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February 18 – The McCartney Years for MoRo - Gallo Center February  27 – Wynonna & The Big Noise -  Turlock Community Theatre February 6 – Mardi Gras Tresetti’s Fat Tuesday – 11th Downtown Modesto February 19 -  Alzara & Brother Spellbinder & Eliza Rickman -  Gottschalk Music Center. February 13 – Johnny Cash Birthday Bash #5 – Prospect Theatre Project February 14 – Grace Lieberman Valentine’s Day Concert  - Congregation Beth Shalom February 13 -  Silvermoon Teddy Bear Toss – Rivets American Grill February 19 – Chingo Bling – Fat Cat Modesto February 28 – Lights Camera Action – Red Carpet and Awards Celebration – State Theatre February 17 -  Charlie Musselwihte - Gallo Center To get details and up to date information on these Top 10 events, please check out the following places and follow us on Twitter so you are always up to speed: Modestoview.com • Facebook.com modestoview • Twitter.com/modestoview • Instagram #ModestoView • Radio 1360 KFIV AM

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GREETINGS

Greetings Modesto Friends! Awwww, isn’t February the cutest thing.   February is always that time of year when shake

off our January, start to make sure our year is all planned out and it is also time for serious cuteness and endless adorableness. When you think of that song, a “My Favorite Things”, it really does cheer you up, “Raindrops on roses & whiskers on kittens”. When you are down, had a tough day or feeling blue, when you think about the good things in your life, it brings you back and cheers you up. Even Life of Brian says “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”.   That is what February is all about to me.   The wreckage of failed or unreachable New Year’s resolutions are in the rear view mirror and we are about to spring ahead toward the future.    Take time Modesto to find the adorable, the cute, the special and the truly fun things about living in our community.   If you have great ideas, tell us so we can help spread the word so more people learn about them.  I am counting on you, my ModestoView friends to be the leaders, the helpers and the cheerleaders about things we are doing, need do to and can do.  We are a “Can do” group of people.    Valentine’s Day is so much more than a night out to dinner or a bouquet of flowers, it is really a reminder to think about doing the little things, making sure people know how much you love them, that simple thank you note, or that extra kiss before you leave to work.   So make your Valentine’s Day everyday, not just

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Happy Valentine’s day to the girl of my dreams Becky + Chris Forever

February 14.      I love the rain.  And we are all so very lucky that we have been getting some thumping rain storms and the mountains have the biggest snowpack in 5 year.   Not only do we celebrate some drought relief, we can ski.  Dare I think it? Spring skiing?  That would be fantastic and our farmers are getting much needed relief and our aquifers are filling up again. Let’s hope it keeps going.  We love the rain so much we even put a rainy day on the cover of this issue featuring one of Modesto’s most #adorable couple. This is a fast month. Not only is it physically short, but everything is happening so quickly.  If you can believe it, Mardi Gras at Tresettis is happening on Feb 6 and the month is loaded with crab feeds and great music events.  It is a leap year so we get an extra whole day, but we wrap up the month at the State Theatre for the Academy Awards on the big screen.  How do you say “this is all a blur” in 10 different languages.  Anyone how does this and sends me the answers, will get a cool ModestoView prize.  This month we really think about matters of the heart.   We have some dating tips for young lovers, we have fantastic events and contests for couples all over the community and we even take time to talk about  heart safety and staying healthy and recognizing the sounds and feelings

of both heart break and heart ache. We want you all to stick around to share more great Modesto area events together. Modesto is filled with fantastic people. This is what makes our community special.   We love our Modesto friends and family.  We love living here  and we love sharing good times and even the bad times if we all have each other to make sure we all have each other’s backs.   Modesto is about teamwork, friendship and love, and few people exemplify this like Grace Lieberman.  You can meet her on page 14.  Our February goal is to: Find the good, Find the interesting, Find the creative, Find the adorable and then celebrate them all together.  Let’s make sure the world knows the good stuff.   We need to make sure that our visitors have a fantastic experience while they are here. Looking forward to a love filled February,

Chris Murphy Publisher / Founder – ModestoView chrism@modestoview.com  

 

On the cover is one of Modesto’s

most #adorable couples. Joe and Raylene Wagner are the kind of people you can build a city around.  They attend so many events, they are always out and a bout cheering people on, they ride their bikes all over town and you can count on them to dress the part for whatever event they are going to.   As downtown Modesto comes back to life, we will be looking for more and more people like Joe & Raylene.   Maybe it’s you?   Thank you Michael J Mangano for giving a touch of Paris to our own downtown. 

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KRTB is Gone

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One of the birthplaces of Rock and Roll is gone.   With one day’s worth of demolition, the building that gave the world the first beats Rock and Roll was leveled.  In the 1940s, the Hillbilly Boogie/Rockabilly slappin’ base sound that would lay down the foundation of Rock and Roll, blasted from the airwaves of KTRB.   This music was heard across the land. The power sound of AM radio reached up and down the valley, found its way to records and into the hands of musicians all over the USA.   Fred Maddox convinced his family in 1938 to start playing music and started a radio show with his brother Cal and much younger sister Rose.  The sounds of Maddox Brothers and Rose would change music forever, inspiring a young bass player in Elvis Presley’s band, Bill Black of the Blue Moon Boys who would record the “first” rock and roll song, That’s Alright Mama”

Modesto shares a spot with Nashville, and Memphis in the birth and history of Rock and Roll and our last physical place where these music legends played their music is now reduced to rubble. Hank Williams performed in this building, Chester Smith broadcast our hillbilly boogie music to the world and the world of music was changed by radio signals from KTRB on Norwegian Avenue.  To have a positive future, Modesto needs to celebrate our history.  We are one of the birthplaces of Rock and Roll, we are the home of American Graffiti, the birthplaces of George Lucas and the home of the largest winery in the world.  Our music created rock and roll, our hometown heroes changed cinema forever and our agriculture companies feed the world.  Modesto, we have something to be proud of and we need to make sure we do not forget our history as we lose these physical structures.  Speak out to celebrate our history and make sure city leaders know that you think this is important. Save our history.

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Contact Lorraine Guevara at 209-525-3039 to book a site tour

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Joe Jackson once sang, “It’s different for girls”

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Crab Feeds! Oh yum does the ViewCrew love crab!

DESIGN, LAYOUT, & ART PGrimaldi, Creative pete@pgrimaldicreative.com Art Director / Designer Peter Grimaldi

Heart attacks are serious and there are special signs for women of a coming attack. Do not ignore these signs: Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort. Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness. As with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort  Women Wear Red Luncheon-  Feb 5 11 am – 1 pm 

Contributing Artist Michael J. Mangano SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERS Madison Murphy – Adobe Specialist Abbey Murphy – Berkeley Correspondent Russ Allsup - Hollywood Correspondent Brandon Brush - Modesto correspondent

Martin Peterson Center -Downtown Modesto What’s better than a red pair of shoes?  A blue box, of course! Join in for an inspiring luncheon event and an opportunity to win Tiffany & CO. jewelry!  Learn about heart health with Teresa Daniele, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF http://www.memorialmedicalcenter.org/foundation/women-wear-red.html

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Jim Christiansen Aaron Rowan Kaye Osborn Jennifer Allsup Middagh Goodwin Efren Martinez Mike Vanek Javier Lopez Leia Johnson Dana Johnson Earl Mathews Mary Layton Monica Barber Ken White Blia Vang Brandilyn Brown

Great Graffiti Gifts!   Show your Modesto cruising pride and stop by our downtown ModestoView lounge and see the cool gifts from Modesto Graffiti USA. There are cups, t-shirts, Onesies for babies, shot glasses and so much more.  Get in your holiday Graffiti groove, take a break in our diner lounge and catch up on the latest issue of ModestoView. 

Brianna Mooney CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Efren Martinez Diane Moody Michael J Mangano Philip Johnson

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You heard about the SF Dungeness problems, but that is not stopping our local crab feeds. Our local organizations are getting crab from up north and it is fantastic.  Trust us, we have already been to a few crab feeds.   Here are a few of the tasty options.   Feb 5 & 6 Howard Training Center    Feb 5 – St. Stanislaus School Crab Feed Feb 20 – Modesto Kiwanis Crab Cioppino Feed – SOS Club Feb 27 – Grace Lutheran Church Crab & Tri Tip Feed We will keep you posted on any new feeds we hear about at www.modestoview.com

EDUCATION by Chris Murphy

International Baccalaureate meetings happening in February. One of he leading academic programs will host informational meetings at ModestoView High.  ViewCrew members Madison Murphy and Abigail Murphy participated in this rigorous program that delivers a world class education and does an excellent job in preparing students for a top tier college experience.  Both girls attended UC Berkeley following graduation and they have reported that they were very well prepared for college with the IB curriculum and study habits while enjoying a good social life and participating in sports.   Info sessions are Feb 2, 10, 18 at 6:30 pm in the Modesto High Library.  For more info mhs.mcs4kids.com or call Lani Johnson 209-576-4406 or 209-569-2705

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Love of Art by Jim Christiansen

For the Love of Art, buy your Valentine original art from a local artist. Downtown Modesto Third Thursday Art Walk is February 18, so a reminder most of the art walk venues and area galleries feature original art for sale the rest of every month.  Next month, look for a new Art Walk map starting in March.  March 1 is also first day of Stanislaus Artist Open Studio map booklet sales, your guide and ticket to the Open Studio Weekend April 23 and 24.  Maps are $10, and students 18 and under get in Free with a map holder.  75 artists on the map for 2016.  The map booklet will be available to purchase at Mistlin Gallery, Carnegie Arts Center, Oakdale Chamber of Commerce and Modesto Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Other locations will be announced, or buy from a participating artist. Mardi Gras is February 9, and this month I not only have the new bar painting for the February 6 Mardi Gras Party at Tresetti’s, but also three paintings in New Orleans itself at the Degas Gallery on Julia Street. It’s the closest I’ve gotten to spending Mardi Gras there, rather than our annual street celebration on 11th Street.  I was contacted by the gallery after posting my art on my facebook page. February 6 is also the Artists Reception and awards ceremonies for Delicato Family Vineyards Art Show.  I got honorable mentions for watercolors “Cocktail Cats” and “Vintage Wine Frogs”.  Best of Show went to Gerald Boyd, for his pastel “Liam and the Butterfly.”  Many of our local artists will have entered the Tracy Art League Expressions Show.  Artist Reception is February 12, with the public

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run for the show February 13 to February 20. Exhibited at the Tracy Community Center, 950 East Street in Tracy.  February 27 is the last date to enter the Lodi Art Association Spring Fine Arts Show in April. Link to enter is http://www. lodiartcenter.org/current-exhibitionshow/ Entries are now being accepted for the third annual Central California Art Showcase exhibition taking place this spring at the Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock and the Mistlin Gallery in Modesto. Deadline is February 21.  Enter online via http://carnegieartsturlock.org Last month I had hoped to fit in the City Parks recreation oil painting class taught by David Bienkowski. We missed this session, but David’s six class course will be repeated with sessions March 10 to April 14 at the Senior Center on Bodem Street.  All skill levels welcome.  Call (209) 577-5344 for supply list and more information.  Art Walk notes.  Judith Levi-Wood “Design begins with Line” is currently hanging at Barking Dog and opened January Art Walk.  Ron Coolidge will be the featured Artist at the Carolyn Huff Photographic Gallery.  Mistlin Gallery will feature its members show, “Abstracts and

Impressions.” For the Love of Conversation, take a long look at the new downtown mural on wall at Ralston’s Goat originated by artist/attorney Martin Baker. “In memory of Rick Hernstedt and all the homeless who have died on the streets of Modesto. May they never be forgotten.”

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Kimoto Sake & Sushi: Japanese Pub BREW

by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell

Forget the expensive flights across the ocean; Modesto is full of little gems when it comes to romantic get-aways. This year, be different and head over to our own little “izakaya” (translated “stay in sake shop”), Kimoto Sake & Sushi. This Japanese pub is a place you will fall in love with, while your date falls in love with you over your great taste in adult beverages. You will never get bored trying all their different cocktails made with Japanese whiskey and sake. Or drink ‘em straight! (Which is just as delightful!)  Why a Japanese pub in Modesto? Because who doesn’t love drinks, sushi, hanging out with people you enjoy, and eating delicious plates of food? The culture is rich in Kimoto, down to the traditional red paper lanterns found in Japanese pubs. While you won’t find the French fries or chicken wings you’re used to at most pubs, what you will find is finger food to drool over, like the uber-delicious bacon wrapped mushrooms and tempura veggies!   Owner Brandon Dodge met with us to take us on a taste-bud journey to Japan! Did you know the Japanese went to Scotland and learned to make their whiskey right at the source? They took a perfect whiskey and perfected it even more. Not possible? Try a pour of Hibiki 18 year old aged spirit, and dare to tell us we’re wrong! Kimoto carries the largest cache of Suntory whiskey in the Central Valley, rated the number one whiskey in the world for three years straight. Kimoto’s bottle service makes your life easy: buy a bottle of your favorite whiskey (which is cheaper than by the pour), and come in anytime you like to partake. Your

bottle will be kept on the wall with an artsy nametag, so patrons will know you have a true palate for good whiskey!   Brandon’s creative drinks will turn anyone into a whiskey fan. Although he originally wanted to own & bartend a sports bar, he became enamored with the Japanese pub culture while working at Fumi Sushi. It wasn’t long before his dream transformed into the reality it is today, making

delicious drinks and putting smiles on patron’s faces. We tried a wide array of his amazing cocktails, and our favorites are the Manhatten East (made with Do Good Distillery’s Rye Bourbon, Domaine De Canton, Tyku junmai sak, Peychaud’s bitters with a slice of orange peel) & the Harajuku Fizz (made with Tyku  junmai sake, pomegranate liquer, and ginger ale). The perfect amount of dry

with a bit bubbly, this is sure to be your favorite Valentine’s drink! Craft beer is also taking the Japanese pub culture by storm. Try the sampler, it is sure to please! It comes with Shikkoku (a smooth dark lager that can’t quite be called a stout), Coedo Kyara (a not-too-hoppy IPA that even those who dislike IPA’s should enjoy), Shiro (a Hefeweizen with notes of banana), and Coede Beniaka (a light sweet potato beer with hints of vanilla). What do we recommend? A full glass of ice cold Beniaka!   Before ending our little excursion into another culture, we asked Brandon if he prefers the Beatles or the Stones. “Stones!” Sorry Beatles fans, maybe next time!    With elements of Japanese culture, large TVs for watching sports, a relaxing atmosphere and mouth-watering food like this baby Cthulhu (oh ok, it’s really a grilled squid!), you are sure to have a great izakaya experience right here in your own city. We will certainly be back for more Beniaka, and to try some items on the new menu like the Sriracha honey chicken bites and fried oreos. We hope to catch you there!

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PERFORMANCE A Time to Perform in February by Kaye Osborn This year is filled with many theatrical offerings. Hopefully, on of your New Year’s promises was to attend more local productions.  Rehearsals of the musical Sleepy Hollow are moving right along.  I am in need of some volunteers to help with set design.  If you are interested, email me at Error! Hyperlink reference not valid..  Your help and creativity would be so appreciated.  High schools are in rehearsal for their springtime musicals.  Please contact the Modesto View with your information.  Let’s get the word out! If you missed Inherit the Wind at Gallo, it will be performed as a Reader’s Theater in the old Merced Court House on Sunday, Feb. 28 in the afternoon.  I don’t have any more details than that so if you are interested, email me! Here is what is being offered in our neck of the woods!

Gallo Center for the Arts The Kinsey Project Feb. 2: 7 PM TOPS Sweeney Todd Feb. 12: 7:30 PM Feb. 14: 2 PM   The McCartney Years Feb. 18:  7:30 PM   Fences Feb. 19 and 20: 8 PM Feb. 21: 2 PM   Prospect Theater Project Death of a Salesman Feb. 19- March 5 8 PM and 2 PM   Newman Westside Theater Newman Schools present: The Wizard of Oz Feb. 19- Feb. 28   The McHenry Museum Feb. 13:  2 PM free Dolls with Myrna McDaniel   

Front Modesto High Auditorium, Modesto Feb 26th & 27th at 7:30pm World War II drama that addresses the power of love, family, and patriotism, set in London. (Also playing March 4th & 5th at 7:30pm)

Our high schools have awesome theatre departments; down to stage craft, costumes, hidden talent and amazing music. We often overlook high school theatre, but we shouldn’t. These are performances by the next generation of professional actors, designers and musicians. Go out and see one of these shows this month! Emotional Creature Davis High Little Theatre, Modesto Feb 26th & 27th at 7pm Show by Eve Ensler regarding the struggles teenage girls go through.

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CHEF On your marks, get set, Goat!!!

Publishers Note: This is a new article from the bartender point of view that will appear both in print and online as we you know, we are all about trying to help our readers enjoy the best of local cocktails, craft beverages and the local places that make our nightlife interesting.  Yes, we are here to help. 

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month. Yes, it’s perfectly acceptable for me to celebrate all month long! This means raising my glass and my fork on numerous occasions! Lucky for us, Modesto has a new restaurant, Ralston’s Goat! The menu is highlighted by a genuine French chef! Bonjour and beinvenue to Chef Laurent Katgely! From the moment we met, I could see a twinkle in his eyes and a warm smile upon his face when we talked about our love of food. Chef Laurent comes to us from Grenovie French Alps and I do believe he’s staying! He shared with me the importance to “Just feed other people. The fun is the first thing- everything else comes later.” I concur! Curious, Ralston’s Goat, where did that name derive from? Owners, Mike Shelton, Chelsea and Paul Bavarro must have done some stimulating brainstorming! Mike explained an interesting fact with me that at one time Modesto could’ve been named Ralston. So that made sense, but I don’t see any goats running around Modesto! Lol, Mike said “Nobody has Modesto’s goat!” Aaaah the connection was made and Ralston’s Goat came to life! I’ve enjoyed 2 visits to Ralston’s Goat. The first one was with Modesto View’s Rockabilly writer, Jennifer Allsup. She was already a huge fan of the menu and the folks directly involved with opening this welcome establishment to downtown Modesto. I can’t seem to get enough of her fabulous company! We started with the delightful bartender, Darlan Kamerdula! She introduced us to her specialty cocktails including her margarita, her version of an old fashioned, and an aperitivo, Aperol spritz (Aperol is based on a selection of herbs & roots) which is a most popular happy hour cocktail in Italy. I also brought a bottle of wine in to share and welcome the new business. Lots of reasons to cheers! What a tasty thrill when the food parade started to come to our table! The squash soup was smooth and nicely flavored. The beet salad had genuine eye appeal and each bite matched the appeal. Skeptical about my first time to try chicken and waffles, I found the waffle prepared golden good! And the fried chicken moist and tasty, but together it must be an acquired taste that Jen has because she loved it! Separate them & I’ll devour them both! Then came the no-noodle lasagna. Again, not sure how my taste buds would react, but OMG so Dana-licious, I would order this every time! Jen

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& I didn’t fight over it, but we could’ve lol! Jen kept telling me about a divine burger she had there the week before with a truffle emulsion, so we ordered that, too! I was stuffed by then but I can say the truffle emulsion should go on dang near everything! Ralston’s Goat also has daily specials like the Hunter’s plate of elk and pheasant! On the dessert menu you will be pleasantly surprised to find a chocolate pot de crème or perhaps you’d order the Asian pear crisp with mascarpone cheese. If all that wasn’t enough, they have a traditional coffee bar with offerings such as Ethiopa Danch Meng, Brazil Santa Ines, and Guatemala Los Corillos coffees. Barista, Kody Moret shared they are trying to highlight the coffee opposed

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to adding extra artificial flavors, tres bon! During the week in the morning you can enjoy coffee and pastries. On Saturday & Sunday, Chef Laurent has an original menu including Pavesa soup, chicken broth, poached egg, corn, tomato, cilantro, & toast! Yukon potato & bell pepper frittata and much more! Mmmmm can’t wait! Modesto View signature question: Beatles or Stones? Mike Shelton, Stones! Like I didn’t already know that!!

Ralston’s Goat 1001 10th Street Modesto, CA 209-549-9413

The other day someone came into my bar, and asked me a question. This was something I hear very often, and it’s a question I’m sure that every bartender, and anyone in the beverage industry have heard at one time or another.  So, I will answer this to the best of my knowledge.  I was asked, “What’s good here?” When you’re out on the town, and having drinks, you have to consider where you’re at to determine what may be good at any particular establishment.  For instance, I work at a place that specializes in American Whiskey, and craft beer.  So, we take a little more pride in those types of drinks at my bar.  In that case, as a bartender I may suggest a nicely aged bourbon, or a malty stout.  Although that could be the correct answer in that circumstance, it usually is not.  When that question comes up, the customer usually wants to try something new that they may not have tried elsewhere.  So, what’s a bartender to do? We can show our guests a cocktail menu, and maybe give a few drink options.  But, if you want a really good cocktail you’re going to have to give your bartender some type of guidance as to what you prefer.  With all of the liquor, mixers, and tools behind the bar; we can make what seems to be an infinite amount of different types of cocktails. The drink possibilities are endless.  So, you have highballs, coffee drinks, martinis, shooters, smashes, sours, tropical drinks, and the list goes on.  Most bars, and restaurants around this area can cater to those types of cocktails.  So, think about what style of drink you’re in the mood for, consider what type of establishment you’re at, and ask for a really good (-----------------) So the answer to the question really depends on what each individual person considers to be good.

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UNPLUGGED By Marie Maxfield

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Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature Opens Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.

Since moving to California just over a year ago, my husband Evan and I have discovered some wonderful local music organizations to become part of. One of those groups is the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band (GMCCB) conducted by Matt Cover and Ulices Chavez. In this group, Evan plays trumpet and I play bass clarinet. The GMCCB has an upcoming concert on Sunday, February 28th at Ripon High School’s Multipurpose Room in Ripon. The concert will start at 2pm and will feature piano soloist John Hildebrandt performing ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ by George Gershwin. In a nutshell, the Ripon Arts League undertook the goal of purchasing a baby grand piano for their community and were successful. It will be housed at the Ripon High School multipurpose room and used for the Ripon Arts League annual concert series. This GMCCB concert is in dedication of the successful purchase of the baby grand piano. For more info on the Ripon Arts League: www.mantecabulletin.com/m/ archives/115621. I also happen to be the Assistant Conductor of a unique and amazing orchestra in Oakland, California. The Community Women’s Orchestra (CWO) was founded as a community adjunct to the professional Women’s Philharmonic. Although the Women’s Philharmonic disbanded in 2004, the CWO continues to grow and flourish as an independent organization. In the past 31 years it has grown from the original six-member ensemble to more than sixty female members. The Community Women’s Orchestra is preparing a concert in celebration of International Women’s Day. Join us for our concert on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 4pm at Lake Merritt United Methodist Church in Oakland. The performance will feature music by composerin-residence, and local favorite, June Bonacich, Symphony No. 6 by Beethoven and the Lieutenant Kije Suite by Prokofiev. For more info, visit their website: www.communitywomensorchestra.org. I wanted to take a moment and feature a fellow, local musician. When I think of all the amazing musicians we have had the privilege to meet and work with, there is one that stands out in my mind.

Matthew Cover, conductor of the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band for this Rhapsody in Blue concert in Ripon, grew up in Modesto and has degrees in Performance, Music Education, and Conducting from Modesto Junior College, California State University East Bay, and the University of Michigan. In addition to now teaching at Modesto High, and has taught at Davis High School, Hickman School Middle and Charter Schools, and the Modesto Junior College. At Modesto High School, Mr. Cover teaches Band, Orchestra, Guitar, and a Musical Theatre class. He also has Marching Band, Pep Band, Color Guard, and Winter Percussion programs running year-round. During the summer he is the Assistant Conductor and Manager for the Modesto Band of Stanislaus County - or MoBand. He has also been co-directing the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band, with Ulices Chavez, for several years now. They have performed all over California and even at Carnegie Hall. When not conducting, Mr. Cover is

a woodwind specialist. His primary instrument is the clarinet but is proficient in performing on all woodwinds. His involvement in the music community is exemplary and if you have not had a chance to work with him in a community production, or have a student in one of his music classes, you are missing out!

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February event calendar: Saturday 5/13 - fifth annual Johnny Cash Birthday Bash at Prospect Theater, 1214 K St. Numerous local songwriters will perform covers of the Man In Black. 8 PM, $15. Sunday 2 /14 - Grace Lieberman and friends at the Sunday Afternoons At CBS annual valentine concert. 3 PM at 1705 Sherwood Ave. $25/$20/$7.   Saturday 2/20 - Music At The GMC with Alzara & Brother Spellbinder and Eliza Rickman. Cabaret-folk music. 7 PM in the Gottschalk Music Center recital room, 1502 E. St. $15.

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Senior Housing taking shape in Downtown Modesto By Barrett Lipomi

February Movies

When I see a new construction fence go up around town, I always find myself very curious about what is going on. Too often lately I find myself worrying what will become of that site.  I think to myself, I hope it’s not another big box drugstore or chain restaurant.  So last spring I noticed a construction fence going up around the former park on 17th and G Streets and found myself feeling this same curiosity.  I was happy to find out, however, that the project on that site wasn’t another discount big box retailer, but rather was a new affordable senior housing complex.  Modesto hasn’t seen a housing project in downtown for decades, so I was very excited to see this becoming a reality. The project, managed by Beacon Communities, is called Tower Park, giving a nod to the history of the site which formerly housed a large iconic water tower.  The L-shaped building sits right up against the sidewalk on both street frontages freeing up the back portion of the lot for parking and any outdoor areas.  The three story structure is now nearing completion on the exterior.    The design of the building is contem-

porary, yet also incorporates some traditional detailing and materials. We often judge architecture by what we see of the materials and what we see on the surface.  As such, this building has very familiar surface materials for most of us as it is clad with stucco, tile, and horizontal siding.  What often isn’t discussed is the function, context, and proportions of buildings.  In multistory apartment projects like this with identical stacked floor plates it is always a challenge how to articulate a large blank wall with equally spaced windows on each floor.  The architect in this case incorporated full height pilasters that pop out from the building and cant outward towards the street at when they reach the top of the structure.  These vertical elements draw the eye upward and also provide rhythm to the façade.  Although I would have preferred the building be painted the color scheme shown on the

Tower Park website, it does still feature a five color paint scheme that helps to further break up the massing. This design is certainly not the progressive architecture that I would personally prefer to see, but I understand the budgetary restrictions and limitations that go along with a project of this type. So given this context, I think it is well executed project. I’m still holding out hope for modern lofts to rise up within our downtown core, however this project is a positive addition to our downtown and a step in the right direction.

GO MODESTO Empty Bowls Benefit Saturday, Feb 20th. 6pm-9pm Sysco Foods Facility, 136 Mariposa Rd, Modesto Hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Empty Bowls , This is Second Harvest Food Bank’s premier fundraising event and art gala. It serves as a visual reminder to all of us that so many in our community often go without the most vital basic need: food. This event, showcasing the artistic and culinary talents that are so abundant in our region, is a way to help ensure our neighbors’ bowls are filled each day of the year. Cocktails, silent auction, and a one-of-a-kind wine raffle. Tickets $75.00. For more info call 209-239-2091.

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Amazing Start to the New Year I hope everyone is having an amazing start to the New Year? Typically, I like to chat about the upcoming bands or even throw a little Rockabilly history your way. In the past years I have attended many,many shows and thrown numerous shows as well. In this process of being as supportive as I can. I always seem to overlook those with many talents in many different genres and backgrounds of what makes their passion in music so incredible. There is one man in particular that I seen perform with so many other talented folks around town. You can catch walking the streets of downtown, having coffee with friends at Preservation. A friendly man who’s never ceases to amaze, especially being self taught. Mr. Ray Vazira born and raised in Iran. Ray’s family gathering were always filled with music. So, When Ray moved here in the 8th grade he decided he was going to teach himself the drums. Putting a pair of earphones and listening to the HAWK, Ray began his own journey into the music wonderland. Around, 2003/2004 Ray met Jacob Canada Stand up Bass Man) and Chandler Pratt (guitar). They started out as Fat Skeleton, just a simple little jam band. This grew into something more and as time went on, switching up some musicians took Ray to another level of music. He met a man with the spiritedness of African World Music, Mr. Lumemba.  Ray took a liking to being a hand percussionist.  In 2006/2007 he was on another expedition with more of a musical change, thanks to his friend Jacob Canada. Whom finally was able to convince Ray to attend Strawberry Music Festival. This opened up yet another avenue of music. Singing the gospel and folk music in the wilderness, I do believe at the point Ray was hooked. Ray met a Dave Hanley and made a great musical connection. Ray was then able to travel with Dave to Oregon. This is where Ray got his very first paying gig. The Panhandlers started introducing Ray to Cole Thomason and Joey along old friends gathered as well Jacob and Chandler. It was so much fun playing with all these talented local musicians.  Which brings us to 2008, Ray met Irene Machillo which formed the band LoveCore. This was a name Irene loved and went by. Irene and Ray would sit on the porch at the house on

Orange, wail, strum and create. At this time Ray was switching back and forth between his first love drums to the Uke. Then along came Paul Muncy, Amanda Wood and Adria Bray. Of course, unpretentious as these musicians are, they all sound astonishing! Irene shortly, came to the conclusion that LoveCore and the House of Orange was a bit too much. So then there became two bands. With all this being said, Ray loves being in multiple bands. This takes us to his meetup with Mr. Rob Hill. Ray, really enjoys the sound of Rob Hill’s voice, a Joe Cocker if you will, kind of style. With so many musical groups knicked into his belt, they have all played for me at one time or another. YAY for me!!  As the years past his trek on that music highway he met one of our other local talents. Ms. Tiffany Rose DeLaCruz. Ray has been stepping in and thrown down some spectacular riffs to Tiffany’s soul driven country /rockabilly style. Along with other like Amie Alton and Tony Trevino. It is never to late to expand your musical genres and just ROCK!  Always practicing, always having the passion for music Ray has taken his music to the next level. He has just opened his own musicians’ place called Ray’s Workshop. With the vision of making this workshop interactive, where bands can rehearse, come in and just jam. Become a member of the workshop.  Ray has two Ukes, 2 drum sets, bass guitars, guitars, 88 keyed weighted keyboard and amps. Band rehearsals are evenings only and lessons from Ray are from 4-8pm, unless otherwise prior arrangements have been met. Located right in front of Tangled T’s on Downey Ave and Kimble ,Modesto Ca. You can also contact Ray Vazira on his Facebook page. Go check the space out! Wishing you all a Very Happy Valentines Day to come!        *Jennifer Allsup* *Sweet Pea Knickers Promotions/DAMSweet* *209-214-0137* *www.facebook.com/jenniferallsup* *rajelidak@yahoo.com* *rajelidak@gmail.com

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INTER Grace Lieberman - Modesto’s Sweetheart by Chris Murphy

No one showcases love like “Modesto’s Performer” Grace Lieberman. Eighty-six years old and going strong, Grace, a caregiver and teacher by profession, is a multi-faceted performer, singer, motivator and at the core, a wonderful friend. Grace lives to inspire others to be great, to excel and to dream.  She has helped and mentored so many people in all generations and she has tirelessly worked to support the arts in Modesto for over 40 years. She shines every time she is on stage. One of the annual highlights of each year is the Grace Lieberman Valentine’s Showcase that will be presented at Congregation Beth Shalom on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Grace was born in Rhode Island and grew up in Providence. Her father was a chauffeur for Mr. Cluett, the owner of Arrow Shirts and he filled Grace with ideas and a desire to help others. She married Dr. Myron Lieberman who hired her at the College of Rhode Island after an interview question,  “Do you smoke?”. She said “No” and was hired immediately.  Ultimately, they moved to Modesto by way of Beverly Hills and USC, as Myron was a enthusiastic tennis player wanted to play against Fritz Earle. Grace earned her degree in teaching at State University of New York at New Paltz then as an Asst. Professor at the College of Rhode Island.  She earned her Masters at Stanford. She has one daughter living in Texas and she has two granddaughters. Modesto is very lucky that the Liebermans found Modesto to be home.     She has been honored with many awards and served as the Executive Director of the Stanislaus Arts Council, the Culture Commission and along with her good friend Marie Gallo, helped push for the creation Gallo Performing Arts Center. Dr. Lieberman has since passed away, and today she is a regular inspirational speaker for a variety of organizations and is a soloist for a few symphonies.  But her talents

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as a performer and champion for the arts put Grace in a league of her own, and I am so honored to have been her friend for many years. When you talk with Grace, the conversation goes everywhere so we tried to narrow it down.   We asked Grace a couple of key questions: MV:  What was your first performing experience?   GL:  Don Vance urged me to try out and my very first role was in Little Mary Sunshine at the Denair Gaslamp Theatre. Soon after, I auditioned for Man of LaMancha, one of my favorite musicals ever. I went to audition for the role of Aldonza. Despite an initial ambivalence by Buck Townsend, Dennis Clark and Paul Tischer were sure that I was their Aldonza.   MV:  What is your favorite role you have played / sang to. Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret. I sang the lyrics  “Go on; tell me, I will listen. What would you do? If you were me?” It is a magical song from a really complex character.   MV: You were celebrated with a MAMA Lifetime Award in 2003. What did it mean to you to have the community support and a presentation by Marie Gallo?    GL: “I carried three loads of red roses back to my house after the MAMAs. Marie and all of her friends hand delivered roses to the stage while “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” played.  It was such a special night and I felt so loved by my friends and colleagues.

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MV: What do you think that Modesto needs to do to take our arts community to the next level? GL: We need to encourage Modesto to discover the variety of arts. Poetry, Folk Art and Fine Arts all need to be explored and encouraged. More people need to attend the less popular events like the Poetry Readings. We need to teach poetry to kids and have them do it in front of people.   MV: Who have been your role models and mentors? GL: Donald Vance has been one of my greatest friends. He got me to do my first role. We sang in the MasterSingers and did many shows together. He really encouraged me to do more. For by 54th birthday, he did my will. (She laughs.) Sandor Salgo, maestro for the Modesto Symphony in the ‘70s gave me the role of Queen Of Sheba in Soloman after hearing me sing only four bars.   MV: Since you are only 86 years young, what is your dream role to play? GL: I have played every roll I wanted to play. I have been lucky enough do Man of LaMancha 3 times and the Full Monty 66 times!     MV: What is it that makes you keep going?  GL:  Baroque music, singing in the symphony chorus. I love singing alto in the Modesto Symphony Chorus. I love sharing my inspiration with others. I love collecting inspirational quotes, and I try to share inspiration with

others.   MV: What are you looking forward to?  GL: I am so excited to be cast in Modesto Performing Arts “Bye Bye Birdie” this summer. At 86, I still have it.   MV: How special is the Valentine’s show  that you do every year and why? GL: This is the feel good show of the year.  We have so many fantastic performers and the theme of the day is “Celebrate yourselves and have fun”. Many of my friends will be performing including Dr. Joe Wigget, Claudia Ridgway and will even feature a high tea and tasty treats, wine and chocolate. You shouldn’t miss it.    MV: I know you love quotes and carry around a few, what is your favorite?;  GL: From Sister Corita Kent, who said in ’67,  “Be, of Love (A little) More Careful, Than Of Everything.”   MV:  And our signature question, Beatles or Stones? GL: Beatles of course. I have all the Beatles records and I treasure my White Album.  I have all of my old records. I have over 2700 records.       Now you know why we love Grace, Modesto’s Sweetheart.

Grace Lieberman and Friends Congregation Beth Shalom – February 14 / 3:00 pm www.cbsmodesto.org $20 tix

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ALL AGES

Luvg bu by Leia Johnson

Though the holiday festivities are coming to an end, the winter snow is here for a while. Dodge Ridge Ski Resort in Pinecrest will likely be open through April. A classic family resort, Dodge Ridge is a great place to learn to ski or Snowboard. (But extreme shredders like it too!). Dodge has a variety of classes to accommodate any skill or age. Mom and dad can sign up the kids for a lesson and go hit the slopes, or take a lesson themselves to take their own skiing to a new level. Classes are available for groups or as private lessons. Beginners learn basic ski tactics

to help them feel more comfortable on the snow and classes are typically two hours long. Make a day of it. Get there early for the morning lesson and finish the day with an afternoon of blasting down Clementine and Ego Alley. Go to www.dodgeridge.com and check the webcam, read the snow report or learn more about their awesome learn to ski programs. My dad keeps saying “It’s the closest snow to home” so I guess there’s no excuse. Hope to see you there! If you’re planning on staying indoors to fight the cold, get creative with your time. The Mistlin Art Gallery in Modesto is having showcases for both old and young aspiring artists. Until February 21st, you can submit your artwork to be showcased in March and May of this year. For younger artists, Mistlin’s thriving program, “Young at Art” encourages students to submit and showcase their artwork. For more information on the submission process, go to www. ccartassn.org, and look under events. Whether it’s at 8,200 ft or 89 ft, I hope your February is great!

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Teddy Toss: Teddy Bear Drive Nothing says Val-

entine’s Day like chocolate and TEDDY BEARS! Partner up with Rivets American Grill for their Teddy Toss. All stuffed animals collected are donated to local children in pediatric care. This all-ages event will feature live music by Silver Moon and Friends. Feb 13th at 8pm, Rivets American Grill, 2307 Oakdale Rd, Modesto. For more information call 209-846-0501

Kissing Booth & 14th Annual Valentine’s Hearts Fundraiser: Did you

notice all the candy hearts in this month’s issue? Those were submitted by our readers with messages for their loved ones. Hearts abound this month, especially at with Camp Taylor, a local nonprofit organization that offers free, medically supervised camp programs for children with heart disease and their families. Check out their kissing booth at the Vintage Faire Mall from Feb 11th – 14th. The booth provides Hershey kisses in exchange for donations of any amount made to Camp Taylor. The Hearts Fundraiser, presented by Richard W. Gratian M.D F.A.A.P., will be held at the Doubletree Hotel. Tickets are $85 per person, or you can reserve a table of 10 for $800.00.Tickets include formal dinner and live auction. Help make a difference in the life of a child with heart disease! For questions call 209-545-4715.

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By Abigail Murphy Are you a young lover or couple out there? It’s often hard to come up with fresh and unique ways to impress your someone special (and keep it fairly affordable). So here are five tips to make your loved one smile this February 14th!  1. Take them on a picnic! Make their favorite foods and pack a great lunch and head out to a local park, like Graceada!  2. I know it sounds hard to do or too simple, but a handmade card really means the world. Seeing someone try to make you something from the heart really is the best. 3. Do you have a instrument laying around the house that you’ve looked at for years, but never really picked up or tried to learn? Well, go pick it up! Whether it’s a piano, guitar, ukulele, or even an xylophone, learning a quick love song on an instrument and performing or recording it for your significant other will sure to make their heart melt! 4. Cupcakes are super fun to make and I am obsessed with these tasty treats.  Many give the gift of chocolate for Valentine’s Day, which is awesome, but what if you gave them chocolate in the form of a decadent cake?! They are really easy to bake or you can track down The Cupcake Lady, who posts her locations on Facebook, or head out to Frost Bakery, we guarantee it will bring smiles. 5. Jewelry, yes, jewelry. Too expensive? Nope! Head down to the Bead Shop on J Street and get some expert advice from the Bead Lady and learn how to make a beautiful bracelet, anklet, necklace or key chain with all hand picked beads! This is one of the best places in Modesto and you won’t be able to leave the shop without feeling like it’s going to be a great day!

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#Love is Forever...

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by Sam Pierstorff There’s always the concern that you’re thinking more about her than she is about you. Before bed, her face brushes across the dark canvas of your thoughts.

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In the morning, she is reflected in the chrome face of the toaster.

Wags ‘n Whiskers: We all need some more uncon-

Her breasts appear in the spoonfuls of peanut butter you now hesitate to spread across burnt rye.

ditional love in our lives! Consider adopting a pet this Valentine’s Day. Wags ‘n Whiskers will have an adoption clinic at Petsmart on Feb 13th & 14th, from 10am to 5pm. For more information, or to adopt a pet during weekday hours, call 209-613-0958. www.wawr.org

You trip across the living room carpet because she is stumbling through your mind. You smell her vanilla perfume on the couch where your arms curled her into sleep. And your only hope was that she thought of you just for a moment before she began to snore.

#10 Ways to show love without spending a dime:

Little Library: How’s this for ador-

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able?! People take and leave books at will on this Virginia Avenue sidewalk where Princeton and Griswold avenues meet. There are eleven of these little free libraries in Stanislaus County, according to the website littlefreelibrary.org. Take the kids out for a walk for an adorable treat this month!

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1. Randomly, without any prompting, look them in the eye and say, “I really appreciate you—just for being you.” 2. Leave a note for them-on their car, their bathroom mirror, fridge, anywhere they will be sure to find it. 3. Send a text during the day, “Thinking of you!”, “You make me smile!” or reference an inside joke you share. 4. Draw a map of your living space with them in it and write, “I’d be lost without you.” 5. Ask them to retell their favorite story, so you can feel like you are a part of that memory. 6. Send them a picture of you two together, and remind them why that day was amazing. 7. Give them a book you’ve already read that you think they will enjoy and inscribe it with a meaningful message. F

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SAVE METAL IN MODESTO by Mike Vanek a bunch of guys who turn into fans at the show when the set is over and that is the raddest part of this band... 2. Perfect Nightmare. Perfect F’ing Nightmare as I often hear in the parking lot at local shows is by far one of the best up and coming bands in our scene!! After a lineup change last year they have come out swinging with one of the best 30 minute metal sets you will see in our scene!! This is a high-energy metal band that does whatever it takes to energize the crowd no matter how big or small... The stage presence this band creates is one of the most captivating things I have ever seen. Big things are in the future of this force of nature of Modesto Metal. After winning the Youth MAMA a few

Metal View LOCAL BAND SHOWCASE #1 With a strange landscape for our local metal scene on the Yosemite Strip... I think it is important to showcase the bands I think are a shining beacon of hope for our scene. For the next few months I will showcase a few bands in our scene a few at a time with more coming Next Month. 1. Nothing But Losers. NBL is a band that has evolved many times over the years and has a fascinating story. This band is a close family unit that appreciates other bands in the scene and new bands that they meet here, or while on the road playing in other cities. This current lineup is the strongest it has ever been adding former Brutal Innocence drummer Dave “LUNCHBOX” Ussery on Percussion/Drums. Most recently they have raised the bar when it comes to image, showmanship and all out brutality with a savage live show, and hopefully a album in the near future. When I think of Modesto Metal, I think of Nothing But Losers

years ago and attacking the local scene they lost 2 members at what seemed to be the height of their popularity, but original members Stephani and Mari didn’t give up, they totally rebuilt the band and came back better than ever!! These guys are definitely a band to go out and see if you haven’t already!! 3. Sworn To The Black Sworn is one of the heaviest bands metal bands Modesto has to provide!! With mind-blowing musicianship and riffs to match a seasoned vet in Kirk Salazar who has played in a few of the best bands in town at one point like And All Was Lost and Epidemia along with Sworn drummer Pelon. Pelon was also in SEIP with Sworn guitarist Jared Davis who were also a legendary band in our scene. This past year they were joined by former Reclaim and Conquer guitarist Tomas Peinthor and longtime 209 area bassist who has played in bands such Bind and Better Left Unsaid. These guys have become a brutal metal band that borders the line of death metal but are by far one of the heaviest and sickest bands in town and are one of the most sought after bands in the 209 area!! 4. 17Ten The final band I have for you this month is the band that brings the party to every show they play. 17Ten is throwback to old school hip hop influenced metal with sick and rhythmic vocals that keep the energy in the room at a full tilt. Anchored by 209 metal

legend Captain Chuck Gaither tied together by vocalists Joe Young, KC Agar and Sektor209’s Jr. Guzman who bring excitement and energy to the crowd and they add something different to every show!! These guys are all cool guys and their level of energy was captured on cd this last year when they released they freshman release entitled S**t eating Grin. This cd is the perfect cd to listen to while at work or doing something ya really don’t like because it is a constant source of high-energy knowledge and it totally rocks!! I couldn’t ask for something better for a long trip somewhere and these guys are just as good live as the cd and that is rare. Go see 17ten!! That’s all for me this month!! PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL METAL!! #SAVEMETALINMODESTO Upcoming Shows Feb 6  Spinnakers Superbowl Party w/ 3 bands after the game... Feb 27  209 Motorhead Tribute with 10 bands and all donations going to the Lemmy Statue Live at Spinnakers

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The Future Looks Bright By Middagh Goodwin Modesto, I am grateful for everything you have given me since moving back in 2013. This month marks my third year writing the MAMAView & 2016 will be my third year behind the scene with the Modesto Area Music Awards. Top all that off with a new position at Gallo Center for the Arts and as Timbuk3 once said, “The future so bright I got to wear shades.” Looking forward to creating and growing with you, Modesto. Here is a suggestion: why not make plans to go out to see live music all month to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Celebrate not just your love for your significant other but also of the wealth of great talent that surrounds us in the 209. Check out the ModestoView calendar for events happening almost everyday in and around Modesto. Saturday the 6th: Get ready for the 22nd Annual Tresetti’s Madi Gras. This yearly event is the kick off of downtown Modesto’s block par-

ties that are a favorite for so many. On the 13th, “Johnny Cash Birthday Bash” at Prospect Theatre. You can see The Wrong Doers, Big Earl, Patty Castillo Davis and several other MAMA winners and nominees paying tribute to the Man in Black. This is a wonderful  annual event. You want to laugh? Join the gang at Deva Café on the 19th, for the monthly Brew Ha Ha (Modesto’s longest running Comedy Series) with your host Jimmie Menezes (2014 MAMA Winner). This is a free showcase of the area’s best comedians. Stockton, we are not leaving you out: On the 19th you can catch Operocia, Pacific Lung and Foochilla at Epic Lounge for a night of

Alt Rock and Funky Hooks. Epic Lounge has recently started booking more and more live entertainment, check ‘em out. Beyond the Limits, Beat Happy! Music and Pro Wrestling Bushido are teaming up to kick off the new year with Rockamania at the FatCat. February 27th Rock vs Punk a Wrestling Extravaganza the likes the Valley has never seen before. This just might be the most exciting event of the year. On the 28th, I highly recommend heading out to the Blackwater Republic in Stockton to catch, Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds), Steve Soto (Adolescents), Danny Secretion (Secretions) and the Polyester Wags (ex Scattered Fall/

Lobstrosites). Several generations of American Punk Rock playing acoustic at a very intimate location. Add to all this, the various Open Mics going on at places like Sweet Lu’s, Queen Bean, Blackwater, CowTrack, The Boardroom, Speakeasy & GypsyShack. You have no reason to not make it out to see live entertainment. Remember: friends don’t let friends miss great shows.

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AUTHOR Synopsis of Book One Trinity: Judgment of the Flaming Sword by Elena Carpenter The forces of evil spread. Evil Ozar plans to release the dark souls, the Daggers, and use them in his army. Lizzy and her mother Lilly fear the curse of dark powers, a blue moon which brings out night creatures preying on humans at midnight in different forms never seen, crazy Dr. Sae and his experiments to alter humans and animals also causes D-zombies known as defected alters which cannot be cured. Also, several kinds of alters take on odd formations in strength and desire to kill. Two allies join Lenzo, Eora and Horizon to help with the fight. But another dark power rises, Jezeba the evil witch, who also plans to rule. The uniqueness of Nephilim and kraun blood run through her veins, a new hybrid, more powerful and dangerous. Lizzy is now faced with a task in her life: she too must fight in the battles, but the real danger is with Jezeba. She has Dr. Sae cloning a hybrid army of Nephrauns in his lab for her plans to release more demons, which will gain her the ultimate powers to rule over all immortal and mortal worlds. As a new author, I always enjoyed reading from a young age. I had entered several poetry contest in the pass, that were published. Reading many genres, I found many great authors and their books. Reading “Twilight” got me thinking about writing my own story. It started out as fun for me, but later when I told my sister and oldest son, they convinced me to take it further. When I finally finished the manuscript, my son paid to publish “Trinity” then later “Horizon”, and the saga continues in the last book of the trilogy, “Serenity”, which will be out later this year. I continue to love reading and writing, it has now become my passion.

When you live in a small town where Legends are told, you begin to question yourself. Can they possibly be true? In one town named Ketra, such stories were told from generation to generation traveling into the minds of citizens that had feared the legend to be true. One cozy home, the Starr residence, lives Elizabeth and her mother. They didn’t believe the stories. It was summer vacation when their class mates, Danny and Jared, had plans to hike Teak Forks Trail, and invited Lizzy and Sara to join them. No one had hiked the old trail for a long time due to mysterious deaths. Reaching an area during their hike, they found the Legend is true: The two immortal clans that can transform from human to wolf with supernatural powers. When Lizzy meets Lenzo she finds he has several pets that are also cloned from the dimension Phoenix. The Wekluws, and Bliz his hawk, they too have some supernatural powers. Trinity is the leader that receives laws from the master and keeps all gateways in control of the realms and dimensions in peace and harmony. The Corzo clan and Ogre clan were divided when Orion broke the laws as he planned to kill Cortize over a woman. He was cast out of their village and then murdered many humans, planning to take control and rule. His son Ozar reigns in his place and continues such evil. Lenzo the son of Cortize the Corzo clan, must stop them from destroying the human race and for laws to be restored again. Synopsis of Book Two: Horizon the sequel

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JAZZ&BLUES If You Luv Music You’re Gonna Luv This by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? Hope you all survived the Holidaze and Nappy New Years; I stayed home and waited for the ball to drop. I found out in the morning that it had dropped after I fell asleep. Okay on to the New Year with resolutions and keeping things rolling, I am excited about another venue complete with live music in the downtown. Café’ Urbano in the location behind Gallo Center formerly of Clayton’s Restaurant has their Cabaret license so is ready to roll with live music! I did Blue Monday Party in the intimate nightclub setting for 7 years every Monday and I would like to invite those that attended and newcomers to come back for some great music. We will be doing Blue Monday Party Feb 8th at Barkin Dog to help get the word out to come out Friday Feb 12th for a grand opening with live music at Café’ Urbano, hosting from 7 to 10:00 PM will be some of the musicians from Ultra lounge with some special guest play-

ing Jazz, R & B, Latin and dance music from the downbeat. Urbano has a nice menu from appetizers to full entrées with full bar in a nice setting. Blue Monday Party & invitational jam returns to the Barkin’ Dog Grill this Feb 8th with special guest Conrad Johnson bass player, songwriter and vocalist front man from B4 Dawn band, If you’ve come down before you will recognize Conrad one of the funkiest bass players in the valley. Conrad can play anything from Jazz standards to Funk, R & B, rock. The second Monday will be hosted by house band, the Blue Monday Ultra Lounge Band with lead vocalist, guitar and bass player Dave Souza, Johnny Valdes guitar, Tim Allen bass, vocals, Dave Hawks on drums, Eric Benson, Andrew Rosenblum, Jamie Dubberly on horn section and myself Eric Benson on keys. The band will play Jazz, R & B, Funk, Latin and a little of everything else with special guests sitting in for listening and dancing.  Show from 7 to 10:00 PM with food and drink available in all age venue. Call the Dog for reservations: 572-2341.  If you play come on down and sit in with the best musicians in the area, it’s gonna be smoking.  The Gallo Center for the Arts brings in Feb:

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BLUES the Twisted Pig and catch Patty Davis. Now on the 17th, it’s the don’t-miss-show of the month. We have Charlie Musselwhite and the North Mississippi Allstars at the Gallo Center. Charlie Musselwhite’s career goes all the way back to the heyday of Chicago Blues. He was one of the first white performers to be accepted by the black artists and has the resume to prove it. As for the North Mississippi Allstars: if you love blues or rock or specifically hill country blues this is the band for you. Their music is all about feeling, groove and dynamics. They come from a part of the country where this music is bread and butter and they love bread and butter. I mean, I can’t say enough about how much this stuff speaks to me. Soul isn’t a strong enough word for it. Black Oak Casino also has some shows coming up: On the 19th Lee Rocker from the Stray Cats will be performing and on the 27th Lydia Pense and Cold Blood. Ok, here it is your bonus music day line-up: February 28th Patty Davis will be serving up some great tunes with your Sunday breakfast at Deva Cafe. That’s all for this month folks. I hope to see you out at a show. 

by Earl Matthews Hello everybody! It’s a leap year, so that means we have one extra day to get out and listen to some good music. I want to say thank you to everyone who came out to either of our CD release parties. Your support is greatly appreciated! Getting things started with a bang on Feb 5th, our good friend John Clifton will be opening for Tommy Castro down in Fresno at the Fulton 55. Then on the 13th, local favorites Blues Box Bayou Band will be up at Black Oak Casino for a Zydeco dance party. Also on the 13th is the annual Johnny Cash Birthday Bash and fundraiser for the Prospect Theater. This year as always, it is hosted by the Wrong Doers and featuring many other local singers and slingers. This show is always on my top parties of the year list. On the 14th, you have a couple of options for great music you can catch Rob Hill Band over at Deva for breakfast, and then swing over to

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FIT Running in El Nino by Efren Martinez When you look at 38 year old Marla Vargus, you see a young, attractive and healthy woman. Marla’s been a runner for over 16 years. She runs three to four times a week averaging around 15 miles. According to Marla, she also eats right most of the time and takes pride in living a healthy lifestyle. Although Marla doesn’t smoke nor is she obese, she still had a heart attack which caused her to fall and in the processes got pretty bruised up. So after her heart attack you can see why many of us were dumbfounded. Thankfully she’s ok. According to her doctor, Marla had a piece of plaque that broke off from an 80% clogged artery that stopped her blood flow. Is eating right, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle enough to keep you from having a heat attack, especially at such a young age? Most would say yes, but the truth of the matter is that there are a great deal of variables in each person’s genetic makeup and the lifestyle one lived in their adolescent life. Since we all know the dangers of second hand smoke, I asked Marla, “are there any smokers in your household and or where you raised by parents who smoked, had a job that required you to be in a smokers environment.  Marla; “My dad smoked around me when I was a child until I was a teenager both in the car and in the home.  I spent a lot of time with him so I was around smoke a lot. I wasn’t around any smokers after I was a teenager.” Only God knows why this build-up of plaque in her artery happened, perhaps it might be part of her genetic makeup or even heredity such as high or low blood pressure can be. My other thought that came to

mind was that it’s well known that mostly all endurance runners generally have slightly enlarged hearts. Some more than others. Why? The heart is actuality a muscular organ, in my opinion it’s the most important muscle in our body and it’s the one that keeps us alive. It’s like this, when you exercise your biceps and triceps they get larger. The same thing happens to an extent with your heart when you’re an endurance runner. This is why some endurance runners have had heart attacks during a run with the cause generally being from an over enlarged heart, a product of so many years of endurance running. But wait, Marla isn’t an endurance runner, she actually prefers short trail runs. Friends, Marla isn’t really any different from most of us who are recreational runners. Like you, she has her annual checkups and lives a healthy lifestyle most of the time. My advice, if you train regularly, always listen to your body. Your body will let you know most of the time if something isn’t right. Listen and look for these signs, a shortness of breath, dizziness, a lack of speed or endurance from your regular workouts. I’d also invite you to keep a fitness journal like I do. Record the date, your time, distance and how your training session went and how you felt. At the end of the month, study it. If you see any kind of anomalies in it and your struggling to keep up your fitness for no apparent reason. Chances are there might be something going on so speak up and talk to your doctor. Friends, here’s some food for thought.  Some theories say that each one of our hearts is preprogrammed in our genetic makeup to have a certain amount of beats per our lifespan. When we race our hearts, by that theory, we are racing to the end of that program much faster. As for Marla she’s doing a lot better, thanks be to God, and I’ll ask you to keep her in your good thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.

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by Mary Layton On February 8th is the beginning of the Chinese New Year. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey! The monkey is an important character in Chinese culture. The famous book “The Monkey King” is proof of that. That monkey is just unstoppable in the pursuit of his goals. With his incredible agility and resourcefulness he outperforms his foes and anyone getting in his way. As we know the monkey is an exciting and amusing animal. So this being the year of the monkey should be a fun packed and amazing year, a year where even impossible ventures will end up successful. Maybe, like the monkey we will be more daring, to improvise and even invent a whole new way of doing things. We will learn and advance and things should progress at a great clip. The Chinese celebrate their new year for 7 days, it is the time when families and loved ones come together. Eating fish on New Year’s Eve is a must. Happy New Year of the Monkey! For more info go to taichi4modesto.com or call (209) 572-4518

MardiGras Ryde Hotel Promises to be the biggest party on the Delta! Feb 6th Delta Mardi Gras Party at The Ryde Featuring amazing New Orleans Cuisine and Dancing to The BluesBox Bayou Band, 6PM. Zydeco Ted, will also be on hand for dance lessons and the best of Zydeco at 5PM. Event Benefits: Saint John’s Program for Real Change and Soil Born Farms Your host & Delta Mardi Gras Queen is FOX40 News Anchor, Bethany Crouch with very special guests & Grand Marshals, Tom Mailey and Julie Ryan of KNCI’s Pat and Tom Show. Kick off 2016 in style with $4 Hurricanes, free party favors, great food and dancing on the Sacramento Delta in true New Orleans fashion. The historic and picturesque Ryde Hotel is just west of Elk Grove on the Sacramento River. Limited rooms available. Hotel shuttles will also be provided to other nearby lodging. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ delta-mardi-gras-party-at-the-rydehotel-tickets-20087726932

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BARGAIN Enjoy February! by Monica Barber There’s no rain but it’s hardly a reason to be blue. Leave being blue to the gorgeous sky that graces Downtown Modesto. Ms. M finds herself writing this afternoon amid the newly green trees while watching a family enjoy the beautiful day walking with their children. One of the few joys and loves in life is taking in the small things that money rarely can buy. Here are a handful of ways to enjoy the loves of life with those you love this February. Poets truly know how to speak the language of love for all to enjoy! Take in the 4th annual Modesto Poetry Festival on February 6th from 9am to 4pm. This all day event features workshops, a luncheon and poetry contest. Attendees are treated to special guest poets, authors and workshop leaders Troy Jollimore and Heather Altfield in addition to more. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; 1528 Oakdale Rd. Modesto, CA 95355. More info call: 209-5223267 http://www.mostpoetry.org/ There’s nothing like the dust to remind you of the past. Too often we forget that the heritage of the Central Valley is seeded in it’s western roots of ranching. Re-examine and experience ranching at the Carnegie Arts Center with Allen Birnbach’s “A Handful of Dust” starting February 10th. Through a series of photographs the lifestyle of ranching is celebrated. Don’t miss out! More info: http://www.carnegieartsturlock.org/ Celebrate Chinese New Year by letting your inner spirit animal loose. The 10th annual Chinese New Year Celebration welcomes in

the Year of the Monkey on February 13th at the Senior Center in Modesto. This all ages free event has dancing, singing and music performance in addition to marital art and calligraphy demonstrations and more. 211 Bodem Street, Modesto 95351. More info call: 209-341-2961 There’s nothing quite like Art to brighten spirits and celebrate love of life. Check out 3rd Thursday Art walk in Modesto on February 18th. This is the 12th year the monthly free event has been celebrating visual arts in Modesto. Art Walk runs 5-9pm every 3rd Thursday of the month. Pick up a map at any participating gallery and enjoy a night of art, music, great people and more. More info: http:// modestoartwalk.com/ For one day only the Gallo Arts Center welcomes ballet’s bestloved princesses and princes in two enchanted performances of classical favorites. Brigham Young University’s Theatre Ballet dances into the heart of Modesto to bring your favorite childhood stories to life in Fairy Tales and Fantasy on February 27th at 2pm & 7pm. The BYU Ballet invites all to attend their pre-show Prince and Princess Party where anyone can dress up as princes and princesses, meet and snap pictures with the dancers before the performance. Prices range from $15-25. More info: www.galloarts.org Have a lovely February by enjoying all that life has to offer Modesto! Kisses, m.

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Kaiser Farmer’s Market Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Kyle the Great Live Music Live Music Magic the Gathering Commander Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour Oakdale Museum & History Center Oil Painting Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Snoop Dog Spanish Preschool Storytime Thirsty Thursdays Tipsy Thursdays Ladies Night Under the Tuscan Sky Fundraiser Valentine’s Day Craftapalooza Zombie Day February 5 22nd Annual HTC Crab Fest Battered Beaver Live DJs California 99ers DDD DJ & Live Music DJ Arnie DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Otto & Guests DJ Tease Fireball Fridays Fundamentals of Painting Funstrummers Gig Band Rehearsal Great Valley Museum Kid’s Program Joe & Tim Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Music Live Rock/Country Bands Magic the Gathering Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour Modesto Symphony Orchestra Mozart & Bach Neil & Matt Neil Buettner Nihon No Bunka (Japanese Art) Rick Barnes Science Night Teens Rockin’ Jump The Weekend Dance Party VFW Hamburger Night Village Dancers of the Valley Women Wear Red Luncheon February 6 10 East Brunch 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 22nd Annual HTC Crab Fest 22nd Annual Mardi Gras 4th Annual MoST Poetry Festival Adult Coloring Class B/C Morning Ride Stan Co Bike Battered Beaver DJ Awal Bilingual Preschool Storytime Craft Meet Up DDD DJ & Live Music DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Folk Dancing Lessons Journey Revisted Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Country/Rock Bands Live Music Meditation with Susie Mizz Monique’s Dragalicious Show Modesto Symphony Orchestra Mozart & Bach Modesto Symphony Orchestra Mozart & Bach Oakdale Museum & History Center Old School Saturdays Open Air Market Pokemon Tournament Presidential Portraits  Rockin’ Saturdays Saturday Easy D Ride Teen Book Club The Nines The Weekend Dance Party Tim Allen Trio Vanguard Tournament Vendor Fair at Regal Cinemas Yugioh Tournament February 7 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up Acoustic Brunch BBQ Potluck Champagne Brunch Buffet FOE Breakfast Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Karaoke with Laura Magic the Gathering Tournament Music Jam with Dancing and Free Potluck NFL Sundays Queen Bean Open Mic Night Seniors Club Breakfast Super Bowl Sunday Super Bowl Party The Big Mix VFW Breakfast February 8 American Trivia with Uncle John

Kaiser Dale Rd, Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Sabatino’s, Modesto Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree 212 West F Street Mistlin Gallery Hughson Library Salida Library Fat Cat, Modesto Modesto Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn E&J Gallo Cellar, Modesto Denair Library Keyes Library Howard Training Center, Modesto Battered Beaver, Oakdale Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Climax, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Urbano, H St Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Church of the Brethren MJC, West Science Center P. Wexford’s Modesto Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Gallo Center for the Arts Speakeasy, Modesto Redwood Cafe, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto The Fruit Yard, Modesto Great Valley Museum, MJC Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto Carnegie Turlock Martin G Peterson Center 10 East Kitchen Turlock Chevron, 815 Kansas Ave Rite Aid, Pelandale & Sisk Howard Training Center, Modesto Tresetti’s, Modesto St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Modesto. Modesto Library Oakdale Bicycle Shop Battered Beaver, Oakdale Modesto Library Beverly’s, Modesto Tresetti’s, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto Carnegie Turlock West Side Theatre, Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Intrinsic Elements Modesto Climax Bar, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Gallo Center for the Arts 212 West F Street Shooters, Clarion Inn Yogurt Station, Oakdale Battleground Games, Modesto Mistlin Gallery Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Oakdale Bike Shop Turlock Library P. Wexford’s Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto Rivets American Grill Battleground Games, Modesto Regal Cinemas, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Cruisers Gas Station, McHenry & Kiernan Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn Queen Bean Cafe Denny’s 1525 McHenry On TV in Every Bar Everywhere Elks Lodge, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto Rivets American Grill

For more Modesto info: www.modestoview.com


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Have fun and be Safe! • Please Designate a Driver Blue Monday with Eric Bensen and friends Creative Clay Art Class Dance Exercise Class Heroclix Josh Rosenblum Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Maxi’s Happy Hour Mustache Mondays Overreaters Anonymous Preschool Story Time Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Class Wee move and play Wiggle Worms Wiggle Worms Yugioh Tournament February 9 Acoustic Jam at Queen Bean Art Adventures Book Club Chinese New Year Craft Computer Basics DJ Tease Forever Young Dance Club Golden Valley Chorus Great Valley Museum magnets I Can Draw! Class Johnny & Kelly Joni Morris tribute to Patsy Cline Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Andrew Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Maxi’s Happy Hour Nick Campos Painted Valentine Craft Painting for the Joy of It! Poetry reading and open Mic with Gillian Wegner Pre-Schooler/Adult Art Explorers Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Successful Thinkers Network Mtg Super Mario Smash Bros Tournament Sweet Open Talent & Mic Toastmaster Supper Club Trivia Tuesday Turlock Seniors Dance Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Jam Valentine Craft Wee move and play Wiggle Worms Yoga with Rosa February 10 80s night/DJ Gully Board Game Night Creole Jazz Kings Figure Drawing Drop In Free Billards Free QiGong Class Wildlife of Central California Horseshoe tournament In One Accord Jive Turkeys Juicing Class Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Lunch Hour Meditation Maxi’s Happy Hour Neal Griffin Jazz Duo Neil Buettner Open Mic Night Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Preschool Storytime Riverbank Golden Ages Stanislaus County Coin Club Studio Art Class Trax on Wax Unity Tai Ji Qi Gong Valentine Book Mark Valentine’s Chocolate & Movie Valentines Craft Party Warhammer 40k Wiggle Worms Wine Down Wednesday Wine’d Down Wednesday February 11 Art Around Town Black History Month Program Book Club Brats & Beer Casanova’s Night Club Cash for College Workshop College Night/Beer Pong with DJ Dan Danish Heart Basket Craft David Dow and friends jam session DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Fundaments of Drawing Healthy Eating Class JerLisa Stitches of Love Teddy Bear Project Johnny & Kelly Josh Rosenblum Junior Hands In Clay

Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Salida Library Battleground Games, Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn Sutter Gould, McHenry Village Keyes Library First United Methodist Modesto Modesto Senior Center Oakdale Library Modesto Library Modesto Library Battleground Games, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Salida Library Hughson Library Oakdale Library Tilted Turtle, Modesto Modesto Senior Center Mancini Hall, 718 Tuolumne Turlock Library Mistlin Gallery Rivets American Grill Carnegie Turlock Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Tiki Lounge, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Maxi’s at Double Tree Riverbank Library Mistlin Gallery Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Mistlin Gallery Ceres Library Denair Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Round Table Pizza, McHenry Battleground Games, Modesto Sweet Lu’s Denny’s 1525 McHenry P. Wexford’s Modesto 11914 Cahill St, Turlock Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Waterford Library Salida Library Modesto Library Patterson Library The Boardroom, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn Mistlin Gallery Titled Turtle, Modesto NTouch, Modesto MJC Science Center, Room 115 Shively’s Bar & Grill, Oakdale Strings, Turlock Rivets American Grill Patterson Library Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Intrinsic Elements, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Sabatino’s, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto Empire Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Newman Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Riverbank Community Center Denny’s 1525 McHenry The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Speakeay, Modesto First United Methodist Modesto Keyes Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Battleground Games, Modesto Salida Library Redwood Café, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Downtown Turlock King Kennedy Center, Modesto patterson Library Redwood Cafe, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto Glacier Hall 101, MJC West Campus Tilted Turtle, Modesto Keyes Library Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Kaiser Bangs Ave Medical Office 4300 Dale Road, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Rivets American Grill Mistlin Gallery

For more Modesto info: www.modestoview.com

Kaiser Farmer’s Market Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Kyle the Great Live Music Live Music Live Music & Paul’s Rustic Pizza Truck Magic the Gathering Commander Tournament Mardi Gras Mask Maxi’s Happy Hour Mo Willems Day Oakdale Museum & History Center Oil Painting Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Spanish Preschool Storytime Thirsty Thursdays Tipsy Thursdays Ladies Night February 12 Battered Beaver Live DJs Crab Feed Dave & Penny Show DJ & Live Music DJ Arnie DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Otto & Guests DJ Tease Fireball Fridays Fundamentals of Painting Funstrummers Gig Band Rehearsal Great Valley Museum Kid’s Program Highway 99 Band Hughson Senior Dance & Potluck Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Music Live Rock/Country Bands Magic the Gathering Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour Neil & Matt Neil Buettner Nihon No Bunka (Japanese Art) Rick Barnes Stand-Up For Charity Comedy Show Sweeny Todd Teens Rockin’ Jump The Comic Strippers The Weekend Dance Party VFW Hamburger Night Village Dancers of the Valley February 13 10 East Brunch 14th Annual Valentine’s Hearts Fundraiser 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up B/C Morning Ride Stan Co Bike Battered Beaver DJ Awal Bike Party “Love Stinks Let’s Drink!” Bilingual Preschool Storytime Chinese New Year Celebration Chocolate Tasting Class Cloak & Swagger Couponing Class Craft Grab DJ & Live Music DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Folk Dancing Lessons Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Country/Rock Bands Live Music Lodi Wine & Chocolate Festival Mizz Monique’s Dragalicious Show Oakdale Museum & History Center Old School Saturdays Pokemon Tournament Rockin’ Saturdays Saturday Easy D Ride SOS Club Valentine’s Dinner Teddy Bear Toss with Silvermoon The Weekend Dance Party Uke Jamz USA Dance Chapter Vanguard Tournament Watercolor Simplified Class Yugioh Tournament February 14 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up Acoustic Brunch BBQ Potluck Camellia Society Meeting Champagne Brunch Buffet Christian Connections V-day FOE Breakfast Grace Lieberman & Friends Happy Valentine’s Day Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Karaoke with Laura Lodi Wine & Chocolate Festival Magic the Gathering Tournament Manteca Senior Dance Music Jam with Dancing and Free Potluck NFL Sundays Patty Castillo Davis Queen Bean Open Mic Night Seniors Club Breakfast Shop til You Drop Sweeny Todd

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Kaiser Dale Rd, Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Sabatino’s, Modesto Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Bella Vagos, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Ceres Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Denair Library 212 West F Street Mistlin Gallery Hughson Library Salida Library Modesto Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Battered Beaver, Oakdale Elks Lodge, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Climax, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Urbano, H St Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Church of the Brethren MJC, West Science Center Rivets American Grill 2307 Fourth St, Hughson P. Wexford’s Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Speakeasy, Modesto Redwood Cafe, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto The Fruit Yard, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe Gallo Center for the Arts Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto Carnegie Turlock

Feb 8 at one of your favorite Chinese restaurants or Feb 13 at the Modesto Senior Center. or February 21, at the Modesto Center Plaza center with the Stanislaus Country Asian Society.  This is the year of the Monkey and we hope that this brings success and good fortune to all.   We will be celebrating at Minnie’s with one of those glorious cocktails.   

10 East Kitchen Turlock Doubletree Hotel, Modesto Chevron, 815 Kansas Ave Rite Aid, Pelandale & Sisk Oakdale Bicycle Shop Battered Beaver, Oakdale Starbucks 1801 H street, Modesto Modesto Library Modesto Senior Center Turlock Library P. Wexford’s Modesto Salida Library Preservation, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto Carnegie Turlock Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto All over Lodi & Acampo Climax Bar, Modesto 212 West F Street Shooters, Clarion Inn Battleground Games, Modesto Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Oakdale Bike Shop SOS Club, Modesto Rivets American Grill Crocodile’s, Modesto Carnegie Turlock IOOF Lodge, 6941 Hughson Ave Battleground Games, Modesto Mistlin Gallery Battleground Games, Modesto

PASTORS GLEN & DEBORAH BERTEAU

REQUEST THE HONOR OF YOUR PRESENCE AT

Cruisers Gas Station, McHenry & Kiernan Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Adventist Church Fellowship Hall, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Urbano, Modesto Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way Congregation Beth Shalom, Modesto All over the world ! Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto All over Lodi & Acampo Battleground Games, Modesto 295 Cherry Lane, Manteca Tilted Turtle, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn Twisted Pig, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe Denny’s 1525 McHenry 424 Shadow Creek Ave, Oakdale Gallo Center for the Arts

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That’s Life Frank Sinatra The Big Mix USA Dance Ballroom Dancing VFW Breakfast February 15 American Trivia with Uncle John Dance Exercise Class Heroclix Josh Rosenblum Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Maxi’s Happy Hour Mustache Mondays Overreaters Anonymous Preschool Story Time Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Class Wiggle Worms Wiggle Worms Yugioh Tournament February 16 Acoustic Jam at Queen Bean Anthony K Comedy Showcase Art Adventures Balloon Bracelets Caregiver Coffee Break DJ Tease Excel Intermediate Family Movie Day: Minions Forever Young Dance Club Geneological Socity Golden Valley Chorus Happy Birthday Abigail Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Andrew Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Maxi’s Happy Hour NAMI Support Group Nick Campos Popcorn Sheet Craft Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Puzzle Picture Frames Successful Thinkers Network Mtg Super Mario Smash Bros Tournament Sweet Open Talent & Mic Toastmaster Supper Club Trivia Tuesday Turlock Seniors Dance Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Jam Wiggle Worms Yoga with Rosa February 17 80s night/DJ Gully Board Game Night Butterfly Valentines Craft Charlie Musselwhite Creole Jazz Kings Dice Masters Tournament Figure Drawing Drop In Free Billards Free QiGong Class Horseshoe tournament In One Accord Jive Turkeys Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Kids Book Club Maxi’s Happy Hour Modesto’s Precious Water Supply Neal Griffin Jazz Duo Neil Buettner Off-Balance Dance in Performance Open Mic Night Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Preschool Storytime Riverbank Golden Ages Studio Art Class Trax on Wax Unity Tai Ji Qi Gong Warhammer 40k Wig Out Wednesdays with Nina West Wiggle Worms Wine Down Wednesday Wine’d Down Wednesday Women of Love Ministries February 18 Brats & Beer Casanova’s Night Club College Night/Beer Pong with DJ Dan Computer Basics David Dow and friends jam session DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Email basics Fundaments of Drawing Johnny & Kelly Josh Rosenblum Junior Hands In Clay Kaiser Farmer’s Market Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Kyle the Great

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MardiGras Schedule 2016 Sat Feb 6 Ryde Hotel Walnut Grove, CA

Tue Feb 9 Chuckchansi Gold Casino Coarsegold, CA Sat Feb 13 2016 Black Oak Casino Tuolumne, CA Tue Feb 16 Ashkenaz Music & Dance Berkeley, CA Fri & Sat Feb 19 &20 Sands Regency Casino Hotel Reno, NV Sat Feb 27 Sierra Railroad Beer Train Oakdale, CA

Check out ModSpot, at 1220 J St. ModestoView, Peer Recovery Gallery, Stanislaus Magazine and YES- Youth Employment Services Art, Recovery, Community, Music and Connections

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Gallo Center for the Arts Crocodile’s, Modesto Odd Fellows Hall, 6941 Hughson Ave VFW Hall Modesto Rivets American Grill Salida Library Battleground Games, Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn Sutter Gould, McHenry Village Keyes Library First United Methodist Modesto Modesto Senior Center Modesto Library Modesto Library Battleground Games, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe Cheroot Cigar Lounge, The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Hughson Library Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way Tilted Turtle, Modesto Modesto Library Salida Library Modesto Senior Center Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Mancini Hall, 718 Tuolumne Lyon France - Miss You Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Tiki Lounge, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Oakdale Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Newman Library Ceres Library Denair Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Turlock Library Round Table Pizza, McHenry Battleground Games, Modesto Sweet Lu’s Denny’s 1525 McHenry P. Wexford’s Modesto 11914 Cahill St, Turlock Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Modesto Library Patterson Library The Boardroom, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Patterson Library Gallo Center for the Arts Shooters, Clarion Inn Battleground Games, Modesto Mistlin Gallery Titled Turtle, Modesto NTouch, Modesto Shively’s Bar & Grill, Oakdale Strings, Turlock Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Turlock Library Maxi’s at Double Tree MJC Science Center, Room 115 Sabatino’s, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto MJC East Auditorium Speakeasy, Modesto Empire Library Keyes Library Newman Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Riverbank Community Center The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Speakeay, Modesto First United Methodist Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Tiki Lounge, Modesto Salida Library Redwood Café, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Clarion Inn, Modesto Redwood Cafe, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Salida Library Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto Modesto Library The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Rivets American Grill Mistlin Gallery Kaiser Dale Rd, Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Sabatino’s, Modesto

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Live Music Live Music Magic the Gathering Commander Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour Oakdale Museum & History Center Off-Balance Dance in Performance Oil Painting Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Spanish Preschool Storytime The Mask You Live In The McCartney Years Third Thursday Art Walk Thirsty Thursdays Tipsy Thursdays Ladies Night Vintage Faire Mall Kids Club February 19 Backyard Bookworms Battered Beaver Live DJs Chingo Bling Death of a Salesman DJ & Live Music DJ Arnie DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Otto & Guests DJ Tease Eric Benson and friends Fences Fireball Fridays Fundamentals of Painting Funstrummers Gig Band Rehearsal Great Valley Museum Kid’s Program Irish Cultural Society Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Music Live Rock/Country Bands Magic the Gathering Tournament Max Minardi Maxi’s Happy Hour Neil & Matt Neil Buettner Nihon No Bunka (Japanese Art) Off-Balance Dance in Performance Rick Barnes Simon & Garfunkel Tribute Show Teens Rockin’ Jump The Weekend Dance Party VFW Hamburger Night Village Dancers of the Valley February 20 10 East Brunch 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 2nd Annual Great Valley Museum Benefit Gala Alzara & Brother Spellbinder Eliza Rickman B/C Morning Ride Stan Co Bike Battered Beaver DJ Awal Bilingual Preschool Storytime BlueLine DDD DJ & Live Music DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Empty Bowls Benefit Fences Folk Dancing Lessons Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Kiwanis Crab & Cioppino Dinner latin legends Live Country/Rock Bands Live Music Lollipop butterfly Craft Max Minardi McFarland USA Movie Mizz Monique’s Dragalicious Show Oakdale Museum & History Center Off-Balance Dance in Performance Old School Saturdays Patty Castillo Davis/Ryan Russel Band/Randy Mandy Band Pokemon Tournament Rockin’ Saturdays Saturday Easy D Ride Slosh Ball The Weekend Dance Party Tony & The Tough Times Tony & The Tough Times Vanguard Tournament Yugioh Tournament February 21 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up Acoustic Brunch BBQ Potluck Champagne Brunch Buffet Death of a Salesman EuroSunday Car Club Fences FOE Breakfast It’s Magic! Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Karaoke with Laura Magic the Gathering Tournament Modesto Jazz Society Jam Session Music Jam with Dancing and Free Potluck Queen Bean Open Mic Night Seniors Club Breakfast Stanislaus Humanist’s Coffee Klatch The Big Mix VFW Breakfast February 22 Acoustic Open Mic American Trivia with Uncle John

Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree 212 West F Street MJC East Auditorium Mistlin Gallery Hughson Library Salida Library Modesto Library Forum 110, MJC East Campus Gallo Center for the Arts Downtown Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn Vintage Faire Mall, Modesto Great Valley Museum, MJC Battered Beaver, Oakdale Fat Cat, Modesto Prospect Theater Project Surla’s, Modesto Climax, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Urbano, H St Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Shooters, Clarion Inn The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Church of the Brethren MJC, West Science Center Denny’s 1525 McHenry Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Speakeasy, Modesto Redwood Cafe, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto MJC East Auditorium The Fruit Yard, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto Carnegie Turlock 10 East Kitchen Turlock Chevron, 815 Kansas Ave Rite Aid, Pelandale & Sisk MJC, West Science Center Gottschalk Music Center, Modesto Oakdale Bicycle Shop Battered Beaver, Oakdale Modesto Library Rivets American Grill Nino’s Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto Sysco Foods Facility, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Carnegie Turlock Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto SOS Club, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Titled Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Newman Library P. Wexford’s Modesto State Theatre Modesto Climax Bar, Modesto 212 West F Street MJC East Auditorium Shooters, Clarion Inn Oakdale Sports Bar, Oakdale Battleground Games, Modesto Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Oakdale Bike Shop Enslen Park Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Cruisers Gas Station, McHenry & Kiernan Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Prospect Theater Project Village Baking, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way Gallo Center for the Arts Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn Tilted Turtle, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe Denny’s 1525 McHenry Queen Bean Cafe Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Rivets American Grill

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Creative Clay Art Class Dance Exercise Class Heroclix Income Tax Assistance Class Josh Rosenblum Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Maxi’s Happy Hour Musical Edition Storytime Mustache Mondays Overreaters Anonymous Preschool Story Time Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Class Wiggle Worms Wiggle Worms Yugioh Tournament February 23 Acoustic Jam at Queen Bean Art Adventures Book Club Book Club DJ Tease Forever Young Dance Club Golden Valley Chorus Internet Basics Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Andrew Karaoke with DJ Clovis King LEGO Day Marble Craft Maxi’s Happy Hour Nick Campos Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Successful Thinkers Network Mtg Super Mario Smash Bros Tournament Sweet Open Talent & Mic Toastmaster Supper Club Trivia Tuesday Turlock Seniors Dance Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Jam Wiggle Worms Yoga with Rosa February 24 80s night/DJ Gully Board Game Night Creole Jazz Kings Estate Planning Seminar Figure Drawing Drop In Free Billards Free QiGong Class Horseshoe tournament In One Accord Jive Turkeys Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Lunch Hour Meditation Maxi’s Happy Hour Modesto’s Water Reuse Program Neal Griffin Jazz Duo Neil Buettner Open Mic Night Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Preschool Storytime Riverbank Golden Ages Slavery by Another Name Discussion Stanislaus County Coin Club Stanislaus County PAL Dinner Studio Art Class Trax on Wax Unity Tai Ji Qi Gong Warhammer 40k Wiggle Worms Wine Down Wednesday Wine’d Down Wednesday February 25 Brats & Beer Casanova’s Night Club College Night/Beer Pong with DJ Dan David Dow and friends jam session DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Fundaments of Drawing Johnny & Kelly Josh Rosenblum Kaiser Farmer’s Market Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Perfect Pitch Kyle the Great Live Music Live Music Magic the Gathering Commander Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour MJC Faculty Concert Oakdale Museum & History Center Preschool Story Time Preschool Storytime Scotch Guards Spanish Preschool Storytime Thirsty Thursdays Tipsy Thursdays Ladies Night February 26 Aging & Chronic Disease: View from the Aging Side Animal Talk kids program Battered Beaver Live DJs

The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Salida Library Battleground Games, Modesto Salida Library The Boardroom, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Modesto Library Shooters, Clarion Inn Sutter Gould, McHenry Village Keyes Library First United Methodist Modesto Modesto Senior Center Modesto Library Modesto Library Battleground Games, Modesto Queen Bean Cafe The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Oakdale Library Riverbank Library Tilted Turtle, Modesto Modesto Senior Center Mancini Hall, 718 Tuolumne Oakdale Library Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Tiki Lounge, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Salida Library Newman Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Maxi’s at Double Tree Ceres Library Denair Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Keyes Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Round Table Pizza, McHenry Battleground Games, Modesto Sweet Lu’s Denny’s 1525 McHenry P. Wexford’s Modesto 11914 Cahill St, Turlock Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Trinity Presbyterian, Modesto Modesto Library Patterson Library The Boardroom, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Shooters, Clarion Inn Denair Library Mistlin Gallery Titled Turtle, Modesto NTouch, Modesto Shively’s Bar & Grill, Oakdale Strings, Turlock Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Intrinsic Elements, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree MJC Science Center, Room 115 Sabatino’s, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto Empire Library Keyes Library Newman Library Modesto Library Oakdale Library Riverbank Community Center Patterson Library Denny’s 1525 McHenry Surla’s Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto Speakeay, Modesto First United Methodist Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Salida Library Redwood Café, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Redwood Cafe, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Rivets American Grill Kaiser Dale Rd, Modesto Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Sabatino’s, Modesto Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree MJC East Music Recital 212 West F Street Hughson Library Salida Library Gallo Center for the Arts Modesto Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn MJC East Auditorium Great Valley Museum, MJC Battered Beaver, Oakdale

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CALENDAR Death of a Salesman DJ & Live Music DJ Arnie DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Otto & Guests DJ Tease Emotional Creature Fireball Fridays Front Fundamentals of Painting Funky Tim Funstrummers Gig Band Rehearsal Great Valley Museum Kid’s Program Johnny & Kelly Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Little River band Live Band Karaoke Live Music Live Rock/Country Bands Magic the Gathering Tournament Maxi’s Happy Hour Neil & Matt Neil Buettner Nihon No Bunka (Japanese Art) Rick Barnes River Raising Classic Rock SOS Fish Fry Spirit of Harriet Tubman Stanislaus Humanists Karaoke Night Teens Rockin’ Jump The Weekend Dance Party VFW Hamburger Night Village Dancers of the Valley February 27 10 East Brunch 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up 23rd Annual Bacchus & Brew 2nd Tradition 4th Annual Crab Feed African American Education Conference B/C Morning Ride Stan Co Bike Battered Beaver DJ Awal Bilingual Preschool Storytime DJ & Live Music DJ Jmmie Jmmie DJ Tease Emotional Creature Fairy Tales & Fantasy Fairy Tales & Fantasy Folk Dancing Lessons Front Girls Night Out the Musical Intro to Hierloom Gardening Class Joe & Tim Josh Rosenblum Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Live Country/Rock Bands Live Music Mizz Monique’s Dragalicious Show Oakdale Museum & History Center Old School Saturdays Pokemon Tournament Rockin’ Saturdays Saturday Easy D Ride Scrapbooking Fun Class The Weekend Dance Party Vanguard Tournament Wynonna & The Big Noise Wynonna & The Big Noise Yugioh Tournament February 28 209 Farm Fresh Produce Pick-up Acoustic Brunch BBQ Potluck Champagne Brunch Buffet Death of a Salesman FOE Breakfast Hughson Senior Dance & Potluck Karaoke Night Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Karaoke with Laura Magic the Gathering Tournament Manteca Senior Dance Music Jam with Dancing and Free Potluck Of Waredrobes and Rings Queen Bean Open Mic Night Seniors Club Breakfast Stanislaus Humanists Brunch The Big Mix Tribute to Glenn Miller VFW Breakfast February 29 American Trivia with Uncle John Dance Exercise Class Heroclix Josh Rosenblum Karaoke with DJ Clovis King Leap Frog Day Craft Maxi’s Happy Hour Mustache Mondays Overreaters Anonymous Preschool Story Time Ukelele Funstrummers Class Ukelele Funstrummers Class Wiggle Worms Wiggle Worms Yugioh Tournament

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Prospect Theater Project Surla’s, Modesto Climax, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Urbano, H St Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Davis High Little Theatre Shooters, Clarion Inn Modesto High Auditorium The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto P. Wexford’s Modesto Church of the Brethren MJC, West Science Center Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Yosemite Lanes, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Maxi’s at Double Tree Speakeasy, Modesto Redwood Cafe, Modesto The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto The Fruit Yard, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto SOS Club, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Torii’s Modesto Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Crocodile’s, Modesto VFW Hall Modesto Carnegie Turlock

GALLO CENTER

10 East Kitchen Turlock Chevron, 815 Kansas Ave Rite Aid, Pelandale & Sisk SOS Club, Modesto Barkin Dog Grill, Modesto Grace Lutheran Church, Modesto Mary Stuart Rogers Hall, MJC West Oakdale Bicycle Shop Battered Beaver, Oakdale Modesto Library Surla’s, Modesto Red Brick Cafe, Turlock Speakeasy, Modesto Davis High Little Theatre Gallo Center for the Arts Gallo Center for the Arts Carnegie Turlock Modesto High Auditorium Gallo Center for the Arts Riverbank Library P. Wexford’s Modesto Rivets American Grill Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Tilted Turtle, Modesto Climax Bar, Modesto 212 West F Street Shooters, Clarion Inn Battleground Games, Modesto Rockin’ Jump, Modesto Oakdale Bike Shop Modesto Library Crocodile’s, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto Turlock Community Theatre Turlock Community Theatre Battleground Games, Modesto

for the ARTS Feb 2nd

The Kinsey Project Feb 14th

Sweeny Todd Feb 17th

Charlie Musselwhite Feb 20th

Cruisers Gas Station, McHenry & Kiernan Deva Cafe, J St, Modesto Titled Turtle, Modesto Surla’s, Modesto Prospect Theater Project Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way 2307 Fourth St, Hughson Run Around Sue’s, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Speakeasy, Modesto Battleground Games, Modesto 295 Cherry Lane, Manteca Tilted Turtle, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts Queen Bean Cafe Denny’s 1525 McHenry Panera Bread, Turlock Crocodile’s, Modesto Gallo Center for the Arts VFW Hall Modesto

Latin Legends Feb 26th

Little River Band

Rivets American Grill Salida Library Battleground Games, Modesto The Boardroom, Modesto Ridgway’s, Modesto Keyes Library Maxi’s at Double Tree Shooters, Clarion Inn Sutter Gould, McHenry Village Keyes Library First United Methodist Modesto Modesto Senior Center Modesto Library Modesto Library Battleground Games, Modesto

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Open Early!

DOWNTOWN MODESTO

Many restaurants start serving dinner early so that you can get a nice meal in before the shows and movies that begin at 7 or 7:30.

Open Late!

Downtown Modesto is the place to be late Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. There is live music every night of the week in one of our great clubs or restaurants. After the show, stop and enjoy a nightcap.

GO DOWNTOWN MODESTO 7th Annual Modesto Marathon Movie & Wine Night Feb. 20th, State Theatre Modesto Sponsored by Hillock Family Dental, will feature the film McFarland USA. The movie is the true story of an underdog Central Valley cross country team’s fight for the California State Championship, starring Kevin Costner. This fun evening will include food, wine, silent auctions and drawings followed by a Q&A with film representatives. The event is a fundraiser for the Teens Run Modesto program. Advance tickets are $25 ($10 for patrons under 21 yrs.) or $30 at the door, and are available at the State Theatre Box Office, 1301 J St., Modesto

Parking

There are parking garages at 9th and L Street, 11th and K Street, 11th and I Street and 12th and H Street. Parking is close to all restaurants!

Try a Cab

It’s getting easier to catch a cab, both to downtown and home from downtown. Why deal with driving and parking? Take the easy way... Affordable Cab 209-753-8005 Touch of Class Cab  209-575-0609 Cash Cab 209-740-1390 Checker Cab: 888-487-5411 City Cab  209-818-4144 DeSoto Cab: 209-577-8888 Edith’s Cab: 402-0377 Lucky 7 Cab: 209-985-8533  209-877-7676 Metro Cab: 209-533-3333 Modesto Cab Company:  209-521-7320 Quality Cab: 209-552-9898 Red Top Taxi Cab:   209-524-4741 Taxi Taxi Cab:  209-756-1035 Town Cab:  209-404-2727 United Cab:  209-888-8888 Urban Taxi Cab:  209-351-0222 Yellow Cab of Modesto: 209-524-8294 Oakdale Taxi:  209-869-5552 Uber Personal Car Service:Download the Uber app

Find local restaurants

www.modestoview.com Locally Owned

Most all of the downtown restaurants are locally owned. They hire local people and the money you spend stays right here in town. Local restaurants purchase from local farmers and feature local ingredients.

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Modesto Unplugged and ModestoView present ‘MUSIC AT THE GMC’, an intimate acoustic series at the Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St., Modesto. Sat. Feb. 20, doors at Doors at 7:00, concert at 7:30pm. $15 general admission / kids 12 and under free Alzara & Brother Spellbinder is a folk/gypsy group that combines various musical textures into something melodic, otherworldly, and yet earthy and tangible. They play well-crafted songs that might be defined as cabaretfolk rock with a dreamy, old-world ache and a modern melodic edge. To reserve seats: 209-543-5306 or modestounplugged@yahoo.com.

Stand-Up For Charity Comedy Show Fri. Feb. 12th at the Queen Bean Coffeehouse, 1126 14th St. Modesto Show starts at 8:20pm. Phil Johnson (SF Punchline, Edinburgh & Sundance Film Festival, Top 5 World Series Of Comedy 2014) will headline. FREE show, but donations are accepted and will go to Central Valley Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

The McHenry Mansion Foundation Docents and Guild present their 2016 Valentine Tea at the McHenry Mansion 906 15th Street on February 13th at 11:30 AM.  $30.00 per person, Reservations required. call 209- 522-1739 by 2/9/16.  Limited seating.  Make your reservations quickly. The historic Mansion will be open for tours beginning at 11:00 AM , on that Saturday, 2/13/16.  Mansion Tours are without charge to the public.

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Cancer Survivorship Conference Memorial Medical Center Cancer Services presents the fourth annual Cancer Survivorship Conference as a way to celebrate survivorship in our community. The conference goal is to continually support our community of cancer survivors by providing new topics, information and inspiration each year.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION Modesto Junior College Mary Stuart Rogers Building 2201 Blue Gum Avenue

TOPICS • • • •

What I Learned on my Cancer Journey Cancer Research and Clinical Trials The Journey from Patient to Patient Research Advocate Participatory Action Research: The Impact of Complementary Therapy on Quality of Life for Cancer Survivors and Their Caregivers • Plant-Based Diets for a Healthy Survivorship • Sexuality and Survivorship

REGISTRATION Registration is free and includes conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Exhibitors will provide you with valuable information from local cancer community partners, support groups, and our own Cancer Services, Clinical Trials, Patient Navigation and Healing Journey Complementary Therapy programs.

Register online at memorialmedicalcenter.org/ survivors-conference For more information, call 209-569-7789

memorialmedicalcenter.org

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ModestoView February 2016  

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