Film Review – We Rock Long Distance

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Becca Martin-Marx

“I can’t stand all that short music. We dance long distance here…”  a quote from Afro-Beat artist Fela Kuti from which a title was born. Filmmaker Justin Schell was proud as he introduced his Doc several years in the making, the impetus an encounter with the film’s subjects. What follows is a snapshot into the artistic journeys of Minneapolis hip hop artists M.anifest, Maria Isa and Tou Saiko Lee. Continue reading

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Film – We Rock Long Distance – 2/6 and 2/7 at Intermedia Arts

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http://www.intermediaarts.org/catalyst-series-we-rock-long-distance

Intermedia Arts presents the WORLD PREMIERE of
WE ROCK LONG DISTANCE
A Film by Justin Schell
February 6 – 7, 2015 | 7:30PM
Intermedia Arts
– 2822 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408

http://www.werocklongdistance.com

Maria Isa, Lydia Liza, Muja Messiah and DJ Tony Trouble – 2/6 – Bedlam Theatre

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Maria Isa, Lydia Liza, Muja Messiah and DJ Tony Trouble.
Friday, February 6th – 9PM – $10
Bedlam Theatre Lowertown
213 East Fourth St. St. Paul, 55101

Listen – Maria Isa – Down For Whateva

Desdamona “Mr. Pretender” Release 5/31 at the Kitty Cat Klub.

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Desdamona is an inspiring artist who should be heard by everyone. You can check out an interview with her over at Millwind, and tomorrow she is releasing a new single.

Here is the full info from her press release: Continue reading