Thursday, March 23, 2000
First Murphy House Opening Reception. Carmel Heritage Society presents the sculptures and photographs of Ken Weise. Lincoln at 6th, Carmel. 624-4447. Reception: 3/26, 1-4pm. Closes: 4/30.
Alvarado Gallery Taylor, Gray and Tyler. Artwork by three local artists: Gretchen Taylor, photography; Jack Merrill Gray, sculpture; and Lucinda Tyler, oil paintings. Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-3858. Closes: 4/10.
Back Porch Fabrics Brave Use of Color. Quilts by Tracey Brookshier. 157 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4453. Closes: 4/27.
Boys and Girls Club Artwork by local club members hangs alongside artwork created by children in Hamada, Japan and other Asian countries as part of an international art exchange program. 1332 La Salle Ave., Seaside. 394-5171. Closes: 4/30.
Carmel Art Association Landscapes by Melissa Lofton. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 624-6176. Closes: 4/5.
Grove Homescapes Monoprints by Mary Fletcher and David Ichelson and acrylics by Susan Long. 472 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 656-0864. Closes: 3/30.
Hartnell College Gallery Selections. Photographs by Robert K. Beyers and Roger Fremier. 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. 755-6912. Closes: 4/28.
KAZU's Up-to-Date Gallery Abstract sculptures and landscape paintings by Norm Foster (see article this page). 167 Central Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-7275. Closes: 4/30.
Lilac Fields Gallery Vessels and Containers. Lustrous raku ceramics by Angelo Lucido. 711 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-0303. Closes: 4/18.
Maritime Museum of Monterey Floating Treasures from the East. Unique collection of models of Chinese sailing junks made in the 1920s and '30s. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 372-2608. Exhibit closes: September.
Marjorie Evans Gallery Handpainted photographs by 10 local artists. Sunset Center, San Carlos at 9th, Carmel. 625-5181. Closes: 3/30.
Monterey Airport Air Born. Exhibition by five local artists who share a love of aviation; also, wooden plane constructions by fourth-graders at Carmel's All Saints' Day School. 200 Fred Kane Dr., Monterey. Closes: 3/30.
Monterey Courthouse The Hermitage Group of St. Petersburg: Paintings From the Russian Soul. Continuation of current exhibition at the Monterey Museum of Art, by eight formerly underground Russian artists. Aguajito Road, Monterey. 622-9060. Closes: 4/13.
Monterey Museum of Art--La Mirada Permanent collection of paintings and sculpture. 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. 372-5477.
Monterey Museum of Art--Civic Center The Hermitage Group of St. Petersburg: Paintings From the Russian Soul. Closes: 4/16. The Imaginative World of Wah Ming Chang. Closes: 5/17. Late Modern: Prints from the Collection, including works by Calder, Rauschenberg, Motherwell, Rosenquist and Krasner. Closes: 5/14. 559 Pacific St., Monterey. 372-5477.
Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery Vibrant art clothing by Rachel Clark. 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-3060. Reception next week: 3/30, noon-2pm. Closes: 3/30.
Morgan's Coffee & Tea Aaron Crabtree, oils on canvas. 498 Washington St., Monterey. 373-5601. Closes: 3/30.
National Steinbeck Center Sunset Magazine: A Century of Western Living, 1898-1998. A historical exhibit on the changes at Sunset Magazine since its creation as a promotional piece for the Southern Pacific Railroad. 1 Main St., Salinas. 796-3833. Closes: 3/25.
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Whales 2000. Scientifically accurate depictions of whales by Larry Foster. 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-3116. Closes: 6/18.
Pebble Beach Post Office Oils by Anne Kmetovic. Next to The Lodge, 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach. Closes: 3/31.
Salinas Courthouse Views of Monterey County. Local landscapes by Anita Benson, Mark Farina, Bill Fenwick and Rolf Lygren celebrate Monterey County's 150th birthday. Alisal and Church streets, Salinas. 622-9060. Closes: 4/10.
Sally Griffin Senior Center Oil and acrylics by Michael Zambory. 700 Jewell St., Pacific Grove. 375-4454. Closes: 3/31.
Seaside City Hall Monterey County Youth Art competition. 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6336. Closes: 3/31.
Sunset Center Fifth Annual Artists' Equity Show. Members of the local association display their artwork. Marjorie Evans Gallery, San Carlos at 8th, Carmel. Closes: 3/25.
Venture Gallery Oil landscapes by Barbara Reding. 260 Alvarado Mall, DoubleTree Hotel, Monterey. 372-6279. Closes: 3/31.
Vest Pocket Gallery Visions and Reflections. Watercolors by Russian immigrant Karina Dmitri. Forest Hill Manor, 551 Gibson St., Pacific Grove. 657-5200. Closes: 3/31.
Zantman Art Galleries Still life paintings by Dorothy Fitzgerald. Mission at 6th, Carmel. 624-8314. Closes: 3/30.
Festival of One-Act Plays Friday and Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 2pm. One-acts. Dohn Grube directs George Shaw's A Village Wooing, Dan Tarker directs Lanford Wilson's Home Free and Marc Murai directs Thornton Wilder's The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden. Admission is free, but reservations required at 755-6990. Western Stage Studio Theater at Hartnell College, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. Closes: 3/26.
The Sum of Us Friday-Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 7pm. Comedy. Unicorn veteran Robert Colter and Santa Cruz actor Dustin Leonard star in a comedy about a widower and his gay son who are each trying to pursue their own new romances. Hoffman Playhouse, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. $15/General; $12/Students and seniors. 649-0259. Closes: 4/9.
Continuing On Stage
After Dark Friday and Saturday, 8pm. Melodrama. Three villains team up to rob our hero of his money in this melodrama set in 19th-century London. California's First Theatre, Scott and Pacific streets, Monterey. $10/General; $5/Children; $8/Seniors. 375-4916. Closes: 3/31.
Guys and Dolls Friday and Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm. Musical Comedy. The popular Broadway musical takes place in New York circa 1920s, where gambler Nathan Detroit bets fellow gambler Sky Masterson he can't persuade a young woman at the Save-a-Soul Mission to have dinner with