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South African Dance & Cultural Workshop Information Request

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South African Dance and Cultural Workshop

This 60-minute dance and cultural workshop is a dynamic hour where children and young adults will leave wanting to know more about the life and culture of South Africa.

The workshop will teach students about the diverse culture of the South African people through movement, rhythm, music, and stories.  All classes are designed to be age appropriate, with discussions covering history, lifestyle, African wildlife, cultural dynamics and life in South Africa.

The instructor Joanne Holbrook is a native of South Africa, has a bachelor’s degree in Dance Teaching and has performed professionally in African dance companies.  Joanne has taught this type of workshop in the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States since 2002.

Submit registration OR email megan.thorne@suffolkcenter.org for more information and to schedule this workshop and your school!

Price: Free Event

Date: September 15, 2016

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Art & Wine-ing!

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Art & Wine-ing

Art Room A, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Ages: 21+

Select Wednesdays & Fridays  7pm - 9pm

NOT your typical "Paint-nite!"  Create a masterpiece of your very own! Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Arts supplies and inspiration are provided. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door- a great date night or friends’ night out! No experience necessary- joins us for the fun of it!  (Limit twelve participants)

 

Price: $40.00

Date: April 5, 2017

Available Spaces: 13

Holiday Entertaining!!--A Cooking Workshop!

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What's For Dinner?  

(O'Connor Suite, 1ST FLOOR)

WITH Chef Dedra Blount

AGES 14 TO ADULt

Select Saturdays 10am - 2Pm

 

 

 

 

Looking to create an unforgettable Holiday meal? Maybe this is your first time hosting?  In this workshop, Chef Dedra Blount will introduce you to new cooking techniques that put a fresh spin on both delicious entrees and impeccably paired side dishes. In small groups, you and your friends will apply these skills hands-on as they prepare the evening's mouthwatering menu.

Chef Dedra has 15 years of culinary arts instruction experience with Johnson & Whales and the Culinary Institute of Virginia.  She has made it her mission to make everyone she meets as excited about food as she is!

The price of the workshop includes cooking instruction by professional chef, recipes using the freshest ingredients and the adventure of cooking and dining with new friends!    Students should bring their own apron and wear comfortable shoes.  NO experience required.  Limited space available.

Price: $50.00

Date: April 8, 2017

Available Spaces: 7

Art & Wine-ing!

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Art & Wine-ing

Art Room A, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Ages: 21+

Select Wednesdays & Fridays  7pm - 9pm

NOT your typical "Paint-nite!"  Create a masterpiece of your very own! Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Arts supplies and inspiration are provided. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door- a great date night or friends’ night out! No experience necessary- joins us for the fun of it!  (Limit twelve participants)

 

Price: $40.00

Date: May 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 13

Spring Up a Good Meal!!--A Cooking Workshop!

What's For Dinner?  

Spring Up a Good Meal!

(O'Connor Suite, 1ST FLOOR)

WITH Chef Dedra Blount

AGES 14 TO ADULt

Select Saturdays 10am - 2Pm

 

 

 

 

Looking to create an unforgettable Holiday meal? Maybe this is your first time hosting?  In this workshop, Chef Dedra Blount will introduce you to new cooking techniques that put a fresh spin on both delicious entrees and impeccably paired side dishes. In small groups, you and your friends will apply these skills hands-on as they prepare the evening's mouthwatering menu.

Chef Dedra has 15 years of culinary arts instruction experience with Johnson & Whales and the Culinary Institute of Virginia.  She has made it her mission to make everyone she meets as excited about food as she is!

The price of the workshop includes cooking instruction by professional chef, recipes using the freshest ingredients and the adventure of cooking and dining with new friends!    Students should bring their own apron and wear comfortable shoes.  NO experience required.  Limited space available.

Price: $50.00

Date: May 20, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

NEW!!--Fused Glass Tiles

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Fused glass tiles

Photography Lab, 1st Floor

Ages: 16 +

Instructor: Glass Artist Ali Rogan

June 10, 2017

The art of glass tile-making will be explored using a wide variety of creative approaches to fusing with specialty glass.  Learn how to layer glass for dynamic designs and use kiln mold fiber mold material for a kiln carved effect.  Students will create tiles utilizing a painterly approach using glass powder and mica powder.  Instructor provides tools and materials.   Beginning to Intermediate level.

Students should wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes.  Students are encouraged to bring in several images for inspiration.

Material and Firing Fee of $20 included in price.

Price: $75.00

Date: June 10, 2017

Available Spaces: 14

Art & Wine-ing!

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Art & Wine-ing

Art Room A, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Ages: 21+

Select Wednesdays & Fridays  7pm - 9pm

NOT your typical "Paint-nite!"  Create a masterpiece of your very own! Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Arts supplies and inspiration are provided. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door- a great date night or friends’ night out! No experience necessary- joins us for the fun of it!  (Limit twelve participants)

 

Price: $40.00

Date: July 21, 2017

Available Spaces: 13

Art & Wine-ing!

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Art & Wine-ing

Art Room A, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Ages: 21+

Select Wednesdays & Fridays  7pm - 9pm

NOT your typical "Paint-nite!"  Create a masterpiece of your very own! Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Arts supplies and inspiration are provided. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door- a great date night or friends’ night out! No experience necessary- joins us for the fun of it!  (Limit twelve participants)

 

Price: $40.00

Date: August 16, 2017

Available Spaces: 13

NEW!!--Glass Fusing Jewelry for Adults!

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Glass Fusing Jewelry

Photography Lab, 1st Floor

Ages: 16+

Instructor: Ali Rogan

August 19, 2017

 

Students will learn to create fused glass jewelry using specialty fusing glass, plus iridized and dichroic glass, to create unique artwork.  Learn the simple secrets for making expensive jewelry and layering glass to design interesting finished techniques.  Instructor provides tools, materials and jewelry bails, etc.    Beginning to Intermediate.

Material and Firing Fee of $15 included in the price.

Price: $70.00

Date: August 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 15