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Weekly Calendar of Upcoming Events and Performances

To have your event added to The Arts and Culture Calendar contact:
Joelyz Linkous:  info@KetchikanArts.org 907-225-2211

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November 20–26 2022

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The Artery "Inspiring Positivity Through Art" Class

Monday, November 21, 2022
4:00 pm5:30 pm
The Artery

Ages 5 and up
$110.00

In this class, they will visualize and generate plans for ideas to create art that projects positivity. They will look at how art can influence culture and the human experience. Students will use a number of different materials such as paint, drawing supplies, cardboard, adhesives, and wire to create positive message-themed art designed to make people smile!

Register with the link below.

BOOMbal Dance Class

Monday, November 21, 2022
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Main Street Gallery

BOOMbal Dance Classes at the Main Street Gallery! Monday Nights in November

1) Swing 101 - New Beginner Swing Basics | November 7 only
We offer Swing 101 the first week of every 4-week Swing 2 session, to get everyone started with the basic steps and turns of East Coast Swing. If you are a brand new beginner—this is your class! Or take this foundation session many times to review your basics.
The best dancers never tire of practicing basics.
Swing 2 | November 14, 21, and 28
You need at least one Swing 101 class to take Swing 2

Swing 3 | November 7, 14, 21, 28
Has completely different moves from Swing 2
You need at least one Swing 101 class to take Swing 3
swing 101 + Swing 2 for beginners Swing 4 for intermediates.

$30/one 4-week class, $45/both classes. No partner needed, but reservation is required. Register via FB messenger @BOOMbal Dance Hall, mask are optional. 

The Artery "Abstract Art" Class

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
4:00 pm5:30 pm
The Artery

Ages 5 and up
$110.00

Learn how to make abstract art by understanding the use of color, composition, negative space, and contrast. They will use a variety of mediums in each piece. Students will be challenged to be bold and to push the boundaries of what art is by encouraging them to have no expectations of the outcome. They will be guided them to trust their artistic intuitions and follow their hearts while creating their abstract masterpieces!

Register with the link below.

Open Craft Night at the Totem Heritage Center

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
6:00 pm9:00 pm

Open Craft Night is back at the Totem Heritage Center!
Join them on Tuesdays from 6-9:00pm and bring your weaving, regalia, and design projects to work in the company of fellow Northwest Coast artists and students.
For more information about Open Craft Night, the Native Arts Studies Program, and the Totem Heritage Center call 225-5900 or visit KetchikanMuseums.org.
**Woodshop access will NOT be available in October and November due to renovations.**

Sam Pitcher Scholarship Concert "An Evening of Jazz"

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Kayhi Auditorum

Help support young Ketchikan musicians, AND hear awesome Jazz!!!! Performances by Schoenbar Jazz Band, the Kayhi Jazz Band, Kayhi Vocal Jazz and featuring Hydroplane, a jazz ensemble assembled by former scholarship recipient, Austin Hays!!!!! With a special performance by the 2022 FCP Divo, and former scholarship recipient, Niles Corporon!

The Artery "Teen Art: Inspiring Positivity Through Art" Class

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
3:30 pm5:00 pm
The Artery

Ages 13 and up
$110.00

In this class, they will visualize and generate plans for ideas to create art that projects positivity. They will look at how art can influence culture and the human experience. Students will use a number of different materials such as paint, drawing supplies, cardboard, adhesives, and wire to create positive message-themed art designed to make people smile!

Register with the link below.

Ketchikan Theatre Ballet Adult Tap

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Ketchikan Theatre Ballet

Adult Tap is an Open-Level Tap class that is great for adults with no previous dance experience and also offers a fun environment for those with tap experience.

Come tap into your inner dancer with this rhythm-based dance class! No previous dance or tap experience is needed. KTB has some used tap shoes available for rent or purchase or simply wear a hard sole dress or low heel shoe. Tap shoes can be ordered through KTB as well. Punch cards also available for this class.

Arts Report on KRBD

Thursday, November 24, 2022
8:20 am8:35 am

Each week at approximately 8:20 am KRBD hosts the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council for their weekly report on arts and humanities in Ketchikan and the surrounding area. Get a synopsis of the local music scene, performances, Gallery exhibits, pop-ups, and Calls to artists. The Arts Report often features special guests from the Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Artists, and Curators. Tune in weekly to KRBD 105.3 FM Ketchikan, Metlakatla and Saxman, 107.1 FM North Ketchikan, Ward Cove, and Ketchikan, 101.7: Craig, 90.7: North Point Higgins, 90.1: Mountain Point, Hydaburg, Klawock, and Thorne Bay.
If you would like your event to be aired in the Arts Report please let us know by the Thursday prior.

Ketchikan Theatre Ballet Adult Jazz

Thursday, November 24, 2022
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Ketchikan Theatre Ballet

Adult Jazz is an Open-level Jazz Class that invites adults of all ability levels to move, stretch, and dance to a variety of popular music.

New Class! Burn calories and listen to fun music while learning the basics of Jazz technique! No dance experience or dance gear is required for this class. comfortable clothing and bare feet or socks work great!

KAAHC Idea Festival !

Friday, November 25, 202210:00 amSunday, November 27, 20225:00 pm
Kayhi

The IDEA Festival is a re-envisioning of a wintertime favorite - the Winter Arts Faire.

The IDEA Festival will feature all Ketchikan's artists showcasing their newest works, PLUS some artists will be giving classes and presentations you can take part in. Artists booths will be open 10am to 5pm Friday and Saturday, and 10am to 3:30 on Sunday.

There will be a cultural food court featuring the many foods of Ketchikan, recipes, gathering protocols, and more.

We will also have a speaker and story telling series in the auditorium during the day on Friday and Saturday. The speakers and story tellers will be sharing personal stories, or ideas they have come up with, or remarking on culture and art. We will reveal the speaker list soon!!!

And to round out the evenings, we have performances by Ketchikan ensembles including Hughes and Vecchione Dance Project, Ketchikan Community Concert Band, the Ketchikan Orchestra Project, and the Ketchikan Community Chorus, and more!!!!

We are so excited about this expanded event and hope you are too!!!!

Jack Finnegan & Hughes & Vecchione Performance

Friday, November 25, 2022
2:00 pm7:00 pm

Ketchikan Theatre Ballet Adult Ballet

Saturday, November 26, 2022
9:00 am10:30 am
Ketchikan Theatre Ballet

This open-level Ballet class is geared toward adults with no previous dance experience.

Move your body, burn calories and learn the basics of Classical Ballet technique! There is no dance or ballet experience necessary for this class. This class is designed for adults who are new to dance and have always wanted to experience the beauty of ballet! Punch cards are also available for this class.

"Storytelling in Music" - Ketchikan Community Concert Band

Saturday, November 26, 2022
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Kayhi Auditorium

Join the Ketchikan Community Concert Band during the IDEA Festival for "Storytelling in Music: Folk Songs and Shanties" Fall performance. The performance will be preceded by a "Concert Talk" presented by Jeffrey Kalrson about the concert band genre, and the music to be performed.

Tickets are $15 for adults, free for youth 18 and under. Purchase tickets at the link below, or at the door.


Image Credits
TOP ROW (L-R)
Stephen Jackson, Seward Shame Pole, Saxman, Alaska, 2017 - Ketchikan Community Concert Band, image credit Felix Wong - Evy Posey, "Cosmic Wyvern", Mixed UP the 35th Annual Wearable Art Show, 2021 – Ricardo Búrquez, "My World", 2016 - Evon Zerbetz & Rich Stage, "A Trip to the Library", 2012 - Terry Pyles, "Yeltatzie Salmon", 2015

BOTTOM ROW (L-R)
Kathy Flora, Marcie Pungowiyi, New Path Dancers, "Thunder”, ShapeShift the 26th Annual Wearable Art Show, 2012, image credit Ernie Meloche - Rhonda Green, Tongass Historical Museum entry gate, 2021 - Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Spring Gala "The Four Seasons" May 2021 -  Nathan Jackson, "New Thundering Wings", 2016 – First City Players, "39 Steps", Jack Finnegan, 2021, image credit Jeff Fitzwater - Jackie Keizer "Sailing Off Into A Tequila Sunrise", Mixed UP the 35th Annual Wearable Art, image credit Jeanette Sweetman 2021 - Shawna Hofmann, Andiamo Dance Company, image credit Jeanette Sweetman, 2021- Ricardo Búrquez, “Pipe Junction” 2021 - Isreal Shotridge, Chief Johnson's Totem Pole, Ketchikan, AK. 1955

The Positive Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

  • Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

    5,700,000 million annually

  • Direct employment by arts sector

    73

  • Volunteers

    1289

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