| [10/17 VIRTUAL] If you’re looking for an opportunity to slow down and create something beautiful, here’s an online workshop that sounds cool. Learn how to make a sewn collage with San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles’ Digital Artist in Residence Christine Meuris. She encourages participants to gather “materials of personal importance” including “copies of photos and letters, old illustrations, book pages, even recycled artwork” before the course begins. 1.5 hours long. ($15-$25) Register here. Thanks, Jenny!
[10/14 VIRTUAL] Robert Duncan presents Loudmouth, in conversation with Craig Finn: Creem‘s former managing editor Robert Duncan has written his first novel. Loudmouth is a “rock ‘n’ roll coming-of-age novel about sex, drugs, attempted murder, successful arson, love, hate, faith, fraud, family, Springsteen, Clash, Stones, Creem magazine, Lester Bangs, the Seventies, New York, Detroit, Memphis and buck teeth.” 7:30 p.m. ET (virtual book talk on Zoom) Thanks, Alex!
[11/14 to 12/19 VIRTUAL] Nancy F. writes, “Singers, and especially choral singers, have been hit hard by the pandemic. Singing can be a risky, virus-spreading business–but not when you’re joining dozens (or even hundreds) of other singers in a Zoom workshop.” Enter Singing Saturdays, a series of online workshops led by San Francisco Symphony’s chorus director, Ragnar Bohlin. Six Saturday mornings, starting at 11 a.m. PT. Sessions are an hour long. ($20 to $100) Register here.