The Arts at Marks teams up with Shangri La again!
Hosting artist-in-residence Amirah Sackett joining local hip-hop group, Super Groupers + Keith Cross, for an evening of beats and hip-hop moves! This dynamic group of artists will create a memorable performance that celebrates the global culture of hip-hop.
Amirah Sackett is an internationally acclaimed hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She is the founder of the all-female, American Muslim trio, ‘We're Muslim, Don't Panic,” a troupe that believes in hip-hop’s power to inspire, empower and bring positive change. Huffington Post recognized Sackett as one of the "17 Muslim American Women Who Made America Great In 2016.”
Super Groupers is a Honolulu-based hip-hop collective from featuring Navid Najafi and Illis It, along with highly regarded beat maker Ohtoro. Najafi and Illis It have individually won three Na Hoku Hanohano awards, and the group’s album, Learn to Fly, was nominated for the Na Hoku Hanohano award for best hip-hop album in 2017. Visithttps://supergroupers.bandcamp.com to listen to their music and learn more!
Keith Cross is a veteran hip-hop artist, singer-songwriter, educator and scholar. He teaches hip-hop lyricism to youth and the elderly, as a tool for enhancing mental and social well-being. Cross has a PhD from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, specializing in Race, Inequality and Language in Education.
Presented by Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design in partnership with the ARTS at Mark’s Garage.
Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at door
Bar@MARKS libations for sale sponosored by Kona Brewing Co.
Parking: FREE street parking after 6pm, $1.50/hr. street metered parking. Chinatown Municipal Garage (Beretania entrance) $4 flat rate after 5pm.