Scratch Philly and the Dust + Dignity exhibition team invite you to a fundraising event + evening celebrating DJ culture.
Saturday, February 6 6-10PM
Scratch DJ Academy Philly - 209 Chestnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Scratch DJ Academy Philly (www.academy.scratch.com/courses) just launched and the team can't wait for you to check out their new digs.
6:30PM: Scratch Philly Director Cosmo Baker will be giving you a preview of the facilities and DJ workshops Scratch Philly has to offer.
7:30PM: Junior of Record Breakin' Music (recordbreakin.com) will be in conversation with Dust + Dignity DJs about the importance of the upcoming exhibit.
ALL NIGHT LONG - You can donate on-the-spot to the Dust + Dignity Kickstarter campaign - www.kickstarter.com/projects/dustndignity/dust-n-dignity
DRINKS. LIGHT FARE. MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC.
FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY - We're raffling off some incredible prizes - For every $25 you donate, you get 1 ticket for a chance to win either:
***6 hours of studio time at Schooley Street Productions: A recording studio located in South Jersey just outside the city of Philadelphia, 15 minutes from all Philadelphia bridges. This includes tracking, editing, mixing and mastering. Schooley Street uses both vintage and modern recording techniques and is built around a Toft 32 channel analog console. http://schooleystreet.com/
***6 weeks of Scratch Academy Philly DJ 101! This is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to learn to DJ. Whether you want to spin at a club, be the next festival superstar, or just pick up a new hobby, our hands-on instruction will teach you the fundamentals of mixing, blending, and scratching. No matter your music tastes or commitment level, DJ 101 will teach you the fundamentals to get started on your journey. This class meets once per week for 6 weeks total. (Retail: $425)
BUT WE DON'T STOP THERE, FAM — For everyone who donates to Dust + Dignity fundraiser, Scratch DJ Academy will offer 10% off any of their a la carte classes!!
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS OUT.
ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:
DUST + DIGNITY, a visual journey + an educational experience promoting dialogue + advancing justice, opens March 4th at The Painted Bride (230 Vine Street, Phila. PA 19106).
Record Breakin' Music, cineSPEAK : alternative cinema, and Angela Asombrosa are teaming up with some of Philly's finest DJs - King Britt, Rich Medina, Skeme Richards, and Cosmo Baker - to present a one-of-a-kind exhibit showcasing over 100 vinyl album covers exploring the relationship between music, visual art, and the socio-political context in which it was created.
THE CURATORS + ORGANIZERS:
King Britt - kingbritt.com
Cosmo Baker - cosmobaker.com
Rich Medina - richmedina.com
Skeme Richards - hotpeasandbutta.com
Bruce “DJ Junior” Campbell Jr. - recordbreakin.com
Sarah Mueller - cineSPEAK.org
Angie Asombrosa - Cuurlzzz.com
**NOTE: This venue includes elevator + is wheelchair accessible**
Please DONATE to our KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN