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Rap It Up Workshop

with Jeffery Boston Weatherford, Artist in Residence

2024-06-24 14:00:00 2024-06-24 15:45:00 America/Chicago Rap It Up Workshop Write and record your Hip Hop creations. Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Monday, June 24
2:00pm - 3:45pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-24 14:00:00 2024-06-24 15:45:00 America/Chicago Rap It Up Workshop Write and record your Hip Hop creations. Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Write and record your Hip Hop creations.

Learn the technology of making beats and rhymes and the history of Hip Hop. Each day, learn the skills needed to produce tracks – like writing and revising, recording, and editing – from our Artist-in-Residence, Jeffery Boston Weatherford.

 

Workshop Outline

Unit 1 – The Roots of Rap and the Pillars of Hip Hop

Unit 2 – Rhyme, Wordplay, and Verseperfect

Unit 3 – Beats, Mikes, Mixers, Midi Boards, & Audacity

Unit 4 – Tips on Performance and Recording Your Rap

 

This program is designed for students ages ten and up. Space is limited, and registration is required. Participants are expected to attend all four days of the workshop time selected at registration. Call (225) 473-8052 to reserve your spot.

 

A performance poet and fine artist, Jeffery Boston Weatherford has lectured, performed, and led art and writing workshops in the US, West Africa, and the Middle East. He illustrated the award-winning book You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airman, Call Me Miss Hamilton: One Woman's Case for Equality and Respect, and most recently, Kin: Rooted in Hope. He was also a Romare Bearden scholar at Howard University, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree.

AGE GROUP: | Teens (ages 12-18) |

EVENT TYPE: | Music, Film & Culture | Authors & Performers |

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Study Commons at the Wag Center

Phone: (225) 257-1307

Hours

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We're open 8:30AM to 5:30PM

We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth

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Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Gonzales - Magazine Area

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dutchtown

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Gonzales

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dutchtown - Children's Area

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Gonzales

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Dutchtown - Activity Room

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Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gonzales - Meeting Room 3

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Dutchtown

Fri, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Galvez

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 11:45am
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

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Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:45am
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

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Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gonzales - Meeting Room 3

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dutchtown - Meeting Room AB

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Donaldsonville

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:45am
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:45am
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gonzales - Magazine Area

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Thu, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dutchtown - Meeting Room AB

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Gonzales

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dutchtown - Children's Area

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Fri, Jun 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile / Pop-up Library

Sat, Jun 29, All day
Virtual

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Donaldsonville

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Dutchtown

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Galvez

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Donaldsonville

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Dutchtown

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Galvez

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Donaldsonville

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Galvez

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Dutchtown

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Donaldsonville

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
Dutchtown - Meeting Room AB

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Tue, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gonzales - Meeting Room 3

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gonzales

Tue, Jul 09, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Donaldsonville

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Donaldsonville

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Gonzales - Magazine Area

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Donaldsonville

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Gonzales - Activity Room

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Galvez - Activity Room

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dutchtown

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Galvez

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Gonzales

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dutchtown - Children's Area

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Gonzales - Meeting Room 3

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dutchtown

Sat, Jul 13, All day
Virtual

Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Donaldsonville

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Dutchtown

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Galvez

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Gonzales

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Study Commons at the Wag Center

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Gonzales - Magazine Area

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dutchtown - Children's Area

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Tue, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gonzales - Meeting Room 3

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Galvez - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gonzales

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Donaldsonville

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Galvez - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Gonzales - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dutchtown - Activity Room

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Galvez - Activity Room