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West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., LV, NV 89106 * Office: 702-229-4800 * Fax: 702-646-5838
Hours of Operation: Wednesday – Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. * Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Sunday – Tuesday & Holidays

Fall I 2014 Class Registration: July 12 – August 30, 2014
Fall I 2014 Class Session: September 3 – October 11, 2014, 6 – Week Session
 
In our efforts to provide excellent instruction, students are asked to arrive promptly to all West Las Vegas Arts Center classes. Students will not be permitted to take class if they are more than 15 minutes late.
Registration fees are non-refundable.

Dance

Ballet & Tap / Children
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 9 – 10 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
Instructor: Ann Newby
Children ages 4 – 9 years old develop a greater sense of rhythm, flexibility and coordination as they explore the basic elements of movement.
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African Dance / Children
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
2 – 12 yrs.
Instructor: China Hudson
Learn the rhythms, songs and dances of Africa in these energy-filled classes.
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Street Funk – Beginner
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
6 – Week Fee: $42
9 – 16 yrs
Instructor: Ed Downing
Students learn the latest Hip-Hop dance moves in a fun, high-energy arts environment.
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Ballet – Intermediate / Advance
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Michael Pratt
Students will study classical ballet through placement / alignment exercises, barre, center and across-the-floor combinations.
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Ballet – Beginner
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 12 – 1 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Michael Pratt
Students will study classical ballet through placement / alignment exercises, barre, center and across-the-floor combinations.
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Street Funk – Intermediate / Advance
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 12 – 1 p.m
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Ed Downing
Students learn the latest Hip-Hop dance moves in a fun, high-energy arts environment.
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African Dance / Teens & Adults
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 1 – 2 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: China Hudson
Learn the rhythms, songs and dances of Africa in these energy-filled classes.
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Modern Dance – Intermediate
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Avree Walker
Students study the basic foundation of the Graham, Horton and Dunham techniques to build strength, agility, grace, and flexibility while refining their skills.
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Health & Wellness

Ancestral Stretch / Yoga - Beginner
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 12 – 1 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
Teens & Adults
Instructor: Maticia Sudah
Students will practice a series of physical postures, poses, and exercises to attain bodily or mental control and well being. Students are asked to bring a yoga mat to class.
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Martial Arts

Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is the ancient Korean art of unarmed combat dating back some 2,000 years. Tae means to smash or kick with the foot, Kwon is to punch or attack with the hand, and Do is the way. Thus, Tae Kwon Do is the way of the foot and the fist. Uniform required and may be purchased through instructor. Cost of the uniform is $45 and is due by third week of class.

Tae Kwon Do – Beginner / Intermediate / Advance
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 9 - 10 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
5 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: David Childress
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Music - Piano/Voice Private

Music – Piano / Voice
Sep. 3 – Oct. 9
Wednesdays / Thursdays, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
8 Week-Fee: $108
9 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Adelaide Robbins
Private instruction (30-minute lessons) in piano or voice.
Call 702-229-4800 to schedule an appointment and register.

Music - Group

African Drum - Beginner
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
5 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Hasani Palacio
African Drum for beginners will increase the student’s skill and base knowledge for rhythms and their cultural origins.
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African Drum – Intermediate / Advance
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
7 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Hasani Palacio
Advance drummers will learn complex rhythms and accompany the African children and adult dance classes.
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Audio Engineering
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 1 - 2 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
12 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Lou Ragland
Students learn to transfer music from analog to digital, recording cassette tapes and records to CDs and DVDs.
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Technology

Social Media & You
Sep. 6 – Oct. 11
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
12 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Lou Ragland
Students learn the best way to utilize the technology and the various social media platforms in operation today, such as the Internet, Apps., Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Linkedin.
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Rites of Passage Mentoring Workshops
Youth Ages 10-16

“UMOJA – UNITY” – Boys Rites of Passage Mentoring Workshop
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“S.I.S.T.A.: SISTERS IN SOCIETY TAKING ACTION” – Girls Rites of Passage Mentoring Workshop
Saturdays, October 4 - December 13, 2014, 3 – 5 p.m., 10 – week workshop.
Rites of Passage Graduation “Crossing Over” Ceremony: December 27, 2014, 2 p.m.
Registration Fee: $42.00 per student, *No class: Saturday, November 29, 2014 (Thanksgiving Class Break).
Applications available at the West Las Vegas Arts Center September 3; please call 702-229-4800 for more information.
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West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Office: 702-229-4800, Fax: 702-646-5838

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383