calendar: October 2017

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  •  THROUGH SUN, OCTOBER 22
    Now Hear This! An Exercise in Listening

    Now Hear This! features five newly commissioned site-specific works of sound-based art by distinguished national and local artists Taraneh Hemami, Walter Kitundu, Hugh Livingston, Shane A. Myrbeck & Emily Shisko, and Stephen Vitiello. Drawing inspiration from Montalvo’s natural and manmade environments, participating artists will present immersive soundscapes and interactive sound sculptures that invite visitors to experience Montalvo’s grounds in new ways and listen more ...

  • Intaglio BEGINNING TUE, OCTOBER 24 (Barn Art Studio)
    Printmaking Series
    Intaglio Etching

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Tuesday, October 24, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || 
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  • Integrated Learning Habits of Mind BEGINNING WED, OCTOBER 25 (Historic Villa)
    Professional Development Workshop:
    Integrated Learning Habits of Mind

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Wednesday, October 25, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. || 
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  • Wheel Form Ceramics BEGINNING MON, OCTOBER 2 (Creekside Studios)
    Wheel Form Ceramics

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Monday, October 2, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Wednesday, October 4, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Monday, October 9, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Wednesday, October 11, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Monday, October 16, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Wednesday, October 18, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Monday, October 23, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Wednesday, October 25, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Monday, October 30, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Wednesday, November 1, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ||  Monday, November 6, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. || 
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EVENTS

  •  THU OCTOBER 5, 2017 11 A.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Irish Writers Festival Opening Reception

    The Irish Consulate and Irish Culture Bay Area welcome you to the Second Annual Los Gatos Irish Writers Festival, kicking off in style at the elegant Montalvo Arts Center. Arrive early and explore the history of the property and its ...
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  • Seamus Heaney THU OCTOBER 5, 2017 1 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Seamus Heaney: The Berkeley Years

    Part of the 2017 Irish Writers FestivalArriving from Northern Ireland in the 1970s at time of the Northern Irish conflict, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney was faced with a campus stirred by anti-war protest. Direct from Ireland as part ...
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  • Shawn Colvin FRI OCTOBER 6, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    A Few Small Repairs 20th Anniversary Tour:
    Shawn Colvin and Her Band
    with Special Guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams

    “Extraordinary songs, mesmerizing guitar playing, and a voice that goes effortlessly from bruise-tender to scar-hard in a matter of minutes” — The GuardianSinger-songwriter Shawn Colvin has been a prolific and moving performer, wowing audiences with her folk-rock melodies and cleverly crafted ...
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  • Roger McGuinn WED OCTOBER 11, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Roger McGuinn

    “Music would be a very different place if hadn’t been for Roger McGuinn” — Rolling Stone Magazine As Paul Freeman of Popmatters.com wrote, "If Elvis gave rock its dangerous edge and Dylan its poetic soul, McGuinn—as leader and ...
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  • We Players: THU OCTOBER 12, 2017 5:30 P.M. (Great Lawn)
    We Players presents:
    Mother Lear

    Mother Lear is a new two-woman performance presented by theatre troupe We Players. Created by We Players founder Ava Roy and actress Courtney Walsh, this one-hour distillation of Shakespeare’s King Lear is designed to invite conversations about the meaning ...
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  • We Players: FRI OCTOBER 13, 2017 5:30 P.M. (Great Lawn)
    We Players presents:
    Mother Lear

    Mother Lear is a new two-woman performance presented by theatre troupe We Players. Created by We Players founder Ava Roy and actress Courtney Walsh, this one-hour distillation of Shakespeare’s King Lear is designed to invite conversations about the meaning ...
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  • We Players: SAT OCTOBER 14, 2017 5:30 P.M. (Great Lawn)
    We Players presents:
    Mother Lear

    Mother Lear is a new two-woman performance presented by theatre troupe We Players. Created by We Players founder Ava Roy and actress Courtney Walsh, this one-hour distillation of Shakespeare’s King Lear is designed to invite conversations about the meaning ...
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  • We Players: SUN OCTOBER 15, 2017 5:30 P.M. (Great Lawn)
    We Players presents:
    Mother Lear

    Mother Lear is a new two-woman performance presented by theatre troupe We Players. Created by We Players founder Ava Roy and actress Courtney Walsh, this one-hour distillation of Shakespeare’s King Lear is designed to invite conversations about the meaning ...
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  • Louis Prima, Jr. THU OCTOBER 26, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Louis Prima, Jr. & The Witnesses

    “The new crown prince of swing” — Allmusic.com Prima Jr. and his explosive band are bringing the feel-good classics of Louis Prima Sr. into the 21st century. It’s going to be a night of boisterous, rollicking music that will ...
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  • Artists Connect MON OCTOBER 30, 2017 4 P.M. (Phelan Library)
    ArtistConnect

    Join us for wine and light refreshments as you network and share ideas with artists and fellow educators in an open and casual setting. Montalvo's Education Department will present moderated conversation topics ranging from current trends in education, pedagogical ...
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  • Fratello Marionettes: Carnival of the Animals MON OCTOBER 23, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Fratello Marionettes:
    Carnival of the Animals

    The classic fables of “The Three Little Pigs,” “The Tortoise and the Hare,” and “The Ugly Duckling” are interwoven against the backdrop of Carnival of the Animals, a fanciful score written by French composer Camille Saint-Saens in 1886. Presented in ...
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