First African-American to build, own a golf course
Source: The New York Times
EAST CANTON, Ohio — Every corner of the modest two-story frame clubhouse he owns and operates, every tee and green of Clearview Golf Club, the 18-hole course he designed and built, bears the imprint of Bill Powell. Sown 63 years ago… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 19, 2009 at 5:00pm —
We selected the baddest, dopest bands around and put together a fresh collection of 16 tracks to rock out to! From Saul Williams' extravagant "Convict Colony" to American Fangs' banging "Le Kick" and Earl Greyhound's "Oye Vaya", we have everything you need right here! For free!
Added by AFROPUNK on October 17, 2009 at 2:00pm —
* UPDATE: LIVING COLOUR JOINS THE TOUR ON SELECT DATES! (see below) *
* Show added: Nov. 11, Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones *
* Amp Fiddler Joins Us in Detroit on October 26! *
You've been waiting for it, and you know we have something sick in store for… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 16, 2009 at 9:00am —
Hey guys, just wanna tell you about this great show on Broadway. Check it out! http://www.felaonbroadway.com/
"Enter the extravagant, decadent, rebellious world of a legendary musician.
A provocative hybrid of dance and Broadway musical, FELA! features the Afrobeat music of Fela Anikulapo–Kuti, a book by Jim Lewis and the direction and choreography of Tony® Award winner Bill T. Jones.
Added by AFROPUNK on October 10, 2009 at 5:30pm —
Are you "in-the-know" when it comes to uncovering underground venues, alternative scenes, artists and other afro-punkers in your city? Do you think you have what it takes to live Afro-punk for a day?
Represent your AP scene and score a free ticket to your city show!
Afro-punk is embarking on its first national tour and hitting a city near you. We want… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 9, 2009 at 11:30am —
Hailing from various parts of New York City, with influences as divergent as Prince and Gwar, Activator's music is a fitting homage to classic NYC Hardcore with a twist. Catch the guys on tour with Saul Williams at this year's Afro Punk CMJ showcase and select dates along the tour. Click… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 7, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Not your regular listening parties! You might have seen Cipher in the Afro-Punk movie, or ripping the stage at one of our shows. This socially conscious hardcore band always brings the heat, and we're so excited to hear about the release of their new record "The Joyous Collapse"! Bandleader Moe explains below how you can be a part… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 5, 2009 at 12:00pm —
The Noisettes: "Wild Young Hearts"
London Trio Releases New Album in the US
One of our favorite UK bands just released their new record in the US!… Continue
Added by AFROPUNK on October 2, 2009 at 5:30pm —
And the winners are... Drum roll...
1st Prize: Christopher Irving! Thanks Chris for posting dope videos year-round.
2nd Prize: PolarVibez! Keep posting that good stuff! :)
3rd prize: Dwayne! (who also happens to be a very talented photographer!)…
Added by AFROPUNK on October 1, 2009 at 1:30pm —