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Marvin X's Blog – July 2012 Archive (9)

Jazz and Blackness

Sunday evening we attended an onstage conversation between poet Amiri Baraka and bassist Reggie Workman at Oakland's Eastside Arts Center. Actually it wasn't onstage but the esteemed gentlemen were part of the circle of artists, intellectuals and community people who turned out for the event.

Since I declined to speak at the event, I am posting my comments now. Since the age of fourteen or fifteen, I have listened…

Added by Marvin X on July 30, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Save the Date, Marvin X Reading/book signing, Saturday, September 1, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland

Save the Date: Saturday, September 1, 3-6pm

Marvin X Reading and Book signing at Joyce Gordon Gallery, 14th and Franklin Streets, downtown Oakland, Saturday, September 1, 2012, 3-6pm.

The living legend, the myth, the ritual, the human earthquake, the sledge hammer,…

Added by Marvin X on July 28, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

Rare Moments in the Life and Times of Marvin X


Added by Marvin X on July 26, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, A Review of Oakland's Lower Bottom Playaz

Review of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

a play by August Wilson

Produced and directed by

Ayodele Nzinga

Performed by the Lower Bottom Playaz

at the Prescott Joseph Center

review by Marvin X

Down in the heart of West Oakland, in the so called…

Added by Marvin X on July 22, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Level the Playing Field--Everybody Pack!


Added by Marvin X on July 20, 2012 at 11:52pm — 6 Comments

Call for Conscious Black Poems

Peace Brother Marvin,

Thank you for your submission to the anthology Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander. It is an honor to include your work in this effort. 
I will be keep you updated as the project moves forward. At this time, we really need all the help we can get to encourage poets to contribute. I do hope you will share the call with all the poets in your global…

Added by Marvin X on July 19, 2012 at 11:30pm — 6 Comments

Black Arts Poets Unite for Freedom and Justice

Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Askia Toure, Marvin X and Everett Hoagland, some of the leading voices of the Black Arts Movement of the Sixties,…

Added by Marvin X on July 19, 2012 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

The West Oakland Elders Council, Mali and the Crisis of the Negro Intellectual

Aries Jordan on West Oakland Elders Council

Posted: 07 Jul 2012 08:46 PM PDT

West Oakland Elders Council …


Added by Marvin X on July 8, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

The Wisdom of Plato Negro and Other News

Black Bird Press News …


Added by Marvin X on July 6, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

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