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More About The W.O.W. Hall & Community Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA)

The corner of 8th and Lincoln, the location of W.O.W. Hall, has been a community gathering place since the days the city was founded Eugene Skinner.  When Joseph Cullen Root founded Woodmen of The World fraternal organization in 1880 , he envisioned an organization who’s purpose was “to minister to the afflicted to relieve distress; […]

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Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

ational Sawdust welcomes Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, the “jam army” that never plays a song the same way once, for a rare evening of two distinctively different songbook performances back to back.
With special guests Val-Inc & Marque Gilmore the inna•most.

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West Coast Trippin with BSA ~ More About the HAMMER MUSUEM

Sugar Nation the BSA is returning to the West Coast!  We’ll start with our Abby Lincoln & Max Roach tribute at the Hammer; then thanks to The Hammer’s Claudia Bestor, a second LA date on October 27th you’ll have to attend The Hammer performance to find out about; then it’s south to San Diego & […]

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What’s in a Sweet Sticky Songbook …

How about a dollop of The Ohio Players … Roger Troutman & Zapp … Lakeside … Junie Morrison … Heatwave … Slave … Aurra & … Steve Arrington’s Hall of Fame. Then there might also be a dab of Faze-O … Sun … Dayton and Platypus.   Sugar Family and Friends … can you “taste” the […]

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More About Piper Carter, Bryce Detroit and Greg Tate

As part of the D.I.A.’s Tribute to Detroit Hip Hop, Greg Tate will have a conversation with Piper Carter, founder of the Foundation of Women in Hip Hop, and Bryce Detroit, music producer and founder of Detroit Recordings accompanied by the BSA~GR Cru. Piper Carter says in an Urban Innovation Exchange article written by MJ Galbraith […]

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More About Jenny Risher, DIA’s “Friday Nights Live”, Duminie Deporres & The BSA~GD

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s hip-hop history is deeply shaped by the various elements of Motown and Detroit techno. Since the emergence of Eminem and his […]

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PDX … Soul’d Out Productions & The Jack Russell Revue Two Times

Beginning operations in 2003, PDX Jazz is a non-profit cultural arts organization and the presenter of the Portland Jazz Festival. Conceived by former Mt. Hood Festival Artistic Director Bill Royston, the proposed annual event was awarded a three-year city government grant with co-founder and partner Travel Portland (formally POVA). The Festival’s mandate was established as […]

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More about Portland Jazz, Soul’d Out Productions & The Jack Russell Revue & “We Insist! Freedom Now” Suite

Beginning operations in 2003, PDX Jazz is a non-profit cultural arts organization and the presenter of the Portland Jazz Festival. Conceived by former Mt. Hood Festival Artistic Director Bill Royston, the proposed annual event was awarded a three-year city government grant with co-founder and partner Travel Portland (formally POVA). The Festival’s mandate was established as […]

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National Sawdust … Rider & a “caramelized” Ticket Link for the Late Show (9pm)

National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue, is founded with an expansive vision: to provide composers & musicians across genres a home in which they can flourish, a setting where they are given unprecedented support and resources essential to create, and then share, their work; sharing the building with NS … the brainchild of […]

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National Sawdust ... Rider ... and a BSA "caramelized" Ticket Link

National Sawdust … Rider … and a BSA “caramelized” Ticket Link

National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue, is founded with an expansive vision: to provide composers & musicians across genres a home in which they can flourish, a setting where they are given unprecedented support and resources essential to create, and then share, their work; sharing the building with NS … the brainchild of […]

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More about Nietzsche’s & DJ Milk

Well it’s On like “Bang A Gong”!  BSA & DJ Milk are returning to Nietzsche’s for Round Two!  The first time under the Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center’s banner, with the blessings of Ed Cardoni, Steve Baczkowski and LeRoi Johnson, Rick James’ brother and back-in-the-day manager, BSA brought RJ & The Stone City Band’s swaggadocious music […]

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More about Stefanie Batten Bland

Stefanie Batten-Bland is the Artistic Director of Company SBB.  Company SBB creates performances rooted in community. Past awards and honors include the 2016 Jerome Robbins Award, 2015 Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists Choice Award, 2014/15 Alvin Ailey Foundation New Directions Choreography Lab Fellow, 2014 Joffrey Ballet Choreographer of Color.

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More about PATIENT(CE) & Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School in Kinderhook

Stefanie Batten Bland’s Company SBB & BSA present PATIENT(CE), an interdisciplinary work inspired by father daughter conversations between Company SBB founder and controversial composer and film maker Ed Bland. This creation examines the structure of jazz with its formal emphasis on the eternal present. Through a collaboration with futuristic jazz ensemble Burnt Sugar the Arkestra […]

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More about The A.G.O. & The Skyline Concert Series

The Art Gallery of Ontario is located on Dundas Street in the heart of the city of Toronto. Walking distance from Yonge-Dundas Square, the Toronto Eaton Centre and Chinatown, the AGO is easy to plan into your itinerary. As the cultural centre of Canada, the city of Toronto is one of the most diverse and […]

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