Friday August 21 Party Like a Philanthropist! Hosted by a Member of the WBL Family, Nate
"I'm a scholar and an aspiring educator, as well as an artist. Words Beats & Life, Inc. is important to me, because it is the premier organization taking hip hop learning to the next level through teach-ins, mentoring, the bi-annual journal of hip hop, and much much more. Your support enables them to continue to fulfill their mission." ~ Nathaniel Mathews, member of WBL's journal staff.
Journal staffer, Nate Mathews, is moving to Chicago! To celebrate, he's hosting an ALL AGES PARTY AND FUNDRAISER...featuring ciphers, live painting by Culture District, art from Afrikatalyst Collective, DJ Underdog spinning soul, hip-hop, reggae, Afro-beat, and bongo flava, halal soul food, jerk chicken and rice and more! Performers include: Derrick Weston Brown, Slyce D, Sim1, Rasheed Copeland and Jonathan Tucker.
$10 gets you in all night + food plate and drink. When? Friday, August 21, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. There will be no alcohol at this event. ALL PARTY PROCEEDS BENEFIT WORDS BEATS & LIFE, INC. Cash only please.
Saturday August 22 Graff/Skate Silent auction featuring DC graff heavyweights, live music and DJs
One night only! => Silent auction of skateboards painted by DC-based graff heavyweights => Live music and DJ's => Skating demos by professional skater Brian Tucci and others => Food and fun! => All ages welcomed at this event