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Event Archive - *END THE SILENCE - a Hip hop fundraiser showcasing some of Vancity’s finest artists*: Shankhini, Ndidi Cascade, Shane Koyczan, Lauren Burrows, Rachel Flood, Triple Three

Thu. February 19th 2004 9PM - 2AM Sonar (No Minors) 9PM - 2AM
$8.00
Presented by: END THE SILENCE

End the Silence

is a Hip hop fundraiser showcasing some of Vancity’s finest artists.
DJs, MCs, breakers and spoken word artists- united for the cause to help end the silence and stop the violence against women.

Partial proceeds of evening go to help finance the End the Silence campaign and video release, benefiting the Downtown EastSide Women’s Health Centre and Aboriginal Women’s Committee.

*This evening will be shot live for the End the Silence video, so come on out and be a part of people making a difference!

CALLIN’ ALL BREAKERS!!!
A BREAK CYPHER is gonna be filmed so if you’re available to perform for free at this fundraiser, please contact
Adrienne Noble 604-708-6098


Mad skills and mad as hell – this evening will be
hosted by
Lauren Burrows
and features performances by:

Shankini ( End the Silence )
Ndidi Cascade ( End the Silence )
Emotionz
Triple 3
Cheena Finesse
Brigee-K
Sunday School Dropouts ( Manik and OS 12 )
Heart and Soul ( Emmanuel and Chi )
Brougham Camp
Laurie Bricker and Aeon
Rachel Flood
Shane Koyczan
Overload
Skeena
Baba
Cosmosis
Jessie Da Bawdee
DJ's Needle Kinieval, TImothy Wisdom, Neoteric
With members from
Body Language and B-Girl Paws

Ndidi Cascade (hip hop, funk, reggae)

Ndidi Cascade is a Vancouver hip-hop MC who has blessed the same stage as Femi Kuti, Coco Brovas, Culture, K-os, Prevail, Kardinal Offishall, Choclair and Malcolm Jamal Warner. This woman of Nigerian/Italian/ Irish descent has been captivating audiences with her remarkable stage presence, deep socio-political insight and tight flow since 1996. ... more info

Shane Koyczan (Spoken Word)

Shane Koyczan is the first international performer to win the highly coveted Individual Championship title at the National Poetry Slam 2000. He has also been a national finalists 4 times placing in the top 6 of north america every year he has competed. Shane bested over 250 competing poets from all over North America at the world's largest perfo... more info

Rachel Flood (poetry/ spoken word)

Rachel Flood has been performing at and producing events in Vancouver for over six years. She has been instrumental in the creation of many local events and programs including: unrefined at the Sugar Refinery, the annual Sista'Hood Celebration, The Momentum Project and the New Forms Festival. She is the Executive Director of the Working Arts Societ... more info
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