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The Notorious Urban Derby
May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Hall$85 – $100
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Party for a cause at the Cincinnati Notorious Urban Derby.
Celebrate hip hop, culture and tradition with a purpose. The Notorious Urban Derby is a fundraiser for Elementz, a youth hip hop arts organization that provides a safe and creative space youth. On May 4th join us at Union Hall where you’ll enjoy fashion, food and fun of the Kentucky Derby with a hip hop twist.
Tickets for this event are $85 in advance and $100 at the door. There will be live entertainment from Elementz’s artists – Vocalists, Dancers and DJing and Kyle Inskeep from Channel 12 News will host the event.
The proceeds from this year’s event will support scholarships for Elementz’s Creative Futures program, which exposes youth to creative career opportunities, and helps identify the path to those professions. Last year, Elementz not only continued to serve more than 700 youth, and saw 98% graduation rate, we have seen 20+ community youth go on to college.
Elementz is an urban oasis of hope and a catalyst of change for Cincinnati’s inner-city youth. What began as a way to get kids off the streets in 2001 has transformed into a thriving Urban Arts Center that fosters talent, ignites potential and inspires possibilities. Elementz helps build dreams, and brighter futures.
Their Vision for Cincinnati’s inner-city youth is “to be a catalyst of transformation for children in the urban core, enabling them to find their artistic voice, engage in the community, learn to give back, and carve a path for a successful future”.
•They treat all people with respect.
•They believe in the creative and leadership potential of youth.
•They encourage innovation to create programs of relevance to young people.
•They strive to create a culturally relevant environment that encourages a sense of family and personal validation.
•They value the use of hip hop culture as a way to encourage self-expression, personal growth and improve student achievement.
•They develop connections for our youth with credible, supportive adults who identify with the culture of our youth.
•They believe in bringing young urban artists into the mainstream of arts and culture in Cincinnati.