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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs. Two performance series host a variety of shows geared towards educating as well as entertaining audiences. Patrons of all ages will enjoy the productions in the Family Series. Most productions meet Georgia Performance Standards, and Study Guides for each Family Series show are available for download. Looking for an alternative activity for date night? More mature audiences will appreciate the artistry and humor of the Teen & Adult Series, which includes the popular Xperimental Puppetry Theater. There's something for everyone! Get up close and personal with puppets in the Center's Museum, which houses a collection of puppets, books, posters and videos from around the world. Take a tour through Puppets: The Power of Wonder and discover how puppetry has influenced religion, people and politics through the ages. Special Exhibits focus on a particular theme or style of puppetry. Tours also meet Georgia QCC standards. After the tour, take home a token of the experience by purchasing a puppet in the Museum Store. Education is a key element at the Center. Discover your puppet passion by learning a lot from a dummy-or puppet. Members of the community are invited to participate in Adult Education classes, Distance Learning, Create-A-Puppet Workshops, lectures and more. The Center is the largest non-profit organization in the U.S. dedicated to puppetry. In addition to a dedicated staff and Board, it is supported by its Members and generous contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations and government agencies. The Center is a member of Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts and serves as headquarters of UNIMA-USA, the American branch of the international puppetry organization Union International de la Marionnette, the oldest theater organization in the world. The Center is also a member of Theatre Communications Group.
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Beth is an energy healer, former RN, Artist, Intuitive, soul companion, and certified Psychosynthesis Life Coach, who paints, creates, and assists people with issues ranging from spiritual, relational, to physical. Through one on one sessions and groups, she offers intuitive guidance, coaching, energy healing, and assists people to experience their own essence, and find greater peace, clarity and wholeness. She works both in-person, and through phone, Skype and email. She is the author of the PrayerCards oracle deck, creator of Art Rituals, many Guided Journeys, and intuitive painting commissions for people all over the globe. https://www.bethbudesheim.com
Anas Shoqar is a pedagogist and certified English instructor at The Modern Language Center, Amman, where he teaches English to students and employees of different ages and levels. Along with teaching, he acts as an IR (independent representative) of Qnet, one of the fastest growing Network Marketing companies worldwide, enriching his experience in Business, particularly in Network Marketing, Direct Selling and E-commerce. He has translated for television channels and written articles for Newzy.net; an online luxury magazine for the Middle East. Moreover, he worked as a commercial correspondent in two trading companies in addition to acting as a facilitator for refugee services at the UNHCR. Among his personal non-academic interests are basketball, accordion, and kickboxing.
Sifu / Instructor Wallace has been training in Reality Based Martial Arts for over 18 years and continues to train and learn to adapt and evolve with new styles, and new scenarios and situations. The Self-Defense training taught is reality based to help students learn an array of techniques and skills to defend themselves on the street. From open Hand Combatives to Weapons use and defense we continue to provide a well rounded Self-Defense Program.