|Calendar of Events|
All performances are held at Lowe Mill, 2211 Seminole Drive, 2nd Floor Theatre
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Mondays - Your Yoga, Studio 258 (6pm - 7pm)
Beginner's class with Casey, $14 session or $45 for 4 class pack (valid one month from purchase), email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 256/679-7143. www.youryogasite.net
Tuesdays - Hoop Classes with Chrisha of Circle Motion Hoops, Admission $15 / $50 for 5 week series (Tuesday: 6pm - 7:15pm) Hoop 101: In this class, we focus on basic core hooping, moving with your hoop, and hooping off body. Welcome to all skill levels, no experience required. Single Class - $15 Five Class Card - $50, No experience necessary. Bring your own hoop or borrow one of ours. Hoops will also be available to purchase. For more information email Chrisha or call 229-630-2508.
Saturdays - Artist Market, Admission FREE (Noon - 5pm)
Local artists and others are invited to set up a booth at the Flying Monkey Arts Center and sell their wares to the public. There will be art, jewelry, vintage clothing, records, and more interesting things for sale inside our facility - safe from rain. Note: Updated Artist Market Guidelines
Saturday, 25th Phil Weaver and Bruce Walker 7:30pm, $10.
Fri., 31st Hymn for Her at Concerts on the Dock 6pm-9pm
Fri., 31st Microwave Dave and Tangled Strings' Danny and Ben Davis It's cigar box blues with a twist of blue grass americana in the Flying Monkey Arts theater on the second floor from 8:30 - 10pm. Admission is $8. or purchase a Fri. & Sat. night Extravaganza pass for $20.
Sat., June 1st
Sat. 1st CBGF Workshops
May 31st and June 1st will be the ninth annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival at Flying Monkey Arts / Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment. The initial Cigar Box Guitar Extravaganza in 2005 was co-sponsored by the visual and performing arts collective, Flying Monkey Arts and Matt Crunk, a North Al. musician, builder and tatoo artist. Since that time the festival has hosted the Cigar Box Guitar Museum Collections of Shane Speal and Bill Jehle. Both of these collections showcase the folk art crafts of cigar box guitars, violins, ukeleles, mandolins and banjo from antique to contemporary pieces. With exhibits, a builders competition, workshops, demonstrations and lots of live music, the Cigar Box Guitar Festival strengthens the resurgence of folk and contemporary craftsmanship. Musical styles range from old time, blues, swing, folk, americana to punk rock. Performers include international favorites; Microwave Dave, Johnny Lowebow, and Hymn for Her, festival favorites; Justin Johnson as well as April Mae and the Junebugs and regional music makers; Texicans, Pat and John Nickel and Little Johnny Kantreed.The Film Co-op studio screening will host, "Songs Inside the Box" a documentary by Max Shores that toured internationally in 2012 and was shot primarily at previous Flying Monkey festivals. The film features beautiful watercolor portraits by Yuri Osaki of many of the now legendary cigar box guitar performers. Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment and the Flying Monkey Arts Cigar Box Guitar Festival in its original historic location have matured into a vibrant visual and performing arts community.
Fri. 7th Monkey Speak 8pm, $5.
Friday, 7th Martin Schneider / Jaeme Case / Helen Keller's Ukulele 6pm-8pm
Sat.8th StartleFest I Startlingly Fresh Records presents StartleFest I.
Fri.14th Solid Blue with Cindy Musselwhite 8pm, $10.
Sat.15th Funky Pirates Jazz Band sponsored by the Hsv Swing Dance Society lesson/7pm - dance/8pm, $10./general, $7./students
Fri.21st Tangled Strings 7:30pm $8.
Sat.22nd Magic Cabaret with Big Daddy Cool and the Swing Kittens 8pm, $10.
Fri.28th Epic Comedy Hour 8pm, $7. rated R
Sat.29th Mystical Mayhem, live music and bellydance event sponsored by Nomadic Tapestries and featuring Wasted Wine and Discordia Arts of Greenville, S.C. 8pm, $10.