Alaskan Fiddle Poet Ken Waldman is set to begin two week-long residencies with Baldwin County fourth graders. From February 26 – March 2, Waldman will work with Midway Hills fourth graders. From March 12 – 16, he will work with Lakeview Academy students. His literacy residencies will include workshops and programs for teachers. The Midway Hills Academy residency will end with a performance at Allen’s Market. Waldman will perform his own works, as well as poems composed by students during the week. There is no admission cost for this free community event, and parents are encouraged to bring children.
Allied Arts, in a partnership with Dynamic Movement Academy, will host a 12-week ballroom dancing course. Led by instructor Steven Graham, the course will instruct couples in many styles, including Foxtrot, Waltz, Salsa, Bachata, and Swing.
Master Photographer Alicia Dallago will give a lecture as part of the Big Click Lunch and Lecture Series. Ms. Dallago will lecture from 12:00 – 1:00 on Tuesday, December 12 in Allen’s Market. During this lecture, Allied Arts will announce the winner of the 2017 Genie Hargrove People's Choice Award.