Fall in Love with Formosa Tomorrow! Plus Carriage House Pre-Sale begins July 10!

Added THU, MAY 31ST 2012

Fall in Love with Formosa
this Friday
Fall in Love with Formosa

Tickets are still available for Fall in Love with Formosa, an event showcasing cutting-edge contemporary Chinese dance, this Friday, June 1, at 8pm in the intimate Carriage House Theatre.


Choreographed and performed by Wen-jinn Luo, Han-chieh Tso, and Bih-tau Sung, Fall in Love with Formosa is comprised of three works, each inspired by Taiwanese historical events and literary texts. Using a unique modern form, the participating dancers explore human relations and experience through their interactions with one another.


Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for Members, and $8 for students. Purchase yours online today or through the Box Office at 408-961-5858 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.


Summer Camp profile:
African Music & Dance
Masankho Banda
Masankho Banda teaches one of two African music & dance camps this summer.

Are your children interested in music and dance? Want to help them expand their musical and cultural horizons? Then try one of our African Music & Dance Camps at Montalvo this summer!


Teaching artist Masanko Banda and his organization UCanDanc work to build peace, inspire diversity, and foster healing through dance and music. He will teach African Culture through Stories, Songs, Drums, and Dance (ages 6-10) from June 11-15. Students will learn a variety of dances and musical styles, and camp will culminate with a group performance.


Performing artist and music teacher Janetta Coleman will teach Step Up! African Music & Dance (ages 6-10) from July 23-27. Students in this camp will learn traditional African percussion instruments as well as stepping, a dance style that combines African and modern movements.


What is your son's passion? Your daughter's special talent? With 30 Summer Arts Camps available at Montalvo, there is sure to be one that your child will love. Click here to see a complete list of camps, and register today!


Los Gatos Plein Air

Art Exhibit & Sale

Twelfth Night


Join Los Gatos Plein Air during the week of June 12-16 for an art exhibition and sale benefiting Montalvo and other community arts organizations!


From June 12-15, artists will arrive in the area and begin their paintings, which will be sold and auctioned at the end of the week. You might see them around town! 


Los Gatos Plein AirOn Friday, June 15, at 7pm, don't miss the VIP Artists Reception and Silent Auction. Finally, on Saturday, June 16, from 11am-5pm, a Fine Art Exhibition and Silent Auction will be held at the Los Gatos Town Plaza, featuring food, wine, music, and plenty of art. It's a great way to celebrate art and your community!






Montalvo Box Office:


Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm


Tickets available through Ticketmaster

Camp Registration through UltraCamp





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Fall/Winter/Spring Concert Pre-Sale for Members starts July 10!

Carriage House Theatre


If you're not already a Member at Montalvo, now is the time to join, because our Fall, Winter, and Spring Concert Pre-Sale is coming from July 10-15!


The pre-sale gives Members the exclusive chance to purchase tickets before the general public to any of more than 30 concerts in the Carriage House Theatre in 2012-2013, plus our popular Villa Chamber Music Series!


These concerts feature world-class musicians performing in a variety of genres, including jazz, blues, pop, and more! The Piano Masters Series includes performances from some of most critically-acclaimed pianists in the world; the Villa Chamber Music Series showcases talented musicians in the intimate setting of the historic Villa. We will also have comedy shows from some of the funniest touring groups around, and our pre-concert cocktail hour Martini Madness is back for at least six shows this season!


To become a Member and take advantage of the pre-sale, or to upgrade or renew your Membership, click here or call Chris Wilcox at 408-961-5849.


And don't forget: tickets for Summer Concerts are on sale now exclusively through the Ticketmaster website. Visit our venue page at ticketmaster.com to reserve your seats at these and other upcoming Montalvo events!


What will you find in

Montalvo Historical Fabrications & Souvenirs (A Pop-Up Shop)?


Under the moniker The Marianas*, artists Michael Arcega and Stephanie Syjuco have collaborated on Montalvo Historical Fabrications & Souvenirs (A Pop-Up Shop), a functioning shop with items for sale which is now open and on view in the Project Space Gallery.


What sorts of playful "historical" offerings will you find in the shop? 


Wild Griffin Feathers"Griffin Hatchling Feathers" and "Wild Griffin Feathers" are both on sale. "Harvested from the offspring of Montalvo's rare and endangered mythical guardians," these hand-crafted packets are available for just $2.99.


You can also pick up a bottle of Hetch Hetchy Elixir ($.99), an "East-West Diplomacy Kit" ($1.99), some mysterious "Mist of Montalvo" ($1.99), or pins featuring Senator Phelan, griffins, and more ($.99 each). When you stop by, strike up a conversation with Michael and Stephanie about their work, or you may get to see them in the back of the shop creating brand new historical fabrications!


This fun exhibition/store will be open through Friday, July 20

Our 9th Annual Food & Wine Classic is SOLD OUT!
We'd like to thank our top sponsors, including 
Mark Jon Bluth, Bill Gorman Real Estate, and
Silicon Valley San Jose Business Journal



at a glance:


Fri, June 1, 8pm

Fall in Love with Formosa


Sun, June 3, 5:30pm

9th Annual Food & Wine Classic SOLD OUT!


Sun, June 10, 2pm

Wedding of the Century


Mon, June 11

Summer camps begin!


Sat, June 16, 10am

Gardening class: Expand your Plant Palette with Delmar McComb


Wed, June 27, 7pm

k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang


Fri, June 29, 6pm

Final Fridays with Ry Rocklen


Wed, July 11, 12pm, 12:30pm, or 1pm

Centennial Summer Luncheon 


Fri, July 13, 7:30pm

Al Green



In the Project Space Gallery:

On view through July 20