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“Theater and much more”

Sunset Cultural Center
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Ranked #13 of 110 things to do in Carmel
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Montevideo, Uruguay
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Theater and much more”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I first got acquainted with this place as my daughters took gymnastics here. Later we attended concerts, which were lovely. Double triple plus. Loved it.

An added benefit was that sometimes while they had gymnastics (of course other times I'd watch), I'd walk the short blocks down to the white sand beach and enjoy the purest expression of nature I know of, for about half an hour... often the best 30 minutes of the week.

Now, must say this was about 15 years ago...it doesn't have an option for "none of the above" on the date so I put July 2013 but that's wrong.

Visited July 2013
Thank EdyKizaki
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Santa Cruz area CA
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“INCREDIBLE venue - you are ensured a beautiful experience here!”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Of the hundreds of venue's I've patronized - this is IT, hands down. Beautiful surrounding area, lovely gardens and setup, excellent decor, lovely theater with supreme acoustics - every seat is a good view and large enough without feeling like a big "hall." Have now seen the Monterey Symphony here approximately 12 times, and ALWAYS opt to choose this venue to see them in because half the experience is the enjoyment of Sunset Cultural Center itself. The box office is wonderfully efficient and accomodating - have called me back before numerous times to upgrade me when I've had changes to be made to tickets, season tickets, et al - VERY cordial and flexible - made SURE I was satisfied to my every desire. The class and loveliness you expect in Carmel are right here - there is excellent parking, wonderful staff, hospitality and nice concession food at intermission. This is all you could want for an exciting and excellent afternoon as the Sunset TOTALLY enhances the loveliness of the music itsself!

Visited April 2014
1 Thank chechina
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Carmel, California, United States
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

To find a facility of the Sunset Center's quality in a small town like Carmel is extraordinary. It is immaculately maintained and features artists you'd expect to see in much larger venues. The acoustics are perfect and the sight lines (except the back three rows in the orchestra) are great. It only seats about 700 people so it's always easy to see and hear. One of my favorite venues.

Visited March 2014
4 Thank Peter L
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Willis, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Graham Nash at the Center”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The sound in this theater is awesome. The perfect size venue where you feel like you are a participant and not just an observer. We check for our favorites often and fly out to see them. It is well worth it!

Visited November 2013
Thank Michele V
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Sunset Center”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Art/show center-this was the hub for the film fest--they have concerts and events-done up right--all of these things are what give Carmel its uniqueness

Visited October 2013
Thank JohnGenova
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