Because, then, I'd be able to see amazing folks like Alison de la Cruz try out her new material.
I just got this off of my Friendster list. So if you happen to be in L.A. go check out the show!
Here's the Friendster Bulletin:
Reasons why you should come to this Voices of Exchange...
- you are a capoerista who wants to play and meet other capoeristas in the area...(or you don't play capoeira and you know capoeristas are hot and you want to meet one)
- you are a spoken word artist/singer/comedian/musician and you want to find a place to share your work as well as meet other hot spoken word artists/singers/comedians/musicians
- you want to check out EARTHTONES, an all female Hip Hop, Reggae, Spoken Word group
- because ALISON DE LA CRUZ, performance artist/playwright, has new material and is testing it out in OUR venue!!!
- MATHMASS of LOOKINSIDE MAGAZINE has a video masterpiece that is going to be displayed. And where ever one member of Lookinside Magazine is at, the others are sure to follow. =)
- you want to come out because you want to check out LA's graffiti artists/muralists NUKE and CHOSE ONE bust out a piece before your very eyes.
- you definitely want to come out to support UNSK8, a unique afterschool program for the youth and young adults which teaches self-sufficiency and leadership qualities via art, business, and the skateboarding industry. You also want to go because professional artist, phloe, is donating an original piece for raffle to help the benefit.
-because NOMMO is going on 7 years and you want to celebrate our birthday!
-because I love seeing your lovely faces!!!!!!!
Dude, just go...
NOMMO/Voices of Exchange January 27th, 2006
NOMMO and FOSHO Entertainment presents:
Voices of Exchange A Night of World Music, Art, and Spoken Word spoken word+music+art+capoeira+JAVA!
Synergy Cafe & Lounge
4455 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA
Friday, January 27th, 7:00pm-11PM
(EVERY LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH)
YOU!!!!!!! (SIGN UP on open mic list firstname.lastname@example.org)
so far we have:
[words and rhythm] EARTHTONES
[digital visuals] a video by LOOKINSIDE Magazine's Mathmass
[words] Alison de la Cruz
[analog visuals] the legendary Nuke and Chose One
and a special guest dj!
A piece by phloe (www.studfinder.org) will be auctioned off to help the benefit!
STAGE HOSTS: Ish and Alfie Numeric
MUSIC HOSTS: FEATURING THE INTERNATIONAL SOUNDS OF THE RIDDIMRIDAS CREW - Anti-thesis aka abstract butta(fingas) and Roger Smith
This month's proceeds go to:
UNSK8 Skateboard Company- a one of the kind afterschool program in Boyle Heights, dedicating in teaching inner-city youth and young adults on how to be self-sufficient and be leaders in the community by learning how to run a skateboard company,
exposing participants to music, arts, and film, and connecting local artists and muralists with youth to design skateboards, helmets, and murals commissioned by
public and private organizations. participants are given the resources and the venue to create, collaborate, and to organize. Unsk8 functions under the roof of El Centro de Aydua, a nonprofit health institution based in East LA.
SYNERGY CAFE & LOUNGE (310) 559-8846
...Cultivating the art culture in LA...
Yeah, Alison is a friend of mine. We met several years ago and kept in touch. I had the immense pleasure of watching her perform in the past and she is always FUCKIN AMAZING!
Just saw Alison
Her words flow like warm honey
Sweet, sticky goodness