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REMINDER: Tamar-kali's "Black Bottom" album release show–Friday, 7/16

...#0160; Plus, The Cool and Deadly will get us open with their signature punk rock and reggae sounds.  And, if that ain't enought, there'll be a special performance by Brown Girls Burlesque.  Remember them? Tamar-kali Record Release Party Friday, July 16 @ Littlefield 622 Degraw bet 3rd/4th Avenues Brooklyn 11217 Doors at 8pm, show festivities start at 9pm. Additional link: Hear "Pearl" from the album Black Bottom...
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Listening Post + Weekend preview: Tamar-Kali vs. Jean Grae

...rong a word here: She can go from a soft and melodic to a furious roar.  Now, when most female rock vocalists go to 10 (or 11, as the case may be) they end up sounding a little ragged, a la Janis Joplin.  But not Tamar-kali: It's all coherent, powerful, but spine-tinglingly beautiful. Check her out on "Your Girl," taken from the EP Geechee Goddess Hardcore Warrior Soul: So, maybe I'll see you at Santos tomorrow?...
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UPCOMING: Tamar-Kali's album release party–July 16

...#0160; Plus, The Cool and Deadly will get us open with their signature punk rock and reggae sounds.  And, if that ain't enought, there'll be a special performance by Brown Girls Burlesque.  Remember them? Tamar-kali Record Release Party Friday, July 16 @ Littlefield 622 Degraw bet 3rd/4th Avenues Brooklyn 11217 Additional link: Hear "Pearl" from the album Black Bottom Official Tamar-kali site Stream the album now...
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The BRC’s Million Man Mosh III — NYC & DC

...k rock pioneers for nearly a decade, working with prominent figures such as Massive Attack and TV on The Radio’s David Sitek. The band has performed with Yeasayer, Saul Williams, Modest Mouse, Television and The Roots. Tamar-kali has been a long-in-demand multi-faceted, explosive artist and performer for over two decades. She has collaborated an performed with such renown artists as Paramore, Meshell Ndegeocello, Fishbone, Jean Grae and...
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Festival Kickoff Event–Tuesday, July 12

...d public funds. Renee Cox continues to push the envelop in her work, questioning society and the roles it gives to blacks and women with her elaborate scenarios and imaginative visuals that offend some and exhilarate others. Tamar-Kali Brooklyn native and resident hardcore-soul queen, Tamar-kali, wields her pen and guitar with equal ferocity. Her hard-rocking brand of outsider art leaps from every track on her 2005 solo EP, Geechee Goddess...
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Photos: Tamar-kali vs. Jean Grae–3/28/09

...he beginning of them going back and forth.  Unfortunately, that wasn't to be. However, I certainly hope that there will be more collaborations like this, particularly between these two women.  With the walls between rock and hip hop crumbling, this might be a step in the right direction.  For music and for the two of them. Additional links: Tamar-kali's official Website Jean Grae on MySpace...
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Toshi Reagon’s 4th Word* Rock* & Sword Festival: 9/14-9/21

...ased tickets with the Subject Line “SEATING”. We will add you to our seated list. ARTISTS Toshi Reagon, wwwtoshireagon.com Joan As Police Woman, www.joanaspolicewoman.com Climbing PoeTree, www.climbingpoetree.com Tamar-kali, www.tamar-kali.com June Millington, www.junemillington.com Alsarah, www.alsarah.com Hanifah Walidah, suckaforlife.wix.com/hanifahwalidah Be Steadwell, www.besteadwell.com Morley, www.morleymusic.org Nona Hendryx,...
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Tamar-Kali's "Cabaret Chocolate" at HarlemStage — Feb 12

...Just so you know: Last year’s performance of Cabaret Chocolate was sold out. There’s no reason to expect that this year won’t do the same, so if you want to see her multidisciplinary treatise of love, then you should buy tickets in advance. Event info: Cabaret Chocolate Saturday, February 12 730pm $25 More info on the show is here. Additional link: Tamar-Kali official site...
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UPCOMING: Advanced Screening of "Passing Strange" + Tamar-kali performance — Aug. 11

...Performances.  In the meantime, the film is getting a theatrical run here in NYC at the IFC Film Center starting on August 21. Cool how Imagenation is also bundling the screening with some live music, and the powerful Tamar-kali no less! Here's Spike and the cast talking about Passing Strange at Sundance: And here's Stew: Event details: Tuesday, August 11 @ 7:00pmThe National Black Theater2031 5th Ave (Btwn. 124th & 125th...