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August 2019

LitWits® Semester Writing Practice

August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - May 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Campus of Vintage Faith Church (upstairs in the Children’s building), 350 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Learning from masterful writers—then emulating them! We're excited to be teaching this new eight-session writing class!  Every other week we'll be learning from the masters, then doing our best to do what they did, with our own creative twist.  This consistent format, over eight sessions, will lay down a strong foundation for all kinds of writing. And there's nothing that your child needs to do to prepare! Here's how it works.  Every time we meet, we'll hand out a fabulous…

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LitWits® Semester English Course for 13+

August 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - May 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

FOUNDATIONS (13+) and TUTORING Semester course in literature and writing, AND tutoring in academic writing! We're thrilled to be offering a semester-length, college-prep course for teens! Foundations (ages 13+)  will meet ALL language arts standards, including essay writing.   (There's an add-on option for after-class tutoring in academic writing.  We also offer writing tutoring to ANY teen -- not just course enrollees -- from 12-1pm on Thursdays) This course will teach essential lessons through in-depth studies of literature, supplemented by music, film and…

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January 2020

“Archival Research as Penance”: The Papers and Library of Hayden V. White

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - January 23 @ 12:00 am

Drawing on Hayden White’s newly available archive, this exhibit traces various sites of his intellectual work, teaching, and activism. Materials document his foundational role in building UC Santa Cruz’s pathbreaking History of Consciousness program, his powerful challenges to prevailing ideas of historical interpretation, and his part in a landmark legal ruling in favor of the civil rights of students in the United States which he regarded as one of his proudest accomplishments. In mapping the times and spaces where White…

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Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - January 23 @ 1:00 am

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Internationally renowned eco-artists and UC Santa Cruz emeritus faculty, the Harrisons created a site-specific environmental art installation in the three geodesic domes and the surrounding garden at the Arboretum. Called Future Garden for the Central Coast of California, the installation, which Newton Harrison continues to evolve,…

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Solitary Garden Public Sculpture and Garden Project

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Institute of the Arts is Sciences is proud to present the participatory public sculpture and garden project Solitary Garden, by jackie sumell, November 5, 2019- December 6, 2020, located at the Baskin Art Studios.Solitary Garden features a sculpture made following the blueprint of a standard U.S. solitary confinement cell. Around the 6’ x 9’ cell grows a garden of flowers and vegetables, designed by Tim Young, currently incarcerated in San Quentin, and communicated via letters and drawings to the…

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Center for Cultural Studies Colloquium – Carlos Motta, “We The Enemy”

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

In We The Enemy, Carlos Motta will present a series of recent and past works, including those exhibited at the Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery. Motta’s work documents the social conditions and political struggles of sexual, gender, and ethnic minority communities in order to challenge dominant and normative discourses through visibility and self-representation. As a historian of untold narratives and an archivist of repressed histories, Motta is committed to in-depth research on the struggles of post-colonial subjects and societies. His work…

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Racial Reconciliation & the Future of Race in America

January 23 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 am

Join us for a conversation with Alondra Nelson (President, Social Sciences Research Council), and Herman Gray (Emeritus Professor of Sociology), moderated by Jenny Reardon, Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Cruz. The racially charged moment we are living through in the U.S. comes with tremendous danger, but also with great opportunity. The dangers are obvious— blatantly racist statements by our president, the emboldenment of white supremacist movements, the rampant loss of black life at the hands of the police, the demonizing…

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Winter 2020 Drop in Figure Drawing

January 23 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 am

Free Drop-In Draw For the Community Wednesday nights 7pm-9pmNEW LOCATION: UCSC Art Department J-101 Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11. Drop-In Draw provides a live model and room monitor. There is no formal lesson; the sessions are free and open to the public. ONLY DRY MEDIA ALLOWED. Parking is available at the Arts parking lot using the self-service pay station.https://art.ucsc.edu/news_events/winter-2020-drop-figure-drawing

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Winter 2020 Drop in Figure Drawing

January 23 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 am

Free Drop-In Draw For the Community Wednesday nights 7pm-9pmNEW LOCATION: UCSC Art Department J-101 Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11. Drop-In Draw provides a live model and room monitor. There is no formal lesson; the sessions are free and open to the public. ONLY DRY MEDIA ALLOWED. Parking is available at the Arts parking lot using the self-service pay station.https://art.ucsc.edu/news_events/winter-2020-drop-figure-drawing

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East Coast Swing Night (Every Wednesday)

January 23 @ 3:30 am - 6:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Palomar Ballroom, 1344 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$14

7:30pm Intermediate Swing Lesson 8:15pm Beginning Swing Lesson 9:00-10:30pm Swing Dance Party $14 for classes and party, $6 for party only

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