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Queens HipHop Festival 2018

Mi Gente! For the past seven months, I have been working non-stop as the Public Relations Manager of the  Queens Hip-Hop Festival alongside its creator and founder Ashely Dean, Peter Lemonier, Josh Matos, Andrew Saliski, Adjani Reed, Dj RayBlk, Dj Zeeti and Juels: the team.  It has been a wonderful opportunity and great honor to work with this team, a group of talented and enthusiastic driven group of Hip Hop lovers who put together an incredible program to celebrate Hip Hop in Queens.  This past Friday we hosted an Announcement Party to reveal this year’s programming and today we are proud to announce that beginning September 28 through September 30, 2018, the world’s borough will host a three-day celebration of Hip-Hop through music, art, film, and panels of discussion.

This celebration kicks off with an Art Exhibit on September 28, 2018, at ColorWerx,  4700 Northern Blvd Long Island City, NY 11101. The Exhibit is FREE and open to all ages.

Saturday, September 29, 2018, at LaGuardia Community College we’ll host a variety of panels as follows absolutely FREE and Open to the All:

Hip Hop Journalism featuring: FunkFlex, Syreeta Gates and More. Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Producers Networking & Workshop featuring: Oscar Pena & DJ Tedsmooth. Time: 1:00m-2:30pm

Women in Hip-Hop Panel featuring: Maggie Ntim, AV, DJ Likwud Stylez, Sabine Francois & Sharde Simpson. Time: 2:30-4:00pm

Breakdancing Workshop facilitated by Jiggz (Supreme Beingz). Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Graffiti Panel featuring Mike 171 & Friends. Time: 4:00 pm-5:30pm

And Sunday, September 30, 2018, our Closing Party & Film Screening at Museum of the Moving Image.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here, and check out this year’s promo video.

 

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About wendyang

Wendy Angulo is a New York City born Latina, raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Wendy is a mother, writer, lawyer and the founder of Wendy Angulo Productions, an organization whose goal is to support, encourage, and promote poetry and visual arts in the borough of Queens. Wendy, re-discovered her love for writing in the summer of 2011 after attending a spoken word event in Queens. She then joined the New York City Latina Writers Group where she has been an active member and has taken on the role as the organization’s Program Director. Wendy is an essayist who is currently working on her Memoir. She has read her work at several venues throughout New York City, including Nuyorican’s Poets Cafe, East Harlem Cafe, Sankofa Sisterhood, Camaradas and has been published in the online journal Mom Egg Review; she is a 2016 VONA alum and the sole creator/curator and producer of Canvas of Words, an art and poetry showcase that birthed of Wendy’s desire to bring the arts back to her beloved borough of Queens. Wendy continues to scout for new talent and build new connections to perpetuate the arts and strengthen the literary community.

One comment

  1. I am an political artist. I teach art to teens and adults. I would offer my support of to festival. I am also a lover of Hip Hop.

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