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Added THU, AUG 24TH 2017

Montalvo Arts Center Weekly Newsletter
Louis Prima, Jr. is "The Crown Prince of Swing!"
Louis Prima, Jr.

If you like to dance and have fun, you won't want to miss a rollicking performance by Louis Prima, Jr. and The Witnesses on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30pm in our Carriage House Theatre.

Dubbed "the new crown prince of swing" by, Prima, Jr. and his explosive band are bringing the feel-good classics of Louis Prima, Sr. into the 21st century and crafting original tunes that are loaded with energy. It’s going to be a night of boisterous music that will blow you away -- and have you dancing in the aisles! 

Click the button below to get your tickets today, or call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. Click here to invite your friends on Facebook so you can all share in the good times. We'll see you at the show!

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Sneak Peek at our Food & Wine Auction Items
Food & Wine Auction Items


Our annual Food & Wine Classic is coming up on Sunday, September 10 at 4pm -- and we currently have fewer than 30 tickets left. In addition to an evening full of delicious bites and amazing wines from some of the best restaurants and vintners in Northern California, the evening will feature the chance to bid on some amazing auction packages.

Here's a sneak peek at just a few of this year's auction items:


Back by popular demand, the ultimate football fan package: a live show experience of NFL GameDay Morning with Steve Mariucci, Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, and Kurt Warner in the show's Los Angeles studio (pictured above), plus one night's stay at the Intercontinental Hotel and a signed & framed John Elway jersey.


A personal tour of comedian and former Tonight Show host Jay Leno's private garage. Leno is a huge car enthusiast; read about his 25 coolest cars here.


Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the nation's biggest tennis tournament, we will auction off a pair of daytime tickets to the U.S. Open Presidental Suite, with a meet & greet with Montalvo Artist Fellow Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Arthur Ashe's widow.


A never-before-offered Kosta Browne wine package featuring 12 bottles of wine (including four vintages and three pinot appellations), plus a VIP winery tour and tasting for six.

The full list of nine live and more than 40 silent auction items will be up on the Food & Wine website here as soon as they are finalized, so stay tuned! And if you don't have tickets yet, hurry! Click the button below to get them today before they're gone. 


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Last Chance: Open Access Tomorrow
Open Access: Sound-Making

Join us in the Italianate Garden tomorrow -- Friday, August 25 from 6-8pm for an awesome and interactive Open Access eventSound-Making with Taraneh Hemami and Hugh Livingston. It will be a fun, family-friendly introduction to the two artists' sonic works commissioned for Montalvo’s latest outdoor exhibition, Now Hear This! An Exercise in Listening.

Throughout the evening, Livingston will invite visitors to explore the principles of bird communication by recording sounds and inventing their own bird songs. These new songs will be added to his sonic menagerie, Birds of Invention: A Garden Opera

In addition, Hemami will invite visitors -- adults and kids alike, as well as some special guests -- to activate her sound sculpture One Voice (Yek Seda). Poet Monica de la Torre, composer Hans Tammen, and musician Miya Masaoka will also participate in the evening's events.

Don't miss this casual and creative evening in a beautiful outdoor setting at Montalvo. Tickets are just $10 (free for Montalvo members and for children 12 & under!); purchase yours today through the button below, or call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.


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Upcoming Events at a Glance:

Thu, August 24, 7:30pm: Dave Koz & Larry Graham 
Fri, Aug. 25, 6pm: Open Access: Sound-Making w/Taraneh Hemami & Hugh Livingston
Tue, August 29, 6pm: Scrape and Reveal Technique w/Dana Harel 
Tue, August 29, 7:30pm: Michael Krasny SOLD OUT! 
Wed, August 30, 12, 12:30, & 1pm: Summer Luncheon SOLD OUT! 
Tue, September 5, 6pm: Mindful Ikebana as Moving Meditation 
Thu, September 7, 8pm: Gladys Knight 
Sun, September 10, 4pm: Food & Wine Classic LIMITED AVAILABILITY! 
By Appointment: Docent-Guided Villa & Grounds Tours

Photo Credits: Ron Leckie / Denise Truscello / courtesy Steve Mariucci & NFL Network / Bahara Emami

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