Textural Forms showcases art by Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, and Karen Searle

Opening March 28, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This […]


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Upcoming Events

Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This exhibition will showcase these three creative individuals in a unique pairing.  Karen is a sculptor and mixed media artist who uses textural and natural materials in surprising and unexpected ways.  Nora is a painter and collage artist who explores layers and depth through her two dimensional works.  Michael, Nora’s son, is an accomplished poet who responds to both of these artists’ visual works through the written word; his poems will be framed and presented in the galleries alongside the visual art.  The show is on view March 28 to April 25, 2015 at the Banfill-Locke galleries. There is an opening reception planned for Saturday, March 28 from 4 to 6 pm.

Gentle Yoga
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Tuesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, and 12; 9 to 10:15 am                     Enrollment Code: W
Instructor: Joyce Gudding

Tuition: This class is $30 for all six sessions when paid in advance, or $7 per drop in session

Yoga is a place where you can come exactly as you are!  This is a gentle yoga class—for everyone from beginners to those with a regular practice who are interested in exploring the healing quality of connecting breath with movement. This class includes basic breathing exercises, as well as a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated, and on the floor). In the tradition of Viniyoga, the yoga postures will be adapted to the unique needs of each individual.  Please wear loose or stretchy clothing, and bring a yoga mat. Limited to 8 per class.

Practice Writing
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to inspire your writing for the day.  All types of writers at any skill level are invited.  Bring a notebook and a writing utensil.  This group is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary.

How to Publish Your Book without Going Broke
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Instructor: June Anderson

Tuesday, April 21; 6:30 to 9 pm              Enrollment Code: 3

Tuition: $25 nonmembers; $20 members
Appropriate for all writers who are interested in publishing their book

In this class we will discuss the pros and cons of three different ways to publish: royalty, self-publishing with a subsidy publisher, and independent publishing. The class will focus on how to publish your book independently without the considerable expense of a middleman. Practical advice will include how to prepare and lay out your book, ISBN and other things you might need, and how to set up your publishing as a business, if desired. A manual, How to Publish Your Book Without Going Broke, will be available from the instructor for a discounted fee of $10.00.