September 2019 Calendar of Events
Gallery Hours: Friday – Sunday, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Figures & Flowers: Deborah Kalish & Lotus Monahan
Sunday, September 8th: 1-4:00 p.m.
Opening reception for “Road to Renewal,” carved and kiln-formed glass sculpture by Susan Bloch and the oil paintings of Yvonne Kern. Meet the artists and learn about their journeys. Refreshments.
Saturday, September 14th, 1-4:00 p.m.
MIR Open House: Interested in what the recording process is like? If you want to find out more about Musician-in-Residence Rosalind Parducci’s approach, she will be available during gallery hours for conversation & demo’s as she creates her solo album. Ask questions! If you have nuggets of wisdom to share, Rosalind also accepts tips.
Friday, Sept. 20th, 7:00 p.m.
Third Friday Jazz: RLA trio w/ saxophonist Francis Vanek. “…a superb saxophonist.” -Jesse Hamlin, SF Chronicle Francis Vanek originally hails from Pittsburgh, PA, where he attended Duquesne University. He played in bands with Roger Humphries and J.C. Moses and studied with the great Carl Arter. He holds a master’s degree in music from University of Nevada, Reno. Vanek has shared the bandstand with such saxophone stalwarts as Ernie Watts, Tom Scott and Eddie Daniels. $5-20 sliding scale. Refreshments available. $10-20 sliding scale.
Sunday, September 22nd, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Join us for a Book launching of a biography called The Life and Timesof Benjamin Franklin Young, 1861 – 1944 by coauthors John David Young and Teresa Whitehawk. John will do a short reading from the book and Teresa will give an update about the Water Protectors from her recent visit to Standing Rock, No. Dakota, with an open discussion after the presentations. Refreshments will be served. A portion of all sales will go to WCA.
Friday, September 27th, 7:00 p.m.
Fourth Friday Flicks presents: Bob Dylan in D. A. Pennebaker’s film, “Don’t Look Back” In 1965, shortly before his controversial sound-switch from folk to electric guitar, Pennebaker documented Dylan’s British concert tour. The result is one of the most acclaimed music films of all time. Shot with a handheld camera in black-and-white, the film follows Dylan from limo to hotel room as he relaxes with friends like Donovan & Joan Baez, antagonizes the press, and deals with managers. Includes Dylan w/ beat poet Alan Ginzberg in the first ever music video: “I Ain’t Gonna Work on Maggie’s Farm No More” $2-5 sliding. Refreshments available.
Saturday, Sept 28th, 7:30 p.m.,
Handshakers: a five-piece band playing a mixture of Americana, Southern soul and alt country. Originals, with cool cover songs played by pedal steel, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass and drums. The heart of this Americana/alt-country music band beats are two gifted Georgia-born songwriters: Mike Bynum/ rhythm guitar & Michael Walker/ electric guitar. w/ Aleister Paige’s atmospheric pedal steel guitar & the steady subtle grooves of electric bassist Gary Davidson and drummer Paul DeMark, $5-10 sliding. Refreshments available.
Sunday, September 29th, 10:15 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.
Meditation Workshop with David Sandercott: ‘Learn To Let Go’ ~ Enjoy a powerful heart opening meditation and learn the process of letting go. There will be individual and group healing. David is really looking forward to sharing this new workshop with you. $25 advance/ $30 door. More info 310-663-9879 www.davidsandercott.com
Cooking with CBD: Learn to work with raw plant material to create a diet rich in healing potential. Samples provided. $5-20 sliding. Call 677-9493 leave a message, we will confirm.
July 2019 Calendar of Events
WCA Members: Please look for renewal cards in the mail this month, or feel free to use the PayPal option at our website. Your membership is vital to this unique little arts organization! Thank-you! The Annual Membership Show is looking good- come check it out!
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Opening Reception for “Figures and Flowers” Newspaper Nudes and other works by Deborah Kalish with drawings and ceramics by Lotus Monahan. This exhibition is partially funded by the Humboldt Arts Council/Faben Artist Fund. Meet the artists!
Friday, July 12th
Summer Open-Mic: Hosted by Writer in Residence Bryan Radzin. Come share music, poetry and spoken word in a welcoming environment. Enjoy our creative community! $2-5 suggested. For info call 707-616-8649 or email@example.com
Sunday, July 14th 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Sound Healing Meditation: Relax into the healing sounds of drums, rattles, flutes, and sacred songs. Alyssa will guide you in an hour and a half journey into deep healing and meditation using the shamanic tools of sound and vibration. For info call 862-432-3859 or visit www.sacredcedarleather.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org $10-20 sliding scale, no one turned away.
Friday, July 19th
Third Friday Jazz: RLA w/ saxophonist Matt Wardynski, who is part of a group of young prodigies headed by local great, Gregg Moore. Matt has been playing clarinet since the age of ten when he started in the music program at Freshwater School. While growing up he was influenced by jazz clarinetists Benny Goodman and Anat Cohen, and klezmer clarinetists Naftule Brandwein & Giora Feidman. He has played in the HSU Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combos, Calypso Band, Klez Encounters and Greg Moore’s Bandemonium. $10.00 – $20.00 sliding scale. Refreshments available.
Sunday, July 21st
Gaia’s Love: A nature-based spirituality group exploring the healing virtues of natureLed by Roy King, 10am. for info call 834-3008 email@example.com
Friday, July 26th
Fourth Friday Flicks presents “All the President’s Men”. Does this sound familiar? Intrepid reporters from the Washington Post “follow the money” and chase down clues leading to the impeachment of a president. All true. Not “fake news”. Sorry 1976, not 2019. Features: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Martin Balsam and Hal Holbrook as “Deep Throat”. Four 1977 Oscars. $5 suggested donation.
Friday, July 28th
Annual Treasures and Trinkets Flea Market! Annual Treasures and Trinkets Flea Market! A fun time to shop for just the thing: Plants, gardening items, tools, jewelry, clothing, household, furniture, & more! Spaces/tables are available for sellers. Donations desired, of gently used, whimsical, artsy, useful, and other saleable items! Call 834-2479 for more information, or to donate or reserve a space. thanks!