Elementz and ArtsWave announce “THRIVE: A Celebration of Hip Hop Music & Culture” 2/20 At Woodward Theater


Elementz, a Cincinnati-based urban arts organization providing hip hop
dance, music technology, poetry and visual arts programming, the next event in a series of public concerts and events presenting art and artists from Cincinnati’s own hip hop community. With the overall theme of “Thrive”, Elementz hopes to inspire and captivate Cincinnati in a series of cultural events.

“THRIVE: We Are” will be presented at the Woodward Theatre, 1404 Main Street on Thursday, February 20th, 9:00 p.m.

Thrive: We Are” features local artists Vibe-One, Dayo Gold, Chris Crooks and Jaybee Lamahj in an evening celebrating the amazing Black men in our community who represent the values of strength, empowerment, innovation, leadership and love.

Tickets for this concert are available now at http://www.elementz.org

Elementz is also announcing two additional upcoming events:

The Cincinnati Poetry Slam at Artsville in Madisonville, March 4th , 6:00 p.m. Information at www.cincinnatipoetryslam.com.

Louder Than A Bomb Spoken Word Slam Finals, Freedom Center, Saturday, April 4th 7:00 p.m. Information at www.Louderthanabombcincy.com.

“Our team at Elementz desires to see conscious local hip hop artists thriving in their artistry while uplifting our community. THRIVE is our effort to support this vision,” says Abdullah Powell, Elementz Creative

Elementz is an urban oasis of hope and catalyst for change for Cincinnati’s inner-city youth located in Over-the-Rhine. Our partner, ArtsWave, is the lead planner, promoter and fundraiser of the arts through donations from tens of thousands of individuals and companies. “We are committed to a diversity of arts experiences and the many ways the arts champion a more diverse and vibrant world,” says Alecia Kintner, President & CEO of ArtsWave.

Additional support from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, the Cincinnati Music Festival by P&G, The Taft Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, and the Ohio Arts Council. Cincinnati Public Radio, Media Sponsor.