Join us for our next CAN I KICK IT?, where we’re returning to anime and screening the cult TV series Samurai Champloo. This will be the first time that we’ll be screening a TV series and we’ll be featuring episodes 1-4. For more info/RSVP click here.
While in NYC we also checked out the first of a monthly event series produced and held at MoCADA. If you’re unfamiliar with MoCADA, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), through visual and performing arts, incites dialogue on pressing social and political issues facing the African Diaspora and fosters a dynamic space for the creation and continuous evolution of culture.
The current exhibition features works from Langston Allston (illustrative works) and Demond Melancon (Native American inspired bead work). To check out more pics click Read the rest of this entry
In celebration of our CAN I KICK IT? screening of “The Warriors” (on 12.8.18 at The Kennedy Center) we’re excited to announce that we’ll be conducting our SOUND PATTERNS Art Exhibition, on 12.7.18, featuring a range of works inspired by the movie – capturing the essence of the classic film.
This special edition of SOUND PATTERNS will take place on Friday December 7th at the Victor L. Selman Gallery (3305 8th St NE – Brookland), from 7 – 11 PM, and will include music by SHAOLIN JAZZ co-founder DJ 2-Tone Jones. For more info/RSVP click here.
Another amazing Black President’s Day event, which is an annual event, produced by Lil SoSo Productions, celebrating the godfather of Afrobeat: Fela Kuti. Props to Kat and her team for transporting us to the Continent and delivering yet another memorable experience.
I’m already looking forward to next year and to check out the full recap click Read the rest of this entry
At our next CAN I KICK IT? we’ll be screening the ultimate cult classic martial arts film “Bloodfist” starring one of the most celebrated martial artists in the world Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Tues. Oct. 23rd, at Sonbyrd, 6 – 10 PM, and to RSVP/Info click here.
Check out our “Wheel of Death” design – inspired by our CAN I KICK IT? engagement. To customize and purchase on over 15 apparel and home goods items click here.
A new design for the visual language designed by Late Night Genius for CAN I KICK IT? fusing hip-hop and martial arts.
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been asked to be apart of this year’s Art All Night programming and will be conducting a special edition of CAN I KICK IT?, screening The Matrix, on Saturday September 29th at Art All Night’s North Capitol location, specifically 1600 North Capitol Street NW (the corner of North Cap and Florida Ave).
We’ll be outdoors for this one, so plan accordingly (lawn chairs are recommended due to the lot being rocky) with the screening starting around 8:45 PM. In addition to the movie, explore local artists and vendors at the #NorthCapontheMap Arts Market. Support shopping small and walk amongst one of a kind artists and makers.
For more info click here.
Check out our “Influences 2.0” design which takes stylistic cues from pop art and graffiti and fuses them with SHAOLIN JAZZ’s more specific cultural influences of hip-hop, jazz, and martial arts.
To customize this design on a range of apparel and or home goods click here.
Check out our “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” design which is inspired by our album of the same name where we fused the vocals and instrumentals from jazz great Nancy Wilson with the acappellas from the legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan.
To customize from a curated selection of apparel and home-goods click here.