Invitation to the Dance. James Sutton, choreographer and NYU Professor of the Arts offers a lecture/performance on "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Dance (and Ballet) but Were Afraid to Ask." Jim has much to discuss as dance is a universal expression, a vital physical embodiment of human spirit.
The award-winning duo, Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon, will delight you with their world ethnic folk music played on 12 beautiful instruments. They will play everything from lively Irish jigs and down-home American reels to hard-driving klezmer frailachs and haunting Gypsy melodies, spicing the mix with the distinctive rhythms of Balkan dance music, and lush…
FREE , Spoons provided Anyone who can hold two spoons is welcome! As a special treat after the intermission at Simple Gifts’ evening performance on the Village Green, Linda and Karen will pass out spoons and teach everyone in the audience who wants to learn the basics of playing the Spoons. You will be playing…
No Experience Necessary. Really!
How do you want to depict yourself? Portraits created in this workshop will provide a snapshot in time, showing who you are at this moment.
On day one, you will learn how to draw a realistic black and white pencil portrait of the head. Amy will do a demonstration on measuring and proportion necessary to depict a representational head, and then work one-on-one with participants on their self-portraits.
Day two will focus on creating a portrait of your Psychological Selves. We will begin with a demonstration/lecture with examples of how pencil manipulation, composition, scale, proportion and light can be employed to create a portrait that goes beyond straight representation.
The classic film, Moonstruck, 1987. Romantic comedy. Older Italian American widow (Cher) falls for her fiancé’s estranged and hot-tempered younger brother (Nicholas Cage). Cher won a Best Actress Oscar for her performance. Some sexually suggestive content. Discussion will be led by Mary Anne Grabarek.
A reading and discussion of The Falls, (1969), a short story by George Saunders. Two men walk along the river and face the same moral dilemma after seeing two girls in a canoe.
Discussion led by Rick Freeman.
House Concert In their 30-year collaboration as the duo SPARX, flutist Joan Sparks and harpist Anne Sullivan pride themselves on their unique collaborative performances, which have incorporated such artistic partners as First State Ballet, By Heart Storytelling Duo, and percussionist Harvey Price. Special Registration Required. $30 Spaces are limited. Please contact email@example.com for more…