Spoken Word & Poetry Workshop for Adults

Stylistic Elements Workshop Mon-Fri. July 18-July 22, 2022 Week long Workshop $150 Stylistic Elements Workshop, Adults. Kealoha tailors his workshops to match the age group and learning goals of the participants. He has taught such diverse groups as professional writers to incarcerated adults. This workshop takes participants through hands-on writing experiences, encouraging them to find their own poetic voice. Kealoha will teach attendees to write their own poems, and develop the basic skills to be able to perform their poems with confidence. Curriculum is cumulative, each day building on the previous day’s work, and culminating in sharing the week’s poetry.  “Kealoha is more than just a poet, he is a one-man poetry movement. He practices what he preaches about mindfulness and positivity…” –Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, 2011 NEA Fellow, author of Words in Your Face. Instructor: Kealoha Location: The Center for the Arts, 314 Main St. Grass Valley, CA 95945 Dates:Read More

Memoir Writing Workshop II (virtual)

VIRTUAL CLASS For those who have already participated in Susan Jane Gilman’s introductory workshop, “Telling Your Own Story” Memoir Writing Workshop that was held online by The Center in October 2020. Participants will continue to develop their skills and writing from Part I. This month-long follow-up course will pick up where Part I left off, and is customized to focus on participants creative needs and interests. It will include sessions on “showing not telling,” how to master the art of dialogue, using different types of language, and editing. There will be exercises, spirited discussions, light reading assignments, and workshops. The instructor hopes that it will reinvigorate and inspire everyone after the holidays.   Instructor: Susan Jane Gilman Location: Online via Zoom. A link will be sent to you the week before. Dates: January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 (8 weeks) Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Ages: 17+ Cost: $250 RegisterRead More