Looking for an event to engage all your senses on a Saturday night? This evening at the Kinetic Playground in Chicago Lethal Poetry will host a Night of Sight and Sound, with special guest Saul Williams, and serve up a stimulating blend of live music, b-boy battles, poetry and art exhibition.
Like the rest of the world I’ve been deeply troubled to see the suffering and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti. As I’ve been watching the news I started to wonder when live music would be used to help raise money and support. I figured it was only a matter of time until the live [...]
Sometimes there are press conferences I wish I was at, so I could ask my own questions. Like this one at Madison Square Garden during which Billboard reports Jay-Z announcing his plans for his ”Answer The Call” charity concert set to take place at Madison Square Garden (MSG) on Sept. 11, with all tickets priced at $50, and [...]
Last fall, the live show of Chicago poet/emcee Jessica Disu (aka FM Supreme) beautifully blindsided me. In this review of her performance at Decibelle Festival, I rightfully gushed about how her show inspired my hopes for the next generation of female emcees to rise up in hip hop. And ever since that show I’ve gotten to know [...]