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featured-art-and-cultureIssue 12

By Dana Koster It’s difficult to pin down Modesto artist Nicole Slater’s work in just a few words— her art runs the stylistic gamut from old world to contemporary, her media from oil paints to vibrant plexiglass masterpieces to geometric creations on unconventional forms like cardboard and rubber. The two

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featured-art-and-cultureIssue 11Uncategorized

by Billy Gay, Fruit Tree Music School If you have been to Sunday breakfast at Café Deva, heard some amazing blues at the Barkin Dog Grill, attended the Modesto Area Music Awards (MAMA) or listened to the opening act for B.B. King at the Gallo Center for the Arts, then

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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 10

Here’s a little-known fact: there are more than 70 design-related businesses and restaurants tucked in just a few blocks of downtown Modesto between 10th Street and 16th from I Street to K.   But if Bob Barzan gets his way, this fact will soon be known much more widely. Barzan,

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