Tag Archives: Jeff Budd

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.

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.

Medley of performances at Sitkans Can Dance on Saturday night

Jeff Budd of the Greater Sitka Arts Council (GSAC) joined teen dancers Kaya Duguay and Naquoia Bautista to talk about Sitkans Can Dance, a competition of both couples and soloists in various dance styles.

GSAC: “Here the weather is lovely, as long as you wear a hat”

A host of "Alaska Day" performances are coming up. Jeff Budd shares the line-up for tomorrow's Monthly Grind, while Ira Snelling discusses Paris of the Pacific, a period melodrama about the 1867 Alaska Purchase. Sarah Lawrie, the director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, talks about this year's Sitka Artisans Market & Holiday Craft Party. Dates and details here.

New director at Greater Sitka Arts Council

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

Backdoor Cafe changes hands

"This is people’s office, home away from home, living room, den, social place," says Jeff Budd, of the Backdoor Cafe. "It is part of the social fabric here." (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)This week marked the changing of the guard at a downtown Sitka institution. After eighteen years, the Backdoor Café is in new hands. And the owners say the new Backdoor will be the same as the old Backdoor -- only better.

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.

Herring Festival coming!

Jessica Gill, with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, and Jeff Budd, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, outline plans for Sitka's first-ever Herring Festival, March 23 - April 25.