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Chapbook Making with Debbie Yee, SF, 2/6/12 and 2/13/12

“Hallmark Card Shmallmark Card! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, learn how to screen print and bind your original love poems, short story or other-content chapbooks in multiples.

In two sessions, workshop participants will learn the skills and access equipment to produce hand-bound, screen-printed chapbooks using tabletop Gocco print machines from Japan, needles and thread. Come try out the Gocco, learn about quick and crafty chapbook production or, with advance preparation and planning, print and finish an edition of up to 20 chapbooks of your own, suitable for giving.

A separately-scheduled chapbook reading by emerging and published authors in Celebration of the Chapbook, and an opportunity to sell or trade your chapbook, will follow.”

Japanese Butoh – 6 week dance series starting 1/5/12, Oakland

“Learn and explore fundamentals of Butoh with Judith Kajiwara, Oakland Asian Cultural Center’s 2011/2012 Artist in Resident. Butoh is a slow-motion, focused improvisational dance form that originated in Tokyo, Japan in the late 1950’s.

Each class will focus on a specific element of Butoh dance. You’ll increase your capacity to express from your inner awareness as you work individually and in an ensemble. Wear comfy, loose clothing and be prepared to dance in bare feet.

EVERYONE regardless of age or ability is welcome, and will be taught in a comfortable space that honors everyone’s dance.”

  • WHERE: 388 9th Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607
  • WHEN: Thursdays from Jan 5 – Feb 9, 2012, 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • HOW MUCH: $60 per person for the entire series
  • MORE INFOhttp://www.oacc.cc/programs/classes.html



It’s not too late to sign up for classes at Teada–they have hip hop, voice, acting, and writing classes, and some volunteer scholarships are still available.

MYXTV Presents: Kpop Takeover – N. Hollywood, 6/18/11-6/19/11

Kpop Takeover

“K-Pop TaKeover is the first ever K-Pop dance convention in the United States. Movement Lifestyle choreographers bring K-Pop dance and MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew Season 5 winners, Poreotics teach the best of popping and their signature robotic style.”

  • WHERE: Beverly Garland’s Holiday Inn
    4222 Vineland Avenue
    North Hollywood, CA 91602
  • WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 6/18/11 – 6/19/11
  • HOW MUCH: $30 Individual class
    $75 Regular classes with three (3) classes and one (1) showcase ticket
    $99 Weekend observer and one (1) showcase ticket
    $149 All access pass with six (6) classes, one (1) showcase ticket and a swag bag
  • MORE INFO: http://myx.tv/kpoptakeover/

Exploring the Japanese Garden: Tree Trimming

Exploring the Japanese Garden: Tree Trimming

“Tree trimming specialist Dennis Makishima has pruned over 10,000 trees, conducted 200 pruning projects, and taught 500 workshops across the United States and abroad. Makishima will show audience members the “Way of the Maple” as he shares his craft of tree trimming and of balancing nature with horticultural science, as well as the creative process.

This program is suitable for beginning tree trimmers, trimming aficionados, and Japanese garden fans alike.”

Parangal Dance Company workshops – Fridays, SF – 9/17-11/12

Parangal Dance Company

Free Philippine dance workshops! Who can argue with free + dance? In fact, you might even see me there after my show, Our Town closes…

  • WHERE: Alonzo Kings Line Ballet, 5th Floor Studio 4, 26 7th Street in SF  (corner Market Street)
  • WHEN: 9/17/10 – 11/12/10
  • free!
  • MORE INFO: http://parangaldance.org/

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