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This month’s CAN I KICK IT? is going to be a good look.  For info/RSVP click here.

Interview via Songbyrd DC

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Props to the good people at Songbyrd for the SHAOLIN JAZZ press.  We dish on the beginnings of SHAOLIN JAZZ, CAN I KICK IT?, and the DC art and music scene.  To check out the read click here.

SHAOLIN JAZZ in BLACK BELT Magazine

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This is iLL!  We’re incredibly honored to be featured in Black Belt Magazine which is like The SOURCE magazine of martial arts publications.  Salute!

CAN I KICK IT? / 10.25 / Screening The Raid Redemption

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Can not wait for this one!  The Raid is one of the only and illest martial arts trilogies, period and one of 2-Tone’s favorite flicks so he’s GOING IN!  And if to top off, The Double Down Kings will be hosting the Pop-Up Shop.  Come thru next Tues to Song Byrd and be prepared.  For more info and to RSVP click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / 7.26 / ft “Hard to Kill” starring Steven Seagal

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This month at CAN I KICK IT? we’re bringing you a true cult contemporary martial arts classic – “Hard to Kill,” starring one of Hollywood’s most enigmatic stars: Steven Seagal.  Come thru to Songbyrd on Tues. July 26th from 6-10 PM as 2-Tone creates another unique experience mixing classic tracks with the film.  For more info and to RSVP click here.

CAN I KICK IT? at Siena College / Recap

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Props to everyone that attended CAN I KICK IT? at Siena College and salute to Costin and his team for bringing us out and ensuring our production was tight on every level.  Hopeful we can get back there for next year’s Hip-Hop Week.  For more recap photos click Read the rest of this entry

SHAOLIN JAZZ / CAN I KICK IT at Siena College

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This month is going to be crazy.  Not only are we prepping for our trip to Ethiopia, but we also have a range of SHAOLIN JAZZ college engagements, starting with Siena College.  The good people at the Damietta Cross-Cultural Center and SEB Coffeehouse are bringing us out this Thurs as apart of their Hip-Hop Week to conduct CAN I KICK IT?  If you’re in the area or know someone that is whom you feel would be interested in attending feel free to share this post.

CAN I KICK IT? / A Visual Language

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So  much is going on with SHAOLIN JAZZ that I forgot to mention that we’ve brought in some creative heads to assist within our marketing and design departments.  Introducing first, JaMon Jackson who hails from Atlanta, GA.  This is one of the visuals he’s developed for our CAN I KICK IT? visual language, where we visually discuss the synergies between hip-hop and martial arts.  To learn about JaMon click here and to view more of the visuals that he’s designed click Read the rest of this entry

CAN I KICK IT? / IP MAN / Recap Photos

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Despite the snow, nothing but good times at our first CAN I KICK IT? of 2016.  Salute to all of those that trooped through the snow, Song Byrd for hosting, and everyone that helped to spread the word including our new media partners A Creative DC and Stereo Champions.  To check out the full recap click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / 7.28 / Screening “BIG TROUBLE in LITTLE CHINA”

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If you’ve been following, we canceled last month’s CAN I KICK IT? due to weather but we’ve decided to screen “BIG TROUBLE in LITTLE CHINA” this month since a ton of people (including ourselves) were hyped to see it.  For more info click here.  We’ve also got a unique surprise for everyone.  For the rundown click Read the rest of this entry