calendar: August 2014

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  • Kenny Scharf, Pikaboom, 2012 THROUGH FRI, OCTOBER 31
    Fun and Games

    Play is one of the most important sources of physical and mental wellbeing. It simultaneously relaxes and stimulates our brains and bodies, relieving stress and boosting creativity and imagination. Yet despite the crucial importance of play for our overall heath, it occupies an ever-decreasing role in our lives. Burnt out, overstressed, and chronically overwhelmed by our growing workloads, we increasingly neglect the practice of play ...

  • Susan O’Malley and Leah Rosenberg, Finding Your Center, 2014. BAN7. THROUGH SUN, OCTOBER 5 (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts)
    Finding Your Center

    Since 1997, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has mounted its signature triennial titled Bay Area Now (BAN). Each edition of the program marks a moment in the life of the institution and regional art scenes through the work of the participating artists who are seen as representative of the spirit of that particular time. For BAN7 YBCA has partnered with fifteen Bay Area arts ...

EVENTS

  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED AUGUST 6, 2014 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Lovely wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the ...
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  • Montalvo's hiking trails SUN AUGUST 10, 2014 10 A.M. (Park Grounds)
    Docent-Led Tour & Trail Hike

    A walking tour of the historic Villa followed by a hike on Montalvo's trails. Led by a skilled docent volunteer and a Santa Clara County Park Ranger. Learn about Senator Phelan and the history of the Villa, and enjoy ...
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  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED AUGUST 13, 2014 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Lovely wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the ...
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  • Lila Downs WED AUGUST 13, 2014 7:30 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Lila Downs
    With Luz Elena Mendoza y Edna Vazquez

    For over a decade, Lila Downs has performed her brand of traditional Mexican music and original compositions fused with blues, jazz, soul, African root, and even klezmer music—all supporting her soaring voice. Her unique and exciting fusion of international ...
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  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED AUGUST 20, 2014 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Lovely wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the ...
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  • Dave Koz and Friends FRI AUGUST 22, 2014 7:30 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Dave Koz and Friends
    Summer Horns 2014 with Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright, and Richard Elliot

    In a career that spans twenty years and a dozen albums, saxophonist Dave Koz has established himself as one of the most prominent figures in contemporary jazz. His 2014 Summer Horns Tour features Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright, and Richard Elliot.---
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  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED AUGUST 27, 2014 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Lovely wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the ...
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  • Handbuilt Clay Forms ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 1 (Creekside Studio)
    Hand Built Clay Forms

    Pinch, coil, and slab pots are ancient methods that can still be used to create beautiful hand-crafted pottery. Students will use these techniques to learn the basics of clay construction and detailing as well as a variety of finishing methods.

  • Art is Everywhere ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 1
    Art is Everywhere: Multi-sensory Art

    What is the sound of color? How does a word taste? Campers will explore the amazing connections between sight, sound, and self–and harness painting, poetry, and creative movement to express themselves in relation to the world around them. 

  • Drawing from Fantasy ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 1
    Outside the Lines: Drawing from Fantasy

    Students at all skill levels will explore the realms of fantasy and the surreal as they learn techniques for drawing and seeing in new ways. Working with pencil and collage, campers will learn about texture, color, composition, shading, design, and detail.    

  • Cooking up Fun! ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 1 (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Cooking Up Fun: Discovering the Culinary Arts

    A mix of cooking, crafts, and music make this class a hands-on feast of fun suitable for all ages. Follow recipes, learn about nutrition and hospitality, and make lots of tasty treats to take home.

  • Pitch Perfect ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 1
    Pitch Perfect: Musical Theatre

    Do you love to sing? Build song and dance skills while developing musical theater talents with professional actors, singers, dancers, and stage choreographers. Students will perform at the end of the week for friends and family.

  • Missoula Children's Theatre: Robin Hood MON, AUGUST 4 - FRI, AUGUST 8
    Missoula Children's Theatre: Robin Hood

    Your child will shine as they rehearse their roles throughout the week with professional actors and directors from Missoula Children’s Theater, the country’s preeminent children’s theater touring company. Youth gain confidence while participating in age-appropriate visual and performing arts workshops led by ...




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MONTALVO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: AUGUST, 2014