Big Scythe, Sydesho & The Main Attraktion, and Project 401: hosted by Medusah Black Mercy @ AS220
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 18 @ 12:00 am
It’s been long awaited!!
Big Scythe’s 2nd full length album is here!!!
REFLECTIONS OF MAN!!!Featuring his band S.O.L. Soldiers of LifeCome party and have a good time with them as they celebrate this momentous occasion!!

Where: AS220
115 Empire St
Providence RI

Hosted by the one and only Medusah Black Mercy!!!!!

With Special Guest:

Sydesho & The Main Attraktion
Project 401

Dj Cruz on the 1′s and 2′s spinning classic old school Bronx Hip Hop!!

Free Food from 8-10pm catered by Happy Spoon Home Cooking!!!!


with $100 CYPHER CHAMPION!!!!

Only $6 at the door!

We encourage you to bring your kids!!!!



A staged reading of “Identity Crisis” by Peter Snoad @ Empire Black Box
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A staged reading of Identity Crisis by Peter Snoad, 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 / 12:00pm
the Black Box Theatre @ 95 Empire Street
Alexander Platt
Amos Hamrick
Clara Weishahn
Melissa Penick
with stage directions read by Patricia Leigh Waldron-Taylor 
Traditional Irish Music Session @ AS220 Bar & FOO(D)
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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!

Counter-Productions Presents: PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE @ Empire Black Box
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Counter-Productions Theatre Company Presents


Written by Steve Martin

Directed by Rufus Qristofer Teixeira

April 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30pm

April 13 at 2:00pm

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE is an exploration of ideas about life, love, and sex in the 20th

century, as viewed through the respective lenses of art and science.

Set in a Parisian bar in 1904, the play imagines a comical encounter between Pablo Picasso

and Albert Einstein, both of whom are in their early twenties and fully aware of their amazing


The play will be produced at AS220’s 95 Empire Black Box Theatre, at 95 Empire Street,

Providence, RI.

Admission is $20

Jake McKelvie & The Countertops, Player 2, Dry Bones, and Super Drum Boy @ AS220
Apr 19 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 20 @ 1:00 am




Jake McKelvie & the Countertops
pretty good songs from Keene, NH

Player 2
pretty good songs from Providence

Dry Bones 
pretty good songs from Providence

Super Drum Boy 
pretty good songs from Portland, ME

Core Workout with Daniel Shea @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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.

“Ritual y Resurrecion” (Ritual & Resurection) @ Empire Black Box
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


An open twilight of micro-performances meant for documentation. Curious? Delicious.

6PM // Admission: $3


Rawsome, Night Slice, Nuda Veritas, and The Trance @ AS220
Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 1:00 am

RAWsome‘s rock duo took off in Vermont in a hazey cupola with a view of Mount Mansfield, the Winooski River, and the ever increasing puns of life that most folks look over. They took it in and pumped out genre piercing views on life from the most raw viewpoint possible. Now relocated in southern New England, you can watch ‘em strip it down and build you up. Acuminous guitar player + polka dot lyricist + drummer of the day. Show up limber and leave with a stiffy.

Night Slice is vocalist/keybordist, Bridie Johnson, and Tom Wolejko on the bass and drum machine. Original pop/rock/punk with a retro/electric edge. Fun poppy songs about mythical creatures, science, space, nature, fierce woman and love

Nuda Veritas is an avant-garde solo looping artist. Since 2006, her eclectic songwriting has explored the juxtaposition of tension and release through unique formulaic looping utilizing lush layers of classically-trained vocals, produced beats, fragmented spoke word tapes, sampling, and digital video collages.


Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 21 @ 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.

RHD Artist Free Open Studio @ AS220
Apr 22 @ 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:


RHD -RI on facebook

Open Life Drawing @ AS220
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

YoBalAtes @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

YoBalAtes with Kristen Minsky // Tuesdays @ 6-7pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes

This one-hour conditioning class is perfect for anyone who is looking to stretch, strengthen, and tone their body. It is a wonderful compliment to other dance and fitness routines, but is also fantastic on its own if pursued regularly. YoBalAtes combines elements of ballet and pilates into a yoga-based series that is a full-body workout, with special attention to the core, legs, and derriere.  Open to all levels.


The Entertainer: Theatrical Dance @ 3rd Floor Dance Studio
Apr 22 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
The Entertainer: Theatrical Dance with Kristen Minsky // Tuesdays @ 7:15-8:15pm // $13 per class; $60 for 6 classes.

Beginner to intermediate dance class for the entertainer in us all. Enjoy a toning warm-up incorporating ballet, yoga, isolations, etc. before diving into a weekly combination reflective of anything from early Broadway performance and movie musicals to Motown and ladies of the 80s. Whether you perform for an audience or your mirror, this will be an energizing way to spend your Tuesday evening in motion.

Decide Today, Divtech, Bass Terror Krew, and Dave Public @ AS220
Apr 22 @ 9:30 pm – Apr 23 @ 1:00 am
Decide Today -
DIY electronic anarcho hardcoreRobert I’mhuman (ex-Realicide) vox, electronix, art
Ving (ex-Born As Ghosts) vox, electronix, art
+ collaboration with various friends
Divtech -
Dave Public
Vinyasa Yoga with Julie Shore @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 23 @ 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. 

Artist Talk with Meredith Stern and The Paper Dolls Project @ AS220 Project Space
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Growing Peace Down By The River

Artist Talk with Meredith Stern and the Paper Doll Project featuring Jiyoung Chung, Jacqueline Frole, Holly Gaboriault, and Francoise McAree on Wednesday April 23rd at the AS220 Project Space. The artists will be talking bout their current exhibitions currently on view through April 26th. The talk is free and open to the public.




Beginner Modern Dance @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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.  OpenModern5

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.

Intro to the Darkroom @ Paul Krot Community Darkroom
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Wednesdays, April 23, 30, 7-10pm

Introduction to the 3D Printer @ AS220 Labs
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Date| Wednesday, April 23

Register online:

Workshop Description

3D printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital model. It is accessible to all types of people, even those with a minimal understanding of electronics, hardware, or 3D design. This workshop is for anyone interested to learning a new D.I.Y. skill, and an exciting new technology. This technology allows you to prototype any design, and turn it into a real physical product.

Students of this workshop will:

  • learn the concept of 3D printing and rapid 3D prototyping.
  • learn the software and hardware involved.
  • learn how to properly prep files for the machine.
  • learn basic machine operations and functionality.
  • be trained and certified to use the machine independently as a member of AS220 Industries.
InstructorMatt Stultz

The If, Llama Sanchez, Lesionread, and Kristachuwan @ AS220
Apr 23 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 24 @ 1:00 am



Llama Sanchez: ”Llama Sanchez embodies the true spirit of indy rock with their eerie yet catchy poppy tunes reminiscent of young Modest Mouse meets Dave Grohl (Nirvana era).”
-Jay Palamari

“The Imagery evoked by Llama Sanchez’s “This Is The Ceiling” is something akin to the dreams of a five year-old of above average intelligence who has recently overcome a voracious bout of depression.”
-Samuel Bonney

Trio Originating from The Providence area, RI.





weed fat creeps mother tongue cool world
Apr 23 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Fat Creeps (BOSTON)
Mother Tongue ( PVD )
Cool World
6 DOllars
RHD Artist Free Open Studio @ AS220
Apr 24 @ 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:


RHD -RI on facebook

AS220 Youth Studio FASHION SHOW @ AS220
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Vira Yoga @ 95 Empire Dance Studio
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Vira Yoga with Joel Blum // Thursdays @ 6-7:15pm // $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!

Dari’on Lance, CAS, Plan B, and tba @ AS220
Apr 24 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 25 @ 1:00 am