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MAIN GALLERY
Love is in the Air • Feb. 7 - March 28
Feel the love, positive energy, good vibes, possibilities, warm surroundings, romantic atmosphere, puppy love, fragrant essences. 
Opening Reception: Friday, February 14
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SIGNATURE GALLERY
Deconstructed & Reimagined
Paper Transformations

work by
Elizabeth Kueny

February 7 - 29
Opening Reception: 
February 14 • 7-9 pm
SATELLITE GALLERY
Art at the Lodge
The Waters Edge Lodge 
801 Island Drive

Mix It Up II
Artist: Mike Gifford

Exhibit Dates:
January 13 - April 4
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
MUSIC
Acoustic Jam
Facilitator:  Janet Lenore 
Date:  
February 19 •  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Day & Time:  3rd Wednesday of each month
Description:  This is an open folky-60's pop song acoustic jam. Although this is a ukulele-centered jam, other acoustic instruments such as guitar, hand percussion, and other string-based instruments are welcome.  You could just sing too! The first half hour is devoted to easier songs and may include some basic instruction. Intermediate level after that. 
POETRY
Alameda Island Poets 
Wednesday, March 4  • 7:00 - 9:00 pm Host: Nanette Deetz
Featured reader:   To be announced
Description:  Featured readers followed by open mic from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This is a free event although we pass the hat for donations. 


Poetry and Prose 
Hosted by:  Wulf Losee
Celebrating Black History Month
Featured poets: Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross, Dee Allen and Garrett Murphy
Saturday, Saturday, February 8 • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Showcasing local talent, mostly poets and writers but also singer-songwriters, dancers, storytellers, stand-up comedians, and other creatives. 
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Alameda Island Poets Workshop
Facilitators:  Cathy Dana and Marilyn Flower
Second Thursday of each month, 
February 13— 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Group members are also encouraged to volunteer to guide monthly meetings with any of the following:
  • free-writing exercises of 10-20 minutes with themes (and/or prompts) 
  • provide material/readings related to the creation and shaping of poetry (8 copies at most)
  • guide sessions where participants share poetry created/revised outside meetings (one-page maximum)
Free-write periods end with participants sharing their work with minimal feedback; or with specific feedback they request.
CLASSES

Building a Strong Foundation in Oil and Acrylic Painting
Instructor:  Elio Camacho
Date:  Saturday, February 29 
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Paint with Watercolor! Draw with Sticks
and Ink!

Instructor:  Emily Weil
Saturday, February 15
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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EVENING 
Life Drawing: Weekly Sessions with Model
Instructor:  No instructor
Dates:  Ongoing  every week
Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm                   
Description: Practice your drawing skills and study gesture poses with a nude model. Bring your own materials.
Cost: Members only: $80 per month (payable the first Tuesday of the month). Limited drop-in spaces; $20 per session.
Notes: All skill levels welcome. Space limited, so come early. Now in larger space.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
for info: programs@frankbettecenter.org
Interested in Teaching at the Center?
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THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS
Thank you to Lary Heath and Enluma Lighting
for our electrical project upgrade.
Now on to phase 3.
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A Big Thank You to
Alameda Shade Shop
for donating new shades
for our upstairs classroom. 
They look wonderful!

A Big thank you to the
Alameda Community Fund
for a grant to pave our
back yard!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 PLEIN AIR PAINTOUT SPONSORS
THANK YOU TO OUR FIRST 2019
ALAMEDA ON CAMERA SPONSORS
VOLUNTEER!

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We could always use a hand.
Thanks for your loyal support! 
If you have questions, please visit FrankBetteCenter.


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