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Classes and Programs

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Monotype: Using A Press - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2014, End Date: 06/11/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

(All levels) Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Instructor: Joni Levy Liberman www.jonilevyliberman.com Materials not included in cost.

Painting in Style - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2014, End Date: 06/11/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Intermediate/Advanced) Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Marjorie Gerber Gold

Introduction to Paint and Pastel - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2014, End Date: 06/11/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Beginners) Learn the basics – handling materials, values, edges, composition, and mixing color – in your choice of medium, working from your still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and a kneaded eraser to the first class. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Susan Kelley www.artistcolony.com/

Introduction to Pastel - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2014, End Date: 06/11/2014, Time: 1:00 PM-3:30 PM

(Beginners) Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering, and blending, you will gain facility with pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Cyrus Whittier www.cyruswhittier.com

Krav Maga - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2014, End Date: 06/11/2014, Time: 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Krav Maga (Contact Combat in Hebrew) is the name the Israeli Defense Forces give to the type of self-defense and unarmed combat it teaches. Krav Maga applies this to a civilian setting, teaching defenses against common attacks and assaults. What makes Krav Maga effective is that it works with the body’s natural instincts and reflexes. Krav Maga Yashir Boston instructor

Men's Pilates - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/10/2014, End Date: 06/12/2014, Time: 8:30 AM-9:20 AM

The integrative component of Pilates can be especially beneficial for men, whose workouts often emphasize a part-by-part approach to muscular development. Increasing flexibility is a goal that this class addresses in a way that is relevant for men, working toward functional fitness. Bonnie Lerner

Pastel and Oil Portrait/Landscape - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/10/2014, End Date: 06/12/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(All levels) Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition, using your landscaped photographs. Sight-sized method can be explored in this class. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Susan Kelley www.artistcolony.com/

Charcoal Portrait Workshop - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/11/2014, End Date: 05/16/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

(All levels) Learn to turn form in black and white using a live portrait model. Using charcoal, learn how to draw a portrait, with an emphasis on shape, value and edges and getting a likeness. Includes model fee. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Susan Kelley

Tai Chi - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/11/2014, End Date: 06/13/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-10:00 AM

Tai Chi is a relaxing yet invigorating series of movements appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Instructor Justin Falxa has structured the class in a thoughtful way to improve participants’ balance, coordination, body awareness, memory, focus, breathing, posture, and overall wellbeing. Justin Falxa

Figure Drawing Drop-In - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/11/2014, End Date: 06/13/2014, Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

(All levels) Draw some dynamic poses! Shorter, five minute poses to start, and ranging through 10-, 20-, and 30-minute poses. Use any medium and work from a live model each week. Bring your own paper and drawing materials. Wet and dry media are welcome.

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Spotlight

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Two famed improv groups go toe-to-toe in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy. Featuring Boston's Improv Asylum and New York's Upright Citizens Brigade. Who's funnier - Boston or New York? You be the judge.

Leventhal-Sidman JCC