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DJ Workshops

DJ Workshops Presenter:  Patrick Giguere Dates: March 4th & 12th Times: 1:30 – 4:30pm Location: 227 Putnam Hall Synopsis: Over the past 4 decades DJing has evolved from simply playing records over the airwaves to an internationally recognized art form. From Turntablism (using a turntable as an instrument by manipulating records in a way that creates percussive elements and other sounds not present on the record) to creating mash-ups (i.e. Girl Talk) this practicum will give students the opportunity to learn about the cultural history of DJing while providing a hands-on environment to learn the essential skills of Djing. From set-up and signal flow to scratching and mixing, we will cover and practice all the various types of DJing elements. Some of the equipment and programs used will be Turntables, mixers, CD tables, Kaoss pad,  Traktor, Reason and Ableton Live. Come...

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After Effects Workshop

After Effects Workshop, By: Artist Pascual Sisto The Aesthetic Technologies Lab is pleased to announce a workshop on After Effects CS4 covering topics like Green / Blue Screening, Lighting for Video, Video Effects and Compositing, 3D in After Effects and other complex and useful post-production techniques in Video. Dates: February 25th, Thursday 9:10am – 3pm at the @ Lab. (Putnam Hall 2nd floor) — February 26th, Friday 9:10am – 3pm at the @ Lab (Putnam Hall 2nd floor)...

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Dramatic Production: Concept to Completion

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The Student Organization of Undergraduate Playwrights’ “Trick-or-Treat: A Night of Short Plays” was a huge success, however, it was no simple task. The membership had a study of how a dramatic production is put on, from the initial concept to the actual manifestation of our goal. With the CREATE_space in mind as our performing venue, our creative research began a month before the time in the space. Through brainstorming we hatched the idea of a Halloween themed show and then through workshopping we perfected our pieces. We also researched promotional materials and strategies to get the word out about the show. We used social media as our main platform for this and utilized analytics for the optimum posting time. As time until the show dwindled, the planning got more intense. We started thinking about fundraising, finalizing actors, scripts and completing our...

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