Village Building Convergence

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The Village Building Converegence is a 10-day placemaking festival with hands-on community projects by day, and interactive workshops, musical performances and dinner by night. To check out daytime activities, go here: www.villagebuildingconvergence.com

FRIDAY NIGHT features five performers, three workshops and kaleidscope yoga all in one night!

Doors at 5:30pm, dinner at 6pm, workshops at 7pm and music starts at 9pm~

Workshops include: Indigenous Right Relations with Pulxaneeks Love & Warren Hooley, Compassionate Communication with Upgeya Pew, and Origins of Tiny Homes Movement with Mark LakemanKaleidoscope Yogafacilitated by Ayomide Njo.

Musical performances:

Earth Guardians are Xiuhtezcatl, 16, and Itzcuauhtli, 13, are eco hip-hop artists and activists who write and produce music to educate their generation about the global environmental crisis and to inspire people of all ages to connect with their passions & move into positive, creative action. http://www.earthguardians.org/

DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid are most known for incinerating dance floors with the heavy dance floor artillery of South Asia. This impressive duo scour the globe for any hard-hitting music that combines local music traditions with window-rattling production. “DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid have been Portland’s leading world music DJs since the turn of the millennium.” -Willamette Week. http://www.anjaliandthekid.com/

Mic Crenshaw & DJ Klavical
Chicago-born poet and emcee, Mic Crenshaw is a cultural activist with both local and international impact. He co-founded GlobalFam, a non-profit music label for disadvantaged youth in Burundi, Central Africa and is currently the lead U.S. organizer for the Afrikan Hiphop Caravan. DJ Klavical creates and performs hip-hop and electronic music from latin blends to funk to soul to breaks, delivering a hybrid of multi genre tracks that get people moving. http://miccrenshaw.com/
https://radicalklavical.bandcamp.com/album/spill-the-swine

Most Hi Sound & selectress instigatah dub poet & reggae selectress (spoken word) www.facebook.com/darlinginstigatah

Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music. The strength of the eleven-piece revolves around its energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horn sections. http://www.jujuba.org/

East Forest East Forest’s blissful brand of music for old souls blends achingly emotional wordlessness, ambience, and contemporary classical touches with a touch of pop sensibilities and electronic flavors. http://eastforest.org/

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Connect with us at the facebook page for the entire 10-day event: www.facebook.com/events/137940863234703/


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Date/Time
Date(s) -   Friday, June 10th
5:30 pm - 2:00 am

Location
Refuge

Address
116 SE Yamhill St.
Portland
OR

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