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MAIN STREET GALLERY and LAKE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL
325 N. Main St., P.O. Box 247, Lakeport, CA 95453
Phone 707 263-6658
Fax 707 263-7165



SEPTEMBER

Tuesday, September 9

Matinee
Doors open at 12:30. Movie begins at 1:00 pm.

Evening Show
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Movie begins at 6:00 pm

The 2nd Tuesday Classic Movie Series

Arsenic and Old Lace

Enjoy your favorite classic movie on the big screen in the beautiful Soper-Reese Theatre.

Donations graciously accepted.

Wednesday September 10
7PM
CobbMtnArtists 2nd Wednesday Artist Presents

Please join us for our September meeting to hear Julie Kreis tell us about her many travels and how she developed her unique art forms. She will be showing a variety of her work as well.

CMA is now meeting in the meeting room at the Middletown Senior Center

Event is free and open to the public.

Friday September 12
6:30 - 8PM
Lake County Poet Laureate Series

This month, the poetry of Jim Lyle read by James Bluewolf

Riviera Common Grounds Coffee House, 9736 Soda Bay Rd., Kelseyville. 8 month series of the former LC laureates.
Friday September 12

Open at 6:00, Show Starts at 6:30pm


Benefiting:
Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association
Featuring:
Johnsen Family Band, Contreras Brothers, Edison Serena & Clayton Rudiger, California State Old Time Fiddle Group
Old Fashioned Country Dance (with caller)

Open Table and Loge seating
All Seats for Friday - $15   2 Day Jamboree tickets - $30 - Buy a ticket for both days at the same time and get the discount on the check out screen!

Saturday September 13

Doors Open at 12:30, Show Starts at 1:00pm

DINNER INTERMISSION 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Featuring daytime:
--Mini-Concerts, Workshops, & Jamming--Konocti Fiddle Club    --Dennis Purcell--Mike Heinz    --Cobb Stompers--Pole Cat Rodeo    --Uncorked--Ruby Mt. String Band

EVENING HEADLINERS
--Pat Ikes Blue Grass --Blue and Lonesome

 Open Table and Loge seating

All Seats for Saturday - $20.00

Sunday September 14 6 PM
Clearlake United Methodist Church.14521 Pearl Ave, Clearlake.
 Free, as always.
 Info at 889-7355
Doors at 5:45, Film at 6PM.
September 19
Doors Open at 6:30pm
Showtime -- 7:00pm
3rd Friday Live
Lake County's own!

  Join us on the Dance floor!!!Welcome Back! We are here every 3rd Friday until next summer!

Saturday September 27
doors open 7pm
showtime 7:30pm

Graciously Sponsored by
The Tallman Hotel and
Blue Wing Restaurant!

Featuring Miss Carmen Getit


FAMOUS MUSICIAN'S BIRTHDAY BASHE


The Soper-Reese Theatre, Famous Musician Productions, and The Tallman Hotel & Blue Wing Restaurant present the 2nd.. hopefully annual.. Paul Kemp Birthday Bash!
Dance the night away with this internationally known jump blues and boogie-woogie dance band from the East Bay!



Main Street Gallery





Don't Forget the First Friday Fling
at the Main Street Gallery in Lakeport.
See the new art, meet the new artists,
enjoy refreshments and entertainment,
always free, and savor the quality wines available for
a small charge.

More information here...

The Lake County Arts Council is a self-funded non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to:

In addition, we seek to have fun with and inform our membership. Being a member of the LCAC has its own rewards. Being a volunteer is more satisfying yet.


Art magazine links have been moved to the Links page

 Diana Liebe classes for adults at the Main Street Gallery

  Wednesday afternoons from 1-4:00pm ONGOING Beginning watercolors

 Adults and teens age 12 and up are welcome.

 Space is limited so please preregister with the Main Street Gallery at 263-6658

 OR email or call Diana at dianaliebe03@yahoo.com  707-245-7512

 Diana  www.DianaLiebe.com

Page for Sherry Harris' email arts newsletter here...






LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
3 HOURS MONTHLY, COBB

An opportunity to draw from a live model ~ no instructor

Group meets from 1-4pm on the 2nd Sat and the 4th Wed of every month.

A call for artists from the Cobb Mtn. Artists for the 2014 Holiday in the Pines Art & Craft Sale

Come join us for our 10th Annual Holiday in the Pines Sale
November 8 & 9

 For more information and an application, call or email:
 Alana Clearlake at 707-494-6285  alanaclearlake@gmail.com

Or download an application from their website:  cobbmtnartists.org 
 Application deadline is October 1

Vendor applications are available for the annual Lakeport Octoberfest which will be this October 4th.

http://oktoberfest-lakeport.com/media-center/oktoberfest-vendor-app.pdf
Friday Morning Painters

Anyone is welcome to join us.   We meet every Friday at 10am at the Kelseyville Senior Center
 (small building just behind the center with the ramp).
There is a once-a-month donation of 5.00 per person that goes to the Senior Center to cover usage of the room.
The one 5.00 fee covers you for as many times as you come for that entire month.
We just work on our own paintings and offer encouragement to each other.
If you have any questions email Steve Bilodeau
  sbilodeau@mchsi.com

There is still time up, until October 13th, to see one of the best art exhibits in Lake County, the Eco Art Sculpture Walk at Middletown Trailside Park.

 

If you haven’t been able to find the time to go see it, September mornings are a good time to go when the weather starts to be even cooler in the mornings. The park is open seven days a week from dawn till dusk. There are some benches and picnic tables along the trail and you can bring your favorite dog friend on a leash to accompany you.  Just be sure to bring a doggie doo doo bag with you so that others don’t have to experience stepping on it. There’s a public restroom rest room in the parking lot so you don’t have any excuses this year not to go. This is the year to have a great experience seeing unusual art at the park and get a little healthy walking exercise at the same time. No excuses now! 

 

For more information check out website:  http://ecoartslc.wix.com/ecoartslakecounty

Konocti Art Society art work on display at WestAmerica Bank

Monday, 18 August 2014 01:09 Editor

 

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Konocti Art Society artwork is now on display at the Kelseyville WestAmerica Bank, 4025 Main St.

WestAmerica invited the Konocti Art Society artists to show a sample of their artwork during the months of August and September as a build up to the Kelseyville Pear Festival.

Artist Ruth Morgan’s “Pear Picking Day” is the featured piece of art in the bank as it was this year’s poster contest winner for the Pear Festival.

The original will be auctioned off at the Dave Stamey Concert on Friday, Sept. 26.

Other artists displaying at this prefestival show at WestAmerica are Leah Adams, Judy Cardinale, Pat Courtney, Barbara Funke, Gerri Groody, Jan Hambrick, Annette Higday, Barbara Kossen, Jeanne
Landon-Myers, Barbara Levasseur, Diana Liebe, Karen Magnuson, Gaylene McComb, Carolyn Morris, Patty Oates and Diane Tembey-Stawicki.

Artwork consists of acrylic, oil, pastel, watercolor, ceramic, pen and ink, color pencil and multimedia.

Konocti Art Society artwork is displayed annually at WestAmerica Bank in Kelseyville during the Kelseyville Pear Festival, which this year is Sept. 27.

 

19h Annual Steele Wines Harvest Festival
– October 11th & 12th, 2014

The format will remain the same with four bands, the vineyard run, grape stomping and wine tasting.

Contact them about emailing you an entry form. The booths will be on the lawn from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

All arts and crafts must be made by seller/exhibitor that is present at the show. Other items are not acceptable.

More info necessary for participation available here...


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Classic Films
at the Soper-R
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    Enjoy your favorite classic movie on the big screen in the beautiful Soper-Reese Theatre.
"Donations graciously accepted"
Matinee show - Doors open at 12:30.  Movie begins at 1:00pm
Evening show -
Doors open at 5:30. Movie begins at 6:00 pm.




September 9 Arsenic and Old Lace

October 14 The Man Who Knew Too Much

November 11 Mr. Roberts

December 9 The Manchurian Candidate

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Mendo Lake Singers meets at 7PM Tuesdays in the Four Square Church, 1125 Martin St., Lkprt. Ladies aged 16 and older are invited to learn to sing 4 part harmony, make new friends and have fun. Info: Chris, 263-5215 or Betty Lou, 263-4721.

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The Konocti Fiddle Club plays for all occasions. more...

The Old Time Fiddlers Association
continues its monthly First Sunday Fiddlers Jam sessions hosted by the Ely Stage Stop and Country Museum from noon to 2 p.m. 

Fiddlers will meet in the Ely barn to perform their wonderful Americana music. 

The stage stop is located at 9921 Soda Bay Road (Highway 281) in Kelseyville, near Clearlake Riviera, just north of Highway 29 at Kit's Corner.
Link to My Divas
FOR A GOOD TIME, CLICK ON IMAGE!


Irish Music and More
Every First Tuesday at the Blue Wing Saloon and Cafe in Upper Lake
6 to 8 PM
With background music by
UNCORKED!

Uncorked playing Irish music from 1 to 2:30 pm at the Fairgrounds on Sat, 3/16.

For information about the fun event and more great bands, click on the link to the "Rhythm & Brews" website

 http://www.rhythm-and-brews.com/the-music/uncorked.html

The duo of Native American Music Awards nominee flautist and composer Keving Village Stone and guitarist and singer Lindy Day

  • Kevin Village Stone and Lindy Day
    specializing in music for wineries, casinos, clubs, black-tie venues, and private parties.
  • The duo Lindy Day and Kayla Bell rocks out as:
  • Ailura Fate
    Indie rock alternative originals, covers, and dance music.
    NEW sound samples just posted!



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Media Notices
Art Media or Media About the Arts

KPFZ has a new website.
http://kpfz.org/

        "Big Art" is the name of the show.     The show relates to anything having to do with art and artists in Lake County.  I believe that there are a lot of artists in Lake County who could use a voice to represent them and inform Lake County listeners about local artists and art events.  
       I'm open to any suggestions on improvements or volunteers to help me with getting the word out. If any of you have information about art events or art education in Lake County that needs to be mentioned, feel free to call me during the show 263-3435. Also, for the future, you can email me with pertinent information that I can mention in future shows. Most of all, I would like to schedule artist interviews for the shows, either to be interviewed live at the radio station or live by phone.
       I hope you will be able to tune in and maybe participate by calling in with some interesting information about art happenings or just to talk about art and artists in Lake County. In advance, thank you for your support.
From Sherry Harris, swharris@jps.net last Tuesday of every month on KPFZ 88.1 FM. from 1-2pm.

AIRWAVES FOR INMATES

Eugenie Steinman's interest in helping incarcerated people began 15 years ago when she began teaching poetry at the Lake County Juvenile hall, as a project of the Lake County Arts Council.

Now, she hosts a show called Radio Jail on KPFZ 88.1FM at 6PM every Suday except the last Sunday of the month.
The whole purpose of it is to bring the outside in, Steinman said.

Because of the program, children have been able to singhappy birthday to their fathers in jail and women have been able to "tell their lovers that they miss them."

"I call myself an ombudsman from the outside to inside," she said. "When people hear the words 'jail' or 'prisoners' they immediately don't want to see it or think about it."

"I am tryuing to shed some light to let people see what is going on," she added.

Writers' Circle

First Thursday of the month,
6:30-8:30 p.m. to share writings, give constructive feedback or just listen and enjoy.
With former Poet Laureate Mary McMillan

Main Street Gallery
325 N. Main St., Lakeport

Lake County Writers
meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month
at the Lower Lake Historic Schoolhouse Museum.
The group welcomes interested writers of all levels and genres.
Notices!
LAKE COUNTY HAS A NEW POET LAUREATE,
INSTALLED ON APRIL 19.

Casey Carney

Also, do not forget the
Family Open Mics
Around Clear Lake!

openmic

Of course, all of these events are free and open to the public.
More information Here....
Every Sunday evening is the ELYSEUM Writers Workshop at Harbin Hot Springs, 6pm to 7:30pm
(with us usually having dinner/coffee together afterward).

Founded seven years ago in San Francisco,
ELYSEUM continues to feature wonderful,
stimulating writing exercises and prompts,
group critique/sharing, guest facilitators
and a monthly featured reader showcase.
As incentive to join us, Harbin offers a $10 discount off admission if attending the workshop.

Contact russellgonzaga@gmail.com for more information. Visit us at http://elyseumwritersworkshop.
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Recently appointed
Lake County Poet Laureate,
Casey Carney, and Riviera Common Grounds Coffee House Proprietor Andrea Williams will host a monthly Lake County Poet Laureate Series, beginning Friday, September 12.

The series opens with the work of Lake County’s first Poet Laureate, Jim Lyle, read by fellow laureate emeritus and longtime friend, James Bluewolf.

The eight-month series is designed to showcase the lineage of Lake County Poets, and will take place at Common Grounds Coffee House ( 9736 Soda Bay Rd, Kelseyville, CA 95451, 6:30-8pm) on the second Friday of each month. One of each of Lake County’s eight Poet Laureates will be presented in sequence. A guest poet and musician will also be performing.



Poets and musicians interested in being guest artists during the eight month series are encouraged to contact Carney at lakecountypoetlaureatecarney@yahoo.com

 

Photo caption: Former and Current Poets Laureate (from the right): James Blue Wolf (2000 – 2003), Carolyn Wing Greenlee (2004 – 2006), Elaine Watt (2012 – 2014), Casey Carney (2014 – 2016), Russell Gonzaga (2010 – 2012), Mary McMillan (2008 – 2010). Missing from photo: Jim Lyle (1998 – 2000) and Sandra Wade (2006 – 2008).
According to Carney, “I passionately believe in the power of expressive language in helping an individual find one’s voice in the world, to strengthen that voice once found, and to share and connect that expression in the community. Originally from Southern California, I have been magnetized to live in Northern California and Lake County in particular. There is a powerful, creative and healing energy here, along with the profound need for it.  Lake County feels like home to me and I often reflect its beauty and complexity in my poetry.”
As the Lake County Poet Laureate, she will facilitate opportunities for poets and creative writers to share their work, through public readings in galleries, coffee shops, community centers, and other venues. She will also reach out to various community organizations and underserved populations to increase the access to and visibility of poetry in Lake County. And, utilizing her background as a special educator and her connections to Lake County schools through teaching, she will promote the experience of poetry workshops in the school setting, particularly with at-risk youth and children with special needs.
Charles Wright, a master of capturing landscape and meditation in verse, has been named the next Poet Laureate of the United States by the Library of Congress. It is the latest in a long list of honors and awards for Wright, who is considered one of the greatest American poets of his generation.

Wright will succeed Natasha Trethewey as the Library’s 20th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. “For almost 50 years, his poems have reckoned with ‘language, landscape, and the idea of God,’” said Librarian of Congress, James Billington. “Wright’s body of work combines a Southern sensibility with an allusive expansiveness, for moments of singular musicality.”


Charles Wright is the author of 24 books of poetry, including “Black Zodiac” which was recognized with a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Photo by Holly Wright
California poetry events, see this online calendar:
http://www.coloredhorse.com/
WritingPoetry/PoetryEvents/

Theresa Whitehill Poetry, Writing,
Letterpress Broadsides
Web Log: Investigative Poetics

2nd Sunday in Willits
Willits Open Reading
7:00 pm
Every second Sunday
Open reading, any art form welcome
at the Muse
30 East Francisco Avenue, Willits
Contact: David Partch, 707 459-7054


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