Tuesday, September 26, 2006


Tha Blast - Breaking Point - Benefit for Katrina Collaboration at CAC

Please join us for a special evening to spread awareness and raise money for the Katrina Collaboration.

Hip-Notic Concepts Presents "The Breaking Point"

Friday, September 29th
6pm to 10pm

The Contemporary Arts Center
$10.00 Donation

Hosted by New School Cincinnati, The Katrina Collaboration &
The Contemporary Arts Center

Complimentary food provided by Vinyl Restaurant, McFadden's &
Embrace Bakery

Cash Bar

"The Breaking Point" is a multi-media exhibition that incorporates
photography, music, and spoken word to explore the prelude and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The show investigates three main components which include the environment and natural disaster, human conditions and politics. By combining each medium into one voice, the event creatively challenges it's viewers to experience the facts, stories, thoughts and visions from an urban

Special Guest Artists:

DJ 7-UP & King Britt (Five Six Recordings, Compost Records)

This event features three unique experiences:


Music by DJ Pillo - Cincinnati, DJ 7UP - Pittsburgh & King Britt - Philly (Five Six Recordings, Compost Records)

Lower level in Black Box :

Q & A session from members of the Katrina Collaboration regarding their recent trip to New Orleans to help rebuild homes

Screening of the 15-minute documentary Searching for Sister Gertrude
by King Britt & Ben Barnett.

Three spoken word and video presentations by the Artistic Order of 144K

Outside of the CAC's Walnut Street facade

Projection show by Roesing Ape with photography of Hurricane Katrina from New York photographers Melvina Lathan, Eric Julien & Will Steacy

This event is presented during the Enjoy The Arts 5th Annual 20/20 Festival.

Also, "Images of America: African American Voices" from the collection of EX - NBA Player and Coach Darrell & Lisa Walker will also be open for special hours during this event at The Weston Art Gallery located up the block from the CAC on the corner of 7th & Walnut - No admission
to check out this show.

"The Breaking Point" After Party
at Vinyl Restaurant - 10 to 2:00 AM - 12th & Sycamore Street


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