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Learn Playwriting with Patricia Cotter

The Center for the Arts is offering a new virtual class for adults 17 and up. Playwriting 101: Writing The Short Play teaches the specific art of writing a satisfying ten-minute play with the end goal of having students complete a rough first-draft by focusing on the fundamentals of playwriting (character, structure, dialogue, action, and conflict). The four-week Zoom class starts Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 4:00pm and is taught by critically acclaimed and award-winning playwright, Patricia Cotter.

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New weekly series, ‘In Conversation With’

The Center for the Arts is kicking off a new, interactive series to bring the community together online. In Conversation With invites you to explore creative topics with local experts in Food, Nature, Art and Lifestyle. Each episode includes an interactive Q&A online via Zoom. Streaming Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Pacific time.

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Holiday Silent Auction Open For Bidding (online)

While many traditions are changing and evolving this year, we are excited to bring back one of our old favorites, the Holiday Silent Auction. Artists, staff and board members have come together to offer up delightful gifts and exciting experiences. The bidding starts now!

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Shop Local at our Holiday Art Market 12/19 & 12/20

The Center’s Annual Holiday Art Market features goods from local artists, and is just in time for the holidays! Ceramics, paintings, stone carvings, and more will be featured as part of this beloved annual sale. This year, The Center is limiting capacity, requiring masks and checking temperatures for all retail shoppers entering the building. 

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End of Year Membership Drive

Become a member of The Center for the Arts and your contributions will provide opportunities for artists and crews. Did you have tickets for a show in 2020?  You can donate your tickets back to The Center in exchange for a membership!  It’s a great way to give back. Members are rewarded with a virtual front-row seat to all creative experiences and events The Center has coming in 2021. Plus, you’ll receive bonus gifts and entries into weekly drawings when you join before December 31, 2020.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

“We’re all in this together” describes the essential role patrons play in allowing live events to reopen safely. Because COVID-19 is highly contagious, everyone – patrons as well as staff – must do their part.

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