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Events Coming Up with Isis Storm Co-founder, Reza Rites

11 Feb

Celebrating Frederick Douglass &
“Living Legend” Jibreel Khazan

TODAY, Saturday, Feb 11, 2012
2:30pm until 5:30pm
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

(NEW BEDFORD, MA) – New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, La Soul Renaissance: Overflowing Cup Project, and Dj Reza Wreckage of Isis Storm and http://www.VenusSings.com invite you to celebrating our story, our past, while honoring our present. On February 11 we will be celebrating the Birthdate of Frederick Douglass and also Jibreel Khazan founding member of the Greensboro Four from the sit-in movement. Apostle Jibreel Khazan turned 70 years old this year and we felt it was only fitting to honor the living legend, while recognizing historical legend Frederick Douglass.

For this event we have book some amazing artist whose art, vibe, message and work reflects the message and passion of both Jibreel Khazan and all the ancestors and elders who have carried the baton of freedom, human rights, justice, and love. For this amazing event we will have the Guest of Honor Jibreel Khazan, the Cape Verdean Reggae Band Afrika Rainbow, New Bedford Hip Hop artist Caliph by way of Senegal Africa, Acoustic Soul Singer Cedric Josey, Poet/Emcee/Vocalist Raena Camacho, Slam Poet Frederick Douglass Knowles from Connecticut, YAP (Youth Ambassador’s Program), YouthBuild New Bedford, and Erik Andrade and the Overflowing Cup Project and more.

Please come out and support the Good Brother Jibreel Khazan while celebrating the legacy of Frederick Douglass. If you would like to get involved or help spread the word please do, or contact Erik Andrade at EriqAndrade@gmail.com

 

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Celebrating Asia and Pacific Islander Cultures…

Native Tongues & Spoken Words:
A Bilingual Poetry Night and Open Mic

Featuring Indonesian Singer/Songwriter, Agus Lele
Presented by VenusSings.com
Thursday, February 16, 2012
7:00-10:00 PM
Roots Cultural Center
276 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
$5.00 admission
Open mic sign-ups at 7:30 PM
or in advance, singsvenus@gmail.com

(PROVIDENCE, RI) – Join VenusSings.com and Friends for the next Bilingual Poetry night produced by radio DJ, digital storyteller and cultural navigator Reza Clifton. This month’s edition is dedicated to celebrating Asia and Pacific Islander cultures and features Indonesian-born Blues Singer/Songwriter, Agus Lele, of the group The Bali Brothers!

The night also includes an open mic for poets, storytellers, and other lyricists and performers sharing works in English, Hmong, Khmer, Spanish and/or any language of their choosing. Plus music by me, DJ Reza Wreckage (of VenusSings.com, Isis Storm, WRIU, and BSRLive.com).

Sign-ups start promptly at 7:00 PM or sign up ahead of time by email at singsvenus@gmail.com or through a comment on the Facebook event page. For additional event / venue information visit http://www.venussings.com andwww.rootscafeprovidence.com.

 

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