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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...
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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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PHOTOS & Set List from BRC's 4 Women Tribute — August 23

...riam Makeba, Eartha Kitt, Abbey Lincoln and Odetta.  She did a great job of pairing the right songs with the right singers.  It made for a truly energizing afternoon.  And while I'm always happy to hear Tamar-Kali and Latasha, I have to say that all the other singers are artists worth checking out.  Karma Johnson, in particular, tore up Abbey Lincoln's "Africa". Also, it was very cool to see blues legend...
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The Boldaslove.us Best of 2010

...o Meet You Twin Shadow – Forget California King – La Belle Epoque Flying Lotus — Cosmogramma SINGLES aka heavy rotation on my iPod Gordon Voidwell – “Ivy League Circus” Galaxy of Tar – “When The Hour Glass Has Run Out” Tamar-Kali – “Warrior Bones” Kelsey – “Calendar” The 54 — “Overrated” + “Crazy” MuthaWit – “Wasted (Fill My House with Salt)” No Surrender — “Gotta Get It” Janelle Monae –...

ONGOING: Toshi Reagon’s “Word*Rock*&Sword” — 9/21

...ley to Tamar-Kali, Nona Hendryx and Jessica Care Moore. The full lineup includes: NONA HENDRYX BE STEADWELL CHRISTELLE DURANDY IMANI UZURI INVINCIBLE JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN JUDITH CASSELBERRY MARTHA REDBONE MORLEY TOSHI REAGON TAMAR-kALI WORD*ROCK*&SWORD Band of Angels ALLISON MILLER ALEX NOLAN GANESSA JAMES SUE HADJOPOLOUS ABENA KOOMSON MORLEY KIMBERLYNICHOLE KOKUMO SUE HADJOPULOS + DJ TIKKA MASALA Here’s Toshi Reagon doing a dope...