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Literature to Life® Workshop
Young Audiences New York’s Literature to Life®
Saturday, September 12, 2 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.


Free and open to the public.

Teachers and students are encouraged to attend.

Advance workshop registration requested; limited seating. Email bahowell@nevadahumanities.org or 702-800-4670 to register.

 


Line Drawings in Wire Sculpture Workshop NEW!
Saturday, September 19, 12:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


One day workshop fee: $15
Beginner-Intermediate levels, ages 7 yrs. & up.
Instructor: Jacqueline Eihausen
After discussing and examining several images from well-known line drawing & sculpture artists from art history like Alexander Calder; students will learn how to develop fluid line drawings with special emphasis on whimsy, animals and aspects of line drawing. Then using their drawings for inspiration, students will be encouraged to create a three dimensional wire sculpture. As time permits, students will be allowed to make up to three wire sculptures. Participants are asked to bring an apron or smock and inspiration.
Register Here!

 


Abstract Painting on Fabric Workshop NEW!
Saturday, October 17, 12:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Saturday, October 17 & 24, 2015
Two day workshop fee: $26
Beginner-Intermediate levels ages 16 yrs. & up
Instructor: Jacqueline Eihausen
After discussing and examining several images from well-known abstract & design artists from art history like Helen Frankenthaller, students will learn how to develop an abstract design with special emphasis on creation of a fluid concept, how to loosen up technique and, if necessary, providing assistance in "letting-go" creatively. Then using their concepts for inspiration, students will learn to use thinned color on fabric. The "paints" would be comprised of mixed media allowing for exploration and experimentation, consisting of dye from beets and/or vegetables, fabric paint and thinned acrylics. Participants are asked to bring an apron or smock and inspiration.
Register Here!

 


2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival
Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., 702-229-ARTS.


The festival is expected to feature more than 100 authors and 100 events, including panel discussions, keynote speakers, readings, book signings, workshops, vendor exhibits, art exhibitions, spoken word performances and other special programs for a diversity of genres, ages and cultural backgrounds. There will be young adult authors for panel discussions and book signings, as well as special entertainment, authors and activities for children, and a plethora of authors popular with adults. The festival site will host five stages with readings, entertainment and poetry; a food court with a variety of local food trucks; art and vendor exhibits; interactive writing projects; and many other special programs.
www.vegasvalleybookfestival.org

 


Sugar Skulls Art-making Workshop
Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


One-day Fee: $15
Beginner-Advanced levels: Ages 7 & up
Instructor: Jacqueline Eihausen
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage by learning about the Mexican tradition of sugar skulls and then create a colorfully decorated sugar skull to take home just in time for the “Dias de los Muertos” Mexican holidays. Clothing may get messy, bring an apron or dress accordingly.
Register Here!

 


Rox In Sox Children’s Music & Book Festival
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive


Admission: Free and open to the public. Lawn seating, bring lawn chairs and blankets.

A festival of children’s music and reading, Rox in Sox, will feature local and touring kindie music artists. Presented by One World Productions and the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, Rox in Sox will offer a host of family-friendly activities and services, as well as refreshments from many food truck vendors. Admission is free and families are encouraged to bring donations of new shoes, socks or books for kids in need for local Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, Kenya and Jamaica.

For more information, call 702-229-3514

RSVP

 

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs
495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Saturday (702) 229-2787