Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Event Listings

HILLoween on 7th St. SE

10/31/14

HILLoween on 7th St. SE
Friday (5:30pm - 8:45pm)

CHAW joins Eastern Market and the DC Public Library in celebrating Halloween on the Hill! Join us for arts activities, music, trick-or-treating for art, and more--all taking place on 7th St. SE: at CHAW, the Southeast branch of the library, Eastern Market, and two Alphabet Animals sculptures. Top it all off with donuts, cider, and a family-friendly spooky classical piano recital at 7:45pm back at CHAW. It will be the best ART rush you've ever had on Halloween!

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Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month

11/3/14

Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month
Mondays (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block. Using fun group writing exercises, and tips for individual practice, these classes will unlock your creativity and get the words flowing! Each class can be taken individually, or come to all four and combine the lessons for a revolution in your writing technique.

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Painting Clay and Sipping Cabernet

11/7/14

Painting Clay and Sipping Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Working from the Figure

11/7/14

Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. (Class Dates: 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19) $76 for a four class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Capitol Hill Art League Presents Multi-Media Art Exhibition: “I See Scapes”

11/8/14

Capitol Hill Art League Presents Multi-Media Art Exhibition: “I See Scapes”
(Opening 5pm-7pm; Exhibit runs until December 5, 2014)

The Capitol Hill Art League presents "I See Scapes," a multi-media juried art show of the Capitol Hill Art League. The exhibit runs until December 5, 2014, with an opening reception on November 8th from 5pm to 7pm in the CHAW Art Gallery. Gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat).

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Intensive Acting Workshop with Renowned Acting Teacher, Bob McAndrew

11/8/14

Intensive Acting Workshop with Renowned Acting Teacher, Bob McAndrew
Saturday (1:00pm - 9:00pm)

INTENSIVE ACTING WORKSHOP – Renowned acting teacher Bob McAndrew leads this one-day intensive workshop that will introduce students to cutting-edge acting techniques students can implement immediately in their work.

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Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month

11/10/14

Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month
Mondays (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block. Using fun group writing exercises, and tips for individual practice, these classes will unlock your creativity and get the words flowing! Each class can be taken individually, or come to all four and combine the lessons for a revolution in your writing technique.

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Paint & Sip

11/14/14

Paint & Sip
(6:30-8:30 pm)

Join us for an evening of painting and wine from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Fridays, September 12, October 10, November 14, 2014, and December 12. Receive step-by-step instruction from teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear as you create your own masterpiece all while enjoying snacks and wine. $30 includes all materials and refreshments. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information or to register.

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Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month

11/17/14

Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month
Mondays (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block. Using fun group writing exercises, and tips for individual practice, these classes will unlock your creativity and get the words flowing! Each class can be taken individually, or come to all four and combine the lessons for a revolution in your writing technique.

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Working from the Figure

11/21/14

Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. (Class Dates: 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19) $76 for a four class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month

11/24/14

Get Unblocked! Writer’s Block Clinic for National Novel Writing Month
Mondays (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block. Using fun group writing exercises, and tips for individual practice, these classes will unlock your creativity and get the words flowing! Each class can be taken individually, or come to all four and combine the lessons for a revolution in your writing technique.

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Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc. presents “The Great One-Man Commedia Epic”

11/28/14

Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc. presents “The Great One-Man Commedia Epic”
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (8:00pm; 2:00pm Saturday matinees)

Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc. presents “The Great One-Man Commedia Epic,” opening November 28 and running through December 20, 2014 at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St, SE. This comic tour-de-“farce” showcases one actor, twelve characters, and a thousand catastrophes, including an entire town of squabbling parents, dim-witted servants, and young lovers whose wedding plans are ruined until love prevails and comedy triumphs. Fun for the whole family!

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Painting Clay and Sipping Cabernet

12/5/14

Painting Clay and Sipping Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Working from the Figure

12/5/14

Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. (Class Dates: 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19) $76 for a four class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Paint & Sip

12/12/14

Paint & Sip
(6:30-8:30 pm)

Join us for an evening of painting and wine from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Fridays, September 12, October 10, November 14, 2014, and December 12. Receive step-by-step instruction from teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear as you create your own masterpiece all while enjoying snacks and wine. $30 includes all materials and refreshments. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information or to register.

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Working from the Figure

12/19/14

Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without an instructor. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. (Class Dates: 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19) $76 for a four class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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