10/14/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Free meeting

CalTrans invites interested parties and members of the community to an informational meeting regarding the proposed Lagunitas Bridge Project.

08/09/2015 - 2:00pm
08/08/2015 - 8:00pm

$10 - $20 at the door

Advance tickets online at www.dancepalace.org for $18.50 plus $1.50 service charge.

Brother's fight, lions die, cousins run away from home, and a girl dressed like a boy pretends to be a girl.  Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It, has something for everyone.
Presented by Bread & Butter Theatre Company.

Featuring Melissa Claire, Hunter Ridenour, Michael Keys Hall, Alex Skinner, Lauren Prentiss, Richard Gabri, Liam Blaney, Devon De Groot, Lana Palmer and Bruce Avery.
Directed by Bruce Robert Avery.

01/24/2016 - 7:00pm

$10 at the door

10 performances, 10 minutes each, 10 bucks!

10X10performancelab.com

A Story of Friendship, Survival and the Beauty of Flight

04/26/2015 - 7:00pm

$10 at the door

In this intimate portrait of an iconic seabird species, filmmaker Judy Irving  follows a wayward, starving California brown pelican from her “arrest” on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans’ nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.

The film is about wildness: How close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need wildness in our lives, and how can we protect it? Pelican Dreams stars “Gigi” (for Golden Gate) and “Morro” (a backyard pelican with an injured wing), as well as the wildlife professionals who care for them.

Pelican Dreams (Rated G, 80 min.)

04/19/2015 - 4:00pm

general $22, seniors $20, teens/kids $11

A pianist as well as a conductor, Wachs’ performance with the Minnesota Orchestra “proved a revelation, delivering a technically impeccable, emotionally powerful performance of two Mozart piano concertos and a pair of solo works,” raved the St. Paul Pioneer Press. With the encouragement of Zubin Mehta, Wachs began his studies with the late Enrique Barenboim in Tel Aviv before pursuing studies at the Zürich Academy and graduating from The Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School. He has also participated at such festivals at Aspen, Tanglewood and Verbier. Wachs has also been entrusted with preparing orchestras for Valery Gergiev to Vladimir Spivakov, and has served as Assistant Conductor to Osmo Vänskä at the Minnesota Orchestra and at the National Orchestra of France under Kurt Masur. Additionally, he has served as cover conductor for the Houston Symphony and the Rotterdam Philharmonic.

 

04/11/2015 - 7:30pm

Tickets: $20 Advance, $25 Day of Show
Buy tickets at timweed.brownpapertickets.com

Tim Weed's hometown birthday concert! "Tim can play everything from hardcore bluegrass to Bach," says David Grisman. "He's the Ali Akbar Khan of the banjo."

Weed's music has been featured on National Public Radio. His band of acoustic virtuosos are "musical innovators who traverse genres and defy boundaries. Their exciting improvisation and dazzling interplay epitomize what great live music is all about -- an experience not to be missed!" (Rhythm & Roots)

Tim will be joined by Tobias Roberson on percussion, Sascha Jacobsen on acoustic bass, Debbie Daly on vocals, guitar and percussion, and surprise guests.

"Tim's multifaceted playing brings unusual influences together, from old-time flamenco with Eastern spices. It's a tasty blend!" -Peter Rowan

03/15/2015 - 4:00pm

general $24, seniors $22, kids/teens $12

Forging a new acoustic sound that defies categorization while striking universal chords, Tin Hat makes freewheeling chamber music for the 21st century.
Since its beginning in 1997, each of Tin Hat’s six recordings has been regarded by listeners and fellow musicians as a benchmark in the ongoing exploration of vibrant new pathways in acoustic music. Concurrently, their captivating live performances throughout the United States and Europe have surprised and delighted audiences with well-honed compositions and the joy of spontaneous musical discovery. Hailed for “interweaving Old World Europe with post-modern America, south-of-the-border sensuality with concert-hall propriety, and odd-metered syncopation with deeply soulful grooves” (The New York Press), the ensemble has created an original American ethnic music of its own device. As the New York Times notes, “it’s solid, appealing and fresh.”
 

02/06/2015 - 7:00pm

$15 at the door, proceeds will benefit the Dance Palace in collaboration with the Inverness Garden Club

“At 4 grams, these tiny birds are amazing for their intelligence, endurance and athleticism. I am so lucky to be spending my time getting to know them.”— Dr Lisa Tell, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Hummingbird Health and Genetics Program*
Join us, meet Lisa Tell, and learn about the hummingbird initiative at UC Davis. Enjoy her stories, her stunning hummingbird images and the details of her banding work with them. AND THEN THERE’S THE DESSERT! (That’s right, you’re invited to graze a table of beautiful, sweet homemade desserts.) * Dr. Lisa Tell, Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian) and American College of Zoological Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine Hummingbird Health Program. This fundraiser for the Dance Palace is co-sponsored by the Inverness Garden Club and the Audubon Canyon Ranch
Friday, February 6, 7PM, $15 at the door

A fundraiser for the Dance Palace & KWMR
02/01/2015 - 4:00pm

Online in advance $22 general, $20 seniors, $11 kids/teens.  $20 donation at the door.

This is a sliding scale event - no one turned away.  A benefit for KWMR and the Dance Palace.

 

One Afternoon Only! The world famous Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir (OIGC) is coming to West Marin for a community concert rooted in the soul of singing. There’s nothing better than coming together, joining voices and forces to blow out those mid-winter blues! Fresh coffee and donuts will be in good supply.

This is a fundraising community event for KWMR and the Dance Palace. Requested donation at the door is $20. You are invited to wear your own “choir robe”, including anything remotely resembling a choir robe. A limited supply of robes will be available for rent and if you have an extra robe, bring it along to share! Don’t worry, no one will be turned away for lack of funds or lack of robe.

 

01/24/2015 - 8:00pm

General $30, Seniors $28, Kids/Teens $15

Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist who has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is also regularly featured on the saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin, vocals and has garnered recognition for contributing to numerous platinum-selling and GRAMMY-winning albums.

The John Jorgenson Quintet performs gypsy jazz, a style of music made famous by French guitarist Django Reinhardt.  The current band members playing along with John Jorgenson are jazz violinist Jason Anick, rhythm guitarist Doug Martin, bassist Simon Planting, and percussionist Rick Reed.

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