Tag Archives: Greater Sitka Arts Council

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.

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.

‘Art of Health’ opens Friday at Homeport

Art of HealthMelissa Marconi-Wentzel, with the Sitka Health Summit, and partners Sarah Lawrie with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, and SEARHC's Martha Pearson, discuss "The Art of Health," which will be on exhibit for a month at the Homeport Eatery beginning 5 PM Fri Mar 13, and other collaborative plans for the community. Downloadable audio.

Ocean-themed garments for Wearable Arts Runway Show

arti gras 01Jeff Budd and Sawrie with the Great Sitka Arts Council talk about plans for the 7th Annual Wearable Arts Runway Show & Extravaganza. The theme is Seven Seas, Clean Seas. They were joined by model and artist Cynthia Bustos, who is making her dress out of six layers of dryer sheets. Downloadable audio.

Murray: Folk muralism workshop at Sitka Artisans Market

Cara Jane Murray will lead a community mural painting project at the Greater Sitka Arts Council's Sitka Artisans Market, December 5th and 6th.