Classes

Class: Leslie Keenan - Master Class for Writers

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Five Tuesdays: July 2 - 30 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $40 per session

Limited to 10—Restricted registration; call (415) 927-0960 for information


Are you ready to commit to completing your book? Use the support and camaraderie of fellow writers, as well as helpful, well-timed feedback, to move through resistance and finish your work. Leslie provides incisive feedback as well as structural and publishing advice as needed.

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class; Ximena Bervejillo - Tango en Espanol

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Six Fri.: June 21, 28, July 12, 19, & Aug. 2, 2013 • 9:00 - 11:00am • $180

 

 

We will be exploring the world of Tango, its origin and history, as well as learning its special language "lunfardo".  We'll do this through the voices of some of the most important representatives of this genre, and we'll try to get to know the real soul of this passionate and sensual music.

Materials will be provided

Ximena Bervejillo was born and raised in Uruguay, and moved to Marin in 2002 with her family. She has been teaching languages for 20 years and has also been training Spanish teachers for the past three years. She loves sharing her culture and language with her students, children and adults, and brings lots of passion and fun to her classes.

 

Class: Robert Holmes - Travel Photography in Point Reyes

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

A Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Pre-Conference Class
Wed., Aug. 7 • 9:00-6:00 pm • $120 for TWC Attendees, $170 for General Public

 

 

Join award-winning landscape, food, and wine photographers Robert Holmes and Andrea Johnson for a day of exploration and photography. Throughout the day, they demonstrate the art of finding, framing, and capturing photos. Participants have time to wander and photograph one of Marin’ most scenic open spaces. They will then meet over a picnic lunch to talk about their experiences and share their work. Lunch and transportation included.

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Don George - Travel Writing in Point Reyes

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

A Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Pre-Conference Class
Wed., Aug. 7 • 9:00-6:00 pm • $120 for TWC Attendees, $170 for General Public

 

 

Join acclaimed National Geographic and Gadling.com travel writer and editor Don George for a day of exploration and travel writing in beautiful Point Reyes. George demonstrates the art of finding, researching, and note-taking in the field. Participants will explore the shops and sites of this seaside town, as well as the rolling hills and sweeping ocean views. The group gathers over a picnic lunch to talk about the writing experience and to discuss their work. Lunch and transportation included.

 

Class: Leslie Keenan - Master Class for Writers

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Five Tuesdays: July 2 - 30 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $40 per session
 
Limited to 10—Restricted registration; call (415) 927-0960 for information


Are you ready to commit to completing your book? Use the support and camaraderie of fellow writers, as well as helpful, well-timed feedback, to move through resistance and finish your work. Leslie provides incisive feedback as well as structural and publishing advice as needed.

 

Class: Wendy Walsh - Intermediate / Advanced Italian Review

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Four Wed.: June 26, July 10, 17, & 24 (no class July 3) • 9:30-12:00 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

Class: Wendy Walsh - Intermediate Italian Review

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Four Wed.: June 26, July 10, 17, & 24 (not July 3)1:00-3:30 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Wendy Walsh - Beginning-Intermediate Italian Review

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Four Tues.: July 2, 9, 16, & 231:00-3:30 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
us

Class: Wendy Walsh - Low-Intermediate Italian Review

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Four Tues.: July 2, 9, 16, & 239:30-12:00 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Silvia Iannelli - Intermediate-Advanced Italian Conversation

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Five Thurs.: May 23 - June 206:00-8:00 pm • $150

 

 

This course is for students who are interested in practicing their language skills by reading and reviewing a short, modern Italian novella in class. All lessons will be conducted in Italian and students must be conversant at an Intermediate-Advanced level.


Silvia Iannelli is a private Italian tutor who was born and raised in Rome. She creates a fun and welcoming environment for her students, motivating them through activities and exercises. Her personal quote is: “La traduzione della parola e’ nel cuore ~ The translation of a word is in the heart.”

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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