Thank you everyone!

     Thanks again for supporting the youth and our community, CUDA Culture in the Annual Washington Park Live! Arts & Music Festival. Congrats to the winners of the competitions, Henry Vijande-NBK, 1St Place 7-to-Smoke Footwork, and Eli Chapman and Steffon Artis-Masters in Action, First Place Kids 2vs2, and Jaime Duran and Raja Rally -Nothing But Knowledge, 2nd Place. Thanks to our host, Paranoia -Street Masters Crew, our Judges: Zone (TDK), Break Easy (Dynasty Rockers), Krisis (NBK/RWF/IZM), Ekcite Mateo (Repstyles), for music by Madmaxx Nbk.. Such great energy, good times, great weather, dope peoples. Shout out to Eugene Yu for filming, and Joshua CayabyabBboy Network. Until next time, peace and love to the community.

 

 

Some photos from CUDA at Annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival 2013.

Photo credit: Rosana

Photos credit: May S. Young

Photo Credit: May S. Young CUDA at Annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival 2011

Photo Credit: May S. Young CUDA at Annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival 09 22 2012

PS5 PTA FAMILY FUN NIGHT with CUDA

CUDA’s MC Workshop Photo’s

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CUDA at Washington Park LIVE in the Park – ARTS & MUSIC Festival

As part of the Washington Park LIVE in the Park – ARTS & MUSIC Festival — CUDA Culture presents…

“7-to-SMOKE” B-boy/B-Girl FOOTWORK BATTLE and KIDS Exhibition BATTLES

*Sign-up on the day of event… More details to come in the next week.. STAY TUNED!*

1ST PLACE PRIZE – $100.00 CASH & GIVE-AWAYS.

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CUDA: 6/3/12

Much thanks to all who came through to Fresh Elements last night.  A special thank you to Porto Lounge,  Sirelo Entertainment, all our talented performers.  We appreciate your support and are committed to our goal to spread this culture and to bring positive changes to our community.

 




 

Fresh Elements: A CUDA Culture Benefit

We’re pleased to invite you to join us for a special evening of music, art, and dance showcase, in support of CUDA’s 2012 Essential ElementZ Summer Youth Program.

Fresh ElementZ: A CUDA Culture Benefit
Location: PORT-O LOUNGE –
286 First Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Date: SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2012
Time: 10:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

No Cover, must be 21+

10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
$25 Wristbands = 2-hr. Open Bar
$45 Wristbands – 2-hr.Open Bar (Premium Drinks)

TOTAL GOAL TO RAISE: $3,000.00

FEATURING ARTISTS:

**DJ KORN (NBK) on the 1’s ‘n 2’s!!**

B-BOY/B-GIRL Exhibition featuring:

**NBK**

**STREET MASTERS CREW & DOMESTIC APES**

Performances by:

**M. JOSEPHINE**

**HASAN SALAAM**

**PHYSICAL GRAFFITI**

and more…(TBA)

ART AUCTION featuring works by:

**GREY**

**MR.MUSTART**…

*RAFFLE PRIZES*GIFTS from CUDA & SPONSORS*

Attire: Fresh and Fly
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“2012 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTZ SUMMER PROGRAM”

Giving young people the opportunity to cultivate expressive talent and creativity in the urban arts through:

B-Boying/B-Girling (Instructor: B-Boy Rival, NBK)

& EMCEEING (Instructor: Hasan Salaam)

Student will be able to:
-learn the fundamentals of breakdancing
-understand the value of physical fitness
-learn an introduction to history of Hip Hop Culture
-develop non-verbal communication skills
-learn the fundamentals of emceeing
-practice creative writing
-practice public speaking & performance
-explore the evolution of Hip Hop music
-understand the connection of literacy and self-expression

This will be a 6-week pilot program for breaking and emceeing. At the culminating celebration, students will showcase their works in a public performance at the Annual Creative GROVE Under Siege in Jersey City, by Sirelo Entertainment (FRIDAY, JULY 27TH). All participating students will receive a certificate of participation, gain community service hours (used towards HS graduation), in addition to great friendships and an amazing summer experience to remember!

Special PRIZES will be awarded to students achieving:
-Perfect Attendance
-Most Improved
-Outstanding Achievement

(AGES: 10-17)

**For questions or further details, contact:

CUDA Culture President: Kushan Patel
Email: kushan21384@gmail.com
Tel: 201-779-4906

2012 Essential ElementZ Summer Coordinator: Rossana Villaflor
Email: rossanavillaflor@gmail.com
Tel: 201-936-4314

Thank you ALL for your support!

CUDA would like to give special thanks to: Rival(NBK), NBK Studio, Hasan Salaam, M. Josephine, Grey Fotograff, Paranoia (Street Masters/Domestic Apes), Sirelo Entertainment, Port-O Lounge, Kupiart, Full Time B-boy, & Late For Work,LLC.

Port-o Lounge

286 1st. Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302