Tag Archives: Greater Sitka Arts Council

Sitkans Can Dance this Saturday!

Sitkans Can Dance is sponsored by the Greater Sitka Arts Council and the Sitka Studio of Dance and will take place this Saturday, Oct 22 7pm at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.

Assembly divvies up $45,000 to non-profits

160920_nonprofitawards_kwongThe Sitka Assembly held their first meeting in their new chambers yesterday night (09-19-16), dedicated to non-profit contributions. The Assembly awarded $45,000 from the general fund to eight non-profit organizations.

Southeast State Fair seeks vendors

DSC_1784-1-1024x680The Southeast Alaska State Fair is in Haines at the end of June and seeking exhibitors. Deana Stout, the fair director, joined us in the studio with Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, Sitka's local representative at the Fair. Vendor entries can be submitted until July 4th. Downloadable audio

Evening of music and art to feature local artist, music of Cornsilk

Local artist and educator Heather Bauscher installing a piece fashioned out of marine debris by students at Pacific High SchoolThe Greater Sitka Arts Council presents an evening of music and art on Saturday, June 4th, 7 p.m. at The Loft. Tickets are $10 at Old Harbor Books. The event will feature a conversation with artist Heather Bauscher and music by Julie Schmitts, Ted Howard, Mike and Candy Pierce in a "reunion" of their 1970s' band, Cornsilk. Downloadable audio

Sitka’s ‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ ready for stage

downloadJeff Budd and Tom Hesse preview Sitka's version of "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!," which will be presented Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.

Native American comedians use humor as medicine

powwowThe Pow Wow Comedy Jam comes to Sitka, with stand-up by Marc Yaffee, Vaughn Eaglebear, and special guest Gilbert Brown. The trio of Native American comedians talk about their performance style and representing their tribes. Downloadable audio.

Springtime brings ArtiGras show and tell

20140302_WearableArts_Waldholz_1Greater Sitka Arts Council's Sarah Lawrie and Jeff Budd outline the schedule for the 9th annual ArtiGras Festival, with events from March 18th - April 2nd in Sitka.

Sitkans Artisans Market features one-of-a-kind gifts

The Artisan's Market features locally produced work with a goal of supporting Alaskan, hand made, unique and high quality work. Many artists in the Market don't show at any other time, and many are new this year. Downloadable audio.

Lund steers Paris of the Pacific in a new direction

Paris-of-the-Pacific-81Jeff Budd of the Greater Sitka Arts Council was joined by cast members Seaton Bryan and Marcia Drake to talk about the upcoming production of Paris of the Pacific, a locally written melodrama about the 1867 transfer of Alaska. Downloadable audio.

Seven Seas, Clean Seas: Wearable Art 2015

099-IMG_4900At the 7th Annual Wearable Arts Show this past Saturday (3-7-15), sixty models walked the runway. Some donned their own design, while others modeled on behalf of artists and designers unseen. 76-year-old Bill Foster did a disco covered in political brochures, while 7-month-old Noah Apathy was covered in K-cups to recreate the scales of a carp.