Tag Archives: Greater Sitka Arts Council

You Think You Can Dance, Sitka?

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Jeff Budd, outgoing executive director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, provides details on an upcoming event called Sitkans Can Dance. A mashup of popular TV shows like “Dancing With The Stars” and “You Think You Can Dance?,” local residents … more

New director at Greater Sitka Arts Council

Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd introduces incoming executive director Sarah Lawrie.

Sitka artists spruce up violins for auction

"No Time For Violins (Violence)," created by Suzan Brawlyn. Photo by Greta Mart.

“Fiddle and Drum,” a donated violin decorated by Laura Kaltenstein. Photo by Greta Mart.

About 200 classical music lovers turned out on Wednesday for another free noon concert presented by the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Festival Artistic Director and cellist … more

Crossing swords: Workshop on stage combat for all ages

Ira Snelling talks about his upcoming stage combat workshop, to be held March 23 and 24, for students in the 5th grade and older. The class will teach stage punches, grabs and throws, as well as sword play, with techniques "that from one angle looks really dangerous and really believable, but actually is very, very safe," Snelling said.

Arti-Gras continues with Friday Art Walk

The Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd discusses the Arti-Gras Art Walk, which is scheduled for Friday, March 14, from 5-9 p.m. Downtown stores will be open late, and will feature work by local artists.

Arts and crafts

20140302_WearableArts_Waldholz_1Participants in Sitka's sixth annual Wearable Arts show flaunted their homemade haute couture before a sold-out crowd at Harrigan Centennial Hall on Saturday night. Local artists made outfits out of plastic bags, old jeans, and rubber tubing -- plus one set of chain-mail armor constructed from more than 4,000 soda can pull-tabs. Click through to see the full slideshow.

Art Conversation to feature Ted Howard and John Straley

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Norm Campbell, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, discusses the next “Arts Conversation” with musician Ted Howard and writer John Straley. The event is scheduled for Wed Jan 25 at 7 PM in the … more