Entrified, Emi and the music studio students from BCAL and Jefferson recently teamed up to visit Dubspot, a space where DJ’s and musicians are able to learn and collaborate. DJ Adriano Clemente led an introduction workshop on Ableton and taught our students how to create their own tracks at home using the software.
Romaro mixing”Vulture” from the upcoming album “The Enlightenment ” from THENLIGHTENMENT
This year at BCAL we are learning, as a community, to celebrate our talents in both the Arts and in academics. We have integrated our various pursuits, exploring the academic application to music, dance and the fine arts. Some of the results have been a mid-year showcase wherein viewers saw videos on the stop and frisk […]
Tutoring is offered to our students every day after school. This year we have teamed up with NYCares volunteers who donate their time to help our students in all academic subjects in addition to SAT prep. Brooklyn College students from the coordinated B.A. – M.D. Program and Service Learners who fulfill their fieldwork hours at […]
The republic of Haiti is a country located in the Caribbean. Haiti is the first led black republic in the world and second in the Americas. Haiti gained it’s independence in 1804 as part of a successful slave revolution. Haiti is the first independent nation of Latin America and in the Caribbean. This year on […]
On Monday, special guest artist Maya Azucena visited Emi and Faith’s classes at Jefferson Campus High School. Emi’s young mc’s got to speak with Maya about the importance of being yourself, no matter how different, strange or uncommon that may be. They discussed what it means to be an independent artist and activist. They also […]
The amazing students and teachers at Thomas Jefferson High School put on a great talent show last month. If you weren’t able to catch the event, check out the photos we snapped below! More video updates to come soon.
Guest Blogger: Irene Gilbert, Service Learner BCAL hosted a unique College Access experience. 40 hearing impaired teens visited BCAL last Saturday had a wonderful time. We augmented the scavenger hunt and showed hip hop videos which incorporated American Sign Language (ASL). … Continue reading →
On March 20, 2012, Bushwick Students traveled to City Hall to have their voices heard and lend their support to passing the NY DREAM ACT. Our students filmed and photographed the press conference under the supervision of our wonderful teaching artist Alejandra Ugarte-Bedwell. BSSJ Student, Olga Sanchez photographed most of the event.
At BCAL we made butterflies to represent the children that were lost in the Holocaust. These butterflies were sent to The Holocaust Museum in Texas where the butterflies will eventually compose a breath-taking exhibition scheduled in the Spring of 2014. … Continue reading →