Posts Tagged ‘EastSide Arts Alliance


Break The Bay: 5v5 Crew Battle

Break The Bay: 5v5 Bboy/Bgirl Crew Battle
Proceeds benefit youth programs in the Bay Area

April 7, 2018 2-10pm
East Side Arts Alliance
2277 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606

$10 General Admission
$5 w/ student ID
kids 12 and under free with paid adult


Main Room:
5 Vs. 5 Breaking Crew Battle
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
Open Cyphers
Live Performances
DJs: Platurn, Saurus, Ethik, Vicente,
Delrokz (Cloud 9 Tribe/UZN/B4T)

Crumbs (Style Elements Crew)
Finesse (Renegade Rockers)
Power Serge (Beatz n Pieces)

Hosted by: GidNasty (Squadron Ace) and SETI X


Open Styles Room-FUNK EDITION:
1 vs. 1 Open Styles Battle to FUNK music
1st Place: $200 Cash Prize
Open Cyphers
DJs: Vicente (Challenger Beats) and Dennis Infante

Shinobi Jaxx (Mix’D Ingrdnts/House of Jaxx)
Chaz (Groovmekanex)
Shyguy (Knuckle Neck Tribe)

Hosted by: Oui Boogie (Cloud 9 Tribe/B4T)


Turntablist Room:
Open Turntables
Portablist Skratch Meet-up

Black Book Battle
Special Guests


Supported By:
Universal BBoy Clothing
Whipt Baked Goods
Cloud 9 Tribe
Skratch Fight
Oakland Terminal/Bazooka Films 77


Interested in competing, getting involved, or being a vendor?
Email us at:

More info TBA soon.


Break 4 Tots: Back To School Jam


Join us on August 26, 2016 to help Break 4 Tots serve the community one break at a time. Since 2005 Break 4 Tots has produced Hip-hop events as a means to bring our communities together, provide a space for the Hip-hop community to give back, and to provide services to youth programs locally and globally.

This year we are asking attendees to donate school suppies that will benefit schools and programs in the Bay Area and in the Philippines via Salupongan International.

Salupongan International (SI) is a solidarity network of organizations, institutions and individuals dedicated to the unity and empowerment of marginalized rural communities in Southern Philippines through international solidarity, campaigns advocacy and basic social services.

Event details:
Doors open at 6pm
All battles start at 7:30pm (must register via e-mail:

Genreal admission: $5-$10 sliding scale
$3 w/ school supply donation
Youth 12 and under FREE
(All proceeds benefits East Side Arts Alliance and Break 4 Tots programs)

***3 rooms of Funk and Hip-hop culture***

Room 1: Funk, Turf, & All-Styles (Hosted by Dopeyfresh Gardner Jr.)
-1 on 1 All-styles Competition
-All-styles open cypher

Room 2: Turntablist Room (Hosted by Skratch Fight)
-Scratch lessons for youth
-Open turntables for the DJ’s
-Record swap

Room 3: The Breaks Outdoor Pagoda (Hosted by Neil Yuzon)
-2 on 2 B-boy/girl Competition

Blakk (Cloud 9 Tribe/Renegade Rockers)
Power Serge (Beatz n Pieces/All The Way Live)
Judge 3 tba

-Cypher King/Queen Competition
B-boys and girls will be getting down to the breaks in one cypher while MC’s take turns rocking the mic. One MC and one B-boy or girl will be awarded as King or Queen of the Cypher.

-Live Aerosal Art

Cash prize, trophy, and more

+Special guest appreances
+Live performances in each room
+Community and youth organizations will be present

Mighty Delrokz
Milan BeatsMe Hawthorne
Mighty Jay Mac
TD Camp
DJ Zobe
+ more tba

Can’t make the event? Support our GoFundMe and help us continue serving the community one break at a time:

This event is a community effort brought to you by:
Break 4 Tots, East Side Arts Alliance, Cloud 9 Tribe, Universal Bboy Clothing, All Tribes SF, Kev Omoaghe Akhidenor, Jared Jay Mac McPherson and overseen and currated by Gabriel De la Cruz (THE MIGHTY DJ DELROKZ)

For more info, vending, or competition registration contact Gabriel de la Cruz via e-mail at

East Side Arts Alliance

2277 International Blvd, Oakland, California 94606

Our Summer School: An Opportunity Festival!

Our Summer School : An Opportunity Festival!
Saturday, June 26, 2010 EastSide Cultural Center 2pm-6pm

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