Calendar: April 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 ...

  • Kim Beck, BEGINNING FRI, APRIL 7 (Project Space)
    I Wish I Knew What to Say

    NOTE: This exhibition is open during Carriage House Concerts and special events only.Kim Beck is a Fellow at the Lucas Artist Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center. The works on view in this exhibition were created by the artist during a three month residency at the LAP this spring. Kim Beck’s new animations and works on paper are based on experiences of external ...

  • Wheel Form Ceramics BEGINNING MON, MAY 1 (Creekside Studios)
    Wheel Form Ceramics

    Monday, May 1, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Wednesday, May 3, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, May 8, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Wednesday, May 10, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Friday, May 19, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, May 22, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || 


  • Four Bitchin' Babes THU APRIL 20, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Four Bitchin' Babes present Hormonal Imbalance v2.5
    Starring: Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Megon McDonough, & Deirdre Flint

    "How can funny sound this pretty?" — The Boston GlobeA wildly hilarious evening of comedy and music! This quartet of outrageously funny, multi-talented musician gal pals performs original songs and presents stories offering poignant views and comedic commentary on the joys ...

  • (un)making with Weston Teruya FRI APRIL 21, 2017 7 P.M.
    Open Access
    An Art Practical Podcast with Weston Teruya

    Join us for a live taping of the Art Practical podcast (un)making, as we present a conversation between host and Lucas Artist Program (LAP) Fellow Weston Teruya and Bay Area visual artists and writers Jaime Cortez and Genevieve Quick ...

  • Artists Connect MON APRIL 24, 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 ...

  • Cowboy Junkies WED APRIL 26, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Cowboy Junkies

    "Vision with a capital V. Art with a capital A." - Birmingham NewsFor more than 20 years, the Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision. The introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature has earned them an ...

  • Crystal Bowersox THU APRIL 27, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Crystal Bowersox
    with special guest Bobby Jo Valentine

    “Bluesy and soulful, with a voice incapable of artifice” — The Washington PostBowersox’s emotive folk-rock-country style catapulted her from the cramped coffeehouses and cavernous subway tunnels of Chicago into millions of homes across America when she placed second on Season ...

  • Herb Ohta, Jr. FRI APRIL 28, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Herb Ohta, Jr. & Friends
    My 'Ukulele World

    "The undisputed master 'ukulele instrumentalist of his generation" — The Honolulu Star BulletinOhta Jr. is one of today's most prolific 'ukulele masters. Influenced by jazz, R&B, Latin, and Brazilian styles, he puts his stamp on Hawaiian music by pushing ...

  • Rolling Counterpoint SUN APRIL 30, 2017 1 P.M. (Oakland Marriott City Center)
    Rolling Counterpoint at Oakland Marriott City Center

    Explore what belonging and division means to you with Taro Hattori and add your voice to a growing collection perspectives gathered across the Bay Area.Rolling Counterpoint is commissioned by the Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center. This event ...

  • The Saint Michael Trio SUN APRIL 30, 2017 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    Music of the Americas

    The Saint Michael Trio celebrates the music of the western hemisphere, showcasing composers from South and Central America, the United States, and Canada. Argentinian tangoes! Brazilian jazz! Canadian panache! And more!

  • The Doo Wop Project SUN APRIL 30, 2017 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Doo Wop Project

    “[Like] lightning in a bottle”— The San Luis Obispo TribuneFeaturing stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, the Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled vocal excellence to recreate—and in some cases entirely reimagine—some of ...

  • Puppet State Theatre Company's TUE APRIL 25, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Puppet State Theatre Company:
    The Man Who Planted Trees

    Hear the wind, feel the rain, and smell the lavender. In this ecologically-inspired tale, based on the book by Jean Giono, a French shepherd with only his dog for company sets out to turn a barren wasteland where only wild ...

  • David Ireland House SAT APRIL 22, 2017 9 A.M.
    San Francisco's Dogpatch & Mission Districts

    Join us for our spring ArtVenture to San Francisco! Guests will enjoy a studio tour with contemporary artist Rodney Ewing; a tour of the David Ireland House -- widely considered to be the centerpiece of Ireland’s career and a landmark ...

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