Tag Archives: Sarah Lawrie
The 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
Jeff Budd and Sarah Lawrie with the Greater Sitka Arts Council (GSAC) talk about the 8th Annual Wearable Arts Show, alongside frequent artist/model Bill Foster. The show features 28 different art pieces and about a third of the artists are new this year. Downloadable audio.
The 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.
At 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.
Melissa 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.
Jeff 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.
Cara Jane Murray will lead a community mural painting project at the Greater Sitka Arts Council's Sitka Artisans Market, December 5th and 6th.
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.
Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd introduces incoming executive director Sarah Lawrie.