WE ARE THANKFUL! Thanksgiving Event Listings
In observance of World AIDS Day (WAD) 2008, which takes place every year on December 1, Los Angeles-based humanitarian organization, NextAid, is uniting the U.S. dance music communities from coast to coast to raise funds and awareness for kids in Africa who have been orphaned due to the AIDS pandemic. See info on all events at nextaid.org & on fusicology.com
Good news for fans of the BOONDOCKS! No, it’s not an official announcement of Season 3 (though our sources say, that news is on the way). The Boondocks creator, Aaron McGruder and his Partner Rumble Studio have been keeping their comedy game sharp by producing a new YouTube Channel appropriately titled, “Boondocksbootleg”. The sketches, starring Boondocks favorites like John “Granddad” Witherspoon, Gary Anthony “Uncle Ruckus” Williams and Carl “Thugnificent” Jones, features the same hilariously profane, yet insightful comedy that McGruder is infamous for. more…
Anthony Hamilton’s brand new album, The Point Of It All hits stores on 12/16/08. The Grammy Award nominated artist is unlike any you’ve ever seen or heard before. His soulful voice, smooth grooves and emotional lyrics always leaves the listener wanting more. Throughout Anthony’s career he has always remained a true southern gentleman. Experiencing his music live is a once in a lifetime opportunity so make sure you enter to win tickets to see Anthony in a city near you!
Starting December 1, KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad returns to weeknights, on LA’s 89.9 FM hosting a music show from 8 to 10pm PST, the slot previously occupied by new Music Director and Host of Morning Becomes Eclectic Jason Bentley.
Garth has been on the air at KCRW since 1996 and hosted a weeknight show, formerly known as “Chocolate City.” His exploration into urban rhythms and soul created a new home for a demographic that wasn’t served anywhere else and he was the first DJ in the country to play both Macy Gray and Jill Scott. more…
Fusicology Toronto 2 Year Anniversary party pics c/o Soul on Ice and photographer Vince Mammoliti
Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood Returns Next Week on E! Channel: site, widgets & more
John Legend, Alicia Keyes and more Thanksgiving Night CNN Heroes Awards
The GRAMMY Museum, opens next week in Downtown LA grammymuseum.org
VH1 Soul’s “Soul Cities” hosted by Nelson George:
Past Tuesdays in Bay Area, Philadelphia and Chicago, upcoming dates:
• New Orleans – Tuesday, December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
• Memphis – Tuesday, December 9 at 9PM ET/PT
• Los Angeles – Tuesday, December 16 at 9PM ET/PT