video by Mary Gemski
The B-Boy battle at the 6th Annual Channel 1 Block Party
DJ I&I Riddim all the way from Medellín, Colombia!
- Artist: DJ LOKASH
- Date: 23 Jun 2012
- Time: 12:00pm
- Venue: Annual Block Party hosted by Channel 1 @ The Festival of Arts & Ideas
- City: New Haven , CT
- Address: New Haven Green, Temple St.
- Country: United States
- Admission: FREE
- Age restrictions: All Ages
The 6th Annual Block Party presented by Channel 1 will be held on Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24, 2012 as part of The International Festival of Arts & Ideas (June 12-24) on Temple St between Elm and Chapel (next to the New Haven Green).
This year we are offering a hands on activity with Cey Adams. People will be able to paint or draw on t-shirts & prints of subway trains starting at noon. (Cey Adams is a prolific graffiti artist & graphic designer who literally developed the look of early hip alongside Russell Simmons at Def Jam.)
1:00 painting begins on mural wall
1:45 intro by 2012 Block Party host Sketch the Cataclysm & lyrical set
2:00 freestyle session for the break dance contest 2:45 performance by W.O.R.L.D.W.I.D.E. super talented teens from New Haven
3:15 break dance competition $200 prize: 2v2, 2 rounds each. Judges: Samuri, Lingba, Ol’Skool.
4:15 DJ LOKASH (203/NYC) & DJ I&I Riddim (Colombia).
5:00-5:45 Political Animals lyrical performance