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“Sunset Center is a sunrise for your soul” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sunset Cultural Center

Sunset Cultural Center
San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel, CA
831 624 3996
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Ranked #14 of 97 things to do in Carmel
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San Carlos, California
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Sunset Center is a sunrise for your soul”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We moved to Carmel 10 years ago for it's beauty and culture.Sunset Center received a $25 million upgrade in 2002 and I sang in the Bach Festival then.For classical music fans,Bach Festival and Carmel Music Society present world class music without the frenzy of big city parking,traffic, and cost.The center is architecturally referencing the Mission,with state of the art acoustics.Every seat is great.Just saw Philharmonia Baroque and Opera San Jose through Carmel Music Society.Exquisite.Check their website!

Visited March 2013
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Monterey, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent local venue for theater events”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Great seats, acoustics and acts. Reasonably priced. Saw Ira Glass there a bit ago. I was in the front row. I'll never forget it.

Visited December 2012
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Carmel, California
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“Best Place to be entertained in Carmel.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Whatever event i see here, from the Turtles to Crosby Stills And Nash, it is a small and great acoustic theater. There is not a bad seat in the house, but I usually buy front row tickets. I saw the beatles show, 1964 here, and I tell you, it is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles themselves, which is impossible. They have reasonably priced alcohol and snacks during intermission. This is a real gem in carmel, great events here!

Visited December 2012
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Marina, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Judy Collins....YES!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Went to see her last week and it was amazing. Of course the crowd is what you would expect, grey, crooked, and happy to remember theri teenage years. The Sunset Center is a great venue, small but provides the audience with great sound. I just hope I look as good as Judy does when I reach 77.

Visited November 2012
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Felton, California
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“more here than you might expect, well...it's carmel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

there's a lot more here than you'd expect. great acoustics in a comfortable theatre. galleries, art, parking o my.

Visited February 2012
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