Tim Bryson was a Professor of Theater at Northern Arizona University for over 20 years. He specialized in one of his passions, Asian theater, for almost as long. Asian theater goes back as far as a thousand years and is full of mythology and music, colorful costumes and masks, and is traditionally played by men. Join Professor Bryson for a fascinating look at this vibrant form of theatrical entertainment.
Scrapbooking has been a popular way to preserve and present memorabilia for centuries. In recent years, it has become one of the trendiest hobbies to reemerge and is an art form unto itself. Whether you are just starting out or are a pro scrapper, don't miss this fun class where you can learn new tips and tricks!
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Chinese-American Henry and Japense Keiko form a bond of friendship and innocent love despite the prejudices of the world and are sent to internment camps, Keiko and Henry vow to wait for each other. But time and war conspire to keep them apart and it isn't until decades later that a new connection is found. Books will be availabe at the reference desk.
Did you know watercolor comes in easy-to-use pencils now? This no-mess medium allows you to be creative anywhere without having to haul around paints, brushes, easels, pallets, or even water. Discover this revolutionary way to paint with watercolor! To register, call Amanda at the Southwest Branch at 801-337-2670.
A form of martial arts, Tai Chi uses slow, controlled movements to regulate breathing and build stamina. By focusing the mind on moving through a series of poses, a state of mental calm and clarity can help improve coordination, relaxation, and general health.
Both physical and mental, Yoga is a low-impact activity that promotes relaxation, reduces stress, and also provides the same benefits as regular exercise. Regular practice will help increase stamina, improve breathing, and increase general health for a longer, more active life. This class is for all levels and will offer techniques for everyone.
Coloring for ages 18 and over! This is a fun and stress-relieving activity. There are no rules and coloring outside the lines is even encouraged. If you haven't tried it, come and see why it is quickly becoming the most popular de-stressing activity in the nation!
Absoluicrous: The Utah Improv Troupe
Utah-based traveling improv troupe members Casey, Jeff, Steve and Rod specialize in being absolutely ludicrous and spontaneously funny. Each member has been at it since their teens, honing their laugh-inducing skills for many years since. Prepare to have your funny-bone-tickled!
Compete against other players in this Wii tournament. For ages 14 and under. Prizes will be awarded!
Teens aged 12-18 years old are invited to go behind the scenes of some popular video games to discover how they were made. Explore how to build your own computer-generated art and computer games. This class is offered by the Utah State University Extension Service 4-H. Space is limited and registration is required. Participants must attend all four sessions. Registration begins October 28. To sign up or for more information, please call Sarah at 801-337-2670.