Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture

Frankie Knuckles Mural
Friday, October 2, 2015 to Friday, October 30, 2015

The Artistic Bombing Crew (ABC) in partnership with the Center for Community Arts Partnerships presents: Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture, an exhibit spanning over 40 years of Hip Hop in Chicago, at the Hairpin Arts Center in Logan Square from October 2nd to October 30th 2015. Permanent Record will present, in a month long run, the evolution of Chicago Hip Hop in an interactive exhibit displaying the elements of Hip Hop culture (graffiti, breakdancing, MCing, and DJing). ABC is one of the revolutionary graffiti crews to introduce the Hip Hop culture to Chicago in the early 80's. Permanent Record, curated by BboyB, and Flash, with ABC, will invite Chicago's community to celebrate Hip Hops past and present. 

Each Saturday in October will consist of workshops and panel discussions dedicated to a specific element (Graffiti, Breakdancing, MCing, and DJing). There will be an opening (Friday Oct 2nd) and Closing Party (Friday October 30th) from 7pm - 11pm

Group workshops lead by 1 - 2 guest artist instructors will follow a moderated panel discussion consisting of 4-5 pioneers of a specific element. A tour of Logan Square Graffiti Murals will follow the afternoon workshops.

Fri, Oct. 2nd: Opening Night Gala 7:00 pm -11:00 pm

Sat, Oct. 3rd: Graffiti Panel 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm & Mural Tour 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sat, Oct. 10th: Breakdancing Panel 10:00 am -12:00 pm, Workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm & Mural Tour 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sat, Oct. 17th: Rapping/MC Panel 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm & Mural Tour 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sat, Oct. 24th: DJing Panel 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm & Mural Tour 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fri, Oct 30th:  Closing party - Jam / cypher session  7:00 pm - 11:00pm

Opening:

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

Special Event:

There is no special event for this exhibition.
Hairpin Arts Center
2810 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd floor
Chicago
Phone: 773-437-6966

Neighborhood:

Avondale, Logan Square
Fees:

All workshops, panel discussions and graffiti mural walking tours are free.

Chicago-based artists include:

Flash, Trixter, B.Boy.B http://www.artisticbombingcrew.com/ ● Waka, Jesse de la Pena, Breaker Ray, Kuumba Lynx, Amina Norman-Hawkins, Justin Grey, DJ INC, TSel, Gloe, Ang13, D2G, Zone D, SamIam the MC, Big Once, Non-Stop, Beast, Omega, Moz Def and more.

Video:

Logan Square Writers Bench Battle 4 the Eagle
Logan Square Writers Bench Battle 4 the Eagle