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Thursday, September 25, 7:00 PM

Local resident and music teacher, David Whitney is a huge fan of documentaries of soulful musicians, he will share some of the very rare music documentaries he has accumulated over the years. David has gone to great lengths to acquire some stellar movies never shown in a theater, on TV, or released to the public, for one reason or another... These films have won numerous awards from major film festivals all over the globe, were made by world-renown film- makers, but have never seen the light of day! So, in the interest of building community through music, David invites the community to “Music Documentary Night” at The Dance Palace Church Space.

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Saturday, September 27, 3:00 PM

Get ready for future droughts, lower your water bill, and reduce strain on septic systems. Gray water and rainwater harvesting expert Patrick Picard will teach us how to make the most of our precious water resources through ‘laundry to landscape’ gray water systems and rainwater harvesting systems. Workshop will include a demonstration set up of a simple rainwater harvesting system.

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Friday, October 3, 7:30 PM

Minnesota native Danny Vitali has become a fixture in the West Marin music scene since he arrived in 2011. He spearheads three local bands and plays with seven others, and his point of view is that the more he mixes up both genres and band members, the more attractive the music will be for the staple multi-generational audience he draws.

 

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A talk and video presentation with Monte Leach

Saturday, October 4, 7:30 PM

A compelling talk and video presentation with this theme:
 
The One expected by all religions has come. He is here for all people – religious and non-religious alike. He will inspire an end to hunger, injustice and war. He returns with his group, the Masters of Wisdom. His face and words will soon be known to all.

“My plan is to show you that the way out of your problems is to listen again to the true voice of God within your hearts, to share the produce of this most bountiful of worlds among your brothers and sisters everywhere.” - Maitreya, the World Teacher

Speaker Monte Leach is the United States editor of Share International magazine. For the past 30 years, Monte has been deeply involved in preparing the way for the emergence of the World Teacher.
 
Saturday, October 4, 7:30 PM / Free admission

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Sunday, October 5, 4:00 PM

PIANO CONCERT SERIES FEATURING SARAH CAHILL,  VIOLINIST STUART CANIN AND CELLIST GIANNA ABONDOLO

Sarah Cahill—recently called “fiercely gifted” by the New York Times and “as tenacious and committed an advocate as any composer could dream of” by the San Francisco Chronicle—has performed recently at Merkin Hall in New York and at Cal Performances in Berkeley. Composers who have dedicated works to her include John Adams, Terry Riley, Frederic Rzewski, and Pauline Oliveros. The trio will perform Schubert's B-flat major Trio. Mr. Canin and Ms. Cahill will perform Beethoven's "Spring" Sonata in F major, op. 24 and Mozart's Sonata in E minor, K. 304 and Ms. Cahill will also play some solo pieces by Francois Couperin and Thomas Ades.

Stuart Canin has served as the concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Opera, and major Hollywood studios. A graduate of Juilliard, he won the Paganini International Violin Competition, taught at Oberlin, the University of Iowa, the San Francisco Conservatory, and was a founding member of the New Century Chamber Orchestra.

Gianna Abondolo was the top prizewinner of the1988 Young Musician’s Foundation Debut Competition, she gave her New York solo debut performance in 1991 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she started playing the cello at age eight and subsequently began concertizing, including at the age of 15 a performance of Vivaldi’s double concerto with Yo-Yo Ma and the Crossroads School Orchestra of which Terry McQuilkin of the LA. Times wrote, “clearly a musician of exceptional talent”.

Tickets are available in advance at www.dancepalace.org and at the door. The Dance Palace is located at the corner of 5th and B Streets in Point Reyes Station. For more information, contact (415) 663-1075, dance@horizoncable.com, or www.dancepalace.org.

 

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