Thursday, September 19, 2013

"Singing Weaver" Nadine Sanders to present concert, weaving workshop at Calumet Art Center

CALUMET -- The Calumet Art Center will present Nadine Sanders, the singing weaver, in a concert titled "Spinning Straw into Gold: Woven Harmonies" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, in the Art Center's Performance Hall. Tickets are $7.

Nadine Sanders, the singing weaver, will present a concert Sept. 21 and a weaving workshop Sept. 20, 21 and 22 at the Calumet Art Center. (Photo courtesy Calumet Art Center)

Midwestern artist Nadine Sanders enjoys blending her love of Celtic music with her joy of weaving. She sings about all aspects of her rural roots. A talented performer and teacher, Sanders has presented workshops and concerts across the U.S. and Scotland.

In addition to Saturday's concert, Sanders will offer a "Weaving that Sings" workshop from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20, 21 and 22. This workshop will be open to the public. All levels of weavers are welcome. You will learn the inlay technique for wall-hanging, fabric or rug weaving -- as well as how to add design. Nadine will need to know what type of warp the student wants to work with: wall-hanging, rug, or fabric sample.

The class fee is $210. Materials fee is $25.

To obtain more information and to sign up for this workshop contact the Calumet Art Center at (906) 934-2228 or (906) 281-3494 or email

This fall the Calumet Art Center is offering a variety of classes including fiber, clay, voice, violin, piano and more. Click here to learn about the classes or visit The Calumet Art Center is located at 57055 Fifth Street.

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