The YAAWs I spoke with affirmed that the hours that they spent at YBCA, though, weren't necessarily geared towards turning the performance or gallery scenes on their heads. They go deep. "When you get into art, you learn a new dimension of yourself," says Yu. "And the program's great after a bad day at school," Spears says, to the murmured agreements of her fellow YAAWs.
YOUNG ARTISTS AT WORK TEEN NIGHT
Fri/26, reception: 6-8pm, free; dance party with the Prophets of Funk: 8pm, $10
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission, SF