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Friday Schedule

May 3, 2019

General Events

  • Lunch with Writers & Student Musical Performances

    12:10PM - 1:00PM
    South Side of Bldg 1A

  • Karl Benjamin Mosaic Unveiling

    12:30pm
    South Side of Bldg 1a

  • Culturama Keynote Speaker: T. Anders Carson

    3:45PM-5:00PM
    Building 13, Room 1700

Events by Category

    • Writing
      9:00am - 9:20am

      Opening Remarks

      John Brantingham & Lloyd Aquino

      Those who attend will be eligible to enter the 2018 Writers’ Weekend Contest

      26A Room 1811

      9:30am - 10:45am

      Poetry Workshop

      Juan Delgado

      Building 26D, Room G290

      “Writing About Sex” Workshop

      Lynda Hoggan

      Building 26D, Room G411

      First session: Writing and the Self

      John Brantingham & Kendall Johnson

      Building 26D, Room 421

      Nonfiction: Nothing But the Truth

      Vicki Vertiz

      Building 26D, Room G471

      Thomas Thomas and Francesca Terzano

      Publishers & Agents Session

      In this room, we will have booths where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

      26A Room 1811

      10:55am - 12:10pm  

      Poetry Workshop

      Juan Delgado

      BUILDING 26D, ROOM G290

      "How Deep is the Ocean? How High is the Sky?: The Question Song in American Musical Theater"

      Building 26A Room 2620

      “Just a Little Transformation, or My Unhealthy Obsession” Fiction Workshop

      Stephanie Barbe Hammer

      Building 26D, Room G411

      Thomas Thomas and Francesca Terzano

      Publishers & Agents Session

      This is a session where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

      26A ROOM 1811

      1:00pm - 2:15pm

      Poetry Workshop

      Juan Delgado

      BUILDING 26D ROOM G290

      What We Talk about When We Talk about Nature: Ned Weidner

      BUILDING 26A ROOM 2620

      Poetry Workshop: Poetry as Performance

      Shonda Bucanon

      BUILDING 26D ROOM G411

      Fiction Workshop

      Scott Noon Creley

      BUILDING 26D ROOM 421

      Rich Soos and Tobi Harper

      Publishers & Agents Session

      This is a session where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

      26A ROOM 1811

      Finding Inspiration

      T. Anders Carson

      Capacity 50 People

      Planetarium Building 26C

      2:20pm - 3:35pm

      Poetry Workshop

      Elder Zamora

      BUILDING 26D ROOM G290

      Finding Inspiration

      T. Anders Carson

      BUILDING 26A ROOM 2620

      Magazine Writing Workshop

      Shonda Bucanon

      BUILDING 26D ROOM G411

      Fiction Workshop

      Scott Noon Creley

      BUILDING 26D ROOM 421

      “Just a Little Transformation, or My Unhealthy Obsession” Fiction Workshop

      Stephanie Barbe Hammer

      Write slightly unreal stories using tools from her new book DELICIOUS STRANGENESS. Perfect for poets, anyone who has  trouble with plot, and a great escape for hardcore realists who feel hemmed in by the truth.

      BUILDING 26D ROOM 411

      Rich Soos and Tobi Harper

      Publishers & Agents Session

      This is a session where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

      26A ROOM 1811

    • Art
      9:00am - 12:00pm

      Build your own ceramic ocarina (whistle)

      Humberto Reynoso and Al Olalia

      Limited Seating for 20-25 students

      Building 1A Room 7

      Altered book art-Introduction to the artistic practices of altering a book (9:30am-12:00pm)

      Shari Wasson

      Limited Seating for 20-25 students

      BUILDING 1A ROOM 1

      1:00pm-3:35pm

      What’s in a Mood: Interpreting Emotion in Polymer Clay

      Melissa Macias

      Participants will engage in a brief research process and explore techniques of building with polymer clay. Everyone will leave with an unbaked polymer sculpture that they can resolve at home.  Mini contest for finished sculpture will be held through photo submission. 

      Building 1B/C Room 12

    • Music
      10:55am - 12:10pm

      Learn to DJ: Using Serato, Djay Pro, and Pioneer controllers

      Building 13 Room 2425

      1:00pm - 2:15pm

      Learn to Perform Electronic Music: Using Ableton Live and Push

      BUILDING 13 ROOM 2425

      2:20pm - 3:35pm

      Learn to Produce Electronic Music: Using Logic Pro

      BUILDING 13 ROOM 2425

    • Film & TV
      10:30am - 1:30pm

      5 Minute Show Segment: Act as a myriad of roles including director, playbook operator, and more

      Stillman Kelly

      MUST enroll concurrently with the May 4th and 5th classes

      Building 6 Room 173

    • Kids Activities
      9:00am - 10:45am

      Face-painting

      Krista Skorupski

      Booth Outside Building 1B/C

      Face-painting

      Selena Robles

      BOOTH OUTSIDE BUILDING 1B/C

      Kids Activity

      Cynthia Orr

      BOOTH OUTSIDE BUILDING 1B/C

      10:45am - 12:10pm

      Improv games

      Krista Skorupski

      BOOTH OUTSIDE BUILDING 1B/C

Event Timeline

Scroll left and right for the full schedule

 9:00am - 9:20am  9:30am - 10:45am  10:55am - 12:10pm  12:10pm - 1:00pm   1:00pm - 2:15pm   2:20pm - 3:35pm 3:45pm-5:00pm
 

Writing

Poetry Workshop

Juan Delgado

Building 26D Room G290

Writing

Poetry Workshop

Juan Delgado

Building 26D Room G290

 

Writing

Poetry Workshop

Juan Delgado

Building 26D Room G290

Writing

Poetry Workshop

Elder Zamora

Building 26D Room G290

 
   

Writing

"How Deep is the Ocean? How High is the Sky?: The Question Song in American Musical Theater"

Building 26A Room 2620

 

Writing

What We Talk about When
We Talk about Nature

Ned Weidner

Building 26A Room 2620

Writing

Finding Inspiration

T. Anders Carson

Building 26A Room 2620

 
 

Writing

“Writing About Sex” Workshop

Lynda Hoggan

Building 26D Room G411

Writing

“Just a Little Transformation,
or My Unhealthy Obsession”
Fiction Workshop

Stephanie Barbe Hammer

Write slightly unreal stories using tools from her new book DELICIOUS STRANGENESS. Perfect for poets, anyone who has  trouble with plot, and a great escape for hardcore realists who feel hemmed in by the truth.

Building 26D Room G411

 

Writing

Poetry Workshop - Poetry as Performance

Shonda Bucanon

Building 26D Room G411

Writing

Magazine Writing Workshop

Shonda Bucanon

Building 26D Room G411

 
 

Writing

First session: Writing and the Self

John Brantingham & Kendall Johnson

Building 26D Room G421

   

Writing

Fiction Workshop

Scott Noon Creley

Building 26D Room G421

Writing

Fiction Workshop

Scott Noon Creley

Building 26D Room G421

 
 

Writing

Nonfiction: Nothing But the Truth

Vicki Vertiz

Building 26D Room G471

     

Writing

Fiction Workshop: “My Tiny, Extremely Inconvenient Magical Power, or the Fairy Tale from MY Point of View”

Stephanie Barbe Hammer

Write slightly unreal stories using tools from her new book DELICIOUS STRANGENESS. Perfect for poets, anyone who has trouble with plot, and a great escape for hardcore realists who feel hemmed in by the truth.

Building 26D Room G471

 

Writing

Opening Remarks

John Brantingham & Lloyd Aquino

**Those who attend will be eligible to enter the 2018 Writers’ Weekend Contest**

Building 26A Room 1811

Writing

Thomas Thomas and Francesca Terzano

In this room, we will have booths where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

Building 26A Room 1811

Writing

Thomas Thomas and Francesca Terzano

In this room, we will have booths where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

Building 26A Room 1811

 

Writing

Rich Soos and Tobi Harper

In this room, we will have booths where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

Building 26A Room 1811

Writing

Rich Soos and Tobi Harper 

In this room, we will have booths where you can talk to publishers and agents and show them your work. Bring up to five pages and get ready to work!

Building 26A Room 1811

 
       

WRITING

Finding Inspiration

T. Anders Carson

Capacity 50 People

Planetarium Building 26C

   
     

Lunch with Writers

Student musical performances

Lunch Area

Writing

Meet & Greet

Stephanie Barbe Hammer

Lunch Area

Writing

Meet & Greet

Juan Delgado

Lunch Area

 
   

Music

Learn to DJ: Using Serato, Djay Pro, and Pioneer controllers

Building 13 Room 2425

 

Music

Learn to Perform Electronic Music: Using Ableton Live and Push

Building 13 Room 2425

Music

Learn to Produce Electronic Music: Using Logic Pro

Building 13 Room 2425

 
           

Special Event

Culturama Keynote Speaker

T. Anders Carson

Building 13 Room 1700

Art

Build your own ceramic ocarina (whistle)

Humberto Reynoso and Al Olalia

9 AM – 12 PM - Limited Seating for 20-25 students

Building 1A Room 7

       
 

ART

Altered book art-Introduction to the artistic practices of altering a book

Shari Wasson

9:30 AM – 12 PM - Limited Seating for 20-25 students

BUILDING 1A ROOM 1

       
       

Art

What’s in a Mood: Interpreting Emotion in Polymer Clay

Melissa Macias

Participants will engage in a brief research process and explore techniques of building with polymer clay. Everyone will leave with an unbaked polymer sculpture that they can resolve at home.  Mini contest for finished sculpture will be held through photo submission.

Buildling 1B/C Room 12

 

Kids

Face-painting

Krista Skorupski

Outside booth by Building 1A and 1B/C

Kids

Improv games

Krista Skorupski

Outside booth by Building 1A and 1B/C

       

Kids

Face-painting

Selena Robles

Outside booth by Building 1A and 1B/C

         

Kids

Kids activity

Cynthia Orr

Outside booth by Building 1A and 1B/C 

         
 

Film & TV

5 minute show segment: Act as a myriad of roles including director, playbook operator, and more

Stillman Kelly

10:30 AM – 1 PM - MUST enroll concurrently with the May 4th and 5th classes

 Building 6 Room 173