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2013 Event Archives

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Downton Abbey Premier Screening

Join us for light hors d'oeuvres, courtesy of Charlie's Café (www.facebook.com/pages/Charlies-Cafe/103936116332092)!

  •   December 17, 2013
  •   06:00 PM  —  08:00 PM


Open Mic

Music & Readings

  •   November 30, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


Craft Class for All Ages!

Santa Brushes

  •   November 30, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


Open Mic

Music & Readingss

  •   November 29, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


LUNCH!

Homemade Soup, Grilled Cheese Half Sandwich, Drink & Apple Cake--$5! Soup Choices: Vegetarian Chili, Meat Chili or Tuscan

  •   November 29, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  01:00 PM


After School Kids Craft Class

Holiday Themed

  •   November 29, 2013
  •   03:45 PM  —  04:45 PM


Craft Class for All Ages!

Santa Brush

  •   November 29, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


Open Mic

Music & Readings

  •   November 29, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


Line Dancing!

Join Monica for this introductory class and learn the steps to line dances such as "Achy Breaky Heart" and "Wildflower"!

  •   November 23, 2013
  •   04:30 PM  —  05:30 PM


All-Day Drop in Kids Classes

Make Ornaments, enjoy open mic performances & more!

  •   November 23, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  07:00 PM


LUNCH!

Soup & Half Sandwich

  •   November 22, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  01:00 PM


Instrumental & A Cappella High School Ensemble

Elmira City Schools Instrumental Ensemble & ”Dually Noted “ A Cappella Ensemble is a combination of Elmira Free Academy and Southside High School vocal students, selected through auditions. Directed by Heidi Jones, Mary Milliken & Donald Webster; Light Refreshments Available

  •   November 22, 2013
  •   06:30 PM  —  07:00 PM


Melopoetry

"The performance explores a variety of creative possibilities involved in the relationship between poetry and music, in order to reach a higher number of listeners. In doing so, poetry presents itself through an ancient and natural instrument: the poet's own human voice, to reach areas of meaning and imagination that cannot be reached by the printed page." Light Refreshments Available

  •   November 16, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  08:30 PM


Storytelling with Ellen Hulslander

Ellen’s stories are inter-active and fun for
 children and their parents, too. Ellen is a retired elementary school teacher. She has been involved in storytelling for over forty years.

  •   November 16, 2013
  •   10:00 AM  —  11:00 AM


Chinese Brush Painting Demonstration by Dixie OConnor

Artist Demonstration

  •   November 16, 2013
  •   01:00 PM  —  02:00 PM


Make & Paint Pottery with Colleen McCall

Make & Paint Pottery with Colleen McCall involves two (2) Pottery classes. The first is Friday, November 15, 6-7pm; the second class is Saturday, November 16, 11am-12pm. Registration and $40 fee required. Fill a provided press mold with soft clay Friday evening. Saturday morning, students will remove objects from the mold and learn about finishing and decorating techniques. These brief introductory sessions are perfect for any art or ceramics student wishing to expand the range of his or her work. Beginners and DIY-ers are also welcome!

  •   November 15, 2013
  •   06:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


After School Kids Class

Beaded Snowflake Ornaments with Marie Curtis

  •   November 15, 2013
  •   03:45 PM  —  04:45 PM


LUNCH!

Hot Turkey Sandwiches & Soup by McClure's Catering (formerly Barb's Soup's On Café)!

  •   November 15, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  01:00 PM


Yoga with Bonnie Raniewicz

Please bring your own mat and comfortable clothing! All of Bonnie's classes are taught as an all-levels class. You will be guided to work from the place you are at and to listen to your body's needs. All are welcome, including brand new beginners to advanced practitioners.

  •   November 09, 2013
  •   10:00 AM  —  11:00 AM


Rubberband Bracelets with Marie Curtis

Class suitable for all ages!

  •   November 09, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  12:00 PM


Glass Fusing with Carol Ayers

Jewelry Making Included

  •   November 09, 2013
  •   12:00 PM  —  02:00 PM


Glass Plate Making with Diane Tremaine

This class involves three (3) Plate sessions: decoupage fabric of your choice to a plate for holiday serving dishes!

  •   November 09, 2013
  •   02:00 PM  —  03:00 PM


OPENING RECEPTION Cézanne VIII: Fine Arts & Crafts, Show & Sale

Opening Reception

Live Music by Jim Smith! Refreshments Available

  •   November 08, 2013
  •   05:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


Because We Cannes Film Series-2013

Henri Matisse: Artist of the 20th Century

Dessert & Coffee for Sale

  •   October 17, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:00 PM


Party for the Arts & Animals

Benefit Buffet Dinner

Menu by McClure's Catering Roasted Turkey Dinner Mac & Cheese Seasonal Vegetables Salad Rolls Dessert Bar Beverages Live Music Featuring Lori Lyn Barrett and José "JOGO" Gomez Silent Auction

  •   September 29, 2013
  •   04:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


Pop Sensibilities: An Exhibition of Comic Book and Fantasy Art

Gallery Hours

Pop Sensibilities is a group exhibition by local, regional and national artists presenting fantasy art in a gallery setting--staking claim for its legitimacy as fine quality art. Exhibition: September 12-29, 2013 Gallery Hours: Saturdays, 11am-1pm (or By appointment: contact info@communityartsofelmira.com) September 21: 11am-5pm for Hero Bot Con 2013 This project is made possible by the QuickARTS mini-grant program administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and funded by the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.

  •   September 28, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  01:00 PM

  •   September 21, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  05:00 PM

  •   September 14, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  01:00 PM


Pop Sensibilities: An Exhibition of Comic Book and Fantasy Art

Opening Reception

Pop Sensibilities is a group exhibition by local, regional and national artists presenting fantasy art in a gallery setting--staking claim for its legitimacy as fine quality art. Exhibition: September 12-29, 2013 Gallery Hours: Saturdays, 11am-1pm (or By appointment: contact info@communityartsofelmira.com) September 21: 11am-5pm for Hero Bot Con 2013 This project is made possible by the QuickARTS mini-grant program administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and funded by the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.

  •   September 12, 2013
  •   05:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

Auguste Rodin: Hands of Genius

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   September 10, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:00 PM


Tag Sale!

Also Featuring Starving Artist Lunch (Prices Follow)

Sale Friday: 9am-3pm Sale Saturday: 9am-1pm Lunch both days: 11am-1pm Sloppy Joe, Chips, Drink $5 Sloppy Joe, Pasta Side, Drink $8 Courtesy of McClure's Catering

  •   September 07, 2013
  •   09:00 AM  —  01:00 PM

  •   September 06, 2013
  •   09:00 AM  —  03:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

Mary Pickford: Silent Film Star

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   August 08, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

Marc Chagall: Portrait of an Artist

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   July 15, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:00 PM


Artist Reception: "Past. Present. Future. Art Teachers as Artists"

"Past. Present. Future. Art Teachers as Artists" features local artists who were, are or are studying to be art educators. The exhibition is on display July 5-August 25, 2013. The Opening Reception offers the opportunity for guests to speak with the artists themselves. Light refreshments available.

  •   July 11, 2013
  •   05:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


The Café at Community Arts - "Conversations" of Live Music

The Café at Community Arts - "Conversations" of Live Music. Sponsored by Chemung Canal Trust Company. $15 General Admission at the Door. Refreshments Available. April 28 - The Elmira Arts Ensemble: Duvid Smering, Tom Killian, Dave Solazzo and Mike Solazzo. Refreshments by Taste of Jamaica! May 26 - Roan Duo with Flutist Michele Lee. Refreshments TBA. June 23 - Jazz Trio: Dino Losito & Friends with Vocalist Ronnie Leigh. Refreshments by Horigan's Tavern! Sound & Lighting Engineer - Bart Curtis

  •   June 22, 2013
  •   07:30 PM  —  09:30 PM


Cabaret Night at Community Arts of Elmira

An Evening with Cole Porter

The Cabaret is a cavalcade of hits from Cole Porter, the genius of American Music, with examples from many of his most famous shows--an array of solos, duets, and ensembles presented in a classic cabaret atmosphere, providing an entertaining and engaging evening with this group of exceptional singers and musicians. Enjoy desserts, wine & coffee.

  •   June 22, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:30 PM


Party for the Arts

Benefit Buffet Dinner

Community Arts of Elmira Presents Party for the Arts, Benefit Buffet Dinner Saturday, June 15, 2013: Serving 4-7pm Catered by McClure's Catering (737-1300) Live Music by JOGO; Tickets $10 info@communityartsofelmira.com or 607.846.2418 www.communityartsofelmira.com; www.facebook.com/communityartselmira

  •   June 15, 2013
  •   04:00 PM  —  07:00 PM


Street Painting Workshop

Master Artist Ron Dixon will instruct up to 10 students, pre-registered, on the applied art of street painting. Students (teen and adult) will work outdoors on CAE pavement, learning the 16th century techniques of street art, while working with chalk and the challenges of an outdoor creative environment. $10 fee includes chalks, tempera paint, tape and a CAE Artist Membership! Students are asked to bring a hardcopy image to replicate. Register using registration link below.

  •   June 08, 2013
  •   08:00 AM  —  12:00 PM


Because We Cannes Film Series

Annie Leibovitz: Life Through the Lens

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   June 04, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  09:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Carrington"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   May 06, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  10:00 PM


CLASS: Earth Day Fairytale Workshop--Grades 1-12

Four professional artists, assisted by four undergraduate art students, will lead four creative stations: sketching, book making, poetry and short story, each themed green, emphasizing reduce/reuse/recycle. Students (grades 1-12) will rotate among the stations during the two-hour experience. A minimum of 12 students are required to hold the class; a maximum of 30 students are permitted. Register by April 18th, 5:00pm at info@communityartsofelmira.com.

  •   April 22, 2013
  •   04:00 PM  —  06:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Mary Cassat"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   April 21, 2013
  •   01:00 PM  —  04:00 PM


Poetry Reading: Michael Czarnecki Presents Journeys on US 20, The Longest Road in America

In the autumn of 1996, Michael traveled 20 days on America’s longest road and wrote a book about his adventures, Twenty Days on Route 20. Fifteen years later, he once again traveled the length of US 20, this time in spring. Michael will share photos, stories, poems and prose of his experiences along Route 20. The reading will be preceded by CAE's Annual Meeting at 6:00pm.

  •   April 17, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  08:30 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 30, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 28, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 26, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM


Chanel Fashion Show & Luncheon

Fashion show and luncheon

  •   March 23, 2013
  •   12:00 PM  —  03:00 PM


Party for the Animals & Arts

A Community Fundraiser

Party for the Animals & Arts! Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 4-8 p.m. $10/ticket Sponsored and Catered by McClure's Catering (Barb & Mark McClure @ 607.737.1300, previous owners of Barb's Soup's On Café) Half of the proceeds will benefit Shelter Helpers and other local animal shelter and half will benefit Community Arts of Elmira. Buffet Menu Pot Roast and Mashed Potatoes Vegetarian: Mac & Cheese Delicious Dessert Selections Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea and Lemonade Live Music!

  •   March 23, 2013
  •   04:00 PM  —  08:00 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 23, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Coco & Stravinsky"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   March 22, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  10:00 PM


"Shutter Gals" Photography Exhibition Artist Media Forums

Regional artists participating in "Shutter Gals" exhibition discuss their work.

  •   March 22, 2013
  •   06:00 PM  —  06:30 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 22, 2013
  •   04:30 PM  —  06:30 PM

  •   March 21, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 19, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 16, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Coco Before Chanel"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   March 15, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  10:00 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 15, 2013
  •   04:30 PM  —  06:30 PM


"Shutter Gals" Photography Exhibition Artist Media Forums

Regional artists participating in "Shutter Gals" exhibition discuss their work.

  •   March 15, 2013
  •   06:00 PM  —  06:00 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 14, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 12, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 09, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Coco Chanel"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   March 08, 2013
  •   07:00 PM  —  10:00 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 08, 2013
  •   04:30 PM  —  06:30 PM


"Shutter Gals" Photography Exhibition Artist Media Forums

Regional artists participating in "Shutter Gals" exhibition discuss their work.

  •   March 08, 2013
  •   06:00 PM  —  06:30 PM


Shutter Gals

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists. March 1-31, 2013. Artist Reception: Friday, March 8, 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 and 22, 6:00-6:30pm Gallery Hours: T, TH, SAT 2:00-5:00pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm

  •   March 08, 2013
  •   04:30 PM  —  06:30 PM


"Shutter Gals"

An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists

"Shutter Gals" An Exhibition of Photography by Regional Female Artists March 1-31, 2013 Gallery Hours March Only: T, TH, SAT 11am-2pm; FRI 4:30-6:30pm Artist Media Forums: Fridays, 15 & 22; 6:00-6:30pm Free & Open to the Public

  •   March 08, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 07, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 05, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM

  •   March 02, 2013
  •   11:00 AM  —  02:00 PM


"Because We Cannes" Film Series-2013

"Bride of the Wind"

Desserts & Coffee for Sale

  •   February 10, 2013
  •   01:00 PM  —  04:00 PM