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June 12-18, 2023
Check out next week’s classes, workshops and events!
Wednesday Night Market
June 14, 5:00-8:00 PM
Join us every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5 pm to 8 pm for our monthly pop-up Market.
We feature a selection of fresh produce, art, live music, the Donut NV food truck and beer and
wine. Live music performance by the Jim Visone Duo.
Zentangle for the Seasons (13+)
June 13, 6-8:00 PM
Member Price: $120
Non-Member Price: $144
Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method of drawing patterns step by step. It is relaxing, gratifying
and a great way to exercise the creative side of your brain! Beginning with the basics in the
first class, we’ll then create a variety of Art works throughout the month, based on the season.
Instructor is a Certified Zentangle Teacher and has been teaching it for over 10 years.
Manga Painting & Pizza
June 15, 6-8:00 PM
Member Price: $30
Non-Member Price: $35
Join us for a Manga/cartoon Painting workshop- perfect for all levels! Ages 12-18 We’ll
provide the pizza and drinks while popular Instructor Terry Lynn Spry will guide students
along each step in process to create their own artwork. In this class students will be given
an assignment to paint or they can bring in a photo of something they would like to paint.
Instructor will guide students along each step in process to create their own artwork. All
In creative fun environment.
Beginning Belly Dance (18+)
Five Wednesdays June 14-July 19, 6:15-7:15 PM
Member Price: $60 Non-Member Price: $72
Have fun learning the ancient art and modern styles of this dynamic dance! Belly Dancing
is a naturally low impact activity that improves posture, core strength, flexibility and the
mind-body connection. Adults will learn the basic moves, steps and rhythms that are
applicable to either traditional or tribal styles of Belly Dance in this course with Middle
Eastern and Mediterranean Danse Orientale Award recipient Sherry Coffey!
No experience necessary.
Beginning Belly Dance (18+) Five Wednesdays June 14-July 19, 7:30-8:30 PM
Member Price: $40
Non-Member Price: $50
Continue your exploration of Tribal Belly Dance with this Intermediate course!
Focus here is on Intermediate to Advanced combos and their applications to group
improvisational dance performance.
Pre-requisites: Tribal Technique Volumes 1 and 2 or equivalent.
Join Global Caravan Dance Company member, Principal Teacher and certified instructor
Sherry Coffey for more Tribal Belly dance fun, and an opportunity to perform at the
September 23 workshop show!
Tierra & Friends World Movement and Music
June 15-29, AGES 0-3, 10:30-11:00 AM
AGES 4-6, 11:15-11:45 AM
Member Price: $75 Non-Member Price: $90
Tierra & Friends is a world music organization for children and families! We strive to provide
high-quality musical experiences for all. Our organization began in 2017, and since then, we
have worked with thousands of children in NYC, Miami, and Southwest Florida. Through
our world music and movement programs for schools, children learn about diversity, the
basics of music theory, music appreciation, and so much more!
Register 0-3 → Register 4-6 →
Call to Artists for September’s Juried Exhibit
We believe in the healing power of art. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, we have seen a great
need for healing in our community. We are asking artists to create artwork about their experiences
during or after the storm in any capacity. It may be stories of resilience or trauma or loss. It can
evoke a wide range of emotions. It is meant to be cathartic and therapeutic and shareable,
something everyone can relate to in some way.
Artists may submit 1 – 3 pieces for consideration for this exhibition. There is no entry fee.
We encourage artists to submit 2D and 3D artwork using found objects and recycled materials
collected after Hurricane Ian. Alternatively, we ask artists to submit artwork expressing their
experiences during and after Hurricane Ian. All media will be accepted, such as paint, collage,
photo, drawing, print, etc. Only original artwork will be accepted. No giclée. All entries must
be submitted online no later than August 7 at 5pm. No materials will be accepted at the Alliance –
this exhibit is online entries only. Full details can be found on the Prospectus.
Musical Theatre Summer Camp
June 19th-August 4th 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Member Price: $195
Non-Member Price: $240
The Broadway Palm/Alliance for the Arts Musical Theatre Camp is back this year and better than ever!
Focusing on high quality training for students of all ages – campers will get a peek into the life and
training of professional musical theatre actors right on the Broadway Palm Stage. Geared towards students
looking to expand their training in singing, dancing and acting – this year we have weeks designated for
various age ranges so everyone gets a chance to join in the fun! Campers will have the unique opportunity
to work with professional actors from Broadway Palm’s current production of The Little Mermaid. Each
week will culminate in performance on a Broadway Palm stage where every student gets a chance to shine.
Spots are limited to 15 campers, so enroll early!
One week sessions held at the Broadway Palm:
June 12 – 16: Footloose (Ages 11+),
July 10 – 14: Little Mermaid Junior (Ages 7 – 10),
July 17 – 21: Little Mermaid (Ages 11+),
July 24 – 28: Season Pass Juniors (Ages 7 – 10),
July 31 – August 4th: Season Pass (Ages 11+).
In the Gallery
Joan Sonnenberg: A Retrospective Exhibition
June 16-July 29
Opening Reception: June 16, 5-7pm • See it first. See it free. This event is open to the public.
Come meet your neighbors and enjoy light refreshments provided by Jayne Baker at this free event!
At the age of 5, Joan became interested in the real and imaginary facets of art and life which have
formed the basis of her artwork ever since. The 92-year-old artist maintains her lifelong daily art
practice and four-mile walks to this day. Interested in geometric patterns achieved through multiple
reverse etching processes, Joan superimposes and stacks up to ten images on top of each other,
creating a complex montage of lines, shapes and patterns.
Theatre Lobby Gallery: Christian de Jesus
Christian De Jesus is an artist from Fort Myers Florida, who has placed and won in many art shows
in the area. His medium of choice is acrylic paint on canvas or cardboard, but he also uses clay and
spray paints on occasion. His art work introduces a deep look into real world things such as life and
death. His art takes inspiration from artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, David Choe, Andy Warhol,
and movies like, Halloween, House of 1000 Corpses, and Girl interrupted . Christian hopes to one
day open a gallery of his own.
Members Gallery: Summer Arts Camps
Our Member Gallery walls will be covered with artwork from each session of Summer Arts Camps
participants. Each session runs two weeks, with art rotating on the same schedule.
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