Friday, January 29, 2010

Event: “Celebrating New York City's Mosaic"

From Jazz to Salsa to Hip Hop, Latinos have played a key role in shaping and developing the musical sounds of New York City. Join three pioneers of the Latino Hip Hop movement—Joe Conzo, photographer and author of Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop (Universe, 2007); Jorge "Popmaster Fabel" Pabon; and DJ Disco Wiz, author of It's Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's First Latino DJ (Miss Rosen Editions, 2009)—for a discussion about the roots and challenges of urban Latino Hip Hop and a slide presentation of Joe Conzo's work chronicling the early days of Hip Hop in New York City. The event is FREE and if you'd like to register for attendance go to DjDisCoWiz and enter the promo code AH in the discount promo box to receive your two-for-one admission pass on-site at the check in table on February 2, 2010, only. You must present your order confirmation/pdf ticket at check-in to receive the two-for-one admission pass.

When: February 2, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
Where: Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue
at 104th Street
New York, NY 10029

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