Performing Arts

October 2017

  • 10/22/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Music from Marin returns to the Dance Palace to celebrate Franz Lizst's birthday on October 22, 2017 at 7 PM.

    The Music from Marin brings FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace in Pt. Reyes Station for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, music director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangments of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

    FREE Admission.

November 2017

  • 11/03/2017 - 8:00pm

    $20 advance, $18 seniors, $10 kids & teens, $22 at the door

    WAKE THE DEAD, The Bay Area's own Celtic All-Star Summer of Love party band, is returning to the Dance Palace, performing exciting new material from their recently released fourth CD, "Deal." This ever popular septet combines Irish jigs and reels with the songs of the Grateful Dead and other '60s iconic bands, delivering them with unique power and joy. Soaring vocal harmonies and daring instrumentals fuel Wake the Dead's music, delighting folkies, Celtoids, and Deadheads alike.

    Doors open at 7 PM

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Marin Chamber Players perform the masters of the late 20th century classical music:  Stockhausen, Messaien, Kagel, HK Gruber and Judith Weir.

    Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers performed by the Music from Marin Chamber Players.

    Sunday, November 5 at 7:00pm - FREE admission

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm


    The Contemporary Opera Marin performs "Bolshevik Cabaret." Paul Smith, music director and pianist, continues his on-going series devoted to presenting free performing arts to West Marin.

    100 years ago, visionaries overturned a society 
    100 years ago, bullies duped the masses 
    Music theater, dance, and opera by Soviet composers in observance of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution. (and yes, the October Revolution actually occurred November 7-8). Program includes scenes from the suprematist opera Victory over the Sun and Dimitri Shostakovich’s underground opera Rayok, in addition to stagings of declamations, instrumental, vocal, and choral music from this extremely fertile period of Soviet artistic creativity. 
    Program length approximately 75 minutes. 


December 2017

  • 12/15/2017 - 7:30pm

    Kids' Musical Theater Presents: The Holiday Extravaganza 

    Tickets are available at the door:

    $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

  • 12/16/2017 - 3:00pm

    $20 General Admission, $18  Seniors, $5 children and teens

    Conductor Dr. Magen Solomon will lead the audience through Handel’s classic masterpiece. Four professional soloists will help lead each section. Musical scores will
    be provided to the audience so singing along with this great holiday tradition could not be easier.
    Megan Solomon has been the Artistic Director of the San Francisco Choral Artists since 1995, Dr. Solomon brings a wealth of experience with University, professional and community choirs and many years experience as an innovative teacher and conductor. Under her leadership SFCA (a semi-professional chamber choir specializing in contemporary a cappella choral music) has premiered over 180 choral works, performed at conferences of Chorus America and the American Choral Directors Association, been awarded the ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award, and has released three CDs: With Strings Attached (2011), Music Among Friends (2005), and So Gracious Is the Time (1999). The ensemble has collaborated with nationally known instrumental ensembles including The Alexander String Quartet, Veretski Pass, The Whole Noyse, Sonos Handbell Ensemble and others.
  • 12/17/2017 - 2:00pm

    Kids' Musical Theater Presents: The Holiday Extravaganza

    Tickets $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

January 2018

  • 01/20/2018 - 7:00pm

    Original jazz composer and pianist Eric Muhler returns to the Dance Palace for another amazing performance.

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