POSTED ON Jun 8, 2011
KIDSINTHECYPHER will physically interpret this musical matrix through their gravity-defying dance-form.
6:30PM – 8PM // HIP HOP SHOWCASE BY LOBOTOMIX CREW
Featuring the best in local hip hop, LOBOTOMIX crew will kick off the evening’s musical entertainment with a display of Turntablism and DJ stylings by DJ Jeff C and DJ Heron as they juggle breakbeats, scratch and finesse the turntables. Local B-boy crew KIDSINTHECYPHER will physically interpret this musical matrix through their energetic, gravity-defying dance-form. Rounding out the performance, local MC and hip hop legend Shaheed will rock the mic with a live set, supported by his producer Supreme on the beats and DJ Heron on the cuts. Be sure to see this display of local hip hop in action.
OTHER FEATURES OF THE EVENING ARE LISTED BELOW:
6PM – 9:30PM // Graffiti Art Performance
A controversial art form since its peak in the 1980′s, graffiti has seen a resurgence in popularity in Europe and the US. Witness a rare public performance of talented graffiti artists as they collaborate on a large-scale roller in the Museum’s Sculpture Pit.
6PM – 9PM // Creation Station
Tag! It’s your turn to test out your graffiti skills. Create your own work inspired by the graffiti art performances at the Art on the Rocks Creation Station.
6PM – 9:30PM // Scavenger Hunt
Along with sharpening your art intellect, completing our Scavenger Hunt could make you the owner of some fabulous bling from Bromberg’s. Search our galleries for clues and enter to win the evening’s featured piece of fine jewelry.
7:00PM // Art Shots
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Ron Platt takes you on a quick tour of our most current Contemporary Art installations. Learn from an expert about how and why the Museum acquires the pieces we do.
8:00PM // Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Get ready to move! A world-renowned music machine, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is famous for their genre-bending romps and high-octane performances. How famous? The Dirty Dozen have been featured guests on albums by many artists you’ll see in the upcoming exhibition Who Shot Rock & Roll — artists like David Bowie, Elvis Costello, and the Black Crowes.
Check out the Birmingham Museum of Art’s event listing.
And, be sure to check out The Museum’s website: artsbma.org/