Hippity-Hoppity: A (not-so) Commericial Interruption …

LINKS ARE NOT ACTIVE AND I AM A LAZY BOY SO COPY AND PLASTER LINKS …

FROM THE PHILISTINES:

Peace! FOUR updates for all our peeps—

FREE THE P available NATIONWIDE
N.O.M.A.D.S. vs PHILISTINES (www.thephilistines.com) available ONLINE
‘HALA’ MUSIC VIDEO online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAx1b-i_nxwhttp://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-592992310326451367
SIX new SHOWS!!!

1 – FREE THE P, a compilation of hip-hop and spoken word for Palestine, is now available in stores nationwide via Raptivism Records! The CD benefits the upcoming documentary Slingshot Hip-Hop. Can’t find the CD in your corner store? ASK ‘EM TO ORDER A COPY! www.freethep.com

2 – the PHILISTINES and their comrades-in-arms the N.O.M.A.D.S. have united to produce N.O.M.A.D.S. vs PHILISTINES, a bangin’ mixtape with all-new tracks from your favorite Arab emcees! Including the blazin’ hot single HALA (produced by Excentrik)!!! Available at www.freethep.com/purchase.htm

3 – and while you’re at it, check out the HALA MUSIC VIDEO! Featuring the PHILISTINES, the NOMADS, and beats by EXCENTRIK!!! Directed by JCON of BFAM Productions. Please forward this link widely – support your homies!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAx1b-i_nxw

4 – SHOWS: check out the following if you or someone you love lives in LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK,SAN FRANCISCO, or SAN DIEGO!!

AUGUST 31, 2006
WHAT: Excentrik performing oud while DJ Lady Sha spins some of the illest grooves!
WHERE: ATLANTIS @ Aqua – 424 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills
WHEN: 8pm-2am
COST: FREE entry all night if you RSVP Come early or it’ll fill up! Dress code is ‘class fly’ whatever that means.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2006
WHAT: At Festival of Philippines Arts and Culture – San Pedro!
WHERE: Pt. Fermin Park
WHEN:
COST: 5$ DONATION
For more info see www.filamarts.org

SEPTEMBER 13, 2006
WHAT: Omar Offendum & Ragtop live in NYC @ the NY Jewish Music and Heritage Festival (www.hiphopsulha.com)
WHERE: SOBs – 200 Varick Street Basement, New York, NY 10014
WHEN: 7pm
COST: $20 advance ($25 at door)
All proceeds go to organizations that foster Israeli/Palestinian coexistence through the arts and sciences.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2006
WHAT: 12th Annual Arab Cultural Festival
WHERE: San Francisco County Fair Bldg, Golden Gate Park (corner of Lincoln and 9th)
WHEN: TBA
COST: TBA
Omar Offendum & Ragtop live in San Fran with Excentrik!

SEPTEMBER 23, 2006
WHAT: THE PHILISTINES, OMAR OFFENDUM & EXCENTRIK with live band THE LEGITIMATES and indie rockers NEW WEST! Plus DJ COLE MINOR on the 1s and 2s – YOU HAVE NO IDEA!!!
WHERE: 5257 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016 (near LaBrea and the 10 fwy)
WHEN: doors and DJ at 9, show at 10 sharp!
COST: $15 at the door, $12 presale (www.levantinecenter.org or 310.559.5544
www.levantinecenter.org

SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
WHAT: Ragtop and Omar Offendum in San Diego with Myson King!
WHERE: TBA – we know it’s in San Diego…
WHEN: Um, party time?
COST: Damn – don’t know that either…

BE WELL!

Go, Nizarene (aka Nizar, aka Rag Top) …

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2 Replies to “Hippity-Hoppity: A (not-so) Commericial Interruption …”

  1. Apokraphyte,
    I would just like to applaud your excellent responses to Akiva’s comments on the Taheri post on LBF.

    I also wanted to let you know that there will be a meeting for Lebanese Bloggers in North America in New York on Saturday October 7. And we’d love it if you could join us. If you’re interested, please e-mail me at archmemory (at) yahoo (dot) com.

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