Drawing with smoke, with Sitka Fellow Rachel Baxter
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Sitka Fellow Rachel Baxter discusses her work as a multimedia artist and printmaker. Baxter will host a free experimental drawing workshop on Wednesday, August 20th, at 7:30p.m. in the Yaw Arts building on the Sheldon Jackson campus. The workshop will focus on fumage, the act of drawing with smoke. Participants will use candelsticks and trap the soot from the flame onto paper.
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real
Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School.
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