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Hartford Hip Hop Digital Stories: Screening & Discussion

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Downtown Hartford
Hartford History Center, 3rd Floor, Hartford Public Library (Downtown) 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT

Please join us to view and discuss short films by Trinity college students featuring seven Hartford Hip Hop pioneers who discuss their involvement with the scene in the 1980s & '90s: Myron Moye, Tony Villarini, Rick Torres, Empress Nijuabi, Dooney Bates, Janice Flemming, and Mike Nice.

Digital stories, full interviews, transcripts, and photographs will be archived at the Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library.

This project was created in collaboration with Professor Seth Markle’s Global Hip Hop Cultures fall 2017 course at Trinity College and Tim Wolf. Special thanks to the Community Learning Initiative and the Center for Caribbean Studies at Trinity College.

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Contact:

Hartford History Center, (860) 695-6300

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