Tuesday, September 4, 2018

ArtMix Amador: A Celebration of 36 Years of the Arts in Amador - Sat Sept 15

“ArtMix Amador” on Saturday September 15 will be a celebration of Amador County’s 36 years of having the arts as a cultural catalyst in the region. Starting at 5:00 pm and going until 9:00 pm, be a part of an incredible evening of art demos, performances, DIY murals, live dance music, fire dancer, a flash mob and more…a family-friendly party to end all art parties.

Crazy interactive art experiences and exhibits will span from the Garden Terrace to the Grand Oak Ballroom of the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort. hese will include many unique types of creativity, a community mural, community poetry, and more. See what the sizeable Amador County arts community has to offer, including performances by students from Amador, Argonaut, and Independence High Schools, as well as home schools, who have amazing talents in poetry, music, theater, and dance. You’ll see a sampling of art teachers who normally share their expertise in local schools thanks to the Arts Education Program of AmadorArts.

The naming of the first-ever Poet Laureate of Amador County will be announced, after a recent nomination and selection process. This honorary 2-term position will go to a local outstanding poet, whose task will be to integrate poetry into the community, including young people.

Live dance music begins at 7:00 pm with local favorite, Darin Sexton and the Highway 49 Band.  Even a fire dancer and a Flash Mob surprise will entertain.  Enjoy all this, along with the 36 years of memories, with food, and thirst quenchers, too, since concessions and bars will be open adjacent and available for purchases.

Open to the public, the $10 tickets available at JacksonCasino.com or at the Cashier’s Cage in the Casino. All proceeds will benefit the non-profit Amador County Arts Council.

Celebrate what the non-profit Amador County Arts Council, aka AmadorArts, has done since 1982 providing Arts Education, free concerts and support to arts organizations, funded by contributions from the community and as a annual recipient of grants from the California Arts Council, a state agency.  The Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is located at 12222 New York Ranch Rd., Jackson, CA, best approached by taking the main entrance off Highway 88.

Darin Sexton & Highway 49 Band will perform starting at 7 pm.
A fire dancer will brighten the Sept. 15 celebration.
Interactive art invites guests to create.
Bruce Peccianti, a beloved teacher of art in schools and the community,
will be teaching Chinese painting.
You can see how to create in chalk and pastels.
Examples of what 6th graders have created in AmadorArts classes

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