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Mixed Medium May Flowers

Date/Time: Monday, May 6, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
Join us for a fun evening full of spring inspiration. Working from real flowers, you will create a unique painting using pastels, watercolor and collage. Bring a friend!

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Experience the Labyrinth

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 24, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 21, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

Whether an experienced traveler or new to the way of the labyrinth, come and join others on the path for a morning of reflection and renewal. Gather together for a brief introduction to the OSilas labyrinth followed by time to walk, reflect, and share at the close of the morning. Participants may bring a journal to extend and integrate their experience. Discover how each labyrinth journey offers the gift of time and space to rest…release…and return, renewed and refreshed. Custom labyrinth classes available. Call 651-407-0597

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Smartphone Video Making

Date/Time: 4 Mondays, June 24-July 15, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $105 Member/$135 Non-Member
Material Fee: Instructor may recommend some apps that have fees
Age/Level: Adults & Teens 14+, All Levels

The technical aspects of video making can be intimidating: how to adjust the exposure? What is the right resolution? How do you create a narrative from clips? No worries! This class is designed for all the aspiring directors, video makers, community organizers, artists, and the curious who want to be introduced to video and editing techniques starting with the most accessible camera: a smartphone! You will learn how to shoot, edit and share high-quality short video by using exclusively mobile devices and free apps. Topics include: video+sound recording and editing, titles, storytelling, interview techniques, greenscreen and more.

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Foci Glass Blowing: Glass Flowers

Date/Time: Saturday, July 13, 10:00 AM
Tuition: $70 Member/$87 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 15+, Beginner and Beyond
Location: Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

Meet a group from WBCA at Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, where a professional glass instructor will mentor you along in the process to create blown glass flowers. This hands-on experience is designed to provide you with an exciting introduction to working with molten glass. The thrill of shaping molten glass is unlike anything else available in the Twin Cities metro area. This is an excellent team building experience and truly a unique special event. You may bring food and drinks to enjoy, as there is some downtime while everyone takes turns making their glass. Finished projects can be picked up from Foci one week after the class. Please register at least 2 weeks in advance for this class.

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Adele aus der Ohe Lecture and Musical Performance

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tickets: FREE with registration
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

LaWayne Leno and Reid Smith

Join us for an exciting evening of piano music and an informative lecture about music history in Minnesota. After a short piano concert by award-winning students of Dr. Reid Smith, LaWayne Leno will introduce us to “an astonishing woman in an astonishing place at an astonishing time,” Adele aus der Ohe. Mr. Leno will read excerpts from his internationally acclaimed biography The Untold Story of Adele aus der Ohe: From a Liszt Student to a Virtuoso.

This lecture will highlight the amazing musical life of Adele aus der Ohe, who performed six times in Minnesota from 1888-1904, including the opening concert of the Schubert Club. Adele also frequently performed for European royalty, was a favorite of the Boston Symphony, and in 1891 performed at the opening concert of Carnegie Hall with Tchaikovsky conducting.

Alan Walker, Professor Emeritus of Music at McMaster University and prize-wining biographer wrote: “We cannot help but marvel at the shroud of neglect that obscured Adele aus der Ohe from our view, and Mr. Leno must be thanked for bringing her out of the shadows.”

This “Untold Story” will be further revealed on June 1 & 2 when Lakeshore Players presents Mr. Leno’s play at The Hanifl Performing Arts Center. Please contact Lakeshore Players directly for tickets to the play.

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WBCA Book Club

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with Registration
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Join other friends of WBCA to talk about interesting books! In this first-ever biography, by local author LaWayne Leno, Adele aus der Ohe is revealed through personal letters, newspaper articles, and poetry. This provocative and forgotten story tells of the glories and struggles of a female artist, at the turn of the 20th century.

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Clay Alphabet House

Class ID: B904
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 6 & 7
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Create a functional container in the shape of your favorite letter. Slab and other hand building techniques will be used. Finished projects may be picked up in approximately 2 weeks. Students must attend both classes to register.

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Beginning Painting with Pigasso

Class ID: B708
Thursday, July 25
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Make Picasso Cubist style faces in this class. The eyes may be different sizes and shapes but it all comes together in PIGASSO. He is a pig who lives a life like Picasso in the book, When Pigasso Met Mootisse. Line and intensity of color with all those crazy shapes make us laugh as we create. Maybe we will do some portraits of someone we know.

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Space: Fantastic Planets

Class ID: B706
Wednesday, July 24
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

There is an unlimited universe out there waiting for your imagination to paint it to life! Planets, stars, and even aliens may appear on your canvas through the magic of acrylic paint.

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