Life drawing for everyone
Saigon-based animator Fred Serra has begun holding drawing, painting, animation and digital graphic design courses for adults and kids in Phu My Hung, District 7.
The Better Digital Photography series is coming up on Jul. 2 and 3.
6 Le Van Mien, Q2, Tel: (08) 907 729846
Created to spread an awareness of modern and contemporary art, Vin mixes regular exhibitions with classes for both kids and adults as well as events and all things arty. Check their website for details.
The other day, I had to stay at school a bit later than usual. Although it’s certainly not my first time doing such a thing, it is the first time I stopped to look at what was around me. Suddenly, under the pale glow of the nighttime lights, the same bleached white walls that I was so familiar with had an eerie feel to them. Hallways and classrooms seemed abandoned.
While last month’s Battle of the Year got us shook with some of the best dance moves this country has ever seen, Dancenter had its own dance spectacular — 200 dancers of all ages and experience levels, participating in 24 performances.
From sewing to drawing to Photoshop, learn authentic craft skills from internationally qualified practitioners at Work Room Four. Now located in Module 7 in the scenic Tay Ho area, it is always great to pick up a new skill or hone those that you already have down pat. Workshops last for six weeks, with every session lasting two-and-a-half hours – hardly too much time to dedicate to learning a few new skills.
Yogis in Ho Chi Minh City should be delighted for the month of November, as we’re welcoming Elonne Stockton — a yoga practitioner practising for two decades and teaching globally for one — for a yoga retreat.
40 Ngo 76 An Duong, Tay Ho, Tel: 0914 143185
Although a little hard to find, VietClimb is a French-owned, 200-meter climbing gym with state-of-the-art courses. There are 100 different climbing routes within the gym that are changed every few months. They offer clinics, classes and children’s events. Membership and group rates are available, but be sure to check out the three-month pass.