High energy, danceable, captivating hip hop music, that will make you feel charged up. Tang Sauce delivers the complex, clever rhyme schemes; at the same time playing jazz inspired trumpet, while DJ Stealth brings electronic sonic smoothness.
Their multi-cultural collaborations include original songs, spoken word, and arrangements of traditional music of the African American and Jewish traditions. Moonlight and Morning Star work devotedly in the Pioneer Valley to promote social justice, multicultural awareness and empowerment for young people.
“Tenderness Selections” by First Generation is a blend of monologues, storytelling, movement, scenes, and includes five languages. Created by First Generation Ensemble, “Tenderness” underscores the dehumanization at the core of all violence, and contrasts it with the eternal power of human tenderness and connection. I
Eugene Mirman headlines an evening of comedy at the Shea with special guest Maeve Higgins, February 9.
Drew Lopenzina’s second book is a cultural biography of the Pequot activist and minister William Apess, the first Native American to write and publish his own book length treatises and memoirs in the 1820’s and 30’s.