ANSWER Coalition Presents: Lyrical Revolt- Down with Columbus, Down with Empire SATURDAY- 10.3.15 2969 MISSION STREET San Francisco (near 26th) 415-821-6545 ANSWERsf.org ANSWER@ANSWERsf.org 6PM SIGN-UP 7-10PM PERFORM On Saturday, October 3rd, the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition will be hosting LYRICAL REVOLT, a political-artistic space to express oneself through any vocal medium. Join us as we use the power of our words and art to battle the injustices that face the world today.This open mic is dedicated to indigenous and immigrant communities who are resisting white supremacy and the racist colonial legacy that is celebrated on Columbus Day. Native and oppressed people have historically fought subjugation at the hands of their colonizers -- now more than ever it is important to fight back against the brutality and injustice of today’s U.S. Empire!
Filmatic Productions in collaboration with the Downtown Berkeley Association Presents: SHE AND MR JONES: A BORNDAY TRIBUTE TO AMY WINEHOUSE AND NAS September 14th marks the birthday of two contemporary musical legends: Amy Winehouse and Nasir Jones, better known as Nas. Winehouse and Jones revolutionized their respective genres of R&B and Hip-Hop and, as destiny would have it, came together to collaborate in Ms. Winehouse's final years. To celebrate the late Amy Winehouse and Nas, an ensemble of local vocalists, scholars, emcees, musicians and poets will be performing a tribute medley accompanied by a live band and DJ. The event will be filmed and streamed live on bcmtv.org! PERFORMANCES BY: 510traVES - Get Down 510traVES, UnLearn The World - The World Is Yours UnLearn The World - Life's A Bitch Marie Morrell - Rehab, Love Is A Losing Game Priyanka - You Know I'm No Good Noel Rokswel- Valerie Raw Jaw - I Gave You Power Denero - One Mic, Sly Fox Hannah - Back To Black Jenna Medina feat. Xiomara - Stronger With Me Chhoti Maa - Some Unholy War, Street Dreams Watzreal - Hip-Hop Is Dead Do DAT - Verbal Intercourse, Smokin' Ben Marx Khafre Jay Beats/DJ Sets: Bamboon Brobot Baythoven a.K.aye Sept. 14th, 2015 6p - 9p Berkeley Community Media 2239 MLK Jr Way. Berkeley, CA
Read, Debate, Celebrate at the Oakland Book Festival on May 31, 2015 The inaugural Oakland Book Festival will be held this year on Sunday, May 31st, from 11am until 6pm, at Oakland City Hall. The one-day event features 90 writers participating in 40 sessions, including panels, interviews, and readings. There will be performances and a children’s area outdoors, on Frank Ogawa Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. http://www.oaklandbookfestival.org/festival-program
On Thursday April 23, 2015 Sustainable Peralta of the Peralta Community College District will be hosting the annual EcoFest Sustainability Festival from 11am until 2pm at the Laney College Bistro/Estuary in Oakland, CA. EcoArt Matters Films Student Projects Food Music Garden Tours and More
Join local artists, MC's, activists and musicians for a night of hip hop unity. Bridging together the Bay Area's hip hop community by using music as a form of cultural resistance and social change. This event is a platform to bring unity to Arab and Black communities who are both affected by the same colonial oppression from the U.S government, Police, to U.S foreign Policy who all use the same tactics of divide and conquer in our communities! Come through, this event is critical you don't gotta be political, just a member of the community ! One love, rise up!
Sounds Like: Immortal Technique, Mos Def Official, The Roots, Pep Love, Blackalicious
Bio: Music is my passion. It's what brings me the most pleasure in life. To be on stage spewing my heart out is where I find myself in my prime. Sending a message over a beat and finding my audience captivated is like the finest of ambrosia to me. Pouring my thoughts onto a page in anticipation of re...See Full Bio
“Khafre’s stage presence was impeccable, moving from side to side, engaging the entire audience with both his lyrics and body language. He closed his set out with his reggae cross-over track “Place Where I Live”, which brought the crowd together in celebrating their hometown and brought the house down with then entire audience chanting “We need some PEACE!” ”