Experience the wonders of sound and vision while listening to a hip DJ, by creating musical scores on the computer, and by taking center stage during an open mic session. Activities are suitable for all ages.
Performance: DJ Brian Engel-Fuentes, 11 am
Do you know how many beats it takes ’til you feel like dancing? Find out when you hear the sensational spinning sounds of local musician/DJ Brian Engel-Fuentes.
Performance: Way Out (in the) Open Mic Session, 1 pm
Jacey Choy, local poet/Loft Youth Program instructor, leads an hourlong performance-poetry workshop that teaches the basics of spoken word, poetry slams, and open mics. Then it’s your turn to read your new poem–by yourself, as a family, or as a pack of friends. Presented in partnership with the Loft Literary Center.
Art-Making for the Whole Family: Inner Sounds, 12 noon-4 pm
Join local artist/teacher Piotr Szyhalski in the Walker on Wheels mobile art lab as he presents Inner Sounds, a computer program designed to turn images into musical scores. Learn how a digital picture of yourself can become a set of sounds.
Art-Making for the Whole Family: Billboard Project, 12 noon-4 pm
Print, paste, and collage with other families as you design a large-scale billboard together.
Garden Tours: Textural Treasures, 12 noon and 2 pm
Discover the variety of textures that can be found in the garden–soft, rough, slick, and bumpy. Where you find them may surprise you! Meet at the Vineland Place steps.