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NEXUS Studio Recording Basics
Jan
21
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Studio Recording Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / MASTERING

Join artist Vincent Lu as he leads participants through a basic understanding of sound recording techniques. The third session will look at what it takes to get a song mastered with additional emphasis placed on: equalization, compression and limiting.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Lighting Techniques
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Lighting Techniques

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / CAMERA BASICS

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction to basic lighting techniques as well as product photography. Participants will learn the difference between natural and studio lighting effects with special emphasis on light source.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Beat Making Basics
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Beat Making Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / COMPLETING A BEAT

Join artists Vincent Lu and Cassie McDuffie as they work with participants to complete their own beats. Session will include instruction on bouncing files, organization, performance, starting a project, and collaboration.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Jan
29
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / AN IDEA IS NOT A STORY

Join filmmaker kang Vang for an introduction to screenwriting. The first session will focus on the essence of what makes a story a story, and the different aspects of a story which will lead to Screenwriting Session 2.

1) Basic Story Structure

2) Exercises making up stories to pitch to a Producer.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Light Room Basics
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Light Room Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / Organizing Your Photos

Join photographer Katherina Vang for an introduction Adobe Light Room. Participants will learn how to upload and save files, and use folders and collections to organize work.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photoshop Basics
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photoshop Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / Touch Ups

Join photographer Katherina Vang for an introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Participants will learn how to use Photoshop tools to touch up photo portraits.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / THE SCREENPLAY

Join filmmaker Kang Vang for an introduction to screenwriting. This session will take the lessons learned from session 1 and apply it to the screenplay format. Participants will learn basic structures and guidelines that can use to make your writing flow easier and will cover the following:

Script Outline – Know the Rules Before Breaking Them;

Overview of standard 110 page screenplay “Hollywood Formula,”

ACT Breakdown,

The FOUR Act Screenplay ,

The BOARD: Laying out the different beats from your screenplay in a way so that you can visualize the scenes, story arcs, pieces of dialogue, and work out the problems even before you start writing it out,

SCENE breakdown: What goes into writing a scene, and how to connect one scene to the next.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Vocal Training
Feb
4
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Vocal Training

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / WARM UPS

Join artist Yeej Moua as he instructs participants on vocal techniques to help when warming up.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Performance Technique
Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Performance Technique

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / BREATHING & VOCAL EXERCISES

Join performer Lady Midnight as she provides an overview of performance basics such as breathing techniques, vocal & body warm-ups, correct microphone placement, & on stage posture.

Participants will present material and receive feedback on their performance.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / STORYBOARDING

How do you translate the words from a page into images? Learn different techniques and styles of storyboarding with filmmaker Kang Vang. Kang will go through the process of storyboarding as follows:

Storyboard cells

The multi-purpose of using storyboards.

.Visualization – How do you create storyboards

Drawing, redrawing

Cell phone photos (using actors, props, toys, etc.)

Computer software (2D, 3D)

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Vocal Training
Feb
11
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Vocal Training

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / PERFORMANCE

Join artist Yeej Moua as he instructs participants on vocal techniques for live and studio performance. Teh practice of scales will also be introduced.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Performance Technique
Feb
12
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Performance Technique

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / CROWD ENGAGEMENT

Join performer Lady Midnight as she introduces practices for crowd engagement, eye contact, intros and closings when performing.

Participants will present material and receive feedback on their performance.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Premiere Basics
Feb
19
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Premiere Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / STARTING AN EDIT

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. This first course will consist of setting up your project. Editing a video can be a lot of work and many things can go wrong, but if you set yourself up for success it’ll make the process much easier. This course will go through how to ingest footage, how to create bins, import visual effects, setting up drives and workspaces.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Songwriting Basics
Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Songwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / THE LANGUAGE OF SONGWRITING

Join artist lady Midnight as she teaches the basic elements of music including tempo, meter, time signature literary devices such as a couplet, quatrain, simile, and metaphor. The session will also provide an analysis of different rhyme structures including internal rhyme schemes.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Premiere Basics
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Premiere Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2/ STARTING AN EDIT

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session two will dive into how to edit a film within the program. We’ll go over each tool, key bindings and shortcuts. Participants will learn how to cut footage, overlay footage, sync sound and adjust sound.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Premiere Basics
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Premiere Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / STARTING A COLOR GRADE

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session three will provide an overview on how to adjust color or color correct.

The session will introduce LUTS, how to change LUTS and how to adjust color profiles within the program. Participants will also learn how to read LUMA graphs and how it affects the video as well as how to use RGB graphs to aid in color correcting.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Songwriting Basics
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Songwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / DISSECTING THE SONG

Join artist lady Midnight as she presents a process for dissecting the different parts of a song, demonstrating how they function sonically and their purpose in contemporary music. Participants will also look at song pattern structures in popular music across genres.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Premiere Basics
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Premiere Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 4 / STARTING VFX

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session four will provide an overview Visual Effects within the program.

Participants will learn how to mask, green screen, move, resize and replace items in the video. Very basic but very important to know and can be bridged over into Adobe After Effects.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Songwriting Basics
Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Songwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / MUSIC & STORY

Join artist lady Midnight as takes participants through and understanding of the relationship between story and song.

During this session participants will look at how stories are told through song both as a linear narrative and non-linear narrative. They will then work on creating a song together as a group and individually.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Beat Making Basics
Jan
18
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Beat Making Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / EVOLVING THE IDEA

Join artists Vincent Lu and Cassie McDuffie as they take beat making learning into more complex structures including the use of transitions, drops, key and chord progressions, structure and practice.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photo Camera 101
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photo Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 4 / MOVEMENT

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction to DSLR photo basics. Advancing on last week’s sessions, Leal will examine the relationship between movement light and image capture.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Film Camera 101
Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Film Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / REVIEW

Join filmmaker Touchaingkong Yang for an introduction to filmmaking basics. Touchaingkong will review past workshop content, and help artists troubleshoot their cameras.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photo Camera 101
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photo Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / DEPTH OF FIELD

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction to DSLR photo basics. Advancing on last week’s sessions, Leal will examine the relationships between focal length, light and depth of field.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Studio Recording Basics
Jan
14
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Studio Recording Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / SOUND MANIPULATION

Join artist Vincent Lu as he leads participants through a basic understanding of sound recording techniques. The second session will provide more in depth training on how to breakdown and incorporate audio elements such as: reverb, delay, chorus, compression, distortion, saturation bussing & automation.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Film Camera 101
Jan
14
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Film Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / LIGHTING

Join filmmaker Touchaingkong Yang for an introduction to filmmaking basics. Touchaingkong will cover non-narrative lighting techniques often used in documentary based filmmaking.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Film Camera 101
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Film Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / AUDIO

Join filmmaker Touchaingkong Yang for an introduction to filmmaking basics. Touchaingkong will review how to record audio, and implement camera and lighting techniques

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS A Conversation with Leya Hale
Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS A Conversation with Leya Hale

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NEXUS

CONVERSATIONS WITH ARTISTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th, 2019 6:30-8PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Join us for our first Thursday Evening Conversation with local documentary filmmaker Leya Hale.

Light snacks will be served. If you would like to attend but need babysitting services, please let us know ASAP as we may be able to provide this on site.

See a short video about her latest film here.

About Leya: 
Leya Hale is from the Dakota and Diné Nations and resides in Saint Paul, MN. She currently works as a Producer for TPT-Twin Cities PBS. In 2013, she co-produced The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.-Dakota Conflict, an Upper Midwest Emmy Award-winner for Best Historical Documentary. In 2016, Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco was her directorial debut and winner of the 2017 Upper Midwest Emmy Award for Best Topical Documentary. In 2018, she produced a Vision Maker Media-funded documentary, The People’s Protectors, which was an official selection at the American Indian Film Festival, Los Angeles Skins Film Festival, and the First Nations Film and Video Festival of Chicago. She also received a 2018 Upper Midwest Emmy Award for Climate Smart: Cities Working Together for Best Science/Environment Documentary. In addition, she was selected as a Knight Fellow for the 2017 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation through the Sundance Film Institute and was selected for the 2018 Big Sky Film Institute Native Filmmaker Initiative Fellowship program. Leya continues to work on a variety of local content documentaries in an effort to create social change within Minnesota communities.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photo Camera 101
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photo Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / LENSES & LIGHT

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction to DSLR photo basics. Participants will learn DSLR manual function, with an emphasis on light an daperture settings.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Film Camera 101
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Film Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / CAMERA BASICS

Join filmmaker Touchaingkong Yang for an introduction to filmmaking basics. Touchaingkong will review camera operation and basic shooting techniques for digital based filmmakers. Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Studio Recording Basics
Jan
7
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Studio Recording Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / FUNDAMENTALS

Join artist Vincent Lu as provides an introduction to sound recording techniques. This first session will provide an overview of the science of sound waves, Protools basics, mixing basics, basic tools, eq use and care, compression and file bouncing.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photo Camera 101
Jan
7
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photo Camera 101

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / CAMERA BASICS

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction toDSLR photo basics. Participants will learn DSLR manual functions and be provided with a thorough understanding of the technical operation of a photo camera.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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Business Strategies Mentorship
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Business Strategies Mentorship

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                               Nexus 

Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

ONE SESSION - WITH FOLLOW UP MENTORSHIP
SATURDAY:  May 5

12-2PM
BUSINESS STRATEGIES MENTORSHIP
Instructor:  Kristine Sorensen

Participants have the opportunity to share their business concepts, as well as identify keey goals and learning concepts related to taking their artsitic work as digital producers into a prefessional realm.

Artist Kristine Sorensen will lead an initial planning session. Those that do the homework of planning and researching will also receive individualized mentorship in key areas of learning, following the initial session.

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  To Sign up just CLICK HERE

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Apr
9
6:30 PM18:30

Photography Mentorships

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                               Nexus 

Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

SIX SESSIONS
MONDAYS:  March 5 - April 9

6:30 - 8PM
PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Instructor:  Xavier Tavera

Participants have the opportunity to learn how to organize their photo catalogs, identify quality images within the body of their work, and enhance images using photo programs like Adobe Light Room and Photo Shop.  Participants will also be guided through a critical writing and presentation process around their artwork.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to practicing photographers seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability.  Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending all 6 sessions.

General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.  In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

Photography Mentorships

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                               Nexus 

Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

SIX SESSIONS
MONDAYS:  March 5 - April 9

6:30 - 8PM
PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Instructor:  Xavier Tavera

Participants have the opportunity to learn how to organize their photo catalogs, identify quality images within the body of their work, and enhance images using photo programs like Adobe Light Room and Photo Shop.  Participants will also be guided through a critical writing and presentation process around their artwork.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to practicing photographers seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability.  Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending all 6 sessions.

General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.  In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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                                                              Nexus

Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Photography Mentorships

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Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

SIX SESSIONS
MONDAYS:  March 5 - April 9

6:30 - 8PM
PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Instructor:  Xavier Tavera

Participants have the opportunity to learn how to organize their photo catalogs, identify quality images within the body of their work, and enhance images using photo programs like Adobe Light Room and Photo Shop.  Participants will also be guided through a critical writing and presentation process around their artwork.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to practicing photographers seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability.  Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending all 6 sessions.

General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.  In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

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Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

Photography Mentorships

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                               Nexus 

Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

SIX SESSIONS
MONDAYS:  March 5 - April 9

6:30 - 8PM
PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Instructor:  Xavier Tavera

Participants have the opportunity to learn how to organize their photo catalogs, identify quality images within the body of their work, and enhance images using photo programs like Adobe Light Room and Photo Shop.  Participants will also be guided through a critical writing and presentation process around their artwork.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to practicing photographers seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability.  Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending all 6 sessions.

General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.  In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Film Mentorships
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Film Mentorships

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Professional Mentorships for Practicing Filmmakers

WEDNESDAYS:  MARCH 7TH - APRIL 11TH, 2018   6:30-8PM

Instructor:  KANG VANG

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Hone your skills in the art of narrative film creation, screenwriting and production planning from leading Minnesota filmmaker Kang Vang.  This mentorship series is dedicated pushing career minded artists from story concept into a tangible action plan.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to NEXUS participants seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability. 

Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending 6 sessions. General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.

In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during the mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required.  Each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

Photography Mentorships

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                               Nexus 

Mentorship Intensive for Practicing Photographers

SIX SESSIONS
MONDAYS:  March 5 - April 9

6:30 - 8PM
PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Instructor:  Xavier Tavera

Participants have the opportunity to learn how to organize their photo catalogs, identify quality images within the body of their work, and enhance images using photo programs like Adobe Light Room and Photo Shop.  Participants will also be guided through a critical writing and presentation process around their artwork.

Mentorships are designed to provide intensive critique and guidance to practicing photographers seeking to advance their aesthetic storytelling ability.  Mentorships are rigorous and require a commitment to attending all 6 sessions.

General activities focus on participant presentation, critique and practice in writing and production planning.  In order to participate in mentorship sessions you must first meet with NEXUS staff and develop a set of concrete learning goals that you will work on during mentorship.   

These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is required as each session will be capped at 8 participants.  

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Photography 101
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

Photography 101

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Nexus

Photography Skill Building Workshops

MONDAYS, February 12th, 19th & 26th

Instructor:  Tomas Leal

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Camera operation, vocabulary and shooting techniques will be covered during three introductory photography sessions led by professional photographer Tomas Leal.

Check out the options below and make sure you sign up early. These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is highly encouraged as each session will be capped at 10 participants. 

PLEASE NOTE:  You must be willing and able to attend all 3 sessions.

Each session will include a a short lecture or demonstration, creative practice and time for questions and answers.

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Photography 101
Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

Photography 101

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Nexus

Photography Skill Building Workshops

MONDAYS, February 12th, 19th & 26th

Instructor:  Tomas Leal

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Camera operation, vocabulary and shooting techniques will be covered during three introductory photography sessions led by professional photographer Tomas Leal.

Check out the options below and make sure you sign up early. These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is highly encouraged as each session will be capped at 10 participants. 

PLEASE NOTE:  You must be willing and able to attend all 3 sessions.

Each session will include a a short lecture or demonstration, creative practice and time for questions and answers.

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Photography 101
Feb
12
6:30 PM18:30

Photography 101

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                                Nexus

Photography Skill Building Workshops

MONDAYS, February 12th, 19th & 26th

Instructor:  Tomas Leal

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Camera operation, vocabulary and shooting techniques will be covered during three introductory photography sessions led by professional photographer Tomas Leal.

Check out the options below and make sure you sign up early. These sessions are open to the public but pre-registration is highly encouraged as each session will be capped at 10 participants. 

PLEASE NOTE:  You must be willing and able to attend all 3 sessions.

Each session will include a a short lecture or demonstration, creative practice and time for questions and answers.

This event is made possible through the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

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Icecream Bowtie Event
Nov
11
6:30 PM18:30

Icecream Bowtie Event

NEXUS Artist Marsha Allen will host a micro-business event in support of her and her son's business Icecream Bowties.  Please stop by and check out their products and find out more about how this mother and son duo are taking over the bowtie business.

For more information please contact Kristine Sorensen at inprogress301@gmail.com

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NEXUS:  Stamp Art
Apr
30
2:00 PM14:00

NEXUS: Stamp Art

 

ANCESTRAL WAYS STAMP ART 

Sunday April 30th 2-4PM

In a movement where signs and banners have come to stand for the voice of many, it is important to understand the value of public arts and activism. Indigenous Roots is an arts organization that embodies the vitality and tenacity of indigenous identities and life ways.  Members of this group will lead participants through a hands on screen printing process teaching the art of public expression.

CLICK HERE to RSVP

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