News

ZenView – Choices

ZenView – Choices

Choices for the New Year by Mary Layton I confess in 2019 I would like to have more time. After giving it some thought I came to the conclusion that the biggest thieves of my precious time are the acquisition of material things and obsessive busy-ness. What I’d like to do is to lighten my […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
AllAgesView – Happy New Year

AllAgesView – Happy New Year

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson Happy new year! In honor of resolutions I want to share one of my favorite things to do that I learned from some of my closest friends, Hannah Johnson and Lauren Stone and that I try to incorporate into my daily life. While we were at six flags they taught me […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Modesto DID Delivers Downtown Modesto

Modesto DID Delivers Downtown Modesto

Go Downtown Modesto By Chris Murphy 2019 is going to be a great year in downtown Modesto. The Modesto Downtown Improvement District has been hard at work since 1965 working with the downtown business community providing a united front on issues affecting the downtown area. The DID is committed to creating a downtown Modesto that […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
NewsView

NewsView

NewsView By Chris Murphy As you know, ModestoView is 100% committed to 100% positive coverage of events and activities in our community. It is also important for us to be up to date on the news and current events that impact our community and informed citizens make a positive difference. Make a point to be […]

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Go Modesto –  Women’s March – January 19

Go Modesto – Women’s March – January 19

In solidarity with women’s marches all over the country – let’s join and march with our sisters in Modesto! We will meet at the Starbucks near the rally spot at 9:45 a.m. so we can find each other. There will then be a one hour rally that will start at 10:00 a.m. on the corner […]

By January 13, 2019 Read More →

Food & Drink

CrabView

CrabView

CrabView It’s a brand new year and it is a brand new crab season. Boy oh boy is this one of the tastiest time of the year and the ViewCrew are suckers for a great crab feed. Best of all, you get this delicious treat at the same time, you can help some of our […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
BrewView: Get your Cocktail On with Fresh Victor

BrewView: Get your Cocktail On with Fresh Victor

BrewView: Get your Cocktail On with Fresh Victor By Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell We love a good cocktail, and what makes a cocktail brag-worthy are the ingredients! Of course fresh is best, local is great, and a mish mash of flavors is what we look for, but not everyone has time to create a […]

By December 30, 2018 Read More →
The New Persuasion Brewing BrewView

The New Persuasion Brewing BrewView

by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown The Market at La Comisaria is THE best market in town if you love craft brew. For a prime example of craft beer, look no further than The Market. Light, dark, doesn’t matter. Ales, pilsners, hoppy IPAs, stouts, sours, you like it, they carry it. Try a new brand. […]

By December 1, 2018 Read More →
Mac ‘N Cheese, an Ooey-gooey Winter Food

Mac ‘N Cheese, an Ooey-gooey Winter Food

Mac ‘N Cheese, an Ooey-gooey Winter Food by Brandilyn Brown Last month we brought you the ViewCrew favorite soups, this month we bring you the ViewCrew favorite mac ‘n cheeses! There’s plenty more macs out there not listed below, so if your favorite didn’t make the list, be sure to tell us about it! We […]

By November 28, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of

BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of

BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Nothing gets BrewView more excited than trips to check out new libations. And it doesn’t have to be new to the scene, as long as it’s new to us! We keep driving farther and farther to find new tap […]

By November 6, 2018 Read More →

Event Calendar

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

   The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard.  This event is open to the public.  It will be from 4:00 until 5:30.  This event is […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →
StocktonCon Winter is Here

StocktonCon Winter is Here

  StocktonCon Winter is Here StocktonCon Winter, presented by Utility Telecom, debuts on Sunday January 20, 2019 at Stockton Arena! This one-day event marks the expansion of StocktonCon Events, as StocktonCon will be held on August 3-4, 2019. StocktonCon Winter will take place at Stockton Arena from 10am-5pm on Sunday, January 20th. Tickets for StocktonCon Winter […]

By December 17, 2018 Read More →
5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle

5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle

5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle By Monica Barber Stinging Nettle is quite possibly one of the freshest acts to arise out of the Modesto area in recent years. Already meeting with some success both locally and on the touring circuit, Nettle has caught the interest of larger labels. With the release of […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →
All Ages View – Heading to the Ice Rink

All Ages View – Heading to the Ice Rink

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson California Dreamin’ by The Mama’s & The Papas as well as We’re Gonna be Friends by White Stripes have been on constant repeat for me this fall. It is also Scorpio season! Scorpios are best known for their passion and their love for longtime friends. And what is more appropriate as […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
BigView – The Crafty ModShop is Coming

BigView – The Crafty ModShop is Coming

ModShop – Modesto’s Holiday Season Opener By Chris Murphy One of Modesto’s best fall traditions has become the ModShop weekend, brought to life by the dynamic trip of Ruhi Sheikh, Kate Trompetter and Tricia Rosenow. You can do really creative small shopping at Mod Shop on Nov 24 from 5-9pm, located on J St between […]

By November 4, 2018 Read More →

Music

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

   The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard.  This event is open to the public.  It will be from 4:00 until 5:30.  This event is […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →
BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView: Blues Beginnings By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and happy new year to you. 2018 was a great year for music and I am really excited about what is in store for us this year. I honestly believe that the music scene in Modesto is growing and getting better in a lot of ways. I […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView New Beginnings

MAMAView New Beginnings

MAMAView: New Beginnings By Middagh Goodwin Happy New Year everyone. Hello and thank you Modesto, this month I celebrate my 5th year of writing for the ModestoView. I am grateful to be a part of such a great institution, working with people who do not just write about events but are the ones who make […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
Songwriter View Dayspring

Songwriter View Dayspring

Songwriter View: DAYSPRING By Patty Castillo Davis Welcome to the new year! We are creatures of habit-call it loyalty, call it routine, whatever you name it, it’s comfortable. Step out of that place and discover. Vanessa Valencia is a name to notice, an artist to follow, a fresh face to learn about. An Alternative Independent […]

By January 1, 2019 Read More →
Echo & The Bunnymen in San Francisco

Echo & The Bunnymen in San Francisco

Echo & the Bunnymen in San Francisco By Efren Matinez Echo & the Bunnymen recently hit the road again in celebration of their new record The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon. It’s a career-spanning collection show of their most beloved songs re-imagined in new ways using “strings and things”. The show took place at […]

By December 5, 2018 Read More →

Stage Art

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays by Middagh Goodwin   Buy Local Saturday was November 24th but I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy. So many of our […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
ComedyView: December

ComedyView: December

ComedyView By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s December already. I can’t be the only one trying to figure out where the year went. It seems like summer just ended and threw us into winter. Did we even have fall? Who’s the fat guy in red? We couldn’t possibly be ready for holidays yet, right? […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →
98° Christmas Show Re-View

98° Christmas Show Re-View

98° Christmas Show Re-View By Efren Martinez After last night’s 98° Christmas Show, I am so ready to put up all the tinsel, the tree and the Holiday lights. Friends, I know Christmas is still more than a month away but we could have been in July and we would have still found ourselves itching […]

By November 17, 2018 Read More →
World Premiere of Her Body and the Fall

World Premiere of Her Body and the Fall

Center Stage Conservatory presents the world premiere of Her Body and The Fall written by Summer Krafft and Directed by David Barbaree Her Body and the Fall, a brand new work tells the story of inherited trauma from a man born in the occupation in World War II and how that impacts his young daughter […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
UnpluggedView: An Offering You Can’t Refuse

UnpluggedView: An Offering You Can’t Refuse

Unplugged View by Aaron Rowan An Offering You Can’t Refuse I spent a month trying the keto diet over the Summer after a friend got me curious about it. High fat, no bread, no sugar. It works! But everything is upside down when you’re on this diet. For instance, you have to take the gun and […]

By November 14, 2018 Read More →

Community

Go Modesto –  Women’s March – January 19

Go Modesto – Women’s March – January 19

In solidarity with women’s marches all over the country – let’s join and march with our sisters in Modesto! We will meet at the Starbucks near the rally spot at 9:45 a.m. so we can find each other. There will then be a one hour rally that will start at 10:00 a.m. on the corner […]

By January 13, 2019 Read More →
Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

   The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard.  This event is open to the public.  It will be from 4:00 until 5:30.  This event is […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →
BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView: Blues Beginnings By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and happy new year to you. 2018 was a great year for music and I am really excited about what is in store for us this year. I honestly believe that the music scene in Modesto is growing and getting better in a lot of ways. I […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView New Beginnings

MAMAView New Beginnings

MAMAView: New Beginnings By Middagh Goodwin Happy New Year everyone. Hello and thank you Modesto, this month I celebrate my 5th year of writing for the ModestoView. I am grateful to be a part of such a great institution, working with people who do not just write about events but are the ones who make […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
ComedyView Winter Cooties

ComedyView Winter Cooties

ComedyView: Winter Cooties By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. Happy new year. A time for new beginnings and changes and welcome the baby New Year.  I’m sorry to say that it is also time for another visitor: The Cootie. Cooties and I have been getting to know each other well. The kind of cooties that […]

By January 3, 2019 Read More →

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