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October 2019

Literary Programs at The Cherry

October 1 - October 31
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
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Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - November 16 @ 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

This exhibit is sponsored, in part by: Monterey Bay Zen Center, Arts Council for Monterey County, Monterey Peninsula Society of Friends (Quakers), and an anonymous donor. Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You, a multimedia group exhibit organized by the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, opens Friday, October 4th with a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Guitars Not Guns, a non-profit that offers guitars and lessons to foster children and…

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Literary Reading Exploring Gun Violence and its Aftermath

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

A literary reading exploring gun violence and its aftermath will be held Friday, October 18th at 7:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Produced in conjunction with the exhibit, Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You, a multimedia group exhibit organized by the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, the reading examines issues related to gun violence from a range of perspectives. Celebrated novelist Jane Smiley will be joined by poets Jennifer Lagier, George Lober, Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts and…

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Ekphrastic Poetry: Writing Workshop with Jodie Hollander

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Experience art at a new level and use it to inspire your writing. Internationally-known poet Jodie Hollander teaches this workshop in which participants respond poetically to the Cherry Center's current exhibit. Study examples of celebrated poems that respond to, or were inspired by, art. You will then be led through a variety of writing activities inspired by the art, ultimately leading to a draft of an original poem. The afternoon will include a discussion of poetic techniques such as the…

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November 2019

Monterey Plays with San Francisco

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - November 16 @ 7:30 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$20 – $25

Monterey Plays with San Francisco, an Arts Council for Monterey County sponsored festival of short and one act plays written by Monterey and San Francisco playwrights. Tickets are $25 for Friday/Saturday performances (7:30 p.m. curtain); and $20 for Sunday matinee performance (2:00 p.m. curtain). Tickets are available on brownpapertickets.com. Friday, Nov. 1/Saturday, Nov. 2: He Fell In, But I Did Not, by Nina Solomita; Daylight Savings, by Erik Roycraft; Quest by Heidi Machen; Euterpe by David Norum; Ten Meditations by…

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December 2019

Make Merry at The Cherry – pop up art sale

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts invites you to their annual 'pop-up' art fundraiser and holiday celebration, Make Merry at the Cherry, on Friday, December 13th, from 5-8 pm, and Saturday, December 14th from 12-4 pm, in the gallery on Fourth Avenue and Guadalupe Street, Carmel. Catch the holiday spirit as you mix and mingle with friends old and new. The event will feature reasonably-priced art by noted local artists, as well as select seasonal items and a raffle that includes…

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