It’s Tomorrow! The Imagenation Benefit Concert @ The Apollo (June 2)

2006 REVOLUTION! Benefit Concert
and Awards FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2006
 
Hosted by fashionista Michaela angela Davis and M1, this benefit concert and awards ceremony at The Apollo Theater will feature performances by dead prez, Martin Luther, Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber, Imani Uzuri, and Kameko. Preceded by an invitation only NYC premiere of the Starz In Black Original “DEAD PREZ: IT’S BIGGER THAN HIP HOP.” Performance poet, actor, producer, Mo Beasley will moderate a panel discussion after the screening.
 
The
Revolution Awards are presented to artists and industry leaders of
color who use their works to inspire social change, help foster
solidarity throughout the African Diaspora, blaze new trails or
exemplify a dedication to independent cinema.
 
This year’s recipients include
  • Warrington Hudlin (Founder of the Black Filmmaker Foundation and DVRepublic)
  • Lee Daniels (Film producer – Monster Ball)
  • dead prez (Hip-Hop activist)
  • Keith Beauchamp (Filmmaker – The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till)
  • Thomas Allen Harris (Filmmaker – The Twelve Deciples of Nelson Mandela).
Previous recipients include Chuck D, Stanley Nelson, Erykah Badu, Roger Guenveur Smith, Talib Kweli, Sherry Simpson Dean and Joe Brewster.
 
 

 
Who is ImageNation?
Click on this link for info and discount tickets
http://www.imagenation.us/pages/main.htm
 
Imagenation,
a Harlem-based organization, was established in 1997 to counteract
negative images and stereotypes that are propagated about people of
color, through mass media; and, to establish a chain of independent
art-house cinemas dedicated to cinema of the African Diaspora.
Imagenation uses independent cinema and progressive music to foster
media equity, solidarity and cross-cultural exchange throughout
communities of color worldwide, with special foci on the USA and South
Africa.
 
SOUL CINEMA SUPPORT COMMITTEE:
ANGELIQUE
KUDJOE, BLACK THOUGHT, CHARLES STONE III, DANNY GLOVER, DANNY SIMMONS,
DAVE CHAPPELLE, DEAD PREZ, DJ JAZZY JEFF, EILEEN NEWMAN, EMIR LEWIS,
ERYKAH BADU, ESSIE CHAMBERS, JACQUIE JONES, KAY SHAW, KEITH A.
BEAUCHAMP, KISHA IMANI CAMERON, LEE DANIELS, LUCILLE L, MCEWEN, MAHEN
BONETTI, MICHAELA ANGELA DAVIS, MOS DEF, NAS, NELSON GEORGE, RAOUL
PECK, ST. CLAIRE BOURNE, STACY SPIKES, THEMBA SIBEKO, THOMAS ALLEN
HARRIS, TRACY MOORE MARABLE, VOZA RIVERS, WARRINGTON HUDLIN and growing.
 
  • WHAT: Imagenation REVOLUTION! at the Apollo w/dead prez preceded by an invitation only NYC premiere of a Starz In Black Film DEAD PREZ: IT’S BIGGER THAN HIP HOP
  • WHEN: June 2, 2006 at 8pm (doors open at 7pm)
  • WHERE: The Apollo Theater (located at 253 W. 125th St.,NYC / btw 7th & 8th Ave)
  • WHO: Presented by Imagenation in association with the Apollo Theater
  • WHY: Benefit to open the Imagenation Soul Cinema
DON’T MISS OUT!
GET YOUR DISCOUNTED TICKETS TODAY!
Click on the link below for discount tickets
http://www.imagenation.us/pages/main.htm

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