Our picks from APAP !

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Great day yesterday at the World Music Forum.
-Kaisha S. Johnson, Center for Traditional Music and Dance
– Njia Kai, African World Festival, Detroit
– Amir ElSaffar Alwan for the Arts, NYC
– Tracy Jenkins, Lula Lounge, Toronto
– Shanta Thanke, globalFEST & Joe’s Pub / The Public Theater, NYC
– Leigh Ann Hahn, Grand Performances, L.A.
and the folks from Billboard!

1/9 Festival Forum was a good morning. We will have to divide and conquer some of these acts to catch a glimpse of them all. It’s been great getting to know some of the artists and we are happy to see their showcases succeed!

Today’s KEEGANSMISSION talent picks:

MUSIC SETS
-Arturo O’Farrill “Boss Level” Septet at SubCulture
-Red Molly. Catherine Russell, and the Holmes Brothers at City Winery
– EXPORT NOLA – Mia Borders, New Orleans Swamp Donkeys, Stooges Brass Band at The Cutting Room
– Calle Sur -Latin acoustic at the Hilton
-Hazmat Modine- Blues and Brass Bacchnalia at Terra Blues
-Rory Block at Iridium
-Ken Waldman’s Roots Music Variety Show! and Fiddle Summit Don’t Tell Mama 9pm

PERFORMANCE
-TOXIC PSALMS – St. Ann’s – part of the Prototype Festival SEE HEAR & EXPERIENCE THE SLOVENIAN POWERHOUSE!
-MISTATIM by Red Sky Performance – Vital Theatre- Aboriginal story respecting the natural world.. Performed at the 72nd St SUBWAY STOP ( MUST SEE)!11pm

Okwui Okpokwasili/ MAPP INTERNATIONAL
Poor People’s TV Room *A multi-disciplinary piece considering collective amnesia around
women’s resistance movements in Nigeria—from the 1929 Igbo
Women’s War to today’s “save our girls” campaigns. A dystopian
narrative where characters slip through the fissures of time.

Late sets with:
-Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan w/ Cha Wa at DROM
-Guy Davis and Shug Ng – Routes of the Blues Hilton Morgan Suite
-NY Gypsy All Stars at Rockwood Music Hall
-OSAKA MONAURAIL http://youtu.be/1cQxefRH6Q4

DANCE
“ENRA” performing at the Japan Society 16th annual Contemporary Dance Showcase
Lar Lubovich and Martha Graham MGC Center for Contemporary Dance
FlaMexico! Jazz at Lincoln Center The Appel Room

AND THEN SOME SLEEP< and we do it again tomorrow…and into the weeeeeeee hours.

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