Art a GoGo Podcast #31 – “Night-Light”, Interview with Artist Kirby Scudder

Show Notes:
Listen to the MP3 of podcast #31
(27.17 minutes)

Night Light, Interview with Artist Kirby Scudder

We’re excited to bring you an interview with Kirby Scudder. Kirby is the Director of the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, as well as an Artist and advocate of the arts in Santa Cruz, CA. Kirby’s current project is called Night Light, a Community Art Project for Peace.

Night Light (according to the website)
“On Thursday, September 21st 2006 five hundred, 15,000,000 candle power spotlights will light the night along three miles of the Santa Cruz, CA coastline. ´┐ŻNight-Light´┐Ż will bring together community to illuminate the message of peace. Artist and SCICA Co-Director Kirby Scudder along with hundreds of volunteers from the community will turn on the 500 lights at 9pm for one hour in the communal celebration of peace.”

Night Light, A Community Art Project for Peace
– Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
– Kirby is looking for 500 people to participate in the project. If you’re interested, meet at Natural Bridges State Park at 6:00 pm on 9/21/06.
– pdf Map to Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, CA

Charge of the Light Brigade (Metro Santa Cruz Article)
Lighting the night for peace (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Night Light - Artist's rendition
Santa Cruz as ” Night-Light” winds down the coast on West Cliff

Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, with the pink carpet in bloom - Scot Haefner
Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, with the pink carpet in bloom
Courtesy of Scott Haefner

Link to local news coverage of “Night Light”
Link to photos of the “Night Light” project

Music from the Podsafe Music Network to Close the Show
– Artist: John Mayall (Yes! The one and only!)
– Song: With You
– Link to John Mayall on the Podsafe Music Network
Link to Mayall’s website

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– Intro song performed by Geoff Smith

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