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Arts & Cultural Events 2006

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Arts & Culture Festivals and Events: January 2006


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January 2006

January 12
Emerson String Quartet
Carmel
Tel: 831-625-2212
www.chambermusicmontereybay.org
Chamber Music Monterey Bay presents one of America's great string ensembles.

January 12-16
Monterey SwingFest
Monterey
Tel: 805-937-1574
www.centralcoastswingdance.com
Dance workshops feature past and present world and national champions, plus open dancing until 5am. Presented by Central Coast Swing Dance.

January 15
"The Beat Face of God"
Big Sur
Tel: 831-667-2574
www.henrymiller.org
Stephen D. Edington is the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua, New Hampshire. He comes to the Henry Miller Library to read from his book The Beat Face of God: The Beat Generation Writers as Spiritual Guides, exploring the influence of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti among others.

January 18
Chamber Music in Colton Hall
Monterey
Tel: 831-646-5640
www.monterey.org
The gentle notes of flute and guitar are a perfect fit with the restrained colonial architecture of Colton Hall, as Nick Williams and Richard DeVinck perform at the first of three Candlelight Concerts. Reservations required as space in this historic venue is limited.

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January 20-February 19
The American Poet Series
Carmel
Tel: 831-624-1531
www.cetstaffplayers.org
Meet some of the greats in American poetry in this new series of one-man shows. Friday-Sunday performances. Subjects include Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robinson Jeffers, and Emily Dickinson.

January 21-23
Monterey Symphony
Salinas (21), Carmel (22-23)
Tel: 831-624-8511
www.montereysymphony.org
Ivan Martin is the piano soloist for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58; the Symphony under Max Bragado-Darman's direction also performs Beethoven's "Overture to the Consecration of the House" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.

January 21-December 31, 2006
Treasures of Monterey
Monterey
Tel: 831-372-2608
www.montereyhistory.org
Opening day of a special exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Monterey displaying 75 of the Monterey History & Art Association's finest treasures, in honor of the preservation organization's 75th anniversary year.

January 28-May 7
In Celebration of Light
Monterey
Tel: 831-372-5477
www.montereyart.org
New exhibit at the Monterey Museum of Art features 125 photographs, vintage and modern, from the collection of Cherye R and James F Pierce. Images by Robert Mapplethorpe, Diane Arbus, Imogen Cunningham, Andre Kertesz, Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, among many others.




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