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Alla Prima Oil Painting the Portrait

Working from the model, students will explore the art of painting the portrait from life.  This class is primarily about painting the head in a convincing,representational manner. Initially, emphasis will be placed on shape and tonal relationships. The class will focus on creating a portrait from the early stages of setup to the finishing strokes. Students will be working from live models while they are guided through various ways of handling oil paint in order to create a finished piece. Students can expect instructor demonstration and plenty of individual attention.

Rainbow History Project Friends: Historic LGBT Radio Tapes from 1973-82

This is the first public presentation of programming from the landmark Friends radio program that ran from 1973-82. Preservation of these tapes has been an on-going project of the Rainbow History Project and we are now making these preserved materials available to the public. Archivist Vincent Slatt will present clips from half a dozen particularly memorable programs. Individuals who were involved with the Friends program are especially encouraged to attend and share their experiences.

Join us Tuesday, January 30th from 6:30pm- 9:00pm

We Happy Few present a reading of Henry IV parts 1 and 2

We Happy Few present a reading of Henry IV parts 1 and 2

February 6th @ 7:20 pm-- FREE, donations accepted

In true We Happy fashion, this adaptation combines the two parts of Shakespeare’s Henry IV into one play, in which the weight of war alters everyone, from kings and princes to tavern wenches and thieves. We Happy Few produces unique perspectives of classic texts using an ensemble of talented actors.

The Girl Child Project

Light Switch Dance Theatre will present The Girl Child Project featuring Rebollar Dance Cyborg Suites on February 11, 2017 at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop starting with exhibition at 5:30pm and performance at 6pm. This multi-disciplinary work, conceived by founder and artistic director Sandra Atkinson, features performance art piece and choreography by Atkinson and work by Erica Rebollar.