CALENDAR

WEEK OF Dec 9–Dec 17

Please check back later this week for Calendar updates. Clicking on the display ads, left, will take you directly to the advertisers’ event pages.

CLASSICAL, NEW & SEASONAL

Dec 11, 12:30pm: CABRILLO COLLEGE SMALL ENSEMBLES  Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, Click HERE

Dec 12, 7:30pm: “CELEBRATING COMPOSERS’ BIRTHDAYS”  A piano concerto. Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

Dec 13, 7pm: WHOLEHEARTED CHORUS  Hidden Valley, 104 W Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley. Click HERE

Dec 13 & 14, 7:30pm; Dec 15, 2:30pm: CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMERATA SINGERS  Dec 13: St Paul’s Episcopal, Salinas. Dec 14 & 15, First Presbyterian, Monterey. Click HERE

Dec 14, 2pm: PG POPS ORCHESTRA  Performing Arts Center, 835 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Click HERE

Dec 14 & 15, 8pm: “CONCERT FOR A WINTER’S EVE”  Cantiamo! Dec 14: Carmel Mission, 3080 Rio Rd., Carmel. Dec 15: Holy Cross, 210 High St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 15, 3pm: PIANIST KEIKO SHICHIJO  Music by Komitas, Mompou, Debussy, Schubert & Rozalie Hirs. St John Episcopal, 125 Canterbury Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

JAZZ & BLUES

Dec 12, 7 & 9pm: STERN-LORBER FUSION FEAT  Kuumbwa Jazz, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 12 & 13, 8pm: CABRILLO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLES  Cabrillo Black Box, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, Click HERE

Dec 14, 7:30pm: CABRILLO JAZZ COMBOS  Cabrillo Black Box, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, Click HERE

Dec 15, 3pm: ALONG CAME BETTY  Cherry Center, Guadalupe & 4th, Carmel. Click HERE

R&B, GOSPEL, ROCK, POP, WORLD, SEASONAL

Dec 9, 7pm: CHESTER THOMPSON QUARTET  Kuumbwa Jazz, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 9, 8pm: GUITARIST TOMMY EMMANUEL  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 9, 8pm: WESTSIDE FOLK & GOSPEL CHOIR  Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

Dec 12, 8pm: CHRIS ISAAK CHRISTMAS  Golden State, 417 Alvarado, Monterey. Click HERE

Dec 14, 7pm; Dec 15, 3pm: “MESSAGES THROUGH SONG”  Pacific Voices. Peace United, 900 High St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 14, 7:20pm: ANDY VARGAS & SOULEROS  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 15, 3pm: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF JEWS IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE  Zirzuvi Sephardic Band. Kuumbwa Jazz, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 15, 7:30pm: “A GOSPEL CELEBRATION”  CSUMB Choral-Gospel concert. Wellspring Church, 141 14th St., Pacific Grove. Click HERE or on ad, left.

Dec 16, 6pm: BEDOUINE  Henry Miller Library, 48603 California 1, Big Sur. Click HERE

Dec 16, 9pm; CHARLIE HUNTER & LUCY WOODWARD   Kuumbwa Jazz, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 17, 7:30pm: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA CHRISTMAS  Golden State, 417 Alvarado, Monterey. Click HERE

DANCE & PHYSICAL THEATER

Dec 13 & 14, 7pm; Dec 15, 2pm: DANCE KIDS NUTCRACKER  With Monterey County Pops. Sunset Center, San Carlos & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE

Dec 14, 11am: WOWIE-ZOWIE WITH JEFF RAZ  Former Cirque du Solei artist presented by Tandy Beal & Company. Veterans Memorial, 846 Front St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 14 & 15, 1 & 4:30pm: THE NUTCRACKER  Santa Cruz City Ballet & International Academy of Dance. Cabrillo Crocker Theater, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

THEATER

Dec 12-13, 7:30pm; Dec 15, 2pm: Kander & Ebbs’ CHICAGO  Golden Bough Playhouse. Monte Verde between 8th & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE

Dec 12 & 13, 8pm; Dec 14, 2 & 8pm; Dec 15, 2pm: LA PASTORELA  El Teatro Campesino, 705 4th St., San Juan Bautista. Click HERE

Dec 13, 7pm; Dec 14, 2 & 7pm; Dec 15, 2pm: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA  Paper Wing Theatre, 320 Hoffman St., Monterey. Click HERE

Dec 13 & 14, 8pm; Dec 15, 2pm: Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD  Park Hall, Ben Lomond. Click HERE

Dec 13, 7pm: THE BOLD, THE YOUNG & THE MURDERED  The Performing Otters. World Theater, 5260 Sixth Ave., Seaside. Click HERE

Note: All phone numbers are 831 Area Codes unless otherwise indicated