SistaSoulSpeak: Poetry and Spoken Soul Creative Writing Cipher @UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center

Sistasoul

SistaSoulSpeak: Poetry & Spoken Soul Workshop

Tuesdays 4pm – 6pm
Artist In Residence: Nicquitta “Khmet” Brooks

SistaSoulSpeak is a poetry and spoken word workshop focused on giving young women an opportunity to discover and share the beauty within and express themselves creatively through writing and performing poetry and spoken word.  Participants will explore inspirational materials and then create their own. A great release and pick-me-up for young women who may be stressed from life issues. Participants will also have opportunities to perform and be introduced to other personal development resources.

Hip-Hop Communiversity Winter Class Schedule at UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center @upc206 @seattlefm #seattle #scom

Sewing 101 with Mac Fashions @ UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center

Seattle Hip-Hop Career & Business Expo Saturday, October 9th.

Register Now!

The Seattle Hip-Hop Career & Business Expo, scheduled for October 9, 2010 at the Vera Project – Seattle Center is part of the Seattle City of Music Festival and will focus on providing established and aspiring artists and entrepreneurs with tools and resources to grow their careers and business while also introducing young people who are part of the hip-hop generation to the many career and business opportunities in and around hip-hop music and culture.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

8:30-9:30a Registration
9:30-9:50a Welcome

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.          OPENING SESSION – “MUSIC BIZ 101”

■      The state of the music business
■      Seattle City of Music Initiative
■      New opportunities for Independent Artist
■      Developing Multiple Outlets and Revenue Streams for Your Art
■      Common Mistakes for artiststs and labels to avoid
■      Digital Distribution & E-commerce

○     DeVon Manier – Co-Founder, Sportn’ Life Records
○      Neema Khorrami  – CEO The Art Music, Unexpected Arrival
○      Ben London – Media Rights Manager, Hewlett Packard
○      Tony Kiewel – Head of A&R, Sub Pop Records
○      Dave Meinert – Fused Music
○      Mike Clark – Consultant
○      Eighty4 Fly – Artist

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1

Start and Grow Your Business moderated by M. Eaze

■      Turning your talent, hobby or hustle into a business.
■      The basics of starting and running a successful business
■      Creative solutions to common obstacles faced by entrepreneurs
■      Show Me The Money:  Traditional & Non Traditional Financing

○      Mark Dyce, Founder/Principal, 206 Inc.
○      Dave Meinert, Fuzed Music
○      Dr. Skip Rowland – Executive Director, Urban Enterprise Center Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
○      Wells Fargo Bank
○      Brian Surrat – Business Development Director, City of Seattle Office of Economic Development
○      Washington CASH

Media and Music Landscape moderated by Julie C, Hip-Hop Congress/Reclaim The Media
■      New Media and Music
■      Getting media coverage
■      Tapping the blogosphere successfully
■      Basic media tools you can use to generate awareness

○      Tom Mara, KEXP
○      Larry Mizell, Stranger/KEXP
○      Jonathan Cunningham –  lastnightsmixtape.com/ Hollow Earth Radio
○      Casey Carter, misscaseycarter.com
○      Marian Liu, Entertainment Editor, Seattle Times
○      Andrew Matson, Seattle Times
○      Alvin Singh II, Digital Media Consultant

Playing Live and Staying Alive: Getting Paid Shows and Touring Effectively
■      Booking Paid Shows and Touring
■      The basic economics of venues.
■      Event Planning & Promotion

○      Alex Kochan, AEG Live
○      Chris Porter, Director of Programming One Reel
○      Heidi Jackson, Heidi Jackson Presents/Hidmo Entertainment

Production 101
■      Publishing and Getting Paid for your Beats
■      How technology has changed the game
■      New technology/tools that artists/producers/labels should be familiar with

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.         LUNCH

1:45 – 3:00 p.m.        BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2

Branding, Marketing and Public Relations
■      The basics of building your brand
■      How to use Social Media effectively in your Small Business
■      The role of PR
■      Producing and Marketing Events
■      Sponsorships

○      Caroline Li, TD Wang
○      Amalia Martino, BlueShoes Media
○      Omari Salisbury, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, R Networks
○      Michael Graubard, VP, Public Relations, 206 Inc.
○      Josh Berman – Founder/Owner, Soul Gorilla
○      Bryant “BBoy” Worthington – Soul Gorilla

Fashion Industry 101
■      Starting your own fashion line
■      Starting and Running a Boutique
■      Turning your fashion sense into money as a stylist

○      Agnes Munala, Director of Marketing, International News, Inc.
○      Unika First Lady Beunique, Beunique Agency
○      Mara Palmer – Owner Kolmara Studios
○      Nikita Mathis, Owner, Platinum Plush Fashions
○      Cassius Belair – Owner, Platinum Plush/Triple Crown Streetwear Boutique
○      Margo Jones –  Owner, A Personal Point of View and Natural Child, LLC
○      Marek Grubel – Founder/Owner/Creative Director, Two In The Shirt
○      Kicks & Tees

Film and Video
■      Producing Your Own Movie
■      Videos On A Budget
■      Getting On Soundtracks
■      Resources to support independent filmmakers

○      Chris Swenson – Seattle Office of Film & Music
○      Chris “The Note” Gamble, Music Video Producer/Hip-Hop Artist
○      Jesse Harris, Founder/Exec. Dir. Nationall Film Fest for Talented Teens
○      Draze, Mixtapemovies

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.         BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3

Legal 101: Copyrights and Intellectual Property

○      Jen Czeisler, Vice President of Licensing, Sub Pop Records
○      Edward P. Pierson, Esq. – Author, “Law & Business of the Entertainment Industries
○      Cameron J. Collins, Esq. – Saku Collins, PLLC
○      Washington Lawyers for the Arts

Music Youth Development and Community
■      Educators and youth service providers
■      Best Practices
■      Incorporating Hip-Hop Into Academic and Youth Development Programming
■      Organizing and advocating for access to funding and resources

○      Kate Becker, Seattle Theater Group
○      Cochise Moore – Seattle Hip-Hop Youth Council/Seattle Vocational Institute
○      Timmie “Lady Tasz” Foster – Foster Enterprise
○      Montique “MG” Carter – UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center
○      Josh Powell, Vera Project
○      Shannon Roach, Vera Project
○      Montique Carter – Artist/Producer, UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center
○      Razpy – Artist/Entrepreneur, Seattle Hip-Hop Youth Council
○      Lary Barilleau, Head of International Arts, Hamilton Middle School
○      Tina Hendrix – Hendrix Music Academy
○      Jeron Gates – Seattle Parks Department
○      Terry Calloway – Studio Coordinator, Seattle Parks Department

Urban Promoters Roundtable co-presented by Soul Gorilla

■      What are top problems facing urban promoters?
■      What can we do to improve the climate within our own community?
■      Who do we need to influence outside of our community (venue owners, politicians, police, liquor board, etc) and how?
■      What are some best practices that we can share?
■      What does the Mayor’s New Nightlife Initiative and the City of Music Initiative mean to us? Opportunities/Obstacles?

o      Josh Berman, Soul Gorilla
o      LaKeith “G.Prez” Asphy – Presidential Media Group
o      Anthony Tibbs, Third Level Events

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.         NETWORKING MIXER @ Skybox

8:00 p.m.                    BENEFIT CONCERT @ Vera Project

Lady Tasz
MG
Razpy
Thomas Crown
J.Bre
The Good Sin
Moorpheus of dRedi
J-1.0
A-Rawlo

Register Now!

The Northwest region is a vibrant source of musical genius and a ground zero of technological innovation and breakthroughs. It is also an international city and the gateway to the Pacific Rim. As such, it is the perfect location to host a Hip-Hop Career & Business Expo focusing on technology for youth empowerment and community economic development.

The Northwest region is a vibrant source of musical genius and a ground zero of technological innovation and breakthroughs. It is also an international city and the gateway to the Pacific Rim. As such, it is the perfect location to host a Hip-Hop Career & Business Expo focusing on technology for youth empowerment and community economic development.

The event will expose youth to career paths including music, arts, culture, business administration, entrepreneurship, journalism, film/video, technology, marketing, education, human services, politics and social entrepreneurship.  By using the power of hip-hop and other music genres to educate and elevate the community and region, the event will engage and expose youth to academic, career planning and entrepreneurship and technology resources related to their interests.

Register Now!

About the City of Music Festival

Enriching the lives of residents, visitors and listeners around the globe, the mission of the Seattle City of Music Festival is to engage audiences via the foundation of Seattle’s vibrant music culture each October. Embracing audiences, business leaders, educators and politicians, this month of music will support the creative, economic and community value of music in Seattle and the Northwest, and its impact throughout the country. http://www.seattlecityofmusic.com/festival

About the Seattle Hip Hop Summit Action Network Youth Council

The Seattle Hip Hop Youth Council was established in August 2002 as a vehicle for youth empowerment and leadership development.  Our primary goal is to maximize the involvement of the hip-hop and urban youth community in the social, political, economic and cultural empowerment of our families, communities and nation; and to work to build coalitions with others who share our vision to transform or society and the global community into a better world. http://www.seattlehiphopsummit.org.

UNITY FORUM with TUPAC SHAKUR’S attorney CHOKWE LUMUMBA Tomorrow, 6:30 PM @ SVI…Kick Off Party @ HIDMO

UNITY FORUM: From the Gulf to the Sound…ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE AGE OF OBAMA

Keynote address by:

CHOKWE LUMUMBA
JACKSON CITY COUNCILMAN, SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZER
(renowned landmark civil rights attorney for Tupac Shakur)

Opening a discussion with civic and community leaders including Seattle City Councilmen Mike O'Brien and Tim Burgess.

Friday, August 6th 6:30 to 9 pm

@ SEATTLE VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE
2120 S Jackson

FOLLOWED BY THE
UMOJAFEST KICK OFF PARTY AT HIDMO
(www.hidmo.org)

 
 

It's not to late to plan your family friend get together at Umoja Fest in the park!  Come enjoy join hundreds of groups that are enjoying the sun, music, culture, food and Umoja vibe!
 
Register your group today and be recognized in the event promotions by emailing gettogether@umojafestnw.com.
 
Help us spread the word by forwarding this email or inviting your facebook friends to the event.  Click here to RSVP and invite your facebook family and friends.
 


Umoja Fest 2010 African American Seafair Celebration.
 

 
The annual African American Seafair Celebration including the parade, live music, vendors and more.

Highlights:

Children’s Day & Activities Friday (11am -3pm)
Youth Empowerment Rally & Talent Show (Friday, 3pm)
UmojaFest Unity Forum: Environmental & Social Justice in the Age of Obama (Friday 6pm)

 

Kick Off Party @ Hidmo (Friday 9pm)
African American Day Parade (Sat. Aug 7th, 12pm)
Umoja Soul of The City Stage (Sat & Sun)
UNCF Celebrity Cook-Off For Education (Saturday, 1pm-6pm)
Black Is Beautiful Fashion Show (Saturday)
MG Customs Celebrity Car & Bike Show (Saturday)
Gospel Fest (Sunday)
Green Light Sustainable Living Fair (All Weekend)
Vendor Marketplace (All Weekend)
Voter Registration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Soul of The City Stage
 
Saturday


Darius Heath aka Young Jimi on Guitar
Third Level Events presents Solstarr
Razpy feat. Thomas Crown
Thomas Crown
Zeta Phi Beta Step Team
All City African Drum & Dance
Kutt-N-Up
R' Shon
Black Is Beautiful
Chokwe Lumumba, Jackson City Council
Team Avengers
Foster Enterprise presents Lady Tasz & JS Smoove
RC Trakaholic Full Circle Showcase
Hidmo Presents
Shanee
Winetime Allstar
Heaven's Gift
Nayshin

SUNDAY

 
Opening
Bethany Temple
Royce Shorter Ecclesia Community Church presents Northwest Connection
Marsha Blair
Lovell
New Hope Baptist Church
Poetry In The Park
Nate Vibes
Caffeine Jazz Trio
The Descendants
Heaven's Gift
Ron Fulton Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

HIP-HOP STAGE


SATURDAY

2PM- Car Show
Ayes
Young Meez
Cheezaleo
Tilla V
Framework
Kream Team feat BG The Whale
Yellow Lines
James Supo
Glow Medina
Razpy
UPC presents
Young Fast
Hopo
Tap Tap
M.Famous
Dirty O
26 Ways 21 Reasons
M. Eaze
Nu Empire
Maal Saint

SUNDAY

3PM – Sax G presents
The Good Sin
DJ tOPSPIN as Blendiana Jones
Luck One (Portland)
Diesel P & SpeakerMinds Band
Jah Jigga

5PM – YirimSeck.com presents
Yirim Seck
Language Arts
Kazi aka Jack Gaffle
Kalligraphy

 
For vending contact Mara Palmer 206.618.1599 vendors @umojafestnw.com
 
For parade contact Sheilah Callendret 206.931.1925 parade@umojafestnw.com
 
For Entertainment contact J. Caesar Robinson 206.491.2973 performers@umojafestnw.com.
 
To Volunteer call Teroshua Thomas 206.226.9895 volunteer@umojafestnw.com
 
All other inquiries 877.505.6306 info@umojafestnw.com.
 

 
This message was sent from Wyking to info@theremixgroup.com. It was sent from: RMC, 600 1st Avenue, Seattle, wa 98104. You can modify/update your subscription via the link below.

Email Marketing by
iContact - Try It Free!

Manage your subscription  

2010 Umoja Fest African American Seafair Celebration is here! #umojafest #seafair #wordaapp

Seattle's  African American Seafair celebration is here!  Scroll down for detailed listing of activities and who's performing.  Send us an email if you've seen our commercial on B.E.T. or click here to view it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8X_sxU5dQg.
 
Things kick-off today at the UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center with a reading and book signing from Dr. Linda Tucker author of Lockstep & Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture.  Click here to RSVP.
 
 

It's not to late to plan your family friend get together at Umoja Fest in the park!  Come enjoy join hundreds of groups that are enjoying the sun, music, culture, food and Umoja vibe!
 
Register your group today and be recognized in the event promotions by emailing gettogether@umojafestnw.com.
 
Help us spread the word by forwarding this email or inviting your facebook friends to the event.  Click here to RSVP and invite your facebook family and friends.
 


Umoja Fest 2010 African American Seafair Celebration.
 

 
The annual African American Seafair Celebration including the parade, live music, vendors and more.

Highlights:

Children’s Day & Activities Friday (11am -3pm)
Youth Empowerment Rally & Talent Show (Friday, 3pm)
UmojaFest Unity Forum: Environmental & Social Justice in the Age of Obama (Friday 6pm)

 

Kick Off Party @ Hidmo (Friday 9pm)
African American Day Parade (Sat. Aug 7th, 12pm)
Umoja Soul of The City Stage (Sat & Sun)
UNCF Celebrity Cook-Off For Education (Saturday, 1pm-6pm)
Black Is Beautiful Fashion Show (Saturday)
MG Customs Celebrity Car & Bike Show (Saturday)
Gospel Fest (Sunday)
Green Light Sustainable Living Fair (All Weekend)
Vendor Marketplace (All Weekend)
Voter Registration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Soul of The City Stage
 
Saturday


Darius Heath aka Young Jimi on Guitar
Third Level Events presents Solstarr
Razpy feat. Thomas Crown
Thomas Crown
Zeta Phi Beta Step Team
All City African Drum & Dance
Kutt-N-Up
R' Shon
Black Is Beautiful
Chokwe Lumumba, Jackson City Council
Team Avengers
Foster Enterprise presents Lady Tasz & JS Smoove
RC Trakaholic Full Circle Showcase
Hidmo Presents
Shanee
Winetime Allstar
Heaven's Gift
Nayshin

SUNDAY

 
Opening
Bethany Temple
Royce Shorter Ecclesia Community Church presents Northwest Connection
Marsha Blair
Lovell
New Hope Baptist Church
Poetry In The Park
Nate Vibes
Caffeine Jazz Trio
The Descendants
Heaven's Gift
Ron Fulton Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

HIP-HOP STAGE


SATURDAY

2PM- Car Show
Ayes
Young Meez
Cheezaleo
Tilla V
Framework
Kream Team feat BG The Whale
Yellow Lines
James Supo
Glow Medina
Razpy
UPC presents
Young Fast
Hopo
Tap Tap
M.Famous
Dirty O
26 Ways 21 Reasons
M. Eaze
Nu Empire
Maal Saint

SUNDAY

3PM – Sax G presents
The Good Sin
DJ tOPSPIN as Blendiana Jones
Luck One (Portland)
Diesel P & SpeakerMinds Band
Jah Jigga

5PM – YirimSeck.com presents
Yirim Seck
Language Arts
Kazi aka Jack Gaffle
Kalligraphy

 
For vending contact Mara Palmer 206.618.1599 vendors @umojafestnw.com
 
For parade contact Sheilah Callendret 206.931.1925 parade@umojafestnw.com
 
For Entertainment contact J. Caesar Robinson 206.491.2973 performers@umojafestnw.com.
 
To Volunteer call Teroshua Thomas 206.226.9895 volunteer@umojafestnw.com
 
All other inquiries 877.505.6306 info@umojafestnw.com.
 

 

Youth Stakeholders sessions at UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center @upc206 @206hiphopsummit @hsanofficial