Join us as we pay tribute to legendary hiphop band A Tribe Called Quest’s album Midnight Marauders on its 25th Anniversary. For three nights we will play classic tunes in new & exhilarating ways! You on point Phife, all the time Tip!
Founding Program Director of the non-profit Youth Speaks, The Kennedy Center’s recent acquisition, & new SFJAZZ Poet Laureate Marc Bamuthi Joseph curates this festival, bringing together some of the most lauded literary & spoken word voices this generation.
American Dream States challenges writers of different genres to respond to a key piece of writing on the American Dream, and perform these new creative responses in collaboration with an all star band.
Sat concert tix: https://www.thefreight.org/event/1747883
The WeSing Vocal Festival is an empowering, educational and community-centered event for singers and vocal music enthusiasts of all ages, gender identities and stylistic preferences.
Saturday night, join us for an evening of inspiring and uplifting vocal music! Featuring the youthful energy of Oakland School for the Art's change-makers Osa Vocal Rush; the fierce, witchy sounds of breakout vocal quintet HIVE featuring legendary MC RyanNicole; and the powerful, epic vocals and grooves from Oakland-based band Elephantine. This concert is part of a larger weekend-long festival called WeSing Vocal Festival
Saturday (3/9), don't miss the Hip Hop For Change's 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Summit featuring Sa-Roc with RyanNicole, Alia Sharrief, DJ Umami, Lady Ryan and much more! Plus a panel of powerhouse women entrepreneurs, artists and activists hosted by Sterling James (KBLX). It goes down at The Uptown, Oakland (Saturday, 3/19). It's FREE with RSVP. RSVP here https://womensempowerment-oak.eventbrite.com
Join me & my illustrious co-host DCisChillin of KMEL as we host the Black Joy Parade for another year. The Black Joy Parade is A hyper-positive parade and festival to celebrate the Black experience past, present and future. Bundle up & come out! Learn more on www.blackjoyparade.org
Happy to join a bevy of talented global influencers, policymakers, & culture creators at this year’s Coalition of Black Excellence Week long summit. I will be joining the panel: Feeling stuck? Learn how to transition into your next career! on Thurs (Day 2 of the summit) where we tackle the question of: “Where do I even begin with rebranding myself and transitioning into a new career?”
Come and join the fun cast of I Remember That Song from KOFY TV 20 Live at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day in the Gardens, we will be playing all the soulful power anthems that marked a generation.
IRTS broadcasts every Saturday at 4PM PST on KOFY TV 20.