Events

The 6th Annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival

This weekend marks the 6th annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival. Showcasing talent from all over the world, this fest has become a staple of its own kind. With previous headliners including KRS One, K'naan, Les Nubians, Blitz the Ambassador, Eternia, and La Bruja, this year the one and only Jean Grae will be headlining Saturday night. The weekend will be rounded out with b-boy battles, panels, workshops, lectures, and films about international hip hop & its worldwide growth and popularity. For a full schedule of events check trinityhiphop.org. Events start today, April 1, 2011 at Trinity College in Hartford, CT.  The entire weekend is free and open to the public!


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South African Designer Thebe Magugu Becomes International Woolmark Prize Finalist

Multi award-winning South African fashion designer, Thebe Magugu, has been named as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize.

Thebe Magugu has reportedly been announced as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize, according to IOL. The multi award-winning fashion designer from South Africa is gunning for the annual prize which is reportedly worth over two million Rand (approximately USD 131 140). Magugu is contesting against five other finalists from around the world including Nigerian designer, Kenneth Ize. Magugu won the highly acclaimed 2019 LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) award and made history as the first African to do so. This might just be another win for the young designer and we're certainly here for it.

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