Weapons of Mass Empowerment and Creating Our Future Presents:
#TheARTivist in South Dallas (District 7). The ARTivist is an unique opportunity to bridge diverse worlds together around cultural arts and social activism in the city of Dallas. We are partnering together to raise awareness and register voters for the May 2015 local elections through the combination of music, art, and poetry.
Come enjoy some of the city’s emerging talents in live art, musical selections, poetry selections, DJ sets, and much more. Support the movement and bring your talents and energy to #TheARTivist.
Creating Our Future believes that the work creatives perform constitutes a public good. We believe that creatives are an under-utilized resource for helping solve the non-traditional problems that our cities and neighborhoods currently face. Creating Our Future hopes that by encouraging creatives to make their neighborhoods better, and encouraging public officials, business leaders, and institutions to support creatives, we can create a better future for the city of Dallas.
Live Performances by: Buffalo Black, Dezi 5, Killa MC, Howler Jr, Quentin Moore, Pocket Book, Creative Solutions, Green Light Dance Project
DJ by: Jazz Steele, Art Monsters, Austin Shooknite, Imperial
Films by : Christian Vasquez, Anansi Knowbody, Emily McCartney, Anna Bohnenkamp,
Art by: Fred Villanueva, Art Monsters, Chesley Williams, Eric Trich, Justin Adu, Jasper, Jeremy Biggers
Poetry by: Rage the Poet, Sarah Tafoya, David Morgan, Adam Anderson, Princess, Darryl Ratcliff
Community Spotlight: RETREET, Cafe Momentum
Partners: Ash Studios
Sponsors: Deep Eddy Vodka