Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, July 12-18, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.

Sat at 7pm

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:15pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm

Bethany Hamilton is rewriting the rules on being a fearless athlete. This is the untold story of the heart of a champion and her resilience against all odds to become one of the leading professional surfers of our time. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 3pm
Sat at 3pm
Sun at 12:15pm, 3pm

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America, and the human condition. Watch the trailer.

Daily at 4:15pm

After a newly-single TV weatherman is put on leave following an on-air meltdown, he directs his energy into home improvement and hires a middle-aged Latino day laborer to help. Despite a language barrier and having nothing in common, the two men develop an unexpected but profound friendship. Watch the trailer.

Daily at 6pm

Though Emily and Donald live in the same idyllic London neighborhood of Hampstead, the worlds they inhabit could not be more different. She is an American widow occupying a posh apartment she can no longer afford and filling her time with charity work as she struggles to figure out a next step. He is a gruff Irish loner who lives off the land in a makeshift cabin and wants nothing more than to be left in peace. When his home is threatened by greedy real estate developers, Emily believes she has found her new cause--but gets more than she bargained for when unexpected romance blossoms. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
Sat at 11:45am, 2pm, 4:30pm
Sun at 11:45am, 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm

Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of the voice, the man, and the legend. Luciano...Read More

This Place Matters: The Young-Satorette House

Posted on July 10th, 2019 by susanblake

The Historic Preservation Board’s featured Campbell Landmark home for July 2019 is the Young-Sartorette House at 1888 White Oaks Road.

Like many of our city’s Landmark homes, this house survived because it was moved, rather then being torn down. Designed and built by H. B. Painter in 1928, for Earl and Virginia Young, it was originally located on the west side of Bascom Avenue at the end of Woodard Road on three acres of land. This part of Bascom Avenue was then called San Jose-Los Gatos Road when the area was populated by walnut orchards and chicken ranches. The house sat near the rear of the property with a horseshoe driveway and formal gardens.

The house is a unique example of the English Tudor Revival Style with added French cottage motif. The arched front entry is framed by marble flagstone and features a capped turret. Although mostly hidden now by massive cedar trees, the five steeply pitched, gabled roofs and ornate front window details can be seen from the street. Earl Young was a local farmer and insurance agent and was Vice President of the Prune and Apricot Growers Association. The Youngs lived in the house until 1946, when they sold it to Collette and Charley Sartorette who raised horses on the property. Mr. Sartorette was also a well known local educator and served on the Cambrian School District’s Board of Trustees for many years. A Cambrian Elementary School is named after him. The Sartorette family lived in the house until the 1970’s.

In the late 1970’s, a large portion of Bascom Avenue was being developed for new housing, and the Satorette house was in the way. A significant impediment prevented the house from being torn down: It had been placed on Santa Clara County’s list of historic homes!

A Campbell couple, Rudi and Joanna Herz inquired about buying the house which Joanna “felt sorry for” because it was vacant, neglected, and covered with vines. The developer told them he would give them the house for free if they bought a now vacant lot and moved it to the back of the original property. They agreed, and in 1981 the 2,500 square foot home was cut from the foundation, rotated 180 degrees and slowly moved to its new location on White Oaks Road. After years of careful restoration and historic research, the Herz’s applied to have the house listed as a State of California Landmark which was granted in 2008. In May of 2009, the house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Besides the Young-Sartorette House, there are only four other buildings in Campbell that are honored in the National Register of Historic Places. They are: the Campbell Union Grammar School, the Campbell Union High School, the J.C. Ainsley Mansion and the Galindo-Leigh House.

The dresses in Bombshell Boutique's summer lineup are simply adorable. Here's a peek at the colorful and eye catching collection currently at the boutique. The days are long and somewhere out there is a perfect summer dress (or two or three) for you. Check out the gallery of cute dresses below!

Are you passionate about economic development? Do you like to see your community thrive? The Monterey County Film Commission, located in New Monterey's Lighthouse District, seeks a hands-on team player to help further our mission to inspire and facilitate film and media production throughout Monterey County, creating positive economic impact.

This administrative office position will be paid an hourly rate commensurate with experience (not to exceed $15/hour) to start. To apply: please forward a cover letter highlighting your experience with your resume to Moira LaMountain at MCFC.

Next Door, the speakeasy located next to Hula's Island Grill at 622 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, is happy to announce our new specials. We're open 5:30pm until whenever we close, Tuesday-Saturday. Come and visit us!

Tiki Tuesday all-night happy hour

Hospitality Industry Night - hospitality has benefits

Reverse Happy Hour begins at 6pm

Friday & Saturday
Spirit Flights Night Is Now Live!

Posted on July 6th, 2019 by Lilify

Monterey locals Hanni and Jesse opened Lilify in 2012 after a grueling two-year renovation of a dilapidated, uninspired building with beautiful bones. They dreamt of creating an elegant, yet understated, experience that would honor the detail and authenticity of handcrafted goods and highlight the talent and passion of independent makers.

Lilify is a cultivation of their values, their aesthetic, their story, and the stories of the creatives that they spotlight.

They have been thrilled to osmose, evolve, and are ever inspired by their community and customers. They explore an expanding collection of gifts, wares, and wears while continuing to refine their perspective.

In this new season for the shop, they are beyond excited to announce the launch of Lilify online! They are thrilled and humbled to invite you to immerse in their compilation of ethically, independently made, gorgeous goods. Are you a Monterey local? Select the local shipping option to swing by the shop and pick up your purchase at 291 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

East Village Coffee Lounge is now working together with local music and event producer Kiki Wow to bring top-notch musicians to this favorite local venue at 498 Washington Street in Old Monterey. East Village Coffee Lounge is already known for its great open mic on Wednesday nights, and just a few months ago they added a very popular jazz series on Sundays afternoons at 4pm organized by Stu Reynolds. Now Kiki Wow has joined them, bringing a variety of genres from singer/songwriter to bluegrass, acoustic rock, indie artists, and original music - both local and touring musicians - to the Lounge.

East Village Coffee Lounge is a beautiful historic venue with a giant stone archway at the entrance featuring a small stage area in the back and an open stage area in the front. People love its intimate cozy environment, big outdoor patio, and its selection of coffee, beer, and wine.

Kiki Wow says of East Village Coffee Lounge, “This is a cool setting to listen to super talented musicians and songwriters/troubadours who follow their passion and are committed to their craft of music. It’s also a great way to unplug and connect with peers to experience heartfelt stories of life on the road - and life in general - through well written lyrics and melodies." Kiki has a great ear and a real knack for finding talent - these shows will be well worth your time.

Many shows are free or have a minimal suggested donation that is set by the musicians. You can find information on East Village's shows on the calendar and on the East Village Coffee Facebook page. Come join us for some great music!...Read More