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BSO Latin music spectacular stars Emma McGrath May 31 & June 1

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra presents Pura Vida!
A toe-tapping Latin music spectacular starring Emma McGrath
May 31 & June 1: Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.
At Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

Get out your dancing shoes! Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s season finale is going to be a toe-tapping Latin spectacular. Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra will perform some of the best Latin classical music of all time, and the program will showcase British violinist and rising star Emma McGrath. “Pura Vida!” was taken from a Costa Rican expression that literally means “pure life,” and it is in this spirit that Maestro Wesley Schulz and the BSO invite patrons to spend an evening or afternoon celebrating life-giving jewels from the Latin classical-music repertoire.

The program features works from Spain, Mexico, and Chile by Marquina, Chabrier, Leng, Lalo, Turina, De Falla, and Moncayo. Appearing in her Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra debut is violinist Emma McGrath performing Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole. Heralded as a “First-magnitude star in the making” by the Seattle Times, McGrath is associate concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, has been in demand as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the Pacific Northwest, and is making headlines with her beautiful tone and inspiring interpretations.

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra presents Pura Vida! May 31 and June 1 at BPA, with concerts Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Patrons are invited to drop in for a pre-concert chat on Sunday at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $19 for adults, and $16 for seniors, students, military, and teachers; each youth receives free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

Bainbridge Performing Arts and Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra extend special thanks to the BSO’s 2013 – 2014 sponsors Columbia Bank, Fletcher Bay Foundation, and Kitsap Community Foundation. BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical - Avenue Q at BPA May 9 - 25

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents AVENUE Q
A gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical, strictly for adults!
May 9 – 25: Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m.
+ Monday, May 19 & Thursday May 22 @ 7:30 p.m.

Join us for the laugh-out-loud racy hit next May at BPA – a comedy strictly for adults. AVENUE Q is a gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city to seek their purpose in life. Although the show addresses humorous adult issues, it is similar to a beloved children’'s show; a place where puppets are friends, monsters are good, and life lessons are learned.

With music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty, BPA’s production features a dynamic directing duo and beloved cast members from The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Shrek, The Musical, as well as some who are new to the BPA stage. Director Ken Michels joins Musical Director Josh Anderson for a raucous romp showcasing Ryan Bohannon as PRINCETON, Kylee Gano as KATE MONSTER, Justin Lynn as BRIAN, Shannon Dowling as LUCY, James Sgambati as ROD, Ryan Patrick O’Donnell as NICKY, Corinna Lapid Munter as CHRISTMAS EVE, Michelle Abad and Luke Walker as BAD IDEA BEARS, Jesse Smith as GARY COLEMAN, Gregory Conn as TREKKIE MONSTER, and Kayla Teel as ENSEMBLE.

Charming and touching might not be the first words to come to mind for a musical with with graphic depictions of puppet sex and song titles such as Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist and The Internet Is for Porn, but AVENUE Q turns its raunchy, parodic premise into a musical with real heart. Winner of the Tony “triple crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book and produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

AVENUE Q appears at BPA May 9 - 25, with shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3:00 p.m., and Monday, May 19 and Thursday May 22 at 7:30 p.m. A special Pay-What-You-Can Preview is Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m., and the Opening Night Reception is Friday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $27 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $19 for students, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

Bainbridge Performing Arts extends special thanks to Media Sponsor KUOW Public Radio 94.9 FM. BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Step up to the plate with The EDGE Improv May 3rd

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents The EDGE Improv
Saturday, May 3 @ 7:30 p.m.

Step up to the plate with The EDGE Improv May 3rd as the troupe presents an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For nearly two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from audience members and earned entertaining commentary from the troupe members themselves. Troupe member Frank Buxton quips, “We can’t do it without you so please help us; otherwise you’ll have to take us all out to dinner, and that includes the ushers.”

The troupe has earned a devoted following and performs to sell-out crowds regularly at BPA. Members include Ken Ballenger, Frank Buxton, John Ellis, Cynthia Lair, Susan MacPherson, Bhama Roget, Andrew Shields, Chris Soldevilla, and Matty Whitman. Visit The EDGE online at www.theedgeimprov.com and www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

The EDGE Improv appears first Saturdays all year at BPA, and their next performance is May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $16 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

BPA Gallery First Fridays Art Walk May 2: “Theatrical Cats”

BPA Gallery First Fridays Art Walk: “Theatrical Cats”
Colored Pencil Assemblages by Susan Eileen Wiersema
Friday, May 2 @ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
@ Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

“All the world’s a stage,” even for cats. Stop by the BPA Gallery in May for “Theatrical Cats,” a whimsical collection of colored-pencil assemblages by Susan Eileen Wiersema. In this collection, Susan creates her own small theatres. She chose the poems of T.S. Eliot as her scripts. Her reflection on the poetry inspired new images and created a special vehicle for the use of her colored pencils, and of course, her cats. “With theatre and cats,” she says, “you can’t really go wrong.”

Join us in the BPA Gallery for the First Fridays Art Walk May 2 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. for a special artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. Gallery hours throughout the month are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday plus one hour prior to each performance. Admission is free at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island.

The BPA Gallery showcases regional artists in monthly rotating exhibits in the C. Keith Birkenfeld Lobby and participates in the First Fridays Art Walk nearly all year. Contact Dominique Cantwell at 206.842.4560 with gallery inquiries.

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check BPA out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Liz Ellis receives 14th annual Amy Award for Emerging Artists

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) announces winner of fourteenth annual Amy Award
Performing Artist Liz Ellis

Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to announce Liz Ellis as the winner of the fourteenth annual Amy Award for Emerging Artists. Liz, who began her work in the arts as a child in Bainbridge Performing Arts’ Theatre School, reminds us that the performing arts extend far beyond the stage. A recent graduate of Hampshire College, Liz is an accomplished writer, video producer, graphic artist, mentor, and educator who consistently inspires both her contemporaries and also the students who look up to her in BPA’s education program, where she has taught for more than seven years. While one may still catch Liz performing on stage or in scenes from her award-winning web series, “Wrecked,” she has developed a depth of understanding and acquired a broad-spectrum investment in the craft that BPA is proud to promote.

BPA Executive Director Dominique Cantwell says, “I am consistently impressed by her creative and work ethic, her vision, and her inclusive approach to performance; these are qualities that make her not only a leader in her field now, but that will also continue to exponentially propel her success in the future. It’s such an honor to have the opportunity to recognize her with the Amy Award and all that it represents.”

The Amy Award for Emerging Artists is given each year to a Bainbridge Island artist under the age of 35, whose work demonstrates a strong sense of quality, creativity, exploration and dedication. The annual cash award is funded by an endowment established by David and Caren Anderson in honor of their late daughter and administered by the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council.

Previous award winners include Korum Bischoff (2001), Solia Hermes (2002), Jessica Tuffley (2003), Rain Ross (2004), Tracy Lang (2005), Vincent Palazzolo-Packard (2006), Gregory Glynn (2007), Claire Hosterman (2008), Jonathan Hallet (2009), Wesley Corbett (2010), Annie Huntley (2011), Jherek Bischoff (2012), and Raquel Stanek (2013).

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check BPA out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

BPA Theatre School is NOW registering spring session!

NOW REGISTERING: BPA Theatre School
Classes for Pre-K through Adults
Spring Session Begins April 14
Plus Spring Break Camp is March 31 – April 4!

Leap into spring with the magic of live theatre…at BPA Theatre School. Spring registration is NOW underway for classes beginning April 14 for Pre-K through adult students. Plus, our exciting Spring Break Camp offers a fun-filled week (March 31 – April 4) of skill development for beginners and veterans with Director of Education Josh Anderson. BPA Theatre School has a long history of providing quality performing arts education with experienced teaching artists and staff.

In our spring Theatre School session, we’re delighted to offer Beginning Broadway: Song & Poetry for Grades K – 1 and Jason and the Argonauts for Grades 2 – 4, both led by Emily Kight. The spring line-up includes Imagination Station for Ages 4 – 6 and Creative Drama for Grades 1 - 2. Michelle Abad leads Group Voice I for Grades 3 – 8 and Odin's Undoing: The Norse Edda for Grades 5 – 8. Tom Challinor shepherds students in the Teen Shakes class through a multi-media version of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Group Voice II for Grades 8 – 12 is an advanced voice class that works on ensemble and solo singing using both modern music and Broadway classics. Grades 6 – 10 will enjoy Acting Basics in a course exploring the basic terminology and technique of acting, including an introduction to Stanislavksi, Mesiner, and Bogart. Adults may select from Adult Musical Theater (for ages 45 – 105)under the guidance of Josh Anderson and Barbara Deering, or the Shakespeare Appreciation Class or the Adult Acting Shakespeare Workshop, both with Tom Challinor.

Every student has his or her own goals, dreams, and talents. Offering year-round classes, BPA’s education programs nurture these goals by building on student strengths, teaching new skills, and providing a positive, safe environment where students of all ages and all levels can explore and grow, all while having fun! The group atmosphere of BPA’s Theatre School classes and productions builds respect, teamwork, and responsibility – qualities leading to self-confidence, self-awareness, and character building that will last students a lifetime! 

BPA Theatre School classes are held at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. Sign up for spring classes today by visiting online and registering at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/pages/theatre-school.

Bainbridge Performing Arts is able to provide need-based scholarships thanks to the generous contributions of donors to the Theatre School. Letters of request for tuition assistance may be submitted to the BPA Office. Download BPA’s Scholarship Application Form at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/pages/scholarships.

Bainbridge Performing Arts extends special thanks the BPA Theatre School Presenting Sponsor Aberown Studio. BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Bainbridge Chorale & Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra: Verdi's Requiem April 12 & 13

Bainbridge Chorale and Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra present
Verdi’s Requiem at the Bainbridge High School Commons
April 12 & 13: Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday @ 4:00 p.m.

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and the Bainbridge Chorale team up in an historic collaboration this spring. Maestro Michael Austin Miller, Music Director of the Bainbridge Chorale, will lead the combined orchestra and choir in Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music. Next, Maestro Wesley Schulz of the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra will take the baton to lead members of these two incredible musical organizations in Giuseppe Verdi’s monumental Requiem.

Vaughan Williams captures a musical setting that is intoxicating and blissful. The text comes from The Merchant of Venice, in which William Shakespeare penned one of his most poignant tributes to art and music. The music of the Requiem is as finely crafted and beautifully spun as any other vocal work of Verdi. Do not miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the vibrant collaboration of two of the island’s finest classical music groups!

The program features a cadre of talented vocalists including Soprano Janeanne Houston – one of the Northwest region’s busiest and most versatile performers. Her extensive repertoire spans the Baroque era to the present, and she has been privileged to champion the work of living composers. Her recordings are featured on Naxos, Albany, Zimbel, and Elmgrove. Mezzo-soprano Sarah Mattox has performed leading roles with major opera companies across the country and has appeared as a soloist four times at Carnegie Hall. Tenor Ross Hauck has sung numerous times with the Seattle Symphony, the National Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, and the Phoenix Symphony. He has been heard live in broadcast recitals on PBS, and received mention in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and Opera News. Bass Charles Robert Stephens has appeared nationally and internationally in a wide variety of roles and styles in opera and concert music. He has performed leading roles with New York City Opera and with Opera Orchestra of New York in Carnegie Hall and is now active in the Seattle area.

Bainbridge Chorale and Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra present Verdi’s Requiem at the Bainbridge High School Commons, 9330 NE High School Road on Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 4:00 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early for a pre-concert chat on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

Advance ticket purchase is available online (www.bainbridgechorale.org/content/bainbridge-chorale-tickets/tickets.php), through members or outlets: $22 for Adults, $18 for Seniors (62+), $15 for Students/Military/Teachers, and $5 for Children (under 13). Tickets at the door are $25 for Adults, $21 for Seniors (62+), $18 for Students/Military/Teachers, and $5 for Children (under 13).

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and Bainbridge Chorale extend special thanks to their generous sponsors: Columbia Bank, Fletcher Bay Foundation, Kitsap Community Foundation, Sohn Real Estate Group, Sound Family Health, and Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island. BPA and Bainbridge Chorale are supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check BSO and BPA out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow us on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BSO and BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news. Visit Bainbridge Chorale online at www.bainbridgechorale.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Bainbridge-Chorale/112584355443950.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Join Maestro Schulz and Friends for beautiful serenades April 6 at BPA

Bainbridge Symphony Orcehstra Chamber Music Series
Ser·e·nade: A piece of music sung or played in the open air
Sunday, April 6 @ 3:00 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

Join Maestro Schulz and Friends for an afternoon of beautiful serenades. A chamber orchestra comprising musicians from the BSO will perform Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings and Richard Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll. At the end of his life Elgar proclaimed that - of all his music - his Serenade was his favorite. Lithe and gracious, this charming work for strings has become a staple of the string repertory.

Siegfried Idyll was composed as a birthday gift for Wagner’s wife, Cosima. As she awoke, Richard handed her the score to her “symphonic birthday greeting” and an orchestra that had been assembled on the staircase of their home began to play. This is one of the most intimate and private works by a very public and self-assured man. Other artists appearing on the program include Rachel DeShon, soprano, Amber Rose Johnson, mezzo-soprano, Alysa Trebor, flute, Dwight Beckmeyer and Tom Lee, piano, and students from the Seattle Conservatory of Music.

Join us for “Ser·e·nade: A piece of music sung or played in the open air” on Sunday, April 6 at 3:00 p.m. at BPA. Tickets, $16 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra extends thanks to its generous Season Sponsors Columbia Bank, Fletcher Bay Foundation, and Kitsap Community Foundation. BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

Step into space with The EDGE Improv April 5th at BPA

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents The EDGE Improv
Saturday, April 5 @ 7:30 p.m.

Step into space with The EDGE Improv April 5th as the troupe presents an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For nearly two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from audience members and earned entertaining commentary from the troupe members themselves. Troupe member Frank Buxton quips, “We can’t do it without you so please help us; otherwise we'll have to float in space like Sandra Bullock and see what kind of awards we get.”

The troupe has earned a devoted following and performs to sell-out crowds regularly at BPA. Members include Ken Ballenger, Frank Buxton, John Ellis, Cynthia Lair, Susan MacPherson, Bhama Roget, Andrew Shields, Chris Soldevilla, and Matty Whitman. Visit The EDGE online at www.theedgeimprov.com and www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

The EDGE Improv appears first Saturdays all year at BPA, and their next performance is April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $16 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

Check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine

BPA Gallery First Fridays Art Walk April 4: "A Peace of Earth"

BPA Gallery First Fridays Art Walk: “A Peace of Earth”
Photography by Scott Sawdon
Friday, April 4 @ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
@ Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

Stop by the BPA Gallery in April for “Peace of Earth,” award-winning artist Scott Sawdon’s original photography to soothe the soul. Sawdon uses the five elements, Fire, Air, Water, Earth, and Spirit to produce original art from the Northwest. The exhibit includes both high resolution prints and professionally mounted canvases. All photographs are signed, limited and numbered.

Join us in the BPA Gallery for the First Fridays Art Walk April 4 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. for a special artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. Gallery hours throughout the month are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday plus one hour prior to each performance. Admission is free at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island.

The BPA Gallery showcases regional artists in monthly rotating exhibits in the C. Keith Birkenfeld Lobby and participates in the First Fridays Art Walk nearly all year. Contact Dominique Cantwell at 206.842.4560 with gallery inquiries.

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

Check BPA out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BPAonline), follow Bainbridge Performing Arts on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/bainbridge-performing-arts) and Twitter (@BPAPresents), or find out more about BPA at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Check online for the latest on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult class offerings, performance listings, tickets, promos, and more. Go to “About BPA” and click on “Get Our Newsletter” to receive electronic performance announcements and behind-the-scenes news.

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Written by Sally Jo Martine