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Rivertalk at the Heart of Anacortes

Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 5:00pm
The Heart of Anacortes   Corner of 4th & "O" Anacortes, WA   360-293-3515
Rivertalk - Heart of Anacortes REFA's annual fund raiser with silent auction

Rivertalk, one of Skagit County's most beloved and enduring bands, is once again providing support for the arts in the valley at this great venue. The band plays an eclectic mix of World Music, Reggae, Afro Pop, and Latin Jazz that gets everyone on their feet, driven by full horn and percussion sections and complimented by the distinct vocals of Jan Foster.

Come on out and join the fun and support the arts. To donate an item to the silent auction please send email to:

Rick Epting PhotoIn 2006, friends of the late Rick Epting formed the Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts and continued his legacy of supporting the Arts in Skagit County with a showcase of local talent and humor. Our mission is to help raise money that is needed for Organizations, Scholarships, and other non-profit groups, to promote and encourage live performance shows and to provide ongoing support for local artists in the community.

Rick Epting  was one of the founding members of both the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation, the Skagit Performing Arts Council (SPAC), and appointed by the Governor to serve on the Washington State Arts Commission. He was also instrumental in the restoration campaign for the Lincoln Theatre and the planning and organization for McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon. Rick was a proud supporter of Arts groups and organizations in Skagit County until his untimely death in August 2005.

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Our Mission

To provide financial support for local artists and arts organizations and to promote and encourage live performance shows.

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