Afternoon Reggae Party at Timothy's Irish Pub!
When Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins kick off an impromptu jam session at Sun Studios, the air crackles with star power. Get up close and personal with these larger-than-life personalities in an experience that will rock your socks off! This powerhouse musical features chart-topping hits from all four performers.
Beginning Oil Painting
Thursdays- March 23 - April 27
Explore color, texture, and form in this six-week beginning oil painting course. Students will learn how to stretch and prepare a canvas, set up a palette, and learn basic color theory and color mixing techniques which will best produce clean, vibrant, space-shaping colors. Students will also experiment with painting mediums and work with different brushes and palette knife techniques to discover and develop one’s own personal style.
Hannah Miller, a Carlinville native, holds a BFA in photography and painting, and an MFA in photography and video and has attended Illinois State University, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Rhode Island School of Design. She is a big believer in the positive impact art and creativity can have in rural communities, and is super excited about the MAC opening just a half-hour away from her home!
Painting holds a special place in her practice; it is a more hands-on approach to the meditative seeing, looking, and studying of color and the relationships of objects that she works towards in photographs. The way that color can shape form in painting is a mystery that will never cease to amaze, and she hopes that she can share that sense of wonder with her students.
Piece of glass for palette- around 8 x 10" or largerWooden stretcher bars- can be made, not bought
Gamblin mediums kit
The Solarize Madison County/Glen Carbon program allows individual home and commercial property owners to access lower prices for solar installations through the power of volume purchasing.
This program will reduce carbon emissions while providing residents with the opportunity to invest in high-quality renewable energy solar installation with potentially significant savings on installation cost and energy bills.
The program is administered by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association at no cost to the village or the county.
Over the next few months, Midwest Renewable Energy Association will provide free public one-hour educational sessions called Solar Power Hours for prospective participants to learn how solar energy works and to answer questions. The program’s website includes a signup form.
Materials saved from the landfill:
Skills you’ll learn:
sawing, drilling, sanding, adding walnut stain or wood wax finish
Display your tiny collectibles, air plants, or small trinkets on a DIY triangle shelf. A great project for beginner woodworkers, these shelves are simple to make with the right tools. Using the chop (or miter) saw, the class will cut their wood to desired lengths as well as make angled cuts. Participants will use a pneumatic nail gun to assemble their shelf. Pieces can be sanded then finished with either Perennial’s homemade walnut stain or wood wax. The class will also discuss the proper method to hang your shelf depending on your wall type. Learn to identify plaster walls vs. drywall and the proper fasteners needed to hang work safely and level.
Last day to register: Saturday, March 25
jars, containers, candle wax
candlemaking, how to make your own wicks
Looking for a fun, low-key way to get your favorite pals together, or a new date night idea? Maybe something the whole family can do together? Join Perennial for a fun DIY Night at the shop! Tonight we’ll show you simple ways to make your own candles. Bring in a few tea cups, jars, or other small containers from home to customize your candle. Perennial will provide various candle waxes and walk you through how to make your own cotton wicks. Don’t forget to bring your own refreshments and snacks, and leave the craft supplies to Perennial!
WHAT: Practical Parent Talk classes
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, April 6 & April 13
WHERE: St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville
COST: $109 for all three classes; $39 per class if taken individually
CONTACT INFO: SCC Continuing Education Department, 636-922-8233 or stchas.edu/learnforlife.
New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box returns with a suspenseful new thriller starring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. The Cates family has always been a bad lot. Joe struck a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April was endangered, but he’s always wondered if there’d be a day of reckoning. He’s not wondering any longer. Joe knows they’re coming after him and his family now. All he can do is wait for them to make the first move.
QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and to celebrate queer culture. The event will excite, entertain, and enlighten audiences of all identities.
A simple lunch turns into a darkly comedic catastrophe when Jasmine and Penn, a new couple with an uncertain future, find an anonymous suicide note at the home of the happiest couple they know. Punctuated with witty dialogue and performances as fresh as a spring salad, the hilarious and awkward unraveling of who wrote the note is a must-see. First-time feature director Carly Usdin was a producer of Logo Network’s lively “NewNowNext” on-air music series, and writer/co-star Brittani Nichols, who plays Jasmine, has an impressive list of credits, including a recurring role on the first season of “Transparent.”
SHOWN WITH: “With You for Life” (Shanelle Riccio, U.S., 2017, 5 min.) A high-strung woman with sidonglobophobia faces her fear of cotton balls head-on, thanks to her opportunistic (and not-without-her-own-quirks) girlfriend.
Advance tickets may be purchased through Metrotix or .ZACK box office. Tickets go on sale soon. Click on Buy Tickets on each film page for a direct link to purchase tickets.
Rescue the Mouse, Ann Says Aweful Racket, 9 Rabbits Laughing, Close2Zero
7pm-$10adv/$12 door- ALL AGES
Rebel and Misfits Productions brings “Sex with Strangers" to St. Louis theatre as its first project in a new series called “An Intimate Theatre Project.” The play is a provocative and fiercely smart love story for the digital age from the mind of from Laura Eason (House of Cards). It's directed by New York City’s Michelle Bossy. March 30 through April 15, starting nightly at 8pm, the performance takes place in a private CWE home and seats a small, intimate audience of approximately 50 people. “Sex with Strangers” incubated at Chicago’s Steppenwolf theatre in 2009 and was one of the top 10 produced plays in 2015 and 2016, receiving more than 30 productions in the United States and also internationally. Rebel and Misfit’s production will be the St Louis premier of the show; the small two-person cast features New York’s Christopher Tipp at Ethan and Kelly Hummert as Olivia
This moving, empowering, and timely documentary is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given but chosen. “Real Boy” has screened at more than 70 festivals worldwide, winning more than 15 awards.
Tommy Halloran Trio plays and sings jazz standards & originals.
Fred Weber Parking Lot! Start your spring cleaning this year by bringing in old electronic items to Saint Louis University. We will be collecting anything with a cord which includes TVs, Monitors, Appliances for FREE! Midwest Recycling Center, a certified e-cycling center, will be collecting all types of electronic devices (even handheld ones, i.e. cell phones) to handle in an eco-friendly manner.
Fred Weber Parking Lot! Do you have a stockpile of sensitive documents, like old medical files or tax information, but cannot get rid of them? We have a chance for you to get rid of them, for FREE! Shred-It, a paper shredding company, will be setting up on Saint Louis University's campus on March 31st to shred and recycle all types of paper documents you would like gone.
Learn to handsew your own wearable art from a selection of upcycled felted wool and cashmere with Marianne Baer.
Friday March 31, 2017
10am to 3pm
Marianne started her company, Baer Designs, in 1987 with hand built clay and ceramic jewelry. After 20 years of teaching, doing Art Fairs and wholesale, she began working with up cycled and repurposed wool and cashmere to create Relief Wall Sculptures, Table Art and Wearables.Her classes are fun and creative! She emphasis that the way we learn and progress in Art and Life is to practice and experiment!
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