May means events spring into full bloom at the Center for the Arts |

May means events spring into full bloom at the Center for the Arts

Art Guild of Glenwood Springs All-Member Exhibit opens Friday and runs through May 30.You know, the Art Guild is the great organization that puts the fall art show together each year. Its members have a ton of talent, and its exhibit is an awesome example of art of all media and techniques. A must-see for anyone who has ever wanted to be inspired to paint or draw, this exhibit is a classic. Come meet these wonderful artists at their reception at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14 and register for an art class at the Center for the Arts. We have classes in all types of art. Diane Seabrook is our artist in residence and teacher extraordinare. She is gifted in the way she teaches our students to “see” differently. Come learn to draw, use water, oils and acrylics. Art is a party!Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, May 13, the Texas Hold ‘Em no limit tournament will turn the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts into a casino for the night. What? Gambling on Friday the 13th? Of course! It’s unlucky to be superstitious. The no limit-style tournament benefits the Center’s programs in fine arts, pottery, stone sculpting, silversmithing, music, and of course, dance, all taught by professionals. There is something for everyone at the Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 today for more information or to reserve your spot.Registration starts now for summer classes at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Bring out your inner Picasso with an art class, rock out in the stone carving studio, spend some quality time in your dancing shoes with a class in ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, tap, break dancing, Middle Eastern or African dance. Pottery, silversmithing, voice, guitar or piano await you with more than 60 classes a week at the Center. The Center for the Arts is your community connection for art. The summer session is 10 weeks long and starts the week of June 6. We offer classes for all ages and all levels of proficiency. Do something for yourself this summer – it’s good for your health.Calling all fairy godchildren, ladybugs, butterflies and flower girls ages 2-6: the Fairy Festival at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts will be from 10-11:30 am. on Saturday, May 21. Come to dance, eat some cake, wear your beautiful costumes and register for a pre-ballet or pre-tap class. Sign your mom up to take Baby Boogie with you.Also on Saturday, May 21, the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts dance company is holding auditions for junior dancers ages 9-14 from noon to 1 p.m. Tryouts for the senior dance company (ages 15-25) are from 1-2 p.m. Show up and strut your stuff!The Center for the Arts is all about kids and the young at heart. So many special people have discovered an inner quality they never nurtured before by taking a chance and taking a class. We have adults who have reached lifelong goals such as showing their work in an art exhibit, dancing in front of an audience, singing out loud in public, or just doing something for the pure enjoyment of it. We specialize in teaching people who are not yet accomplished artists, dancers, potters, jewelers and musicians, which covers just about all of us, doesn’t it? So, what are you waiting for? Call us today and join in the fun! Sinda Wood is program assistant for the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call the center at 945-2414 for applications, tickets or information.

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