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April 2018
Top Mixologist Lynchburg

Top Mixologist: Drink Well, Speak Easy

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Shhh...You are quietly invited to the 3rd annual  Top Mixologist event, supporting the Academy's Community Outreach Program, on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.   This years event transports us back to the roaring 20's when Prohibition's nationwide ban on alcohol beverages forced millions of Americans to find their alcohol underground, through illegal speakeasies. Grab your friends, keep it quiet, and don't forget the password!   Top Mixologist: Drink Well, Speak Easy will showcase live music, hors-d'oeuvres, and specialty-themed drinks crafted by bartenders from local restaurants and distilleries. Who will be the next Top Mixologist? It's all up to you!   Competing Bartenders include: Jimmy's on the James Avenue Foods {RA} Bistro The Water Dog and More!   Tickets to Top Mixologist are on sale for $38.00. Tickets include hors-d'oeuvres and a signature drink from each bartender, as well as one vote to cast for your favorite drink. Extra votes may be purchased at the event.   Grab your ticket online or call our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.   Please note, this is a 21+ event.     Raffle Tickets   Raffle tickets for Top Mixologist are on sale for $2.00. Purchase yours today for a chance to win one of…

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$70

PreTeen Painting I and II

April 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 27
Ages: 9 - 14

In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting .The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is designed as a progression from the Painting I class, it will be tailored for each student and is suitable for beginning to advanced art students. Students will build upon their knowledge of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level.

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$95

Drawing II

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 21.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 27
Ages: 15+

In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing. While this class is designed as a progression from the Drawing I class, it will be tailored for each student and is suitable for beginning to advanced art students. Students will build upon their knowledge and skills in the basic principles of drawing and gain a more in-depth understanding of light and shadow as well as perspective.  The focus of this class will be integration of the principles of drawing and composition. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Students will be encouraged to produce at least one illustration that will be matted and suitable for framing. ________________________________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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May 2018
$95

Watercolor: Open Paint

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 22.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 27
Ages: 18+

This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ________________________________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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$90

Painting with Oils (late spring)

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 22.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 27
Ages: 15+

Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 4 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing”. Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ________________________________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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$95

Drawing with Various Mediums (late spring)

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 23.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 30
Ages: 15+

In this class, you will learn how all art begins with observation. The student will be introduced to the essential skills of drawing, with emphasis on line, shape, space, texture and value. The subject matter will include, but is not limited to still life, landscape and the figure.  Students will draw from life to understand the principals of rendering a three-dimensional form on a two-dimensional surface. This will strengthen their observational and compositional skills, working towards developing a personal style in the drawing medium of their choice. Students will be able to experiment with different mediums as their drawing skills progress. Supplies are included. ________________________________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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$30

Figure Drawing – May

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Thursday, until May 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 30
Ages: 18+

Artists will work independently to draw or paint in a media of their choice from live, nude models. A monitor will be in charge of the sessions. Pre-registration is required.

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Live Band Karaoke with the Dundies

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Why sing with a karaoke recording when you can have a real band backing you up on stage?! Join the Academy Center of the Arts on Thursday, May 3, 2018, for our third session of Live Band Karaoke in the Warehouse Theatre.   Hop on the stage and transform into a real rock star! We'll provide pounding drums, powerful keyboards, rich backing vocals, a thumping bass guitar, and of course… you as the lead singer. Choose from over 70 (YES, we said 70!) of your favorite karaoke songs, performed by The Dundies, to help you own the stage!   This event is FREE to the public. Drop in anytime between 6:30pm - 9:30pm to sing! Song signup will be located next to the Warehouse Theatre doors.   A cash bar will be available with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.   For more information, please call (434) 846-8499 or visit https://academycenter.org/event/live-band-karaoke/   Song List: 1985 – Bowling for Soup All Star – Smashmouth All the Small Things – Blink 182 All Time Low – Jon Bellion Animal – Neon Trees Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet Baby – Justin Bieber Billie Jean – Michael Jackson Brown-Eyed Girl – Van…

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Free

First Fridays

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 1, 2019

The Ann White Academy Gallery and The Up Front Gallery, 600 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States

We are proud to feature a variety of artwork throughout the year in our three gallery spaces on the Academy Center of the Arts campus.   Galleries include: the Ann White Academy Gallery and Art Up Front Gallery, both located on the first floor of the Academy Center of the Arts at 600 Main Street and The Arts Education Lobby, located at Commerce & 5th Streets in historic Downtown Lynchburg. Click here to see this month’s exhibit.   Join the Academy every First Fridays Lynchburg, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, as we unveil our latest art exhibits, featuring an array of local, regional and national artists presenting works in varying mediums.   First Fridays at the Academy are sponsored by: Select Bank and Moore & Giles.

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$45

Around the World (ages 3-5)

May 9 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 30.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 7
Ages: 3 - 5

Students will paint, draw and print to create their very own masterpieces in this art class that will take them around the world.  They will learn about the different art and cultures of Japan, Ghana, Mexico, and Morocco and their art will be inspired by these beautiful locations. All supplies are included.

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