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View Sacha Jenkins in Conversation with Dyana Williams

Sacha Jenkins in Conversation with Dyana Williams

Sacha Jenkins is a cutting edge visual artist, curator, writer, filmmaker and most recently director of Bitchin’: the Sound and Fury of Rick James. Dyana Williams is a beloved broadcast and print journalist and music industry expert. Tune into this conversation between two multifaceted chroniclers of jazz, soul, funk, and hip hop as they discuss their experiences coming of age in New York and Philadelphia Black arts scenes, Rick James' cultural significance, and witnessing and influencing the evolution of American music, fashion, style and cultural iconography.
Blurry image of Black worshippers at church View Revival! w/ Rashid Zakat, DJ lil' dave, and Oluwafemi

Revival! w/ Rashid Zakat, DJ lil' dave, and Oluwafemi

Join us on opening night for an outdoor party at the beautiful Bartram's Garden! Revival! is a celebration of the visual and sonic frequencies that are contained within and spill out of Black spiritual and ecstatic experience. The series returns at BlackStar with longtime friends and frequent collaborators DJs Lil’ Dave (illvibe Collective/Eavesdrop), Oluwafemi (Worldtown) and Rashid Zakat taking turns creating live sound mixes over moving image backdrops. Hosted by Queen Jo.
View The Daily Jawn

The Daily Jawn

Thursday’s episode of The Daily Jawn features interviews with filmmaker Jacqueline Olive, “Carribean Film and Relational Poetics” panelist Jason Fitzroy Jeffers, special guest host D'Lo, plus another Trashterpiece Theater collaboration by the one and only, Perry "Vision" DiVirgilio.
View Faya Dayi

Faya Dayi

Ethiopian legend has it that khat, a stimulant green leaf, was found by Sufi Imams in search of eternity. Inspired by this myth, Faya Dayi takes on a spiritual journey through Harar, weaving a tapestry of intimate stories to offer a window into the dreams of the youth hunted by a repressive regime.