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  • Spaces: Clouds Marching (feat. Komplex with “Marching Song”)

    Spaces: Clouds Marching (feat. Komplex with “Marching Song”)

    “Where Langston Hughes meets Mos Def,” he walks like a poet and talks like an MC. Poet. Hip-Hop Artist. Host. Author. Actor. Educator. Professional. He closes his eyes and the stage becomes GOD’s ear; every poem a secret, every rhyme a confession. Torn between Hip-Hop and Spoken Word he owns the title of a writer and over the years has engraved his place as a master of the stage. Komplex aka K.o.M.-Mr. Keep On Moving. He has performed on BETJ’s […]

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  • Spaces: A Glimpse of Anacostia (feat. Akua & Kris, “Can’t Seem To Get You Off My Mind”)

    Spaces: A Glimpse of Anacostia (feat. Akua & Kris, “Can’t Seem To Get You Off My Mind”)

    Anacostia is a historic neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Its historic downtown is located at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. It is the most famous neighborhood in the Southeast quadrant of Washington, located east of the Anacostia River, after which the neighborhood is named. Like the other quadrants of Washington, D.C., Southeast encompasses a large number of named neighborhoods, of which Anacostia and Capitol Hill are the most well known. Anacostia includes all of […]

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  • Spaces: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (A Rose Out of The Gardens, feat. Maria Fenton)

    Spaces: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (A Rose Out of The Gardens, feat. Maria Fenton)

    Maria Fenton is a playwright, entrepreneur, and artist. She is also the founding principal consultant of the creative works consulting firm, ArtLifeStyle. An experienced actress on the stage and in film, she has performed in productions in Boston, New York and The District of Columbia. This poem, “Rose”, is an extract from her play, Mistresspiece, published by ALS Publishing. http://www.alsconsultant.com   Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (From Site) Coming here in the 1800s,Walter Shaw found the wetlands were a good place to build […]

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  • Spaces: Heavenly City Steps (featuring “So Long Heaven” by Ben Shannon)

    Spaces: Heavenly City Steps (featuring “So Long Heaven” by Ben Shannon)

    Steps of Pittsburgh Explore Pittsburgh’s Many Steps & Staircases By Albrecht Powell, About.com Guide (http://pittsburgh.about) While located at the point of three intersecting rivers, the city of Pittsburgh is also uniquely surrounded by hills – and lots of them. The city, in the words of newspaper columnist Ernie Pyle in 1937, “must have been laid out by a mountain goat. It’s up and down and around and around and in betwixt.” In order to help Pittsburghers navigate this steep terrain […]

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  • Spaces: Bhairavi Beatbox in Blagden (feat. Christylez Bacon and Niṣṭha Raj)

    Spaces: Bhairavi Beatbox in Blagden (feat. Christylez Bacon and Niṣṭha Raj)

    Christylez Bacon and Niṣṭha Raj performed Bhairavi Beatbox in the Blagden Alley located in NorthWest Washington DC. This is a ongoing sub-series within Spaces that will feature collaborative performances with Christylez and the many different artists he has performed with in the Washington Sound Museum project he has been working on for the last year. Blagden Alley–Naylor Court (From The National Park Service Web Site) Blagden Alley is a historic district defined by middle-class residences, churches and small apartment buildings […]

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  • Spaces: Memorialize with Funn (MLK Day Tribute)

    Spaces: Memorialize with Funn (MLK Day Tribute)

    We dedicate this Spaces clip in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the upcoming Black History Month. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. —— Black History Month was begun as Negro History Week by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. His goal was to educate the American people about African-American history, focusing on African Americans’ cultural backgrounds and reputable achievements. […]

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  • Spaces: Alleys & Cans (Featuring David Spitzberg)

    Spaces: Alleys & Cans (Featuring David Spitzberg)

    Exploring the unique alleyways in Washington, DC was a fun thing to do for the director Gemal Woods. He used to take his son, between the ages of 2-4 on walks during the day in the alleys because of less traffic and more opportunities stop and explore and ponder. When David Spitzberg came in to perform for the Angle with his unique instruments (cans and buckets along a traditional drum), the director knew it would be a perfect visual fit, […]

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  • Spaces: The Question (featuring music from Wytold)

    Spaces: The Question (featuring music from Wytold)

    This Spaces segment is dedicated to the Center for Employement Opportunities. The director, Gemal Woods spent several weeks documenting and witnessing first hand the critical work this non-profit organization performs, touching the lives of those returning from prison, their families and society at large. Each year, more than 700K men and women are released from prison in the United States. They return to communities across the country, often ill-prepared for the challenges they will face re-entering society. Sadly, many do not succeed […]

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