Turning the Tide 25th anniversary year dance party Feb. 9
- Aztlan Underground, Olmeca, DJ Papalotl, deejay aurelito & black shakespeare of i&i sOUND sYSTEM, comic John Vargas, spoken word artist Lindsey Cristofani, and poet Luis Rodriguez are among the many performers at a 25th anniversary party and show benefiting "Turning the Tide: Journal of Anti-Racist Action, Research & Education." The fund-raising event will also feature a southern California "first look" at "Long Distance Revolutionary," with the trailer and clips from the new feature film about Mumia Abu-Jamal and his long sojourn on Death Row presented by the director, Stephen Vittoria. Abu-Jamal himself has sent an audio message of support for "Turning the Tide" that will also be played.
The program takes place at Jewel's Catch One, the historic high-energy dance club and community center, located at 4067 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90019 (two blocks east of Crenshaw Boulevard), on Saturday, February 9, 2013, from 6:00 PM until closing. Tickets are $10 in advance via paypal to antiracistaction_la@... and $15 at the door for the all-ages show. For more information, check https://www.facebook.com/events/138146386339127/, http://tideturning.org or call 310-460-8586.
"Turning the Tide: Journal of Anti-Racist Action, Research & Education" has been published at least quarterly since September 1988, and is in its 25th year of continuous publication as a grassroots voice for economic, social, political and environmental justice and against systemic racism, white supremacy, political repression and the threat of fascism. More than 1500 copies of each issue are distributed free to prisoners in California and around the U.S. Back issues are available on-line in pdf format at www.antiracist.org. A sample copy is available on request from antiracistaction_la@... or from PO Box 1055, Culver City CA 90232.