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Creative Writing with John Bonanni

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Monday, July 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

This class will meet once weekly over the course of five weeks. The first three classes will focus on the role of poetry in contemporary literature, explore a variety of forms, and allow participants to generate and workshop their own poems. The final two classes will focus on the short story and its current place in American literature, allowing participants to generate, self-edit, and workshop their own short story. Readings will challenge common presumptions about poetry and short fiction while illustrating a variety of methods for taking risks in our own work.

Long Pasture Ecosystem Explorers

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:30am
Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary 345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid, MA 02637

How do horseshoe crabs survive on the mudflats? What do birds do when it rains? What kind of tracks does a raccoon leave? Long Pasture’s Ecosystem Explorers program will uncover the answers to these questions and many more this summer as kids learn about the incredible environments at Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary.

Man of la Mancha

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road Cotuit MA 02635

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”

June 28-July 29

Thursday-Saturday at 7:30PM

Sunday at 4:00PM 

Man of La Mancha

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Rd, Cotuit MA

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Manchacelebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”

Written by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion. Directed by Joan Baird.

Man of La Mancha

Introduction to Drawing with Craig Caldwell

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Monday, July 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

Six Monday classes: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30. This class is designed for the beginning drawer who appreciates art and has always wanted to learn to draw as well as for those looking for a refresher course. Instruction will cover the fundamentals of free-hand drawing: line, perspective, composition, understanding light and form, as well as creating illusions of depth, contrast, and texture. Different drawing material, techniques, and methods will be explored. Open to all levels of experience. $150/$125 members.

Beginning Throwing with Jamin Eldredge

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:30pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

Five Tuesday classes: 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31. This 5-week course will give you the foundation of throwing on the wheel.  We will start by learning the stages of the clay from start to finish, the proper vocabulary that goes along with it, and begin to talk about the two firing processes that clay goes through. During this class students will learn to throw basic shapes (bowls and cylinders) on the wheel, apply a foot to each piece by trimming, and glaze bisque ware.  Each student will have finished usable pieces to take home and be ready for an intermediate class.

Pastel Painting with Betsy Payne Cook

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

5 Wednesday classes: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 (no class July 4th). This is an ideal class for artists who paint with pastels and would like to expand their use of this versatile medium.  It is also suitable for beginners as lessons can accommodate artists who would like to explore painting with pastels. Pastel paint provides so are so many possibilities: using it dry, altering it to a wet medium, combining it with other mediums. And the choices of pastel sticks and surfaces just keeps growing!

Oil Painting Techniques with Lance Walker

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:00pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

Five Wednesday classes: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1. Whether you are just learning to paint or if you are continuing to develop your skills Lance will cover all the basics that you will need in developing a painting practice. We will explore techniques, color theory and application, and composition; and a variety of subject matter including landscapes, still lifes, urban scenes and more. We will begin with painting from a photo in the subject of your choice or you may continue with any unfinished painting you may have.

The Potter's Wheel with Holly Heaslip

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:30am to Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

Five Thursdays: 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 726, 8/2. Clay is a magical material with lots of paths one can take. In this class all levels of students will be accommodated according to their skill level. Through demonstrations and personalized instruction, the class will be tailored to the individual. Beginners will be lead through the basics of throwing a cylinder and bowl on the wheel along with learning about the vocabulary, tools and firing process.

Stepping Up Your Game with Lance Walker

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 8:00pm
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

Five Thursday classes: 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, (no class 7/5). Designed for those who have a foundation in oil painting, this class allows intermediate as well as more advanced students to work on independent projects with Lance’s guidance. Whether you are starting a new piece from scratch or if you would like to bring in an unfinished piece he will meet you where you are and tailor his lessons individually to you. This class meets in Lance's Studio on the upper level of the Education Wing. $125 per person.

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