Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Event Listings

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/6/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

8/7/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/7/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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YAP Registration Kickoff Event & CHAW Dance Store

8/8/15

YAP Registration Kickoff Event & CHAW Dance Store
Saturday (11:00am-2:00pm)

We are beyond excited to unveil our brand new Youth Arts Program, beginning this fall. Online registration starts July 20, but we think registering is always more fun with friends and food. Join us on August 8 from 11am to 2pm for on-site registration, snacks, and mingling. ATTN DANCE FAMILIES: From 11am to 2pm on the same day, we will be holding a special CHAW Dance Store, where you can purchase all dance accoutrements at a discount before fall classes begin. You'll have the opportunity to meet and chat with our CHAWsome Dance Department teaching artists while you shop.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/8/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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Recital: An evening of Barber, Mozart, Schumann, and more

8/11/15

Recital: An evening of Barber, Mozart, Schumann, and  more
Tuesday (6:30pm-7:30pm; Doors at 6:00pm)

Local singer (and member of the DC arts community) Robert Nuñez will be performing pieces by Barber, Mozart, Schumann, and more in our accolade-winning black box theatre, accompanied by a pianist. Open to the public. Tickets available at the door beginning at 6:00pm. The recital will begin at 6:30pm.

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Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque

8/14/15

Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

$25 BURLESQUE DANCE WORKSHOP Includes an informative burlesque dance class & educational workshop focusing on the rich history of the art.

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The Callback - Acting Intensive with Special Guest Yolanda Hunt, BET Casting Director

8/15/15

The Callback - Acting Intensive with Special Guest Yolanda Hunt, BET Casting Director
Saturday (1:30pm-9:00pm)

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for "The Callback" with Special Guest YOLANDA HUNT - BET's Casting Consultant & Associate! A full day to work with and learn from one of the busiest casting directors. This workshop includes: Mock One-on-One Audition with Yolanda; Cold Reading Practice; Headshot / Resume Review; Learn the Business of Acting with Mark; Q&A with Yolanda; Commercial Audition Techniques / Practice. There are only 30 seats being sold for this workshop, so sign up today at http://www.TheMarkMcKinnon.com! Early Bird special ends July 3rd.

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Dine Out for CHAW @ Ambar

8/16/15

Dine Out for CHAW @ Ambar
Sunday (4:00pm - 10:00pm)

If you've never had Balkan cuisine, you're in for a real treat at Ambar, our CHAWsome partner restaurant and neighbor at 523 8th St. SE. When you dine at Ambar for dinner on Sunday, August 16 (4pm-10pm), 25% of the proceeds will be donated directly to our #PaintBucket2015 tuition assistance campaign, providing more art to more kids in DC. Delicious food + spreading the love for great arts opportunities? Sign us up!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

8/21/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

8/21/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, 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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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

9/4/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip

9/11/15

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

Join us for an evening of painting and wine from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Friday of every month! Dates for 2015 are: January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10. 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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Photography Exhibit: Photonegative

9/12/15

Photography Exhibit: Photonegative
Opening Reception: Saturday, Sept. 12; Exhibit through Tuesday, Sept. 29 (Opening Reception 5:00pm-7:00pm)

PHOTONEGATIVE adjective, BIOLOGY 1.(of an organism) tending to move away from light. noun, PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT 2.hand printed darkroom photographs of public sculpture by Joe Yablonsky. opening reception with artist Joe Yablonsky on Saturday, September 12, 2015 5–7pm. Exhibit runs through September 29 in the CHAW gallery, 545 7th St. SE. Free and open to the public.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

9/18/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

9/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, 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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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

10/2/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

10/16/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

10/16/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, 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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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

11/6/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

11/20/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

11/20/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, 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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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

12/4/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

12/18/15

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

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

12/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, 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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