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Katz Adult Continuing Education

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MUSIC

BEGINNING FOLK GUITAR

Learn how to make sweet music with that guitar that has been gathering dust. Join experienced instructor Dan Willens who will work with you on chords and finger-picking. $10 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

Sun Aug 17-Sept 21 11 am-12:30 pm $82 / $55 Members Register


INTERMEDIATE FINGER PICKING GUITAR

Now you know some chords and the basics of finger-picking. Maybe you have taken one of Dan Willens beginning folk guitar classes. Dan is ready to take you to the next level.

Sun Aug 17-Sept 21 12:45-2:15 pm $82 / $55 Members Register


HOW TO PLAY BLUES HARMONICA

Allen Stratyner is a fixture on the Indy blues scene. He is also eager to teach you how to play the blues "harp". You'll learn the basic techniques of traditional and country styles, including solos and accompaniment. No prior experience necessary, but you will need an attentive ear. Bring a 10-hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C.

Tue Oct 7-Nov 11 6:30-7:30 pm $82 / $55 Members Register

 

CULTURE



A DAY IN INDY
| Two great museums and lunch

Don't wait for someone to visit to enjoy some of the great things that our city has to offer. We'll start with a guided tour and some free time at the beautiful Indiana History Center, have lunch downtown and then enjoy a tour of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.

Tue Sept 9 9:30 am-4:15 pm $54 / $36 Members Register

Price includes transportation & entrance to both museums—does not include lunch


INTRODUCTORY RUSSIAN

This class is designed for students with no or minimal knowledge of Russian. Taught by experienced instructor Masha Weiner, we will focus on pronunciation, alphabet, vocabulary, grammar, short reading and writing, basic conversations along with introducing daily Russian life and customs.

Session I Mon Aug 18-Sept 29 6-7 pm $66 / $44 Members Register
Session II Mon Oct 13-Nov 17 6-7 pm $66 / $44 Members Register


INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN

Move on from Introductory Russian to Intermediate Russian. Prerequisites: knowledge of Russian alphabet and basic grammar. The class focuses on speaking, grammar structure, enlarging vocabulary, reading and writing, conversational practice, and introducing Russian culture.

Mon Aug 18-Sept 29 7:15-8:15 pm $66 / $44 Members Register


INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II

This is a continuation of the Intermediate Russian. We will concentrate on conversational Russian while delving more deeply into grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing.

Mon Oct 13-Nov 17 7:15-8:15 pm $66 / $44 Members Register


PREPARING ISRAELI DELIGHTS WITH ROY SWISA

Israel has one of the most vibrant cuisines in the world. In this class Roy Swisa, JFGI's Israeli emissary, will demonstrate how to make hummus from scratch and explain different ways of serving it. He will also make a unique dessert called Creambo, which means "cream inside." You'll learn how to make these dishes, the history behind them, and of course taste some delicious food!

Mon Oct 6 7-8 pm $15 / $10 Members Register

 

ARTS


iPHONEOGRAPHY BASICS WORKSHOP

Join local artist and photographer, Rad A. Drew, in this workshop that will introduce you to a host of apps and processing techniques that will allow you to improve the quality of your snapshots as well as prepare you to explore your creative artistic vision.

Prerequisites
Be familiar with your iPhone and its basic functionality.
Have a willingness to purchase apps.
Know how to download apps from the App store.
Have your current App Store account set up correctly (You know you're going to want to download new apps!)

What Should You Bring?
Bring your iPhone (and iPad if you have one.)
Be sure your phone is charged. Access to power for recharging may be limited.
Bring a notebook or other means of taking notes.

Apps to purchase prior to the workshop
(Note: Apps on this list range in cost from $1.99 to free; most are 99 cents.)

1.Bracket Mode
2.AutoStitch
3.SnapSeed
4.Image Blender
5.645 Pro MK II
6.ClearCam
7.Camera+
8.Pro HDR or True HDR (I prefer True HDR)
9.PhotoSize
10.OldPhotoPro

*Please Note: Android Phone Users:  This workshop is designed specifically for iPhone users and utilizes photography apps found in the iTunes App Store. Mr. Drew does not profess any expertise with Android phone cameras or Android photography apps and no refunds will be given due to compatibility issues.

About the Instructor
Rad A. Drew is an internationally recognized photographer and teacher based in Indianapolis. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Texas, Vermont, New York, Toronto, Collingwood and Melbourne. He has been an award winner in the international Mobile Photography Awards in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Drew is a frequent contributor to the juried site, Pixels at an Exhibition, and is a long time and often-recognized member of the online community, iPhoneArt.com. He is author of two fine art books, In Good Light, Images of the Circle City and Rural Indiana, A Beauty all its Own, and is a contributor to the recently published The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone.

Sun Sept 7 Noon-4 pm $75 / $60 Members Register

 

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OTHER

THE i-EXPERIENCE | Get the most out of your iPhone and/or iPad

Fun and informative instructor Eric Anderson, former Apple Business Manager for Indiana
and a nationally recognized speaker will help improve your comfort level with iPads and iPhones. Among other things, you will learn about personal, business and productivity apps, education apps, tips, tricks and techniques. Bring your i-Device and any questions.

Tue Oct 14 & 21 6:30-8 pm $55 / $40 Members Register


 

For more information about these
and other adult programs, contact
Lev Rothenberg
317-
251-9467, ext. 2233
lrothenberg@JCCindy.org.