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Buhl Arts Council

Winter 2007

Calendar of Events

Buhl Arts Council
at The Eighth Street Center
200 North Eighth, Buhl   (208) 543-2888


2006-07 In-House Performance Season

The Buhl Arts Council is proud to present their 2006-07 In-House performance Season. This is a great line up of a variety of performing and theater arts that is sure to please all ages. Season tickets for both adults and you are available. Season Tickets Now Available— $188 per person includes all food. Student Season Ticket—$50 (does not included Anniversary dinner or Valentines dinner/concert.) Seating is limited, so buy your tickets now! Performances made possible by grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Please note that at the end of each description is noted the number of educational assemblies/ workshops that the performers will be providing for the Buhl and Castleford School Districts.



January Jazz: Celebrate the new year with some of the Magic Valley’s best jazz performers.

Friday, January 5, 7:00-9:00 pm: Jazz Jam: Improvisational jazz at its best including: Brent Jensen- CSI Jazz Professor, Tony Bowler- Tony Bowler Ensemble, Carter Wilson and members of BlueHart. Tickets $10.

Saturday, January 6, 10:00 am-noon: Jazz Presentation: CSI jazz professor Brent Jensen will present a short history of jazz music in America using clips from the acclaimed Ken Burns "Jazz" documentary. An overview of the stylistic periods (Early Jazz, Big Band, Bop, Cool, Hard Bop, Free Jazz & Fusion) will be discussed along with live demonstrations and video clips of legendary jazz figures. Free admission. Donations to CSI Jazz Department gratefully accepted.

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm: Jazz Film Series & Discussions: Jazz reflects the heart of American culture. Local jazz enthusiasts will lead these FREE informative film and discussion sessions.

Jan. 9: THELONIOUS MONK: STRAIGHT, NO CHASER (1988, 90 min.) An excellent documentary by Clint Eastwood on Thelonious Monk.

Jan. 16: SONNY ROLLINS: SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS (1986, 101 min.) Award-winning documentary about saxophonist Sonny Rollins.

Jan. 23: KEITH JARRETT: THE ART OF IMPROVISATION (2005, 84 min.) Recent documentary on pianist Keith Jarrett. B. Jensen says, “One of the most insightful films I've ever seen dealing with the process of improvisation.”

Jan. 30: PHIL WOODS: A LIFE IN E-FLAT (2005, 87 min.) Documentary on bebop saxophone legend Phil Woods.

Feb 6: A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM (1994, 81 min.) Academy Award Nominated film centered around the historic photograph taken by Art Kane in 1958. (The same one referenced in the Tom Hanks film "The Terminal").

Program made possible in part by funding from the Curtis Turner Memorial Fund, Robert W. & Carol Reed Fund Southwestern Region Greatest Need Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation.


Jan. 4-Feb. 28: Expedition
America, A National Park Odyssey:
Terry and his wife Stevie quit their jobs, loaded their belongings into a Volkswagen EuroVan and set out for a year long adventure that took them to America's natural wonders, it’s National Parks and to meet their fellow Americans. Terry explains, “For me photography is about appreciating the landscape first hand, recording the my view, and telling a story.  Through Expedition America, A National Park Odyssey, I saw an opportunity to use my photography to make a difference.  Perhaps my images would inspire others to get involved in saving our natural wonders, and appreciate our National Parks.”


Thurs, Jan. 4th, 5-7 pm: Gallery Opening. Admission free.
Sat, Jan 27th, 5-7 pm: National Park Trust Special Event
The National Park Trust is the only land conservancy uniquely dedicated to preserving America's national system of parks, wildlife refuges, and historic monuments. Admission free.


Saturdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 and March 17:

Felting Classes with Eva Schriemer: Students will learn the ancient techniques of felting and go home with a self-made object. Please call regarding class time, fees and for reservations.


Introduction to Photography-Workshops: Fridays 7-9 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm: January 26-27: The Photographer,
February 2-3:
Photographic Tools, February 9-10: Photographic Work Flow:
Terry Halbert will be leading these fun workshops to help the beginning photographer become more comfortable with their cameras and how to take terrific photos! Bring your camera (any kind), questions and a sample of a style of photography that you like. 1-class $35.00. Any two classes $65.00.  All three Classes $90.00. Class space is limited, must make reservations at least two days prior to event.


February 14: Paul Tillotson: jazz piano Born in Boise, Idaho, Paul has made New York City his home for the past fourteen years.  He has played with some of the top names in music over his twenty-eight years at the piano, including: Gene Harris, Vernel Fournier, Lynn Seaton, Luther Hughes, Red Holloway, Ernie Watts, Chris Minh Doky, Matt Wilson, Anton Fig (David Letterman Band), Chris Bodi (Sting), Lenny Picket (Saturday Night Live Band), Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live Band), Michael Merritt (Conan O’Brien Band) and James Wormworth (Conan O’Brien Band). In November 2002, Paul released his fourth CD entitled Funky Good Time-Idaho Mountain Express.  His trio has been complimented with Jeff Rew; bass, Josh Kelly; drums and James Wormworth; drums. Includes Dinner $50. (Two school programs) For more information visit


March 1-April 10: Lisa Holley’s Prints of Animals: Opening Reception: March 1, 5-7 pm: Sun Valley based Lisa Holley creates wonderful renditions of our favorite local wildlife, but look a little closer and discover a whole caste of characters hiding within the primary image.


April 20:  Cascada de Flores CASCADA DE FLORES is rapidly becoming part of the SF Bay Area’s musical vocabulary. The trio, with its talent and passion for the rich cultural heritage of Mexico and Cuba, has elicited an extraordinary response from diverse audiences, media, and fellow musicians. Each performer has a capacity for emotion and impressive musicality that brings new life to traditional yet timeless song gems. Their performances are hailed for their warmth and spontaneity, and the listener is enveloped by expressive guitar melodies and the celestial harmonies of two wonderful voices. Includes Appetizers- Adults $25, Students $15. (Three school programs) For more information visit


Season Tickets Now Available— $188 per person includes all food.

Student Season Ticket—$50 (does not included Valentines dinner/concert.)



Performance made possible in part by funds from the Idaho Commission on the Arts/ National Endowment for the Arts 

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