calendar: May 2016

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  •  James Gouldthorpe, THROUGH SUN, MAY 29 (Project Space Gallery)
    James Gouldthorpe's Particles: A Painting in Ten Chapters

    What are those moments that truly define us and comprise the murky substance of a human life? In what sense do we persist through our lifetime? In the end, do all our accumulated experiences leave a lasting impression in the universe? Or do the trillions of particles from which we are made simply untether from the gravitational pull of the self and rejoin the cosmos ...


  • Enjoy a meal on the veranda! SUN MAY 8, 2016 11 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

    Join us for our annual champagne brunch catered by Pat Smith's Extravaganza!Three seating times are offered: 11am (inside the historic Villa); 12pm (in the Spanish Courtyard); and 1:15pm (outside on the veranda).Menu (buffet style):Carved to ...
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  • Reduced Shakespeare Company WED MAY 11, 2016 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Reduced Shakespeare Company
    The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

    “Breathlessly-paced slapstick merriment” —The New York TimesThe “Bad Boys of Abridgment” are back, and funnier than ever! From the high-brow to the low, their new program covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare to Charlie Chaplin to The ...
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  • FRI MAY 13, 2016 6 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Open Access
    Juan Jaula es John Cage

    Juan Jaula es John Cage is a non-traditional documentary made by video artist Zen Cohen about Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo’s confrontation of his musical heritage and education against taboos of the musical “avant-garde” by rehearsing with a Mariachi band ...
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  • The Saint Michael Trio SUN MAY 15, 2016 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    Spring Fling

    End the season on an up note! Saint Mike revels in spring with a concert of lighter fare: pop classics, show tunes, movie melodies, even fusion jazz. You’ll leave with a spring in your step and a song in ...
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  • James Gouldthorpe: FRI MAY 27, 2016 6 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Open Access
    Artist Conversation with James Gouldthorpe & Lynn Freed

    Join artist James Gouldthorpe as he discusses his new work Particles: A Painting in Ten Chapters on view in the Project Space Gallery. Lucas Artists Program Fellow and acclaimed writer Lynn Freed will read select excerpts from her short fiction ...
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  • Doktor Kaboom! THU MAY 12, 2016 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Doktor Kaboom!
    Look Out! Science is Coming!

    “Doktor Kaboom is one of the most innovative science presentations that I've ever seen - especially for young kids. An hour of Doktor Kaboom will remind anyone why science is fun.” - Andrew Zimmerman Jones, GuideDoktor Kaboom, an over-the-top ...
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  • The Carriage House Theatre THU MAY 19, 2016 6 P.M. (Front and Side Verandas)
    Carriage House Season Announcement Party

    Join us as we unveil our 2016-17 Carriage House Theatre Concert Series with a free party for Montalvo members!Grab appetizers and a cocktail, glass of wine, or beer, then relax on the front veranda of the Villa and chat ...

  • Danae Mattes SAT MAY 21, 2016 9 A.M.
    De Staebler & Mattes Studios and Chapel at Newman Hall

    Our spring ArtVenture provides an in-depth look at the work of two preeminent Bay Area artists!Over the course of his 50-year career, Stephen De Staebler created totemic figurative sculptures in clay and bronze—powerful, elegiac forms that embody fragility ...

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