Culture

USSF - Sam Jose

 

Name: Bonnie Lockhart
Organization: Occupella
Email:
Bonnie@bonnielockhart.com
Website: http://www.Occupella.org
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: Occupella carries forward a long tradition of communities singing in the face of injustice and promoting positive visions of a peaceful, sustainable world.  Occupella leads singing at demonstrations and social justice events, promoting the participatory culture of protest and joy our struggles require.
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
We would like to share our music with other activists & cultural workers, to make a contribution bringing musical, participatory energy to the gathering, and to learn from other activists & artists who will be involved in the Forum. We are already registered and presenting  a workshop. We’d be happy to participate as performers as well.

Name: Chris B. Dot
Organization: Ocean Gang/The Regularz
Email:
chrisbdotbooking@gmail.com
Website: http://soundcloud.com/chris-b-dot
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: I have 2 songs that are very energetic sandwiching my songs that have heavier content….starts lite ends the same way
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
I think it would be great exposure and experience for myself, and for the venue I am bringing my own eclectic style to the table for the crowd to enjoy

Name: ADESIDA
Organization: Charity Of Peace For Idle Hands And Gender Equity
Email:
2010ussf.project@gmail.com
Type of Artist: Other (songs / cultural dance groups)
Describe your performance/show: In difference tribes shows
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
Because the USSF is at the forefront to fight for our rights through unity

Name: Alex Bosworth
Email:
alexbosworth@yahoo.com
Type of Artist: Writer/Author
Describe your performance/show: I read original short stories, often in many character voices.
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?: I have something to offer and I enjoy being part of the art scene in general.

Name: Gabriel Commissaris
Email:
gcommissaris@gmail.com
Website: https://soundcloud.com/gabriel-commissaris
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: I would be performing 1-2 original raps that I wrote. One is entitled Arts Integrated and the other one is entitled Start to Read. These two songs would be featuring other artists as well.
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?: So that I can participate in delivering a positive message to a large group of people.

Name: Pro-Dash
Email:
brandon.greene@live.com
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: Hip Hop Artist/Writer

Name: Sean Allen
Organization: The Evergreen State College Hip Hop Congress
Email:
seanrichardallen@gmail.com
Type of Artist: Poet
Describe your performance/show: Rap performance
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?: My music contains themes and content that is relevant to the aims and purposes of the U.S. Social forum.

Name: Spinach Williams
Organization: The Artists of Ill Repute
Email:
spinach.williams@gmail.com
Website: https://soundcloud.com/8spinach/sets/the-last-barfighter-january
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: The Last Barfighter — an anarchist hiphop band formed in San Jose
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
We all got together around the rally cry that another world is possible and seek to further that spirit in our music and in our daily lives.

Name: Poesia
Organization: Shades of Silence
Email:
poesiamariarte@gmail.com
Website: http://poesiamariarte.tumblr.com
Type of Artist: Poet
Describe your performance/show: hip hop colonial poetry
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
bring about consciousness

Name: Shauntrice Martin
Organization: Nappy Queen
Email:
info@nappyqueen.com
Website: http://nappyqueen.com
Type of Artist: Visual Artist/Muralist
Describe your performance/show: I can create a live painting that incorporates the event’s themes. It will be dope.
Why do you want to perform at the USSF: I want to show my son that art can change the world

Name: Lendell Ray
Organization: Dell Feddi/Breadwinner’s entertainment
Email:
mrfeddi225@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dellfeddi.com
Type of Artist: Musician
Describe your performance/show: rap/hip hop performance
Why do you want to perform at the USSF?:
looking for opportunities of exposure and avenues to promote my musical talents.

 

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