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Aug
25
Mon
Intro to Letterpress @ AS220 Printshop
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Date: Mondays, August 11, 18, 25; 6-10pm
Instructor: Nate Taylor

This course provides a basic introduction to letterpress. Participants learn to ink the press, adjust pressure, adjust roller height, register and feed a sheet of paper, make an impression and then clean the press. Create and use polymer plates in combination with metal movable type to create your own vision in letterpressed embossment.

Register Herehttp://shop.as220.org/products/intro-to-letterpress

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance with Betsy Miller // Mondays @ 7-8:30pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes

This is a contemporary release technique with a solid base in ballet. Class begins with a full-bodied warm-up designed to activate the core and connect breath with movement while finding anatomically efficient pathways. Structured improvisations and set exercises explore dynamics, weight shifts, and flow to develop a quick mind and a listening body. Class finishes with a vigorous, high-energy dance phrase.  Students will be encouraged to explore, take risks, and develop as versatile technicians. For intermediate and advanced dancers of all ages.
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Aug
26
Tue
RHD Artist Free Open Studio @ AS220
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

RHD Artist Free Open Studio

Tuesdays & Thursdays (except 1st Tuesday of month)

10:30 am – 1:30 am

RHD artists will be hard at work in the AS220 main gallery/performance space. Drop in, have lunch, meet the artists, work on your own art or join in on a collaborative project.  Resources for Human Development Rhode Island (RHD-RI) is a prolific non-profit arts-based studio program that serves adults with a range of disabilities. For more information check out: rhdri.org

 

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Stretch & Strength @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 26 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm

Stretch & Strength with Myah Shein // Tuesdays @ 5:45-6:45pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes

If you would rather hang out on your mat than at the gym, and if plies sound better than squats, make Stretch and Strength part of your routine.  Drawing from Pilates, yoga and dance, this class promises a total body workout toning muscle, building flexibility and even throws in a little cardio.  All fitness and experience levels welcome!  Bring your own mat or use one of ours.

Myah Shein is a dance and theatre artist from Chicago. She has trained in a variety of contemporary dance techniques, as well as maintaining a person practice that includes yoga and Pilates. As a founding artistic ensemble member with Red Tape Theatre, she served as resident choreographer and a performer, and performed in work for independent choreographers around Chicago. Outside of dancing, Myah produced the annual Chicago Fringe Artists Networking Night, served as dramaturg and assistant director for various store front companies, and is a makeup artist who designs for dance and theatre. Myah is the Public Relations and Advertising Manager for Trinity Repertory Company and holds a degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign in International Studies and French and a post-bac degree from the Dance Center of Columbia College in Dance with a focus in Dance Studies.

Open Life Drawing @ AS220
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm

Open Life Drawing – Drop -in
$6
Bring your own drawing materials, we supply seats and model.

Intermediate Ballet @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 26 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm

Intermediate Ballet with Betsy Miller** // Tuesdays @ 7:15-8:45pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes

Classical ballet with an anatomical approach and an emphasis on the joy of movement! This class is designed to build on ballet basics and introduce more advanced movement vocabulary and complex combinations, while approaching the form through a clear understanding of body mechanics. Come discover how to use your body safely and efficiently to create clarity and expression in your dancing.

** Class will be taught by Michael Bolger from 7/1-8/12

 

The Sky Above And Earth Below, Carrion Spring, and Terror Eyes
Aug 26 @ 9:30 pm – Aug 27 @ 1:00 am
U SCO, MONOLITHS, PUBLIC POLICY, and THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOUR TELEVISION SET @ AS220
Aug 26 @ 9:30 pm – Aug 27 @ 1:00 am

U SCO (members of Duck. Little Brother, Duck!)
All the way from PORTLAND, OR / “Jazz-violence”
http://usco.bandcamp.com/

MONOLITHS. (Record Release)
Local experimental hardcore
http://monolithswillkillyou.bandcamp.com/

Public Policy
members of A Troop of Echoes

There Is Nothing Wrong With Your Television Set
self-loathing disorganized chaos
FFO: White Suns, The Body, Jerome’s Dream 

 

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Wokling//Creeping Dose//Tinnitus//Feedback Psychosis @ Psychic Readings
Aug 26 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Creeping Dose (NYC), Wokling, Tinnitus, Feedback Psychosis

Here’s the Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/571160333000951/

Aug
27
Wed
Vinyasa Yoga with Julie Shore @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunchtime Vinyasa Yoga with Julie Shore // Wednesdays @ 12-1pm // only $5 per class! A one-hour beginner Vinyasa yoga that focuses on the foundations of classical Vinyasa flow, emphasizing movement and breath as synchronized experience. Attention to fundamental asana (postures) will prepare students for their flow sequence and is designed to help beginners develop their own practice.

Open Level Modern Dance @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm

Open Level Modern Dance with  Katie McNamara // Wednesdays @ 6:30-8pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes 

This open level class welcomes a wide spectrum of movers who want to explore fundamental physical connections and integrate those within expressive movement. The class begins on the floor in explorations of weight, momentum and range of motion in joints. Moving to a mid-level we will take time to condition the muscles within efficient patterns. In standing we investigate the dynamics of opposition in balance, gesture and weight shift to alas traverse the space across,  under and around.   All are welcome! 

Katie McNamara is a dance artist, a cook, a mother and a teacher. Along with her husband Olase Freeman, she co-directs their company, BaldSoul, within which they strive to find the locus where art and life coexist.  Their most recent work is parenting a beautiful boy, Kayin Effie. Katie spent her preliminary professional years in Philadelphia where she danced with Group Motion, Scrap Performance Group and Leah Stein Dance Company. She was deeply influenced by the city’s diverse artistic community and the raw spontaneity of it‘s stage.  During this time she also co-founded and directed the Bald Mermaids, named “best new modern dance company” by Philadelphia’s City Paper.  Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia’s Painted Bride Art Center, the Carriage House, Galapagos Art Space, the Projekt Theatre (Dresden, Germany) as well as during the Silesian Dance Festival (Bytom, Poland).  Her recent choreographic residencies include Rhode Island College Dance Company, Providence College Dance Company, Roger Williams University and Salve Regina University.  Katie currently teaches Dance Composition at Dean College and has had a fourteen year career as a Pilates teacher-certified through Pilates Method Alliance. She is pursuing a MFA in dance at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Intro to the Darkroom @ AS220 Media Arts
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Artist Danny Floyd working at the Paul Krot Darkroom by Elliot Clapp

Date: Wednesday, August 27, September 3, 7-10pm
Instructor: Sam Thompson

Learn through a hand-on introduction to traditional black and white photo printing at the Paul Krot Darkroom. Students should bring two rolls of exposed film to class to develop. The cost of the workshop includes a material fee of $20 consisting of  film, five sheets of RC paper, and chemistry.

Note: This workshop goes over using the darkroom only. If you would like to learn using 35mm camera, enroll in the Intro to the 35mm workshop the week before this one. You can register here.

Register here: http://shop.as220.org/products/intro-darkroom

Disappear in Light: An evening of experimental sound + video @ Grants Block
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Disappear in Light: An evening of experimental sound + videocurated by Mark & Laura CetiliaLive music: Donna Parker / Mem1 / Laurie Amat
Video screenings: Matt Underwood / Kadet Kuhne / Adam Morosky

no. 3 in AS220′s POP-UP Providence Project at Grant’s Block

Sponsored by the City of Providence Department of Planning & Development and the Providence Redevelopment Agency, and Durkee, Brown, Vivieros, & Werenfels Architects
Twenty-Four Hours, JD Holiday, and Orion Rigel Dommisse @ AS220
Aug 27 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 1:00 am
Aug
28
Thu
RHD Artist Free Open Studio @ AS220
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

RHD Artist Free Open Studio

Tuesdays & Thursdays (except 1st Tuesday of month)

10:30 am – 1:30 am

RHD artists will be hard at work in the AS220 main gallery/performance space. Drop in, have lunch, meet the artists, work on your own art or join in on a collaborative project.  Resources for Human Development Rhode Island (RHD-RI) is a prolific non-profit arts-based studio program that serves adults with a range of disabilities. For more information check out: rhdri.org

 

RHD -RI on facebook

Vira Yoga @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Aug 28 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm
Vira Yoga with Joel Pelkey-Blum // Thursdays @ 6:45-8:00pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes
Vira (Vee’ra) Yoga:
When used as an adjective the Sanskrit word Vira translates as brave. This class bravely & boldly aims towards wholeness & balance, through a flowing series of yoga postures (Vinyasa), and a variety of breathing & meditation techniques. It will emphasize the strengthening of your will and body as equally as promoting your flexibility & learning when to let go and relax. Your first class is FREE!


Jodi Jolt & The Volt, Big Time Kill, Hombres Del Mar, and Llama Sanchez @ AS220
Aug 28 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 1:00 am
Aug
29
Fri
Title:Point’s “Everything of Any Value”, plus Sarah Reiter @ 95 Empire Black Box
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Sarah Reiter returns to Providence, doing a solo performance to welcome…

Title:Point Productions’ newest, original play, Everything of Any Value.

Title:Point presents a new, original work of unimaginable strength and overwhelming cowardice.

Written by Theresa Buchheister (also dir.), Ryan William Downey, Scott Ries, Spencer Campbell, and Catrin Lloyd-Bollard, and developed by Buchheister, Downey, Ries, Campbell, Lloyd-Bollard, E. James Ford, Joey LePage, and Blake Bolan.

Eight figures stopping/starting in the midst of a great transition. Meeting in a triangle square, psychically obeying an avalanche of gymnasts and tightrope walking daredevils. Filling the lives of lives that are full. A single point of obsession. Seven slow deaths.

Title:Point has been making theatre and events in New York since 2006, beginning with a residency with Incubator Arts in the Ontological Theatre in St. Mark’s Church. Since then, we have continued to expand the universe in which all of our projects exist, working in theatres, UHAULs, warehouses, bookstores, bars, and now, in permanent residence in The Silent Barn (www.silentbarn.org), a DIY punk venue/artist workspace/residence in Bushwick.
Since moving into The Silent Barn in 2013, Title:Point has mounted 3 fully produced theatrical runs, 5 Gestating Babies (curated nights of performance), several events/themed parties and installations, and film screenings with hundreds of local and nonlocal artists.

Everything of Any Value began as a toe dip into Futurist texts, and turned into a collaborative writing process, riffing on the structures and themes of the Futurists, and turning into something equally strange, but far less fascist.

Contact Information:
℅ Theresa Buchheister
Address: 216 East 5th Street, #6 NYC, NY 10003
Telephone: 917-520-5912
Email: titlepointproductions@gmail.com
Website for Title:Point: www.titlepoint.org
Website for The Silent Barn: www.silentbarn.org

Tor Johnson presents: The Attending, Ghosts Of Sailors At Sea, Darklands, and TBA @ AS220
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 1:00 am
The Coincidental Hour! @ Psychic Readings
Aug 29 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

http://coincidentalhour.com/

SECRET EPISODE.

Begins right after the Title:Point show downstairs in the Black Box, which begins at 8pm. You should see that too, if you do you get in free to The Coincidental Hour.
With Dave PublicJeremy Joubert, and Ogg Myst ( G Lucas CraneandAlaina Stamatis). Probably Sarah Reiter too.

Psychic Readings.
10pm
$5