Saturday Seminars

  • October 25, 2014

    Writing & Marketing a 10-Minute Play

    With Nancy Gall-Clayton. The 10-minute play is everywhere! Festivals and showcases of this short form take place in venues across Kentucky and beyond. To learn more about crafting a 10-minute play – and where and how to submit one – join this hands-on, interactive class. Please brown-bag it so we can talk over lunch. Nancy Gall-Clayton’s 10-minute plays have been on stages in 23 states, Denmark, Australia, and Canada, and three of her “tens” have been finalists for Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award. [ALL LEVELS]

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, October 25
    • Time:
      10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $35
  • November 1, 2014

    Writing for Your Kids

    With Karen Leet. When your children or grandchildren ask for a story, give them a “real” story about your cherished memories of them. In this hands-on workshop, learn to probe and preserve  written memories of  those precious children for your family to treasure. Come prepared to write and possibly share (voluntary). [ALL LEVELS]

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, November 1
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $30
  • November 15, 2014

    Book Arts: Coptic Stitch using Recycled Materials

    With Melissa Oesch. This book-making class will teach a variation of Coptic Binding, which dates back to the early 2nd century. We will use repurposed book covers and recycled paper for materials. Materials will be included. This book binding technique is suitable for ages 13 and up. Limit: 10 participants. [ALL LEVELS]

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, November 15
    • Time:
      10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $55
  • November 22, 2014

    Designing Your Book

    With Bronson O’Quinn, Carnegie Center Development Associate. Whether you’re self-publishing a novel or learning Adobe Creative Suite, you must first understand the basics of how to communicate through images, layout, and typography. Explore fundamental concepts and how they are utilized by modern book designers. While we won’t be using computers in this course, the core ideas are valuable to mastering graphic design in such programs as Microsoft Publisher and Adobe InDesign. [ALL LEVELS]

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, November 22
    • Time:
      10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $40