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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 31

By Noel Daniel Modesto is a city of talent and power. In spite of its hardships, Modesto’s artistic heart continues to beat with a growing strength as the community comes together to enrich it. Mod Shop is just one of the many success stories that gives Modesto its well-crafted roots.

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arts and cultureIssue 31

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Modesto Performing Arts brings you this much-beloved holiday classic. Ebenezer Scrooge, rich and miserly, shuns the people around him in pursuit of wealth and looks down his nose at the concept of charity, especially where holidays are concerned. When he’s visited by the ghost of his dead

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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 30

By Noel Daniel Music is the veritable heartbeat of Modesto. In almost every local restaurant, at least once, you can catch strains of songs you’ll never hear anywhere else—or maybe that you’ll hear before everyone else. Our thriving community of musicians wouldn’t be possible without the movers and shakers of

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arts and cultureIssue 30

Loverboy & Survivor 80s rock groups Loverboy and Survivor are teaming up to bring you a night of nostalgic radio hits, right here at the Gallo Center. You’ll feel yourself transported back to the 80s with hits such as “Working for the Weekend,” “This Could be the Night,” and “Eye

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arts and cultureIssue 29

          YES – Footloose It’s time to get loose and kick off your Sunday shoes. Based on the famous 1984 movie, this production of Footloose brings all of the energy and classic songs of the film onto the stage right in front of you. Join city

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arts and cultureIssue 29

By Noel Daniel Modesto’s burgeoning music community is one that’s been blooming for decades now. Big names like Grandaddy, Built Like Alaska, and Francesca Bavaro found a home in Modesto once—and may still to this day. This integral part of our culture would be so much harder to maintain without

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arts and culturefeatured-art-and-cultureIssue 29

By Noel Daniel Not only is the Center a cultural and entertainment hub for the entire San Joaquin Valley, but it’s also a powerful economic engine for downtown Modesto. More than 200,000 people a year visit the Gallo Center and research tells us that more than 60 percent of those

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