Arts events

An impromptu songfest by The Beaufort Harbormasters:

The Beaufort Harbormasters and Belles present “When They All Come Marching Home,” A rousing, melodic tribute to all who serve and have served.  Hear familiar tunes from Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Francis Scott Keye, etc, performed in four-part harmony on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Beaufort High School Auditorium. Tickets are available through www.beaufortharbormasters.org or your melodic Harbormaster or Belle.

For more information contact Gary Gebhardt at 843-368-6544.

Awaken the Dragon encore screening will be Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at USCB Center for the Arts, 521-4145. To understand what Dragon Boat Racing is all about, see the movie that started it all. It’s only $10 per ticket, and 50% of the proceeds go to DragonBoat Beaufort. After the film, have a special dinner at Lowcountry Produce Market & Cafe and support the local team. Before and after the screening, stop in at Breakwater for cocktails and bar snacks. To learn more about DragonBoat Beaufort, visit www.dragonboatbeaufort.org.

ARTworks after school April-May 2013:

These creativity-filled classes are for students 5 years and up. All classes meet one day each week. Family and two-class discounts are available on select classes, and limited scholarships are available.

• Saturdays, April 20, 27, & May 4: Calendar Stories Workshop with Lisa Rentz for ages 8-12, $55, 10 am-noon. Creative writing, book-making and recycling all in one. Write your stories and poems and then bind them in a picture calendar, re-decorated by you. A second class begins May 18 for creative writers 10-14 years old.

• Saturdays, April 20, 27, & May 4: Henna Designs on the Paper, with Ranna P. Desai, Instructor for ages 12-16, $65, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn to create henna the ethnic way by assembling beautiful elements like flowers, leaves, petals, borders, etc. on the paper in order to work it on your skin with actual henna.

Tuesdays, April 23-May 21: Watercolor 102 with Jean Norton-Torjussen for ages 10-16, $55 + $5 supplies fee. Mixing American and Asian watercolor techniques allows participants to experiment with medium, papers, brushes and pens

• Tuesdays, April 23-May 21: Color Spark with Cindy Male, Instructor for ages 5-7, $55 + supplies. This class will spark the youth with hands on manipulation of materials and tools. Tools for drawing, tools for stamping, tools for gardening, tools for cooking, tools for construction. Color and spark-el follow. Materials to be used are heavy paper, crayons, water color paints, glitter, stencils, containers that vegetables come in from the store, scissors, glue, magazines, papers of different varieties and weights, and fabric. 


ARTworks is the community arts center of Beaufort: 379-2787, artworksinbeaufort.org in Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary Street. 

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