ALBANY, NY — Albany Barn, Inc. will present “UniverCITY” on Friday, May 4, 2012, at Stage 1, Albany Barn’s headquarters and community art space located at 46-48 North Swan Street. A reception will be held from 5:00pm – 9:00pm in conjunction with the monthly “1st Friday” arts walk in the City of Albany. Refreshments will be served and the 1st Friday Trolley will provide complimentary transportation to and from the venue. The artwork will be on display throughout May. Admission is free.
Albany Barn and the Albany Poets will also present “From the Page to the Stage,” a poetry and spoken word performance by teenagers who participated in a workshop led by Dan Wilcox and Mojavi Wright. The performance will be emceed by Thom Francis. The program was made possible in part through a Community Art$Grant, a program funded by the Arts Center of the Capital Region through the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.