Alternate Routes Hip Hop Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew Jersey
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Newark, New Jersey, USA
Festival Contact Information

One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: +01 973-642-8989

Festival Description

Alternate Routes Hip Hop Festival is a three day festival whose programing features panel discussions, performances and presentations. Events take place in Newark, New Jersey, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPac). Urban hip hop artists that include local, national and international performers come together to transform art, culture, communities and the world.

Festival Dates April 7 - 9, 2011
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Festival Events:

Programming 2011:
  • Word Jam
    • Spoken Word / Youth Poetry
      Thursday, April 7 at 4:00pm
      Artists: Students from Burnet Street School (Newark), Louise A. Spencer
      School (Newark), Newark Innovation Academy
  • Drop, Pop, Scratch
    • Hip Hop Dance Party with DJ Rich Medina
      Thursday, April 7 at 8:00pm
      All tickets $16
  • Sacred Circle Cafe
    • Poetry / Spoken Word
      Friday, April 8 at 8:00pm
      Curated and Hosted by Taalam Acey Music by DJ IRS
      Artists: 13 of Nazareth, Buddy Wakefield, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Lamar Hill, Narubi Selah, Sunni Patterson
      All tickets $16
  • Ladies First
    • Panel Discussion and screening of All The Ladies Say
      Saturday, April 9 at 1:00pm
      Curated and moderated by Martha Diaz
      Music by DJ Kuttin’ Kandi
      Panelists: Ana “ROKAfella” Garcia, Kuttin’ Kandi, Purple Haze, Toofly, Vanessa Nisperos
  • Hip Hop Fundamentals 102
    • Breaking / Emceeing / Turntablism
      Saturday, April 9 at 8:00pm Curated and hosted by Andreas Jackson & Max-Jerome
      Music by Max-Jerome
      Artists: Ana “ROKAfella” Garcia, Daniel Joseph, FreeHand, Maria Isa, Rob Swift
      All tickets $16


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Practical Info:

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPac)
    One Center Street
    Newark, New Jersey 07102


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