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Montalvo Art Center:  Long Distance Call  

January 27, 2017

Lucas Artists Program Fellow Christy Chan and actors Gail Jones and Catherine Lerza present a live performance of Chan’s The Long Distance Call. A Q&A with Chan will follow the performance. In addition, Lucas Artists Program visiting artist Simón Adinia Hanukai, a theater maker, and Co-Artistic Director of Kaimera Productions, will discuss his new work informed by questions and concerns about data mining and Lucas Artist Program Visual Arts Fellow Kim Beck will present her past work and projects she intends to explore while in residence. Link


100 Days of Action:  Phone It In

February 12, 2017

Community day at studio.  Using call lists and various provided scripts for causes, guests are invited to call their congresspeople and let them know how they feel on the new administration's proposals. Participants each receive a hand-made button that says "I phoned it in."  Or you use a button machine to create their own wearable mantras. Snacks, music and children welcome. RSVP

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SOMArts:  Magic Word Mother Tongue

March 9 - April 30

A poly-lingual exhibitions, public workshop and performance series features artists, linguists and performers investigating the ways in which language forms our culture, society and sense of self.  Participating artists include Christy Chan, Michael Arcega, Sofia Cordova, the Bureau of LInguistical Reality, Christina Victor, Anita Chang and Sasha Petrenko.  Curated by Sasha Petrenko.  Link