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Auditions for "A Midsummer Night's Musical"

We are seeking singers in all voice parts to audition for various roles and the ensemble of “A Midsummer Night’s Musical.” Rehearsals will begin on May 15th, but will fall most intensively during July/August. Cast members will be expected to learn and review music and dialogue on their own. They should come to rehearsal prepared to sing and act. Please be prepared to sing 16 bars or a musical excerpt of one minute (bring a copy of your music for the accompanist) and to sight sing/read from the book.

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

"Signs of the Times" With Stencil Artist, Kate Deciccio

Got something to say? Develop your message, explore fonts and use pattern to make beautiful signs made from hand-cut stencils that are sure to pack a punch. Whether you're preparing for a march or want to put a message in your window, stencil is a great medium to create clean and bold text that help you to express yourself. This workshop like all classes at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is a safe space for all people of all races, religious beliefs, sexuality and gender identities. Drop-in; Ages 10 - adult (Participants ages 10 - 12 should bring an adult with them.)

Black Light Yoga @ CHAW! presented by United Social Sports

USS is taking over the one and only CHAW for BLACK LIGHT YOGA!
Most people have tried yoga at least once but we’re sure nothing like this.
This all-levels class will take your yoga experience to the NEXT level.
It’ll be BYOM (bring your own mat) as the lights go out and the black lights turn on!
USS will give you as much glow as your heart desires and we’ll even give you black light body paint so you can look like this…

"Your Art Here" Annual Performance Festival, Ceramics Sale, Gingerbread House-Making & Student Show Art Gallery Opening

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present its Annual Performance Festival on Saturday, December 10.  As always, this busy day will include performances from all levels of class-takers, from kids to adults, and will also feature work for sale from our advanced ceramics students (perfect for holiday gifts!).  By popular demand, Gingerbread House-Making will also be back (2pm-5pm at St.