Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, an independent, locally-owned movie theater located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey, April 21-26, 2018.

Weekdays at 2:40pm, 5pm, 7:20pm, 9:35pm
Sat & Sun at 12:20pm, 2:40pm, 5pm, 7:20pm, 9:35pm

Japan's reigning king of ramen, Osamu Tomita, takes audiences deep into his world by revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles along with his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. In addition to Tomita, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavor, exemplifying the various different aspects of the ramen world, mixing in a brief rundown of ramen's historical roots. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm
Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm

When 'Lady' Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of 40 years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge in London with her estranged older sister, Bif. The two could not be more different. But different is just what Sandra needs at the moment, and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to a community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet and romance as she meets her sister's friends. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 7:10pm, 9:25pm
Sat & Sun at 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 7:10pm, 9:25pm

Final Portrait is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend, Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, promises Giacometti, will take only a few days and so Lord agrees - ultimately wondering "how much longer can it go on like this?" Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 1:50pm, 4:20pm, 6:50pm, 9:10pm
Sat & Sun at 11:20am, 1:50pm, 4:20pm, 6:50pm, 9:10pm

When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari, the 12-year-old ward of the corrupt mayor, sets off alone in a miniature plane and flies to Trash Island in search of his dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire prefecture. Watch the trailer.

Daily at 4:10pm, 9:15pm

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The...Read More

It's no lie! The Lighthouse District's own Cat's Meow will appear in Season 2 of Big Little Lies on HBO! Congratulations to Cat's Meow and owner Melinda Collis (who also serves tirelessly on the New Monterey Business Association's volunteer Board of Directors). Visit Cat's Meow yourself at 601 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and see how well this fashion boutique for men and women lives up to its name.

Make the Britannia Arms in Monterey your 2018 World Cup Headquarters in June! We will be showing many of the games LIVE on our massive TV screens, with food and drink available. We're located in the heart of Old Monterey at 444 Alvarado Street.

Since opening our doors in 1999, this British owned and operated pub has become the place to go for locals and tourists. And Britannia Arms is the home of the Monterey chapter of American Outlaws.

The Surf Rental Room at On The Beach Surf Shop is now open for business as of April 18, 2018. You can rent gear for a full day (24 hours) or half-day (4 hours). Stop by the store and check out our selection and prices and speak to our experienced staff. We're located at 693 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. You can also call us at 831-646-9283.

The Leather Company in New Monterey offers a wide variety of leather goods in our shop as well as leather working classes including belt making, tooling, and more. But did you know we also offer private group classes for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4H, and other groups by request? We even offer birthday party classes and date night classes!

We love to teach locals about the craft of leather working, and it's a fun, relaxing way to spend an evening with friends. Please call us for more information, 831-717-4894, or stop by the shop at 638 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Paper Wing Theatre Company, located at 320 Hoffman Avenue in Monterey, is now accepting submissions for its 5th Annual Play Reading Series to be held in September 2018. Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.

All subjects and genres will be considered, with the twin goals of encouraging California playwrights in their craft and in selecting at least one title for production at the theatre during its 2019 season. After a reading committee selects from the entries, directors and actors will gather for a single rehearsal of each work, and the plays will be presented seated before the audience, followed by feedback and discussion with the authors.

Rules regarding play submission:

1) Plays must be full-length and presents in standard play format as a PDF.

2) Plays must not have been produced or published prior to submission. (Previous readings are o.k.

3) Resubmissions are acceptable if significant changes have been made to the script

4) Playwrights must live in California and put their name and contact information on the cover page only, and a list of characters must be provided.

5) Authors must be in attendance for the reading.

For consideration, please e-mail your best work here by June 15, 2018.

The Ainsley House Wine & Concert Series is a collaboration between the Campbell Museums and the SJG School of Music.

House Tours + Wine Tasting + Music

In Spring 2018, the Ainsley House will host 3 special events for the public to tour the historic Ainsley House, enjoy a wine tasting experience co-sponsored by Campbell Museums and SJG School of Music and listen to a concert of local music artists in a beautiful setting.

In April, the second concert in the series features the jazz-tinged country vocals of Ren Geisick

Check out video of Ren Geisick's Performance

Admission is $20 per adult and will include live music in the Carriage House, light appetizers, wine from local participating wineries, and an unguided tour of the historic Ainsley House.

Youth (0-17) tickets are $5.

Event Dates:

  • Sunday, April 22: Ren Geisick
  • Sunday, May 20: Jemal Ramirez Trio featuring Joe Gillman

Get your tickets today to enjoy an afternoon of music, wine and tour the historic Ainsley House.

Ticket Info:

  • Tickets: $20 per event date.
  • Kids and students admitted for $5
  • Tours begin at 12p; Concert starts at 2pm
  • Purchase tickets at:
  • For more info, call: 408.866.2718

At the cross section of craft & comfort is Boiler Maker. We are the well-deserved shot & beer at the end of a long day, as well as the best place to meet up with friends and get the party started. Enjoy our 30 taps of beer, wine, & spirits. Share a bite (or two, or three...) with friends & family.