After 18 months of careful planning, it's finally here.
Award winning musician and film director RZA (founder of the Wu-Tang Clan) is unleashing his hip-hop genius on the mother of all martial arts masterpieces, Lau Kar-leung's THE 36th CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN in a live re-score for the ages at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco.
RZA: LIVE FROM THE 36th CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN features RZA re-scoring the film from opening sequence to closing credit. Every frame of the original film has been revisited and will be re scored by RZA utilizing a Wu-Tang catalog over two decades deep. This new score features a vast array of over 50 instrumental tracks, beats and vocals individually crafted and placed to amplify the narrative and electrifying action of Kar-leung's enduring classic. A true, redefining assault on the senses, this is an experienced not to be missed.
Flex Prince A.i. is a hip hop artist from Jersey City, New Jersey who was born on July 18, 1997. A.i. has had an interest in music ever since he was a baby. From dancing, to playing an instrument, to even singing, A.i. has enjoyed many forms of music. He originally started writing songs and writing…See More
San Francisco's longest-running spoken word show features Margeret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom, which was a 2017 National Book Award Nominee, a New York Times Notable Book of 2017 and a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice. Also featuring Hannah Pittard, author of The Fates Will Find Their Way. Plus speculative fiction authors Cassandra Khaw (A Song for Quiet), Marlee Jane Ward (Welcome to Orphancorp), Jack Kaulfus (Tomorrow or Forever) and S.L. Huang (Zero Sum Game).See More
SATURDAY, JULY 28HUSHfest: Lake MerrittJoin HUSHconcerts at Lake Merritt for a 3-Channel Oakland HUSHfest featuring DJs from the Brass Tax & Pizza and Techno crews along with our own selection of HUSH talent throwing down silent disco beats all day long lakeside at The Pergola! Bring some blankets, beverages, bites, and bodacious bodies to boogie the day away! As always, creative outfits are encouraged!HUSH: Motion…See More
August 9, 2018 at 9pm to August 10, 2018 at 1:30am
THURSDAY, AUG 9 True Skool presents GOLDEN ERA 2nd ThursdaysFeaturing Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist (True Skool) spinning your favorite hip hop classics@ Hello Stranger Bar, 1724 Broadway, Oakland 9pm til 2am | No cover!RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1641008442692131/ ABOUT REN THE VINYL…See More