UW News

March 1, 2007

All-woman Hiphop show scheduled March 2

The UW Women’s Center, in collaboration with Housing and Food Services, Pinay Sa Seattle, and KBCS 91.3 Community Radio are presenting Rise! Women Reshaping History Through Hiphop. Rise! is an all-women hiphop show taking place at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the North Husky Den. This event is free and open to the public and will include performances by emcees, deejays and b-girls and spoken word artists.

Artists include Beyond Reality, Cristina Orbe, Melissa Noelle Green, Vivid Vixens, Fraggle Rock Crew, El Dia, CanarySing, Rogue Pinay, DJ Mixxtress, DJ SweetElite, Julie C and many more.

A raffle will take place to offset the cost of this free show, and the rest of the proceeds will go toward the UW Women’s Center Making Connections Program. The program encourages young women in the fields of math, science and technology and supports them in their pursuit of higher education.