The Black Box Flea Market Has a Birthday!

The Black Box Flea Market Has a Birthday!

95 Empire’s famed flea market is having a birthday! Yes!!! This is the big ole’ quincieñera of your favorite place to sell weird goods. It’s…

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AS220's Residency "La Negrita Chronicles" featured in Bluestockings Magazine! Performances Start April 16th at 7 PM!

AS220’s Residency “La Negrita Chronicles” featured in Bluestockings Magazine! Performances Start April 16th at 7 PM!

    Bluestockings Magazine just posted an interview with the creative team behind The Negrita Chronicles, premiering at the AS220 Blackbox April 16th at 7PM…

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Honeypot Performance Troupe from Chicago Presents Free Showing of "Juke Cry Hand Clap"- 4/13 at 6:30 in AS220's Blackbox

Honeypot Performance Troupe from Chicago Presents Free Showing of “Juke Cry Hand Clap”- 4/13 at 6:30 in AS220’s Blackbox

Juke Cry Hand Clap (2014) focuses on house music culture as a conceptual ground to explore social practices developed in Black Chicago during the long 20th…

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Bill Evans and Guests Perform Birthday Dance Concert Fundraiser for AS220's Dance Studio April 12 at 2 PM!

Bill Evans and Guests Perform Birthday Dance Concert Fundraiser for AS220’s Dance Studio April 12 at 2 PM!

INTERNATIONALLY-KNOWN CHOREOGRAPHER AND DANCER BILL EVANS (AND GUESTS) TO PERFORM 75th BIRTHDAY CONCERT AS A BENEFIT CELEBRATION FOR AS220 BLACK BOX THEATRE, 95 Empire Street,…

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Live Arts Venues

Main Stage:
The AS220 Main Stage hosts over ten events a week and is a 200 capacity performance venue and gallery space. The venue contains 4 powered main speakers, three monitors, in house compression and efx, projection / dvd capabilities, and a 6 foot screen. A full inventory can be viewed here.  While the Main Stage hosts a wide array of artistic programming, it primarily is used as a concert venue. It is located at 115 Empire Street.

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Black Box:
The Black Box is an extremely versatile 90 capacity performance theatre. It has a surround sound system, Subwoofer, digital projector with 8′ X 12′  screen, and full theatrical lighting. The space focuses on theatrical and dramatic works and encourages users to customize the space to suit the needs of their production. The Black Box is on the first floor of 95 Empire Street.

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Dance Studio:
The dance studio hosts regular dance, yoga, and fitness classes and is available for rental for rehearsals and private instruction. The Dimensions of the marley floored room are  28′ X 42′ and it is equipped with mirrors, ballet barres, an easy to operate sound system and sunlight!

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Psychic Readings:
Psychic Readings is an intimate and mysterious multi-purpose room. It has a capacity of 45, but also has an “Annex Room” which moonlights as an art gallery. Psychic Readings is run in conjunction with the AS220 Artists in Residence on the third floor of the Empire Street building.

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