calendar: March 2017

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  • Taro Hattori, THROUGH FRI, JULY 28
    Rolling Counterpoint

    Montalvo Arts Center is pleased to announce the debut of its Lucas Artist Program's newest commission: Rolling Counterpoint, a project by artist Taro Hattori. The work, which draws on the tradition of the Japanese teahouse, is envisioned as a physical and virtual space for encounter and dialogue about belonging and division in contemporary society. Rolling Counterpoint will travel to three Bay Area cities in ...


  •  WED MARCH 1, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Second City
    We're All In This Room Together

    “Fast, fierce, and funny... buy your tickets and start laughing” — The Toronto StarChicago's legendary sketch comedy troupe The Second City is the first name in comedy! Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can’t provide, their new ...

  • Taro Hattori, FRI MARCH 3, 2017 7 P.M. (Downtown San Jose)
    Rolling Counterpoint at South First Fridays Art Walk

    Join artist Taro Hattori at the South First Fridays art walk in Downtown San Jose! With the hope of responding to a fraught election cycle and a new administration, Hattori invites participants to join an ongoing conversation centered around two ...

  • Arts In Your Classroom 2017 SAT MARCH 4, 2017 9 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Arts In Your Classroom 2017

    Don't miss Montalvo’s 15th annual Arts In Your Classroom conference! This year’s theme is "Art as Activism: Deconstructing Education to Build a Better Future," examining de-constructivism and constructivist theories, community trauma, and humanizing education.**A morning and ...

  • Mad Hatter's Tea Party SUN MARCH 5, 2017 2:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    "You’re mad, bonkers, off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret: all the best people are." —Alice in WonderlandJoin us in the historic Villa for a fun, "Mad Hatter"-themed tea party celebrating "your very merry UN-birthday ...

  • The Saint Michael Trio SUN MARCH 12, 2017 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    250 Years of Trio Music

    The Saint Michael Trio makes one of their celebrated romps through the centuries, playing everything from classical to contemporary pieces.

  • Spyro Gyra THU MARCH 16, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Spyro Gyra

    “Truly the premier jazz/funk/pop group of this generation” — JazzTimesAfter four decades, over 5,000 shows, and more than 10 million albums sold, there’s still nothing to compare to the sound of Spyro Gyra. The jazz juggernaut has ...

  • Keola Beamer with Moana Beamer and Jeff Peterson FRI MARCH 17, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Keola Beamer & Jeff Peterson
    with Moanalani Beamer

    “There’s no better slack key player than Beamer” — Willie NelsonOne is a legend who has stretched the boundaries of slack key guitar music. The other is a rising star of the next generation. Joined by lovely hula dancer Moanalani ...

  • The Official Blues Brothers Revue THU MARCH 23, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi, and Musical Director Paul Shaffer present
    The Official Blues Brothers Revue

    “Infectious and unbridled energy... it blows the roof off” — The Chicago Sun TimesGrab your sunglasses and put on your dark suit, we’re putting the band back together. More than an homage, this evening of hilarious fun for all ages ...

  • Masters of Soul THU MARCH 30, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Masters of Soul

    The most entertaining history lesson ever performed!This feel-good show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed renditions of the legendary songs that defined Motown and soul music. With all the incredible harmonies and smooth moves you remember, it’s the ultimate ...

  • Still from FRI MARCH 31, 2017 7 P.M. (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Open Access
    Cassils: 103 Shots
    Screening & Conversation

    Join Lucas Artists Program (LAP) Fellow Cassils for a screening of their haunting short film 103 Shots, made in response to the Orlando shootings at Pulse Nightclub on September 2016. Filmed in Dolores Park during SF Pride and with the ...

  • Adapting History FRI MARCH 24, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Adapting History

    From gospel to blues, jazz to R&B, America has produced some of the most innovative music of the 20th century. Although the songs are easy on the ears, their inception occurred in cultural climates that were often discordant. In ...

  • Peter Rabbit Tales MON MARCH 27, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Enchantment Theatre Company presents
    Peter Rabbit Tales

    “Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter…”For more than 100 years, The Tale of Peter Rabbit has enchanted young readers as they follow the exploits of its charming ...

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