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Warehouse 508 by NMX Sports


508 1st Street NW,
Albuquerque, NM 87102

505.296.2738
info@Warehouse508.org

Established in 2009 as Warehouse 508, Albuquerque's Downtown Youth Art and Entertainment Center allows for youth immersion in the Creative Arts. Warehouse 508 is a venue for creativity, a lab, an incubator of possibilities, and a safe, structured environment where young people have the opportunity to explore the world through the arts. Warehouse 508 is operated by New Mexico Xtreme Sports Association (NMX); together we provide urban arts and extreme sports programs for young people ages 11-20. Our mission is to offer youth a safe space for creative expression. We work for that moment when a young person is inspired by his or her personal potential.

Looking for inspiration? Please stop by for a tour of our facility.
Walk-ins welcome.

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Warehouse 508 by NMX Sports

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Warehouse 508 Programs
Fall 2017:
September 26 - November 10


Warehouse 508 offers visual and performing arts classes for young people ages 11-20.


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YCC

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YOUTH CREATIVE CREW (YCC)

The YCC is a collective of artists, xtreme athletes, and community arts advocates who are the youth governing body of NMX Sports and Warehouse 508, providing a youth perspective on programming, events and community outreach.

The YCC meets weekly and is open to young people ages 14-20. Join us any Wednesday at 6pm in the MacShack.

WEDNESDAYS 6-7:30PM FREE





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DJ 101 : FLO FADER

Local DJ extraordinaire will take students on a musical journey through the history and art of DJing. Students will learn crucial lessons on how to hook up and operate basic DJ equipment from past and present. Learn and perform turntable maneuvers, DJ routines, important crowd response techniques, and preparation for club gigs.

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DJ 101



SCREEN PRINTING

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SCREEN PRINTING : JAMES BLACK

Learn the fundamentals of silkscreen from screen prep to final print, how to properly use screen printing equipment and tools, and basic tips and tricks to print whatever your heart desires. Class begins with a hands-on screen printing process demonstration. Participants will create their own original stencils, then film positives. Students will learn how to expose screens and practice pulling prints with the instructor's guidance. ***Digital Arts experience required!

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MURAL ARTS: Melvin Mayes

The Mural Arts class will introduce students to new styles of urban art and aerosol art. From stencils to hand-styles, you can practice every week on our mural wall and help create the next new mural at 508. Advanced muralists will move on to participate in community projects.

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MURAL ART PROGRAM


Rockstar: Marcus Scott

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ROCKSTAR: Marcus Scott

Are you ready to get a chance to get your band or music project to the next level? Rockstar helps students develop their songwriting skills, recording performances, and stage performances. Students will be ready for any gig thrown at them! Open to all genres and music styles.

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The Art of Rhyme: Wake Self

Say What?!? Don't miss this opportunity to advance artistically as a rapper/MC! Freestyle rhyme exercises will develop and sharpen your individual style. Song and rhyme writing techniques will be shared, and students will have the opportunity to learn and try various styles of rhyming/writing.

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The Art of Rhyme: Wake Self


508 Fashion: Teresa Romero

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508 Fashion: Teresa Romero

Come be part of Warehouse 508's growing group of fashion designers and learn the basics of design from Teresa Romero of Designer's Lounge. Illustrate and create your designs at Warehouse 508! teresaromero.com

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Video Production: Joel Brandon

n this day and age visual storytelling is one of the best mediums for communicating ideas and information. Whether it's a short film, promo video, or music video, this class will teach students the basic methods of producing beautiful high quality video.

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Music Video Production



508 Records

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508 Records: Isaiah Watts & Wake Self

Are you serious about wanting to make an album, set up your marketing strategy, and launch your career out into the world? If so, this is the class for you! Collaborate with other young artists, musicians, and wordsmiths in our 508 studio! Learn about drum programming, sequencing, midi, recording audio, mixing, and more using Logic X. Record your original songs, make an EP or album, market your act, and set up for a professional music career. All genres.

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Art of the Shot:
Minh Quan

Bring your ideas to life! New and seasoned photographers will experience the power of storyboarding and the creative process that happens before the shot.

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Art of the Shot


Mouth Peace

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Mouth Peace:
Ebony Isis Booth

A multi-genre workshop geared toward the enhancement of public speaking, performance, and vocal projection for young women. This course is designed to support participants as they develop skills to command audiences and be heard in spaces where feminine voices are typified and suppressed. Find your center, ground your energy, speak your truth, BE HEARD!

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Hip Hop for the Heart: BGirl Bekah

Push beyond your comfort zones in this introductory hip hop dance class! Learn basic hip hop freestyle dance techniques and explore your unique flavor! Class will consist of repetitious drills to teach rhythm and synchronization while getting you comfortable in your body and on the dance floor!

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Hip hop for the Heart


Skate at 508

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Learn to Skate: Benz Shelton

Let's shred! Get comfortable on the board with same basic skate tips. Practice your ollies, flip tricks, grinds and manuals in our street style skate park.




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Circus Arts: Gina Shorten & Ben Rubin

Let's join the circus! Use stilts as an instrument to gain balance, trust and confidence. Learn acro basics as a solo performer and partner. Lessons will include object manipulation using juggling balls and clubs, poi spinning.

Circus Arts


Stock Market Hustle

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Stock Market Hustle: Sharif Hasan

Gain an understanding of stocks and how the market works. Develop a watchlist and create an individual investment plan.



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Adulting at 508!

You asked and we're gonna deliver. Workshops for adults!
Call it what you want. Passionate Prints. Tee shirts for Togetherness.
Aerosol is for Lovers. Mixology. Audio Eargasms. Mom & Pops on the 1's & 2's.
Join our amazing instructors for an evening and learn the basics of
tee shirt printing, spray painting and mixing! We'll have chocolate in the Macshack and you're guaranteed a tee shirt to take home.

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Adulting @508!


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Scholarship Information

Warehouse 508 is pleased to offer financial assistance to students! We want to make sure that money is not a barrier to participating in our awesome programs so we use the barter system. If you need a scholarship, please register for the class you are interested in and complete the following requirements:

• ATTEND YOUTH CREATIVE CREW MEETINGS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 6PM
• BARTER! Do some volunteer work or use your skills to helps us out!
• SUBMIT A WRITTEN REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE
• FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS:

Send an email to info@warehouse508.org with the following information: Introduce yourself and type approximately 200 words about why you want to participate in this particular program and how it will benefit you. Why should you be considered for a scholarship? Include name, age, contact info and parent or guardian name and contact info. Tell us what class(es) you are registered for Indicate whether you will need a partial or full scholarship or how much you are able to contribute towards your tuition. Make sure you put "Scholarship" in the subject line of your email. Each applicant may only receive a scholarship for one class per semester Submission Deadline for Fall:
September 30

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Venue


Warehouse 508 is Albuquerque's Youth Art and Entertainment Center.

Our 23,000 square foot facility features a computer lab, screen print shop, art gallery, recording studio, concert venue and street style skate park.

Call for a tour or drop in during regular business hours.
Tuesday - Friday 12-8pm & Saturday 12-6pm
505-296-2738

Venue Rental : Club & Warehouse
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Venue Rental : Club & Warehouse

Club: Capacity 270, Staging 16' BY 16'
Warehouse: Capacity 600, Staging: 12' by 20'
Additional staging available.

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T-Shirt Screen Printing Press

Warehouse 508's one of a kind screen printing workshop features a four station press.

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T-Shirt Sreen Printing Press
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Recording Studio

The 508 Studio features four stations that each include an iMac, Logic, Ableton, midi controllers and access to Presonus StudioLive and multiple mics and instruments.

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MacShack

iMAC Computer Lab featuring video editing and design software including Photoshop, Illustrator and Final Cut.

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MacShack
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Skate Park

Street Style Skate Park
Tuesday-Thursday 3-8pm
Helmets and waivers required
Safe Space for Youth Ages 11-20
Suggested donation! $5 monthly donation or $35 annually

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Contact us

Warehouse 508 by NMX Sports

Phone

505.296.2738

Address

508 1st Street NW,
Albuquerque, NM 87102