James Hill, Anne Janelle, Peppino D’Agostino
These performers are in Alaska for teaching at the Acoustic Guitar Camp in Wasilla. We are fortunate to have them come to Valdez to share their varied talents in an original show. Peppino has traveled to over 30 countries selling out shows, his album was named one of the top three acoustic guitar albums of all time by Acoustic Guitar magazine.
James Hill playing folk, jazz and blues on the ukulele and Anne Janelle playing classical cello won Best Traditional Album in 2009.
The Sweet Remains https://www.thesweetremains.com/bio/ Tues, October 2nd, 7pm Celebrating 10 years and over 30 MILLION Spotify plays in 2018, THE SWEET REMAINS is the unusual band on today's music scene to be headed by 3 gifted singer-songwriters,
each of whom contribute to the writing and 3-part harmonies that define the band's
Dark Winter Nights
Friday, October 19th, 7pm
In collaboration with Prince William Sound College, creator and host Rob Prince teaches regular storytelling workshops through the Folk School Fairbanks cumulating for this final performance from local Valdez talent.
http://www.bodyvox.com/history Monday, November 5th, 7pm BodyVox, currently in its 20th season, has toured extensively throughout the U.S. as well as Canada, Mexico, Europe, Japan, China, and India. Based in Portland, OR and founded by Emmy Award-winning choreographers Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, BodyVox
has developed 9 award winning films, 30 original shows and 3 operas, featuring more than 200 original dances. BodyVox is known for its visual virtuosity, distinctive wit and unique ability to combine dance, theater and film into breathtaking productions rich in imagery, athleticism and humor.
Community Christmas Program
Come see your friends and neighbors perform holiday inspired songs, dance, poetry, and more! This event is free for performers and the audience, however, a donation of canned goods for the Valdez Food Bank is encouraged. Saturday, December 15, 4PM
www.bradrichter-guitar.com/ Friday, January 18th, 7pm
As a composer, Brad is known for his own brand of genre-blurring chamber music. His music is classical but influenced by First Nations music, rock and the acoustic folk guitar traditions.
Pushcart Players Stone Soup kossontalent.com/artist-roster/pushcart-players Saturday, February 2nd, 7pm Pushcart Players is the award-winning professional touring theater company specializing in arts education for children. Each tale is filled with music, color, fantasy and fun while playfully introducing the spirit and customs of different cultures.
www.jigjam.ie/ Tuesday, March 26th, 7pm JigJam are a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as 'I-Grass' or "CeltGrass", their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical ability has captivated audiences throughout the world.
The Rice Brothers
www.the-rice-brothers.com/ Friday, April 26th, 7pm Full of energy and commitment, armed with the finest training imaginable, and winners each of gold medals in an international Chopin competition, The Rice Brothers were ready for the world stage. And where better to launch an international career than at New York’s Carnegie Hall! Both are virtuoso on the piano and cello
VAC Annual Picnic Tuesday, May 21st, 6-8PM
Celebrating our sponsors!, Come join us for the annual picnic at the Valdez Glacier Campground. 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
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Dan and Patricia Stowe Harris Sand and Gravel Mountain Sky Hotel Stan Stephens Glacier
& Wildlife Cruises Patty Relay
Alaska Tanker Company Capt’n Joes Gas
Copper Valley Telecom
Currant Ridge Cabins McCarthy Dean & Tina Blood
Haltness Equipment KCHU radio
KVAK radio Mike’s Palace
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South Central Hardware Valdez Construction Co
Valdez Copper Basin Insurance Valdez Office Supply
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