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New Life @ 219

1780899_10152200071856967_1319197092_nStudios 219, the SAGE headquarters, is currently open to being painted by anyone. You can paint the halls, paste art up, or donate a piano.. just come bring some life to this building. Think of it as Windows of Soul but inside. We want all artists in Trenton and beyond to know that this building is open to shows and creative endeavours, that it exists for artists and is soon to be run by artists as well. If you want to be a part of it, come on down to 219 Hanover St.


What’s up internet? I just thought I’d post some news from the Coalition.. First off the Black Friday fundraiser went well, with some great performances and a good turn out. Thank you to everyone who came.. thanks to you we have raised enough to get us started on this High Grade Artistry movement. That’s right, its not an album, or a tour.. It’s a movement..

NVRLSTBikeShopFlyer_webNext up, our man Wills the bike whisperer has just opened a bike shop downtown at 3 South Broad. It’s open Saturday and Wednesday from 10-4. It’s a great place to get a refurbished bike for really cheap, and all proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club. Plus, if you bring your bike in and ask for the “Internet Special” he will give you a free tune-up! (Wills: “I will?” Graham: “No, you Wills!”)


In other news our last gallery opening of the year is coming up.. its called ART HAMMER and we’re putting it together with photographer Ricardo Barros. It’s all about street art photography. More info TBA. Don’t miss it… this may be our last show at 219 for a long time.

We’re also putting together a gallery soup kitchen event around Christmas. It’s kind of early to announce but we could use some volunteers. If you’re interested in donating canned/non-perishable food or clothing, or if you are free on Dec. 21st around lunch time to help serve, please contact us at

oh.. and one more thing


Damn, it’s been a crazy year.

Wu Tang vs SAGE Coalition

ArtOfWuFlyerWebIt’s been over a year in the making.. a tribute to the Wu Tang Clan, featuring all mediums, visual, sound and more. Last month Kasso sent a wave through the underground with his massive Wu Tang mural, which landed on the official Wu website. You didn’t think he’d stop there did you? On Nov. 15th, we’re bringing out Top Tier artists and Emcees from all over the coast, and word is, some very special guests.. for a night of Wu Tang inspired art. Its called the Art of Wu. Check out the full event info here »

Art All Spring

Last weekend SAGE was at Art All Night. Everyone did their thing.. welding, painting, performing, and building mini-gardens. All in all it was a crazy show and we’re all worn out. Here’s some pics from this spring in SAGELand.

Soul of the Message on April 12th

sotm-flyer-front-webIts hard to believe its been almost a month since Hit the Deck.. but it has, so we’re on to the next show. This month we’re bringing it back to the essentials with Soul of the Message. This will the third year in a row SAGE has put on this event. Its no ordinary show. See, a few years ago when S.A.G.E. began, the letters stood for Styles Advancing Graffiti’s Evolution. Will Kasso and the crew created SAGE because they wanted to raise the bar on street art. They wanted to create a new, conscious art form with all the style and refinement of fine art- but born and raised on the streets. That’s what Soul of the Message is about.. its art on a higher vibration. Come feel it on April 12th. Read the details here »

Black Swag in 2 Weeks!

In conjunction with Black History Month, SAGE Coalition is hosting BLACK SWAG, a month long art exhibition this February at 219 Gallery. The show is gonna be a mix of afro-punk art from Roi and Roebus-One, and work from other Black artists. The opening will be on Feb. 8th on 219 at the same old spot – 219 East Hanover Street. Check it out »

Soul of the Message 2012

Soul of the Message 2012 by eL hue V

S.A.G.E. Collective presents:

Featured Artists:

Will “Kasso” Condry


Lank Williams

Leon Rainbow

Aylin Green

Andrew Wilkinson

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