Digital Media Blog: NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the final Arts Week of the school year for Nowell Leadership Academy. Students from both campuses came together AS220 Youth to earn their last art credit. There was impressive work from all crews at the showcase. Photographers worked with teaching artist Ant Andrade with help from Allam Mella, Olivia Watson, and Efrel…

May Mic Madness!

join us for Mic Madness Wednesday May 22 5-8pm! $100 prize for the best youth act ages 14-21. To enter the competition, email micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com.

Digital Media Blog: Allam’s Photography

Check out photos from April Mic Madness by Digital Media TA Allam Mella. Allam has been building his event photography and editing skills over the last year, photographing at the Youth events and other shows in PVD. Also congrats to our Mic Madness winners Izy Acevedo (top), Reign (bottom), and Donté Mclain.

Mic Madness 4/24/19

Come to Mic Madness April 24th 5-8pm. If you wanna perform, email micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com!! Dance, music, comedy etc welcome. Check out pics from last Mic Madness, photos by Janay Pina. Congrats to winners Reign, MC, and Marley Mann.

Want to work at AS220 Youth this summer?

Come to the activities fair at PCTA April 6th 10am-1pm. You don’t have to come to be eligible for a job. Job applications open April 6th and are accepted on a rolling basis so you should apply AS EARLY AS YOU CAN! pvdsummerjobs.com AS220 Youth will have an jobs info session Monday 4/8 at 4pm…

Visuals Blog: Desmond and Giacometti

Youth member Desmond Andrews has been looking at the paintings and drawings of Alberto Giacometti, a Swiss artist from the mid-20th century. Desmond’s work is heavily inspired by anime and manga, so mixing in the wild, searching lines of Giacometti’s portraits has made for some really interesting results. –Nick Carter, Visuals Coordinator

Mic Madness X Spring Class Sign Ups

Join us for a special edition Mic Madness with Spring Class Sign Ups. Come see what we’re about, sign up for classes, AND perform and support at Mic Madness. Only 10 competition spots available so sign up by emailing micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com. Class schedules, tours of AS220 Youth, and membership applications will be available. Staff will be…

Winter Showcase

Come see what members have been working on this session! Thursday March 14th 4:30-7pm.

Painting from the Training School

Recently, Youth Visuals Coordinator Nick Carter facilitated a painting workshop at the Rhode Island Training School, the state’s juvenile detention center. Students painted portraits of fallen friends, favorite artists, cosmic abstractions, and emotive appeals for their release. Some of the most talented young artists live out of sight, behind bars. AS220 Youth works to connect…

Mic Madness Coming Soon

The next Mic Madness is Wednesday February 27th 5-8pm hosted by AS220 Youth’s own Alex the Blue!! Competition is open to all RI youth ages 14-21. Musicians, dancers, comedians and more are welcome. IMPORTANT: This month, anyone who wants to enter the competition for $100, $50, $25 prizes must enter ahead of time by sending…