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- Fennel, Orange & Baby Arugula Salad - Tofu Cutlets “Pizzioli Style” - Tuscan Baked Zucchini - Sicilian Couscous Stuffed Peppers Many of us are striving to eat less meat, but still want delicious, traditional, comforting food. Diane Manteca will give you a hands-on class in preparing this entirely vegetarian meal from start to finish. You'll all sit down with a glass or two of wine and stuff yourselves with all these goodies!

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/31/2017

Instructor : Diane Manteca 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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New technology and innovative techniques are everywhere, and cooking is no exception! Come join chef and scientist, Kimi Ceridon, and learn dishes and techniques utilizing some of these simple, cutting edge methods. 

Tuition: $59.00

Member Cost: $51.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/31/2017

Instructor : Kimi Ceridon 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Blogging is about much more than having an idea. In this class, we'll discuss what sorts of ideas make good, sustainable material for a successful blog, what tools you'll need to get started, and how to maintain it. We'll also discuss the sorts of things that can help promote your blog and how you can make your blog work for you!

Tuition: $139.00

Member Cost: $119.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 5/31/2017, ending 6/21/2017

Instructor : Victoria Kichuk 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Reading wine lists is about to get a whole lot easier! Wine expert, John Fiola, wants to take you to the mother-ship of wine making, Whether you're an avid drinker of American wines wanting to branch out, or a complete novice to wine, John will guide you through famous French regions and grapes, in white, red, and sparkling styles. You'll learn about the term "terroir" and how it translates into your glass, along with a brief history of winemaking in France.

Tuition: $45.00

Member Cost: $39.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/31/2017

Instructor : John Fiola 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Join this four session group workshop designed for beginning enthusiasts to learn the therapeutic art of modern calligraphy in a relaxed, interactive classroom setting. Instructor Liz Roessler will teach the basics of the traditional technique of dipping a steel-nibbed pen into a bottle of liquid acrylic ink, introducing you to her favorite beginner's lettering style-- Romantic-- which is her own creative interpretation of Copperplate...with a modern twist!   The first and second classes will focus on the essential ergonomics of modern calligraphy: the proper way to load and hold the pen, healthy posture, the most effective way to organize your work space, and learning the ritual of dipping. Students will be lead through a complete alphabet, numbers, and symbols.  Liz will share pro recommendations for how to practice at home and specific suggested goals following each class. She will share dozens of cool ideas for using your calligraphy skills to create lettering art going forward, interactive demos and 1-on-1 guidance. In classes three and four, you will be ready to take your new hand-lettering skills to the next level by learning techniques to connect letters in a fluid, well-spaced and aesthetically-balanced way. We will explore techniques to create different flourishing effects and experiment with formats/tips/tools for a variety of popular projects.   Students can bring a couple favorite quotes, short poems, or song lyrics to get Liz's live guidance on creating a take-away piece or two on card stock provided with the class materials. Follow up feedback and  mentoring will also available by email for all students.   Materials included with registration and supplied by the instructor: 2 pen holders /  3 steel nibs / 3 different colors of waterproof acrylic ink; plus a "to go kit"  with an assortment of colorful card stock, creative project ideas, practice guideline sheets of various sizes (print outs as well as emailed PDF's), in addition to an informative follow-up email that is delivered to each student following class-- it includes a recap of where to buy additional calligraphy supplies, PDF versions of several hand-lettered alphabets, articles to read, videos to watch, and more creative inspiration to keep you practicing at home following the course. 

Tuition: $250.00

Member Cost: $250.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/1/2017, ending 6/22/2017

Instructor : Liz Roessler 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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How can you truly know a person you've met only once? It's easy when you understand the hidden messages. The average individual comprehends only seven percent of human communication and accurately detects the truth no more than fifty percent of the time. Learn to comprehend one-hundred percent of the communication, and detect lies with eighty-five percent accuracy! This course is ideal for professional interviewers; law enforcement officers; people trying to establish intimate relationships; and individuals who want the skills to see through lies, frauds, and phonies. Explore behavioral defense mechanisms and other barriers to communication; scientific findings; and techniques related to lie detection, motivational systems, communication targets, and interrogation techniques. The tuition includes a materials fee for extensive handouts.

Tuition: $60.00

Member Cost: $51.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Schedule : Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 06/01/2017

Instructor : William Morrissette 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Build your own website and blog easily. Business or personal sites.  Using Wordpress, you'll learn to build, edit, and customize your own website—without any knowledge of HTML. We'll learn both technical setup and creative customizations, tailoring our efforts to the interests and needs of the class. Students should be comfortable using a computer and the Internet. Students should expect an additional expense if they choose to purchase a website domain and host. Week 1: Setting up free WP site. Choosing a theme. Moving around the dashboard, blogs, planning your site. Week 2: Extend WP with Widgets, Plugins. Linking, Menu’s, Refining your Posts. Week 3: Media –Images, PDF’s, etc. Week 4: Beyond Blogging, making WordPress a fully realized site. Week 5: Search Engine Optimization – SEO. More on WordPress themes, changing the look of your site.  

Tuition: $195.00

Member Cost: $165.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/1/2017, ending 6/29/2017

Instructor : Benjamin Vivante 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Two great continents of cheese & wine; Two great experts to represent them! Join author and expert, Adam Centamore, and cheesemonger and wine buyer for South End Formaggio, Marianne Staniunas, as they teach you and taste you through a cheesemaking and winemaking lineup of epic proportions. 

Tuition: $69.00

Member Cost: $59.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Schedule : Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 06/01/2017

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Marianne Staniunas  2.Adam Centamore 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Beautiful Italian cookies and biscotti need not be a holiday luxury. Many recipes are simple enough to make at home in a short time and perfect for eating any and every season of the year. This class features great new recipes that will have you thinking about these authentic morsels in new and creative ways. Let's get baking!

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 06/02/2017

Instructor : Diane Manteca 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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Looking to transform something old into something new? Trying to avoid being wasteful and looking to recycle items that have seen better days? Use contemporary decoupage techniques to turn old lampshades, wooden tables, stools, frames, and more into something new and stylish that will add the perfect accent to your home. Wine will be provided free of charge for all students over 21-years-old No experience necessary. Bring to class pre-cut images, paint brushes and your favorite magazine, greeting cards or pictures.

Tuition: $45.00

Member Cost: $39.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Schedule : Fri 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 06/02/2017

Instructor : Jenn Sherr 

Location : BCAE Location : 
  BCAE.

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