Orinda

Events

Live Poets Society at Orinda Books Jan 27th


Live Poets Society:

Orinda Books
276 Village Square, Orinda
Sunday, January 27th, 2019
1:00 – 3:00pm | Free

Lamorinda Arts Council’s Poet Laureate, Amy Glynn, is hosting the monthly Reading Series entitled “Live Poets Society” at Orinda Books 276 Village Square, Orinda. Each month the featured writers will delight guests with a reading of their creative writings.
The guest readers for January 2019 will be Dani Gabriel, Jeremy Benson and Lisa Rosenberg.
Dani Gabriel is the author of a forthcoming children’s book (Penny Candy Books), The Woman You Write Poems About (Civil Defense Press) and coauthor of Molotov Mouths (Manic D Press). Jeremy Benson, the Poet Laureate of Napa Valley, has written novels, short stories, articles, personal essays, stand-up comedy routines, short films, and many letters. Lisa Rosenberg is the author of A Different Physics (winner of the 2017 Red Mountain Poetry Prize).

Events

Free Movie – Singin’ in the Rain at Orinda Theatre Jan 10th


Free Movie – Singin’ in the Rain:

Orinda Theatre
4 Orinda Theatre Square, Orinda
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
6:30pm | Free

Singin’ in the Rain is a 1952 American musical-romantic comedy film directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. It offers a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the late 1920s, with the three stars portraying performers caught up in the transition from silent films to “talkies”.

Events

Free Movie – Deliverance at Orinda Theatre Nov 8th


Free Movie – Deliverance:

Orinda Theatre
4 Orinda Theatre Square, Orinda
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
6:30pm | Free

Deliverance is a 1972 American thriller film produced and directed by John Boorman, and starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox, with the latter two making their feature film debuts. Widely acclaimed as a landmark picture, the film is noted for a music scene near the beginning, with one of the city men playing “Dueling Banjos” on guitar with a banjo-strumming country boy, that sets the tone for what lies ahead, a trip into unknown and potentially dangerous wilderness.

Events

Art of Mixology Oct 13th at Orinda Theatre Square


Art of Mixology:

Orinda Theatre
4 Orinda Theatre Square, Orinda
Saturday, October 13th, 2018
4:30 – 7:00pm | $45 ($55 at door)

As an audience member you get to sample over 20 craft cocktails and vote on your favorite.

The Annual Art of Mixology event at Orinda Theatre Square is Lamorinda Arts Council’s largest fundraiser of the year. With an anticipated crowd of over 300 attendees, the event will host over 20 bartenders creating luscious craft cocktails competing for the Mixologist of the Year, Top Amateur, Audience Favorite and the Art of Staging Award (Table Decorating).