calendar: March 2018

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  • Máximo González, THROUGH FRI, MARCH 30 (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 ...


  •  SAT MARCH 3, 2018 9 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Annual Integrated Learning Conference:
    Arts In Your Classroom
    Bridging the Gap: Transforming Perceptions of Division

    NOTE: Ticket sales are now offline, but walk-ups are welcome!Montalvo Arts Center, in partnership with Santa Clara County Artspiration, San Jose State University, and the Arts Council Santa Cruz County, is proud to announce its annual conference for artists ...

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater THU MARCH 8, 2018 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Dee Dee Bridgewater presents Memphis

    “Expressive, unrestricted vocals—especially riveting” — Billboard.comWith a Tony Award and three Grammys to her name, Dee Dee Bridgewater is a powerhouse performer and global icon. She is the host of NPR's JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, acting as ...

  • Lee Rocker FRI MARCH 9, 2018 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Stray Cat
    Lee Rocker

    “There has never been a rock & roll bass player more fun to watch in concert than Lee Rocker” — Orange County WeeklyLee Rocker made his mark singing, playing, spinning, and rocking out on his giant upright bass in the legendary music ...

  • Rita Coolidge SAT MARCH 10, 2018 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Rita Coolidge

    “Her warm honey voice... [is full] of rare elegance and grace” — The Austin ChronicleOne of the most versatile singers of the rock generation and a two-time Grammy award winner, Coolidge’s credentials are the stuff of legend. She has one ...

  • Karla Bonoff WED MARCH 14, 2018 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Karla Bonoff

    “Songs of soul-searching, heartache, and joy” — Billboard.comThe Huffington Post raves that Karla’s voice is “perfection.” A singer songwriter who first got her start penning lyrics for Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt, Bonoff is dazzling performing her own intimate ...

  • The Saint Michael Trio SUN MARCH 18, 2018 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    300 Years of Trio Music!

    “The Saint Michael Trio is amazingly skilled and energetic” — Splash MagazineThe Saint Michael Trio makes an insane dash through 300 years of music. Baroque, romanticism, impressionism, jazz, blues, show tunes — three centuries in 75 minutes! You won’t believe it ...

  • Storm Large TUE MARCH 20, 2018 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Storm Large

    “A fierce and compelling rock siren, the likes of which is rarely seen nowadays” — STV (UK)An unforgettable vocalist, Storm has been hailed as a “punk goddess” by Playboy Magazine. She first  shot to national prominence in 2006 as a ...

  • Nicole Lizee THU MARCH 22, 2018 7 P.M. (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Open Access
    Open Air Electronica
    A Performance by Nicole Lizee, Ben Reimer, and The Living Earth Show

    Described as a “brilliant musical scientist,” JUNO-nominated composer Nicole Lizée creates music from an eclectic mix of influences including the earliest MTV videos, turntablism, rave culture, Hitchcock, Kubrick, 1960s psychedelia and 1960s modernism. She is fascinated by the glitches made ...

  • Pasquale Esposito FRI MARCH 23, 2018 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Pasquale Esposito

    “A charismatic and dulcet-toned singer...splendid” – The San Francisco ChronicleHailed for bringing something exceptionally moving and unique to every performance, this gifted Italian-born tenor has talent and charm to burn. At Montalvo, he will perform his latest program: Pasquale Esposito ...
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  • Mad Hatter's Tea Party SUN MARCH 25, 2018 2:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Mad Hatter's Tea

    "You’re mad, bonkers, off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret: all the best people are." —Alice in WonderlandJoin us in the historic Villa for a fun, "Mad Hatter"-themed tea party celebrating "your very merry UN-birthday ...
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  • Karl Schaffer: Calculated Movements TUE MARCH 27, 2018 6 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Lecture Series:
    Calculated Movements
    with Karl Schaffer

    In this fascinating presentation, choreographer and mathematician Karl Schaffer, Ph.D. will demonstrate the surprising connections between mathematics and dance, and illuminate the larger questions of how the artistic mind fuels the analytical mind and vice-versa. Joined by four dancers ...
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  • Daughters of Hypatia: Circles of Mathematical Women FRI MARCH 16, 2018 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    The Daughters of Hypatia
    Circles of Mathematical Women

    The Daughters of Hypatia, the latest production from choreographer Karl Schaffer, celebrates great mathematical women throughout history with dynamic dances inspired by their work. Four dancers recount intriguing stories from these women’s lives with explorations of circular motifs, colorful ...

  • Searching for Spring: A Girl's Journey to Norouz TUE MARCH 20, 2018 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Searching for Spring: A Journey to Nowruz

    Searching for Spring is a musical journey that celebrates the history and meaning of the Persian New Year (Nowruz) throughout the millennia in places including Iran and many neighboring nations up to its movement across the globe in present times ...

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