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April 2019

$25

Design Systems of the Masters

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Each Saturday, until April 20.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 20
Ages: 15+

INSTRUCTOR: Kenny Weinfurtner Learn about the design system of the masters. This class investigates the Golden Rectangle as devised by the Greeks, Harmonic Proportions as per Pythagoras and utilized by Renaissance artists and a third compositional method called the Eye of the Rectangle. These proportioning procedures help the artist position objects and focal points within the picture plane in unique and interesting ways. Students will apply these systems to successful works of art to see how, why and if they work. Lecture with some hands on learning. All supplies are included.

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. A Youth Theatre Production     Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.   The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.     Tickets:   Tier 2: $10.00 Student Tier 2: $14.00 Adult Tier 1: $12.00 Student Tier 1: $16.00 Adult Box Seats: $17.00 Student Box Seats: $23.00 Adult   To view our seating map for the Historic…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. A Youth Theatre Production     Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.   The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.     Tickets:   Tier 2: $10.00 Student Tier 2: $14.00 Adult Tier 1: $12.00 Student Tier 1: $16.00 Adult Box Seats: $17.00 Student Box Seats: $23.00 Adult   To view our seating map for the Historic…

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$75

PreTeen Drawing

April 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 13.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 18
Ages: 8-13

INSTRUCTOR: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including different grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. 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. Supplies are included.

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$95

Principles of Drawing

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 13.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 20
Ages: 14+

INSTRUCTOR: Arnulfo Jacinto This class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. 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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Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tour

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Spend an evening at the beautifully restored Historic Academy Theatre for a behind the scenes tour of the historic venue, paired with happy hour drink specials and live music performed by local artists.   Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tours are free to attend. Drink specials include $2.00 drafts and $4.00 wine. Tours will begin at 5:30pm and run on a 30-minute schedule.   Tours are capped to 200 attendees.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.

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$55

Painting Basics

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 16.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 21
Ages: 5-8

INSTRUCTOR: Michelline Hall Let your young artist come create artwork they will be proud of for years to come! This class will focus on the basics of painting including color theory, mixing colors, and paint application. Students will use different painting methods and a variety of materials to create unique works of art. All supplies are included.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation     Written by Howard Ginsberg and based on his original play, this is the story of the turbulent 52-year friendship of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Adams’ wife, Abigail.  Based on the collection of letters between these prolific founding fathers – and one equally astute wife – the play fuses compelling political thoughts with passionate personal beliefs.  By focusing on the unique relationship between the characters and the spirit of the time, the play reveals each of the three as thoughtful, persevering, dedicated, innovative, relevant – and human.   Tickets include a pre-performance reception beginning at 6:30 PM.   Students ages 17 and under and college students with active college IDs may purchase student tickets.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts’ production.     Tickets:   Students: $20.00 Adults: $44.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map…

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Palates and Palettes

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Palates and Palettes A Fundraiser to benefit the Academy Center of the Arts     The Palates and Palettes fundraiser returns to the Academy Center of the Arts this April, but with a twist!   Ticket holders will be able to engage in experiential art and culture at four Academy campus locations. You can hone your improv skills on the Historic Stage, watch a painting come to life in the Harrington Galleries, take part in a photo reveal in our new lobby, and enjoy live music in our outdoor courtyard. Each location and activity will be paired with food and beverage tastings to create a cohesive cultural experience.   Tickets include access to the event, food and beverage tastings, and each experience. Non-drinking tickets do not include alcoholic beverage tastings.   Art & Tasting Stations: Station 1: Live bluegrass music and chainsaw art demonstrations in the Historic Theatre Courtyard, paired with BBQ by Fifth & Federal Station and bourbon tastings Station 2: An Improv comedy workshop on the Historic Theatre stage, paired with Mediterranean Food by Tahini’s and martini tastings Station 3: A live painting demo by local artist Arnulfo Jacinto in the Harrington Gallery Building, paired with a Grazing…

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$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 21.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 18+

INSTRUCTOR: Solly Blank 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. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! 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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