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Workshop: Hot Off the Press: Traditional Printing and Food Connections with Daniela del Mar/Letra Chueca Press (3 weeks)

Group Size: 12 | Leader: Daniela Del Mar What do kitchens and print shops have in common? In this dynamic workshop, students will use the vehicle of letterpress printing to explore personal connections to food and food traditions. We will learn the fundamentals of analog design and the importance of book arts in a digital age, then print our own designs incorporating pressroom materials – lead type, wood type and ornaments- with personal experiences. This workshop will include some short readings, regular group discussions, and creative lab time in a COVID-adapted letterpress print shop located in the Cully Neighborhood. By the end of this series, students will have learned traditional methods of putting ink on paper and created a collective edition of vibrant letterpress prints…

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Workshop: Truth & Dare Volume 5: Experiments in Art & Writing with Laura Moulton (3 weeks)

Class Size: 12 | Leader: Laura Moulton Truth & Dare is a creative workshop and community favorite that offers one truth (in the form of a writing prompt) and one dare (an art-inspired challenge to make/do) each week. Taking inspiration from contemporary artists and writers, we’ll generate our own work on the page and out in the world with optional hybrid adventures that may include graffiti harvesting, documenting public art, and writing letters. Most important, we’ll share our work in the supportive environment we create together. Whether you’ve attended previous Truth & Dare workshops or are joining us for the first time, all are welcome. Transportation stipends are available for in person gatherings. Monday and Weds 11-12:30pm | July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28…

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Workshop: Tell Your Story! Risograph Printing and Zine Making with Kate Bingaman-Burt & Leland Vaughan (3 weeks)

Class Size: 15 | Leaders: Kate Bingaman-Burt & Leland Vaughan This workshop will focus on risograph printing and zine making, with an emphasis on using printmaking and books as vessels for your ideas and creative experiments. We’ll explore mark making, drawing, not-drawing, storytelling, collage, and more all through the lens of printing and zines! Zero drawing experience is needed—all are welcome! We kick perfectionism to the curb as we explore different materials, styles and concepts and make a collaborative riso-printed zine together. This workshop takes place primarily via Zoom with field trip dates to Bodecker and Outlet to be announced. Transportation stipends are available. Monday and Weds 11-12:30pm | June 28, 30, July 7, 9, 12, 14 (no class Monday July 5; meets Friday July…

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Bodecker Foundation Workshops for High School Students – Summer Registration Opens

Led by professional artists, writers, musicians, and educators, our FREE creative workshops for high school students include a mix of online group activities and offline individual and/or collaborative project work. Class size is generally limited to 12 students. Summer Term Registration Opens Monday May 17

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Future Prairie IX: In Repose

Put on your jammies and call in an ending at our final show of the year. Guided meditation by Kady Monroe Dance by Amy Leona Havin Poetry by Anna Suarez Sound bath and tea ceremony by Brianna Sas This winter solstice variety show is inspired by the chautauquas of the 19th and early 20th centuries, where people from all walks of life came together to experience education, entertainment, and culture for the whole community, with speakers, teachers, musicians, and entertainers. Founded in January 2018 by Joni Renee Whitworth in Portland, Oregon, Future Prairie is a non-profit organization and artist collective led by women, femme, queer, transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals. We develop and showcase emerging and under-represented artists. We believe artists have an opportunity to design…

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Future Prairie VIII: The Veil

Please join the artists of Future Prairie for our autumn show, hosted at the gorgeous Bodecker Foundation! As we transition from summer to autumn, the equinox asks us to honor the changing seasons with a balance of light and dark. Traditionally, this is a time for gathering, grounding, and comfort. The veil between the spiritual and mortal worlds is particularly thin around the autumnal equinox. Our variety show is inspired by the chautauquas of the 19th and early 20th centuries, where people from all walks of life came together to experience education, entertainment, and culture for the whole community, with speakers, teachers, musicians, and entertainers. We will have American Sign Language interpreters thanks to a grant from Regional Arts & Culture Council. Thank you as…

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Books, Beer, Boogie: A Welcome Poetry & Dance Party!

Join authors from Write Bloody Publishing and University of Hell Press at the fabulous NM Bodecker Foundation on Wednesday, March 27th, for a celebration of books, (a bit) of beer (+ wine), and (a lot) of boogie. Eight authors will share short, powerful selections of their work; ALL participants will dance dance dance the (early) night away. Readers include: Nicole Yurcaba! Jennifer Robin! Josh Lubin! Chad Christensen! 6:30pm Doors open! 7:30-8:30pm Reading begins! 8:30-9:30pm Fast and furious dance party! FREE! but MUST RSVP via the Eventbrite link to reserve your coveted spot for this exclusively rad event. Limited to the first 100 guests! (Again, on Eventbrite, not here, though we like to see unbridled enthusiasm on FB, too!)

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