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

CAN I KICK IT? / Jan 2017 / Recap

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I can’t front, our first CAN I KICK IT? of 2017 was better than we expected.  Lots of new faces in the place and we’ve successfully hurdled our tech…hurdles.  Props to everyone who attended, shouts to all of those who spread the word, and thanks again to Songbyrd for their continued support.  We’ve got a major CAN I KICK IT? announcement coming in the next two months so stayed tuned and please join us for our next CAN I KICK IT? on Tues. Feb. 28th where we’ll be screening the martial arts classic The Flying Guillotine.   For more recap pics click Read the rest of this entry

“CAN I KICK IT? – Basic Red”

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Check out our latest design “CAN I KICK IT? – Basic Red,” a design inspired by our CAN I KICK IT? monthly screening event (fusing classic martial arts movies with live music).  To customize and purchase click here.

#MYTUESISBETTERTHANYOURS

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#MYTUESISBETTERTHANYOURS / Join us for our 1st CAN I KICK IT? of 2017 / feat Police Story starring Jackie Chan / 1.24 / at Songbyrd / To RSVP click here / #shaolinjazz #hiphop #martialarts

CAN I KICK IT? / 12.27 / feat The Chinese Connection starring Bruce Lee

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Its the last CAN I KICK IT? of 2016 so we have to go big with the legend Bruce Lee and we’re screening one of his most action-packed films – The Chinese Connection.   And to add to the experience we’ll also be featuring local lifestyle brand The Lost Queens who’ll be doing a pop-up in Songbyrd’s record cafe.  For more details and to RSVP 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!

The Double Down Kings

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At this month’s Pop-Up Shop we’re pleased to announce that we’ll feature The Double Down Kings, a crew of graffiti writers, musicians and creative artists established in Hyattsville, MD in 1994.  Over the past two decades, the crew has grown from its graffiti roots and has expanded to more than 300 members, influencing many areas of urban culture and expression, including visual art, design, photography, music, dance, tattoo, publishing, martial arts, education, film and fashion.

 To learn more about them and to check out their work click here.

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? / 9.24 / feat. The Last Dragon

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At this month’s CAN I KICK IT? we’ll be presenting a true martial arts classic – The Last Dragon starring Taimak and Vanity.  This will be our biggest event yet, as we’ve got tons of surprises such as the streetwear brand Grindstone Universal will also be doing a pop-up shop in Songbyrd’s Cafe.  For more info click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / 8.23 / feat Method Man

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Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd at Songbyrd Music House for the next edition of CAN I KICK IT? as we’ll be screening a Wu-Tang Clan cult classic film that inpsired the name of one of their most recognizable menbers……Method Man (starring Casanova Wong).  And in tribute to Johnny Blaze himself, DJ 2-Tone Jones will be scoring the film with an all-Method Man music set!

This month’s movie trivia is sponsored by Words Beats & Life, Inc (WBL).  WBL is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that uses Hip Hop to empower individuals and communities.  For more information go to www.wblinc.org.

To learn more and or RSVP click here.