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  > VOLUME 22
  > ISSUE 1                     WINTER                           DECEMBER-MARCH
                                 2011                                           WWW.SEBARTS.ORG
 > President’s message
 > News & Thanks
 > Visual Arts
                                                      SCA’s new website
                                                        The Center has a new website with a clean, sophisticated look. Zoom
 > Class Schedule                  4-5                through pages of classes, events, concerts, films, exhibitions – and a
 > Performing Arts                   6                calendar of events. Board Members Janet Moore and Alex Douglas
 > Calls for Entry                 6-7                developed the specifications, and chose Debbie Gray (deborahgrayde-
 > Event calendar                    8       to create the site, incorporating a new text logo by Marcus
                                                      Badgley ( The site is a strong cornerstone to am-
                                                      plify publicity for our activities and events. A technology grant from

    DATES                                             the City helped to fund the site, and now the world is only one click
                                                      away from everything new and exciting at the Center for the Arts.

      • DEC. 16
 SCA members meeting
                                                                               MARCH 18-20, 2011
                                                                                                                                                             Looking for
     • DEC. 10-31
    Annual Members
                                                                                                                                                             unique gifts?
      Show & Sale                                                                                                                                            Visit “The Store”
    • JAN. 6 – FEB. 5
  Lady Luck Exhibition                                                                                                                                       at the Art Center
   • MARCH 18 – 20                                                                                                                                            Chocked full of fine craft made by
      Sebastopol                                                                                                                                            SCA members, The Store offers
                                                                                                                                                            jewelry; pottery plates, bowls &
 Documentary Film Fest                                                                                                                                      rattles; originals & prints, framed
                                                                                                                                                            or not; hand wrought bells; candle-
                                                                                                                                                            holders; t-shirts, pillows, soaps &
                                                                                                                                                            salves and lots of artist cards.

    PERMIT NO. 114

                                                                                                                                                              Find wonderful work at friendly

                                                                                                                                                            prices by Jane Garibaldi, Maggie

                                                                                                                                                            Bolt, Lynn Wood, Carolyn Batche-
                                                                                                                                                            lor, Dennis Bolt, Rick Butler, Paula
                                                                                                                                                            Bailey Brent, Lisa Jean DeSoto,
                                                                                                                                                            Nina Antze, Diana Lee, Sandra
                                                                                                                                                            Maresca, Nancy Winn, Tera Craw-
                                                                                                                                                                              ford, Susanna Ka-
                                                                                                                                                                              plan, Joann Cas-
                                                                                                                                                                              sady, Kathy Jo-
                                                                                                                                                                              seph, Margaret
                                                                                                                                                                              Frison, Elizabeth
                                                                                                                                                                              Peyton, Rakshika
                                                                                                                                                                              Thakor, Astrid
                                                                                                                                                                              Shishkin Hill &
                                                                                                                                                                              Deni Maronne.
                                                                                                                                                            Purchases from The Store benefit
                                                                                                                                                            the Center and our artists. Inter-
                                                                                                                                                            ested in having your work in The
                                                                                                                                                            Store? Email Jean McGlothlin at
                                                                                                                                                   to start the pro-

                                                          Film Fest sneak peak

                                                                                                                                                            Holiday Ceramics Sale
                                                                                                                                                            Dec. 4 & 11, 10am – 4pm
                                                             Mark your calendars! Save the dates! The Sebastopol Documentary Film                            SCA students and instructors
                                                           Festival (SDFF) returns March 18-20, 2011. With more submissions than                            host a holiday sale featuring both
                                                           ever before, the program will be an amazing showcase of short and feature                        functional and artistic pieces at
                                                           length documentaries from around the world. Get ready for the best Docu-                         great prices.
                                                           mentary Film Festival yet.

                                                           The Films (a taste)
                                                             Here is a taste of a few of the films to be featured at this year. The full pro-
                                                           gram will be released in February.
                                                                                                                                                            SAVE THE DATE

                                                             STEAM OF LIFE: It’s neither a therapist’s office nor a lover’s bed where
Sebastopol, CA 95472
phone (707) 829-4797

                                                                                                                                                            Sunday, May 22, 2011
  fax (707) 829-0369
  6780 Depot Street

                                                           Finnish men’s deepest feelings about life, love and family are brought to the


                                                           surface—it’s the sauna. Become a fly on the wall as these men bare their
                                                           souls and their bodies, talking to other men in the sanctuary of the country’s                   Gardens with
                                                           ubiquitous saunas. Beautifully made and intensely personal, these stories
                                                           ring a profoundly universal tone. Nominated by The International Docu-                           Sculpture 2
                                                           mentary Association for Best Documentary of 2010.                                                   Don’t miss the chance to tour
                                                                                                                                                            seven private gardens, and see a
                                                                                                                                                            wide range of sculpture integrated
                                                                        More Film Fest previews on Page 7                                                   into a living palette.

 Discover art. Discover the artists.
 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE                                                                     NEWS                                          “WISH LIST” FOR SCA

                                                                                                                                       ❒ New Microwave
            hanks to everyone who came to our Auction                                                                                  ❒ Sponsors for exhibition awards
            and made it a fun evening and a financial suc-
            cess. We appreciate your support. In Decem-
            ber, our Members Show and The Store in the                                 Art at the Source
            gallery, are great places to do some holiday
                                                                                       upcoming events                                        Sales & Marketing Workshop:
shopping to support local artists, and the Center.                                                                                            Saturday, Feb. 26, 10am – 4pm
  Soon, you’ll be receiving our year end request for tax de-
ductible donations. SCA has been presented with an ex-                                 General Meeting:                                        An esteemed panel will give tips for
traordinary opportunity to raise much-needed funds. Dan                                Wednesday, Jan. 19, 7pm                                maximizing your AATS experience.
Smith & Joan Marler of the French Garden Restaurant                                                                                           Learn from open studio artists who have
                                                                                        For all 2011 AATS artists to meet the
will match all gifts and pledges, dollar for dollar, up to                                                                                    earned thousands selling their work.
                                                                  ROBERT BRENT         Steering Committee, committee chairs
$20,000, received or promised by December 31, 2010.                                                                                           Questions? Email: croneclown@comcast.
                                                                                       and network with the other artists.
Your gift or pledge, of any amount, will count towards our                                                                                    net.
goal. There are many causes that merit your support, but
we hope you keep SCA at the top of your gift list this year.
We really need your support to stave off another year of
economic recession, which affects us all.
                                                                                       A big thanks to...                                     Kelsey, Penny Knapp, Irv Lachman, Phil & Ann
                                                                                                                                              Leech, Lillian Lehman, Judith Lerner / DreamMaker,
                                                                                                                                              Joyce Libeu, Diane Luiz, Tom Shula, Karina Nishi
                                                                                                                                              Marcus, Sandra Maresca, Lin Max, Melissa McCa-
                                                                                       Cajun Festival 2010 Volunteers                         nn, Steve McLaughlin, Janet Moore, Peggy Morgan-
                                                                                         Jan Byram, John Carroll, Diane Ceccarelli, Bar-      Pond, Eleanor Murray, Marjorie Murray-Cortez,
                                                                                       bara Coen, Catherine Devriese, Rose Diamond, Alex      Sasha Pepper, Elizabeth Peyton, Aaron Poovey, Vir-

      THE ARTS
                                                                                       Douglas, Pat Kavanaugh, Pat & Paul Schoch.             ginia Prince, Asa Pritchet, Nancy Roberts, Larry
                                                                                                                                              Robinson, Sandra Rubin, Edward Ryden, Jean Sala-
                                                                                       Art Auction                                            tino & Steve Gandolfo, Carla Sarvis, Frank Schueler,
                                                                                          PLANNING COMMITTEE: Judy Cortez, Jean Mc-           Jan Schultz, Anita Selinger, Astrid Shishkin-Hill,
                                                                                       Glothlin, Christine Nelson, Janice Peters, Pat         Kate Silver, Linda Raye Sims, Amy Smith, Randy
                                                                                       Schueler, Chantal Vogel. Special mention: Dennis       Snyder, Tony Speirs, Susandra Spicer, Susan St.
                                                                                       Bolt, Janet Moore.                                     Thomas, Joy Stocksdale, Susan Stover, Maria-Es-
                                                                                          AND: Karl Andersen, Pat Bocca, Robert Brent,        ther Sund, Tom Swearingen, Rakshika Thakor,
                                                                                                                                              Amanda Ward, Nancy Wheeler, Nancy Winn.

                                                                                       John Carroll, Diane Ceccarelli, Barbara Coen, Judy
                                                                                       Cortez, Jim Curtis, Catherine Devriese, Alex Doug-
                                                                                       las, Arnie Feldsher, Jane Garibaldi, Sarah Hylton,     A very big thank you to the
                                                                                       Pat Innes, Pat Kavenaugh, Luci King-Edwards,           donors to our 20 x 20 Campaign
                                                                                       Howard Levy, Lupi Luperini, Tom MacKinney, Lin            Sabina Fried & Margaret Conner, Patricia & Frank
                                                                                       Max, Frank Mayhew, Sandy Mays, Janet Moore,            Schueler, Jean & Michael McGlothlin, Janice Peters,
      Is your portfolio designed to do the same?                                       Peggy Morgan-Pond, Chris Nelson, Satri Pencak,
                                                                                       Jason Perdue, Janice Peters, Darrell Ramondo, Te-
                                                                                                                                              Linda Galletta & Steve Wheeler, Warren & Maile Ar-
                                                                                                                                              nold, Chantal Vogel & Darrell Luperini, Beva Farmer,
                                                                                       resa Ramondo, Pat Schueler, Jennifer Serratore,        Dennis & Jovonne Bolt, Dan & Carol Baker, Mel Cor-
                                                                                       Shannon Stevens, Debbie VanDyke, Chantal Vogel,
      At Edward Jones, we spend time getting to know your                              Steve Wheeler, Allan Wilburn, Wayne Wieseler and
                                                                                                                                                 For those who would like to join the “20 x 20”
      goals so we can help you reach them. To learn why                                Bill Yoes.                                             pledge campaign and contribute $20 per month for
                                                                                          DONATING ARTISTS: Jennifer Anderson, Nina           20 months, please contact Linda Galletta at
      it makes sense to talk with Edward Jones about your                              Antze, Gerald Arrington, Sally Baker, Maggie Bal-
                                                                                       lard, Tom Berto, Beverly Bird, Patricia Bird, Dennis
      savings and investing strategies, schedule a no-cost,                            Bolt, Margaret Bolt, Branden Bowman, Paula Bailey      And for other recent support:
      no-obligation portfolio review.                                                  Brent, Joann Cassady, John Chambers, Lorraine
                                                                                                                                                 IBM Corporation, City of Sebastopol, Jean & Mi-
                                                                                       Chapman, Janet Charnofsky, Scott Clark, Judy Cor-
                                                                                       tez, Cheryl Costantini & Mikio Matsumoto, , James      chael McGlothlin, Stone Sculptors Supplies, Kevin
                                                                                       Curtis, Deborah Cushman, Rene Dayan-Whitehead,         Russell, Kathleen Brennan & Tom Waits, Sebastopol
      Call or visit your local financial advisor today.                                Lisa Jean De Soto, Carol Decker, Marylu Downing,       Kiwanis Club, Cary Fargo, Lucy Lewand, Maggie
                                                                                       Suzanne Edminster, Sandy Frank, Jane Gardner,          Bolt, Lin Max, Chantal Vogel, Janice Peters, Maria
                                                                                       Jane Garibaldi, Hetty Herman-Minsk, Jeremy Joan        Freebairn-Smith, Lanette Hunter, Kate Luna, Tom &
     Tim R Moore                          Cara C Widmer C Widmer
                                                    Cara                               Hewes, Carolyn Horan, Ann & Bill Howson, Kathy Jo-     Sally Lambert, Jacob Bayless, Nancy Cadigan & Jim
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                                                                                                    Visit the SCA Visual Arts blog
  VISUAL ARTS                                                                                      for current posts of the gallery info and other noteworthy items!

                                   CURRENT EXHIBIT
Dec. 10-31: Annual SCA                                 able for purchase for holiday gift giving or
                                                       your own enjoyment. This is a great oppor-
Members Show and Sale                                  tunity to invest in a work of art, or buy a
  A nonjuried exhibition of work by current            unique, one-of-a-kind gift for someone spe-
SCA members. The exhibition features a                 cial.
variety of media, styles, and points of view,            The show opens with a reception on Fri-
representing a cross-section of SCA’s ar-              day, December 10, 6 to 7:30 pm. and runs                                                                              The 2009 Members
tistic community. Most pieces are avail-               through December 31, 2010.                                                                                            Show and Sale.

                                                                              UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
    Jan. 6 – Feb. 5, 2011
    Main Gallery: Lady Luck
      An exhibition featuring artworks in a
    variety of media selected by Lady Luck.
    Take your chances to win a space in the
    SCA Gallery for a group exhibition. Fifty
    lucky winners will be selected by ran-
    dom drawing. The work will be profes-
    sionally hung and displayed for a 4-week
    exhibition, January 6 through February
    5, 2011. Additionally, five “Luckiest of
    the Lucky” winners will be drawn by
    Lady Luck herself during the reception
    to win prizes. Juror, Lady Luck, curator
    of Fateful and Auspicious Arts at the
    Museum of Fortune and Hazard in San
    Francisco, is a specialist in the casting of
    lots and nineteenth-century amulets
    and talismans. She has authored many
    books and exhibition catalogs on wheels                                                                  All in the Famly:
    of fortune, flukes, and windfalls. She
    holds an MFA in Hap and Hazardry and
                                                        Feb.10-March 19
                                                                                                             Above, ‘Metal on
    a PhD in Aleatory Science, both from the            Main Gallery:                                        Metal’ photograph
    renowned London School of Propitious                Art of the Line                                      by Dennis Bolt.
    Arts. Currently, she is writing a graphic
                                                         A juried exhibition of work in a variety
    biography of Fortuna, goddess of                                                                         Right, Clay
                                                        of media in which the line is a key ele-
    Chance.                                                                                                  monoprint on
                                                                           ment in portraying                fabric by
      Thanks to coordina-
                                                                            the artist’s concept             Margaret Bolt.
    tors, Julian Blair, Re-
                                                                            and intent. Forms,
    beca Trevino, Tom
                                                                            shapes, color, and               Below,
    Swearingen, and their
                                                                             texture may also be             Pine-needle
    team of volunteers for
                                                                             present but the line            basket
    creating a fun and
                                                                              is essential. Juror,           by Geofrey Bolt.
    unique exhibition.
                                                                              Elizabeth Sher, is a
      Deadline to enter is
                                                                              professor of art at
    Monday, December 20.
                                                                               the California Col-
    Please see page 7 for
                                                                               lege of the Arts.
    submission informa-
                                                                                  Deadline to enter
                                                                                is Monday, Janu-
                                                                                ary 24. Please see
    Gallery II: How to                                                           page 7 for submis-
    Destroy Angels                                                               sion information.
    new paintings by
    Kevin Soriano
      Soriano’s expressionistic ‘Untitled               Gallery II: All in the Family
    figurative paintings are [Decay] 8’                  An exhibition of work by three mem-
    charged with energy, emo- by Kevin                  bers of the talented Bolt family, Marga-
    tion and movement. Despite Soriano.                 ret, Geoffrey and their son Dennis. The
    the use of limited hues and                         range of media will include photography,
    vigorous, expressive brush strokes the              monoprints, clay, collage, woodworking
    inner beauty of each figure shines                  and basketry.
    through.                                             Opening reception for both exhibitions
      Opening reception for both exhibitions            will be Thursday, Feb. 10, 6-7:30 p.m.
    will be on Thursday, Jan. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.

                                                                                         PAST SHOWS
                                                                                                                                 Main Gallery: Innovations in Fiberart V
                                                                                                                                   Juried by Melissa Leventon, featured fiber artworks
                                                                                                                                 from around the country. The work represented thought-
                                                                                                                                 provoking, unconventional and innovative concepts, or
                                                                                                                                 techniques expressed in a range of materials. We want to
                                                                                                                                 thank coordinators, Bill Yoes, Joy Stocksdale, Lin Max,
                                                                                                                                 and their team of volunteers for creating an excellent exhi-
                                                                                                                                   SCA gratefully acknowledges generous support for this
                                                                                                                                 exhibition from Rupert, Gibbon & Spider, Inc.

                                                                                                                                 Gallery II: Drawing Nature
                                                                                                                                  Colored pencil drawings created by participants in the
Fiberart V: Above, Best of Show winner Virginia Har-                                                                             Drawing Nature class held at the Art Center. The work ex-
rison and her piece ‘Romantic Storms’ with Satri                                                                                 plores a variety of techniques with a focus on artistic repre-
Pencak, Bil Yoes and Joy Stocksdale.                                                                                             sentation and botanical accuracy, working directly with
                                                                                                                                 the plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables of the seasons.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •                                                                        WINTER 2011• 3
CLASSschedule                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WINTER

    MOVEMENT/                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LITERARY ARTS
     THEATER                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sonoma County Book
Tian Gong Qi Gong                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Arts Guild
 Ongoing practices for strengthening                                                                                                                                                                                                    If you make books, alter books, want to
 the physical, energy and soul bodies.                                                                                                                                                                                                  learn to make books please join us. The
 Beginners and advanced practitioners                                                                                                                                                                                                   intent is to create a group to share
 come together and learn an advanced                                                                                                                                                                                                    work, teach techniques, take field
 system of healing. All ages. Bring a                                                                                                                                                                                                   trips, invite guest artists to teach and
 pad, blanket and a smile.                                                                                                                                                                                                              have a show.
Music/Movement Room                                                                                                                                                                                                                   15-Adult
Tues, 7-8:30pm,                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Painting/Drawing Studio
$5 donation                                                                                                                                                                                                                           First Saturday of each month, 10am-
Contact Kieryn, 321-0411, zen-                                                                                                                                                                                                        12pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fee: $3-$5 donation
Body Tales Group                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact Dena Bliss 829-1732
  This creative and healing practice inte-
  grates movement, voice and personal                                                                                                                                                                                                 Healing Through
  storytelling. Encouraging presence,
  empathy and emotional integrity, we
  practice respectful witnessing, and                                                                                                                                                                                                 Telling Your Story After a Life-
  explore valuable embodied stories.                                                                                                                                                                                                  changing Event
Music/Movement Studio                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Instructor: Clara Rosemarda
1st & 3rd, Mon. 6:30-9:30pm                                                                                                                                                                                                             The writing process helps us break
10 men & women max, by applica-                                                                                                                                                                                                         through impacted, stuck terrain; it
tion, 5 month commitment                                                                                                                                                                                                                opens pathways to our own light. We
Sliding Scale $60-$100 per month                                                                                                                                                                                                        will write our stories, no matter how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        complicated, using meditation, visual-
Lysa Castro: 823-2652, lysa@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ization, and writing practice to take us                                   Body Tales Group class                                                                                                                                                                  to a clearer place, a place of healing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This workshop is open to all who want
Authentic Movement                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to heal wounds or deal with new suc-
for Women                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cesses while practicing the art of cre-
                                             June 9                                       Mon, 9:30am-12:30pm                               beginning and seasoned potters trying      ber +$30 material fee                            ative writing.
  A simple and profound inner-directed
                                             14 men & women max, w/ reserva-              Tues, 6-8:30pm (if no one shows up                to bring it to the next level.                                                            Questions? Clara at 707-579-2081
  practice. Explore and expand your in-
  nate capacity to move and be moved,        tions or drop-in                             by 7 pm we go home)                             12-Adult                                     Spring in to Pottery                           or
  see and be seen, and articulate and        Sliding Scale $25 - $40                      Wed, 12-3pm                                     Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio                                                                  4 Mondays, Jan17–Feb 7, 10am to
                                                                                                                                                                                       12 - Adult
  integrate your experiences.                Lysa Castro: 823-2652, lysa@                 Sat, 9:30am-12:30pm                             6 Thurs, Jan 20-Feb 24 6-8:30pm                                                             Noon
                                                                                                                                                                                       Instructor: Randy Snyder
Music/Movement Studio                                              $60 for 6-session card                          Fee $125 Non member / $120 Mem-                                                             Fee: $100 Non member / $90 Mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                         Come play with clay. This class will         ber
2nd & 4th Mon, 6:30-9pm                                                                   $90 for 10-session card                         ber + $30.00 material fee
                                                                                                                                                                                         focus on the potters wheel learning to
8 women max, by application, 3                                                            $12 per session / $6 concurrently                                                              wedge, center, and pull the clay to cre-
month commitment                                                                          enrolled in SCA class.                          Potter’s Wheel                                 ate bowls, cups, and vases. Other
Sliding Scale $60-$100 per month                                                          $30 for 1 bag of clay, glaze, firing as         12 - Adult                                     techniques like pinch, slab, and coil
Lysa Castro: 823-2652, lysa@                 Open “Drop In”                               needed.                                         Instructor: Randy Snyder                       will also be covered. We will glaze and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A GIFT                                                                                                                               We will use the potter’s wheel and           high fire our finished projects. Great for
                                              Non-instructed studio time for open-
                                                                                          Pottery Class                                     learn to center and raise the clay, then     beginning and seasoned potters trying
Monthly Body Tales &                                                                      for the New Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      OF ART
                                                                                                                                            shape to make plates, cups, jars, and        to bring it to the next level.
                                              minded potters with some experience.
                                                                                                                                            other functional pieces that we will       Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio
Authentic Movement                            One of the few public facilities in Sono-   Instructor: Randy Snyder                          glaze and fire for you to cherish at       6 Thurs, April 21-May 26 6-8:30pm
                                              ma County open to the public for ce-
Workshops                                     ramic hand-building, sculptural and
                                                                                            Come play with clay. This class will            home. This class is perfect for begin-     Fee $125 Non member / $120 Mem-
                                                                                            focus on the potter’s wheel learning to         ners and beyond.                           ber +$30 material fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Store
 Come, try out these expressive and           wheel-work. Studio features 8 potter’s        wedge, center, and pull the clay to cre-
 respectful somatic practices.                wheels, slab roller, extruder, glaze and                                                    Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio
                                                                                            ate bowls, cups, and vases. Other
Music/Movement Studio                         electric kilns. Fire cone 5. No produc-                                                     6 Thurs, Mar 3-April 14 6-8:30pm
                                                                                            techniques like pinch, slab, and coil
                                                                                                                                          (no class March 24)
2nd Thurs, 7- 9:30pm: Dec 9, Jan 13,
Feb 10, Mar 10, April 14, May 12,
                                              tion potters. For ages 14-adult.
                                             Ceramics Studio
                                                                                            will also be covered. We will glaze and
                                                                                            high fire our finished projects. Great for
                                                                                                                                          Fee $125 Non member / $120 Mem-                                                               SCA Gallery

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                                               Fee: $12 per session or $40 for               Techniques of Studio                           Jan 12 - Feb 2 or Feb 16 – Mar 9                Painting/Drawing Studio                        Weaving for Winter
                                               4-prepaid sessions                                                                           9:30am – 12:30pm                                Saturday & Sunday, January 22 & 23
                                                                                             Oil Painting Level II                                                                                                                         Instructor: Marta Shannon
                                               Photography and/or sketching ONLY                                                            $130 non-members/$125 members                   10am-3pm
                                               on occasional Friday or Saturday                                                             Contact Ditte Jensen 707-385-1701               Fee: $225 Non members / $220                     New weavers will learn to measure a
                                                                                             Instructor: Ditte Jensen
                                               evenings                                                                                                                                                                                      warp, dress the loom, and weave a
  PRINTMAKING                                  Contact Jim at 332-7877 or e-mail:
                                                                                               Suitable for painters who have worked
                                                                                               enough to be able to paint what moves/
                                                                                                                                            or                        Members - includes materials.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sampler. Experienced weavers will
                                                                      inspires them, but long to fine-tune         Painters Studio                                 Workshop #2:                                     weave a project using winter yarns.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Think ponchos, ruanas, throws,
Drawing Nature                                 Drawing & Painting
                                                                                               their materials use and deepen in their
                                                                                                                                            Instructor: Janet Moore                         Intermediate Color,                              scarves, shawls etc.. Project costs will
                                                                                               work. Essential knowledge on paints,
Instructor: Nina Antze
                                               with Stanley Mouse &                            pigments and grounds will be shared;
                                                                                                                                              This popular, open painting session is        Design and                                       vary. 4 & 8 shaft looms available.
  Learn the basics of using colored pen-                                                                                                      for experienced painters, working in                                                         8 Thursdays, 9:30am – 12:30pm
  cil drawing including blending, bur-         Rob Perkins
                                                                                               solvent free methods will be explained
                                                                                                                                              any media, who want dedicated studio          Composition                                    January 20 – March 10
                                                                                               and used. Glazing, grisailles and using
  nishing and impressed line while in-                                                                                                        time in a friendly, productive environ-        Color theory, mixing color from a limit-      $185 Non member / $180 Members
                                               Drawing/Painting Studio                         flake white will be explored. Working
  corporating the techniques of botani-                                                                                                       ment, working alongside other paint-           ed palette, design and composition for
                                               First & third Thursday each month               from still life, a deeper seeing into the
  cal. We work will stem from a variety of                                                                                                    ers. Easels and tables are provided.           landscape and still-life, intermediate
                                               7-10pm on going                                 ‘true subject’ will be encouraged. Sug-
  seasonal natural objects. All levels                                                                                                        There is no formal instruction, but            techniques for brush and knife paint-
  welcome.                                     Drop-in $18.00
                                               Contact: Rob Perkins 415-892-3799
                                                                                               gested materials list after registration.
                                                                                               Includes hand-outs.
                                                                                                                                              Janet will introduce one new concept
                                                                                                                                              with each session, provide still life set-
                                                                                                                                                                                             ing are taught through hands-on exer-
                                                                                                                                                                                             cises. Also included is an introduction
                                               Untamed Abstracts:
                                                                                             Feb 12 & 13 or Mar 26 & 27
                                                                                             9:30am - 4pm
                                                                                                                                              ups for those interested and offer a
                                                                                                                                              voluntary critique at each session.
                                                                                                                                                                                             to the “functional critique”. Appropri-
                                                                                                                                                                                             ate for painters at all levels.
4 Tues: 9am-Noon                                                                             $190 non-members/$185 members
January 4-25                                   Abstracting Birds,                            Contact Ditte Jensen 707-385-1701
                                                                                                                                            Painting/Drawing Studio                         Painting/Drawing Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Women’s Zen
February 1-22                                                                                                                               Wednesdays 1-4pm - begins Janu-                 Saturday & Sunday, February 5 & 6
March 1-22
                                               Beasts, and Flowers                           or                       ary 19, 2011                                    10am - 3pm                                     Meditation
                                               Instructor: Suzanne Edminster                                                                Fee: $125 Non member / $120 Mem-                Fee: $205 Non member /
Fee: $89 Non member / $84 Member
                                                 Bold, sophisticated contemporary
                                                                                             Watercolor I: Left                             ber prepaid or $25 per session                  $200 Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music/Movement Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tues, 5-6:30pm,
Drawing Nature                                   techniques for acrylic mixed media          brain—Right brain                                                                                                                             suggested donation $10
                                                 series. Experienced teacher and inno-       Instructor: Ditte Jensen
                                                                                                                                            Weekend Painting                                Workshop #3:                                   Contact Chris Fortin, 527-8106,
Saturdays for                                    vative art journal free your style. Mate-     Watercolor is for the courageous.            Workshops                                       Exploring a                          
Beginners                                        rials list at         Building a solid foundation of knowing       Instructor: Janet Moore                         Minimalist Approach                            Collage Assemblage!
                                               All levels.                                     the pigments’ qualities, set-up of our
Instructor: Nina Antze
  Learn the basics of colored pencil and
                                               Sun. April 3, 10-4PM                            palette and developing our planned
                                                                                                                                              Intensive 2-day workshops designed
                                                                                                                                              to get students painting immediately.
                                                                                                                                                                                              This class suggests an approach to           with Embroidery
                                               $90 Non members / $85 Members                   stages can allow the innate fluid and                                                          developing a personal style in painting,       Sketch an idea, learn fun embroidery
  basic drawing skills while working on                                                                                                       Offered in a fun, non-judgmental at-
                                               Registration (707)829-4797.                     spontaneous quality of watercolor to                                                           specifically one that is slightly or fully     stitches, plan and create a 2D collage
  season subject matter like pears and                                                                                                        mosphere, students learn the funda-
                                                                                               take its rightful place. This is a struc-                                                      abstracted. Creating a simplified              masterpiece!
  leaves and berries. All levels welcome.                                                                                                     mentals of painting technique plus ex-
Adult                                          Techniques of Studio                            tured class, working from still life. Real     periment with new materials and ap-
                                                                                                                                                                                              image requires interpretation and            2 Thursdays, Dec 9-16; Jan 13-20;
                                                                                               beginners are also very welcome. Sug-                                                          translation; often this is more chal-        Feb 10-17 & Mar 10-17
Library                                        Oil Painting Level I                            gested materials list after registration.
                                                                                                                                              proaches including Janet’s unique               lenging then simply painting what you        5:30 - 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 22, 10-3pm                                                                                                                  limited, transparent palette. Work-             see. This session explores design,
                                               Instructor: Ditte Jensen                        Includes hand-outs.                                                                                                                         Painting/Drawing Studio
Saturday, February 5 10-3                                                                                                                     shops are designed for acrylic paints,          composition, color and imaging tech-
                                                 Learn fundamentals that Matisse and         Jan 13 - Feb 3 or Feb 17 – Mar 10                                                                                                             $50 per session; $30 drop in
Fee each class: $55 Non member /                                                                                                              but oil paints are acceptable with cer-         niques that will help inspire your per-
                                                 Cezanne knew, upon which you can            2-5pm                                                                                                                                         Register with Debbie Van Dyke deb-
$50 Member                                                                                                                                    tain provisional use of low toxicity and        sonal style. Appropriate for experi-
                                                 always rely. Color choices, set-up of       $130 non-members/$125 members                                                                                                        or 205-
                                                                                                                                              low VOC materials.                              enced painters at all levels.
                                                 the palette, and very important ele-        Contact Ditte Jensen 707-385-1701                                                                                                             9411.
Go Figure!                                       ments to painting in oils will be shown.                                                                                                   Painting/Drawing Studio
                                                 Solvent free methods will be explained
                                                                                             or                       Workshop #1: Getting                            Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13               Artful Meditation
Facilitator: James Curtis
 Non-instructed drop-in, open studio             and used. This is a structured class,
                                                                                             Watercolor II: Line                            Started: Methods and                            10am- 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             All-levels workshop for those who
                                                 working from still life. Lots of room for                                                                                                  Fee: $205 Non Member /
 figure study sessions. Draw, paint,
                                                 individual attention as well. Beginners     and Color                                      Materials                                       $200 Member                                      enjoy creativity and wellness. Easy
 and/or sculpt the human figure from a                                                                                                                                                                                                       yoga to relax the body; meditation to
                                                 are also very welcome. Suggested ma-                                                        Using acrylic paints and materials sup-        Contact janet@
 live model in an open, well-lit studio.                                                     Instructor: Ditte Jensen                                                                                                                        open the mind; and write to create!
                                                 terials list after registration. Includes                                                   plied by the instructor you will begin
 Bring your own materials. No turpenoid                                                        Being more confident painting with an                                                                                                         Bring yoga mat, blanket, journal.
                                                 hand-outs.                                                                                  painting immediately as you learn how
 or turpentine solvents! Tables, easels,                                                       intuitive approach using color, we learn                                                                                                    Thursdays, Jan 27; Feb 24; Apr 28
                                               Jan 29 & 30 or Mar 5 & 6                                                                      to prepare a palette, choose and use
 sink, lighting and set up for the model                                                       to fuse this with compositional or con-                                                                                                     6 – 8 p.m. Library
                                               9:30am - 4pm                                                                                  brushes, palette and painting knives,
 provided. Artists must be at least 18                                                         tour sketching in pencil to give the
                                               $190 non-members/$185 members                                                                 prepare your painting surface, begin a                                                        $25 per class
 years of age.                                                                                 painting more ‘backbone’. We will
                                               Contact Ditte Jensen 707-385-1701                                                             painting, mix pigments, develop form                                                          Register Debbie Van Dyke, debbie@
Painting/Drawing Studio                                                                        work from still life, and a deeper seeing
                                               or                                                                      and dimension using value, and the                                                   or 205-9411
Every Wed evening, Drop-in,                                                                    into the ‘true subject’ will be encour-
                                                                                                                                             use of techniques such as glazing.
7-10pm, multiple short poses 1st                                                               aged. This is a structured class. Sug-
                                                                                                                                             Appropriate for inexperienced and be-
hour, then 20 minute                                                                           gested materials list after registration.
                                                                                                                                             ginning painters.
                                                                                               Includes hand-outs.

YOUTHclassesMUSIC &                                        Group Piano Classes
                                                           for Youth
           MOVEMENT                                        7-9 yrs                                              Home School Multi-Media
                                                             Group lessons include piano training, singing,
Dance for 3 & 4 Year Olds                                    and theory games.                                  Arts Program
                                                           Library                                              Instructor: Meryl Juniper
Instructor: Clare Najarian
                                                           Mon-Thurs 3:30-4:30pm and 4:30-5:30pm                  Investigate a variety of multi-media arts,
  Creative dance encourages children to explore
                                                           ongoing through June 2011.                             through, curriculum and interest based proj-
  rhythm, space, and improvisation with an em-
                                                           $80 per month, one hour lesson per week.               ects, in an open studio environment. Be free to
  phasis on self-expression and creativity. Ap-
                                                           First trial lesson is free.                            get messy in a well-equipped large arts studio,
  propriate dance technique and body skills to
  promote flexibility and strength and offer a joyful      Contact Katie Ketchum, MA, 707 874-3571                under Meryl’s compassionately orchestrated,            Let Your Eyes                                             (10% off for second family member)
                                                                                                                  thirty years of deep experience as an artist and
  and fun approach to the world of dance.
                                                           Music for Young Children                               arts educator. Parents are encouraged to par-          Do The Drawing!                                           2011 Classes start dates
Music/Movement Studio                                                                                             ticipate in this class as students                     Instructor: Barbie Watts                                  (start anytime classes will be prorated)
6 Mondays: 10-10:50am for 3 year olds (with                Ages 4 and 5 with parents                            Ceramics Studio
parents)                                                                                                                                                                 Ceramics Studio and walk-ins welcome                      Session1: February 2;
                                                             A Canadian method for training children in         Thursdays 10am - 12pm
11:10am -12:00pm for 3 & 4 yr olds (drop-                                                                                                                                  Children will experience drawing life as well as        Session 2: March 2
                                                             piano, singing, musicianship, movement and
off)                                                                                                            For ages 5 - adult                                         creating their favorite ideas, designs or doodles.      Session 3: March 30;
Session 3 Jan 10-Feb 14, 2011                                                                                   Fee: $20.00 per class                                      Learn different skills, techniques and tricks, like     Session 4: April 27
                                                           Library                                                                                                         3D. Experiment with different mediums. Bring
Session 4 Feb 28- April 4, 2011                                                                                 Ten Class Card $18.00 per card                                                                                     Session 5 : May 25;
                                                           Classes forming, call for details                                                                               favorite ideas, subject or pictures. Sessions are
Session 5 April 11 - May 23, 2011 (no class                                                                     10% discount for additional family members                                                                         Session 6: June 27
                                                           $60 per month, 45 minutes per week, year                                                                        ongoing, progressive.
4/25)                                                      commitment.                                          Materials fee varies and is affected by the                                                                        Try A Class - Drop-in:
                                                                                                                projects.                                                Ages 6-16                                                 $20 anytime during session.
Fee: $75                                                   Contact Katie Ketchum, MA, MYC, 707 874-
                                                                                                                To register contact Meryl at 823-5843 or                 Ceramics Studio                                           Contact Barbie
                                                                                                                                         Wednesdays, 3:30–5pm
                                                                                                                                                                         $70 per session / 4 classes

  16377 Main Street Suite B
  Guerneville, CA 95446
  New Hours: Fri. - Sun. 11a.m. - 4 p.m.

   Artwork by Sculptor in Residence
   Karen Ryer. New exhibit by Rene
   Dayan-Whitehead including
   Firebird II. Featuring some of
   Sonoma County’s nest Art in

                                                        Firebird II

Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •                                                                                                                                                     WINTER 2011 • 5
Dec. 11-March 26: Concerts
for Kids,                                          A Month of Mozart                                                             Friday, Jan 21: Exploring Opera:
                                                                                                                                 Magnificent Mozart with James Sokol
Saturday Mornings, 10-                              Widely regarded as a musical genius, Mozart was success-
                                                                                                                                  Popular Bay Area opera instructor James Sokol will lead a
                                                   ful in writing various genres of music. Even in opera, he
11am                                               created magical scores for a wide variety of styles including                 delightful journey through the magical opera scores created
  Join Dennis Hysom & friends for                  comic opera, serious opera, song-play, and “jocular                           by Wolfgang Mozart. Wonderful for the opera new-comers
award-winning Wooleycat rhymes, fairy              drama.” Through film, discussion, video clips                                          and devotees, only an appreciation for beautiful
tales and fables. Children, parents and            and live performance learn how Mozart                                                         music is needed. Students describe James as
grandparents will have fun learning new            brought depth and richness to gor-                                                                having an extensive background in oper-
songs the whole family can enjoy! Den-             geous music. This month of stun-                                                                     atic music; and an ability to infuse his
nis invites audiences to sing and play             ning music, interesting insights                                                                        lectures with contagious passion.
along with his literature-inspired lyrics          and delightful stories is not to                                                                            James Sokol began his opera
and stage games. Learn more and listen             be missed!                                                                                                   career under Beverly Sills at
at Questions:                                                                                                                                  the New York City Opera.
                                                                                                                                                                   He has worked on projects Co-sponsored by the              Friday, Jan 7:                                                                                                    with the Cincinnati Opera
California Parenting Institute                                        “In Search of                                                                                                      and the Opera Company
                                                                                                                                                                       of Philadelphia. Local-
  Dates: December 11, 2010, January                Mozart”                                                                                                              ly, James has worked
15, February 19, March 26, 2011
                                                     Join us for a cele-                                                                                                 for the San Francisco
  Admission: $5 per person / $4 SCA
                                                   bration of Mozart’s                                                                                                    Opera and is a former
                                                   255th birthday.                                                                                                        executive director of
                                                   Meet in the gallery,                                                                                                    Pocket Opera. He
Sing Along Messiah - Annu-                         have dessert, and                                                                                                       teaches opera appre-
al Holiday Family Event                            something hot or                                                                                                        ciation classes for
                                                   cold to drink and                                                                                                       the San Francisco
  Belt out the Hallelujah chorus and join
                                                   then to the Music/                                                                                                      Opera, Santa Rosa
in with exhilaration as SCA & the Sebas-
                                                   Film Studio to see                                                                                                      Junior College, OLLI
topol Methodist Church present the 17th
                                                   the full length                                                                                                        programs of Sonoma
annual Sing-Along Messiah, Saturday,
                                                   movie, “In Search of                                                                                                   State University and
December 11, at 3 pm at the Methodist
                                                   Mozart.” Help us                                                                                                      Dominican Universi-
Church, 500 North Main Street. No pre-
                                                   make a toast to one of                                                                                               ty, College of Marin,
vious experience or vocal ability is neces-
                                                   the Western world’s                                                                                                 and others. He leads
                                                   outstanding composer.                                                                                              opera and cultural trips
  Directed by John Maas and this annual
                                                     “The most significant                                                                                          to exciting destinations
holiday event features instrumentalists
                                                   film about Mozart to be                                                                                         including New York City,
Muftiah Martin, Felicia McFall, Tom
                                                   produced in several de-                                                                                       Santa Fe, Chicago and
Fattaruso, Rita Fattaruso, and Todd
                                                   cades” reads one of the re-                                                                                 Paris.
Higgins; and soloists Kim Anderman,
                                                   views of the DVD. World lead-                                                                               Friday, January 21, 2011,
Janette Gilbertson, Andy DelMonte and
                                                   ing orchestras and musicians                                                                            7:30 pm, $20.
Anthony Martin to bolster timid voices.
                                                   perform and speak about Mozart.
Admission is $6 per person or $15 for a
                                                   The story follows all of Mozart’s life,
family up to four. A limited number of
                                                   including the journeys he made to listen to
scores are available for loan. Join the
                                                   and absorb the techniques he later incorporated
                                                                                                                                           Friday Jan 28:
string quartet, soloists and chorus for a
festive time. An optional, free rehearsal
                                                   and made into music that is uniquely Mozart. Those who                            Mozart - vocal &
with Director Maas is on Sunday, De-
                                                   know nothing about Mozart will enjoy, and those who know
                                                   more will find much of interest.
                                                                                                                                 instrumental performances
cember 5th, 4 - 6 pm at the Center for the                                                                                         Our final concert in the series will present several vocalists
                                                     Friday, Jan. 7, 7pm reception/7:30pm movie
Arts.                                                                                                                            and a piano quartet. Music for the quartet was written when
                                                                                                                                 Mozart was 30. He really wanted to do another opera, but
Friday, Feb 18: Piano Duets                        Friday, Jan 14: Instrumental Mozart                                           there was no commission, so instead he wrote wonderful
                                                    Enjoy an evening with a wind trio, piano sonata, and vocal                   symphonies and ensemble pieces such as for the quartet.
and a Piano Trio                                   music. The variety will be exciting and the music beautiful.                  Those skills stood him in good stead when he wrote The Mar-
  Judy Sabin & Angela Coons will per-              Visit for details of performers and musical                   riage of Figaro with its many duets & trios. Check SCA’s
form works by Liszt, Gershwin, Debussy,            selections.                                                                   website for details.
Cyril Scott and William Walton. The                 Friday, Jan 14, 7:30 pm, $15                                                   Friday, January 28, 2011, 7:30 pm, $20
Piano Trio - Larry Flor (piano), Marie
Vizcaino (oboe) & Steve Watrous (viola)
will perform Two Rhapsodies by Charles
Martin Loeffler for oboe, viola, and piano;
and a movement from the Oboe Sonata
                                                 part of the French-Celtic band Avocet,
                                                 while Francis and David have been part
                                                                                                       April 7: Lipbone Redding &                          Friday, May 27: Avocet
by Saint-Saens.                                  of the Resurrection Church Choir for                  the Lipbone Orchestra                                 Avocet brings you the traditional dance
  Friday, February 18, 7:30 pm.                  “heaven knows how long”. David has                                                                        and vocal music of Ireland, Scotland and
                                                                                                         Inventive singer/songwriter/ guitarist
Donation $10 - $15 to benefit SCA.               played flute and percussion for 15 years                                                                  central France. They play LOTS of in-
                                                                                                       / voice-instrumentalist and former sub-
                                                 and is a performing member of the Sono-                                                                   struments including hammer dulcimer,
                                                                                                       way musician, Lipbone Redding revs up
March 25: Down The                               ma County Taiko drumming group.                       the party and creates original songs that
                                                                                                                                                           a variety of accordions, hurdy gurdy,
                                                                                                                                                           Irish bouzouki, guitar and fiddle. Avocet
                                                   Branching out in another direction,
Back Lane                                        Francis, Jerry and David focus on sweet
                                                                                                       effervesce with New Orleans swing,
                                                                                                       Memphis grooves and New York City
                                                                                                                                                           features Jerry Fabiano, Roz Reynolds,
  Down The Back Lane, featuring Jerry            airs, reels and jigs, of Ireland and the                                                                  Mitch Gordon and Francis Small.
                                                                                                       style. Known for his ability to use his
Fabiano (guitar, octave mandolin, vo-            British Isles, specializing in evocative                                                                    Friday, May 27, 7:30pm, $12
                                                                                                       vocal to sound exactly like a trombone,
cals) Francis Small (fiddle, vocals), and        instrumental harmony arrangements.                    it’s hard to tell the difference -- unless
David Hidalgo(flute whistles, bodhran,             Friday, March 25, 7:30pm, $12.                      you witness the phenomenon live.
vocals), performs traditional Irish, Scot-                                                               Friday, April 7, 7:30pm,
tish and American tunes and songs.                                                                     $20 advance $25 door
  Francis and Jerry also collaborate as

          Design Build Enjoy                                                                            LITERARY ARTS
                                                                                                       What is a book? Where is its future?
                                                                                                         Few small towns can boast an art center the caliber of Sebastopol Center for the
                                                                                                       Arts or an independent bookstore with the longevity and reputation of Copper-
                                                                       “ Project nished on             field’s Books. Our town has both! Next summer these two venerable institutions
                                                                                                       join forces in presenting Bibliophoria~Celebrate Book Arts! for everyone who loves
                                                                         time, on budget...            books, reads them, creates them or aspires to do so. A variety of events are planned,
                                                                         outstanding quality”          including Coppefield’s 30th Anniversary Party June 3, Bibliophoria II: Art of the
                                                                        —Julia and Bob, Healdsburg     Book ~ National Juried Exhibition with an opening reception June 16, a Book
                                                                                                       Camp for youth, author talks, book arts workshops, and Readers Theater.
           F I N E H O M E B U I L D I N G A N D R E M O D E L I N G S I N C E 19 7 8
                                                                                                         Activities will center in the downtown area, extending south to Iota Letterpress
 Highest quality craftsmanship Detailed & accurate estimating
                                                                                                       and north to O’Reilly Media. Bibliophoria explores how the book in all its forms—
  Trustworthy sta respectful of your space On the job until
                                                                                                       traditional and new—shapes our relationship to words and images, thinking and
 full completion Outstanding client satisfaction ratings
                                                                                                       imagining, ideas and culture. A map will guide visitors to partake in all the fun and
 Call today 707-823-4899 • www.le                                     Lic 521133      savor of a cultural celebration. Check the for updates.

6 • WINTER 2011                                                                                      Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •
  FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEWS                                                                                              CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1

  GOODNIGHT NOBODY: In one of                                      MY SO-CALLED ENEMY: This award                                   The Programs                                               front of the line for all screenings; attend
the most beautifully photographed doc-                             winning film follows six participants                                                                                       Opening and Closing night parties; have
                                                                                                                                      We are excited to present special pro-
umentaries we have ever shown, Good-                               (Jewish, Muslim, and Christian) from a                                                                                      access to Filmmaker Lounge, and an in-
                                                                                                                                    grams that celebrate documentary film
night Nobody takes us on a sleepless trip                          peace leadership program where they                                                                                         vitation to the Filmmaker Brunch. Your
                                                                                                                                    in all its forms, encouraging conversa-
through one night in the unusual lives of                          meet and get to know their “enemies” as                                                                                     festival schedule will have the flexibility
                                                                                                                                    tion on topics and cultures often unseen
four insomniacs. Guided through a                                  human beings, then back to their home                                                                                       to see what you want without worrying
                                                                                                                                    in the local Cineplex.
night filled with darkness, silence, soli-                         in the Middle East. Over the next seven                                                                                     about pre-sale tickets, and enjoy special
                                                                                                                                      • LATINO PROGRAM – Focusing on
tude, and fear, you also see that their                            years, the director created a film about                                                                                    access to our filmmakers and festival
                                                                                                                                    Mexico, we are proud to present Circo, a
night is alive with beauty, fantasies and                          the human consequences of all conflicts                                                                                     staff. Cost: $350. To buy an The All-Ac-
                                                                                                                                    beautiful film showing the beauty, art-
hope. They are night                                                             as seen through the eyes of                                                                                   cess Pass, please contact Jason Perdue
                                                                                                                                    istry, and hard work of running a travel-
people, constantly                                                               six young women who are                                                                                       at or call 707-
                                                                                                                                    ing family circus in rural Mexico. This
floating between a re-                                                           thoughtful, intelligent and                                                                                   829-4797.
                                                                                                                                    troupe has lived and performed on the
alistic dream world                                                              articulate beyond their
                                                                                                                                    road since the 19th century, but will
and a dream-like real-                                                           years.
                                                                                                                                    their art survive in the 21st?
ity.                                                                               MEN WHO SWIM:
  VOICES          UN-                                                            When a British man living
                                                                                                                                    TIONAL DOCS PROGRAM – Dis-
BOUND: The Story of                                                              in Sweden finds himself on
                                                                                                                                    carding formulas and inventing new
the Freedom Writers                                                              the brink of turning 40, he
                                                                                                                                    documentary language, this line-up of
– Illuminating the                                                               combats his mid-life crisis
                                                                                                                                    experimental & non-traditional shorts
power of the written                                                             in the usual way: by join-
                                                                                                                                    will open your eyes and mind to the in-
word, Voices Unbound                                                             ing a men’s synchronized
                                                                                                                                    credibly diverse ways filmmakers are
recounts the journey                                                             swimming team. Made up
                                                                                                                                    telling documentary stories. Prepare to
of 150 at-risk youths from Long Beach                              of middle-aged men from all walks of
                                                                                                                                    be challenged and be ready to discuss
California, who, with the help of their                            life, the team begins as a hobby to escape
                                                                                                                                    these one of a kind films.
teacher, learned to rise above their cir-                          the daily grind. Soon, however, it in-
                                                                                                                                      • Details soon for the New Day Anni-
cumstances through the power of writ-                              spires an unexpected level of commit-
                                                                                                                                    versary, Sound Recordist & Short Pro-
ing their stories. Produced over a 10-                             ment and brotherhood as they plan to
year period and told entirely in cinema-                           compete at the unofficial All Male World
verité, the film unfolds through                                   Championship in Milan. Men Who Swim                              The Pass
interviews with the students them-                                 takes a warm and hilarious look at one
selves, as well as through the voices of                           man’s search for meaning – in a swim-                             Be the first to buy an SDFF All-Access
students today who are reading their                               ming pool. Audience Award Winner Sil-                            Passes. The Pass (a very limited num-
book.                                                              verdocs 2010.                                                    ber to be sold) will allow you to be at the

               VISUAL ARTS                                                PERFORMING ARTS                                                     SPACE RENTALS
NEW Non-refundable Entry Fees:                                     Call for Performers:                                             Looking for space?
   • SCA members: $15 per entry,
3 entries $35 (membership is $40 annually).
                                                                      The Summer Music Series presents free en-                     Come to the Art Center!
                                                                   tertainment at the Sebastopol Downtown Plaza.
   • Non-members: $20 per entry, 3 entries $50.                                                                                        SCA’s studios are available for daily, weekly
                                                                   The series is a showcase for Sonoma County
   SCA is now accepting digital entries, see pro-                                                                                   and monthly rentals. Reasonable rates and flexi-
                                                                   musical performers. Each Thursday evening will
spectus for specific shows for complete infor-                                                                                      ble hours for performances, classes, parties and
                                                                   feature a different genre of original music. For
mation. We advise you submit high-quality im-                                                                                       presentations. Call Kathy 829-4797 (kdouglas@
                                                                   an application to perform visit our website:
ages that will best represent your work.                                                                                   for pricing and availabilityVisual Arts:
                                                                   Deadline: April 1
SCA Annual Members
Show & Sale
   Non-juried exhibition

Deadline: Tuesday, December 7

Lady Luck
   Exhibition Selected by Chance

Deadline: Monday, December 20

Art of the Line
   Juried exhibition
   Juror: Elizabeth Sher

Deadline: Monday, January 24

     MEMBERSHIP                                                           New & renewing members July 9-October 8, 2010

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                                                               SUNDAY                       5     SATURDAY                   11
                                                               Sing Along Messiah                 17th Annual Sing Along
                                                                Rehearsal, Library/                Messiah, 3 pm, Sebastopol
                                                                Conference Room, 4-6pm             Methodist Church, 500 N.
                                                                                                   Main Street, $6 general, $15
                                                               FRIDAY                     10       for family
                                                               Opening Reception: Annual          THURSDAY 16
                                                                Members Show, Main Gallery,
                                                                6-7:30 pm                         Annual Member’s Meeting,
                                                               SATURDAY                   11
                                                               Dennis Hysom & Friends,
                                                                children’s concert,
                                                                10:00am, Music Studio, $5

                                    LADY LUCK
THURSDAY 6                                        SATURDAY                15
Opening Receptions: Lady                            Dennis Hysom & Friends,
 Luck, Main Gallery; How to                          children’s concert,
 Destroy Angels by Kevin                             10am, Music Studio, $5
 Soriano, Gallery II,
 6-7:30pm                                            FRIDAY 21
FRIDAY      7                                        Exploring Opera:
                                                     Magnificent Mozart, Music
“In Search of Mozart”                                Studio, 7:30 pm, $20
 movie, 7pm
 Music Studio                                       FRIDAY 28
FRIDAY 14                                          Voices of Mozart,
                                                  7:30pm, Music Studio,
Instrumental Mozart, 7:30pm,                     $20 advance/$25 door
 Music Studio, $15

                     FEBRUARY                                                       MARCH
THURSDAY                 10                                   FRIDAY                   18
Opening Receptions: Art of Line,                              Documentary Film Festival opening night
 Main Gallery; All in the Family,                              ( for details)
 Gallery II, 6-7:30 pm
        FRIDAY           18                                   SAT & SUN
             Casual Concert:                                  19 &20
              Piano duets with                                Documentary Film
               Judy Sabin and                                  Festival
                Angela Coons;
                                                                                                                                                                               ‘Averse’ color mezzotint by Mikio Watanabe of France.

                 and a Piano Trio
                 (with viola and
                 oboe), 7:30pm,                               Opening
                Gallery, $10-$15                               Receptions:
               sliding scale to                                6-7:30 pm.
              benefit SCA                                     FRIDAY 24
                                                              Down The
                                                               Back Lane
    SATURDAY             19                                    7:30pm,
Dennis Hysom & Friends, chil-                                  Music
 dren’s concert, 10am, Music                                   Studio, $12.
 Studio, $5
SUNDAY                   20                                   26
Katie Ketchum & Friends, 2pm,                                 Dennis Hysom & Friends, children’s concert,
 Main Gallery, free                                            10 am, Music Studio, $5

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