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Figure Drawing TUESDAYS 2017
Event Time: Sessions will run on most Tuesday nights, 6:30-9:30pm. For specific dates and times available, check the drop-down menu in the Ticket box.***There is no class 4th of July! Monthly Passes at $60 are now available for June 2017. Ticket Sales will end at 7pm second session of the corresponding month so even if you miss the first class, you'll save time not having to buy tix for the next two classes!  We have new pricing schedules for 2017 to keep your art habit flowing! Early Bird Tickets purchased up to 24 hours in advance of class are $19 Drop-in tickets 24 hours or less in advance of the event are now $22   Description: Figure Drawing is an open studio class where people of all artistic levels are invited to explore the human form through drawing and painting. Figure drawing is a great opportunity to keep your artistic skills sharp whether you are a seasoned artist or a beginner: learn the basics of drawing from the nude form! Students are free to draw however they like. The model will strike and hold various poses for varied lengths of time: you will have the opportunity to work on quick sketching skills as well as longer studies.  Prerequisites: No experience necessary -- all-levels class open to anyone interested in practicing their drawing skills. Students must be 18 years or older. Materials Provided: Artisan's Asylum will provide the model and the space. What to Bring: Drawing and painting supplies of your choice. Drawing surface. For beginners charcoal and large paper pad are recommended. Instructor Biography: Aliza Vaida has 10 years of figure drawing experience. She received her BFA in painting and sculpture from Boston University. She is a freelance artist who works in mixed media and found object art. Check out her work at http://alizavaida.com/home.html   ARTISAN'S ASYLUM STUDENT POLICIES   After you buy your ticket here on Eventbrite, please register in Artisan's Asylum's system: https://artisansasylum.com/membership/registration/   Purchase of a ticket expresses acceptance of A2's Refunds and Cancellation policies found here: https://artisansasylum.com/classpolicies/ Attending class FAQ: https://artisansasylum.com/attending-classes/ Support our mission! Donate here: https://artisansasylum.com/donation/ Students: we love getting your feedback! Fill out this form to be heard! 

When: Jul 25, 2017 6:30PM in Somerville, MA

NEXTonSCENE Beauty Night OUT!

Sponsored by BeautyLynk we are so excited to welcome you to our FIRST NEXTonSCENE Beauty Night Out! First half hour/45 mins  will be networking and shopping and some appetizers and wine. Our vendors thus far include Jams By Kara , Lipsense, UV Love & Rodan & Fields! We then will have a special beauty professional guest speaker, Natalie Santaniello Founder and CEO of Airbrush ONE Spray tanning who is also a Melanoma survivor. Natalie is going to talk  for about 15-20 mins about her ups and downs but how it didn't stop her from becoming a fabulous #GIRLBOSS . We then will have a fun panel of summer beauty trends including Hair By Cholaki Founder, Jamie Cholaki & Founder of Alexandra Makeup Artistry, Alexandra Dale , Founder of N Hair & Accessories, Natasha Miller , Waxing In The City Boston Founder, Marianna Clark & Co-Founder of LexRx, Alexa Nicholls Costa ! There will be lots of pictures taken, shopping and some fabulous memories!!!!!!! Our appetizers will be from Oh Jolie Catering and our wine will be from  OneHope Wine !! There will be wines also avail to purchase and a percentage of sales will be going back to Melanoma Foundation of New England!!! Join us for a great night!!

When: Jul 25, 2017 6pm in Somerville, MA

Sona, Andrew Aghababian, Kelly Riley, the Galvanics

When: Jul 25, 2017 8pm in Somerville, MA

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About Somerville, MA
Somerville Massachusetts is located just northwest of Boston along the divide between the lower Charles and Mystic River watersheds. The easy access to Boston and Cambridge by public transportation and it's great parks and neighborhoods, makes Somerville a perfect choice to settle down and call home. Search local Somerville homes for sale and join the local community.

Closely built two families and triple-deckers fill the city to house its dense and diversified people. Today, Somerville is a mix of blue-collar families, young professionals, college students and recent immigrants. It is known for its large number of city squares which help mark neighborhood boundaries. Among those most active today are Davis Square, Union Square, Ball Square, Teele Square and Magoun Square.

In its earliest history Somerville served as the grazing lands for the residents and farmers of Charlestown and had only a few scattered permanent settlements. This is a sharp contrast to the Somerville of today which is comprised of 4.1 square miles of residential homes and commercial properties.

Somerville was established as a town in 1842 and its population grew in leaps and bounds from that time forward. Many of the new settlers worked in the brick yards producing as many as 1.3 million bricks a year by hand or 5.5 million with a new press. At its highest point in production the town was turning out 24 million bricks being made in 12 brick yards in the city.

By the end of 1851, heavy industry was prominent here and was soon followed by rolling and slitting mills, iron works and manufacturers of steam engines and boilers. With the establishment of the street car lines, Somerville's population again exploded growing to six times its number between 1870 and 1915. The scale of the meat packing industry earned Somerville the reputation as the Chicago of New England. The city's population reached its peak during the Second World War when almost 106,000 people were said to create a density greater than that of Calcutta!