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Open Art Lab Presents DJ'ing Workshop With Animus

In this class you will learn the fundamentals of contemporary DJ'ing. We will be holding two 70-minute sessions, during which we will cover: a brief history of DJ'ing, counting music, understanding music (tempo, key, rhythm), interface effects, and, most importantly, how to mix! 
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/// Event Details
EMW Bookstore 
934 Mass. Ave.
Cambridge, MA 
Saturday, February 21st

/// Sessions:
1:00-2:20 PM: Session 1 (8 slots)
2:40-4:00 PM: Session 2 (8 slots)

/// Prerequisites:
None, just a sense of rhythm and an urge to learn!

/// Materials:
Bring your own laptop and come prepared with a free download of Virtual DJ 8. We encourage attendees to bring their own music though Animus is happy to provide music too!
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/// Requested Donation/RSVP:
Donations go to instructor fee and EMW Bookstore programs. 

/// Suggested $5 / Students, Artists, Activists
Suggested $25 / Professional (standard market)
Class limited to 16 people
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/// About the Artist:
Richard "Animus" Lopez is a graphic design student at MASSART and an emerging DJ in Boston . He is traditionally trained DJ since 2008 in the Brooklyn style and has been practicing Contemporary DJ since 2012. Richard is a member of the EMW Bookstore design team, creating amazing visuals and designs for many of the events.