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HIP-HOP WEEK WITH SPOTLIGHT ON MUSIC, POETRY APRIL
ROCK, Pa. – The popular hip-hop band Ludacris, and a special
guest, will highlight “Hip-Hop Week” at Slippery Rock
University as student organizations examine how the current fad is
affecting poetry, music and today’s campus culture April
Ludacris will play at 8 p.m. April 26 in
the Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center. Tickets are $17
for SRU students and $27 for non-students and may be purchased in
the University Union or charged through the SGA Bookstore at
724-738-2104. All tickets will be $27 at the
concert is sponsored by SRU’s University Program Board and
the Black Action Society.
The week opens with a
kickoff party at 10 p.m. April 17 featuring GQ of WAMO 106.7 FM
Morning Show at the SRU Ski Lodge. Admission is free, but a photo
ID is required.
A “Def Poetry Jam”
featuring Abyss, a spoken word artist, is set for 7 p.m. April 19
in the Rocky’s Den of the University Union, and an Open
Forum: Hip-Hop and Its Effect on Culture will be held at 7 p.m.
April 20 in the University Union.
Stunt 101: Hip-Hop Week Fashion Show
will be held at 8 p.m. April 21 in the Maltby Center’s Sheehy
Theater, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 an airbrush artist
will be available in the University Union Lobby to decorate shirts,
shoes, jeans and hats.
At 8 p.m. April 23 a
free“YO”-style open mic night
will be held in the University Union Lobby, allowing student to
show their own talents in poetry reading, singing or other musical
“Splash Waterfalls Afterparty” will conclude the week
again featuring WAMO’s GQ at 10 p.m. in the University Union.
Admission is $5 (higher after midnight). Photo ID required for
PN, WPN, PgN, WPN, AA