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October 2019

Literary Reading Exploring Gun Violence and its Aftermath

Oct 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

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$60

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

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

Monterey Plays, an Arts Council for Monterey County sponsored festival of short and one act plays written by Monterey 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: Euterpe by David Norum; Daylight Savings, by Erik Roycraft; Bank Street Blues, by Nina Solomita; He Fell In, But I Did Not, by Nina Solomita; Conversation, by Joe Nance; The Cats by David Norum; And Still I love…

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MCGives 2019

Nov 7 @ 8:00 am - Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm

What's this year's 'Big Idea?' As an institution, the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts is an enormous idea. Just the knowledge and reassurance the Cherry Center is still here is good for our spiritual health, even if we only set foot through its doors once a year. It has been nearly thirteen years since the Cherry Hall Theater received significant renovation.Improvements will enable the center to offer more shows, more performances and more varied programs. A contribution through the MCGives! program…

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December 2019

Make Merry at The Cherry – pop up art sale

Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm - Dec 15 @ 4:00 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 4-7 pm. 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 Tracey Adams, Ann Artz, Eleen Auvil, Richard Cannon, Jim Dultz, Jay Fitzgerald, Nancy Genn, Ken Hale, Mary Hill, Susan Hyde Greene, Robin Winfield, Jan Wurm, and many more!  We…

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Along Came Betty – Jazz at The Cherry

Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$25.00

We are pleased to welcome back Along Came Betty to our theater stage for another round of rich, harmonized sax and trumpet, backed by the classic piano, bass, and drums rhythm section. Along Came Betty (Biff Smith, piano; Brian Stock, trumpet and flugelhorn; Paul Tarantino, saxophone; Steve Uccello, bass; Patrick Tregenza, drums) has performed at many local and national jazz venues, including the Monterey Jazz Festival and the Big Sur Jazz Festival. Since 1998, they have been celebrating the spirit…

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January 2020

Minor Swing – New Year’s Day with The Cherry Trio

January 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$25

What do Hot Club de France violinist Stéphane Grapelli and baroque organist Dietrich Buxtehude have in common? Both knew how to write a jaunty ditty in a minor key! Please join  Elizabeth Gaver (baroque violin), Penny Hanna (viola da gamba), and Michael Peterson (harpsichord) for the start of the new year as we switch our ears to the relative minor, listening to some major (and minor) composers like  J.S.Bach, J.P. Krieger, and Marin Marais,  performed on baroque era instruments. One…

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Open Auditions – Comedy Variety Showcase

January 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

"Our mission is to inspire, create, and deliver entertaining comedy experiences in an intimate theatre setting." Open Auditions: 5:30-6:30pm on Monday, December 23rd, 30th, and January 6th. Carl Cherry Theatre, Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. Comedy Variety Showcase will feature comedic acts and embrace every style of comedy performance such as stand-up, sketch, improv, storytelling, impressions and more. No experience required. Anyone ages 16 and up who can make us laugh will have the chance to perform. The live show will…

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SOLD OUT Comedy Variety Showcase

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$15 – $20

Attention Comedy Lovers: Come watch some of the best local comedic acts performing various styles of comedy such as stand up, sketch, improv, stories and more. We can all use a good laugh these days! Celebrate with us after the show with cake and sparkling beverage! For more information, visit comedyvarietyshowcase.com Tickets are $15 general admission, available on brownpapertickets.com or by calling (831) 624-7491. Saturday, January 18th at 7:30pm.  Carl Cherry Theatre for the Arts. Program Note: Some material may…

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Janka

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - January 26 @ 2:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$25

The Janka Project and the Fresno Arts Council in conjunction with the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts present Janka, an eyewitness account of the Holocaust journey of Janka Festinger. This powerful performance will put you into the middle of Hitler’s Final Solution. The play was written by Janka's son, Oscar Speace, and stars Janice Noga in the title role. Janka’s courageous journey of survival and hope, through two of history’s most notorious death camps – Auschwitz and Dachau, to…

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