Calendar: February 2018    

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  • Máximo González, BEGINNING FRI, NOVEMBER 17 (Project Space)
    The Collector: A Proposal

    NOTE: This exhibition is open during Carriage House Concerts and special events only. This exhibition features a proposal for an ambitious, large-scale outdoor installation and community engagement project by Lucas Artists Fellow Máximo González. Over a period of six years, González has carefully crafted a mysterious alter ego he calls “the collector.” Performed by the artist, this elusive figure has travelled the world painting portraits ...

  • Ikebana BEGINNING SUN, FEBRUARY 4 (Historic Villa)
    Mindful Ikebana
    Ikebana as Moving Meditation

    Sunday, February 4, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. || 

  • Linda Levine, Puppetry for Everyday People BEGINNING MON, FEBRUARY 5 (Carriage House Theatre)
    Professional Development Workshop:
    Puppetry for Everyday People

    Monday, February 5, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. || 

  • Israeli Folk Dance BEGINNING WED, FEBRUARY 7 (Historic Villa)
    Israeli Folk Dance

    Wednesday, February 7, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || 

  • Wheel Form Ceramics BEGINNING TUE, JANUARY 9 (Creekside Studios)
    Wheel Form Ceramics

    Thursday, February 1, 10 a.m. - noon ||  Tuesday, February 6, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. ||  Thursday, February 8, 10 a.m. - noon ||  Tuesday, February 13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. || 


  • Cherry Poppin' Daddies THU FEBRUARY 8, 2018 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Cherry Poppin' Daddies
    Zoot Suit Riot 20th Anniversary Show

    “One of the few neo-swing bands that can win over a skeptic with their rhythm section” — The New York TimesTwenty years ago, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies burst onto the scene with their instant hit “Zoot Suit Riot.” They haven’t ...

  • The Saint Michael Trio SUN FEBRUARY 11, 2018 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    The Music of Love

    “This ensemble is top-flight—in the same class as any of the celebrated piano trios” — Fanfare MagazineIn anticipation of Valentine’s Day, the Saint Michael Trio plays the music of composers bit hard by love – some requited, some not. Bring ...

  • Serena W. Lin MON FEBRUARY 12, 2018 4 P.M. (Phelan Library)

    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 ...

  • Hotel California THU FEBRUARY 15, 2018 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Hotel California
    A Salute to the Eagles

    The only authorized Eagles tribute show!For more than two decades, Hotel California has touched the hearts of fans all over the world by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. This dynamic, highly acclaimed ...

  • Life Beyond Earth FRI FEBRUARY 16, 2018 7 P.M. (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Open Access
    Life Beyond Earth (Part 1)
    Dario Robleto in conversation with Jamie Drew

    Are we alone in the universe? Where does life flourish? If we could communicate with another civilization on another planet what would we say? Join Dario Robleto and Jamie Drew as they discuss their participation in Breakthrough Initiatives, an international ...

  • Biscuit Social at Montalvo SAT FEBRUARY 17, 2018 1 P.M. (Charmaine's Garden Terrace)
    Biscuit Social

    According to Chinese tradition, those born in the Year of the Dog are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due their strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, they will do everything for the person who they think ...

  •  SAT FEBRUARY 17, 2018 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Second City
    Look Both Ways Before Talking

    “Fast, fierce, and funny... buy your tickets and start laughing” — The Toronto StarWithout question, the Second City is the first name in comedy—it’s the troupe that launched the careers of superstars Steve Carrell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and ...

  • Ottmar Liebert SUN FEBRUARY 18, 2018 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra

    “Beautifully haunting” — Guitar MagazineGerman-born Ottmar Liebert is a multi-faceted, Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling guitarist whose gorgeous stylings blend world music with new age. With his band Luna Negra, he will demonstrate why he is hailed as a pioneer of the Nouveau Flamenco ...

  • Will-Calhoun FRI FEBRUARY 23, 2018 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Open Access
    Don't Look Away
    Will Calhoun, Danez Smith, Monica Sok, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, and Friends

    Join us for a vibrant and inspiring evening of poetry and performance with two-time Grammy winning musician and co-founding member of the genre-busting rock band Living Colour, Will Calhoun, acclaimed poets and performers Danez Smith, Monica Sok, and Julian Talamantez ...

  • Richard Glazier performs Rhapsody & Rhythm SAT FEBRUARY 24, 2018 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience

    “Richard Glazier has Gershwin in his soul” — Michael FeinsteinConcert pianist Richard Glazier is an undisputed master of the American songbook and a former protégé of Ira Gershwin. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Smithsonian, the United Nations, and three ...

  • Arrival From Sweden SUN FEBRUARY 25, 2018 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Music of ABBA with Arrival from Sweden

    “It was a time warp of the most entertaining kind — for all intents and purposes, they were ABBA” — The Sun Valley Times“Waterloo,” “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” the oddly moving “Chiquitita”—how have you gone so long without ABBA in ...

  • JazzReach FRI FEBRUARY 2, 2018 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Big Drum/Small World

    This immersive multimedia program features performances by prominent, internationally-recognized jazz composers hailing from the United States as well as West Africa, Israel, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and India. Big Drum/Small World shows the value of creative collaboration and the unique ...

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