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"Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone" Premiere on Jan. 22

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 1:56 pm

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone will have its national broadcast premiere on Monday, January 22nd, 2012 as part of public television's AfroPoP documentary series. The series, produced by the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) and co-presented by American Public Television (APT), kicks off it's new season with Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, which documents the history of legendary Los Angeles band Fishbone. The film is being distributed via digital and home video by Cinema Guild, which will present the film exclusively via ITunes starting Febru

Fujiya & Miyagi Announce 2012 US Tour Dates

Submitted by Tell All Your … on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 4:16 pm

British electronic funk superstars Fujiya & Miyagi return to the United States this winter with a new single, “Ecstatic Dancer,” and a tour that kicks off Jan. 19 in Brooklyn and winds up Feb. 1 in Los Angeles. (Check above for exact dates/venues).“Ecstatic Dancer” is a whirling frenzy of foreboding fuzzed guitars laid over a pumping synth beat. David Best’s whispered urge to join him on the dance floor are equal parts seductive and sinister.

Kung Fu & Smooth Money Gesture at Fox Theater | 2/2/12

Submitted by Fox Theater on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 1:53 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Kung Fu & Smooth Money Gesture at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, February 2nd.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 16th for $10.00Kung Fu wasformed of a Monday night jam session in late 2009 and this jazz/funk/fusion quintet have hit the ground running and show no signs of slowing down!

Meshell Ndegeocello's "Weather" Out Today, U.S. Tour This Winter!

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 3:57 pm

Today, Meshell Ndegeocello releases her highly anticipated new album Weather on Naïve Records. Produced by Grammy-winner Joe Henry (Aimee Mann, Solomon Burke, Ani DiFranco), Weather has already been hailed by critics at the New York Times and NPR as one of the Meshell’s finest records in 20 years. Meshell will also be hitting the road this month for a full U.S.

Documentary on Fishbone Hits Theaters in October, Laurence Fishburne Narrates

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 10:28 am

When Fishbone first emerged from California, no other band sounded or looked like them, and the weight of their innovative and iconic presence is still being felt decades later.  Coinciding with the group’s 25th anniversary, filmmakers Lev Anderson & Chris Metzler have directed a compelling new documentary, narrated by Laurence FishburneEveryday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone is both a fascinating and brutally honest look at the band’s history for longtime fans, as well as a perfect entry point for newcomers.Pale Griot Films