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Teen Creative Apprentices

Village Industries is designed to engage teens in three areas of activity: 1) advanced level arts courses; 2) entrepreneurial workshops focused on financial management, small-business planning, marketing, ethics in social media, teamwork, productivity and college readiness and; 3) real world, paying projects, executed by youth from client brief to final delivery under the guidance of teaching artists and Village staff. By presenting students with opportunities to apply their skills…

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reVamp: Fashion Design

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One Shot: Photography

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Program Overview

The Village’s award winning after-school arts program hosts 400 youth per year, ages 9-19.
Updated info and galleries coming February 2014.

Check out a video of the program

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Clay Arts

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Project: An Avian Allegory

The Village has commissioned illustrator/author K-Fai Steele to pen ‘An Avian Allegory,’ a children’s book on the adventures of Lily Yeh, Big Man and Jo Jo building The Village with neighborhood children, through the characters of whimsical winged creatures.

+ visit project blog

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What Is CRED?

CRED is an arts and culture magazine that supports Philly’s young artists, designers, journalists, activists and entrepreneurs by providing them with opportunities to contribute and curate published content as well as advertise their business and services.

Take a look at excerpts of CRED

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How / When To Submit

CRED: Issue Six is now open for submissions.

Submit Now

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Pick up your copy of CRED Magazine at one of the many coffee shops, schools or businesses across the Philadelphia region. Be sure to stayed tuned over the next few weeks for an updated list. As of November 4th, CRED is available at the following locations…

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Fashion Design

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Photography

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Hip Hop Dance

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Reel Voices: Filmmaking

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Everything You Need

Click links below to download materials:
Advertising Kit
CRED Info Brochure
Submit Here

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Johne Jones

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Jaquan Fields

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Sherrieff McCrae

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What’s The Buzz?

“CRED, which is quickly staking a claim as Philly’s first premiere arts and cultural magazine edited by and for young people, is seriously legit.”
- Philadelphia Weekly, 3.14.12

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Workshop: Oppenheim Project

This workshop served as a weeklong dedication to the life and works of pioneering artist Dennis Oppenheim in partnership with the Slought Foundation, The Public Workshop, and the Dennis Oppenheim Estate. “Device to Root out Evil,” created in 1997 by Oppenheim served as the catalyst for…

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Event: Can Control

Through sponsored Red Bull event “Red Bull Can Control,” Village teens collaborated with Philly’s top graffiti artists to create large-scale graphic art. Special thanks to Marangeli Mejia Rabell, Ya-Ya and Jeanette of Red Bull and the artists.

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Film: The Beirut Boys

In this 2008 documentary, Village teaching artist and filmmaker El Sawyer gives voice to three young men living in North Philly, self-named, “The Beirut Boys.”In collaboration with producer and filmmaker Eugene Martin, Sawyer captures the young men’s exuberance and trepidation as they approach manhood and make decisions that will influence their individual and collective…

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Event: Evoking Spirits

Organized by curators Joyce Scott, Linda Goss and Homer Jackson, the outdoor exhibit titled, “Evoking Spirit, Embracing Memory” honored 12 local artists and activists including Gene McFadden and Tammi Terrell, honored for their rise to greatness from humble beginnings; dancer Arthur Hall, honored as father of Philadelphia’s black arts movement; and activists Elner Dawkins and James “Big Man” Maxton. In the Village’s revitalized…

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Asil Lawrence

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Film: Renaissance on Sacred Ground

Renaissance on Sacred Ground is a documentary about the healing power of African cultural art forms, including music and dance, to transform the lives of everyday people. It tells the story of Ile Ife, the House of Love, an African cultural center located on Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia and created by famed dancer choreographer, Arthur Hall…

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Stop Motion Animation

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Graphic Design

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African Dance

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Mixed Media

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