La Peña, True Bloo & Queendom Presents:
We Scratch: DJ Remixed Dance Party with the Bay Area's premier DJs!
Hip Hop Beyond Gender 2013
Hip Hop begins with the DJ. The DJ sets the pace, style and rhythm to the flow. Since the birth of Hip-Hop in 1977, women have been present in the game transcending language barriers, cultural differences, and gender bias. In this male dominated industry, meet Bay Area's finest women DJs that are right up there with the best- pushing the limits in Hip Hop: Deeandroid, Pam the Funkstress, and DJ Zita!
Hear them transcend music with their mixes, see the versatility of their techniques in the turntables and enjoy their groove that will sure get you sweating on the dance floor!
Also- join us for a workshop and dialogue with two of the Bay Area's premier professional women DJs, Zita and Pam the Funkstress, as they lead the WE SCRATCH Workshop through a talk and DJ demonstration about women DJs in the hip hop music industry, DJ techniques and tips, and a Q&A session.
@Multicultural Community Center in UC Berkley at Hearst Field Annex D
Friday, April 26, 2013 • 5-7pm
When & Where
La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.