Lo-Fi @ Smoke Farm Returns 8.26.12

Tickets On Sale Now for Lo-Fi Arts Festival – Farm Time 2012
Saturday, August 25, 12:00pm – Sunday, August 26, 12:00pm
Smoke Farm, 12731 Smokes Road, Arlington, Washington 98223
$40 General Admission / $20 Bike Ticket
The 6th quasi-annual Lo-Fi Arts Festival, Farm Time 2012, brings together over seventy-five exhibiting artists and hundreds of guests for a 24-hour journey into performance, installation, music, food, community, and the mutability of time. From life-size bird nests to larger-than-life fairy tale sculptures, and from aerial dance to underground rituals, expect the breathtaking and the bizarre.
Guests are invited to spend the day exploring 360 acres of converted farmland in a serene river valley located outside Arlington, Washington. Overnight camping is encouraged. Bring everything needed to float the river, have a cookout (grills and coals provided), and sleep comfortably under the stars. Light refreshments for sale, including Viva Farms veggies and snacks and pies by Kate Lebo. Gates open at 10 AM on Saturday. Tickets available online and at the gate. Advance purchase recommended. They will sell out.
Families welcome. Children under 12 get in free. They must be supervised at all times. Sorry, no dogs allowed.
Contributing artists: Steven Ackley – Dayton Allemann – A K Mimi Allin – Quinn Armstrong – Marleigh Katarina Atherton – Wyly Astley – Christine Beaderstadt – Laura Elizabeth Becker – Corrie Befort – Greg Bem – Amy Billharz – Margot Bird – John Boylan – Sari Bresnau – Tracy Broyles – Ariel Burke – Keara Burton – Joe Chiveney – Meredith Clark – Jason Conger – Chris Credit – Liza Curtiss – Mizu Desierto – Sarah DeWeerdt – Lacy Draper – Jed Dunkerley – Ian Douglass Ferger – Sarah Ferreter – Maija Fiebig – Timothy Firth – Quinn Franzen – Spike Friedman – Keren Ganin-Pinto – Adria Garcia – Kestrel Gates – Rachel Grant – Will Gundy – Ryan Gunther – Aaron Haba – Mark Haim – Doug Haire – Scottie Hamman – Meg Hartwig – Julia Hensley – Valerie Holt – Tessa Hulls – Sarah Kavage – Nicole Kistler – Robert Kompare – Drew Kunz – Robb Kunz – Geoff Larson – Steve Leroux – Anette Lusher – Jill Marissa – E T Marsden – Cameron Anne Mason – Anne Mathews – Angus Maxwell – Keira McDonald – Max Daniel McSimov – Keely Isaak Meehan – Ambar de kok Mercado – Paul Nelson – Doug Nufer – Zach Nystrom – Eric John Olson – Amanda Parker – Deanna Pindell – Sage Price – Mary Purdy – Bob Rees – Liza Rose – Jonathan Rugh – Monica Schley – Scott Schuldt – Jordan Schwartz – Erin Shafkind – Joel Smith – Justin Sorensen – Nathan Sorseth – Sara Sparrow – Ellen Elizabeth Steves – Emily Stone – Clare Strasser – Caitlin Sullivan – Alan Sutherland – Xaviera Vandermay – Jennifer Wagner – Annie Walker – Jeanine Walker – Cait Willis – Greta Wilson – Katherine Wimble – Victoria Wolffe – Annastasia Workman
Contributing groups, troupes, and collectives: Tallhouse Arts Consortium – The Satori Group – Talking Headwaters Productions – The Schwa – Cabbage Tree Mob – The Four Hoarse Men – Storm Warning – The Unearth Collective – boom! theater company – Thought Experiment – Stillaguamish Floodplain Cabaret – 3rd Shift Dance – Pragmatic Dances – Unicycle Theater Collective – The Lonely Coast
Smoke Farm focuses on supporting art, science, and philosophy through creative engagement and community work as a project of the Rubicon Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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