What is Soul? “When I think of Soul, a lot comes to mind - you think of artists such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Aretha, Earth Wind & Fire, Motown, disco balls, vinyl, bass lines, brass ensembles and a whole lot of dancing. We associate Soul to genres such as funk, R&B, blues, jazz and disco. The list could go on but I think a key component of Soul music is the emotions you experience when you sing, dance, play and/or hear it. It’s feel-good, positive vibes and that’s exactly the type of feeling I get when I hear a live band pumping out the classic soul tunes”.
It's your last chance to catch the band at Howick - 9th Oct, 8.30pm til late.
Featuring top Soul Female/Male vocalists, Nike (Nikki) Audrey and George Church along with the electrifying Taiapa Road Soul Band line up of musicians will definitely bring the heat to Howick.
The process of growing and influencing with intent dwarfed trees is a simple and very rewarding process but be warned it can be addictive and for some, becomes a lifetime passion. Learning from an experienced Bonsai expert is imperative for ultimate success.
Gain confidence, strengthen and develop your own voice as a painter. Take risk with colour, material use, paint, drawing techniques and composition. For beginners, each session will include structured exercises learning essential techniques for abstraction.
Talented local potter, Raewyn, teaches coiling & slab building; pinch pots; working with moulds & experimenting with different styles, textures and finishes. Create sculptural pieces or useful domestic ware. (Wheels are available). Fees cover material for an initial piece.
Want to explore realistic portrait painting? There are many challenges in capturing a likeness and Alvin is passionate in sharing his knowledge on how to achieve this.
Learn to paint or improve your practice! This fun, arts course is a variety of guided, practical sessions that help students develop their skills and paint-handling techniques.