LouiEvolve at Copper & Kings

The smaller festival marks the half-way point to the main event in April.

LouiEvolve at Copper & Kings is a one-day festival showcasing various aspects of hip-hop culture.

The event features dance contests, live musical performances, spoken word poetry and graffiti exhibitions.

The larger, two-day LouiEvolve festival takes place every year in April at the Tim Faulkner Art Gallery in the Portland neighborhood.