Thu, Aug 17, 2023

7:30 PM – 11 PM PDT (GMT-7)

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Admission is free and open to current USC students, staff, and faculty only.

Kick off the 2023–24 year and celebrate the powerful role the arts play in inspiring and connecting our community! This dynamic festival of live performances and interactive experiences is part of the Trojan Welcome Experience and is open to USC students, staff, and faculty.

The multimedia event will include:
– Spoken word by Javon Johnson, three-time National Poetry Slam champion and creator of the viral poem “cuz he’s black”
– Live music by Hailey Wild, a USC Thornton student who blends rock, pop, and R&B to create a sound that is uniquely her own
– Bollywood dance challenge with USC Kaufman’s Achinta McDaniel
– Drag performances by USC students Ella Mayo, Rae Oblivion, and Willconique
– An encore screening of the USC School of Dramatic Arts’ performance of the hilarious musical, Urinetown
– Collective painting with Claudia Concha
– After-show dance party with the trailblazing electronic and hip hop DJ duo Urban Assault aka Faust and Shortee
- Actor/poet/comedian Joe Hernandez-Kolski as emcee

And much more! Please check back for more information!
Food Provided (Snacks & Sweets )

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