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April 2018

Insight Meditation in the Upper Gallery – Series 2

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 9, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Gene Schlueter DATES: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9 There are several different types of meditation techniques.  Insight Meditation is a guided introspective meditation; it is a 2000 year old technique of the Buddhist Theravada Tradition.  It helps enhance mental discipline, slows down racing thoughts - helps alleviate sleep disorders - reduces stress and promotes inner peace and harmony.  Instructor is a son of a minister and finds no conflict between Insight Meditation and Christianity. Student fee:…

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Belly Dancing – Beginner Level

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jeana Harmon DATES: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16 Come have fun, and experience the benefits of learning basic belly dance moves. Jeana Harmon will have you in fluid motion and putting together a routine by the end of six weeks. What is referred to in the West as “belly dancing” is actually raqs sharqi or Dance of the East. Based on movements that come naturally to the female form, it provides a…

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Wool Painting with Marikah

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Masha Kakhova DATES: April 14 Learn a craft of wool felting from master felter Masha Kakhova. Masha is an artist and a feltmaker who hails from Moscow, Russia and lives in Marquette, MI. She is a big advocate of natural materials and custom handmade goods. Masha works with different techniques of felting including needle felting, wet feting, and nuno felting. She enjoys making items for home as well as garments. As a part of the international community of felt…

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Toddler Art — Session 3

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until June 7, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7 Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. For toddlers (mobile to age 3) and their caregivers. 7 Week Session: $32.00 | Per Day: $5.00

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May 2018

Silk Scarf Painting

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Diane Kribs-Mays DATES: May 10 Create your own unique piece of wearable art by painting designs onto two beautiful white silk scarves. No two will turn out the same so you can make one for yourself and wrap another up for Mother’s Day! Register by: May 4 Student fee: $34 members; $40 non-members Special event in February for preschool age: African-American Music month

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Introduction to Marbling on Paper

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31, June 1 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is…

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Marbled Jewelry

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31 Get creative!  You’ll make a professional-looking resin pendant necklace with marbled paper.  If you attend the class above, you can use your own freshly made papers, or Heidi's.   All-metal nickel and lead-free findings included with chain or upgrade to sterling.  You choose from many sizes, shapes, and finishes.  Earrings available too—even clip-ons!  These make great gifts. Please note:  Poured resin takes over a day to dry.  Jewelry will be stuck with clay to paper plates. …

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June 2018

Marbling on Paper/Open Marbling Studio

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31, June 1 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is…

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July 2018

Escanaba Summer Music Camp 2018

July 16 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until July 20, 2018

INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: July 16-20 | Final Performance – Friday July 20 at 4 p.m. This is a music day camp that places young musicians in bands of similar interests and skill level. During the week students will rehearse tunes they help to select and compose for a final performance Friday July 20th at 4 p.m. All skill levels are welcome, no experience needed. All music styles welcome Rock, Pop, Country, Hip-Hop, Classical or Jazz. All instruments and vocalist…

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