Definitely check out this video of guest spoken word artist Jay Martinez performing an original piece which critically analyzes how we all interact with social media. Performed at Elementz during the “Louder Than A Bomb Cincy Open mic” Saturday November 14th, 2015.
The Elementz family invites all current members, alumni, parents, volunteers, and staff to attend our annual dinner and award ceremony on Wednesday December 23rd from 5-8pm at Elementz! That evening we will have a short set of performances by our artists, enjoy delicious soul food, give awards to some outstanding folks and celebrate an amazing year!
Nyjul, Dan’yea, Daivoghn & Anaya of our dance crew Studio Kre8v have been invited back as the “Hip Hop Mice” in this years Nutcracker with the Cincinnati Ballet! Get tickets for this years production at www.cballet.org.
written by Kurt Holocher If you are between the ages of 12-20 and are creative, but are unsure of how to tap into your full potential- Elementz “Creative Futures” series may be the perfect way to start your week. The series runs Monday-Wednesday and consists of three distinct courses that are designed to correlate with […]
Written by Kurt Holocher On October 17th, Elementz joined forces with renowned dance group The Millennium Robots to produce a street-style dance competition dubbed “Heroes Rise.” The event was bolstered through an Innovation Grant awarded by Cincinnati’s local arts agency Artswave, and was hosted within this year’s underground music festival Ubahn. Before covering this event I had […]
SoapBox Cincinnati recently featured an article on Elementz Creative Director, Abdullah Powell. In this article Abdullah speaks about the progress that his team has made over the last ten years in impacting the urban youth that have frequented Elementz. Read and share this article – http://www.soapboxmedia.com/features/100615-abdullah-powell-elementz-cincinnati-youth-gift.aspx
Poets and spoken word artists join us every Thursday 5-7pm for our Voices Of Freedom program. Teens come and join the Elementz teenage spoken word team that we are forming! We will be competing next April 2016 in the city wide, high school poetry slam, Louder Than A Bomb.
Inspired by Art After Dark at the Cincinnati Art Museum By Kurt Holocher What is Art? My Dictionary.com app defines art as: the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. Art and culture are in a constant state of flux, always influencing […]
by Kurt Holocher Kennedy Heights Park was once widely known as an unsafe, non-family friendly zone in the communities of Kennedy Heights/Pleasant Ridge. Fortunately, residents of these adjacent neighborhoods realized the value of this space and banded together to change that perception, reclaiming this neighborhood asset. The Play in the Park series hosts family oriented […]
Written by Kurt Holocher “Hold ya head don’t stress too fast, like grandma said this too shall pass.”-Mars Shinobi x Napoleon Solo of IsWhat?! Luckily for everyone involved in Elementz HipArt @Washington Park Sunday night the threat of inclement weather also passed, and a phenomenal showcase of local (and also not so local) talent was […]