March 27-28

Photo credit: Ben DeSoto

The Awready! Houston Hip Hop Conference explores the unique music and culture of Houston hip hop. This conference introduces the Houston Hip Hop Archives Network, a partnership developed by the HERE Project and the University of Houston Libraries for preserving the artifacts of Houston hip hop. Awready! is presented by University of Houston Libraries, HERE Project at Rice University, African American Studies at the University of Houston and the Mitchell Center.

DJ Screw & the Rise of Houston Hip Hop Exhibition
March 19 – September 21
LOCATION: M.D. Anderson Library, University of Houston

Graffiti, B-Boy and B-Girl Exhibition
March 27, 6PM – 9PM
LOCATION: Betz Gallery, 1208 West Gray

A Screwed Up History
March 28, 10:30AM – 6:30PM
LOCATION: University Center, Houston Room, University of Houston
ADMISSION: Free, registration closed

The 2012 College DJ Battle: Honoring the Legacy of DJ Screw
March 28, 8PM – 11PM
LOCATION: Rice Student CenterGrand Hall, Rice University, 6100 Main