>La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties' News Leader

La Grande, OR forecast
& Eastern Oregon University Valley Cam

http://tinyurl.com/n2723qt
Observer news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow LaGrandeObserver.com

Today's front page

Image of The Observer's Front Page

Get Home Delivery of The Observer for only $8.50 per month, $9.50 for motor routes. Just click here and after filling out one simple and secure online form you could be on your way to learning more information about local, state and world news.

manage your account »

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow COVE FEST EXPLORES WOLD OF CREATIVITY

COVE FEST EXPLORES WOLD OF CREATIVITY

By The Observer

COVE From introspective to wildly exuberant, the Cove Arts Festival opening Wednesday morning is sure to draw out the creativity in children and adults.

For the next three days and into the weekend, the Ascension School and Camp grounds at the edge of Cove will be transformed by artists and students exploring graphic arts, visual arts and the art of sound.

The festival, free to participants thanks to an Oregon Arts Commission grant sought by the Cove Community Association, will feature morning, afternoon and some special evening presentations by artists. Some of the sessions are designed for certain ages, while others are open to anyone. Lunch will be provided free at the camp Wednesday through Friday

Among the artists who will be working with those attending the arts festival will be singer-songwriters Shelley Hines and her husband, Steve Hines. The two have played at the Yakima Folk Festival, the Northeast Oregon Folklore Society Concerts, Seattle Folklife, the Three Rivers Folk Society and several other festivals.

Barbara Temple Ayres, who lives on the northern Oregon coast, will be showing budding bookmakers how to make paper and put together books. She has an art degree from Scripps College and a masters degree from Reed College. Her work has been shown in galleries along the coast and in Portland and Seattle.

Movement is Patricia Sandlin-Tweits art. She will be offering classes in creative dance mixing an eclectic blend of jazz, hip hop, and modern dance. Her work this summer includes new movement qualities from a hip hop dance training under the leadership of Bill Evans. No prior dance experience is needed, and Sandlin is planning a special festival production for the last day.

Printmaker Kathelene Kat Calloway will be returning to the festival as the artist-in-residence. This week, she will be explaining the technique of polyester plate lithography, which involves using two presses.

Bringing a new sound and rhythm to the festival this year will be Michael Breez, who for the past 23 years has studied African Shona music using marimba instruments. He and his wife, Osha, have founded the Rufaro School of Marimba, and have recorded two popular CDs.

Russ Fish brings the art of silence to the festival, returning as a teaching and performing mime in the tradition of Marcel Marceau. Fish has studied in Europe and works with numerous school programs, as well as appearing on television and on stage.

Breez and Fish will be be presenting evening performances for the public during the festival.

Those interested in attending a class can register at 9:30 each morning at the Ascension School and Camp. Class schedules are available at the camp.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Public Notices
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Guest Columns / Columnists
Features
Outdoors / Ag / Spiritual / Go Magazine / Portraits
Classifieds
View all classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Real Estate / Rentals / Place an Ad
The Observer
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Slideshows / Weather and Valley Cam / /index.php?option=com_rss&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1">RSS Feed ?> RSS Feed

Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use

LaGrandeObserver.com works best with the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple Safari

  • ordina viagra viagra kaufen in wien levitra belgie günstig cialis propecia generico venta viagra generica viagra online kamagra oral jelly billig effetti viagra sulle donne viagra e simili
    1. acheter viagra pharmacie viagra petit prix cialis ricetta viagra kaufen berlin vendo viagra viña del mar viagra senza prescrizione medica super kamagra billig viagra da 25 mg sildenafil citrato prezzo viagra kopen in rotterdam