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4 Elements Hip Hop Club hosts open mic

Teddy Hull, a local Bay Area comedian, has audience members in tears with laughter Feb. 7 during First Thursday Open Mic night in the Euphrat Museum.

Kyle McDonald, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019

4 Elements Hip-Hop Club held an event hosted by McTate Stroman at the Euphrat Museum of Art, continuing the 10 year tradition of hosting Open Mic Night on the First Thursday of each month. Performing artists arrived to sing, play instruments, rap over beats, freestyle, and conduct slam poetry along with stand up comedy. All of the artists who had ...

Open mic night invites students to express themselves

Tyrone Powell, known as MC Black Jesus, extends himself to the crowd at the Feb.1 First Thursday open mic in the Euphrat Museum.

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

Can Black Jesus get an amen? At the First Thursday open mic hosted by the 4 Elements of Hip Hop club Feb. 1, the answer was "Yes." Emcee Black Jesus is the stage name of De Anza student Tyrone Powell, 21, computer engineering major who has been rapping for three years, representing San Jose. “This...

First Thursday kicks off Black History Month with a bang

First Thursday kicks off Black History Month with a bang

Lamberto Diaz, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

The Four Elements and the Black Leadership Collective hosted the “Black History Month Kick-Off” in the Euphrat Museum of Art on Feb. 5. Donna Jones- Dulin, Associate Vice President of Operations at De Anza, honored and highlighted important historical figures and events which contributed to the...

Open mic encourages self expression and celebrates black history

Open mic encourages self expression and celebrates black history

Jim Blank, Reporter

February 18, 2014

De Anza College held an open mic on Feb. 6 as part of the campus’s celebration of black history. Several acts used satirical expressions of racism from the early 1990s, while others celebrated freedom and equality. McTate Stroman, the artist in charge, made opening statements as the crowd settled...

Music, spoken word fill art museum for 1st Thursday Open Mic

Davied Morales, left, and Chuck Lee, right, sing and perform rap.

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Students turned the Euphrat Museum of Art into a performance venue for 1st Thursday Open Mic on Nov. 7 with an evening of dance, music, poetry and spoken word. “It’s an artsy night,” 1st Thursday advisor LaQuisha Beckum said. “People get on the mic and rap, sing and play music. It’s...