Arts & Entertainment » Choice Events

ART | This is Our Youth


MuCCC is currently hosting a week full of events to celebrate the art created by the youth of Rochester. The series — which presented "Junk," an original play performed by Dream, Visualize, Create about addiction, and an art gallery opening for Mariah Rose and Roman Cobb, two Monroe Community College students, earlier this week — continues with the Kuumba Kids Show and Tell young artists talk (7 p.m. on Wednesday). Also among the remaining events: a performance by Dunwoody Dance (7 p.m. on Thursday); a Latino Youth open mic night featuring poets, musicians, and comics (Friday, 7:30 p.m.); a performance by Breathing Fire poetry slam (Saturday, 7 p.m.); and "A Day Without Black Folks" performed by a youth group from Mentors Inspiring Boys and Girls, followed by a community discussion (Sunday, 2 p.m.).

This is Our Youth will continue through Sunday, July 31, at MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Avenue. Wednesday and Friday's performances are free; Thursday and Saturday's events are $5; and Sunday's admission is $2-$5. 866-811-4111 for tickets;