Events for Monday, Jul 17, 2017

HMPS: Yoga on the Lawn

Is there a better way to start your weekend? Probably not. 

Location: Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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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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Mobile Botanical Gardens: Drawing with Colored Inks

Drawing in Colored Inks offers the botanical art student the opportunity to discover the beauty of working with colored inks. Students will first be introduced to the classical tradition of working with sepia ink. Slowly migrating to the use of additional colored inks to realize a new and a fresh dimension in their work. For centuries classic botanical art has relied on pen and black ink to bring forth and reveal the rich botanical beauty and detail of plant species. With the availability of the new concentrated pigmented inks color adds a whole new ingredient to the presentation of plant drawings. Students will discover a whole new way of depicting color in plants to give your work added impact and vitality.

For questions or concerns regarding the materials list do please speak with Derek Norman.

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

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Sunny Side Drama: Drama Junior: Pre-K- 3rd Grade

Each week's camp ends with a skit based on the theme for the week. Campers have lines, learn songs, dances, and help make the backdrop.

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Island Kids: 5-25

Our own Hula expert Ashley Chewning will be teaching our 1st Island Kid Camp. Students will enjoy technique, choreography and costume making in the arts of Traditional Hawaiian Hula and Traditional Tahitian. 

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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Dauphin Island Heritage & Arts Council: Last Friday Art Night

Shop for local art, enjoy art demonstrations, music, food and drink.  Hosted by Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council, a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity.

Location: Dauphin Island Gallery

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Playhouse in the Park: “Willy Wonka - The Musical”

“WILLY WONKA – THE MUSICAL" Join us for The Playhouse in the Park’s production of "Willy Wonka – The Musical,” based on the classic 1964 book by Roald Dahl. The stage musical follows Charlie Bucket's adventures inside the famed Wonka Chocolate Factory. Owned by eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka, the factory tour is open to only the five lucky children (and their guardians) who find an elusive golden ticket. Show dates for “Willy Wonka – The Musical” are be Friday through Sunday, July 21 through August 13, 2017. Tickets are Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. For reservations, call 251-602-0630. All performances at the Playhouse-in-the-Park, 4851 Museum Drive - Mobile, Alabama 36608 (across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park). Visit us at www.playhouseinthepark.org - 251-602-0630 or on Facebook at Playhouse in the Park, Mobile Al.

Location: The Playhouse in the Park

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Theartre 98: Becky’s New Car: A play

Becky's New Car, a play written by Steven Dietz takes the audience on a smart, comic cruise through the perils of middle aged longing and regret.

Location: Theatre 98

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Theatre 98: BECKY’S NEW CAR

Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life…and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn't dare.​  For more information, click here.

Location: Theatre 98

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ART BLAST SUMMER ART CAMP at MMofA

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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Baldwin County “Superior Rated” Full Orchestra Auditions

The Baldwin County "Superior Rated" Full Orchestra is now accepting auditions for all instruments for the fall season. Contact the organization by email to schedule an audition time.

Location: Eastern Shore Baptist Church

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GCE&H: Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp

The program is a dynamic, 10-day learning experience, focusing on the history and fundamentals of Jazz.  Jazz Camp classes focus on music appreciation of legendary jazz giants, noting the uniqueness of their interpretations of the genre, individual instruction on the structure of improvisational style and the important role each instrument plays in carrying out an authentic jazz sound. Students are also taught the fundamentals of self-discipline, responsibility and commitment to practice. The educational experiences our students receive instill the core values of confidence, leadership and teamwork, and good citizenship.

Registration is required.  For more information visit www.gcehjazzfest.com

Location: History Museum of Mobile

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