Blues Cruise Saturday, September 10, 7-9PM
Valdez Arts Council fundraiser cruise aboard Stan Stephens M/V Valdez Spirit while cruising Prince William Sound Port of Valdez. Enjoy incredible scenery, wildlife, appetizers, desserts, and cash bar while listening to live music.
Chris Proctor www.chrisproctor.com Saturday, September 17th, 8pm
His guitar playing is “breathtaking, haunting and rich”. An acclaimed composer of original music and wonderful arranger for the 6 and 12 string guitar. His compositions and arrangements shine with folk, jazz, pop, classical and ethnic influences.
Women of the World www.womenoftheworldmusic.com Sunday, October 16th, 7pm
An ensemble of musicians from different corners of the globe. “We celebrate the beauty of diversity. We sing for not just tolerance, but wisdom, respect and joy.”
Cherish the Ladies www.cherishtheladies.com Wednesday, December 7th, 7pm
Traditional Irish Music. This band has performed thousands of concerts over 30 years. These ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing.
Community Christmas Program Saturday, December 17, 4PM
Come see your friends and neighbors perform holiday inspired songs, dance, poetry, and more! This event is “FREE”; however, a donation of canned goods for the Valdez Food Bank is encouraged.
Versa Style Dance www.versastyledance.com Sunday, January 22nd, 7pm
A dance ensemble that consists of young, committed and conscientious artists representing the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles. Creating highly energetic work that fuses dance with various Hip Hop styles.
Rhythm Future Quartet www.rhythmfuturequartet.com Monday, April 3rd, 7pm
This acoustic jazz ensemble keeps the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding today’s musical universe.
Shane Koyczan www.shanekoyczan.com Monday, April 24th, 7pm
Internationally renowned spoken word artist, poet and author. He has received five star reviews for his performances around the world. He shines a light into the bleak world behind some of the most incomprehensible acts in our culture, and also shows the healing power of love.
VAC Annual Picnic Tuesday, May 30th, 6-8PM
Join us for the annual picnic (location TBA). Please bring a dish to share, an acoustic instrument to play, or come and learn how you can become more involved in the Arts Council.
Thank you Sponsors!
City of Valdez
United Way of Valdez
Providence Health & Services
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
Stan Stephens Cruises
Valdez Copper Basin Insurance
Mountain Sky Hotel
A Rogue’s Garden
Alaska Tanker Comany
Captain Joes Gas
Currant Ridge Cabins McCarthy Dean & Tina Blood
First National Bank Alaska
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1971
The Harbor Landing General Store
Harris Sand and Gravel
Northwind Gifts and Flowers
Peter Pan Seafoods
South Central Hardware
Valdez Construction Co
Valdez Office Supply
Vertical Solutions Helicopters