Teens D.C.

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Teen Tuesdays: May

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 4:00 pm

Virtual workshops by teens, for teens happen every Tuesday. Enjoy peer-to-peer learning opportunities over YouTube livestreams or Webex sessions. This month's schedule:    May 4 PM - Teen Safe Space (WebEx) Sign up here.  May 11 4PM - Teen Talk (YouTube)
May Teen Tuesdays. A teen boy in an orange tshirt looks out over a balcony

Teen Tuesdays: May

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 4:00 pm

Virtual workshops by teens, for teens happen every Tuesday. Enjoy peer-to-peer learning opportunities over YouTube livestreams or Webex sessions. This month's schedule:    May 4 PM - Teen Safe Space (WebEx) Sign up here.  May 11 4PM - Teen Talk (YouTube)
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2nd Annual Marion Barry, Jr. Youth Oratorical Contest

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Marion Barry Youth Oratorical Contest Committee invites submissions for the 2019 student essay/oratorical contest. All applicants are encouraged to submit an 800 words or less essay in response to the topic, “The Migration Journey of Marion Barry, Jr.  
May Teen Tuesdays. A teen boy in an orange tshirt looks out over a balcony

Teen Tuesdays: May

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 4:00 pm

Virtual workshops by teens, for teens happen every Tuesday. Enjoy peer-to-peer learning opportunities over YouTube livestreams or Webex sessions. This month's schedule:    May 4 PM - Teen Safe Space (WebEx) Sign up here.  May 11 4PM - Teen Talk (YouTube)
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Teen Open Mic: Know Your Power Kickoff with Writopia

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 4:00 pm

We're kicking off the 2021 Know Your Power civic engagements art contest with an open mic on the Library's YouTube channel. Sign up here to read a short poem or short story related to a cause you are passionate about. And don't forget to submit to the contest by Tuesday, Aug.
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Counting Bars: Making Rap Music Pt. 1 with Words, Beats & Life

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to create your own rap music. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).
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Know Your Power with Writopia Lab: Creative Writing For Teens

Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 4:30 pm

Sign up for a creative writing workshop for young people between the ages of 13 - 19 provided by Writopia Lab. In these hour-long workshops held over WebEx, published authors, poets and playwrights will guide youth in authoring their own work of creative writing based on a social issue that they are passionate about. All workshops are multi-genre (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and plays may be explored).
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Know Your Power: Counting Bars: Making Rap Music with Words, Beats, & Life Pt 2

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to create your own rap music. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).
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Searching for the Perfect Beat: Trap Beat Production Pt 1 with Words, Beats & Life

Thursday, June 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to create the perfect trap beat using free sound production programs. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).
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Searching for the Perfect Beat: Trap Beat Production Pt 2 with Words, Beats & Life Pt 2

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to create the perfect trap beat using free sound production programs. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).

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