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October 2019

$180

Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until December 17.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: October 27
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students. Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.   Justin Rice is a multi disciplinary artist working with drawing, printmaking, woodworking and ceramics. He earned his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, majoring in Drawing with a concentration in Printmaking. His large scale drawings, woodblock prints and etchings explore the narrative world of graphic mark making. Justin is a founding member and co-owner of Oxide Pottery in Lynchburg VA. He has been a full time potter and instructor for 10 years. His work is carried in galleries and museum shops across the United States, most notably: Museum of Art and Design NY, Baltimore Museum of Art, American Folk Art Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Art and American Visionary Art Museum. Justin’s current work at the Academy focuses on developing the tactile clay surface with the use of locally harvested materials in conjunction with the reduction atmosphere of the gas kiln. When not in the studio, you can find Justin exploring the streams, rivers,…

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$180

Clay Exploration

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until December 18.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: October 28
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Is there an idea you have in your head, bud don’t quite know how to pull it off?  Receive expert instruction from Kim Clarke or work independently.  Bring your own ideas for projects. Demonstrations will be tailored to reflect each student’s individual needs and goals.  Combined with personalized feedback from the instructor, this class will help you to make remarkable strides in your abilities to express yourself through clay.  For beginners and experienced potters! Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs. Artist Bio: Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years. She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia. Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.

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$180

Intermediate & Advanced Hand Building

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until December 18.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: October 28
Ages: 15+

Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of under glazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class.  Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.

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Haunted Historic Theatre Tours

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Haunted Historic Theatre Tours Presented by Member One Credit Union and Watts Creative Studios     In 1911, the Historic Academy of Music Theatre was partially destroyed by a mysterious fire in the Manager’s apartment. Since then, the building just hasn’t felt the same. Join our staff and in-house paranormal team as we investigate the unexplainable happenings, murmurs, and ghosts that lurk in the wings during the month of October.   Every Wednesday in October, you can experience the chilling haunting of the Historic Theatre on our exclusive Haunted Theatre Tour! Be prepared for goosebumps, and remember: as long as you stay with the group, you’ll be just fine.   Tours are limited to 50 and run twice per night, at 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM. We recommend children ages 9+.  All ticket buyers receive admission and one free commemorable cup with their purchase.   Event dates: Wednesday, October 2 - 7:00pm & 8:30pm Wednesday, October 9 - 7:00pm & 8:30pm Wednesday, October 16 - 7:00pm & 8:30pm Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00pm & 8:30pm Wednesday, October 30 - 7:00pm & 8:30pm     Tickets:   General Admission: $16.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this…

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$90

Painting Portraits

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Thursday, until December 5.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: October 28
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenny Weinfurtner Painting portraits require exacting skills, learned in this class, that all painters will find useful. The class will focus on colors of the face, proportions of the head, methods for achieving a likeness, edges, brushstrokes, and value. We will also investigate portraits by traditional and non-traditional artists. Painting Supply List – Kenny Weinfurtner Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Web: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com ____________________________________________________________ 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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$135

Thursday Independent Studio

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until December 19.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: October 29
Ages: 15+

For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration.

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November 2019

Ain’t Misbehavin’

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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    Community Through Theatre Presents: Ain't Misbehavin' A sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great, Fats Waller     Assembled under the expert eye of director/lyricist, Richard Maltby, Jr., Ain't Misbehavin' is one of the most popular, well-crafted revues of all time and winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical.   The inimitable Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, Ain't Misbehavin' evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that he made famous in a career that ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and concert stages in the U.S., Canada and Europe.   Performance Schedule: Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:00 PM Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 7:30 PM Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 7:30 PM Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM     Tickets:   Table Seat: $20.00 Standard Seat: $15.00…

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Kuumba Dance Ensemble Presents: A Cultural Experience

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Kuumba Dance Ensemble Presents: A Cultural Experience     About the Show:   Join Kuumba Dance Ensemble, Inc. for their fourth annual performance and fundraiser.     Tickets:   Children: $13.00 Adults: $18.00 Box Seats: $25.00   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.     Know Before You Go:   All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are welcome. Videography and audio recording during the performances are prohibited. Photography of the set on stage is allowed pre-show, post-show, and during intermission. But we do ask that you show our designers and visiting performers some love by crediting them (and by tagging us) in your social media posts. The Academy Center of the Arts offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official show website of each show you are coming to see at…

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Ain’t Misbehavin’

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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    Community Through Theatre Presents: Ain't Misbehavin' A sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great, Fats Waller     Assembled under the expert eye of director/lyricist, Richard Maltby, Jr., Ain't Misbehavin' is one of the most popular, well-crafted revues of all time and winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical.   The inimitable Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, Ain't Misbehavin' evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that he made famous in a career that ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and concert stages in the U.S., Canada and Europe.   Performance Schedule: Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:00 PM Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 7:30 PM Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 7:30 PM Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM     Tickets:   Table Seat: $20.00 Standard Seat: $15.00…

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Steep Canyon Rangers

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Presents: Steep Canyon Rangers Tickets to this show will be released to Members beginning Monday, July 15, 2019. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.     About the Show:   With OUT IN THE OPEN, Steep Canyon Rangers affirm their place as one of the most versatile bands in contemporary American music. The GRAMMY® Award-winning sextet has spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic, wedding it to elements of pop, country, and folk rock to create something original. OUT IN THE OPEN is the Rangers bravest excursion thus far, transcending bluegrass while also getting closest to the genre’s true form thanks to 3x GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Joe Henry’s traditional approach toward recording.   Since Steep Canyon Rangers came together in 2000, they have developed a remarkable catalogue of original music that links them to the past while also demonstrating their ambitious intent to bring string-based music into contemporary relevance.   In July 2017, Steep Canyon Rangers arrived at Fidelitorium Recordings, an intimate studio facility built, owned, and operated by legendary producer Mitch Easter. The band soon discovered that their producer – along with engineer/mixer Jason Richmond – intended…

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