Two performers Nov. 3

The Skagway Arts Council welcomes Robert Sarazin Blake and CR Avery to the BPOE 431 Elks Hall at State Street and 6th Avenue on Saturday, November 3, 8 p.m. Skagway Elks members and non members, 21 years of age and over welcome. Admission: $12 or $10 for SAC members and seniors.
For the last 10 years Robert Sarazin Blake has been singing, strumming, and writing songs around the US and Ireland. In 2011 he released two new albums with long titles, A Long Series of Memorable Nights Forgotten: The Belfast Sessions and Put it all down in a Letter. His songs are stories told in his own unique, controlled stream-of-consciousness, style of writing. The music captures ears and heads for the gut.
CR Avery is a one man band, but one for this generation; with the rare ability to sing poetic verse while beat boxing simultaneously while pounding the piano and adding harmonica like a plot twist. Over the years he’s caught the attention of music peers Tom Waits (“…he’s blowing my mind”) and Utah Philips (“Raw Talent!”). He recently released an album called ‘The Great Canadian Novel’ and a book of poems called ’38 bar blues’.
For additional information: Call Donna at 983-3222.

Arts Class Nov. 8

Skagway Arts Council will be hosting an arts class: Introduction to Drawing Materials, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Skagway School shop. Eve Griffin will discuss and demonstrate the basics of several classic drawing mediums, including pencil, charcoal, pastel, and colored pencil, and there will be free time to try them out. All ages are welcome, materials will be provided and there is no charge to attend. Although oriented toward beginners, artists of any level are invited. A series of drawing classes will follow this one in the near future; come to this demo class and tell us what you’d like to cover in those classes and how you’d like them scheduled. For further information, call Eve at 983-2653.