Yahoo Blues performed Tim’m West
Brave Soul Collective will be performing May 7 for (NJPAC) Out, Loud and Proud V. The event is part of the Alternate Routes GLBT Festival. Out, Loud and Proud brings together provocative spoken word and hip hop artists representing all orientations. The event will be curated and hosted by NJ-based spoken word artist Pandora Scooter.
Brave Soul Collective includes Tim’m West and Monte J. Wolfe. Tim’m West is one of the godfathers of Out Hip-Hop and one of the co-founders of Deep D*ckollective, a black and queer Hip Hop group based in Oakland, California. Deep D*ckollective met after Tim’m and Juba Kalamka met following a 1999 screening of Marlon Riggs‘ film Tongues Untied (art inspiring art). Monte J. Wolfe is Artistic and Managing Director of Brave Soul
Collective and is also an actor, songwriter, musician, director, and producer.
Monte in the short film, All in the Timing, written and directed by Alan Sharpe
Tim’m’s publishing company Red Dirt just released “Collisions: A Collection of Intersections” by L. Michael Gipson. L. Michael’s
writing has appeared in Clik, Pulse, Arise, Urban Dialect, Creative Loafing (Atlanta), and Port of Harlem.
Alix Olson performing America’s On Sale
Pandora Scooter performing Chilled Hot Cocoa
If you’re in New Jersey or will be in New Jersey check out this event.
Location: the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s (NJPAC) at One Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102 in The Chase Room
Date/Time: Sat, May 7, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Price: Only $16.00
For more information go to NJPAC.
Cornelius Jones Jr. performing with Brave Soul Collective
Previous artists who have performed at NJPAC include: Yo-Yo Ma; Bob Dylan; Ballet Nacional de Cuba; Lauryn Hill; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Twyla Tharp Dance; Dance Theatre of Harlem; Israel Philharmonic; the Berlin State Opera Orchestra; the Royal Danish Ballet; Hilary Hahn; Bill T. Jones; Itzhak Perlman; the Vienna Boys Choir; Midori; Sarah Brightman; Sting; Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo; Elvis Costello; National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique; Don Henley; the Afro-Cuban All-Stars; Audra McDonald; Buena Vista Social Club; Melissa Etheridge; the Czech Philharmonic; Bette Midler; The Chieftains; Herbie Hancock; Sweet Honey in the Rock; and Diana Krall.
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