12th Annual Schedule

12th Annual Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival
Schedule of Events
April 6-9, 2017

 

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

All Day
Photo Exhibit 1:  “Girl Power International Graffiti”
Photo Exhibit 2: “History of Russian Hip Hop” (Da Exit NGO, Russia)
Photo Exhibit 3 “Hartford Hip Hop History” (Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library)
Location: Mather Hall, 2nd Floor

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Iron Poet – Spoken word poetry event
Location: TBA

Friday, April 7th, 2017

All Day
Photo Exhibit 1:  “Girl Power International Graffiti”
Photo Exhibit 2: “History of Russian Hip Hop” (Da Exit NGO, Russia)
Photo Exhibit 3 “Hartford Hip Hop History” (Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library)
Location: Mather Hall, 2nd Floor

9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Artist/presenter check-in
Location: The Underground Coffeehouse

10:00 am – 10:55 am
Lecture: “Brazilian Graffiti Movements” with Greg Childs (Brandeis University)
Location: Terrace Room B and C

11:00 am – 11:55 am
Panel Discussion: “Independent and Political Hip Hop in Cuba” with the Cuban Soul Foundation
Location: Terrace Room B and C

12:00 pm – 12:55 pm
Lecture: “Hip Hop Loves Foundation” with Rene John Sandy
Location: Terrace Room B and C

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Panel Discussion: “Under the Curtain: Russia-USA Hip Hop Exchange” Moderated by Prof. Seth Markle with Self-Suffice, Tang Sauce, Camryn Clarke and B-Boy Tiger.
Location: Rittenberg Lounge

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Panel Discussion: “Russian Hip Hop Culture” with Sergey “Grand PaP” Ivanov, Fedor “Madd Chief” Kurlegev, Buranov “MC Shoog Ray” Sergey, Yuri “Bboy Gaws” Savelyev and Vlad Radkov.
Location: Rittenberg Lounge

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Keynote: “From the Griot to Hip Hop:  The Oral Tradition as Critical Liberatory Praxis in Islamic Black America” Amer Ahmed (Univ of Mass – Amherst)
Location: Rittenberg Lounge

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Panel Discussion: “10 Years of Temple of Hip Hop at Trinity” featuring Minister Server, Zee Santiago, Molly Bernstein, Jasmin Agosto and more!
Location: Rittenberg Lounge

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Master Class: Popping with Angyil McNeal
Location: Washington Room, 2nd Floor Mather Hall

7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Dance Exhibition followed by B-Boy/B-Girl Battle (3v3) and All-Styles Battle (4v4) featuring judges Angyil McNeal (KC), Macca (Philly), Pop Tart, Trinity, Sunni and Popkorn with DJ eX, DJ Stealth and hosts Tang Sauce and Ryan Grinch.
Location: Washington Room, 2nd Floor Mather Hall

 

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

All Day
Photo Exhibit 1:  “Girl Power International Graffiti”
Photo Exhibit 2: “History of Russian Hip Hop” (Da Exit NGO, Russia)
Photo Exhibit 3 “Hartford Hip Hop History” (Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library)
Location: Mather Hall, 2nd Floor

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Live Graffiti Exhibition with featured artists Dizy One (India), Komet (India), Behulum (Ethiopia), El Sexto (Cuba) and more!
Location: The Gates Quad, in front of Mather Hall

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artist/presenter check-in
Location: The Underground Coffeehouse

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Panel Discussion: TBA

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Town hall discussion: “The New Black – Hip Hop’s revolutionary renaissance” hosted by Mikal Lee
Location: Rittenberg Lounge

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Youth Showcase featuring DJ Kool Flash
Location: The Cave Patio

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Next Up!: The Patio Showcase Hosted by Self Suffice the Rapoet
Location: The Cave Patio

3:30 pm -4:00 pm – Premier of “She’s Not a Toy” a short documentary film thesis about women graffiti writer sin the USA by Julia Conforti (Trinity, Class of 2016).
Location: Rittenburg Lounge

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Film Screening: North American premier of Girl Power, a documentary about women graffiti artists around the world.
Location: Rittenburg Lounge

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Girl Power International Graffiti with Sany (director Girl Power, Czech Rep), Leny (Czech Republic), Dizy One (India), and more.
Location: Rittenburg Lounge

8:00 pm – 2:00 am
Hip Hop Concert featuring MC Lyte, Revolution Records (Egypt), Bavubuka Allstarz (Uganda), Siimba Liives Long (Ethiopia/USA), Escuadron Patriota (Cuba), DJ Kool Flash (DC), Leadra & the Dream and Marvalyss (Hartford) with DJ Boo and co-hosted by Keysha Freshh (Canada) and Delta (Australia).
Location: The Washington Room, 2nd Floor of Mather Hall

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

All Day
Photo Exhibit 1:  “Girl Power International Graffiti”
Photo Exhibit 2: “History of Russian Hip Hop” (Da Exit NGO, Russia)
Photo Exhibit 3 “Hartford Hip Hop History” (Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library)
Location: Mather Hall, 2nd Floor
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open graffiti painting
Location: in front of Vernon Social

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
DJ showcase
Location: Vernon Social

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (doors at 4:30 pm)
Iron Poet Final Competition
Location: Vernon Social

 

 

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