Join the Foo Fest Comics Consortium Parade!

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014 |

In preparation for the 2014 FooFest, AS220’s awesome annual street wide festival, this years artist-in-residents Julia Gualtieri and Walker Mettling (Providence Comics Consortium officials) are planning some comic fun and invites kids of ALL ages to help get ready!

Face Factory Workshops Hosted by the Providence Comics Consortium

foo-free-workshopAS220 has a giant fake school bus and they are gonna drag race it down Empire Street with all of your favorite Providence Comics Consortium characters at FOO Fest. But they need your help! Come to their free workshops and get involved in the madness that this year’s Foo Fest Artists-in-Residence, Julia Gualtieri and Walker Mettling (Providence Comics Consortium officials) have cooked up. Construct masks, puppets and props for the spectacular parade happening during Foo Fest on August 9th.  Workshops are free, all are welcome, and all materials will be provided. 

Workshop Dates and Times:

  • Saturday, August 2nd, 1-4pm at the AS220 Performance Space
  • Monday, August 4th, 4-8pm at the AS220 Labs
  • Tuesday, August 5th, 4-8pm at the AS220 Labs
  • Wednesday, August 6th, 10am-2pm at the AS220 Labs

Register for Workshops here.

AS220 Performance Space: 115 Empire St.
AS220 Labs: 131 Washington St., entrance in back of building on Lucie WayPrint

Category: art, free / cheap, kidoinfo event, local ri area, made by hand

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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