All Ages Ceramics

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: October 5-26, 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: November 2-30, 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Adama Sow
This all-ages class with teaching artist Adama Sow is the perfect class for kids, teens, and adults, or for parents to take with their children! Demonstrations will cover basic wheel throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and glazing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Intergenerational Ceramics

Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 3:00PM – 5:30PM

Brittany Trushin
Explore basic hand building and wheel-throwing skills with this intergenerational beginner/intermediate course for adults, kids, and teens. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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Whimsical Birds on a Wire

Date/Time: Sunday, November 5, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

Sylvia Benson
Using acrylic paint on canvas, draw and paint fanciful birds. Don’t worry about exact shapes, the more “out there”, the better. No experience necessary. This class will be tons of fun for everyone, even if you’ve never painted before!

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Pen & Ink Drawing

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, October 5-26, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, November 1-29, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Doug Garder
Do you like fine line work, like Albrecht Durer’s engravings or Rembrandt’s etchings? Explore the nuances of drawing with a variety of steel pen nibs on white paper to create graphically concise images, using stippling & cross-hatching to build your tonal variations. Perhaps add a light wash of watercolor afterwards to perk things up! Bring in some landscape or lizard photos to work from and see what you can do. Many demonstrations will be offered.

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Learning to Draw

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: October 5-26, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Doug Garder
Beginning with simple geometric forms and maturing to more complex forms, such as the human figure and linear perspective, learn how to see and feel what you are drawing in a variety of drawing media, such as charcoal, graphite, black India ink, black & white conte chalk, and even pastels on various kinds of paper. You will study such basic drawing concepts as contour line, cross contour, negative space, gesture, value (cross-hatch, ink and wash, chiaroscuro), and one- and two-point linear perspective.

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Nuno Felted Scarf

Time/Date: Friday, October 20, 10:00AM – 2:30PM

Leslie Granbeck
Embellish a silk scarf with soft wool fibers to create a beautiful accessory perfect for any season. Choose your color palette of beautifully dyed fibers, and then create any design from floral to geometric to abstract. Without knitting or sewing, you’ll create a supple scarf using a little soapy water and a unique felting technique. $25 materials fee includes all fibers and supplies is payable to instructor.

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Fused Glass Spoon Rest

CLASS ID: 4R23 This class is cancelled.
Date/Time: Saturday, October 21, 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Kim Bakken-Parr and Lee Parr
In this class students will be making two different shaped spoon rests, one rectangular (approximately 3.5” by 8”), and the other circular (5.5” diameter). You will create your design based on the color and types of glass you want to use. You can select from a variety of colors and forms such as sheet glass, stringer, frit, confetti, and powder. During the creation process you will have the opportunity to use glass saws and grinders. Glass cutting experience is helpful, but not necessary. You will be called to pick up your pieces after kiln firing is complete. All students should wear long pants and close-toed shoes. Long hair need to be pulled back and put into a binder. All tools are provided, just bring a lunch.

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Very Simply Painterly Photography

Date/Time: Thursday, October 26, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Debra Dresler
Let the apps paint your photos digitally! Do some very easy painting from your iPhone or iPad using apps that mostly paint automatically with texture filters and your finger. No painting experience needed! Transfer your photographs into stunning painterly pictures before your eyes. Watercolor, Oil, Impressionistic, and wild modern looks too. We will use these apps: Brushstroke, Paint Can, Glaze, Aquarella, and Prisma.

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Community Concert with Thursday Musical

Thursday Musical Musicians
Thursday Musical, one of the oldest arts organizations in the country, was founded in 1892 by group of 12 women from Minneapolis. Currently, Thursday Musical supports three distinctive recital series featuring a wealth of classical solo and chamber ensemble repertoire: the Thursday Morning Artist Series, Home Programs, and Community Concerts. Performers will be Marion Judish (violin) and Jenya Trubnikava (piano); Helen and Paul Baumgartner (piano duo).

Date/Time: Saturday, October 28, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Tuition: FREE with registration
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

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New York City Ballet MOVES

Date/Time: Saturday, October 28, 7:30PM – 9:00PM

Northrop Presents
Join a group from WBCA to see the New York City Ballet at Northrop for a reduced rate! Meet at Northrop or notify WBCA if you are interested in setting up a carpool. It’s a rare treat when New York City Ballet dancers take the Northrop stage. This stunning repertory program includes ballets by four exceptional choreographers. Jerome Robbins, one of New York City Ballet’s founding choreographers, visits three couples, each at different points in their romantic relationships, in his enduring classic In the Night. Justin Peck’s first ballet for NYCB, In Creases, showcases his keen wit and musicality. Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain pas de deux is an achingly beautiful expression of tenderness and longing.
Please register by September 27 for the discounted tickets.

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