Tag Archives: Greater Sitka Arts Council

Sitka artists spruce up violins for auction

"No Time For Violins (Violence)," created by Suzan Brawlyn. 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 Zuill Bailey and the Catalyst Quartet played Schubert’s String Quintet in C Major in … 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. more

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. more

Arts and crafts

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Participants 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. more

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 Rasmuson … more