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Wednesday, April 1

2 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Art for Athens

    The Red & Black is organizing Art for Athens, an online fundraiser to benefit the local service industry. All proceeds from sales of prints and original art will be donated to the Garrie Vereen Memorial Emergency Relief Fund and the Giving Kitchen. Artists can donate works and set their own prices, and the Red & Black will handle the promotion of pieces, shipping and payment processing. www.redandblack.com/store

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    #ArtsCenterOnLine

    Though currently closed to the public, the Lyndon House is still offering educational programming and art activities online. Search for the hashtag #ArtsCenterOnLine on Instagram and Facebook for art education programs for families sequestered in their homes, virtual tours and other art related activities designed for sheltering in place. www.accgov.com/lyndonhouse

Ending Wednesday, April 1

 

Word on the Street

  • Multiple Locations

    Meditation in Athens

    Meditations are offered in various forms across town. Athens Zen Group offers a newcomers orientation on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. athenszen.org. Mindful Breath Sangha offers mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sundays, 6:30–8 p.m. beckylockman@gmail.com. Dedicated Mindfulness Practitioners meets at the Griffin-Dubose Healing Lodge every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. jaseyjones@gmail.com. Mindful Living Center offers intro mindfulness classes every second Friday of the month, 5:30–7 p.m. at the Healing Lodge, Piedmont Athens Regional. www.mindfuliving.org. Satchidananda Mission offers yoga meditation every Sunday, 6:30–7:30 p.m. and Kirtan every third Sunday, 4–6 p.m. revmanjula@bellsouth.net. Let It Be Yoga hosts the Athens Singing Circle every second Monday, 7–9 p.m. 5 Points Yoga hosts meditations Thursdays at 8–9 a.m. Nuci's Space hosts meditations for focus every Friday, 11 a.m. www.nuci.org Healing Arts Centre hosts Insight Meditation every Monday, 7 p.m. 706-340-7288. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

Classes

  • Moonlight Theater

    Acting for Camera and Stage with Jayson Warner Smith

    This ongoing acting class teaches the fundamentals to act via the Strasberg method and others. Join at any time. Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. $400/12 classes. classinquiryJWS@gmail.com, www.jaysonsmith.com/teacher

Classes

  • Live Oak Martial Arts, Bogart

    Traditional Samurai Sword and Staff

    Sign up for classes in Jodo, the traditional Japanese art of the staff and sword. Visit website for full class schedule. $95/month. www.liveoakmartialarts.com

Kidstuff

  • Acting Basics & Auditioning and Scene Study 101 for Kids

    (Madison County Recreation Department, Danielsville) "Acting Basics for Kids" is a six part series for ages 8–14 that covers pantomime, improvisation, scene study and public speaking. Tuesdays, Apr. 14–May 19, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $80. "Auditioning and Scene Study 101" is a six-part workshop series for ages 8–14 that covers auditioning for television, commercial and film roles. Tuesdays, Apr. 14–May 19, 6:45–7:45 p.m. $80. www.madcorec.com/auditioning