Strengthening Youth Leadership

Transforms Communities
 

JANUARY 2020

Sunday, January 12th
Scene Selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Body’s in Motion Festival
Northampton Center for the Arts
33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA

Saturday, January 18th @ 1:00-4:00
Family and Community Celebration

A wonderful afternoon of music, dance, spoken word, theater and food! 
Performances by First Generation members, family members, friends, and community artists
A POTLUCK EVENT~ Bring a snack, dish or treat to share
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, January 29th @ 9:30 AM 
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

Springfield Renaissance High School
1170 Carew St., Springfield MA
please arrive by 9:00 AM and sign in at the office

Friday, January 31st @ 10:00am
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

United Congregational Church of Holyoke 
300 Appleton St, Holyoke, MA
Tickets $10 suggested donation

A special performance for The Care Center/Public invited 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up

 

FEBRUARY 2020

Friday February 14th Saturday February 15th @ 8:00 PM
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
School of Contemporary Dance and Thought
25 Main St, Northampton MA 4th floor
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up!

 

MARCH 2020

Saturday March 14th @ 8:00 PM
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
School of Contemporary Dance and Thought
25 Main St, Northampton MA 4th floor
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up! 

Saturday March 28th @ 1:00-4:00 PM  performance 1:00- 2:00
First Gen and Ubuntu Family And Community Celebration 
Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School 
400 Jarvis Ave, Holyoke MA 
A wonderful afternoon of music, dance, spoken word, theater and food! 
Performances by Ubuntu and First Gen members, family members, friends, and artists
AN ALL AGES POTLUCK EVENT~ Bring a snack, dish or treat to share
FREE and open to the public

Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and Saturday March 28th 
Corporeal Archive: a Division III Dance Concert by Veronica Israël
Hampshire College @ 8:00 PM
Longsworth Arts Village - Music and Dance Building
893 West St, Amherst MA 

Saturday March 28th
Scene Selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

Scarlet Sock Foundation 2nd Annual Gala 
Gateway City Arts @ 6 PM
92 Race St, Holyoke  MA

 

APRIL 2020

Saturday April 4th @ 8:00 PM 
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
Greenfield High School
21 Barr Avenue, Greenfield MA 01301
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up

Friday April 3rd
Stand Tall, Mi Gente! 
morning performance
Blackbox Theater
Northampton High School
380 Elm St, Northampton, MA
Appropriate for ages 13 and up

 

MAY 2020

Saturday May 9th @ 8:00 PM
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
School of Contemporary Dance and Thought
25 Main St, Northampton MA 4th floor
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up! 

Friday,  May 15th @ 9:00 AM
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

Kiley Middle School
180 Cooley St, Springfield MA
Appropriate for ages 13 and up

Saturday May 23rd 
First Gen and Ubuntu Family and Community Celebration 

Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School 
400 Jarvis Ave, Holyoke MA 
A wonderful afternoon of music, dance, spoken word, theater and food! 
Performances by Ubuntu and First Gen members, family members, friends, and artists
AN ALL AGES POTLUCK EVENT~ Bring a snack, dish or treat to share
FREE and open to the public

Friday, May 29th event begins at 5:00 PM / 6:00 performances
Scene selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

House of Colors Youth Art Event
Jay's Bed & Breakfast
1109 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA

Saturday May 30th @ 8:00 
I-SHEA, with The Gaslight Tinkers and Tony Vacca
A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE PERFORMANCE PROJECT !
Progression Brewery Company 
9 Pearl Street, Northampton MA 

 

JUNE 2020

Saturday, June 13th @ 8:00 PM 
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
School of Contemporary Dance and Thought
25 Main St, Northampton MA 4th floor
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up!

Sunday, June 14th
First Gen Graduation Party and Family Celebration !!!

Performance Project/First Generation Home Base
United Congregational Church of Holyoke
300 Appleton St, Holyoke MA          

 

JULY 2020

TO BE DETERMINED 

 

AUGUST 2020 

Saturday, August 1st
Scene Selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
KO Festival of Performance Cabaret
Amherst, MA

Saturday, August 15th
Scene selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival
Downtown Springfield MA

 

2019

JANUARY 2019 

Saturday, January 12 @7:30
Benefit Concert 2019

The Parlor Room 
32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA

Tickets: (413) 341-3317
Online Tickets: www.signaturesoundspresents.com

Featuring
I-SHEA 
Sana Ndiaye
Samirah Evans 
Avery Sharpe 
Khalif Neville 
Tony Vacca
Jordan Johnson

 

JUNE 2019 

Saturday, June 15th @ 7:00 PM

Premier of First Generation’s new show Stand Tall, Mi Gente! 
Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke MA 
$15 suggested donation for tickets at the door

 

NOVEMBER 2019 

Saturday, November 16th @ 7:30 PM 

Stand Tall Mi Gente! 
Chicopee TV
617 Montgomery St, Chicopee, MA
Very limited seating - call for reservation

Monday, November 18th @ 10:00 AM

Stand Tall, Mi Gente!
Holyoke High School
500 Beech St, Holyoke MA

please arrive by 9:00 AM and sign in at the office 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up!