The Marin Culture Calendar February 2024: A Curated Collection of Events in Marin County
Skall + Glassman - January 30, 2024
Kickstart Your Calm Workshop
Join Jenna Hermans, author of Chaos to Calm: 5 Ways Busy Parents Can Break Free Of Overwhelm, to learn about using the 5 pillars of calm to manage the chaos and overwhelm of busy life. This workshop will help you to learn immediate and practical tools to bring more calm into your everyday life. In this workshop you will learn various techniques to get to calm in less than 2 minutes: How to use effective communication to get the support you need. The importance of self-care and how to actually get started doing it. To build a relationship with your personal chaos, nervous system and calm strategies.
Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera focuses on an opera diva, Florencia Grimaldi, who returns to her native Brazil to perform and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. The Met premiere stars soprano Ailyn Pérez as Florencia in a new production by Mary Zimmerman that brings the mystical realm of the Amazon to the Met stage.
A screening of a dozen short film and video clips featuring Dylan on stage and in the studio, followed by an on-stage conversation with Bob Dylan Center director, Steven Jenkins. Steven Jenkins serves as director of the Bob Dylan Center, which opened in May 2022 as the permanent home of the Bob Dylan Archive. The Center’s mission is to inspire and celebrate fearless creativity by exploring the music and artistry of the Nobel Prize–winning singer-songwriter as a catalyst for personal expression and cultural change. Spanning decades and musical styles, this far-ranging program of short films and videos culled from the Bob Dylan Archive features rare and previously unreleased clips of Dylan on stage and in the studio.
Join Rangers at Agate Beach in Bolinas for a fun tide pooling experience during an exceptionally low tide known as a "minus tide." The low tide won't last long, so make sure to arrive on time. We'll watch for mossy chitons, giant green anemones, octopus, porcelain crabs, and black turban snails, making sure to respect the tide pool creatures we encounter! Make sure to bring sturdy, waterproof shoes and warm clothing. We will provide warm drinks. This event is ideal for ages 5 and older.
We will meet up and hike in the stunning forests of Point Reyes, searching for signs of porcini, chanterelles, oyster, turkey tail and other culinary and medicinal mushrooms. This will be followed by mushroom centric grazing platter and tips on how to prepare various mushrooms. What you learn in this foray will help you take on the upcoming mushroom season with confidence.
Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones while making nature-inspired Valentine's Day art projects amidst the breathtaking scenery of San Francisco Bay. We'll provide all the supplies. All ages are welcome. Hot drinks will be provided.
A fascinating look at the most groundbreaking artists and art epicenters in history. Kha, architect and builder of tombs for the pharaohs, must undertake the journey to the Underworld. Telling us the story of his voyage is Jeremy Irons, in the guise of a narrator. His words take us inside the secret world of Egyptian mythology, religion and funerary culture, interweaving the story with the history of the oldest museum in the world, the Museo Egizio in Turin, founded in 1824 and will soon be celebrating its 200th anniversary. In fact, the Kha’s own Tomb is to be found in Turin along with the most complete and most valuable private collection of grave goods outside of Egypt.
Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of Dodin Bouffant (Benoît Magimel) as a chef living with his personal cook and lover Eugénie (Juliette Binoche). They share a long history of gastronomy and love but Eugénie refuses to marry Dodin, so the food lover decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her...
Since 2012, Monophonics has steadily built a reputation as a consistent band with a unique sound. Well crafted songs and records are matched by an energetic live performance. A heavenly signature style: Pure timeless heavy soul and warm textures of psychedelic rock. This is a band that revels in the past, taking you back to the stylings of the late 60s and early 70s, while always keeping its feet positioned in the present, looking ahead to the future.
In the quaint town of San Anselmo, a new wine bar has opened, offering a delightful fusion of farm-to-table small plates and a diverse selection of wines from France, Italy, Spain, and California. This cozy spot also caters to all tastes with its creative cocktails and mocktails, perfectly complementing the locally sourced, fresh dishes. It's a charming destination for those seeking a taste of global vineyards and local flavors in one harmonious experience.