Monday, December 12, 2011

GIVE THE GIFT OF CLASSES @ CREATIVE ALLIANCE

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CityLit Project Benefit Workshop!

Writing Resolution with Jessica Anya Blau 
WHEN: Sat Jan 7, 2 – 4 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

Start the year right! Author Jessica Anya Blau serves up writing exercises that inspire and motivate, for writers of all levels and genres.  Blau's first two novels received national accolades and distribution. Her third, The Wonder Bread Summer, comes out with HarperCollins next year. Proceeds benefit CityLit Project. Get Tickets!

BIG Intro to Improv 
WHEN:
7 Tuesdays Jan 10 - Feb 21, 7 – 9 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

The comedy juggernaut known as Baltimore Improv Group teaches the fundamentals of quick thinking and spontaneous theater. Last class is a showcase for family and friends.  

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Final Cut Pro 101
WHEN: 3 Wednesdays: Jan 11, 18, 25, 7-9 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

Get started with Final Cut Pro! Final Cut is now an industry-standard for video editing, and widely used by most indie filmmakers - but may be a bit of a challenge if you're new to video editing. Learn system set-up, how to capture & work with DV & HD footage, editing tips & tricks, basic titles, transitions, and more! Familiarity with Mac OS required. This class will be taught in FCP X, but will cover previous versions as well.  Get Tickets!

!Sí, hablo español! 
WHEN: 6 Saturdays Jan 14 - Feb 18, 10 AM – 1 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

Candelas Aguero-Long teaches Español para Beginners! Learn basic communication, pronunciation and conjugation skills for the workplace and chatting up your neighbors. 12 personalized & consecutive conversational classes! A native of Spain, Candelas is a longtime instructor for Creative Alliance, importing style, enthusiasm and experience to the classroom.  
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 Woodberry Cocktails with Corey Polyoka 
WHEN: 3rd Wdnesdays Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 21, Apr 18
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

Emphasizing homemade ingredients and raw creativity, the cocktails at Woodberry Kitchen have their own following. Mixologist Corey Polyoka shares their approach, pouring drinks for the class from behind the bar, and sharing the history, techniques and latest trends of the craft. In the Marquee Lounge.  Get Tickets!

Approaches to Drawing with
Sam Allerton Green
WHEN: 6 Thursdays Jan 19 - Feb 23, 6:30 – 9 PM
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

CA Resident Sam Green devises exercises covering a range of drawing techniques: line, contour, value, composition, experimental and abstract approaches, while leaving plenty of room for individual exploration. Beginners welcome. Get Tickets!

This Thing Called Love: Love Stories from Script to Screen
WHEN: Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, & 18, 11 AM – 2 PM
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

Got a love story you want to tell? Any kind of love will do. Learn how to make it into a short movie, from start to finish, in this aptly timed four-week boot camp production workshop with Goucher Professor, filmmaker and writer Nsenga Burton. Participants will write, produce, edit and screen five-minute short films that explore the theme of love. The film can fall under a number of genres including experimental, documentary, fiction or non-fiction. Participants wanting to adapt a story to a screenplay should bring the completed story in electronic form (thumb drive). Get Tickets!