Saturday, June 25, 2011

THE FUNK N' TRUTH VARIETY SHOW @ COMEDY SPORTZ (SUNDAY--6/26)

THE FUNK N’ TRUTH VARIETY SHOW
Sunday, June 26th
at COMEDY SPORTZ (420 S. 1st St.)
Doors open at 7:00pm/Show begins at 8:00pm
$10 in advance/$15 at the door
Hosted by DAN VAUGHN and DJ MISTER MARTIN

Don't miss the next installation of the Funk N' Truth Variety Show, the most exciting, unpredictably funny Show in Milwaukee!

Comedy, Poetry, Music, and Improv, and the return of our old friend Professor Why!

Featuring:
TPTwo, Homer Blow, Deshawn, Microphone McPhan, Nigel Wade, Breezy, Ziggy Bradshaw, Artist Brown, Tim "TheRealKing" King, Rebekah Joy, and more!

For Advanced tickets, call 414-975-5774 (We Deliver), or pick them up at Gee's Clippers on the corner of Fond Du Lac and Sherman (next to Citgo)

**Limited Offer**
Special Limited Offer Package - $15 Ticket Package for Funk N' Truth and Funny First Sunday!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS MEETS MILWAUKEE HIP-HOP SHOW (featuring LAZLO SUPREME and MELISSA CZARNIK) at STONEFLY BREWERY (SATURDAY--6/25)

MINNEAPOLIS MEETS MILWAUKEE HIP-HOP SHOW
at STONEFLY BREWERY (735 E. Center St.)
10:00pm/$5/21+
Featuring
LAZLO SUPREME (MPLS)
MELISSA CZARNIK (MKE)
AMERIKA’S ADDICTION (MKE)
TOUSSAINT MORRISON (MPLS)
WHITE-BREAD (TORONTO)
For more information, call (414)264-3630

MILWAUKEE HIP-HOP CYPHER featuring TRUE S.K.O.O.L. HOUSE PARTY and RELATIVE THEORY LIVE (FRIDAY--6/24 through SUNDAY--6/26)

MILWAUKEE HIP-HOP CYPHER
Friday June 24th through Sunday, June 26th

FRIDAY, JUNE 24th
TRUE S.K.O.O.L. HOUSE PARTY
at THE WHEREHOUSE (818 S. Water St.)
Doors open at 8pm
$10/21+ (all proceeds go to support TRUE S.K.O.O.L. programs)

LIVE DJs:
DJ MADHATTER (88Nine)
KID CUT UP (No Request Sound/WMSE’s The Mad Kids)
DJ BIZZON (WMSE’s The Mad Kids)
DJ JDL
DJ KIKI (True Skool's resident youth DJ)

Performers:
ADI ARMOUR
RAZE
THE HOLLOWZ
AUTOMATIC
RELATIVE THEORY
TASTE EMCEES
TRUTANIUM
INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

Breakdance/Popping Performers:
MOTION DISORDERZ
GRAVITY BENDERS
AARON FERGUSON

Live Art:

ZEN (Emphatic Concepts) - Graffiti
ELI VALLEJO - Airbrush
JASMINE BARMORE - Mixed Medium, Acrylic
POKER - Graffiti

Also:
True Skool Booth
True Skool Art Gallery
True Kulture products for sale (posters, spray can art, artwork, tees)
Photo Booth
Raffle

Food for Sale and Drink Specials!

SPONSORS: Wherehouse, PBR, Hot Pop, MODA3, Momma's Eggrolls, Cafe Lulu, Life Spark

For more information, contact Sarah at info@trueskool.org

THE MILWAUKEE NATURAL HAIR CARE EXPO
Sunday, June 26, 2011
at Wisconsin AfricanAmerican Womenʼs Center (3020 W. Vliet St.)
11AM-7PM/$15 in advance/$20 at the door
The Milwaukee Natural Hair Care Expo is the result of two
Milwaukee, WI based businesses, day spa owner and self published author Dr. Kanika
Ward, Wisconsin African American Womenʼs Center, and Malaika Tamu-Cooper, a
leader in the Baltimore, Maryland natural hair care and education field coming together
to sponsor a unique, cultural community event bringing families together.

More information and tickets are available online at http://ww.milwaukeenaturalhaircareexpo.com

RELATIVE THEORY LIVE
at SHANK HALL (1434 N. Farwell Ave.)
Sunday, June 26th
8:00pm/$10 online/$15 door/21+
Relative Theory, a hip hop soul duo out of Milwaukee, WI will be filming and recording a live version of their album “Theory of Relativity” at Shank Hall (1434 N. Farwell Ave.)
Relative Theory Live will be an intimate experience of music that reflects the struggle. The duo is known for making aggressive hip hop music and film, and have smoothly switched gears delivering some beautiful food for thought. Recently, Relative Theory amazed the crowd at UWM Hip Hop Xplosion, opening for international artists Dead Prez, Rhymefest, and Wise Intelligent of Poor Righteous Teachers. Combining R&B/Soul music with hip-hop and gospel, Relative Theory have created a soulful vibe you have to experience live.
More information and tickets are available at http://www.hhc414.org

Thursday, June 16, 2011

SHOW & PROVE SATURDAY with ADEBISI at MAD PLANET (SATURDAY--6/18)

SHOW AND PROVE SATURDAY
at THE MAD PLANET (533 E. Center St.)
SATURDAY, JUNE 18th
9:00pm/$7/21+
Featuring
ADEBISI (with KIRAN VEE and ALLEN RUSSELL of FRESH CUT COLLECTIVE)
SIGNIF
AMERIKA’S ADDICTION
Hosted by JC POPPE
Music from HIM AND HER (JANK ONE & VENUS)

Join us Saturday, June 18th at Mad Planet in Riverwest and witness some of Milwaukee's finest! Back from the big apple is Milwaukee's very own Adebisi who will be performing tracks off his latest solo album "Blaxploitation". Joining him on stage is none other than Kiran Vee of Fresh Cut Collective & Allen Russell. Also returning from NYC is Milwaukee native Signif. And last but MOST CERTAINLY not least will be hot performances by miltown's Amerikas Addiction. This fully loaded show will be hosted by none other than JC Poppe w/ DJ sets by Jank One and Venus of Him&Her.

For more information, call (414)263-4555

SUMMER SOLSTICE MUSIC FESTIVAL ON NORTH AVE. (SATURDAY--6/18)

THE SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL (North Ave. between Oakland and Prospect)
SATURDAY, JUNE 18th
MADE IN MILWAUKEE EAST STAGE (Near Whole Foods Market)
3:30 PM – The Scarring Party
5 PM – Call Me Lightning
6:30 PM – Evan Christian and the Rusty Ps
8 PM – The Wildbirds
9:30 PM – Kings Go Forth

MILLER WEST STAGE (Near Beans & Barley)
4 PM – The Twang Dragons
5 PM – Ricky Ganiere
6:30 PM – The Daredevil Christopher Wright
8 PM – The Postelles (National recording artists from New York)
9:30 PM – Fever Marlene

For more information, go to
http://theeastside.org/categories/7-summer-soulstice/documents/12-summer-soulstice-music-festival-2011

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE WITH ESH/HERMAN ASTRO/THE RAGADORS at CLUB GARIBALDI (FRIDAY--6/17)

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
with ESH/HERMAN ASTRO/THE RAGADORS
at CLUB GARIBALDI (2501 S. Superior)
FRIDAY, JUNE 17th
9pm/$8/21+
For more information, call (414)483-6335
More on the artists below:
http://www.reverbnation.com/Eshthesinger
http://www.hermanastro.org
http://www.theragadors.com

FRESH CUT COLLECTIVE FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT at BAD GENIE (FRIDAY--6/17)

FRESH CUT COLLECTIVE
FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT
at BAD GENIE (789 N. Jefferson)
FRIDAY, JUNE 17th
10pm/NO COVER/21+
For more information, call (414)810-1670
More on FRESH CUT COLLECTIVE:
http://freshcutcollective.com

LEGENDS IN THE MAKING POETRY AND MUSIC SHOWCASE at MATC COOLEY AUDITORIUM (FRIDAY--6/17)

LEGENDS IN THE MAKING: DO YOU BELIEVE IN OUR CITY’S FUTURE
at MATC COOLEY AUDITORIUM (1015 N. 6th St.)
FRIDAY, JUNE 17th
8:00-11:00pm/$20
The event is hosted by: DJ VEL (of POETRY UNPLUGGED)
With music by: SOUL SERIOUS
Performances by:
AUTUMN BLAZE
DARRYL “DA GIFT” JACKSON
HAZE
MISS DIA
QUE THE YOUNG CEO
DAME ELLZEY
NNATUMBA
SPEAK EASY
SONDRA B
G WOMACK
YETUNDE BRONSON

The purpose is to raise money that will be used to purchase in-kind gifts, specifically, for the Teen Lounge and the Teen program at the Neighborhood House of Milwaukee. This will be accomplished by facilitating an extravagant performance of the arts that will be held at Cooley Auditorium (Milwaukee Area Technical College) on June 17, 2011. We invite sponsorship to help cover the cost of making the event happen but ticket sales are expected to be the main source of generating funds.
The program’s coordinator has submitted a list of needs for the center and we intend to supply as much of the “Wish List” as funds will allow.

For more information, call (414)502-7478 or (414)207-8459

Tickets may also be purchased at:
The Neighborhood House of Milwaukee
2819 W. Richardson Place

Black Student Union
Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 W. State Street

More from LEGENDS IN THE MAKING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWLLL679jnw&feature=player_embedded
http://legendsinthemaking.eventbrite.com

STILL WATERS OPEN MIC POETRY AT BTW LOUNGE (THURSDAY--6/16)

STILL WATERS OPEN MIC POETRY
at BTW LOUNGE (231 E. Buffalo)
THURSDAY, JUNE 16th
7:30pm-10:30pm/$5/21+
Hosted by DAN VAUGHN
Music from DJ MISTER MARTIN
For more information, e-mail Dasha Kelly at dasha@stillwaterscollective.com

Saturday, June 4, 2011

FUNNY FIRST SUNDAYS at COMEDY SPORTZ (SUNDAY 6/5)

Dan Vaughn and Lena "Above Average" Cole present
FUNNY FIRST SUNDAYS
SUNDAY, JUNE 5th
at COMEDY SPORTZ (420 S. 1st St.)
Doors open at 7:00pm/Show begins at 8:00pm
$10 in advance
Hosted by DAMON WILLIAMS
For more information, or to purchase advance tickets, call (414)975-5774 or (219)808-6312
Tickets also available at JA'STACY RESTAURANT (2370 N. Martin Luther King Dr.)

Friday, June 3, 2011

SONG OF THE WEEK (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI

SONG OF THE WEEK (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI:

DONNY HATHAWAY--"A Song for You"


BROTHER DONTE'S BONUS SONG:
COMMON--"Retrospect for Life"

Thursday, June 2, 2011

SONG OF THE DAY (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI

SONG OF THE DAY (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI:

NOISETTES--"Scratch Your Name"


IFE OLATUNJI's film, LESSONS FROM THE TIGER, will screen TONIGHT at the WISCONSIN BLACK HISTORICAL SOCIETY/MUSEUM (2620 W. Center St.). The film will begin at 6:00pm, and it is FREE and open to the public.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

MILTOWN BEATDOWN (PRELIMINARY ROUND #4) at JACKALOPE LOUNJ/WICKED HOP (THURSDAY 6/2)

The Return of
THE MILTOWN BEATDOWN (PRELIMINARY ROUND #2)
at THE JACKALOPE LOUNJ/WICKED HOP (345 N. Broadway)
THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd at 10:00pm
FREE/21+

Join us for the 1st preliminary round of the 2011 Miltown Beat Down!

We’d like to let everyone know that 68 producers signed up for this event, and with the highest turn out we’ve seen in 6 year’s we’ve decided to open up the event to 32 producers, instead of 16.

This way we can let more of the midwest’s best have their time to shine.

With that being said, here is the schedule of battles…

THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd
SAM WINTERS vs. SAUL GARZA BEATZ
MARK VALDEZ vs. JIHAD BARACUS
JAMES JAXIN vs. BAKTRAX
LEX LUTHOR vs. CHAMP

The event starts at 10PM and is hosted by DJ MADHATTER with KID CUT UP on the 1's and 2's.

The Miltown Beatdown FINALS will take place
FRIDAY, JUNE 10th at 7:00pm
at TURNER HALL BALLROOM (1034 N. 4th St.)
$15 advance/$20 at the door
Featuring YOUNG GURU of ROC NATION (JAY-Z's tour DJ)
Hosted by DJ MADHATTER and KID CUT UP
To purchase tickets, go to
http://www.pabsttheater.org/show/miltownbeatdown2011

For more information, go to this website: http://miltownbeatdown.com

IFE OLATUNJI on her film LESSONS FROM THE TIGER

The film is about how girl chidlren access education through an international free school Fior Di Loto. Girls and women remain socially unequal in rural parts of India, and this film exams how education has influenced this particular community in Pushkar, India.

IFE OLATUNJI's film, LESSONS FROM THE TIGER, will screen this Thursday at the WISCONSIN BLACK HISTORICAL SOCIETY/MUSEUM (2620 W. Center St.). The film will begin at 6:00pm, and it is FREE and open to the public.

SONG OF THE DAY (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI

SONG OF THE DAY (ESTA VIDA) featuring guest selector IFE OLATUNJI:

YOUSSOU N'DOUR--"I Bring What I Love"