ALL PROCEEDS GO TO BUILDING OUT OUR BRONX ARTS, TECH & CULTURAL EVENTS & YOUTH SHOWCASES & IS A PART OF THE "LEVEL UP MEDIA ARTS: L.U.M.A. PROGRAM AT THE ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME!
Specifically: Stipands for teen performers, Healthy snacks for all participants, & a decent Sound System for this & future Level Up Media Arts youth events. (we will accept a donated soundsystem! & any tech, those are tax deductable donations...)
Movable Game Jam + Hacker Play Spaze
at Andrew Freedman Home
November 22, 2014
(activities 12-4pm & Concert / performances 5-9pm)
#HACKPLAYBX #HIPHOPED #SCIENCEGENIUS
Soh Nup Ink, Iridescent, Carnegie Hall, Building Beats / World Up, & The Andrew Freedman Home have come together to host a “Movable Game Jam” and “Hacker Play Spaze!” event for youth at the Landmark Mansion Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The event will host 50-60 teen boys and girls and is designed to introduce teens to the concept of using digital tools to creatively “hack” or customize, games, images and sounds. The event begins at 12pm and ends with an all ages Youth Concert ending at 9pm.
For the 1st time ever, aptly titled, “GIT LIT”, is an “intelligent” youth-based rap concert, beginning at 6pm which will feature 14yr old phenom rapper Ceddy Jay http://iamceddyjay.com , the former & present Science Genius Rap B.A.T.T.L.E.S. (Bringing Attention to Transforming, Teaching and Learning Science) Champions, Jalib & Victoria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A625NoL9Pps http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news.htm?articleID=9415 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuBid-msKf4, Bonafied Science Rapper, Coma Niddy https://www.youtube.com/user/comaniddy who just left working at the NY Hall of Science to persue his craft full time & is sponsored by PBS | Digital Studios on his youtube channel, “Science Raps & Beyond”, Bronx underground MC Mike Larry Draw, participants from the Level Up Media Arts Project “the LUMA ALLSTARZ” & surprize guest performers such as Indio from the legendary dance company Dynamic Rockers.
Representatives from several youth-serving and community-based organizations in the New York City area will also join this event to give presentations and host activities for the attendees. Lead organizers for the event are Aaron Lazansky-Olivas, aka DJ Spazecraft One, Interactive Music Director for music tech org World Up; Kevin Miklasz, Director of Ideation at Iridescent, a science education nonprofit; and Calena Jamieson, Community Outreach Lead for the New York City chapter of Black Girls CODE.