Multimedia Workshop with Andrea McCarren
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Multimedia Workshop with Andrea McCarren

Overview: Empower yourself with new multimedia skills in writing, cell phone photography and video, and on-camera presentation at this hands-on workshop taught by veteran journalist Andrea McCarren. Whether you want to build your personal or professional brand, or simply shoot better home movies, this is the class for you! Learn how to share your material effectively via social media platforms and build your following. All you need to bring to this half-day bootcamp is a smart phone, lunch or snacks and a sense of humor! Laptops optional. We will have Wi-Fi available. 

When & Where: This workshop will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 10 AM - 2 PM at the WUSA TV Station (4100 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016)

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MOCA Drawing Workshop
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

MOCA Drawing Workshop

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Overview: ASAP is partnering with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) to offer a four-session, visual arts workshop series free for veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers. Come join the last workshop of this series and learn the basic principles of drawing such as value, line, positive and negative space. A variety of subject matter will be explored using pen­cil and charcoal. Students will also explore their creative voice through exercises in expression and creativity. The session will be led by award-winning painter and teaching artist, Suzanne Stevens.

When & Where: This workshop will take place on Saturday, November 17th from 10 AM - 4 PM at MOCA (2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach, VA, 23451)

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The Poetry of Memory Workshop with Victoria Kelly
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

The Poetry of Memory Workshop with Victoria Kelly

Overview: We're excited to offer our first workshop exclusively open to the spouses of service members (active and reserve) and veterans. Accomplished poet and author of "When the Men Go Off to War", Victoria Kelly, will show how the best poetry is written about what we know, and this workshop will look at how to successfully craft poems out of specific memories. We will look at poems by published writers, and you will have the opportunity to write a poem in class, share your work with your classmates and get feedback on your work. 

When & Where: This workshop will take place at the Capitol Post office (625 N Washington St. Alexandria, VA 22314) on Saturday, November 17 from 10 AM - 2 PM.

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Screenwriting Workshop
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Screenwriting Workshop

Overview: Everyone's got a story to tell, and the screenwriter is the one who breathes life into the characters, conflicts and unique worlds created on the silver screen. Offered as the second session of a summer writing series, this seminar is designed to introduce the three-act structure, the use of conflict to move the story forward, and the creation of compelling characters. The workshop will be led by the Muse's instructors and will be held at the Muse's facilities in Norfolk, VA (2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517). If you've written a screenplay in the past or if you are entirely new to the form, you will learn something valuable about the exciting challenges of visual storytelling.

When & Where: The workshop will take place on August 25th from 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM at the Muse Writers Center 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517.

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