Artist Showcase

Ricky Powell & His World Famous Slide Show

Saturday, July 30th
8:30PM - 11:30PM
@ 817 E. Washington Street

Ricky Powell will be attending the event and presenting his “World Famous Slide Show”! Slide Show starts at 9PM.

Ricky Powell has photographed some of the best known rap and hip hop artists of all time. From old school rappers Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, Run DMC and LL Cool J to some of the biggest stars today including Madonna.

Powell’s career began in 1985, when armed only with instamatic camera and his unparalleled wit, he smo…oth talked his way into a spot on the Raising Hell Tour bus with neighborhood up-and-comers The Beastie Boys and Run-DMC. His outstanding work during that period allowed him unlimited access to every notable name in the early hip-hop scene and opened the door for him to join notable tours such as License to Ill in ‘87, Together Forever, Check Your Head in ‘92, and Lollapalooza ‘94. The images he captured while on the road and back at home, as Def Jam’s official unofficial lensman, are today instantly recognizable and can only be described as iconic within the genre.

Born and raised in New York City, his work has been published in The New York Times, the New York Post, the Daily News, The Village Voice, Mass Appeal, Time, Wax Poetics, Newsweek, VIBE, The Source, Rolling Stone, Grand Royal and many other publications.. Powell was recently the guest editor of Chapter 43 for the Frank 151 Book Series & his work is currently featured at Rock Paper Photo dot com.

Photos Curated by Evan Natale |

Free Photo Booth | Cash Bar Provided by Dexter’s | Free Event

Surround Sounds by:
| Outside Lounge | Nigel John, Andrew Spear of, & Francis Lt-smash Crisostomo of

| Mother Falcon | Spreadsheets & Cooterman of

| The Falcon | QUESO of

All artwork will be on display, for sale, and available for T-Shirt printing thru 9.2.11.

Thornton Park Parking Garage with entrances on North Eola Drive and East Washington Street. Street parking is available if you can find it.