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MON. APRIL 10, 2006 | 7 PM | HIP HOP RETROSPECTIVES PRESENTS EXECUTIVE DECISIONS: 30 YEARS OF POWERFUL WOMEN IN HIP-HOP

A discussion series that takes a look back at the road paved by pioneers and a look forward at a culture that some feel has yet to realize its greatest potential.

Produced by JASON KING
Co-sponsored by the Tisch School of the Arts

NYU Skirball Center presents

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS: 30 YEARS OF POWERFUL WOMEN IN HIP-HOP
Pioneering women in hip-hop who have worked as record label CEOs, presidents and senior execs reflect on the challenges they faced climbing to the top of a male dominated industry

Speakers:

CARMEN ASHHURST, Former President, Def Jam Recordings and Rush Communications
DENISE BROWN, Attorney, Former Head, Black Music Division for Warner Bros. Records
ANN CARLI, Film Producer, Former Senior Vice President, Jive Records
LISA CORTES, Film Producer, Former President, Loose Cannon Records
MONICA LYNCH, Former President, Tommy Boy Records

Special Tribute to SYLVIA ROBINSON, Founder of Sugar Hill Records

Moderator: DANYEL SMITH, Author, Former Editor, Vibe

WHERE:
All events are held at THE SKIRBALL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
566 LaGUARDIA PLACE (south side of Washington Square Park) between Washington Square South (4th Street) and 3rd street
A,B,C,D,E,F,V to West 4th Street

TICKETS (PER RETROSPECTIVE EVENT):
$15 general public, $10 nyu faculty and staff, $7 nyu students or buy a full festival pass
Tickets: www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu
Box Office: 566 LaGuardia Place
Ticket Central, 416 West 42nd Street, 212 279 4200

These Retrospective events are part of FEST FORWARD: HIP-HOP UNBOUND a two-week hip-hop festival at NYU, April 3-15 featuring performances by and events with THE COUP, ROB SWIFT, UNIVERSES, DECADACE THEATER + FULL CIRCLE PRODUCTIONS, DUJEOUS, MC AKIM FUNK BUDDHA, BI-TRIP, POP MASTER FABEL and many more!

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Festival passes are available.

Festival curated and produced by: Rika Iino, Jason King and Wiley Hausam

Media Partner: The Village Voice

This event is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency

Please see www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu for more information

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