Documentary Premier Approaches

Our largest project at the Basement this summer has been shooting and editing a documentary. All of our daily activities and projects have been interspersed with filming, with teens exploring what its like on both sides of the camera. Little pink Flip Cameras float around the teen center capturing spontaneous moments of laughter, singing, shouting, … Continue reading Documentary Premier Approaches


First Calluses

Music is an integral part of afternoons at the Teen Center. I'm endlessly impressed by the musicianship displayed at the Teen Center. We see many accomplished guitarists, pianists, drummers and a few teens are fluid multi-instrumentalists. Some use their time at the Basement to learn new songs or techniques, either by teaching one another and jamming … Continue reading First Calluses