Learn how to create a custom-made, functional clay mug or stein using slab building techniques in this beginner level class. Use our extensive collection of textures to create your own tapered mug with a personalized handle. We’ll all follow along the same basic steps, but each mug will be uniquely styled. Choose a color from our house-made dip glazes to finish off your design.
"From Trenches to Transplants: Changing Lives with Plastic Surgery" shows the progress of plastic surgery in America from the trenches of World War I to today's hand and face transplants. Barry Noone will discuss the birth, the growth and the amazing triumphs of the past century in plastic surgery. His half century of learning, teaching…
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.