Monday, June 7, 2010

What's on at the Powerhouse in Oxford...

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Calendar of Events for the Week of June 7–13th, 2010 for the Powerhouse Community Arts Center and Oxford , MS

Join us for Art Camp at the Powerhouse:

Students and Adults have the opportunity to explore various visual art programs this summer through the Arts Council’s summer art camp. Students will work with local artists, professional instructors and teachers. These camps provide a space to learn and explore anyone’s creative techniques.

Classes & Instructors:

Rebekah Flake – Painting Styles: Techniques from Great Artists- Cities , House, Farms and Fields

Painting Styles: Techniques from Great Artists- Expressions of People in Art

Pastels of People, Pets & Wild Animals

Katherine Rhodes Fields – Photography Workshop (available for Adults)

Chandra Williams – Art Start, Seeing as an Artist

Andi Bedsworth – Creative Collages

Micah Guinn’s – “Preserving Your Family Film” and “The Basics of Shooting Good Video” (available for Adults)

For more information about our Summer Art Camps please contact YAC at

or visit


Sunday, June 13th, 2010 the Summer Sunset Series is continuing their concert series with the Blackbird Hour. Each concert will be performed at the Grove and will start at 7:00pm. The performances are FREE and OPEN to the Public.

Other upcoming Summer Sunset Concerts:

June 20th – Oxford Songwriters Showcase

June 27th – Germantown Symphony

Oxford Park Commission presents "Movies in the Parks"

On select nights in June and July, OPC will set up our huge inflatable movie screen in various parks and take in a family-friendly movie. Here's the best part - IT'S FREE! So bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and movie pals and enjoy a fun filled night with OPC! All movies start at dusk.

Come early and enjoy music from local music acts. 2010 movie schedule includes:

June 18 at Avent Park- "The Goonies"

July 16 at Bailey Branch Park at FNC-"Kung Fu Panda"

July 30 at FNC Sports complex-"Field of Dreams"


On Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 7:00-10:00pm it’s Time to Dance! Located at the Johnson Commons Ballroom of the Ole Miss Campus, Group Dancing Lessons are being offered. It will be casual, open dancing, and a variety of music styles to fit anyone’s fancy. Everyone is welcome AND even if you don’t dance you can still go and enjoy yourself while learning!

Admission: $8 (members); $12 (non-members)
Student admission: $5 (members); $9 (non-members)
Yearly membership dues: $25
Student yearly membership dues: $15

You may join at the door, if you wish and save on admission to club events!
You do not need to be a member to attend.

For more information contact Fred or Kathy at: 662-234-8530
Visit our web-site at:

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