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Kung Fu Wildstyle Kickoff presented by SHAOLIN JAZZ

In the spirit of the upcoming Kung Fu Wildstyle art exhibition (at the Freer Sackler Gallery), by Fab 5 Freddy and MC Yan, we’re pleased to announce that SHAOLIN JAZZ has been asked to conduct a special edition of CAN I KICK IT?, where we’ll be screening the 1970’s classic 5 Fingers of Death.  The kickoff event will take place at Hyphen DC on Saturday April 1st from 8 pm – 12 am (screening starts at 9:30 pm).  For more info/RSVP click here.

“Shaolin Chessboxing & Jazz Club” Hoodie

Rest easy in our “Shaolin Chessboxing & Jazz Club” hoodie.  This particular concept was developed for fans and supporters of SHAOLIN JAZZ.  To customize and purchase click here.

“Shaolin Chessboxing & Jazz Club” – T-shirt

Check out our newest design “Shaolin Chessboxing & Jazz Club.”  This particular concept was developed for fans and supporters of SHAOLIN JAZZ.  To customize and purchase click here.

Where Does Hip-Hop Meet Jazz? / Univ of Texas – Arlington

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Today, if you’re in or have friends/fam in Arlington, TX, we’re pleased to announce to that, courtesy of the University of Texas – Arlington Multicultural Affairs Office, we’ll be conducting both our SHAOLIN JAZZ multimedia presentation “Where Does Hip-Hop Meet Jazz?” followed up by SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE (DJ Edition).  For more information 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 / Recap / West Virginia State University

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Our two days of programming at West Virginia State University (an HBCU and our first college/university engagement of 2017) turned out to be one of our best experiences at a college or university, to date.  The town has crazy hidden cultural gems and the school has this chill familial vibe.

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“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

“Judah” T-Shirt

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Check out our “Judah” design which was inspired by our trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  To customize and purchase click here.

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.