Old Monterey District Blog

Osio Theater, a nonprofit organization and movie theater specializing in independent, foreign, and art films, is currently fundraising for our new middle school digital literacy filmmaking program! Our very first afterschool program empowers students to tell their stories through film using resources and guidance provided through the Osio Theater's education program. You can make a difference today by donating to support our mission and projects.

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Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, June 6-13, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.

WOODSTOCK: THREE DAYS THAT DEFINED A GENERATION
Weekdays at 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm

In August 1969 - against a backdrop of a nation in conflict over sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War - half a million people converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York to hear the concert of a lifetime. What they experienced was a moment that would spark a cultural revolution, changing many of them and the country forever. With never-before-seen footage, this documentary tells the story of the political and social upheaval leading up to those three historic days, as well as the extraordinary events of the concert itself, when near disaster put the ideals of the counterculture to the test. Watch the trailer.

ALL IS TRUE
Weekdays at 2:45pm, 5pm, 7:15pm
Sat & Sun at 12:15pm, 2:45pm, 5pm, 7:15pm

The year is 1613 and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns home to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend broken relationships with his wife and daughters, and his very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war. Watch the trailer.

LOOPER: THE CADDIE'S LONG WALK
Weekdays at 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm

It is often said that a good caddie does three things: show up, keep up, and shut up. But a great caddie wears many hats. They’re the player’s psychologist, mother/father figure, technical advisor and confidante. This film unveils the working dynamic between famous partnerships and delves into the making of a caddie’s career. Whether familiar or new, these are stories that will make you re-think the way you look at golf, and especially the job of the caddie. Watch the trailer.

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
Weekdays at 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

This documentary chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature's conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that...Read More

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Union Yoga is pleased to present a new Yoga Lab Class, an all-level, skillful approach to your practice taught by David Joshua Stickler and held three times a week (Tuesdays and Fridays, 12pm-1:15pm and Saturdays, 8am-9:15am).

David's strength lies in diving into poses, techniques, drills, and philosophy in ways that help us refine and deepen our regular yoga practice, whatever your level and experience. Yoga Lab has been developed to help you to refine the technique, breathwork, skill and depth within your own practice.

With years of experience studying under master teachers in India, David is able to provide as much skill guiding a brand new student, an injured student, or a practiced yogi at the same level of compassion and depth. Classes are listed on our regular schedule on the MindBody website and we will have an updated printed schedule at the studio.

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Pacific Bowls and Rolls is now open! Our team has been hard at work creating an awesome menu - visit us and enjoy rice bowls, salads, bahn mi, and nori rolls. We're proud partners with the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Program, all our meats are ethically and sustainably raised, and our produce is organic, seasonal, and local whenever possible. Visit us at 475 Alvarado Street in Monterey!

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Sign up your children for music lessons for the summer at The Monterey Music Store! We offer lessons in guitar (electric, acoustic, and classical), ukulele, bass, piano, drums, violin, and voice. Please call us today for complete information and to register, 831-372-5893. The Monterey Music Store is located at 425 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

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Selfieville's New Hours

Posted on June 3rd, 2019 by Golden State Theatre

Have you heard? Beginning on June 1, 2019, Selfieville will be open daily, 11am - 4pm. Admission will begin at the top of each hour. Come get creative and have fun while capturing photographic moments that will last a lifetime. Some exceptions may apply - please purchase tickets and check availability on our website. Selfieville is conveniently located in the Golden State Theatre Building, 417 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

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Come to Grace Lifestyle Boutique and check out these beautiful leaf-shaped lace earrings handmade for Sachi Love by the talented artist and craftswoman Sachiko Muramatsu-Kramer of California. The pieces are hand dyed; an organic solution is added to keep the lace from losing its shape. Grace Lifestyle Boutique is located at 459 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

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Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, May 31 - June 6, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
Weekdays at 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

This documentary chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature's conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination. Watch the trailer.

THE WHITE CROW
Weekdays at 1:30pm, 4:15pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11am, 1:30pm, 4:15pm, 7pm

Ralph Fiennes directs this biopic of Russian ballet artist Rudolf Nureyev. Starting with his childhood in a poverty stricken town in the Soviet Union through to his defection to the West, the film portrays a life in which love, art, and international relations all intersect. Oleg Ivenko turns in a riveting debut as Nureyev, a consummate artist who is forced to risk everything. Watch the trailer.

NUREYEV
Daily at 3pm, 6pm

This documentary follows the Russian ballet artist, Rudolf Nureyev, from his birth in the 5th class carriage of a trans-Siberian train, to his dramatic leap to freedom in the West at the height of the Cold War, and to his unprecedented adulation as the most famous dancer in the world. The film highlights Nureyev's unlikely yet legendary partnership with Margot Fonteyn and charts his meteoric rise to the status of global cultural phenomenon. Watch the trailer.

PHOTOGRAPH
Daily at 2pm, 7pm

A struggling street photographer in Mumbai, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develop a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect. Watch the trailer.

NON-FICTION
Weekdays at 2pm, 4:30pm, 7:15pm
Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 2pm, 4:30pm, 7:15pm

Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs—including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor—as fodder for his explosive new novel. Watch the trailer.

RED JOAN
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The Monterey Museum of Art is seeking professional artists to create and exhibit video, interactive, or immersive artworks, including video and sculpture, for their second annual Ferment Event in Francis Elkins Park (559 Pacific Street in Monterey). Entry deadline is Friday, June 14, 2019.

The Ferment Event on Saturday, September 21, 6pm-9pm, aims to bring artists out of the woodwork in Monterey County to come together, support one another, provide tastings of fermented foods and drinks from local purveyors, create and exchange zines, and participate in art installations and interactive art pieces. Funding will support future programming for local artists and the community to further conversations about contemporary art and culture in Monterey County - expanding boundaries and possibilities for contemporary artists to thrive.

Please click here to view proposal submission requirements, eligibility, important dates/times, and evaluation criteria.

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Mythic Games in Monterey will be taking pre-orders for Modern Horizons from May 24 through pre-release weekend, June 8-9, while supplies last. The pre-order price is $300 a box and includes the buy-a-box promo Flusterstorm again, while supplies last. Mythic Games is located at 561 Tyler Street in Old Monterey.

For the prerelease weekend we will be offering $30 drafts at FNM Saturday at 1pm and 6pm, and Sunday at 1pm. The format for the draft will be: keep what you draft with the option to buy a new pack if you can’t bring yourself to pass what you opened. Participants will get the pre-release promo Astral Drift while supplies last. No additional prize support.

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