Sunday, 12 Jul 2015
Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa. We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses. From cutting fabric and ironing to sewing, there is a place for anyone who has an hour or two to spare. Drop in to our community studio to help another community of children in the orphanages of Central Africa. www.littledressesforafrica.org
This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.
Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015
Weaving tiny seed beads is a fun skill and not as complicated as it looks. Create intricate patterns on dangly earrings and pendants that are beautiful and ready to wear when you walk out of class.
Ka-Pow! Characters from DC and Marvel Comics will be pixilated into patterns that you will learn to read and follow. Choose your favorite hero team and get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching. Thwip! Snikt! Bamf!
Thursday, 16 Jul 2015
"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.
Create temporary body art with henna. Bring a friend and "tattoo" each other, or draw designs on your own skin. Sample designs are available for inspiration, along with tips and tricks for best application methods.
Saturday, 18 Jul 2015
Shiara is well-known for her music interpretation and interesting use of body accents in her dancing. Take a look at the creative process and how she develops choreography as you explore a piece of music together and talk about how the movements were chosen. Afterwards, students will learn the dance routine that they've been exploring, analyzing and discussing. This is an intermediate level class.