Issue 20

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By Keiko Arzouman, In-Shape You’ve just made your New Years resolutions list for 2016, and at the top of that list is getting in shape. Gaining strength, losing weight, and toning doesn’t just stem from a balanced and nutritious diet. Though eating right is crucial, a proper fitness routine is

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  By Noel Daniel Photos by Photos Just So   It’s easy to get carried away in the “new year, new you”-it is fever. And on one hand, the New Year trend is at least a healthy one. After heavy hitters like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the entire holiday season, the

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Helping people change their lives with exercise is what Vincent Wilson is all about. Throughout his 35 years as a personal trainer, Wilson has helped everyone from family members and friends to movie stars and celebrities to achieve their fitness goals. Recently he even helped Joli

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By Noel Daniel Harold Peterson retired two and a half years ago, planning to finally experience the world after years of working. Last July, he went on a motorhome trip – but something was off. He wasn’t feeling great, but wrote it off as malaise from the trip. Then he

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By Noel Daniel You may find it hard to believe that New York Times best selling-artist Ethen Beavers is from Modesto. He’s worked on Samurai Jack, the Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Little Golden book, and of course, The New York Times bestselling series, N.E.R.D.S. So how did this

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Downtown Turlock has been on the rise for some time. What had once been a quiet strip of Turlock road blossomed into the bustling heart of the city that it had been in its heyday. One of the first big names, Dust Bowl Brewing Company, opened on West Main in 2011. The

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By Noel Daniel No Doubt your health nut friends have gotten on the kale kick. Suddenly, everywhere you look, people are trying to get you to eat kale. As it turns out, it’s for a good reason. In fact, it’s not just your health-fad friends that love it. In Scotland,

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle The Soup Girl serves “from her heart to your belly.” Nothing tastes better than a warming mug of homemade soup on a cold winter day. But what if you don’t feel like shopping for fresh ingredients and slaving over a hot stove? Just contact the Soup

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By Noel Daniel Nutrition can be the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle. For those who aren’t used to preparing healthy food, the first few attempts can taste not-so-great and seem like they’re not worth the time. Some are even stuck in jobs that leave them with very little time

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1. Lily Tomlin You may have seen her in Netflix’s series Grace & Frankie, acting opposite Jane Fonda. Lily Tomlin is a performer of many talents, and stands as one of America’s foremost comediennes. Tomlin has branched out into a myriad of media, ranging from television and theatre to motion

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Issue 20Out and About

Somewhere between family and work, the volunteers of Murals in Motown find time to inspire positive change wherever they can in Modesto— and that’s exactly what they did at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Nov. 5. The Finger Painting Face-Off features Modesto’s most influential people in a Finger

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PEOPLE NORMALLY KNOW ME AS… A graphic designer, artist, truth-teller, spiritual seeker, and highly intuitive person. BUT WHAT THEY DON’T KNOW IS THAT… I love to play with fire! I’m a flow artist and fire spinner. The term “flow arts” refers to a movement-based art form that integrates dance and

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Issue 20Out and About

People from all around came to wet their skates on Modesto’s new ice skating rink. The rink is close to the cinema as well as a few restaurants, making it the place to be last winter. Even though it was the rink’s first year, it was impressively large, standing at

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 By Noel Daniel Love Is A Hard Thing To Describe,to experience, to pin down. Whether you have a special someone in your life or don’t, February shouldn’t be the cruelest month. Maybe you just found love, maybe you’re still looking, or maybe you’re not interested at all in the sort of

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Have Something You’ve Always Wanted To Do? Have resolutions you make every year? A motivation board is one proven way to inspire you to succeed. For some, it might seem tired to rebuild yourself, and so they decry the idea of “New Year, New You…” but a Motivation Board would

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By Anne Marie Bergthold Using only a trunk of costumes, one woman brings to life the story of Harriet Tubman. For one evening only on Feb. 26, “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman” will be performed by Leslie Lorraine McCurdy. Born into slavery in Maryland, Tubman escaped to freedom in Pennsylvania. At great risk to

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Fairy Tales and Fantasy If you’re looking to start your holiday season with a sprinkle of funny, don’t miss “Elf the Musical” in its two-day debut to the Gallo Center for the Arts on Nov. 17 and 18. Let the Bringham Youn University’s Theatre Ballet dance into your heart, bringing all your childhood dreams

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By Noel Daniel The lights have dimmed. You and nine other captives are locked in a room you’re not familiar with. Symbols, foreign words and numbers are scrawled along the walls. These and the occasional item are your only clues to escape. A voice crackles through a speaker: You have only sixty minutes. Sixty minutes to

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   By Noel Daniel The Leave Flutter down on a familiar Modesto street, the sharp smell of Spring is heavy in the air. Hundreds of thousands of Modesto citizens are running – and it’s for the beast reason. The Modesto Marathon started as a way to serve the local community by

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Last year’s main altar for the Dia De Los Muertos event focused on domestic violence awareness and honored those lives that were tragically lost because of it. The event was presented by the District Attorney’s Office Victim Service Program, the Haven Women’s Center, and the Gallo Center for the Arts.

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