October #RB ArtBeats

This month, Black Masters of Social Artistry journalists covered major open mic and performance events, including Harambee in Renton, Empire Nights Third Anniversary, Zulu Nation, and the Urban Impact 25th Anniversary.

Empire Nights Third Anniversary

Empire Nights Third Anniversary

An open mic event called Empire Nights takes place on the third Saturday of every month.  This event brings us together as a community.  Everyone who comes to Empire Nights continue to help us grow stronger and celebrate one another—Happy Birthday Empire Nights. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. I loved how everyone came out […]

Family Back 2gether

Family Back 2gether

Many of us have been through hard times and good times with our family.  For me, family has been the number one thing that I am dedicated to.  This is because I love my family.  I also know that family helps to support our hopes and dreams.  Keep your family close and your hopes and […]

Peace Rally

Peace Rally

On October 25, 2012, I went to a Peace Rally at South Shore.  This event was organized by a program called Alive and Free (they are connected to the Union Gospel Mission).  I enjoyed watching the audience.  Seeing the youth express themselves through different forms of art such as dancing, rapping, spoken word, singing was […]

Harambee Open Mic Night

Harambee Open Mic Night

On October 26, 2012 at 8:00pm, the organizers of “Cultivate” hosted another open mic at Harambee. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. Each citizen journalist from the S.E. Seattle FreedomNet performed, and blew the crowd away. 2. I was proud of my generation and the talent each of us showed in our performances.  It […]

Shout Out to Empire Nights for Their Third Anniversary

Shout Out to Empire Nights for Their Third Anniversary

Attending the Empire Nights open mic  is like being at home.  The crowd is supportive and everyone is happy to be together as one community.  There was a lot of talent that night.  If I had gold medals to give out, everyone who performed would have been wearing one. The ability to be able to […]

Bringing Sonics back home.

Bringing Sonics back home.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 The Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club hosted an event that celebrated the signing of the Super Sonics.  Mayor McGinn was happy to sign the documents to officially welcome back the Sonics to Seattle.  The new owner, Chris Hansen, was approved by the city and county councils. The Seattle Sonics are […]

3rd Annual Mr.Cleveland Event! 10/26

3rd Annual Mr.Cleveland Event! 10/26

On Friday October 26, 2012 Cleveland High School had their 3rd annual Mr. Cleveland event.  During this event, one male student is crowned for school spirit and enthusiasm.  There were five contestants including Khyree S., Ronald M., Drue P., EJ P., and Ryan R. They all had to show their talent, compete in games, and […]