Old Monterey District Blog

The Curtis Gallery, now open at 451 Washington Street in Downtown Old Monterey, is excited to offer you the rare opportunity to own an original copper photogravure plate by ethnologist and photographer Edward S. Curtis. These one-of-a-kind, unique, and historical plates and vintage prints represent the images of Native American tribes visited by Curtis during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Please visit us at The Curtis Gallery or visit our website to find that perfect gift for the person who has everything.

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Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, November 15-21, 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 IRISHMAN
Daily at 12:30pm, 5pm
(No 5pm show on Thurs 11/28)

An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries, and connections to mainstream politics. Watch the trailer.

FRANKIE
Weekdays at 1:30pm, 3:45pm, 6pm
(No 6pm show on Thurs 11/28)
Sat & Sun at 11am, 1:30pm3:45pm, 6pm

Unfolding over the course of a late summer’s day in the fabled resort town of Sintra, Portugal, three generations gather for a vacation organized by the family matriarch. In this fairy tale setting, husbands and wives, parents and children, friends and lovers, stirred by their romantic impulses discover the cracks between them as well as unexpected depth of feeling. Watch the trailer.

PARASITE
Weekdays at 3:45pm, 6:30pm
(No 6:30pm show on Thurs 11/28)

Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. The Kims provide “indispensable” luxury services while the Parks obliviously bankroll their entire household. When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, a savage, underhanded battle for dominance breaks out, threatening to destroy the fragile ecosystem between the Kims and the Parks. Watch the trailer.

THE REPORT
Weekdays at 1:45pm
Sat & Sun at 11am, 1:45pm

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate's sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral, and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden. Watch the trailer.

PAIN AND GLORY
Daily at 4:15pm, 6:45pm
(No 6:45pm show on Thurs 11/28)

Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline, has a series of re-encounters — some of them in the flesh, others remembered. Through his childhood in the 60s, when he emigrated with...Read More

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Monterey High School Special at Sur Burger

Posted on November 19th, 2019 by Sur Burger

Sur Burger is offering special deals to Monterey High School students valid anytime. Just show your Monterey High ID and get our cheeseburger, fries, and a fountain drink for only $7. We're also offering milkshakes for $2.50, garlic fries for $1, and bottled water for $1.

We always welcome Monterey High students! We have free wi-fi and there's good music playing. Come hang out after school or on the weekends and get something to eat. We're located at 409 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey, next to Golden State Theatre.

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Just in time for the holidays, the Joseph Boston Store is happy to offer these amazing, locally handmade wooden ornaments from Little Herb Girl. Come and check them out at our shop, located at 210 Olivier Street in Downtown Old Monterey. Many are Monterey-themed and they make great gifts and stocking-stuffers.

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We love wine at Puma Road at Portola Plaza, but did you know we also have a selection of oils and chocolate-covered cherries and blueberries? They're perfect for the holidays or for gift baskets. Visit us at 281 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey, right across from Portola Hotel & Spa.

Pictured here is our balsamic and herb dipping oil, black truffle oil, habanero tequila oil, chocolate-covered cabernet blueberries, and chocolate-covered pinot noir cherries.

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It's the perfect time of year to snuggle under a blanket and indulge in some of our delicious housemade cookies. All made with certified gluten free and certified organic oat flour, they're a perfect treat to share with friends on cold autumn nights. You can buy them ready-made, or buy the cookie dough and take it home so that they're hot fresh out of the oven.

Flavors include chocolate chip, shortbread, chewy chocolate, vegan chocolate, or vegan sugar cookies. All made with only the best ingredients...and a whole lotta love! Visit us at 463 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey and try one.

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Save on Drop-In Programs at Code Ninjas

Posted on November 18th, 2019 by Code Ninjas

Code Ninjas is offering a great deal on its drop-in programs for kids when you pay now through Monday, December 2, 2019. Prospective members can sign up one child for a six-month contract for $199 (normally $250), or two siblings for $299. Please note: cancellation fee is $100 if cancelling before completion of 6-month contract.

In Code Ninjas' year-round drop-in program, kids go from White Belt to Black Belt, learn how to code by building games, and release their very own app in the App Store! At Code Ninjas, you can trust your kids are getting the best coding education possible — in fact, we are now the nation's largest coding franchise.

Please contact us at 831-200-3924 to learn more or enroll online now. You can also book a free 30-minute session and tour. Remember, this deal ends after Cyber Monday on December 2, so act now. We're conveniently located at 469 Pacific Street in Downtown Old Monterey.
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Help ShutterBooth of Monterey Bay fill their off-season months. If you have an event in the months of November 2019 through February 2020, contact us now! Buy two hours of our photo booth services and get the 3rd hour 50% off. Plus get unlimited prints when you choose the 4x6 format. This package includes;

Classic or Open Booth
Fully Hosted
Unlimited Visits
Personalized Logo on the print (Unlimited Prints for 4x6)
Props
Online Gallery - Download for free

All of this can be yours for $725. That is a $225 savings. And the first 5 people to get this amazing package will get a bonus... a free custom logo. You'll work one on one with a graphic designer to make your logo stand out. That's another $50 service for free!

Don't delay. Contact ShutterBooth now at 831-324-0420.

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Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, November 15-21, 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 IRISHMAN
Thurs at 6pm
An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries, and connections to mainstream politics. Watch the trailer.

THE REPORT
Weekdays at 1:45pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm
Sat & Sun at 11:15am, 1:45pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate's sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral, and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden. Watch the trailer.

BY THE GRACE OF GOD
Daily at 6pm
Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and four children. A fervent church-goer, he learns that Father Preynat, the priest who abused him when he was a Boy Scout, is still working with children. He decides to take action, soon to be joined by two other victims of the priest, François and Emmanuel. The three men will go to great lengths to denounce the perpetrator and the institution that has always protected him, a risky endeavor that will endanger the relationships with their loved ones as well as compromise their own fragile selves. Watch the trailer.

PAIN AND GLORY
Weekdays at 1:45pm, 4pm, 6:30pm
Sat & Sun at 11am, 1:45pm, 4pm, 6:30pm

Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline, has a series of re-encounters — some of them in the flesh, others remembered. Through his childhood in the 60s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity, to his first adult love in Madrid of the 80s. The story covers his life from his early discovery of cinema into the void created by his incapacity to keep making films. Watch the trailer.

DOWNTOWN ABBEY
Fri through Wed at 1:30pm, 6:45pm
Thurs at 1:30pm only
The beloved Crawley family and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance...Read More

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