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February 2020

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Art Talks

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Art Talks is an opportunity for the community to hear from the artists who are a part of the Academy’s network of artists. Each art talk will feature a different artist or artists who are either being showcased in the Academy’s galleries, on our stage or are doing interesting work in our community. The artist/s will share their process, perspective, and story.   Join the Academy every second Thursday, from 5:30-6:30pm.   Learn more at academycenter.org/gallery

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The Second City: Laughing for ALL the Wrong Reasons

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Presents: The Second City Laughing for ALL the Wrong Reasons   Tickets will be released to Academy Members on Thursday, October 24, 2019. All remaining tickets will be released to the public on Friday, November 1, 2019.     About the Show:   Funny ‘cause it’s true. Look back and laugh. Too soon. This time, the Second City is Laughing For all the Wrong Reasons. The Second City is here to break all the comedy rules they made famous in this all-new, all-hilarious revue that will leave you laughing...and questioning your very existence on this lonely planet. Okay, maybe not questioning your existence--but you’re guaranteed to re-think everything you thought you knew about what’s funny! Starring the next generation of comedy superstars, there are about a bazillion right reasons to not miss this show!   Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny​,​ The Second City is celebrating nearly sixty years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest.      Tickets:   Obstructed: $9.00 Value: $20.00 Standard: $31.00 Premium: $46.00 Box: $72.00   Tickets will be released to Academy Members on Thursday, October 24, 2019. All remaining tickets will…

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$40

Pottery Date Night

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until February 14.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 12
Ages: 21+
Academy Center of the arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and throwing on the pottery wheel. Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps of throwing on the potter’s wheel with a Valentine’s themed project. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over.

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$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 13
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. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with…

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$90

Painting with Oils (late winter)

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 13
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White 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. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who…

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 16
Ages: 15+

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. Instructor is Suzanne Michaels.  Class is limited to six students!

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$95

Painting with Watercolor (late winter)

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 14
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups and photographs to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. 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. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers for two different years and she was selected Virginia Governor’s School Outstanding Educator three times. She was chosen…

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Timeless Classics Film Series

February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Timeless Classics Film Series Every Wednesday     Take a step back in time and enjoy your favorite classic films from the 30s and beyond!   With iconic titles that span decades, the Timeless Classics Film Series has something for everyone. Grab some popcorn and retro candy, take a seat in our plush theatre chairs, and enjoy a classic film projected on the BIG screen in the Historic Academy Theatre every Wednesday at 1:30pm. Don't forget to grab the $.05 popcorn!   Upcoming Films Include: Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) - January 8 An American In Paris (1951) - January 15 Singing In The Rain (1952) - January 22 Guys and Dolls (1955) - January 29 West Side Story (1961) - February 5 Jailhouse Rock (1957) - February 12 The Wizard of Oz (1939) - February 19 Kiss Me Kate (1953) - February 26     Tickets:   General admission: $8.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.       Sponsored by:     Know Before You Go:   All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are…

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$65

KIds Clayworks: Ceramic Menagerie

February 19 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 17
Ages: 6-10
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor Anna Ellis will lead students in an animal themed class, creating Llama Mugs, an Elephant Sculpture, a Tiger Wall Hanging and a Bear Bowl!

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$75

PreTeen Drawing II

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 14
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. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for 7 years, he decided to return to school and graduated from the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Designs with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Arnold went on to work on set designs and became the airbrush supervisor for the motion picture “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and billboard campaigns such as “Godzilla”, “The Mask…

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