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Jansen Art Center

321 Front St., Lynden, WA

Phone:
1-(360)-354-3600

Website:
www.jansenartcenter.org

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Live at the Piano Lounge: Anissa

R&B/Soul

Anissa has been singing professionally world-wide since a young age. Each of her performances moves her audiences with her beautiful, soulful voice. She celebrated the release of her newest album, Tied, in 2017. Tied is Anissa's first album featuring all original music. It showcases her versatility as a singer in the R&B, Pop and Singer-Songwriter genres. Anissa has performed both on national television and has toured with the Indonesian President, winning awards for her performances such as the Star of Radio and Television (a national competition in Indonesia). Anissa will be joined by Erik Snyder (piano) for this performance.

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• Thu 8/16/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Music: Emily Bailey and Bethany Hilt

Classical

Every Wednesday, the Jansen Art Center invites you to join us for a free live music performance in our Piano Lounge from noon-1 pm. Each week we welcome a different talented local pianist, guitarist or small ensemble. Emily Bailey, violin and Bethany Hilt, piano. Emily Bailey started taking violin lessons at the age of eight and loved the instrument from the very beginning. She has been a violin teacher for over thirty years and is certified by the Music Teachers National Association. Emily performs with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, the Whatcom Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and the Whatcom Chorale Sinfonia as well as playing on the worship team at her church. She enjoys playing a mixture of popular, sacred and classical pieces. Emily is accompanied by Bethany Hilt, piano. Hilt is also a member of the Lynden Music Teachers Association.

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• Wed 8/22/18 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Live at the Piano Lounge: Joe and Carol Young

Rock, Folk

Curated by local musician Victor Pruner, the Live Music in the Piano Lounge series is designed to bring a variety of local musicians to engage the community. Joe and Carol Young are an energetic musical duo, performing dozens of their own unique musical compositions, as well as an enormous variety of popular tunes of almost every genre. They enjoy playing requests and performing for audiences of all ages.

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• Thu 8/23/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Kaeli Earle Trio Concert at the J

Jazz

The Kaeli Earle Trio is comprised of longtime friends Alex Roemmele, Conner Helms and Kaeli Earle. The group’s shared love of improvising means no show happens the same way twice, leading the audience through wild experimentation and heavy grooves. Earle’s originals are originally written for bass and vocals and are catchy to begin with, but the trio takes them to the next level: pure magic made in the moment. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Jansen Art Center Gallery Shop or online at jansenartcenter.org/events/the-kaeli-earle-trio.

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• Sat 8/25/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Music: Karen Scholten

Classical

Every Wednesday, the Jansen Art Center invites you to join us for a free live music performance in our Piano Lounge from noon - 1 pm. Each week we welcome a different talented local pianist, guitarist or small ensemble. Local music teacher, Karen Scholten, returns to the Piano Lounge at the Jansen Art Center. Scholten is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and the Washington State Music Association. She studied music history, music education, voice and concert choir at Seattle Pacific University. She teaches composition and piano to students of all ages in her studio in Everson.

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• Wed 8/29/18 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Live at the Piano Lounge: JP Falcon Grady

Acoustic

Thursday nights, the J invites you to enjoy free live music in the piano lounge from 6 PM - 8 PM. The Firehall Cafe at the J offers their full menu of food and beverages until 9 PM. Curated by local musician Victor Pruner, the Live Music in the Piano Lounge series is designed to bring a variety of local musicians to engage the community. J.P. Falcon Grady is a self-taught acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter and a proud member of the Blackfeet Nation. He performs a wide variety of genres that include originals and tributes while touring throughout the Pacific Northwest, Montana and Hawaii as a solo artist and with his band, J.P. Falcon Band.

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• Thu 8/30/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2018 Summer Juried Exhibit

Art Show

The Juried Exhibits are open to the public as a way to showcase the artistic talent in Whatcom County and the surrounding region. Each season, artists are invited to submit up to five pieces to be judged by a qualified jury made up of artists, curators, and other figures in the arts community. The selected pieces are displayed in the Jansen Art Center for the community to enjoy. This quarter, we received submissions from nearly 50 artists. The jury selected 74 pieces from 43 artists to be on display at the Jansen Art Center. The exhibit includes a wide assortment of artistic mediums including acrylic, oil and watercolor painting, assemblage, photography, textiles, and pastels. The exhibit will open with an artist reception on Thursday, June 7 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. There will be live music in the Piano Lounge with jazz and contemporary musicians Darla Bradshaw Lobb and Walt Burkett. Photos courtesy of the artists.

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• Thu 6/7/18 - Fri 8/31/18 at

Call to Arts: Falling out of the Box Jewelry Challenge

Jewelry/Gems

Registration is open for jewelry artists interested in participating in the 2018 "Falling Out of the Box Jewelry Challenge" at the Jansen Art Center. This year's challenge is inspired by torch songs and will involve creating a wearable piece of metal jewelry. Artists of all skill level are encouraged to participate - the challenge involves the fabrication of metal jewelry from supplies provided in the mystery Material Box. In order to participate, artists register by purchasing a Material Box. The boxes will be mailed to participating artists the first week of September, and the deadline to return completed projects is October 12, 2018. The challenge is limited to 75 participants.

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• Thu 7/26/18 - Fri 10/12/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM