Events for Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Baker High School: Summer Jungle Drama Camp

Join the fun as we explore the exciting world of THE JUNGLE BOOK through Pantomime, Improvisation, Acting Games, Theatre Crafts, and much, much more!  Camp is for grades K-8.  A showcase performance will take place on July 14th at 1PM.  

Location: Baker High School

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Sunny Side Drama: Super Summer Drama Camp: 3rd Grade and up!

Each two-week camp ends with a full-length play. All campers have lines, costumes, get to help with set painting, play games, and learn about acting and singing!

Not only do we prepare for the show but we have fun playing water games, doing crazy hair day, learning about acting, and painting sets!

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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Contemporary Alabama Photography

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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USA: Piano Camp Faculty Recital

Dr. Robert Holm will perform the first of four Piano Camp Faculty Recitals on Monday, July 10 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.  The emphasis of this year's piano camp is Romanticism and the Music of Frederic Chopin, hence Dr. Holm's program will feature Chopin's Scherzo in B minor, the 24 Preludes, the Nocturnes in C minor and F# minor, and the "Heroic Polonaise."

Tickets for this Department of Music event will be sold at the door only.  General admission is $5 for all attendees other than Piano Camp participants. 

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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USA Music: Piano Camp

We are excited to offer this workshop to pianists age 11 through adult. The camp will focus on the music of Frédéric Chopin. Daily classes will focus on technique, theory, form and literature. Students will take mini-lessons and master classes with nationally renowned experts and USA piano faculty.

Students should bring 1 or 2 piano pieces to study during the workshop. Pieces by Chopin are recommended but not required.

Registered students may perform at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 15th, at the Student Recital in the Laidlaw Recital Hall.

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center

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Art Blast Summer Art Camp registration is now open! With classes for 4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds and 12 and up, there is truly something for everyone in the wide variety of art offered throughout the summer. Ceramics, painting, and drawing in all styles inspire students to energize their creativity, while learning about elements of art and art history.  The camp will run from June 12th through July 28th.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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July Exhibitions at MAC

This month, MAC will feature "Inner Transcendence," a new watercolor series by Lisa Hancock, in the Danielle Juzan Gallery; automotive photography by Kathleen Cope in the Skinny Gallery; and animal paintings and prints by Eliza Coral in the Small Room. Meet the artists during ArtWalk on Friday, July 14 (6 - 9 PM). Exhibition open weekdays from 9 AM - 5 PM throughout July.

Location: Mobile Arts Council

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