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March 2021

Memoir Writing Workshop with Elizabeth Diggs

Sunday, March 7, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, March 14, 2021

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This workshop is sold out. The personal memoir has become one of our most popular genres. Every life is a compelling and unique story. This workshop we will explore how to shape and explore our stories through prompts and feedback. Course limited to ten participants. $60 for four sessions. Registration required. Begin the New Year putting pen to paper, fingers to keyboard, and crafting the memories you've been waiting to tell, with expert tutelage! Elizabeth Diggs is a playwright whose…

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Roots & Shoots Streams: The Magdalens

Saturday, March 13, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Magdalens

Livestream from the Academy stage Free on YouTube, no registration necessary The Magdalens Unplugged is an alt-folk-rock band comprised of Renée DaVink (lead singer and songwriter), Britany Orlebeke (violin), and John Caplis (guitar). Based in Albany, New York, the band plays both original songs and covers a unique blend of Americana, post-punk, and indie classics. The Magdalens Unplugged is a subgroup of The Magdalens five-piece band, which also includes Al Kash (drums) and Moses Nagel (bass). The band’s debut album…

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Roots & Shoots Streams: Lucia Pulido & Ulises Martinez

Saturday, March 20, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lucia Pulido and Ulises Martinez

Free on YouTube, no registration necessary The New York Times says that, “Ms. Pulido holds on to the rawness of the original melodies while giving them a sophisticated new context.” This richness can be seen in her different ensembles and repertoires. Performing a mix of Colombian and Mexican songs, mostly traditional like 'pirekuas' from Michoacán in Mexico or 'Cantas de guabina' from the Andes in Colombia, all interpreted in a personal way. This will be recorded in Mexico City especially…

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Why Start Plants from Seed? A Virtual Talk by Mary Ann Iaccino

Sunday, March 21, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mary Ann Iaccino

Join us, on Zoom, for the first in a series of Hidden Gardens virtual lectures with Master Gardener Mary Ann Iaccino. Tickets $10. Registration required. This lecture will cover getting a handle on where to start, and pin down the information found on seed packets and in catalogs. It will also investigate how to meet environmental conditions that are needed for seed germination at home and go through the process of starting seeds to transplanting strong seedlings into the garden. Mary…

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April 2021

Roots & Shoots Streams: Taylor Ashton

Saturday, April 10, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Taylor Ashton

Live stream on YouTube. Stay tuned for details.

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Creative Writing Workshop with Jamie Cat Callan

Sunday, April 11, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, May 2, 2021

Jamie Cat Callen

This popular workshop is sold out.  If you would like to be put on a wait list, please send an email to: [email protected] Four Sundays: April 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 3:30-5:30pm Course fee: $80. Registration required. Registrants limited to 15. Virtual class on Zoom. Jamie Cat Callan, the author of nine books and the creator of The Writer's Toolbox, returns to the Spencer Academy Arts Center with her popular writing workshop-- “Writing from the Right Side of the Brain.” Jamie…

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