calendar: October 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 ...

  • A light installation by Chris Fraser THROUGH SUN, FEBRUARY 1 (Project Space Gallery)
    Perceptual: Chris Fraser and Justin Lowman

    Perceptual features new work by Lucas Artist Fellows Chris Fraser and Justin Lowman that explore the relationship between perception, light, space, and place.San Francisco-based Fraser creates relational environments and sculptures where viewers’ bodies interact with and transform paths of light.  Inspired by proto- photographic and cinematic experiments, such as the camera obscura, his work often explores the relationship between action, movement and visual perception ...

EVENTS

  • Dave Mason's Traffic Jam WED OCTOBER 1, 2014 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Dave Mason's Traffic Jam

    “One of the evergreens of rock. A gifted songwriter, a distinctive vocalist, and a masterful guitarist” — The Los Angeles TimesTake a journey back in time to the glory days of rock! Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason leads ...
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  • Dave Mason's Traffic Jam THU OCTOBER 2, 2014 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Dave Mason's Traffic Jam

    “One of the evergreens of rock. A gifted songwriter, a distinctive vocalist, and a masterful guitarist” — The Los Angeles TimesTake a journey back in time to the glory days of rock! Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason leads ...
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  • Happiness is taking an early hike on the Montalvo trails SUN OCTOBER 5, 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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  • OneBeat 2014 SUN OCTOBER 19, 2014 11 A.M. (Park Grounds)
    OneBeat

    Join us for an extraordinary musical afternoon with OneBeat, an international cultural exchange initiative that brings young musicians (ages 19-35) from around the world together to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music. Part concert, part musical festival, the program ...
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  • Keiko Matsui THU OCTOBER 23, 2014 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Keiko Matsui

    “A master on the piano... boasting accessible jazz overtones and an acoustic sensibility” — JazzTimesInternationally acclaimed pianist and composer Keiko Matsui is an icon of contemporary jazz. With over 1.2 million albums sold in the U.S. alone and sold-out ...
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  • Leon Russell FRI OCTOBER 24, 2014 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Leon Russell

    “The man is a wicked genius... He’s got a velvet-smooth tone and a magnetic personality” — Houston PressInducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, Leon Russell is a living musical legend and one of the most ...
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  • Chris Fraser, THU OCTOBER 30, 2014 6:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Multisensory
    An Art Party

    Can your ears change what you taste? Can touch impact vision? Although we may think of our senses as separate systems of perception, scientific research increasingly demonstrates the extent to which they operate in concert. Join us for an interactive ...
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  • OneBeat 2014 WED OCTOBER 15, 2014 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    OneBeat

    Be part of the magic! OneBeat is an international cultural exchange that celebrates the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music. OneBeat brings young musicians (ages 19-35) from around the world to Montalvo for one ...
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  • Visible Fictions presents FRI OCTOBER 31, 2014 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Visible Fictions presents
    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    In a forest somewhere near you, there is a band of brothers seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to those who are poorly treated. They are lean, mean, trained justice fighting machines. Armed with whatever comes ...
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