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    Intermediate Modern Dance

    Presented by EgoArt. Inc at Green Street Studios, Cambridge

    March 11, 2009 - March 11, 2015

    Ongoing class every Monday night at Green Street Studios taught by Artistic Director Nicole Pierce. Class runs 5:45-7:15 with live music Thorough warm-up followed by long eclectic phrases. Emphasis on clarity, musicality, expression. Students cover a wide range of ages and backgrounds. A good balance of demanding movement in an open, humorous atmosphere.

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    Shooting Reality Documentary Workshop

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    January 21 - February 4, 2015

    This documentary basics class will cover how to document reality to tell a story. We'll cover scene selection, short lists, capturing emotion, directing non-actors, how not to disrupt, release...more

    SmartPhoneography

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    February 5, 2015

    This workshop is for anyone interested in improving the quality of their smartphone photography. We will review smartphone shooting techniques and tips to enhance your images. Then we will explore...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 6, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we’ll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Figure Drawing Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 7, 2015

    Explore the figure and its structure, proportion, spatial relationships and anatomy through detailed instruction and demonstration. Prerequisite: one drawing class or equivalent. Bring a large...more

    Frank Santos Jr.: R-Rated Comic Hypnotist - After Dark Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Frank Santos Jr. has been amazing audiences for over a decade. His spectacular display of mind-bending antics can turn any skeptic into a fan. His act is always fresh, energetic, and unique, and...more

    Paste Paper and Squash Books Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 1 - February 8, 2015

    A Squash Book is a magical book that looks small when folded up into a square, but becomes big when opened, with ten squares for writing or other creative projects. Create your own beautiful paste...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Dragons

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 8, 2015

    Work with your child to create beautiful artworks and wonderful memories. Create fierce or friendly dragons using air-dry clay; then paint and decorate your mythical creature! Learn basic...more

    Trace Drawings Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 8, 2015

    For those who claim not to be able to draw a straight line with a ruler, there are Trace Drawings, a simple process using minimal materials (water based oil paint, a brayer, and paper) that...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 10, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Travel & Taste Ethiopia: Hidden Jewel of Africa

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    February 12, 2015

    Ethiopia might not be the most obvious choice as a destination in Africa. It lacks the classic safari appeal of Kenya and South Africa, and its infrastructure is not as well developed, but...more

    Intermediate Photoshop Elements

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    February 14, 2015

    After a quick review of the key basic methods of editing, we'll cover how to use layers, gradient maps, layer blending modes and other effects used to improve colors, focus, sharpness and...more

    Presidents’ Day Free Family Day

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 16, 2015

    Discover how art can tell stories with imagination and humor in activities inspired by the exhibition Once Upon a Pop-Up: From the Ellie G. Levine Moveable Book Collection in our Children’s...more

    Curator Workshop and Info Session

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 18, 2015

    This workshop brings together emerging and aspiring curators to learn about curating contemporary art from a curatorial professional. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue...more

    Fun in Nature: February Vacation Week at Broadmoor: Grades K-5

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    Join us for winter fun and exploration! We'll search for the tracks and signs of Broadmoor's many winter creatures, learn how animals survive the winter, play games in the snow, drink hot...more

    February Vacation Week Workshops (K-8)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    February 17-18, 2015
    February 19-20, 2015
    Danforth Art offers 2-day school vacation week art workshops in drawing, painting, clay, and other creative fun for children in grades K-8....more

    February Vacation Week Workshops (Teens- Grades 9-12)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 18 - February 20, 2015

    February 18, 2015
    February 20, 2015
    Danforth Art offers 1-day school vacation week art workshops in drawing especially for teens in grades 9-12. Advance registration is required. Learn...more

    Curtain Call Behind the Scenes 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 17 - February 21, 2015

    Curtain Call: BTS is a five-day musical theatre program, taught by Lindsay Albert and Jenna Lea Scott, designed to introduce young students to the stage. Students will sing, dance,...more

    I Heart Science

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    February 21, 2015

    Embrace your love of science! Explore fossils of long-extinct animals. Try your hand at sketching a mammal, excavating a mock dinosaur dig, or discovering life in a rotting log. Meet a live...more

    U R a Star! Voice Workshop 12-18 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 21 - February 22, 2015

    The U R a Star Voice Workshop is a two-day intensive, taught by Carola Emrich-Fisher and Katie Seiler, which will culminate in a performance on Sunday afternoon at 3:00pm. Participants will...more

    Weld A Critter Workshop

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 11 - February 22, 2015

    Weld A Critter Workshop, 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 2/22)

    This 4 hour mini-course in MIG welding allows each student to complete a welded “critter.” This workshop will cover...more

    Signature Series at the MFA: The Artist Sings

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    February 22, 2015

    Opera is full of malevolent villains, passionate lovers, and intrepid warriors, but it is also animated by a fascinating collection of working artists—composers, painters like Cavaradossi,...more

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...more

    Travel & Taste South Africa: On Safari and off the Beaten Path

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    February 26, 2015

    South African safaris are famous for a spectacular array of wildlife that includes predators and prey, grazers, browsers, and scavengers. You probably know "the Big Five": lion, leopard,...more

    Figure Painting Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 28, 2015

    Don’t miss this opportunity to work from a model in a beautifully staged setting with attention to lighting, pattern and color. Bring your lunch, your favorite drawing materials or paints...more

    Getting the Gig: A Guide to Navigating Auditions and Callbacks for the Singing Actor

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    February 28 - March 1, 2015

    Auditions can make even the most seasoned performers nervous, but there are ways to conquer those challenges! This workshop will help students make the most out of their audition packages and...more

    Color, Mixing & Reactions

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    January 6 - March 3, 2015

    Color, Mixing & Reaction — Exploring our world through our senses helps children develop important observation and language skills as they investigate, process, and come...more

    America's Test Kitchen Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 5, 2015

    America's Test Kitchen is a real 2,500 square foot test kitchen located just outside of Boston that is home to more than three dozen full-time cooks and product testers. Our mission is simple:...more

    Nature, Shapes & Patterns

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    January 8 - March 5, 2015

    Nature, Shapes & Patterns — Did you know that when children learn with all of their senses, their brain connections are stronger and their memories last longer? Explore...more

    Comically Speaking

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    January 9 - March 6, 2015

     

    Comically Speaking: Illustrations and drawings by Don Mathias, David Sullivan, Sage Stossel, Mark Parisi & John Klossner
    Jan 9 – March 6, 2015
    Opening...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 6, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we’ll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding...more

    Watercolor Basics: Color Mixing Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 6, 2015

    When do you use which brush? What paints should you use? What are washes, how do you apply them, how much paint do you use? How can you make that color? Students will practice as the instructor...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Adults

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 30 - March 6, 2015

    Sound is one of the best ways to locate and identify owls. Learn about their calls, behavior and habitat. Join us on the prowl as we walk through moonlit fields and forests listening for screech...more

    Intro to Stick Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 24 - March 7, 2015

    Stonybrook Fine Arts Intro Stick Welding workshop provides an overview of the Stick or ARC welding process and covers the basic use of the equipment and shop safety. During the workshop, students...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 31 - March 7, 2015

    Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family under the moon to learn about owl calls,...more

    8 Hour Welding Intensive

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 18 - March 8, 2015

    8 Hour Welding Intensive: 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 3/8)

    In this comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick, and MIG welding, this workshop will cover studio and personal safety...more

    Intro to Lost Wax Casting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 5 - March 9, 2015

    Have an idea or image you would like to make into wearable jewelry or sculpture? In Intro To Small Metals Casting, students can take their ideas and create a prototype in wax. Once the wax...more

    Intro to Stone Carving

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 6 - March 10, 2015

    Learn the ancient art of stone carving with alabaster. Students learn how to see a sculpture in the stone and how to make it come alive. Hand tools such as chisels, files and hammers will be...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 10, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Intro to Jewelry Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 7 - March 11, 2015

    Have you ever wanted to express yourself in a wearable art form and have some fun to boot? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering Wednesday evening jewelry classes this spring. Learn how to make a ring,...more

    Figure Sculpting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 8 - March 12, 2015

    Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then...more

    Try it! Monotype Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 5 - March 12, 2015

    Try monotype, an expressive process where students draw with a brush and ink on a metal plate, add and subtract with brushes, rags and fingers, then print on the etching press to create a...more

    Travel & Taste Brazil: The Pantanal, a Wetland Wonderland

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    March 12, 2015

    The Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands, is about 10 times the size of the Everglades and one of the most pristine and biologically rich environments on the planet. During the rainy...more

    Foundry

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes....more

    Intro to Mold Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    In this 10 week course, students will learn casting basics to create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster, rubber. Students will then later cast more complicated forms, your own original...more

    Watercolor Basics: Landscapes Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 13, 2015

    Landscapes are a favorite subject for watercolor for beginning watercolor artists. Learn tried-and-true techniques for painting skies, trees, water, rocks, grass and sand, as well as the important...more

    Intro to MIG Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 10 - March 14, 2015

    Intro MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) provides and overview of the MIG welding process, and covers the basic use of the equipment, shop safety. During the workshop, students will practice...more

    Watercolor on Masa Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 14, 2015

    Learn a crinkled paper technique using watercolor on Masa, a Japanese paper. Working on a new surface and learning new techniques will inspire your art-making! Methods of flattening and mounting a...more

    Animal Footprints and Signs

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 25 - March 14, 2015

    Wondered what animal made those tracks? Do otters like sledding? Who is traveling on the trails or through your yard? Come find out how to solve these mysteries as we explore Broadmoor looking for...more

    Animal Tracking at Broadmoor

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 25 - March 14, 2015

    Winter is a great time to look for signs of animals as they forage for food and shelter at Broadmoor during the cold winter months. Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other...more

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