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URB ALT FESTIVAL 2009 SHOWS VISUAL APPEAL AT THE HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
Marthalicia Matarrita, Ed Marshall, Jaclyn Roberts, Tim Fielder and more display visual arts in Harlem with book excerpt reading by Farai Chideya and musical sets by Kaneng Lolang and MuthaWit Orchestra.
"URB ALT Festival features artists that are exemplars of boundary crossing, synthesis and unification." – The Village Voice
NEW YORK, NY (June 11, 2009) - The fourth annual URB ALT Festival presents the hippest of multi-cultural music/film/visual/literary artists at New York City's Public Assembly(6/20), Harlem School of the Arts(6/24) and BAMcafe(6/26 and 6/27). URB ALT Festival 2009 is a 4 day celebration of cutting-edge arts that rolls out it's first visual arts exhibition and arts workshop on Wednesday, June 24 at the Harlem School of the Arts. The FREE event features exciting alternative artists from various forms of media including award-winning live art painter Marthalicia Matarrita; experimental graphic designer and magazine publisher YAMS; media blending photographer Jaclyn Roberts; provocative underground comic artist Everett “Zatt” Glenn; light bending alternative arts photographer Ed Marshall; and 3d/2d animator/filmmaker/conceptual designer Tim Fielder; and abstract representational photographer, Ira Merritt. The date will also feature a reading from "Kiss the Sky," the new rock music novel by author/journalist/radio host Farai Chideya, a musical performance by Nigerian folk/soul chanteuse/experimental filmmaker Kaneng Lolang and an acoustic show by the MuthaWit Orchestra.
June 24, 6:00pm-10:00pm: Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas Avenue. Harlem, NY. A, B, C or D trains to 145th Street. and St. Nicholas Avenue
3d Animation and Music Workshop 6:00pm-7:30pm.
Free to the public
Tim Fielder - 3D Animation and Concept Design Workshop by feature filmmaker
Leila Adu - Free Improvised Vocal and Workshop for Children by award-winning vocalist/composer from Italy.
Waberi Jordan - Vocal and Compositional Workshop by renowned Jazz vocalist from Los Angeles
Art Exhibit opening, Book Reading and Music 7:00pm-10:00pm
Beverages and food served.
Free to the public
Everett "Zatt" Glenn
ABOUT URB ALT
URB ALT is Underground Railroad Broadcasting Alternatives, a music/film series and media company founded by Boston Fielder in 1998 to serve the creator and audience seeking unfiltered entertainment and artistic expression. The URB ALT Festival, co-founded in 2006 by recording artist/television producer Shena Verrett, has a mission to cross pollinate musical and visual experiences to focus artist and audience alike on how creatively expansive and socially resonant popular culture can be.
URB ALT FESTIVAL 2009 is a joint production of BossTon Communications, GirlsOn... Productions and Odd Endeavors Productions.
URB ALT Festival 2009 sponsors are Daisy Rock Guitars, Sweatshop Rehearsal and Recording Studios, BigHead Scientists, Fusicology, GrungeCake Crisis Magazine, Harlem School of the Arts, BAM and Wyndham Hotels.
More info and promo art: urbalt.ning.com/page/festival-1. myspace.com/urbalt, publicassemblynyc.com, harlemschoolofthearts.com, bam.org and thesweatshopnyc.com and 404.313.5341
URB ALT Festival, founder
MuthaWit Orchestra, founder/conductor
WE LOVE YOU ALL. PLEASE BE ON TIME! SERIOUSLY.
http://www.freehiphopnow.com Presents, A Monthly Bondfire @ The BPC: It's Ladies Night!
Hosted by: TastyKeish: The Brooklyn Dütes (Rise Up Radio WBAI 95.5FM http://www.wbai.org / http://www.riseupradio.org)
Music by: TBA
Live art by: Marthalicia and Demostina
Photography: Elizabeth Allen
Free before 10:30PM $10 after all night...
Door opens at 10PM (Open Mic Sign Up at 10PM. Limited list. Be on time!)
Bondfire Special All Female Mic's Open Show begins at 10:30 -11:30
Bondfire Concert Series Begins at 11:45
"Being plastered all over the cover of entertainment magazines generally has no bearing on whether or not the artists pictured, actually live up to what the articles inside them mention..."
Headliners for the evening concert series...
Karen Cardozo with Show Of Cards
TreZure the Empress
Mic Open Show List
1. Ayanna Gabriel
2. Jay GlowSociety
5. Charan P.
6. Mecca Woods
7. (i am) isis
8. Abigail Ekue-Smith
9. Angel'a Thomas
10. Thiahera Nurse
Below Standby List
*11. Tiffany Denise
***13. Alexis Marie