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.
Dates: Wednesdays, July 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20; 6-10pm
Instructors: Jacque Bidon, Lara Henderson
Colorful ‘zines, single-page artists’ books, posters, and flyers can all be created in large quantities using the Printshop’s Offset Press. The first class will be spent in the Media Arts Lab using the Adobe Creative Suite to turn your ideas into formatted files ready for the press.
Five weeks will be spent on press with Jacque Bidon, where you will learn how to run the ABDick 9850 Offset Press – a commercial press capable of creating hundreds of prints in a matter of minutes. Finishing processes will be covered including folding using our pneumatic machine, using our saddle stitch stapler, and trimming on the guillotine.
Register here - http://shop.as220.org/products/intro-to-offset
Beginner Modern Dance with Stephanie Turner // Wednesdays @ 6:30-8pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes
Class begins with a warm-up that incorporates yoga and breathwork with gentle movements of the spine. A series of short phrases will then be explored, where students are encouraged to play and experiment with how his/her individual body prefers to move through the demonstrated movements. The phrases include elements like directional changes, movement through space, spirals, rotation, lines, momentum, energy and floorwork. Each phrase that is developed will lead to a rich and colorful dance toward the end of class.
Stephanie Turner is a choreographer, teacher and performer based in Providence, RI. She earned a BFA in Dance Performance at Rhode Island College in 2010. Stephanie has performed for several independent choreographers including Olase Freeman, Katie McNamara, Melody Ruffin Ward and Betsy Miller. She is the co- founder of The Movement Exchange in Pawtucket, RI. Stephanie has been teaching at AS220 since 2012 and has taught workshops at several universities and schools around New England.
Erik Carlson, Erica Carpenter + Erik Gould
An evening of image, text and sound, unfolding over the course of the evening, starting at dusk.
Erica Carpenter and Erik Carlson will be experimenting with the overlap of text, image and sound in several ongoing pieces that they are creating for a permanent installation at the Chapel Hill, NC Public Library, using content from the library’s collections. These pieces examine the way we bind, unbind and combine information, taking Shelley’s “Prometheus Unbound” as a cue.
Erik Gould and Erik Carlson will be presenting a version of their on-going collaboration in live video and sound, this time exploring our changing relationships with nature.
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
Learn the process and production involved with audio technology for various media and musical applications. In the workshop, we will explore the recording process in the audio lab at AS220, which is available for public use upon completion of this workshop. Participants in this workshop will complete a basic audio project and present it at the end of the final session.
This workshop is for musicians, audio enthusiast, media artists, and anyone looking to acquire the necessary skills for making audio creations. This course balances theoretical concepts with practical techniques to help you approach your future projects.
Come enjoy a night full of local singer/songwriters at AS220, hosted by Luc Mailloux. Grab some food, a drink, and listen to folks share their stories onstage, with diverse influences across many genres.
$6 at the door (almost all of it goes to the artists! Support local art!)
To check out some of the artists’ music beforehand…
Janey Doe - http://
Becca Neveu - https://soundcloud.com/
Chris Reddy - http://
Luc Mailloux - https://
Hope to see you there!
For the other singer/songwriter friends/connections of mine, there will be another one of these things done in the fall!
Saturdays, Augst 23, 30; 10am-2pm
This course provides a two week introduction to silkscreen printing. Screenprinting is a versatile process that can be used to transfer graphic images to paper, wood, and fabric. It is ideal for making t-shirts, posters, coasters, greeting cards/stationery, and more. Bring an idea and something you want to print on and we’ll show you how it’s done.
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to screen printing in two sessions. (This class is also offered as a one-day intensive.) Participants will design, print, and exchange a two-color print with a maximum dimension of 8″ x 10″. The first class will be dedicated to designing and creating stencils by hand or with the laser copier. Participants spend the second class learning proper printing techniques and registration, and troubleshooting. The workshop will end with a print exchange.
Register here – http://shop.as220.org/products/intro-to-silkscreen
Dates | Saturdays, August 16, 23, 12-3pm
Come equipped with your DSLR camera and get set to learn it like the back of your hand! After this class you’ll feel confident using your DSLR, and finally get the pictures you desire. Complete with a weather permitting photo walk around downtown Providence! Instructor: Bryant Moscote
Register Online: http://shop.as220.org/products/intro-dslr
Hosted by Jimmy and Hannah Devine with Mark Roberts, Andrea Cooper, Teddi Scobi and Friends!
Every Saturday (except for the first Saturday of the month) from 4-7pm at the bar at AS220!
No cover charge!
A full menu of food and beverage will be available, so come in for a pint or make this your regular spot for dinner while enjoying some of the best traditional Irish music around!
The Quintet will perform original jazz compositions, reflecting the players’ diverse backgrounds. Their music has been described as powerful, elegant, and raw.
These musicians are all about listening to and accepting each other’s ideas, always striving to enhance their artistic expression. They look forward to exploring this and other contemporary approaches to jazz with their audience.
The band members began working together in Providence or in the University of Rhode Island’s jazz program. Their individual talents have also been appreciated elsewhere, such as New Orleans, New York City, Normandy, France and Kingston, Jamaica.
Core Workout with Daniel Shea // Sundays @9-10am //only $5!
A gentle workout that uses floor barre, dance and training techniques to improve core strength, balance and flexibility. Bring a hand towel; dance shoes or bare feet. Open to everyone- no dance experience required.
Daniel Shea is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, a dance and fitness instructor. Since training and fitness are his business (www.shea-training.com) he is passionate about form & discipline…but it has to be enjoyable and fun. Daniel has been dancing and teaching for over 30 years. He has studied dance at the – Joy of Movement Center (Boston), Pacific Ballet (San Francisco), Joe Tremaine Dance Center (Los Angeles), Stanley Holden School of Ballet (Los Angeles), Debbie Reynolds Studios (Los Angeles), MJDC Dance Studio (Rhode Island).
Learn how to build your own guitar pedal, specifically an Ibanez Tubescreamer clone! Students will learn soldering basics, a brief introduction to electronics and a discussion on audio circuits and modifications to the circuit. Sign up here.
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to screen printing as participants design, print, and exchange a multiple color print with a maximum dimension of 8″x10″. The morning will be dedicated to creating hand drawn stencils focusing on the design of a multiple color print. Participants spend the afternoon learning proper printing techniques, troubleshooting, and tips for registration. The workshop will end with a print exchange.
Register here – http://shop.as220.org/products/silkscreen-intensive
Beginner Ballet with Stephanie Albanese // Sundays @ 10:30-11:30am // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes
If you’ve always wanted to try ballet, this class is for you. In this fundamentals-based class, students develop basic ballet vocabulary, strength and coordination. Stephanie’s deep knowledge of her craft combines with a warm, good-humored manner to create a comfortable yet challenging learning environment. This is the perfect class for people who have little or no ballet experience.
Stephanie Albanese is a graduate of The School of American Ballet where she studied with teachers Alexandra Danilova, Helen Dudin, Suki Shorer and Stanley Williams. She danced in a repertory company created by former New York City Ballet member Wilhelmina Frankurt. Stephanie has also danced with choreographers Matthew Brokoff, Marcus Galante, Mary Miller and Felice Lesser and also worked in Cabaret, performing at The Lido in Paris and Jubliee in Las Vegas.