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16 Jan 2019
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Discover Your Passions at ACME

Maybe it's time to learn some new mad skills? Whether your secret (or not so secret) passions lie in music, art, technology, or even amping up your mojo, we might just have what it takes to ignite that passion in you!


We've partnered with Dabble, Chicago's coolest resource for the coolest live learning opportunities around. Yup . .. We call it our ACME Passion Project Series. It's a series of classes taught by local experts at ACME. Want to learn to podcast? edit video? Paint with something, other than paint? We've got a wide range of offerings! The sessions are ideal for a solo night, a friend's night out, or to impress a date with your stellar choice of activities! Just click the links below to register. These events are constantly updating so be sure to check our calendar regularly, and follow us on social for updates! 


Upcoming Passion Project Sessions:


Discover Your Inner Awesome / January 23 / $35   By Idea Lemon

This class is designed to give you the confidence to share who you are and make yourself more marketable in the process with an authentic personal elevator pitch.


Calligraphy for Beginners / January 30 /  6:30 - 8:30 / $30 By John-Michael Korpal

This class provides a birds eye view into the world of Calligraphy, its history and the resources for you to continue perfecting your new skill.


Podcasting 101 / February 6 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $50 By Jaime Black

Class teaches you the podcasting process from start to finish. Includes choosing topics, recording and editing techniques, and publishing. Also includes a recording and editing session. 


Becoming a Goal Master / February 20 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $30 By Tami Chapek - WeInspireWe

An interactive workshop to help you take a hard look at your life, find vision and set realistic, achievable goals to transform your future. 

BYOB Painting with Coffee / February 27 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $25 By: Art Room Events

Learn how to make coffee without a coffee or espresso machine, taste different kinds of coffee, and learn how to paint with coffee. 


Cheese 101 / March 6 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $40 By Erika Kubick of the Cheese Sex Death Blog

Partake in a tasting of five artisan cheeses paired with an array of sinfully delicious condiment pairings in an engaging classroom experience. You'll leave the class armed with all the knowledge you need to create your own cheese board and sound like a pro when you talk about it too! 


Etsy Basics: Starting your online shop / March 27 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $25 By Rebecca George

Learn all the elements of setting up a successful Etsy shop online. f you are a hand-made crafter or vintage collector, chances are you want to bring your buyers closer to your unique goods. 


Calligraphy And Cocktails / April 3 / 6:30 - 8:30 / $49 By Sam Meyer

In this two-hour workshop, we will begin by learning how to prepare the nib and ink for writing. Then we will practice the basics strokes of script calligraphy, and you will gain confidence as we move into letters and then words. 


These events and dates are constantly updating so be sure to check our calendar regularly, and follow us on social for updates!