BCC Unveils WinterArts 2006 Culture Program December 1

Bronx, NY — Bronx Community College’s Continuing & Professional Studies Division is repeating its successful arts and culture program. The classes are designed for those who want to explore arts and culture and those with busy schedules.

WinterArts 2006 will kick off in December. BCC will hold a French style wine tasting class at LeRefuge Inn, 586 City Island Avenue (December 17), along with a class in floral design (December 1 on the BCC campus) and a jewelry making class (December 10 on the BCC campus). Additional classes are scheduled to begin in January and February, some of the classes will be held right on City Island. The classes are all taught by artists with local, regional and national reputations:

  • Betty Vera is a pre-eminent fiber artist whose beginning weaving class begins in January.
  • Flow Nelson is teaching Jewelry Made Easy, part of the December kick off schedule.
  • Alba Sanchez. a comedienne, will be back to teach her successful summer class, How to Write Your Own One Person Show.

The WinterArts 2006 classes include Dance, Performance, Drawing and Painting, Photography, and Creative Writing. Classes will be held evenings and weekends. Each session runs about 2 hours and for one to six sessions depending on the class. Some of the classes will be held at City Island’s Community Center, other venues on the Island and in lower Westchester, and on the historic Bronx Community College campus at University Avenue and West 181st Street.

Registration by telephone with Visa, MasterCard or Discover, mailed or walk-in at Bronx Community College, Continuing and Professional Studies, Philosophy Hall Room 14, West 181st Street & University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453. For registration, please call (718) 289-5170.