Articles tagged: workshops

August 4 at 5:30 PM

Hosted by Erika Alexander

Color Farm is launching a national crowdfunding rally called 'KEEP IT COLORFUL.' We've partnered with crowdfunding platform, Seed&Spark, and SVOD company, Black&. The goal of the rally is to get at least 50 digital series pilots, by creators of color, greenlit in 2018. bring the resources for great pitching, campaign building, and audience engagement to creators right where they are through a series of engaging, in-person workshops.

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All Weekend

Dedicated to exhibiting the artwork of youth alongside working artists in order to promote social change. Join CMASJ as they lead attendees in creating activism buttons that raise awareness for a cause in order to push for change. Participants will be encouraged to use their creativity to design and reflect on social issue that they are most passionate about.

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All Weekend

Come try out Virtual Reality at Wakandacon! Explore a number of virtual games and worlds with state-of-the-art VR headsets. More information coming soon!

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Date and Time TBD

Dance Characters prides itself on creating tender, memorable moments with families by providing professionally and/or extensively trained dancers to entertain guests through interactive dance, music, games, and fun. Dance Characters was founded by an inner city youth who had dreams of spreading smiles through the magic of dance. Come meet, dance, and play with them in Wakandacon's Kid's Room!

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August 5 at 10:00 AM

Hosted by Anthony Jones

A live demonstration of an original character design using traditional means, via Paper, Pencil

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August 4 at TBD

Geoffrey will perform an inter generational monologue that covers the current and past socio/political crisis we find ourselves in; based on the trials and tribulations of Huey P Newton. This will be followed by Q&A along with a solution directed discussion.

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August 4 at 11:00 AM

Hosted by Kyla Williams

The Shuri Project by the Henry Williams Love Foundation is a six-week summer technology mentoring program for girls ages 8-12 with the goals of keeping them safe while building self-esteem and increasing their tech aptitude. We will bring our instructors and some of the girls in our program to co-present a workshop and do a live demo of the websites they have built.

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Date and Time TBD

Play cards with your fellow Wakandans of all ages. Hearts, spades, or whatever you like! We've got the cards and tables - you bring a partner or find one here. Note: no gambling allowed. This is just for fun!

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August 4 at 11:00 AM

Hosted by Billy Tuggle

We'll explore Afro-Futurism through poetry and the spark of creative writing. Billy Tuggle is a writer, performance poet, slam champion and HipHop culturalist. He has been published under such imprints as Puddinhead Press/Fractal Edge Press; Write Bloody Publishing; Freezeray Press; and Thoughtcrime Press. His book 'The Way of the B-Boy' is a collection of poems, mediations and a curriculum sketch of and for HipHop culture.

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