Tuesday, January 22 2013

Format: 2014/11/01

Tuesday, January 22 2013

Swing Dancing at Sidebar

Join us on Tuesday nights for free swing lessons & dancing at Sidebar!
7:30 - 8 pm Beginner Lesson
8 - 10:30pm Dancing
$3 suggested donation

No partner or experience necessary! For more info or to sign up for our weekly updates on where to dance in CT, contact us at hartfordunderground@gmail.com. 

Hartford Underground is a non-profit organization which promotes vintage swing dancing and has been preserving lindy hop, charleston, balboa, & blues in Hartford since 2007. Check out our website, www.hartfordunderground.com, for additional info.

 

Writing a Resume That Gets Noticed

Come to a brief information session to learn about the career counseling services and other services that are available at the Center. In this one-hour session, you will also learn about a specific topic that may be helpful to you. In this session, a career counselor will talk about how to write an effective résumé, various résumé formats that can be used to present information and qualifications, and strategies you can use to make your résumé stand out.  There will be a Question and Answer period as part of the presentation when you can ask questions about résumé writing. Call 860-768-5619 for more information. Walk-ins are welcome!

 

 

Donald Axleroad: “Disintegration of Truth & Trust”

A new series of work created in response to current events and the contemporary issues of today’s world.  Through imagery and symbols, the artist explores the dissolution of American culture; a time and place where dishonesty has become the norm, and for many, innocence has been lost and the American Dream has been shattered.

GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

January 6th through February 17th, 2013

 

 

Tina Rohrer: “A Commitment to Color, Movement and Geometry”

This new exhibit is a tribute, honoring the life and art of Tina Rohrer, who passed away in the summer of 2012.  The selection of work, in a variety of media, expresses the artists’ love of movement and color through geometric constructions.

GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m.– 5 p.m.

January 6 - February 17, 2013

 

 

Historical Exhibit: “The Silvermine Print Collection”

Showcasing a selection of works from the current Silvermine print collection, which consists of over 200 prints from renowned artists.

GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m.– 5 p.m.

January 6th through February 17th, 2013

 

 

New Members Exhibition

Each year in the spring and fall, artists are selected, through a jurying process to become new members of the Silvermine Guild of Artists.  This exhibit showcases the works of five new Guild Artist members inducted in the spring and fall of 2012. The new members include: Mindy Green, Shelby Head, Heather Houston, Lara Ivanovic, and Hank Paper.

GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m.– 5 p.m.

January 6th through February 17th, 2013         

 

 

 

Little Coyote's Story Hour

 

Every Tuesday starting January 8th through February 12th from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   
introduce your Pre-school age children to the wonders and joy of traditional Native American stories!   
Why does Bear have a short tail? Who is Gluskabi and from where did his superpowers come?  
And why is Coyote known as a "trickster?"  Join IAIS educators each Tuesday morning from
January 8 through February 12 in our  beautifully replicated 16th century indoor Sachem's house.  
Why not come each week for relaxed fun with new friends?

 

 

 

Artist Talk – Exhibiting Artists from the New Members Show

Join exhibiting artists from the Silvermine Guild New Members Show for an informal art discussion about their current exhibits at the Silvermine Galleries.  Artist talks are opportunities to get guided tours of the exhibitions and meet and interact with the artists.  Don’t miss this informative talk with these talented Guild Artists.

Free and open to the public.

6:00pm

 

 

January Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

Through January, the Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “By Land and By Sea,” featuring the stunning landscapes and seascapes of Fairfield painter, Karl Soderlund. Also featured this month, “Essence of a Painting,” the work of the late New York artist, Michael Lowenbein (1935-2009). The Geary Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. (203) 655-6633. www.gearygallery.com

 

Register now for DAC Winter/Spring Classes

 Have you resolved to get in shape for the New Year? Learn a new instrument or skill? Perfect a creative technique? Let the Darien Arts Center help. Nestled behind town hall, the DAC teaches more than you might think, with classes available for all ages and skill levels in Theatre, Art, Dance and Music.

Dance offerings help class members keep in shape from challenging Pilates to elegant ballet and balance the physical and mental in Martial Arts for the whole family. Many classes still have openings for dancers of all ages. A new class called “Just Beginnings” welcomes those who were too young in the fall and turn 3 by January 1st.

Following the success of new group classes for Birth through Pre-K, the Music department is happy to announce group guitar and ukulele lessons and a new Preschool drop-off class. A new performance group, the DAC Children’s Chorus is seeking young vocalists aged 9-13. Registration is ongoing for one-on-one lessons for voice, piano, guitar and more.

Theatre classes create confidence that carries over into all aspects of a child’s life, as well as giving them an outlet for creativity outside of school. Each class culminates in a performance for friends and family. The newest offering, Think on your Feet: Intro to Improv, helps children apply quick thinking and adaptive decision making to the world of acting. These classes begin in mid-February, but early registration is recommended: classes can fill up!

Attend a visual arts class or workshop and unleash your creative spirit in a relaxing way. Whatever your medium of choice is, or whatever you’d like to explore, the DAC offers something for everyone. Both children and adults can make a semester long commitment to learn, or take one of our special workshops.

Information regarding all programs may be accessed on the DAC’s website at arts.darien.org, or by calling the office at 203-655-8683.

 

 

Artist Talk – Exhibiting Artists from the New Members Show

Join exhibiting artists from the Silvermine Guild New Members Show for an informal art discussion about their current exhibits at the Silvermine Galleries.  Artist talks are opportunities to get guided tours of the exhibitions and meet and interact with the artists.  Don’t miss this informative talk with these talented Guild Artists

Free and open to the public

 

 

Artist Talk – Exhibiting Artists from the New Members Show

Join exhibiting artists from the Silvermine Guild New Members Show for an informal art discussion about their current exhibits at the Silvermine Galleries.  Artist talks are opportunities to get guided tours of the exhibitions and meet and interact with the artists.  Don’t miss this informative talk with these talented Guild Artists.

Free and open to the public

 

 

Eastern Connecticut Symphony January Concert

 The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series begins the New Year on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 8 PM at the Garde Arts Center.  ECSO Music Director, Toshi Shimada, conducts a program which features, Hyewon Kim, winner of the 2013 ECSO Instrumental Competition, performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto, sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.  The audience members will also hear Sibelius Karelia Suite and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No, 2, (the Little Russian.)   Pre-concert conversation at 7 PM with Gary Chapman; post-concert reception free for members of the audience.  Tickets are priced from $32-$62 with senior and student tickets in selected seating areas.  Call the ECSO office at 860-443-2876 or purchase them on the Internet at: www.gardearts.org.  For further information, visit the ECSO website at: www.ectsymphony.com or friend us on Face Book.