Calendar: February 2017    

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  • Taro Hattori, BEGINNING WED, FEBRUARY 15
    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 ...

  • Floral Design: Leaf Manipulation BEGINNING SUN, FEBRUARY 12 (Historic Villa)
    Contemporary Floral Design
    Leaf Manipulation

    Sunday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. || 

  • View of the historic Villa from the Italianate Garden BEGINNING SAT, JANUARY 28
    Docent Training

    Saturday, February 4, 9 a.m. - noon ||  Tuesday, February 7, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ||  Saturday, February 11, 9 a.m. - noon ||  Saturday, February 18, 9 a.m. - noon ||  Tuesday, February 21, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ||  Saturday, February 25, 9 a.m. - noon || 


  • English Beat FRI FEBRUARY 3, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The English Beat

    “A beat that's guaranteed to get you out of your seat” — The New York ExaminerThe English Beat first rushed on the music scene in 1979 with a brave new sound blending soul, reggae, pop, and punk. One of the ...

  • Jimmy Webb SAT FEBRUARY 4, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Jimmy Webb

    “Few singers blend grit and grandeur like Jimmy Webb” — Rolling Stone MagazineThe youngest man ever inducted into the National Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, Webb may be best known for the instant classics he penned for artists such as Glen Campbell ...

  • Michael Griffiths as Cole SAT FEBRUARY 11, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Michael Griffiths as
    Cole: An Evening with Cole Porter

     “Totally convincing as Cole Porter” — Adelaide NowAn award-winning cabaret sensation, Griffiths has wowed critics and delighted audiences across his native Australia and beyond with this revealing glimpse into the life and work of legendary songwriter Cole Porter. Hedonism, grave misfortune ...

  • Artists Connect MON FEBRUARY 13, 2017 4 P.M.
    Artists Connect

    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 ...

  • Le Papillon TUE FEBRUARY 14, 2017 5:30 P.M. and 8 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Valentine's Day Dinner with Le Papillon

    Le Papillon proudly presents a special Valentine’s Day menu served in Montalvo's historic Villa. Menu:Chef’s Selection of Hors d’oeuvresChilled Dungeness Crab with Ruby Grapefruit and Dill Black Chanterelle Soup with Buttermilk Poached Pheasant Grilled Medallion ...

  • Taro Hattori, WED FEBRUARY 15, 2017 5:30 P.M. (Euphrat Museum of Art)
    Rolling Counterpoint at Euphrat Museum of Art

    Join us for the launch of Rolling Counterpoint at Euphrat Museum, De Anza College! Share your stories about belonging, exclusion and social division with artist Taro Hattori. Add your voice to a growing collection of perspectives gathered from your community ...

  • Taro Hattori in THU FEBRUARY 16, 2017 NOON (Japanese American Museum of San Jose)
    Rolling Counterpoint at JAMsj

    Visitors are invited to drop in and share tea and their stories about belonging, exclusion and social division with artist Taro Hattori while his mobile teahouse is stationed at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj).This  event is ...

  • Taro Hattori, SUN FEBRUARY 19, 2017 4 P.M. (San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin)
    Rolling Counterpoint at San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin

    Rolling Counterpoint will join San Jose's 37th Annual Day of Remembrance sponsored by the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, issued on February 19th, 1942, that led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese ...

  • Margaret Laurena Kemp FRI FEBRUARY 24, 2017 7 P.M. (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Open Access
    Margaret Laurena Kemp
    An Untitled Project Involving Bodies, Dirt, and Space

    Join us as Margaret Laurena Kemp presents a new performance work, part of An Untitled Project Involving Bodies, Dirt, and Space -- an ongoing investigation exploring the racialized body as text in the American landscape. This new performance incorporates imagery from ...

  • THU FEBRUARY 2, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Fratello Marionettes presents

    From The 1,001 Arabian Nights comes the popular tale of young Aladdin, an impoverished ne’er-do-well, who discovers a magical lamp, befriends the powerful genie within, and falls in love with a princess. But when an evil sorcerer threatens ...

  • Chitresh Das Dance THU FEBRUARY 9, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Chitresh Das Dance Company

    The award-winning Chitresh Das Dance Company is a visionary in Indian classical dance, comprised of some of the most powerful women to emerge from today’s generation of Kathak artists. Exemplifying the technical, graceful, and dramatic aspects of the Kathak ...

  • A donor appreciation party MON FEBRUARY 27, 2017 6 P.M.
    Donor Appreciation Party

    A donor appreciation party at the private Saratoga home of one of our Trustees, featuring Left Bend Winery. This special event is for members at the Villa and Artist Circle levels. To see how you can be invited, call Chris ...

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