Thursday, May 12, 2011
Bart Simpson joins Hip Hop Chess
Bart Simpson, Hieroglyphics Join Hip-Hop Chess Federation
Posted May 11th 2011 4:15PM by Theo Bark
Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, has been announced as a featured guest at the annual Hip-Hop Chess Federation's annual Spring Classic this Saturday (May 14), in San Jose, Calif.
Cartwright, who has voiced Bart Simpson's character on Fox's hit show 'The Simpsons' since 1987, as well as several other characters -- Nelson Muntz and Ralph Wiggum -- on the show, will be a special guest participant in the all-day chess tournament and educational seminar, which also features Bay Area rappers Zumbi of Zion I, Casual and Tajai of Hieroglyphics.
In addition to the entertainers, Bay Area NBC news anchor Scott Budman will be moderating a panel on life strategies, pro skater Jordan Richter will be giving a skate demo, the All Tribes Universal Zulu Nation Chapter will offer break dancing lessons and the HHCF Jiu Jitsu Team will teach anti-bullying tactics.
Founded by author Adisa Banjoko, the HHCF is an organization dedicated to teaching life strategy skills via chess, martial arts and hip-hop.