An inner-city urban arts festival designed to make noise against violece in the City of Toronto.
This July of 2006, the Rexdale community will welcome the city of Toronto as it plays host to the first annual urbanNOISE Festival. Designed as a reaction against the violence and negative forces that are decaying neighborhoods and communities in the GTA, urbanNOISE will be a one of a kind event that fuses popular hip hop culture with social activism to examine and eliminate the crime taking place in neighbourhoods across the city.
Located in the Albion Rd. and Kipling Ave. area, Rexdale is a unique community rich with many cultures that truly makes it one of the most diverse places in the world. From rap, to break dancing, to spoken word, this largely youth-based community has its finger on the pulse of todays popular culture.
urbanNOISE will be comprised of two components training workshops and a three-day multi-disciplinary festival.
urbanNOISE is funded by
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