Arts, Dance and Culture

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Awakening Artists

Awakening Artists offers a slate of classes and workshops for adults and children.

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Line Dance, Intermediate ~

Mondays 5:45 – 7 pm – $5 an hour

 Thursdays  1 – 3 pm – $4 an hour

These classes are for students who understand the basics of the dance.  Participants will learn more challenging steps and be introduced to what’s new on the dance floor!

Japanese Yosakoi Dance Classes ~ Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm &

Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm | Free Class

Open to anyone of any age, no experience necessary.

Yosakoi, meaning “Come (party) at night,” is a type of festival dancing in Japan. It is very upbeat and exciting. The classes are not very difficult, nor does it require any special type of physical ability as it is meant to be a fellowship of fun!

Contact info is:

Laura Powell

(719)930-1071 (texts are welcome as well)

Watercolor class

For all levels of experience. Beginning Friday, September 29 – November 3 (6 weeks)

Learn in a supportive and fun environment.  Expand your use of color, light, and composition to make better paintings.  This small class size allows for lots of individual attention.  The instruction is a step-by-step approach.  First will be a demonstration of technique, then time for each person to do the same technique at their painting area.   Use these techniques to create your own amazing paintings. We will complete 4-6 projects.

Supply list provided with registration

Class length 6 weeks

Cost $55.00


9:00 – 11:30 am

For more information or to register,

Linda Blaize
719 635-8775

Laura Reilly Painting Classes

traditional painting techniques for acrylic painters

wednesday morning painting class


9/13/2017 – 10/25/2017


Westside Community Center – 10:00 – 12:30
1628 W. Bijou, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
United States



contact info

Laura Reilly

September 13, September 27, October 11, October 24 – $40 per class, pick one or more classes.
Come to these fun classes to improve and enjoy your painting, and learn about technique, principles of painting and art!
A new lesson each class, demos and plenty of individual instruction. And a small class size!
Let’s paint together!  Join me on Wednesday mornings for a fun, informative and inspirational painting class.  I teach traditional painting techniques for all levels of painters – beginners through advanced.  Class size is small, so there is plenty of individual attention for each student. 

 Paint along with me as I demonstrate how to create a painting from the beginning.  Intermediate and advanced students may work on their  own painting projects with my mentoring.

Each class includes a painting demo  and individual instruction.

Learn how to create beautiful, expressive paintings in your own style.  We’ll have fun together!
CALL LAURA AT 719-650-1427 OR EMAIL LAURA  to register or for more info!

paint along workshop – awesome aspens!


10/15/2017 – 10/15/2017


Westside Community Center
1628 W. Bijou, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
United States



contact info

Laura Reilly

This is a great class for Beginners – and experienced painters will love it too!

10 am – 1 pm

Paint along with me, and learn the basics of creating a beautiful acrylic painting.  All supplies are included in this fun, fast, inspiring class.

We’ll learn how to work with acrylic paints and medium, and you’ll go home with your own masterpiece!

Space is limited for this special workshop, so reserve your place today.  

Questions about the class?  Feel free to call me at 719-650-1427, or email

Supply list provided upon registration.

Contact Me to Register

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