More Screen Printing Workshops For You!

By Aaris A. Schroeder July 22, 2011 Already in effect on its second Sunday, Sept. 25, SledgeHammer Graffix is offering round two in its gallery-traveling screen printing three-part workshop .  Taught by long time screen printer and business-owner, Leon Willis will show you step-by-step how to create a screen printed card or poster, using a one-three color process.  The series that began Sunday, Sept. 18 … Continue reading More Screen Printing Workshops For You!

Blazin’ the Trail for Drum N’ Bass Hip-Hop

OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY FOR BLAZE By Aaris A. Schroeder August 9, 2011 Rebbecca Gerhardt, also known as Blaze has been through it and back.  As an emcee and a transitional nomad, this young lady has gone from poetry to singing to rapping by the age of 15-years old.  Her travels are deep and her life is continuing to change and grow.  She trusts herself and moves … Continue reading Blazin’ the Trail for Drum N’ Bass Hip-Hop

May 29, ’11: Last Workshop at Beatnik Studios

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief We arrived at 3 pm and there was not a soul in the building for the workshop, Memorial Day Weekend was in our midst.  Just a few people showed up for the workshop but that was okay.  There was a nice food spread to celebrate the last workshop at Beatnik, hoping that it will not be the last ever. The ambiance … Continue reading May 29, ’11: Last Workshop at Beatnik Studios

May 22, ’09: Screen Printing Workshop Number Two in Affect!

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief By this time, students have heard what is up or are returning for yet another session of screen printing at Beatnik.  This time it is May 22 and the workshop is full with people of all ages, youngsters in elementary school, middle school, college aged as well as people in their 30s and 40s. Instructor, Leon Willis AKA AycRock used this … Continue reading May 22, ’09: Screen Printing Workshop Number Two in Affect!

Screen Printing Workshop at Beatnik Studios a Success

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Sunday, April 17, 2011 – UBOHAMMER Presents Screen Printing Workshops in Sacramento, CA.  The teacher, Leon Willis A.K.A. AycRock shows locals the complexity to what many think is a simple skill. AycRock goes step-by-step, first by showing students how to create a stencil and then the layers of that stencil for each color of their print.  Finally, students get to drop some … Continue reading Screen Printing Workshop at Beatnik Studios a Success

Screen Printing with AycRock

UBOHAMMER SledgeHammer Graffix Presents Screen Printing with AycRock At Beatnik Studios Resuming Sundays, May 15-29, 3-5 pm $20 to Participate and Take Something Home! By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Sundays, May 15-29, 2011 – Come out to Beatnik Studios at 2421 17th St. from 3-5 pm and get taught a lesson in the techniques of screen printing.  Learn why AycRock, who owns and operates SledgeHammer … Continue reading Screen Printing with AycRock

The C.U.F. Album Release Party

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Thursday, May 12 marked the day that The C.U.F. eleased their album, C.U.F. Caviar, Vol. 1, released by C.F.O.  Recordings. The evening, organized by Conscious Vibes at Harlows went into effect after 9 pm.  UBOHAMMER arrived after 10 pm to set up shop selling t-shirts and posters. All kinds of fans, new and old arrived between 9 and 11 pm.  J Ras of … Continue reading The C.U.F. Album Release Party

MissChief916 and Live at the Dojo; Live at the Dojo Present: Bambu at Sol Collective

Bambu at Sol Collective Wed., May 11, 1011 9:30 pm Wednesday, May 11, 2011 – MissChief916 and Live at the Dojo presents The Smuggler’s Tour at Sol Collective, located at 2574 21st st. in Sacramento.  Show starts at 9:30 pm and will be hosted by A.V. and DJ Flow.  Featured turntablist DJ Phatrick will be mixing it up on the ones and twos. SledgeHammerGraffix will be in the … Continue reading MissChief916 and Live at the Dojo; Live at the Dojo Present: Bambu at Sol Collective

Raekwon The Chef

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Sunday, May 1, 2011 — Take in some fresh spring air with an early evening show at 7 pm at Ace of Spades, on of Sacramento’s premiere club spots and watch Wu Tang Clan’s Raekwon The Chef perform with local hip-hop celebrities Mean Doe Green, The CUF, Rebel Diaz, C-Plus, DJ Oasis and Kodak Visuals & hosted by hip-hop/reggae performer, J Rass of SouLifted. Screen Printer and … Continue reading Raekwon The Chef