The memorial service for the recently departed Randy Weston, held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, was nothing short of inspirational
By Dawoud Kringle
Music was performed. Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Ensemble paid tribute to their departed founder and leader. Every note, every stroke on a drum was a tribute to the master musician.
Join the world! On January 20th NYC will raise its voice again to demand equality for all humans at the 2018 Women’s March on NYC.
Global Takeover of Times Square: globalFEST Uncovers Bold Sounds and the World’s Hidden Musical Gems
On one of the busiest and most iconic streets in the world is a forgotten gem of a theater. On January 14, 2018, the lights will go on, the doors will open, and New York and its myriad visitors will discover the unexpected beauty of The Liberty, one of three stages which will host some of the most intriguing music in the world, along with the iconic BB King’s and Lucille’s.
globalFEST is moving the 15th anniversary edition of its flagship festival to Midtown, to add a new collection of sounds to the crossroads of the world in Times Square. The leading US-based world music service organization and its eponymous festival/showcase specializes in uncovering gems hidden in plain sight and in showcasing the wonders of a world brimming with music that’s both innovative and deeply rooted and putting them on the road and in theaters and venues across the country.
Hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving.
Wanted to invite you to our friend’s NoMAA’s Technical Assistance Institute’s half-day symposium on arts, community and equity which will take place on Saturday, December 2, 10am-3pm at Gregorio Luperon High School in Washington Heights. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For more on invited guests and panels, follow this link: https://doobeedoobeedoo.info/?post_type=ai1ec_event&p=28236&preview=true
I, Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (DooBeeDoo chief editor) and Dawoud Kringle (DooBeeDoo main contributor) stand against white supremacy and the deadly violence committed by the alt-right or Nazi groups in Charlottesville (VA) last weekend.