Third Friday Live
Bill Noteman
& the Rockets
Friday, January 18
7:00 pm     Doors open 6:30 pm

Major sponsor: Strong Financial Network. Also sponsored by KXBX 98.3 and KNTI 99.5.  

Bill Noteman, harmonica virtuoso and entertaining front man, is skillfully supported by original members and local legends "Mojo" Larry Platz on guitar, David “Rockin 88’s" Neft on keyboards, bassist Dave “Fingers” Falco and drummer Steve "The Shuffler" DuBois. Don't miss the great dance party this down and dirty, body shakin' blues outfit brings to the Soper Reese every January.

Tickets $15
Open seating. Dance floor open.


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Contemporary Chamber
 
Sukay's Pachamama Band
Sunday, January 20
2:00 pm     Doors open 1:30 pm

Major sponsor: Kirsten Olson
Also sponsored by the Tallman Hotel and Blue Wing Saloon

First of four shows in the Contemporary Chamber series. This performance features chamber music with a world music influence featuring two-time Latin Grammy nominee and virtuoso of the charango, Eddy Navia. He is joined by renown violinist Georges Lammam, master guitarist Freddy Clarke and Sukay's founder Quentin Navia. They come together in this inspired and unique performance of rumba, flamenco, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Andean music where each player brings his unique musical tradition to create an extraordinary and beautiful collaboration of international musical fusion.

$20. Open Seating.
Free for age 18 and under.

A Season Ticket Subscription Package is available up to and including the 1st performance. Package seat is $70, a $10 discount. 

To purchase the Package, please go back to our home page and click on "Buy Season Tickets." Or call 263-0577 and we will contact you.


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Classic Cinema
2001: A Space Odyssey
Tuesday, January 22
Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm

Doors open 30 minutes ahead 

Sponsored by Mike Bielenberg & Val Schweifler

One of the most influential of all sci-fi films, and one of the most controversial, Stanley Kubrick's 1968 opus is a delicate, poetic meditation on the ingenuity and the folly of mankind. Set to the music of Johann Strauss and punctuated by mind-blowing imagery that has to be seen on the big screen to be appreciated.

Rated  G - Run time  2 hrs  29  mins.
Donations gratefully accepted at the door. 
Tickets not available online.
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Lake County Office of Education presents 
Trauma-Informed
Resilience Building Workshop
  

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Toxic Stress: Applying Research to Practice.
Learn to identify what toxic stress is, describe it's impact on the community, and evaluate how we can work together to effectively address this important issue.

Presented by Gabriella Grant, Executive Director of the Center of Excellence for Trauma-Informed Care.

Open to the public. Free admission.

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For more information contact Ana Santana, (707) 263-8918 ext. 295.


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PBS Series
Art21: San Francisco Bay Area
Thursday,  January 24, 2019
7:00pm
Sponsored by Michael Adams and by an anonymous donor  

The first of a four-part series chosen from the award winning Art In the Twenty-First Century (Art21) program produced by PBS. Viewers will travel the world to meet the leading creative visual artists of our time who draw upon their relationships with the locations and people where they live and work.

The January show meets with San Francisco artists, Katy Grannan, Stephanie Syjuco, Lynn Hershman Leeson, and various artists from the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland. The work of these ground-breaking artists can be seen in collections at the New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Smithsonian Museums.

Donations gratefully accepted at the door.
Tickets not available online.
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Lake County Arts Council Presents
Poetry Out Loud
Saturday, January 26, 2019
2:00pm     
Doors Open at 1:30pm

This national poetry recitation competition will feature students from Lake County high schools. Winners at this event will go on to compete at the state level. The national competition takes place in Washington DC in April. The program is supported and promoted by the Lake County Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Poetry Foundation and the CA Arts Council. 

Open Seating. Free to the public. 


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Saturday Night Jazz Club
Stella Heath Sextet
present Billie Holiday

Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:00 pm     
Doors open 6:30

Sponsored by Karen & Bob Ellenberg
and by Sandy & Rick Orwig

This Billie Holiday project brings back the electric and intimate feeling of seeing Lady Day live in a 1930’s Jazz Club. Stella Heath sings some early career Holiday numbers as well as the ones we all know and love such as I'll Be Seeing You, Strange Fruit, God Bless the Child, Billie's Blues and What a Little Moonlight Can Do.  

All seats $20.00  
Open Seating at Tables & Loge

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the Door.


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100+ Women Strong
in Lake County

Thursday, February 7
6:30 pm     Doors open 5:30 pm

This diverse group of women come together quarterly to financially support Lake County non-profits. To date the group has raised over $130,000 in eight meetings over two years. Local non-profits undergo a selection process and at the end they are the recipients of a substantial contribution which is not subjected to any overhead or outside expenses. Every member commits to donating $100 each quarter, and every dollar of their donation goes directly to the chosen non-profit.

All are welcome to attend this meeting to find out more about this amazing group of Lake County Women.

Free admission. Open seating.


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Stars of Lake County
   Community Awards

Saturday,  February 9, 2019

5:00pm Reception; 6:00pm Seating

Stars of Lake County Community Awards presented by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce is in its 21st year and proudly acknowledges the accomplishments of all of those who have been nominated and have been recipients over the years. This is our opportunity to acknowledge all those who give of themselves through the years to help our communities.

Tickets $22
Reserved Seating

Tickets ONLY available through the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. Stop by their office at 875 Lakeport Blvd. Monday through Friday or call 263-5092.

Sponsorships available.


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Classic Cinema 
Some Like It Hot

Tuesday, February 12
Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm
Doors open 30 minutes ahead
 

Sponsored by H&R Block in Lakeport

Bring your sweetheart and celebrate Valentine’s Day with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.This 1959 romantic comedy, directed by John Huston and Billy Wilder, is a spry, quick-witted farce that never drags.The best treat is experiencing Monroe’s consummate portrayal of the innocent beauty, seemingly unaware of her sex appeal.

Rated G. Run time 2 hours.
Donations gratefully accepted at the door. 
Tickets not available online.
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Third Friday Live
Stevie and the Shufflenuts
Friday, February 15, 2019 
7:00 pm
  
Doors open at 6:30
Major sponsor Strong Financial Network.
Also sponsored by KXBX 98.3 and KNTI 99.5.

Stevie and The Shufflenuts is a product of drummer Steve DuBois’s many years on the club circuit. Joining him are lead bass player, Tall Paul Dowling, and Dave Falco, also on base. Together they play blues with their own twist. Kim Thomas, on keys, is tonight’s special guest. Steve DuBois says, “We will not disappoint the dancers nor the observers of improvisation. Make sure you do not miss this important Nut Gathering.”

Open Seating
$15.00
Dance Floor Open

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the door.


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Contemporary Chamber Music 
Lake Winds
Sunday, February 17, 2019
2:00pm Doors Open 1:30pm
Sponsored by Kirsten Olson

This quintet is composed of some of the most accomplished woodwind players in Lake County all of whom perform in a variety of ensembles in the area. Musicians are Patrician Jekel (flute), Beth Aiken (oboe), Nick Biondo (clarinet), Kathy Whren (bassoon), and Kelsey Vorce (horn). This classic wind group has a unique sound and will perform works of contrasting styles from Bach to contemporary masterpieces.  

$20.00 - Open Seating
Free - Age 18 and under


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Award winning PBS Series
Art 21 Johannesburg
Thursday,  February 21, 2019
7:00pm
Sponsored by Michael Adams and by an anonymous donor  

For the second of four shows in this series, these four groundbreaking artists from Johannesburg, South Africa, are highlighted: David Goldblatt, until his death iin 2018, used his camera to chronicle events during apartheid. Nicholas Hlobo uses art to explore issues of sexuality and ethnicity in South African culture. Zanele Muholi creates work that asserts the presence of South Africa’s historically marginalized and discriminated LGBTI community. Robin Rhode uses urban walls as his canvas where he puts static images into motion.

Donations gratefully accepted at the door.
Tickets not available online.
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Classic Cinema
The Pink Panther
Tuesday, February 26
Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm
Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time.

Sponsored by Wild Oak Haven - Richard & Joyce

This 1963 caper comedy stars Peter Sellers, David Niven, Capucine and Claudia Cardinale. It's notable for its unforgettable score by Henry Mancini, great comedic direction by Blake Edwards,  and of course, Peter Sellers' portrayal of the impossibly bumbling Inspector Clouseau.

Not Rated. Run time  1 hr  55  mins.
Donations gratefully accepted at the door. 
Tickets not available online.
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Saturday Night Jazz Club
Rothstein Experiment
Saturday, March 2, 2019
7:00 pm   
Doors open 6:30
Sponsored by Karen & Bob Ellenberg
and by Sandy & Rick Orwig

Tonight's program, entitled New Standards: Expanding the Jazz Songbook, will explore modern and ancient themes in the present tense. An evening of songs and conversation, offering a behind the scenes look into the process of a working jazz ensemble.

Jill Rothstein, vocals; Matt Rothstein, saxophone, vocals; Tom Aiken, piano, keyboard, melodica; Jacob Turner, guitar; Pierre Archain, upright bass; Gabriel Yañez, percussion.

All seats $20.00
Open Seating at Tables & Loge

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the Door.


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8th Annual
Pianists Benefit Concert
Sunday, March 10, 2019
2:00 pm  No Host Reception & Silent Auction
3:00 pm  Concert

The finest pianists from Lake and Mendocino Counties come together to play and trade tall tales, all to benefit the Soper Reese Theatre and Lake County Friends of Mendocino College. This year's musicians are Spencer Brewer, Elena Casanova, Tom Ganoung, Elizabeth MacDougall, David Neft, Ed Reinhart, and Patrick Fitzgerald.

Premium Reserved Seats -- $30 (in Red)
General Assigned Seats -- $25
Youth 18 & Under - Free

The Dance floor will NOT be open.


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Classic Cinema 
West Side Story

Tuesday, March 12
Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm.
Doors open 30 minutes ahead 

Sponsored by the Lakeport Women's Civic Club

This 1960s New York City tough streets version of Romeo and Juliet received ten Oscars plus a special award for Jerome Robbin’s dynamic choreography. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer and Rita Moreno; directed by Robert Wise; score by Leonard Bernstein; Stephen Sondheim lyrics.

Rated PG.  Run time 2 hrs 31 mins.
Donations gratefully accepted at the door. 
Tickets not available online.
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Third Friday Live
Psychedellos

Friday, March 15, 2019 
7:00pm  Doors open at 6:30

Major sponsor Strong Financial Network.
Also sponsored by KXBX 98.3 and KNTI 99.5.
  

The Psychedellos were born in 2016, at The Spot in Clearlake, CA, after an impromptu gathering of friends got together to celebrate drummer Steve Toma's 66th birthday.  Together, their eclectic sound of rock, folk and country sounded so good, and felt so good, the group decided to make it permanent.  

Dave Hagberg - Vocals & Lead Guitar; Phil Oiler - Vocals & Lead Guitar; April Knoll - Vocals; Dale Billester- Bass; Steve Toma - Drums.

$15  Open seating
Dance Floor Open

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the door.


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Acoustic Eidolon
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00 pm     
Doors open 6:30

A moving combination of Celtic, classical and contemporary folk, described by critics as pure musical poetry. That’s the art of classically trained celloist, Hannah Alkire and her husband, Joe Scott, who plays on his own double-neck invention, a cross between a guitar and banjo. This promises to be a performance of passionate, ethereal and lush acoustic instrumentality.

All seats $20  
Open Seating

Theatre members (Patron Level and above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the door.


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Art 21 - Berlin

Thursday,  March 21, 2019
7:00pm
Sponsored by Michael Adams and by an anonymous donor  

This episode visits Berlin, a city still in the midst of a post–Cold War cultural and economic rebirth, a free zone where experimentation, individual expression, and international influences converge. From creating large-scale public projects to intimately personal ones, the four featured artists demonstrate the diversity of the German capital, expose its complicated history of war and migration, and convey hopes for finding systems that foster a better tomorrow.

Donations gratefully accepted at the door.
Tickets not available online.
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Classic Cinema
The Thin Man Goes Home
Tuesday, March 26
Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm   
Doors open 30 minutes ahead 

Sponsored by Michael Lorenzini

This 1945 comedy-mystery, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy, is the fifth entry in MGM’s series, with Nick and Nora visiting Nick's boyhood home in small town America. There’s plenty of fast, witty dialogue to enjoy along with some clever Asta, the wire-hair terrier, moments as well.

Not rated. Run time is 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Donations gratefully accepted at the door. 
Tickets not available online.
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Portugal Day Celebration with
Ramana Vieira

Saturday, March 30, 2019
7:00 pm     
Doors open 6:30
  
Take a journey to the world of Fado, often described as the Portuguese version of the blues. This concert presents Fado as interpreted by Ramana Vieira, a northern California native of Portuguese descent who has been described by The New York Times as an American at the forefront of the Fado resurgence. The San Francisco Examiner calls her “the Rising Star in World Music." Her authentic and individual style, brilliant musicality, and colorful heritage appeals to a wide audience.

All seats $20.00  
Open Seating

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the Door.


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Contemporary Chamber Music 
SonoMusette
Produced by Beth Aiken 

Sunday, April 14, 2018
2:00 pm    
Doors Open at 1:30pm
Sponsored by Kirsten Olson

This enchanting group recaptures the moody, melancholic sound and spirit of mid twentieth-century Paris. French chanteuse, musette accordion, gypsy-jazz guitar, upright bass, and drums combine to create the classic bal-musette style embodied by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, and Django Reinhardt.

$20.00 - Open Seating
Free - Age 18 and under


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Saturday Night Jazz Club
Austin & Owens
Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:00 pm     
Doors open 6:30
  
Travis Austin and Robert Owens, local prodigies and classically trained guitarists, blend jazz flavors with Flamenco influences. They've been playing together for 15 years and have delivered electrifying stage performances to audiences throughout Northern California.

All seats $20.00
Open Seating at Tables & Loge

Theatre members (Patron Level and Above) receive an automatic discount online and in advance at the box offfice, or ask for it at the Door.


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