River Arts Celebration

Come one, come all to the River Arts Celebration on June 6th, 2015!

The day will begin at 12pm with the Kinetic Sculpture Parade down the Santa Cruz RiverWalk. Join the fun by building a sculpture or just walk with us as we make our way to the Tannery Arts Center.

Full schedule here (PDF)

At 1:30pm, the festivities begin at the Tannery: music, dance, food, art, games, and fun.

2:30 Unveiling of the new permanent Ebb & Flow sculpture by artists Kathleen Crocetti and Anna Oneglia

The Lineup

1:30 Marty O’Reilly

3:00 & 4:15 BANDALOOP

3:05 Dandha da Hora/Members of SambaDá

3:35 Dancenter

3:50 Modern Collective

4:00 Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center Youth Company

4:05 Micha Scott

4:10 MAH/Subjects to Change

4:20 Motion Pacific Youth Company

4:25 NextStage Prodcutions

4:40 Zari Le’on

4:45 Te Hau Nui

5:00 Diaspora Dance

5:15 Flor de Caña



Silk-screen your own Ebb & Flow poster with artist Doug Ross

Caricatures with Gypsy


River Tours with topics on the river’s past and future, and covering the current critters that call the river home:

3:00 River History – Ross Eric Givson

3:30 Birds of the San Lorenzo River – Jane Mio

4:00 Watersheds & Critters – John Ricker

4:30 River Swimmers (fish) – Donna Meyers

5:00 Levees and our River – Joe Hall

5:30 Future of the Lower River – Greg Pepping


Kids Corner with face painting, interactive river-related games, and other art activities:

River Critter Face painting and Repujado – Mariposa’s Art

Print- or Puppet-Making – SPECTRA Interactive Games – Museum of Natural History


Table Hosts

Arts Council Santa Cruz County

Coastal Watershed Council

City of Santa Cruz Arts Commission

Save Our Shores

Mobile Ranger


City of Santa Cruz Water Department


Full schedule here (PDF)