Contributor R.J. Lozada compiles different stories from the bay, the country, and around the globe. Every month, a moment, a story-either read on your facebook feed, heard in your conversations, or viewed on broadcast. You’re invited to tune in, and a take an hour to reflect on 2012.
The recent events surrounding One Goh, and the Oikos Tragedy still leave many questions unanswered. Contributors Marie Choi and R.J. Lozada attend a vigil at the Allen Temple Baptist Church on April 3. The two report back on what happened at the vigil, and what’s been happening.
(Photo by Cuong Pham)
Contributor Marie Choi interviews Kosal Khiev, Poet, Tattoo Artist, and Survivor of the U.S. Prison System. Kosal is an artist with Studio Revolt and is currently living in exile in Cambodia.
(Photo by La Femme Deadly Venoms)
La Femme Deadly Venoms sit with contributor Ellen Choy for another installment of the Womyn in Hip Hop Series. La FemmeDeadly Venoms are Kat O1O, DJ Deeandroid, DJ Celskiii, and DJ Lady Fingaz. The four make up an amazing and truly groundbreaking set of skratch artists, and mind blowing musicians, continuing to make an impact in the Hip Hop community.
San Jose Stage presents by Jeannie Barroga’s epic play “Buffalo’ed”
When: April 4 – April 29 (Wed – Sun) at 7:30pm Location: The Stage -490 South First St. San Jose, CA
Tickets: $14 – $45
Buffalo’ed retells the story of the Buffalo Soldiers, descendants of American slaves, who were stationed in the Philippines at the turn of the 20th Century, during both the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars. The military presence of the United States Army’s Buffalo Soldiers’ during the Philippine occupation is a little-known thread in the fabric of American history. It is an American story told through dialogue and movement. Click here for more details…
2012 DMC Bay Area Regional DJ Battle
Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 4:00 PM (PT) San Francisco, CA
330 Ritch San Francisco, CA
Hosted By Fran Boogie
Featuring Showcase sets from
Mista B (2008 DMC West Coast Champ)
La Femme Deadly Venoms (Cellskiii x Deeandroid x Lady Fingaz)
iNBiTuiN (Spintronix / Thud Rumble)
Snayk Eyez (2000/2001 DMC US Supremacy Champ)
This is the DMC’s classic solo showcase style DJ battle:
DJs must perform a 2 minute routine for the elimination round. Judges will select the top 6 who advance to the Finals. The top 6 finalists will perform a 6 minute routine. The champion of the 2012 DMC Bay Area Regional will advance to the 2012 DMC US Finals in New York City (in early August tba).