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                                 SUMMER                                  JUNE-SEPT. 2011
                                                                                                       OPEN STUDIOS
                                                                                                       JUNE 4,5 &11,12                                                     Bibliophoria:
                                                           Behind the scenes
 > President’s message               2

                                                                                                                                                                           Book Arts!
 > News & Thanks                     2
 > Visual Arts                       3
 > Class Schedule                  4-5
 > Performing Arts                   6                                                                                                                                     “For the love of books”
 > Literary Arts                     7
 > Film Arts                         7                                                                                                                                     in Sebastopol,
 > Event calendar                    8                                                                                                                                     June & July 2011
                                                                                                                                                                            Bibliophoria celebrates book
                                                                                                                                                                           arts and explores their role in cul-
                                                                                                                                                                           ture, community and local com-

                                                                                                                                                                           merce during June and July in
                                                                                                                                                                           Sebastopol. Events kicked off in
                                                                                                                                                                           April with a Poetry Chapbook
                                                                                                                                                                           Contest judged by Gwynn
   • JUNE 4,5 & 11,12                                                                                                                                                      O’Gara, Sonoma County Poet
                                                                                                                                                                           Laureate. She described the win-
    Art at the Source                                                                                                                                                      ning entry, “What the Flowers
      Open Studios                                                                                                                                                         Dream,” by Lin Max of Santa
                                                                                                                                                                           Rosa, as “transcendent, exciting,
     • JUNE 18-19                                                                                                                                                          and beautifully crafted.” Max
     Sculpture Jam                                                                                                                                                         will receive an edition of 100
       • SEPT. 9                                                                                                                                                           chapbooks of her poetry printed
                                                                                                                                                                           on letterpress. Two poets will re-
 Annual Benefit Auction
                                                                                                                                                                             Books, Continued
                                                         Several dozen artists like Jerry Kermode, Bonnie Soule Karlsen and Susandra Spicer
                                                         will have demonstrations. For a full schedule visit
                                                                                                                                                                                on Page 7

    PERMIT NO. 114

                                                                iscover the artistic abundance of            niture, bronze patinas, wood turning, wood

                                                                Sonoma County during Art at the              working, stone sculpture, glass, mosaic,
                                                                Source Open Studios. Visit the               jewelry, painting, artisan concrete, print-                    SCULPTURE JAM
                                                        working studios of members of Sebastopol             making, pottery and more. A complete list-
                                                        Center for the Arts, which will be open              ing is in the catalog and on the website
                                                                                                                                                                            meets Bibliophoria!
                                                        10am—5pm on the two weekends.                        ( Catalogs are                         June 18-19, 10am –
                                                          The 17th annual Art at the Source Tour             available at the Center for the Arts and                       3pm, Downtown Plaza
                                                        features 153 artists in 84 studio locations,         other locations in Northern California.                           Jammers have adopted the
                                                        and this year’s exciting new feature is the            To plan your studio tour, visit the Pre-                     Bibliophoria theme and are already
                                                        Studio Demonstrations. Learn about ma-               view Exhibit at the Center for the Arts                        busy making a sturdy steel arma-
                                                        terials and techniques during these free             where each artist is represented; or consult                   ture for a book bench. The artists
                                                        demos which are scheduled over the four              the website to choose artists and follow the                   will be applying the final coat of ce-
                                                        days. Demonstrations include custom fur-             map to their studios.                                          ment, staining it, and adding de-
                                                                                                                                                                            tails to make the bench appear like
                                                                                                                                                                            an open book above a bookshelf.
                                                          AATS website                                                                 The Preview                          When finished, it the sculpture will
                                                                                                       Gallery Exhibit                      be installed near the Sebastopol
                                                                                                                                                                            Public Library. Jammers Dave
                                                          has been totally redesigned                                                     Tues.– Fri. 10 – 4;
                                                                                                                                                                            Furger, Beth Hartmann, Sara
                                                          this year and is your one-stop                                               Sat. 1–4. Extended gal-
                                                                                                                                                                            Schomp and Walt Harvest are en-
                                                          for all the info you need.                                                   lery hours on Open Stu-
                                                                                                                                                                            thusiastic about this Bibliophoria
                                                                                                                                       dio Weekends, Sat. &
                                                                                                                                                                            project! To join them contact Beth
                                                                                                                                       Sun. 10 am – 5 pm.

                                                      Putting the ART in Party!                                                                         SUMMER WITH MUSIC
                                                      Annual Benefit Auction Sept. 9                                                                    on the Plaza Begins July 7
                                                                                                                                                          The 17th Sebastopol Summer Music Series
                                                        You love the ceramics studio, the          ders with other art lovers and friends
                                                                                                                                                        presents free entertainment at the Downtown
                                                      dance classes, piano lessons, juried         while you bid on fine art, collectable
                                                                                                                                                        Plaza and is a showcase for Sonoma County
                                                      gallery shows, literary events, Art at       wines, exciting getaways, and gift

                                                      the Source, the Documentary Film             packages during the silent and live

Sebastopol, CA 95472

                                                                                                                                                          Each Thursday evening from 6-7:30pm, will
phone (707) 829-4797


                                                      Festival and the concerts...                 auctions.
  fax (707) 829-0369
  6780 Depot Street

                                                                                                                                                        feature a different genre of music - from rock

                                                        So you, and everyone else who wants          Tickets are $20 advance and $25

                                                                                                                                                        and roll to jazz, from country to soul and more!
                                                      to continue having a dynamic art cen-        door. Purchased tickets online at
                                                                                                                                                        Many local shops and restaurants are open to
                                                      ter in western Sonoma County, are   or by
                                                                                                                                                        serve Plaza patrons. Bring family, friends,
                                                      invited to SCA’s 22nd Annual Benefit         phone at (707) 829-4797.
                                                                                                                                                        lawn chairs, and picnic baskets and enjoy this
                                                      Auction, Friday, September 9,                  Auction items will be available for
                                                                                                                                                        very special West County summer tradition.
                                                      7-10pm. Let us lavish you with hors          preview and pre-bidding on Friday
                                                                                                                                                        The Sebastopol Plaza is located in downtown
                                                      d’ouevres and desserts; enjoy award-         September 9, 10am – 4pm.
                                                                                                                                                        Sebastopol at the corners of Petaluma and
                                                      winning wines, martinis and flirtinis          For more information email
                                                                                                                                                        McKinley Avenues.
                                                      from our no-host bar, and rub shoul-

 Discover art. Discover the artists.
    PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE                                                                         MEMBERSHIP                                                         New & renewing members
                                                                                                                                                                   January 22, 2011-
                                                                                                                                                                   April 30, 2011

   W      ith summer approaching, we board
          members and volunteers are looking
   forward to our annual fund raising auction on
                                                                                            SUPPORTING MEMBERS: Richard & Kim Camp, Lin
                                                                                          Max & Sean Gaskie, Jim & Sandy Shelton, Jack Stuppin,
                                                                                          Meta Weik, Bill Yoes.
                                                                                                                                                         Robert Mandelstam, Lisa Manes, Helen Mehl, George &
                                                                                                                                                         Kathy Millar, Judith Felix Moorman, Eleanor Murray, Pieter
                                                                                                                                                         Myers, Kris Nevius, Cecilia Nunes, Rick & Brita Olson, Frank
                                                                                                                                                         Oravetz, Joanne Page, Robert Poplack, Isabelle Proust,
                                                                                             BUSINESS/PATRON MEMBERS: Robert DeVee & Ren                 Lynnie Rabinowitsh, James Reynolds, Kate Schaffner, Ute
   September 9. This is our major event of the                                            Brown, Becky & Amiram Eisenstein, Sally & David Ewald,         Scott-Smith, Marta Shannon, Sandra Lee Sheffield, Eliza-
                                                                                          Adrienne Flowers, Julia Grant, Ian Kalember (needs a busi-     beth Sher, Ila Sheridan, Manuela Silman, Ellen Solot, Mari-
   year, and we depend on its success. So please                                          ness name), Nikki,King, Bill & Beth Krumbein, Ann & Adrian     lyn Sommer, Liz Stafford, Dave Struthers, Allis Teegarden,
                                                                                          MacNab, Robin Mills, Tim Moore/Edward Jones, Dorothy           William & Claudia Theis, Vera Van Schaick, Carey Caccavo
   mark the date and plan to attend. It’s always                                          Rodella/Exchange Bank, Karen Ryer & Patricia Sargent/          Wheaton, Carolyn Wilson, Catherine Wood, Glenna Zogg,
                                                                                          Stone Sculptors Supplies, Dale & Susan Schmid, Ann Stro-       Takayuki & Akemi Zoshi.
   a great party. If you have anything you might                                          berger, Tom Swearingen, Alice Voss.
                                                     ROBERT BRENT
   donate to the auction - art, outings, a vacation                                          SUSUSTAINING MEMBERS: Genevieve Barnhart, Lisa

                                                                                          Beerntsen & Tony Speirs, Guy Biederman, Dena Bliss, Bon-
   rental somewhere wonderful, or perhaps                                                 nie Boren, Laura & David Casey, John & Sanae Chambers,
                                                                                          E. Cooley and Andree Maccoll, Dee Dushkes, Jane Garib-
   you’d offer to cook dinner for 12 - whatever it                                        aldi, Ben Grace, Nancy Gross, Jodi & Gene Hottel, Lois
                                                                                          Johnson, Lilo & John Kangas, Patricia Kavanaugh, Luci-
   might be, please call us and let us know. Donations of auction

                                                                                                                                                         A GIFT
                                                                                          enne Lanson, Edie LeRoy, Nita Liles, Judy Mathieson, Pat
                                                                                          Menicucci, Steve & Lydia Mertens, Diana Monk, Connie
   items are just as important to the success of the event as happy                       Mygatt, Toni Nell, Arnold & Marisha Norman, Jula Pereira,
   bidders. Thanks always for your support for the arts.                                  Chuck Quibell, Linda Reid, Andrew Richardson, Ruth Rob-

                                                                                                                                                         OF ART
                                                                                          inson, Sandra Rubin, Don & Elaine Scully, Amnon Shemi,
                                                                                          Doug Payne & Joy Stocksdale, Ruth Villalovos, Kenyon &
   2 column x 5.5 inches                                                                                       1 column x Dickson & B.J.
                                                                                          Teresa Webster, Nara Wood & Jeff Polson, 6.5 inches
                                                                                             INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS: Eileen & Paul
                                                                                          Ahvenainen, Michele Amendola, Kieryn Aquila, Katherine

                                                                                                                                                          The Store
                                                                                          Austin, Sonja Bakalyar, Patricia Bernard, Linda Biolchino,

                                                                                          Sharon Cahn, Susan Callagy, Craig Collins, Tera Crawford,
                                                                                          Thomas Creed, Anne Daniel, Lisa De Soto, Kathy Deich-
                                                                                          mann, Robin Dorn, Michael Ecton, Suzanne Edminster, Bob

                                                                                          Effisimo, Alan Fassio, Robert & Esther Gauthier, Helen Gil-
                                                                                          lespie, Stephanie Hamilton-Oravetz, Saroj Heron, Berna-
                                                                                          dette Howard, Barbara Johannes, Stephen Johnson &                   SCA Gallery
        THE ARTS                                                                          Erna Andre, Lucille King-Edwards, Peter Krohn, Greg Lin-
                                                                                          coln, Simon Lowings, Judy Ludovise, Lynnette Lux Bourne,

        MAKES SENSE.                                                                                                So does a portfolio in sync
                                                                                               NEWS                 with your goals.
         So does a portfolio in sync with your goals.                                                          At Edward Jones, we spend
         At Edward Jones, we spend time getting to know your                              Have you visited ‘The Store’ lately?
                                                                                                               time getting to know your
         goals so we can help you reach them. To learn why it                                                  goals so we can help you
                                                                                            Sonoma County is bursting in the freshness      Debbie Van Dyke stitches fabric collage

         makes sense to talk with Edward Jones about your savings                                              reach them. To learn why
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                                                                                          at Sebastopol Center for the Arts! New art-       Jonqui’s whimsical wire birds are flying
         and investing strategies, schedule a no-cost, no-obligation                      ists include:        it makes sense to talk in our collection.
                                                                                            Jewelers Alan Bartl & Andrea Pellicani.         New works from continuing artists round
                                                                                                               with & necklaces from out our
                                                                                          This team fabricates rings Edward Jones about refreshed & revitalized stock of finely
         portfolio review.                                                                reclaimed silver with precious and semipre- crafted, moderately priced tempting items.
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                                                                                            Susan Oshiro brings us vibrant award win- a our calendars. Springtime prompts lots of
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         Call or visit your local financial advisor today.                                ning fused glass tableware & jewelry.           entertaining in this beautiful weather. Con-
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                                           Member SIPC                                                                                                    or when you deliver
                                                                                                                                                                                       the gift of these hand-
                                                                                                                                                                                       made treasures, you
                                                                                                                                                                                       share the imagination
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                 July 28-Sept. 3                        Sept. 15-Oct. 22                     Oct.27-Dec.3                Dec. 9 – Dec. 31
               Collage/Assemblage                           “Roots”                            “Shoes”                   Members Show                      Meet ‘zee’ new

                        Deadline: July 11
                       Opening reception
                            July 28, 6pm
                                                             Deadline: August 29
                                                              Opening reception
                                                             September 15, 6pm
                                                                                             Deadline: October 10
                                                                                               Opening reception
                                                                                                                            Deadline: December 5
                                                                                                                             Opening reception
                                                                                                                              December 9, 6pm
                                                                                                                                                           Visual Arts
                      Juror Robert Wuilfe,
                curator of the renowned deRosa
                                                             Juror Adam Wolpert                 October 27, 6pm
                                                                                                                       For guidelines visit www.sebarts.   Program Manager
                             collection.             Gallery II: Geetesh, Anusati, Michiko    Gallery II: Art Heaven      org/index.php/calls-entry/         Dear Reader,
                Gallery II: “Pop Abstract Expres-
                     sionism” Elliot Jeffries
                                                                                                                                                             How wonderful to have this newsletter
                                                                                                                                                           to communicate with you! I am your new
                                                                                                                                                           Visual Arts Program Manager and
                                                                                                                                                           thrilled to be part of the team at this Cen-
                                                                                                                                                           ter for the Arts.
                                                              CURRENT EXHIBITIONS                                                                            Being Belgian, I hope you will bear with
                                                                                                                                                           my use of English and enjoy the fact that
                                                                                                                                                           fifteen years in London have not erased
                                                    June 16 - July 23: Bibliophoria II – Art of the Book                                                   my accent! Fortunately the world of art
                                                     Cornerstone of the “Bibliophoria – euphoria” this National Juried Exhibition will                     does not have countries or borders. We
                                                    display a selection of magnificent artists’books. Not to miss! Juror Sas Colby has more                speak a language of
                                                    than forty years of experience making, exhibiting and teaching art. Her work has been                  color or shapes or
                                                    exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. She made her first artist’s                    lines, and our
                                                    book in 1972 and is considered a pioneer in the field. Colby has been a visiting artist in             thoughts & emo-
                                                    Australia and colleges throughout this country. She currently teaches workshops in                     tions can be ex-
                                                    Taos, New Mexico; Mallorca, Spain; and at the San Francisco Center for the Book. See                   pressed by a wild
                                                    her work at:                                                                          splash or a meticu-
                  “Wind Egg”                                                                                                                               lous stroke. Isn’t
                                                     Gallery 2 features “From The Endpapers” by Katherine Klein.
              2009 by Brooke Holve                                                                                                                         that a place of infi-
                                                     Gallery Talk: Thursday June 23, 7 pm “Conversation About Artists’ Books”
                                                                                                                                                           nite freedom?
                                                                                                                                                             At this Center all
               PAST SHOWS                                                                                                                                  the arts and every
                                                                                                                                                           age group can meet! We want to have
                                                                                                                                                           more children involved. It is vital for any
“Abstract”                                                                                                                                                 society to have their children introduced
                                                                                                                                                           to and immersed in art in order for them
  Juror Jeremy Morgan presented a gallery                                                                                                                  to grow to become creative and fulfilled
talk titled “Imaginal Geographies/Place,                                                                                                                   adults. Please visit our galleries and
Space and Time” relating his life and artis-                                                                                                               bring your little ones. We have started a
tic career to historical views on abstract                                                                                                                 new program of docent guided presenta-
painting. Thank you Jeremy. And “ART-                                                                                                                      tions designed especially for children.
ISTS TALK” - five talented artists shared                                                                                                                    Join us for the many activities that are
their experience, knowledge and passion in                                                                                                                 organized for the upcoming months; and
a conversation about abstract art. A lively                                                                                                                contact me with new ideas or your
exchange with other established artists en-                                                                                                                thoughts on past events. If you have some
riched everyone’s perceptions about ab-                                                                                                                    time to spare, join our team of volunteers.
stract art. Thank you to Maurice Blaug,                                                                                                                    We have a great group of docents but we
Brooke Holve, Chiyomi Longo, Al Longo                                                                                                                      would love to welcome a few more people,
and Karina Nishi Marcus, for creating such                                                                                                                 especially YOU.
a wonderful evening!                                                                                                                                                                   Artfully yours,
  The successful “Abstract show” had 309                                                                                                                                        Catherine Devriese
entries and 57 pieces were accepted in the
                                                                                                                                                           NEW: SCA’s People’s
                                                                                                                                                           Choice Award
                                                                    School groups get hands-on                                                               Don’t agree with the choice for Best of
                                                                                                                                                           Show? What is YOUR favorite piece in
                                                                    experience at gallery shows                                                            the show? Let us know - for a $1 donation
                                                                                                                                                           you can cast a vote for your favorite piece.
                                                                                                                                                           At the end of the show we’ll tally the votes
                                                                      Sally Briggs & Catherine Devriese now offer tours for school classes                 and announce the “People’s Choice
                                                                    to visit our gallery to explore topics related to art and art-history; and             Award.” The winning piece and the artist
                                                                    followed by hands-on art activities. The first tour was for a 6th grade                will be acknowledged on the website and
                                                                    class from Brookhaven School, and was an orientation to abstract art                   in the newsletter.
                                                                    including contour drawing, paper-collage and the creation of a 3-di-
                                                                    mensional sculpture.
                                                                              The exhibition stimulated lively dialogue between the young
                                                                    viewers prompting one student to respond to the painting “Critical
                                                                                                                                                           NEW: Imported
                                                                    Mass” by John Stephenson by saying “Looking at this painting full of                   from England!
 BEST OF SHOW was “Falling Leaf”
                                                                    color and vibrant shapes reminds me of myself and makes me happy,
                                                                    because I am happy;” while another student compared the photograph
                                                                                                                                                           The Royal Family?
by Diane Williams (above)
                                                                    “Vapors 6” by Bob Cornelis to an aurora borealis. Teacher Jenny Sor-
                                                                     tino was so thrilled with the tour and her students’ response to the
                                                                                                                                                           No…The car-boot sale!
 • “Circle Dance” by Sandra Beard                                                                                                                            A formula that has been tested in the
                                                                               art, that she’s requested tours for every upcoming exhibi-
 • “In An Azure Mood” by                                                                                                                                   UK is now to be tried in Sebastopol. The
                                                                               tion! Subsequent tours have been conducted for other
 Charles Churchill                                                                                                                                         last Sunday of each month, Sunday, June
                                                                              Brookhaven classes. Sally Briggs is the retired chair of the
 • “Ghosting with Friends”                                                                                                                                 26 through September 25, 8 am to 1 pm is
                                                                             Art Department at Analy High School and is now Co- Art Di-
 by Charles Griffith                                                                                                                                       the Car-boot Sale.
                                                                           rector at Apple Blossom Elementary School. To schedule a tour
 • “Rotation” by Goran                                                                                                                                       How does it work? Fill your car and
                                                                         for your school group contact
 Konjevod (right)                                                                                                                                          “car-boot” (which is the trunk of your car)
 THE COORDINATOR’S AWARD,                                                                                                                                  with things to sell.
 chosen by Monte Tate and Shannon Ed-                                                                                                                        Drive to the Center for the Arts and buy
 wards to:                                                                                                                                                 a parking spot for $15. Park in your
 • “Untitled” by Margaret Wherry.                                                                                                                          space, open the boot of your car and set up
                                                                                                                                                           a table with your “precious”cargo. At 8
Thank You                                                                                                                                                  am buyers arrive and you begin to sell! At
                                                                                                                                                           1 pm close your trunk, count your money,
  To the anonymous donors who funded the
                                                                                                                                                           and drive back home. It’s that simple. It
“Best of Show” and “Coordinator’s Award”
                                                                                                                                                           is unique, sheer FUN and you make
and gallery lettering for the 2011 exhibi-
                                                                                                                                                             Clear out your loft, garage, kitchen,
  To Lin Max and Brooke Holve, donating
                                                                                                                                                           shed; bring your artwork and come have
Bibliophoria II announcements.
                                                                                                                                                           some fun. One tip: arrive early to get the
  And all the docents who weekly provide
                                                                                                                                                           best spots and the best buys! Proceed
their time, patience & expertise at the front
                                                                                                                                                           from “parking spots” benefit SCA, pro-
desk. A special thank you to docent Peggy
                                                                                                                                                           ceeds from car-boots benefit you.
Morgan and brand-new member/volunteer
Alan Fassio for their assistance during the
two evenings of our talks.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •                                                                               SUMMER 2011• 3
CLASSschedule                                  This class will focus on the potter’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of Encaustic Fun! Students will get all
       CERAMICS                                wheel learning to wedge, center, and
                                               pull the clay to create bowls, cups, and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Encaustic Painting -
                                                                                                                                                                                      Level 2 - Collage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the basics plus plenty of inspiration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and technique to start painting with
                                               vases. Other techniques like pinch,                                                                                                                                                  encaustics on their own. See Encaus-
“Drop In”                                      slab, and coil will also be covered. We
                                                                                                                                                                                      and Mixed Media                               tic Painting Level 1 and 2 for course
Open Studio                                    will glaze and high fire our finished                                                                                                 Instructor: Susan Stover                       descriptions.
                                               projects. Great for beginners, and for                                                                                                  (Must have completed level 1 class) A      Painting/Drawing Studio
  Non-instructed studio time for open-
                                               seasoned potters trying to take it to the                                                                                               more in depth exploration incorporat-      Saturday & Sunday, July 9 & 10 or
  minded potters with some experience.
                                               next level.                                                                                                                             ing collage and other art materials into   Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28,
  One of the few public facilities in So-
                                             Sign up early space limited                                                                                                               encaustic painting. Materials are sup-     9:30 am - 4pm
  noma County available to the public for
                                             12-Adult                                                                                                                                  plied, but students are welcome to         Fee: $275 - All materials included.
  ceramic hand-building, sculptural and
                                             Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio                                                                                                                bring other items they may want to try.    Contact:
  wheel-work. Studio features 8 potter’s
                                                                                                                                                                                       Some of the materials we will be work-
  wheels, slab roller, extruder, glaze and   8 Thurs, Oct 20- Dec 15 [no class
                                                                                                                                                                                       ing with are: charcoal; colored pencil;
  electric kilns. Fire cone 5. No produc-    Nov 24] 6:30pm-9pm
                                                                                                                                                                                       stamps; art papers; batik; fabric;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Breakaway Sumi-e
  tion potters. For ages 14-adult with       Fee: Non-members $165 / members                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Michael Hofmann
                                             $160.00 + $30.00 materials                                                                                                                image transfer; inkjet fabrics; metal
  experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Using ground ink, we’ll be working with
                                                                                                                                                                                       leaf; alcohol inks; and saral paper.
Check for any schedule checks dur-                                                                                                                                                                                                  both figurative and abstract themes,
                                                                                                                                                                                     Painting/Drawing Studio
ing the summer email: CeramicsSe-            Pottery Class                                                                                                                           Sunday, July 10 or August 28, 9:30             with an emphasis on expressive,
Ceramics Studio
                                             for the New Year                                                                                                                        am-4pm                                         spontaneous brushwork. For all levels
                                                                                                                                                                                     Fee: $150 - All materials included.            of art experience.
Mon, 9:30am-12:30pm                          Instructor: Randy Snyder
                                               Come play with clay. This class will                                                                                                  Contact:                4 Sundays, June 12, 26, July 17,24,
Tues, 6-8:30pm (if no one shows up                                                         Adult                                                                                                                                  2-4 pm
by 7 pm we go home)                            focus on the potter’s wheel learning to     Library
Wed, 12-3pm                                    wedge, center, and pull clay to create      4 Tues: 9am-Noon                                                                          Encaustic Painting                           Fee: 4 classes: $90, Single class: $25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Materials supplied $3 paper fee /
Sat, 9:30am-12:30pm                            bowls, cups, and vases. Other tech-
                                               niques like pinch, slab, and coil will
                                                                                           June 7-28                                                                                 Intensive                                    each class
$60 for 6-session card
                                               also be covered. We will glaze and high
                                                                                           July 5-26                                      Encaustic Painting -                       Instructor: Susan Stover
$90 for 10-session card                                                                    August 2-23
$12 per session / $6 concurrently
                                               fire our finished projects. Great for be-
                                                                                           September 6-27                                 Level 1 - Getting                            Combines the Encaustic Painting
                                                                                                                                                                                       Level 1 and Level 2 into one weekend
                                               ginning and seasoned potters.
enrolled in SCA class.                                                                     October 4-25                                   Started with                                                                                                  er
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        gs by Susan Stov
                                             Sign up early space limited.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Encaustic paintin
$30 for 1 bag of clay, glaze, firing as
                                             12-Adult                                      November 8-29                                  Encaustics
                                             Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio                    December 6-13 (2 week session)
                                                                                                                                          Instructor: Susan Stover
                                                                                           Fee: $89 Non-member / $84 Member
Pottery and the                              6 Thurs, Jan 12- Feb 16
                                             6:30pm- 9pm
                                                                                                                                            Encaustic painting is the process
                                                                                                                                            of painting with hot pigmented
Potter’s Wheel                               Fee: Non-member $125 / member                 Go Figure!                                       wax. The technique is ancient, but
Instructor: Randy Snyder                     $120.00 + $30.00 material fee                 Facilitator: James Curtis                        is becoming increasingly popular
  Use the potters wheel and learn to cen-                                                    Non-instructed figure study sessions.          with artists today. The medium is
  ter and raise the clay; then shape to                                                      Draw, paint, and/or sculpt the human           fascinating and the possibilities
  make plates, cups, jars, and other
  functional pieces to glaze and fire.
                                                DRAWING /                                    figure from a live model in an open,
                                                                                             well-lit studio. All levels of experience
                                                                                                                                            are limitless. This comprehensive
                                                                                                                                            class will give students all the ba-
  Other techniques like pinch, slab, and
  coil will also be covered. This class is
                                                PAINTING/                                    invited. Bring your own materials. No
                                                                                             turpenoid or turpentine solvents! Ta-
                                                                                                                                            sics of encaustic painting. Topics
                                                                                                                                            covered are: overview of historical
  perfect for beginners and beyond.
Space limited sign up early and
                                               PRINTMAKING                                   bles, easels, sink, lighting and set up
                                                                                             for the model provided. Must be at
                                                                                                                                            and contemporary encaustic paint-
                                                                                                                                            ing; studio safety and set up; prepar-
come play in clay.                                                                           least 18 years of age.                         ing surfaces and grounds; making
12-Adult                                                                                   Painting/Drawing Studio                          encaustic medium; mixing colors;
Ceramic/Mixed Media Studio                   Drawing Nature                                Every Wed evening, Drop-in,                      applying the wax; various fusing
6 Thurs, Aug. 25- Sept. 29, 6:30pm-                                                        7-10pm, multiple short poses 1st                 techniques; several painting, layering
                                             Instructor: Nina Antze                                                                         and scraping techniques. No previous
9pm                                                                                        hour, then 20 minute poses--suited
                                               Colored pencils are a fun, safe and
Fee: Non-members $125 / members                                                            for sketching gesture or developing              painting experience necessary.
                                               portable way to express oneself artisti-    one’s ability at caricature.
$120.00 + $30.00 materials                                                                                                                Painting/Drawing Studio
                                               cally. Learn the basics of using colored
Pottery Class for the Holidays                                                             Fee: $15 per session or $50 for                Saturday, July 9 or August 27,
                                               pencil drawing including blending,          4-prepaid sessions
Instructor: Randy Snyder                                                                                                                  9:30am - 4pm
                                               burnishing and impressed line while
                                                                                           Photography and/or sketching ONLY              Fee: $150 - All materials included
                                               incorporating the techniques of bo-
                                                                                           on occasional Friday or Saturday
Cups, bowls and stuff                          tanical. We work will stem from a vari-     evenings 7-9 PM
 Make gifts for the giving season with         ety of seasonal natural objects. All lev-
                                                                                           Contact Jim at 576-0628 or 332-
 your personal touch.                          els welcome.                                7877 or

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Silk Moon                                                                 Connecting Cultures,
                                                                                Weaving Peace

                                     Affordable, comfortable clothing and jewelry
                                     for women and men.
                                       Color your world with fine handmade crafts,
                                       artisan textiles, and home decor.

4 • SUMMER 2011                                                                                                                          Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •
                                               We will practice using negative space,       scarf on 4 shafts using pickup lace
Untamed Abstracts:                                                                                                                      Weave A Gift!                                                                              Body Tales Group
Art with Intention
                                               mass, contour and erasure drawing to
                                               discover the human form. All levels of
                                                                                            techniques. More experienced weav-
                                                                                            ers will weave a project of their choice    Instructor: Marta Shannon                            WRITER’S                                This creative and healing practice inte-
“Open Up and Paint Your Series”
Sunday, Oct. 30, 10-4 PM
                                               experience welcome, and beginners
                                                                                            in a lace pattern. Beginners- materials
                                                                                            fee $15. Other project costs will vary.
                                                                                                                                          For all levels…beginners and up.
                                                                                                                                          Weave an extra special gift for giving             SAMPLER                                 grates movement, voice and personal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     storytelling. Encouraging presence,
                                               Students must bring: Large drawing           Looms provided by Redwood Empire              during the holidays. Your choice of        Lively, homework-free workshops                 empathy and emotional integrity, we
Instructor: Suzanne Edminster                  board with clips, large newsprint pad,       Handweavers and Spinners Guild.               project… pattern or plain, skinny or                                                       practice respectful witnessing, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     for writers. 7-9 pm
  Have you ever wanted to work in se-          large quality pad or substitute smooth                                                     wide, sparkly or sedate! Scarves,                                                          explore valuable embodied stories.
                                                                                          Ages 14 – Adult (or permission of in-                                                      Fees: $15 per class; $50 for all 4
  ries? An experienced artist/teacher          paper, vine charcoal, graphite , cham-     structor )                                      shawls, placemats, table runners, tea                                                    Music/Movement Studio
  presents the magic of abstraction in a                                                                                                                                               The Writer’s Sampler is supported by
                                               ois and various erasers. Minimum 8         Painting/Drawing Studio                         towels… fabulous gift ideas! Materi-         Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it    1st & 3rd, Mon. 6:30-9:30pm
  dynamic, fun atmosphere. Complete            students.                                                                                  als not included.
  bright, sophisticated acrylic paintings                                                 6 Thursdays, June 23–July 28,                                                                has received from The James Irvine          10 men & women max, by applica-
                                              Contact or                9:30am–12:30pm                                6 Thursdays, Nov 3– Dec 15                     Foundation.                                 tion, 5 month commitment
  in each class. New techniques and           765-1341.                                                                                 (no class November 24)
  demos, including spatter, underpaint-                                                   Fee: $135, nonmember $140                                                                                                                Sliding Scale $60-$100 per month
  ing and collage, encourage your indi-
                                                                                                                                        9:30 am – 12:30 pm                           June 20                                       Lysa Castro: 823-2652, lysa@body-
  vidual vision. All levels welcome. See
                                              Drawing & Painting                          Beginning Weaving                             16 - adult or permission
                                                                                                                                                                                     Elizabeth Herron, Eric Johnson,
                                                                                                                                        of the instructor
  photos of classes, materials list, and      with Stanley Mouse &                        & Exploring Twills                                                                         Micah Schwaberow
                                                                                                                                        Fee: Non-members $135 /                                                                    Authentic Movement
  instructor work at www.saltworkstu-         Rob Perkins                                 Instructor: Marta Shannon                     members $130                                 MAKING ART WITH WORDS: A Col-
                                              Drawing/Painting Studio                        A mixed level, 8 session class where                                                    laboration in Print Art & Poetry              for Women
$90 / members $85                             First & third Thursdays of each
                                                                                            new weavers will learn to measure a
                                                                                            warp, dress the loom and weave a             LITERARY ARTS                               June 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A simple and profound inner-directed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     practice. Explore and expand your in-
Contact: 568-4204 or saltworkstu-                                                                                                                                                                                                    nate capacity to move and be moved,
                                                                                            sampler using basic threading and                                 7-10pm on going
                                                                                            treadling patterns. More advanced
                                                                                                                                        Sonoma County                                Christine Walker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     see and be seen, and articulate and
                                              Drop-in $18.00                                                                                                                         FROM INKLING TO INK AND BEYOND:
                                                                                            students will first weave a twill sam-      Book Arts Guild                                                                              integrate your experiences.
Drawing the Human                             Contact: Rob Perkins 415-892-3799
                                                                                            pler, finishing with a project of your        If you make books, alter books, want to
                                                                                                                                                                                     Developing and Caring for Your Non-
                                                                                                                                                                                     fiction Book                                  Music/Movement Studio
Form from Life                                                                              choice in a twill. Materials fee for sam-     learn to make books please join us. The                                                  2nd & 4th Mon, 6:30-9pm
Instructor: James Vogel                                FIBERART                             plers $5. Project costs will vary. Looms
                                                                                            provided by the Redwood Empire
                                                                                                                                          intent is to create a group to share
                                                                                                                                          work, teach techniques, take field
                                                                                                                                                                                     July 11                                       8 women max, by application, 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   month commitment
Painting/Drawing Studio                                                                                                                   trips, invite guest artists to teach and   Clara Rosemarda
                                                                                            Handweavers & Spinners Guild.                                                                                                          Sliding Scale $60-$100 per month
July 2–Aug 9, 4-7pm                           Summer Lace                                 8 Thursdays, September 8– October               have a show.                               THE MANY FACES OF MEMOIR: Find-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lysa Castro: 823-2652, lysa@body-
Fee: Non-member $130 / member                                                                                                                                                        ing the Style and Structure That
                                              Weaving                                     27, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm                        15-Adult
                                                                                                                                                                                     Works for You                       
                                                                                          16-adult or permission of the in-             Painting/Drawing Studio
  The class will practice drawing from        Instructor: Marta Shannon                   structor                                      First & third Saturday of each
  the live model. Emphasis will be see-         Beginners will wind a warp, dress the                                                                                                July 18
                                                                                          Fee: Non-members $185 / members               month, 10am-12pm
  ing the form though preconceptions.           loom and weave a simple summer
                                                                                          $180                                          Fee: $3-$5 donation to                       Toni Wilkes and Gregory Randall
                                                                                                                                        cover facility use
                                                                                                                                        Contact Dena Bliss 829-1732
                                                                                                                                                                                     THE MAKING AND MARKETING OF A
                                                                                                                                                                                     CHAPBOOK                                        DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                                                                        Bibliophoria Chil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Women’s Zen
                                                                                                                                        dren’s Book Writing
                                                                                                                                        Conference                                       MOVEMENT/                                 Meditation
                                                                                                                                         For writers and illustrators wanting to
                                                                                                                                         learn more about producing children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                          THEATER                                  Music/Movement Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tues, 5-6:30pm, suggested donation
                                                                                                                                         books from published authors/illustra-      Tian Gong Qi Gong                             Contact Chris Fortin, 527-8106, chr-
                                                                                                                                         tors and a children’s book editor/           Ongoing practices for strengthening
                                                                                                                                         agent. A day-long intensive with ses-                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                      the physical, energy and soul bodies.
                                                                                                                                         sions devoted to picture books, mid-         Beginners and advanced practitioners
                                                                                                                                         dle-grade and YA, editing, and project       to come together and learn an ad-
                                                                                                                                         presentation. Presenters Teri Sloat,         vanced system of healing. All ages.
                                                                                                                                         Sandy Schuett, Gianna Marino, Chris-         Bring a pad, blanket and a smile.
                                                                                                                                         tine Walker, Hillary Homzie, Abigail        Music/Movement Room
                                                                                                                                         Samoun.                                     Tues, 7-8:30pm,
                                                                                                                                        July 16, 2011, 10am to 4pm                   $5 donation
                                                                                                                                        Fee: $110 includes lunch                     Contact Kieryn, 321-0411, zen-
                                                                                                                                        More details see http://bibliophoria.

YOUTHclasses                                           Group Piano Classes                                   arships available.
           MUSIC &                                     for Youth 7-11
                                                                                                             Limit: 12. Register by email
          MOVEMENT                                     Instructor: Katie Ketchum, MA                                                                                $70 (10% off 2nd family member)
                                                         Group lessons include free books, annual recit-
                                                         al, piano training, singing, theory games.
                                                                                                                                  ART                               Drop-in: $20 anytime during session.
                                                                                                                                                                    Contact Barbie:
Creative Dance
for 3 yr. olds
                                                       Mon-Wed 3:30-4:30pm, and 4:30-5:30pm,
                                                       ongoing                                               Let Your Eyes Do The                                   Earth Magic Immersion -                                        BOOK CAMP
Instructor: Clare Najarian
                                                       $75 month, one hour lesson a week.
                                                       First trial lesson free.
                                                                                                             Drawing!                                               Ceramics for All Ages                                           FOR KIDS
  Explore rhythm, space, improvisation, self-ex-                                                             Instructor: Barbie Watts
                                                       Contact Katie 874-3571                                                                                       Instructor: Meryl Juniper
  pression and creativity. Dance technique pro-                                                                Children make their favorite ideas come to life                                                              A day-long workshop in book arts, writing and
                                                                                                                                                                      Delve into our intuition and inspiration while
  motes flexibility, strength, and a joyful approach
  to the world of dance.                               Half-day Teen Writing                                   and have fun learning formal (and not so formal)
                                                                                                               drawing techniques. Learn 3D, experiment with
                                                                                                                                                                      creating functional ware and sculptural forms.        illustrating with Christine Walker, Teri Sloat and
                                                                                                                                                                      Learn hand building and potter’s wheel                Eric Johnson (Iota Press)
6 Mon, 10-10:50am for 3 year olds (with par-           Workshops                                               textures, doodles, collage & watercolor. Pro-          techniques. Explore surface treatment and           Ages 8–12
ents)                                                    Leap into the adventure of writing. Fun and           gressive ongoing. Lessons build individual             glazing as we                                       Bring two snacks & lunch
#1: Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24                       thoughtful writing exercises spark your imagi-        skills.                                              develop our unique ability to thrive.                 Fri, July 15, 9am–4pm
#2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 28, Dec 5, 12                     nation and get you jumping for your pen. This       Weds, 3:30-5pm                                         Ages 6-Adult                                          Fee: $30
Fee: $75                                                 workshop is a practice in expressing creativity     #1: Jul 20 - Aug 10                                    July 25-August 5, 2-5pm
Register with Clare at 823-1405                          without judgment or critique.                       #2: Aug 17-Sept 7                                      Fee: $260. 10% discount additional family
                                                       July 9 & July 23, 9:30am-12pm Separate                #3: Sept 14-Oct 5                                      members
                                                       classes, but teens can sign up for one or             #4: Oct 12-Nov 2                                       Materials: $30/25 lbs clay
                                                       both.                                                 #5: Nov 9 -Dec 7 (no class Nov 24) Special             Register with Meryl 823-5843 or meryljuni-
                                                       $20-$50 sliding scale each session – schol-           Holiday Season Session!                      

  New address: 16377 Main Street,
  Guerneville, CA 95446
  Call for an appointment: 707-869-1021

  New work by
  Sculptor Karen Ryer
  and her sculpting students
  and other guest sculptors.
  We are in the same location
  as Absolute Panache
  Hair Salon.


Sebastopol Center for the Arts • 6780 Depot St., Sebastopol CA. 95472 • (707)829-4797 •                                                                                                                                           SUMMER 2011 • 5

                  June 3: Nightingale                             sis on the intimate bonds between moth-
                                                                  ers and children. Despite 19th century
                                                                                                                      September 30: Gravenstein
                  Quartet                                         social structure and strict gender codes,           Mandolin Ensemble
                   This quartet of very talented teenag-          Cassatt ultimately attained artistic and              The Gravenstein Mandolin Ensemble
                  ers perform composers from Bach to              financial success with her friends the              (GME) is the only musical ensemble in
                  contemporary; one of the selections will        Independent or Impressionist painters.              the North Bay featuring the entire
                  be their own composition. Quartet                 Friday & Saturday, July 15th and                  mandolin family: mandolins, mando-
                  members are Scotland Bonnie, viola;             16th, 7:30pm $15 - $20                              las, and mandocellos, with the addition
                  Marissa Zieminski, flute; Gabe Whea-                                                                of accompanying guitar, bass and/or
                  ton, violin; and Athena Wheaton, cello.                                                             percussion. The GME is directed by
                  Mr. Bonnie and Ms. Zieminski were co-
                                                                  September 16:                                       Gus Garelick, mandolinist and its eclec-
                  winners of the 2011 Santa Rosa Youth            John Boyajy                                         tic repertoire includes music from
                  Orchestra concerto competition.                   Marin pianist John                                George Frederic Handel and Joseph
                   Friday, June 3, 7:30pm,                        Boyajy will perform                                 Haydn to Scott Joplin and Duke Elling-
                  $12 general / $8 students, seniors              selections from Bach,                               ton, Brazilian choros, Italian polkas,
                                                                  Liszt and Schubert                                  Klezmer waltzes, and many more musi-
                                                                  and Godowsky – in-                                  cal surprises. They have performed at
                                                                  cluding the Bach                                    the San Francisco Mandolin Festival,
                                                                  Chaconne transcrip-                                 and the annual convention of the Clas-
                                                                  tion and two or three                               sical Mandolin Society of America (Se-
                                                                  of the Liszt transcrip-                             attle, 2010).
                                                                  tions of Schubert songs, plus two or                  For information, contact Gus Garelick
                                                                  three Schubert songs in their original     or Rhonda Berney
                                                                  format (i.e., voice and piano), and then  
                                                                  same songs as transcribed by Liszt.                   Friday, September 30, 7:30 pm $15
                                                                    Friday, September 16,
                                                                  7:30pm $20
                  July 15 & 16: Impressions
                  of Mary Cassatt:
                  American Painter
                    “Impressions of Mary Cassatt; Ameri-
                  can Painter” a musical, written and per-
                  formed by National Endowment For the
                  Arts, recipient, Katie Ketchum who
                  brings to life Cassatt’s struggles and tri-
                  umphs as an artist and a woman,
                  through original songs, storytelling and
                    Born in Pennsylvania, Cassatt started
                                       her career in Chica-
                                       go. After losing
                                       much of her work in
                                       the Great Chicago
                                       Fire in 1871 she re-
                                       sumed her career in
                                       Paris, where she be-
                                       friended Edgar
                                       Degas and was in-
                                       vited to exhibit with
                                       the Impressionists
                                       painters. She paint-
                                       ed images of the so-
                                       cial and private
                                       lives of women, with
                                       particular empha-

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

WordTemple Poetry Series: Susan Browne, Keith Ekiss, Robin Ekiss
  Susan Browne is the author of Bud-                            Ekiss is a former Stegner Fellow at Stan-                      ativeWriting at Stanford University                           first book, was published by New Issues
dha’s Dogs, winner of the Four Way                              ford, recipient of a Rona Jaffe Founda-                        and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in                        Poetry & Prose in 2010.
Books Intro Prize selected by Edward                            tion Award for emerging women writers,                         poetry. His poems, and his translations                         Saturday, June 18, 2011 7pm
Hirsch, and Zephyr, published by Steel                          and author of The Mansion of Happi-                            of the Costa Rican poet                                         Information: www.wordtemple.
Toe Books. Her awards include prizes                            ness, winner of the 2010 Shenandoah/                            Eunice Odio, have appeared in Gulf                           com
from the Chester H. Jones Foundation,                           Glasgow Prize and finalist for the Bal-                        Coast, Harvard Review, New England
the National Writer’s Union, the Los An-                        cones Poetry Prize, Northern California,                       Review, Modern Poetry in Translation,
geles Poetry Festival and the River Styx                        and California Book Awards.                                    The Christian Science Monitor, and
International Poetry Contest. Robin                               Keith Ekiss is a Jones Lecturer in Cre-                      elsewhere. Pima Road Notebook, his

 BOOKS: BIBLIOPHORIA                                                                           CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1
ceive broadsides of winning poems from their chapbook                                  many towns are losing independent book stores to online
entries: John Johnson for “My Father Forgets Himself”                                  and superstore competition. Book-ended by cutting-edge
and Susan Adams for “What We Keep.” All three poets                                    O’Reilly Media at the north end and Iota Press at the
are working with Iota Press, which prints literary and                                 south, Sebastopol is at the crossroads of a county rich
graphic work by hand using wood and metal type on old                                  with writers, artists and innovators, where books and
presses. Iota’s publisher, Eric Johnson, will advise them                              the arts are essential to local flavor.
on design and font choices, and they may assist in print-                                Books constantly evolve—papyrus to paperback, let-
ing and binding. The poets will participate in a reading of                            terpress to offset, ink to pixels. As technology changes
their work, moderated by Gwynn O’Gara, at Sebastopol                                   our access to books, how does it shape our relationship to
Copperfield’s at 7 pm on Friday, June 10.                                              words and images, thinking and imagining? Bibliopho-
  The centerpieces of the two-month celebration are Bib-                               ria address these questions. For more about events, in-
liophoria II: Art of the Book–National Juried Exhibition                               cluding readings, workshops, tours, exhibits, contests,
at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts and Copperfield’s                                library and downtown merchant events, visit bibliopho-
Books 30th Anniversary, a triumph during a time when                          or call Linda Galletta at 707. 829.4797.

Film fest wrap                                                  Best of the Fest                                                                         Frank and Zlata Filipovic to rise    They are night people against their will, floating between
                                                                                                                                                         above their circumstances            a dream world and dream-like reality.
                                                                  Sebastopol Documentary                                                                through the power of writing
 SCA and the Sebastopol Documentary                             Film Festival presents Best of                                                          their stories.
Film Festival thank all of the great festi-
val volunteers.
                                                                the Fest. Six of our favorite
                                                                                                                                                      Fri, Oct 7:                            Call for Films:
                                                                films from this year’s festival
                                                                will be screened at the Sebastopol Cen-                                               Deconstructing Dad                     Submissions for SDFF 2012 are
Without your support our event                                  ter for the Arts throughout the summer.                        Winner of SDFF 2011 Critic’s Award. An exploration of
truly could not happen.                                         So if you missed them at the festival,                         composer and inventor Raymond Scott. You know him             open June 1st. We are seeking
 Thank you to our Selection Committee Gil Mansergh,             don’t miss them now. Tickets at the Se-                        from classic Warner Bros. cartoons and he was the first       Documentary Feature and Short
 Teresa Book Webster, Tommie Dell Smith, Eric McIntyre,         bastopol Center for the Arts, $10. All                         electronic music pioneer.                                     films.
                                                                                                                               From the unique perspective of his filmmaker son, he
 Padi Selwyn, & Jean McGlothlin.
 Volunteer Coordinator Cynthi Stefenoni
                                                                shows start at 7PM.                                            leaves a more complicated legacy.                             for submission guidelines and
 Paul Ennis, Kathleen Shaffer, Matt Marxteyn, Shepherd                                                                                                                                       fees.
 Bliss, Steve McLaughlin, Nancy Burns, John Sappington,
                                                                Fri, July 22: Out in the Silence                               Fri, Oct 28: Goodnight Nobody
 Lee Clark, Jessica Barry, Barbara Coen, Gena Perdue,            This uplifting documentary is about courageous local          Winner of SDFF 2011 Jury Award and one of the most
 Shad Reinstein, Jody Laine, Mike Traina, Carolyn Scott,         residents confronting homophobia and the limitations of       beautiful films we’ve ever screened. It is a sleepless trip
 Don Lewis, Kevin McNeely, Michael Fountain, Janet               religion, tradition, and the status quo in their small town   through one night in the unusual lives of four insomniacs.
 Moore, Kenyon Webster, Rich Panter, Trina DeMattei, Ja-         in western Pennsylvania. This film was sold out at the
 cinta Gorringe, Margo Miller, Carolina Cruz Santiago, Rob       festival and received a standing ovation.
 Cary, Cie Cary, Christian Dale, Robert Brent, Brie Cahill,
 Steve Wheeler, Cory McGuire, Bob Green, Mark Feldman,          Fri, Aug 5: The Yellow Bittern
 Deborah Sanchez, Pat Kavanaugh, Linda Heath, Deb                Out-selling The Beatles at their height, and influencing
 Dobish, Alan Cone, Peggy Morgan-Pond, Paul Schein-              artists like Bob Dylan and Tom Waits, The Clancy Brothers
 berg, Linda Johnson, Dorothy Blake, Frank Schueler,             changed the face of Irish popular music. Watch Liam
 Paul Schoch, Paul Pera, Leah Dean, Vicky Ness, Rod &            Clancy weave tales & confessions of his raucous life.
 Mary McAulay, Nate Atkinson, Beau Bouverat, Chris Vib-
 berts, Chris Nelson, Kathy Douglas, Jennifer Serratore,        Fri, Aug 26: The Most Distant
 Carol Miller, Janice Peters, Shari Canepa, Mark Inman,
 Gayle Bergman, Eli Kilner, Vivien Hillgrove, Dennis Bolt,      Places
 David Turconi, Eric Spillman, Tina Grob, Heidi Lewis,           Join filmmaker Mike Seely and special guest for this
 Lowell Sheldon, Catherine Devriese, & Papagena Rob-             screening. Dr. Edgar Rodas is an extraordinary doctor
 bins and Susan Dzieza.                                          dedicated to improving the health conditions for under-
 And to our opening night sponsors:                              privileged communities in his native Ecuador. This film
 Whole Foods Market, French Garden Restaurant, Ballet-           intimately portrays his visionary mobile hospital and
 to Vineyards, Blue Angel Vodka, Francis Ford Coppola            rural health care project.
 Presents, El Coronel Mexican Restaurant, Fiori Foods,
 Franco American Bakery, Mom’s Apple Pie, Pizza Vino            Fri, Sept 23: Voices Unbound:
 707, Round Table Pizza, Sebastopol Cookie Company,             The Story of the Freedom Writers
 Taylor Maid Coffee, Twin Hills Ranch, Pacific Market, Be-
 novia Winery, Mas Winery, Traditional Medicinals, Kor-          From at-risk youths to published authors, see how stu-
                                                                 dents and their teacher learn from war diarists Anne
 bel, Manzana Apple Products.

                   design build enjoy

                                                                                                “Beautiful job!
                                                                                                workmanship. It
                                                                                                 was a pleasure
                                                                                                  to work with
                                                                                                 all of you. The
                                                                                               compliments keep
                                                                                                  coming in…”
                                                                                                  — Vic & Val,
                                                                                                   Santa Rosa

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   FRIDAY                     3                   THURSDAY                  16
   Casual Concert: The Nightingale Quartet,       Opening reception: BIBLIOPHORIA II
    7:30pm, Music Studio, $12 / $8                 and “From the Endpapers”
                                                   by Katherine Klein 6-7:30pm
                                                  SATURDAY                  18
                                                  Dennis Hysom & Friends in Concert for
                                                   Kids, 10am, Music Studio, $5 per person
                                                  Word Temple Poetry Series featuring
                                                  Robin Ekiss, Keith Ekiss, Susan Browne;
                                                  hosted by Katherine Hastings 7 pm,

   SAT-SUN                 4-5                    Scultpure Jam 2011, Sebastopol
                                                   Downtown Plaza, 10am – 3pm                     THURSDAY                   23
   Art at the Source Open Studios, 10-5
                                                  SUNDAY                    19                    Conversation About Artists’ Books
   FRIDAY                    10                                                                    7pm, Gallery, $7 non-member/$5 member
                                                  Scultpure Jam 2011, Sebastopol
   Chapbook Winner Poetry Reading, 7pm,            Downtown Plaza, 10am – 3pm                     SUNDAY                     26
    Copperfield’s Books, Sebastopol
                                                  WEDNESDAY                 22                    Car-boot Sale 8am-1pm, $15 vendor
   SAT-SUN              11-12                                                                      space
                                                  Dine & Donate Fundraiser
   Art at the Source Open Studios, 10-5            at Mary’s Pizza Shack, all day

                             JULY                                                                   AUGUST
   SUNDAY 3                                                                THURSDAY
                                                                            4, 11, 18
   Sebastopol Kiwanis
    Club Annual                                                            Plaza
    Fireworks, 5 pm,                                                        Performance
    Analy High School                                                       Series:
   THURSDAY                                                                 Sebastopol
    7, 14, 21, 28                                                           Downtown Plaza,
   Plaza Performance
    Series: 6–7:30pm                                                       FRIDAY 5
    Downtown Plaza,
    Free                                                                   Best of the Fest:
                                                                            ‘The Yellow
   FRI. & SAT.                                                              Bittern,’ Film Studio, 7pm, $10    SUNDAY                      28
    15,16                                                                                                      Car-boot sale, 8am-1pm, $15
                                                                           SATURDAY                   20
   Casual Concert:                                                                                              vendor space
    Impressions of Mary Cassatt                                            Dennis Hysom & Friends in
    by Katie Ketchum 7:30pm,                                                Concert for Kids, 10am, Music
    Music Studio, $15-$20                                                   Studio, $5 per person

   SATURDAY 16                                                             FRIDAY                     26
   Dennis Hysom & Friends in Concert for                                   Best of the Fest: The Most
    Kids, 10am, Music Studio, $5 per person                                 Distant Places, Film Studio,
                                                                            7pm, $10
   FRIDAY                    22
                                                                                                                                                                                               ‘Averse’ color mezzotint by Mikio Watanabe of France.

   Best of the Fest: Out in the Silence, Film Studio, 7pm, $10
   SUNDAY                    24
   Car-boot sale, 8am-1pm, $15 vendor parking
   THURSDAY                  28
   Opening Reception “Collage/Assemblage”
    and “Pop Abstract Expressionism”
    by Elliott Jeffries, 6-7:30pm

  FRIDAY          9
                       909                        FRIDAY                    23                     SUNDAY                     25
  22nd Annual                                     Best of the Fest: Voices Unbound:Story of        Car-boot sale, 8am-1pm $15 space
   Benefit Auction                                 the Freedom Writers, Film Studio, 7pm, $10
   Party, 7-10pm                                                                                                                                                             Ren Brown

  THURSDAY                  15                                                                                            FRIDAY            30                               Robert Devee
                                                                                                                          Casual Concert:                          
  Opening reception “Roots” Main                                                                                          Gravenstein Mandolin                     
   Gallery and work by Geetesh, Anusati                                                                                   Ensemble 7:30pm,
   and Michiko Gallery II.                                                                                                Music Studio, $15
  Casual Concert: John Boyajy, piano                                                                                                                                 1781 HIGHWAY ONE
   7:30pm, Music Studio, $20                                                                                                                                             P.O. BOX 156
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