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Old Monterey is the thriving downtown district of Monterey, CA. Home to nearly 400 shops, restaurants, and service providers and a bustling farmers' market, it's a hub of community life. Tourists from around the world come for its seaside charm and historical attractions. Old Monterey is a frequent host to conventions and meetings of all sizes. It's also a great place to locate a business.

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This Week's Highlights

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Hannah Arendt

Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’ll be exploring some of the most important writings on the rise of fascism by Hannah Arendt: The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Jam in your Jammies with Lillie Lemon at East Village Coffee

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge hosts Lillie Lemon and guest drummer Fergus for an unforgettable jam night. Guest DJs include MinceyFresh spinning breaks and Jimmy Turturici with his own original music, plus special guests from Iowa, Extravision and MR NASTI. Wear pajamas and get discount admission.

Glow with the Flow: Black Light Yoga at Om Studios

Om Studios

Om Studios Monterey presents Glow with the Flow: Black Light Yoga . This class takes place in a glow-in-the-dark room with fun music and yogis clad in neon clothes and glow sticks. Come relax and have fun. Fee is $17 in advance, $20 at the door.

Bay of Pines Presents Gary Blackburn

Old Monterey District

Bay of Pines Organic Restaurant and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Gary Blackburn on Saturday, February 25 at 7pm. No cover charge.

As a singer/songwriter, Gary Blackburn brings together smooth vocals and...