The Good Lovelies - You don't want to miss this fun mid-winter concert featuring The Good Lovelies, a sharp, sassy and funny, all-female Canadian folk/country music trio, on Saturday, February 23, at 7 p.m. at the AB Hall. You will witness textbook three-part harmony, constant instrument switching, and witty on-stage banter from the "Lovelies" who released their fifth album in 2012 and were awarded the 2010 JUNO for Roots/Traditional Album of the Year. The group will also be conducting a free vocal harmony workshop while they're in town (called Dottie at 983-2248 for more info and to register). Admission $15/adults, $10/seniors/students ($2 member discount). www.thegood lovelies.com.
Junket to Juneau to See Jake Shimabukuro - There's still time to join the group that will be flying to Juneau on Monday, February 11 to attend the amazing concert of Jake, the virtuoso ukulele picker. Packages as low as $180/person available (includes round- trip air fare, concert ticket and 1 night's lodging). Call Dottie at 983-2248 before Sunday, February 10.
5th Annual Winter Film Festival - Catch these first-run films that won't be available elsewhere! A weekend pass makes a great Valentine's gift and supports the Skagway Arts Council! This year's theme centers on road trips with a little river thrown in. Cost is $5 per film or $20 for a weekend pass. Show your weekend pass at each film and get your name entered into a drawing for a chance to win a seat in the V.I.P. recliner for the duration of that film! Refreshments will be available for purchase.
For a list of exact dates and times, see the Film Strip Ad.
Art Classes/Clay Workshop- Painting and Drawing classes with Eve Griffin: Alternating Mondays through February, 6:30 p.m. in the school science room. $7 ($5 for members). Ukulele Building with Chris Maggio. March 2-3 and March 9-10. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (with optional work session evenings during the week between) in the school workshop. $47 ($45 members). Clay: Wheel and Hand Building with Tiffany Metz. Thursdays 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14. 6-8 p.m. $48 for one class; $144 for all four (one free class!). All materials included. Pre- registration required. For information on the classes above, please contact Kathy Wassman at 612-0664.
Fused Glass Classes (preregistration required) -Fused Glass, Little Things: Choose from many possible projects and make several items in one class! Colorful earrings, pendants, magnets, bracelets, bottle stoppers and more! Saturdays 2/9, 3/2, 3/16. 3-5 p.m. $8-$25 each. All ages welcome. Go Bigger, Fused Glass Class: Beginners or experienced glass makers can jump right in and make a plate or bowl! This class will teach you all you need to know about designing, fusing and slumping glass. Use of glass powders, frit and stringer will be explored. Saturdays 2/23, 3/9, 3/23. 3-5 p.m. $58-$100. Torch work glass beads: Learn how to make glass beads using a fixed torch and take home 6-10 beads. Sundays 2/10, 3/3, 3/10. 2-5 p.m. $85 (includes all supplies). Limit: 3. To sign up, or for more information on glass and clay classes, contact Donna Griffard 983-3222.
– Skagway Arts Council