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B-fresh: Holistic Hip Hop festival is a one-day celebration of peace, love, justice and having fun. Columbia College Chicago’s newly launched Creative Learning Hip Hop Hub within the School of Fine and Performing Arts is proud to convene this festival featuring multiple elements of Hip Hop from mural art creation, an all-styles dance battle, a concert featuring the finest of Columbia's Hip Hop artists, a bike tour of downtown Chicago, a farmer’s market, healthy food venders, yoga, hip hop therapy, breakin’, footwork, and poppin' dance classes, wellness demonstrations and lunch with the Center for Community Arts Partnerships' visiting artist, Viva la Soul Power: The People’s Cook-Robert Karimi! Come experience dancing, street art, live music, shopping, interactive workshops and a Chicago high school dance showcase all over the course of Friday Oct 18th from 10am-11pm at 618 S Michigan on the second floor and 623 S Wabash at the Quincy Wong Center. 10am-6pm is FREE with a $5 suggested donation for the concert from 6-8pm and the dance battle from 8-11pm.
I Still Love H.E.R. is a booking/entertainment company created by LadyGemStar & KickAssAlyssia dedicated to the love of hip hop and its elements through the feminine experience. I Still Love H.E.R. hosts a monthly event in Chicago where the four elements are represented by featuring a variety of Chicago female DJs, MCs, Breakers and Graffiti artists. We want to create a platform and raise awareness to the importance of the feminine contribution in the Chicago hip hop community as well as in it's culture. This month we bring you Belladonna Devero and Jovan of Real Creative Minds. They, along with Paige Ann, are working on their first collaboration EP, "The Vibe" due to drop 12/12/12. These ladies are all solo artists who have an undeniable connection in the studio. Bella & Jovan are excited to present a sneak peak of the project to the public this month at ISLH. Also performing will be Mary Mad along with Cat Sin. Music will be provided by our guest DJ GEMINI JONES and our resident DJ RHATED R! Graffiti Art will be provided by BEL. Live performances by: BELLADONNA DEVERO & JOVAN of REAL CREATIVE MINDS http://www.belladonnadevero.com/ http://jovan.bandcamp.com/ and MARY MAD & CAT SIN http://marymad.bandcamp.com/ Music by DJs GEMINI JONES http://www.reverbnation.com/djgeminijones and RHATED R Graffiti art by BEL KCM B-GIRLS! We will also have an open mic for all the MCs in the building and open dance floor for all the B-girls & B-boys! **drink specials $3.00 on all draft beers** This event is brought to you and hosted by LadyGemStar & KickAssAlyssia 10pm-2am $5 21+ Come build with us. See YOU there!!!
The summer heat has been a beast and we are going to cool it down for you in this August installment of Accept Variety, an evening of expressive and varied performances by queer womyn of color. Doors open at 6:00pm, Open mic begins at 7:00pm and we want to hear your poems, songs, rants, and stories Feature Performers at 8pm. Prepare to be entertained, educated, and inspired. Features include Burlesque dancer Anita Lilmore, spoken word artist Tiff Beaty, drag queen performer Precious Jewell, and Hip Hop emcee Jovan.
It's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! That means it's time for another one of ASO's very own A² Art Showcase! A² is ASO's last showcase of the year where members showcase their artwork and performances. To add to the fun of the night, there will be food provided! So come with an empty stomach and some friends and be prepared for a great night! We will also be announcing ASO's EBoard for the 2012-2013 year! The schedule for the day is as follows: 12:00p - 5:00p Visual Art Exhibition 5:00p - 6:00p Reception 6:00p - 9:00p Performances
It's about that time for another Asian Student Organizatio event: ASO's 5th BLEND! Located at Boba Bar Cafe! So what is BLEND? BLEND is exactly what it sounds like, a blend of AMAZING performances and artwork. All from Columbia students/alumni. This one is a little special though, notice something with the title? See a certain number? Well, there's reason for it! This is ASO's 5th year as a student org and, coincidentally, ASO's 5th time putting on this event. So, this BLEND will be apart of our celebration of ASO officially being 5-years-old! Come one, come all to this super hip spot for a night of performances and artwork! Featuring: + Artwork by Columbia Students/Alumni + Performances by Local and Columbia folks + BUBBLE TEA and SNACKS! (I know, we had you at Bubble Tea.) SET LIST: Stay tuned! FEATURED ARTISTS: Stay tuned! Event is OPEN to the public, no outside food allowed! ****SUGGESTED DONATION OF $3 **ALSO Bring money for bubble tea and food!
Sounds Like: Nitty Scott, MC, Rapsody, NAS, Rakim, Knoxie-Ty
Bio: A complex soul with the mystique of regality, Jovan Landry is the ultimate triple threat. Born in San Jose, California, but laying her head in Chicago, Illinois, this young upstart considers herself “1/3 filmmaker, 1/3 photographer, and 1/3 emcee.” Currently studying film at Columbia College Chic...See Full Bio