Black Out Festival @ Pronk!

The Black Out Festival is an AS220 Youth organized Performance Based Protest in support of defunding the police and divesting funds into anti-racist arts organizations.–In collaboration with Pronk mini Festivals this year, this event will consist if art installations, performances, free food, and community.Meet us at the Haus of Glitter Performance Lab, ( Esek Hopkins…

Mic Madness & Summer Sign Ups

Next Wednesday, AS220 Youth will be having its monthly Mic Madness on the Main Stage from 5-7pm. We’re gonna have ice cream, class sign ups, and a $100 prize for the best youth act. So come through, it’s gonna be dope! Email micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com by Tuesday to reserve your spot in the competition!

Music Blog: Unity, Community, Hip Hop

On Monday May 6, 2019 I was invited to perform at the Hip Hop Chess Club second year anniversary. The Hip Hop Chess Club is an program out of Providence, RI where youth can come every Monday from 6pm-8pm. Youth learns the fundamentals of Chess and how the game personifies life, with the constant need…

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.

Dance Blog: St. Patrick’s Get Lucky Jam

On March 16th 2019 AS220 Youth Dance Apprentices attended their first Jam! A jam is a freestyle Hip Hop dance competition where dancers from all over come to test their skills and pit themselves against each other for bragging rights and to win some cash! Students were encouraged to participate and compete, and most did….

Music Blog: Winter Reflections

This session was a difficult one, but difficulty comes with fun. through it all we learn songwriting fundamentals and learn to master them in conjunction with how to be great performers. how to hold the mic correctly. Give the crowd the right eye contact and to control the crowd all the types of things. What…

Winter Showcase

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

Mic Madness

First Mic Madness of 2019 was a success with dope music and dance acts. Congrats to our winners: Mylo, Sabrina and Chey Town!! Photos by Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz