[mgj-discuss] Music of Resistance: Hip-Hop, Poetry, Stories,
& Pictures of Occupation & Struggle
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Fri Dec 2 20:40:26 GMT 2005
Music of Resistance: Hip-Hop, Poetry, Stories, & Pictures of Occupation & Struggle
Sunday, Dec 4, 9pm
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th NW
Joe Carr, with his high energy and powerful voice, will entertain,
educate, and inspire you with this evening of stories, pictures, music,
and poetry from his experiences in Iraq, Palestine, and US direct action
movements. In this one-activist show, Joe Carr will move your feet and
challenge your mind with his biting and controversial political hip-hop
and poetry rooted in his experience in anti-colonial struggles. His songs
are accompanied by stories and analysis from his work on the front lines, and illustrated with picture slideshows. Checkout Joes music and poetry at www.lovinrevolution.org/lyrics_mp3s.htm.
Download the flyer: http://www.lovinrevolution.org/flyer_music.doc
ALSO, COMING UP ON FRIDAY, DEC 16....
SlingShot Hip-Hop PARTY
"Free the P" Fundraising Show for Documentary on Palestinian Hip-Hop
Friday, December 16th, 2005 @ 10 PM
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St. NW Washington, DC
Head-Roc - www.head-roc.com
The N.O.M.A.D.S. - www.thenomads.biz
The Philistines - www.thephilistines.com
Iron Sheik - www.ironsheik.biz
'SlingShot Hip-Hop' (www.slingshothiphop.com) is in post-production stages. Produced by award-winning filmmaker Jackie Salloum, this film chronicles the lives and music of Palestinian rappers in Gaza, the West Bank, and the rest of 1948 Palestine. This film portrays the voices of displacement and oppression.
Come out to support this project and have a good time.
"Free the P" is a mix CD dedicated to raise funds for the completion of "SlingShot Hip-Hop." Order it at www.freethep.com
Donations to the film will be requested. The event is free.
Haiku for the Head Locked
We thrash, curse for air
As our strangler declares, look
How violent the Arab
by Zein El-Amine
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