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Promoting public interest and participation in the arts since 1961.

Archive of past events: 2004 through 2014


Ninth Annual
Whale & Jazz Festival

April, 2011

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2011 Events  -  Map  -  Tickets  -  About W&J  -  Sponsors  -  Volunteers  -  Staff  -  Past Festivals

Advance Sale Tickets for the
2011 Whale & Jazz Festival have ended

  Whale & Jazz Festival logo Larry Vuckovich Saturday, April 2, 12:00 noon
Gualala Arts Center

Giants & Jazz
Premiere performance of "SF Giants, We Do Love Them All" by Larry Vuckovich. Early-bird tickets $15 thru March, $20 thereafter, including food & entertainment.
  Whale & Jazz Festival logo Frank Jackson Saturday, April 2, 7:30 p.m.
Gualala Arts Center

Gualala Arts Festival Concert
"Spanning the Decades" ...from Frank Jackson to Jeff Oster & from Monk to Vuk to Jekabson.
$28 advance, $5 more day of event. No-host bar, appetizer buffet.
  Whale & Jazz Festival logo Tom Barnebey Saturday, April 16, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Gualala Arts Center

Chowder & Jazz
Traditional New Orleans jazz by Barnebey's Hot Four, accompanying the Annual Chowder Challenge ($20 for 15 tasting tickets and commemorative glass). Free admission for music only.
  Whale & Jazz Festival logo Trio Garufa Saturday, April 23, 8:00 p.m.
Arena Theater, Point Arena

Arena Theater Festival Concert
Argentine Tango group Trio Garufa plus special guests Mayumi Urgino, violin and Ara Anderson, trumpet. Bar, snack stand and dance floor open. $28 online & at local vendors ($3 off for Arena Theater members at vendors only); $30 at the door.

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The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email

Join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Gualala Arts, 1961 - 2011

Serving the coastal communities of northern Sonoma & southern Mendocino Counties.