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Photography in Paradise
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Date: August 3, 7:30 am
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Location: Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
Details: Capture the incredible morning light in Crested Butte during this workshop that focuses on using the manual settings of digital cameras. Both beginner and intermediate students are welcome. Taking a good photo starts with the mechanics of the camera and continues with composition, depth of field, focus, aperture, light, pattern, texture, mood, subject matter and rules of exposure. You will learn the basics of the digital camera and photographic principles such as aperture, shutter speed and depth of field as well as the creativity and composition needed to make compelling digital images.

 

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Saturday, Aug 3
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
PHOTOGRAPHY IN PARADISE
7:30am, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
Capture the incredible morning light in Crested Butte during this workshop that focuses on using the manual settings of digital cameras. Both more...
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
COCKTAILS AND CLAY
5:15pm, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
In a relaxed atmosphere Donna Rozman teaches the basics of majolica ceramics in this two-hour event. Participants create their own designs on two more...



Sunday, Aug 4
   
 
GROUP MEETING
QUAKER WORSHIP GROUP
9:30am, 911 N. Main St., Gunnison
An unprogrammed Quaker Worship Group is being formed in the Gunnison/Crested Butte area. We will be meeting at the Gunnison Comfort Inn, 911 N. Main more...
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
WATERCOLOR BASICS
10:00am, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
This is the perfect class for those who have always wanted to learn watercolor! In a relaxed and supportive environment, Mary Tuck will lead the more...
   
 
MUSIC
AMY HELM AND THE HANDSOME STRANGERS
8:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Amy Helm wields a powerful voice that can both stir and soothe, whether she is singing traditional gospel, blues standards, or her own heartfelt more...



Monday, Aug 5
   
 
GROUP MEETING
MOTHERING SUPPORT GROUP
5:00pm, Gunnison Hospital Former Foundation House
A Mothering Support Group sponsored by Gunnison Valley Health is available in both Gunnison and Crested Butte. The group meets twice a month for an more...
   
 
MUSIC
THE FAR WEST
Alpenglow Concert
5:30pm, Center for the Arts Outdoor Stage
Join us at the Center for the Arts Outdoor Stage for the signature outdoor summer concert series of the Upper East River Valley! The Far West have more...



Tuesday, Aug 6
   
 
PORTRAITS WITH THIRD EYE
In the Aspens
10:00am, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
The Art Studio has collaborated with Third Eye Photography to offer discounted Portrait sessions this summer with a variety of fun summer locations more...
   
 
FUNDRAISER / PARTY
MEDICAL MARIJUANA DR. VISIT AUGUST 6TH-8TH
10:00am, Acme Dispensary
A Medical Marijuana Dr. will be coming hitting up the mountain for visits. August 6th & 7th are for renewals and August 8th is for new patients. more...
   
 
ART
ARTIST'S RECEPTION
Shayn Estes
5:00pm, Piper Gallery
Join us for an artist's reception at the Piper Gallery for landscape photographer Shayn Estes. The reception is free and open to the public.
   
 
FUNDRAISER / PARTY
TDF TOP OF THE WORLD
Tour de Forks Event
5:30pm, Private Residence
This event is part of the Tour de Forks fundraising event for the Center for the Arts. Tour de Forks presents a series of delectable dining more...
   
 
ART
CREATE A PERSONAL MANDALA
5:30pm, Gunnison Arts Center
August 6 Create a Personal Mandala In this workshop open to the community, participants will join a silent meditation with the intent of receiving a more...
   
 
ART
BEGINNING BELLY DANCE CLASS
6:30pm, Gunnison Arts Center
August 6 - 27 Beginning Belly Dance Class Join instructors from the Gunnison Belly Dancers troupe on Tuesday evenings for the month of August for a more...
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
LIVE PAINTING SERIES (8/6)
At the Lobar
7:00pm, Lobar
The Lobar and The Art Studio team up again this summer to bring the art of painting to life on the Lobar stage every Tuesday night from July 16 more...
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
NOTHING TO SIGN
An evening with Bob Puglisi
7:00pm, Old Rock Library
Local author, Bob Puglisi will be speaking and reading from his recently published novel “Railway Avenue, ” a love story that spans the more...



Wednesday, Aug 7
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
PILATES AT THE CENTER
10:00am, Center for the Arts Outdoor Stage
Get Fit at the Center with Kenny Marks of Western Pilates! Join Kenny on the Center's outdoor stage, every Wednesday from June 26 through more...
   
 
ART
SUMMER CLAY SERIES; THIRD SESSION
Image Transfers on Clay
5:30pm, Gunnison Arts Center
August 7 - 21 Summer Clay Series, Third Session This short but sweet class for adults will focus on using image transfer techniques to create more...
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM OF CRESTED BUTTE
Free Presentation
7:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Speaker: Mark Keightley, PhD "Taxing American Corporations in an Increasingly Global Economy" Mark Keightley is a Specialist more...



Thursday, Aug 8
   
 
ART
CREATE A PERSONAL MANDALA
9:30am, Gunnison Arts Center
August 8 Create a Personal Mandala In this workshop open to the community, participants will join a silent meditation with the intent of receiving a more...
   
 
GROUP MEETING
SHE JUMPS & HERO KIT ON-TRAIL BIKE CLINIC
Learn to fix common bike issues on the trail.
5:00pm, Lower Loop Last parking lot on left on Peanut Lake Rd
Common issues on the trail can make a great ride stressful. Jump on the trail and learn how to fix those problems just like you would on a ride! more...



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