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Prison Wings

Saturday, September 1, 7:30 pm

butterfly wingsA concert to raise funds and awareness for art in prisons led by Homer singer-songwriter Shawn Zuke.  The evening includes a sound healing performance featuring didgereedu, Solfegio Frequencies, Earth Drum, chants, flute and conscious music with Shawn and supporting musicians Sabrina Lee and Kelly Jay.  Zuke, who organized the event and gathered the artwork, shares her songs and experiences of going into Folsom prison to share her music and promote art-making there. The event also features original artwork for sale from prisoners in Seward and California to raise money to purchase art supplies for them and other prisoners.
$15 suggested / pay as you can

Encaustic Work-Play Days

Every Sunday in September, 12 - 4 pm

at Ann-Margret's studio in Homer
Encaustic workshopJoin artist Ann-Margret Wimmerstedt for these Sunday sessions exploring the versatility of encaustic medium.  Ann-Margret has been teaching encaustic workshops in Homer for 10 years and brings a wealth of information, enthusiasm and experience to her classes.  Participants are encouraged to bring objects and images for inclusion. Space is limited.  Call Ann-Margret's studio at 235-1575 to register.  A $75 materials fee per session covers all supplies including pigments, encaustic medium, and panels. 

Alan Parks

Moments of Time, a photography exhibit

Friday, September 7, 5 to 7, with an artists talk at 6 pm

Hoxie running on cloudsHomer photographer Alan Parks features images of his children, Hoxie and Ella. Parks writes, "Time, place , a memory in my mind... I can retrace the exact steps I took while making these photographs, it is almost surreal, but its not. It is clear and true, forever etched in the pages of my mind. The photographs are my artifacts." 
The Visual Arts Exhibition Program is underwritten by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

907 Central Jazz Tour with the Dan Mac Quartet

Saturday, September 8, 7 pm

907 Central Jazz TourThis six-city tour of Alaska features one of Portland's best "jazzers," guitarist and luthier Mike Doolin, along with bassist extraordinaire Milo Matthews, Dan McElrath on keys and Cameron Cartland on drums performing original music from Doolin's CD "Reflection," Matthew's CD "Miles of Eva" and Dan McElrath's "Ajazzka" as well as many all new tunes on the new 907 Central CD to be released immediately following the tour.
$15 suggested / pay as you can

Poetry in Place

Saturday, September 15, 7:30 pm

Storm on bayA reading by Homer poets Eva Saulitis, Erin Coughlin Hollowell and Wendy Erd.  This celebration of Eva Saulitus’s new book of poetry, Many Ways To Say It, written in relationship to the “difficult, extreme, wild landscape of Alaska” provides the perfect opportunity to introduce a unique new state wide project, Poems in Place. The evening will weave visual images, poetry, and acoustic music by guitarist David Grimes. A book signing will follow a time for audience questions. Refreshments will be served.
$ donations welcome

The Westchester Collective

Saturday, September 22,  7:30 pm

Michael Howard and Heather StewartThis Anchorage, Alaska based folk duo is the musical vehicle of singer-songwriter Michael Howard and classically trained pianist Heather Stewart. Howard has recently returned from a three month solo tour through Canada and the Pacific Northwest with his 2012 album, entitled "The Caribou and the Wolf". The Westchester Collective has appeared on stages around Alaska and at folk festivals, performing a range of traditional to modern folk and acoustic pieces, as well as original music. The group is currently working its first album, to be released in early 2013.
$15 suggested / pay as you can

Cliff Eberhardt in concert

Wednesday, September 26, 7:30 pm

Cliff Eberhardt on guitarSinger songwriter Cliff Eberhart returns to Homer for a solo show featuring his original brand of American blues and roadhouse ballads. Cliff will be in Alaska performing with Dar Williams (Anchorage and Palmer) in September and he will be at Bunnell on Sept. 26 at 7:30 pm. He last played the Mariner with Richie Havens. Of note, until June 10, Cliff is in residence in Washington, DC as he has been hired by the Folger Shakespeare Theatre to write and perform original music for their production of The Taming of the Shrew.  The show, set in the American west of the mid-1800s, has a Helen Hayes award winning director, Aaron Posner, and both the show, and Cliff, have already been getting a lot of positive press.  Cliff has been playing to sold out crowds prior to his engagement with the Folger in DC.
$20 suggested / pay as you can

Time-Bank your volunteer hours at Bunnell Street Arts Center! Bunnell joins many other local non-profits in inviting you to bank your hours hosting, helping with events and serving on our Board of Directors with AHA Time Bank. Trade time for everything from babysitting to snowshoveling. Learn more.

Street Painting

Monday, September 10, 3 pm

Compass RoseOld Town People's Garden is a project of Old Town Neighborhood Association which envisions improvements for pedestrian safety, traffic calming and aesthetic enhancements in Old Town. The project commences with a street painting event beginning September 10 from 3-6 pm. Bunnell Street Arts Center leads these improvement efforts with grant support from Homer Soil and Water and Rasmuson Foundation. The intersections of Main & Bunnell as well as Bunnell & Beluga will each be embellished with a vibrant painting on the road surface as show above. For more information call Brianna 299-7403.
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Shawn Zuke
Prison Wings Project
Sept 1, 7:30 pm

Encaustic Work-Play Days
12 - 4 pm
@AMW's studio

Alan Parks
Exhibit Opening
Sept 7, 5 to 7 pm
Artist Talk, 6 pm

Dan MacElrath
Jazz Quartet
Sept 8, 7 pm

Poetry in Place
Sept 15, 7:30 pm

Michael Howard &
Heather Steward
folk concert
Sept 22, 7:30 pm

Cliff Eberhardt
folk concert
Sept 26, 7:30 pm

Micke Lippe,
Artist in Residence
Oct 3 - 17

Process Alaska
AK artists take on NY
Oct 19 - 31

Inupiaq Rap
"Calling all Polar Bears"
@Islands and Oceans Visitors Center
Oct 26 & 27

Ellis Paul
folk concert
Nov 9

Red Hot Patriot
live theater
Nov 16, 17, 18

Nutcracker Faire
The Birdhouse Project
and crafts galore
Dec 1, 2

It's A Wonderful Life
Dec 28, 29, 30
Process Alaska

2012 Exhibitions

Alan Parks

October 3 - 17
Micke Lippe
Artist in Residence

October 19 - 31
Process Alaska
AK artists take on NYC

Kathy Smith

Deland Anderson
plate by Gaye Wolfe
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Bunnell's Board of Directors:
Rika Mouw, Pres. 
Flo Larson,Vice-pres.
Aimee Sulczynski,Sec.
Carol Swartz
Gaye Wolfe
Diane McBride
Maura Brenin
Jo Michalski
Ann-M. Wimmerstedt
Carla Klinker Cope
Erin Hollowell
Angela Brock

Bunnell's staff
Asia Freeman
Artist/Exec. Director

Adele Groning
Asst. Director

and a special welcome to..
Brianna Allen
Fundraising Coordinator
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Thank you New and Renewing Members!!

Brunhilde Benner
Garry & Kathy Kaulitz
Lise Kirsis
Mary Knudtson
Susan McNeil
Anne Nixon
2012 Bunnell Street Arts Center
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