One Mic: Words Beats & Life Presents Graffiti Mural Exhibition
The Kennedy Center partners with Words Beats & Life to create a new mural at Thai Orchid. Concrete alchemist Maxx Moses works with nine students for a week to produce this mural. This event is not at the Kennedy Center.
This event is NOT taking place at the Kennedy Center
- Mar. 25 - Apr. 13, 2014
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One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide
Words, Beats, & Life Presents
Graffiti Mural Exhibition
Thai Orchid's Kitchen
2314 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC
March 24 - April 13, 2014
Mondays-Saturdays, from 11:30 a.m.; Sundays, from 4 p.m.
The Kennedy Center partners with Words Beats & Life to create a new mural at Thai Orchid in the first week of the festival. Beginning March 24, concrete alchemist Maxx Moses works with nine Words Beats & Life apprentice students for a week to produce this mural. This exhibition will emphasize how central public art is to the visual aesthetic of hip-hop culture and the role of the writers in showing the stories and communities on hip-hop. Part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.
This event is FREE, no tickets required.
This event, produced by Words Beats & Life, is recognized as part of the Kennedy Center's One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide festival.
Additional funding is provided by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Education and related artistic programs are made possible through the generosity of
National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President's Advisory Committee on the Arts.