Stage Conservatory will be turning their Lower Level Studio into a 5th grade classroom as we go back to school in Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams and directed by James Kusy. A concerned mother (Traci Sprague) arrives at a parent teacher conference wanting answers to why her 5th grade son was suspended from school. There, the […]

By August 22, 2016 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back

Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back

Edible Extravaganza: A Look Back By Elizabeth Rowan    This year, Center for Human Services (CHS) celebrates the 30th anniversary of Edible Extravaganza, the Central Valley’s most anticipated food and beverage show. To commemorate the anniversary, let’s take a look back at the very first Edible Extravaganza in 1986. The very first Edible Extravaganza, “Edible […]

By August 10, 2016 Read More →
Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres

Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres

Healthy Aging and Association Free Balance Program in Ceres For Older Adults Ages 60 & Better Do you have concerns about falling or know someone who does? The Healthy Aging Association has opened free registrations for their award-winning program “A Matter Of Balance” designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Ceres Community Center (2701 […]

By August 8, 2016 Read More →
Songwriter View: Smoke on the River

Songwriter View: Smoke on the River

Songwriter View: Smoke on the River By Patty Castillo Davis When nearly every day greets you with burning copper in the sky, you know you are in the midst of August, the transitional time of the year. Students are returning to school, the weather is surrendering it’s intensity, and it is full blown music festival […]

BargainView August Heat

BargainView August Heat

The August heat rushes through like a herd of galloping horses… it’s completely unstoppable. This burst of fire scorches everything down to the leaves on the trees. The only thing it can’t scorch is your spirit and your wallet. Leave everything to Ms. M, because I’ve got a few ways you can stretch your dollar […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →

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