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Making Jamaica Photography from the 1890s

Crossing a River, Jamaica, James Valentine & Sons, 1891. Courtesy Caribbean Photo Archive

Making Jamaica Photography from the 1890s
24 February – 22 April 2017
Rivington PlaceLondon, UK
Free exhibition
Making Jamaica explores how a new image of Jamaica was created through photography in the late nineteenth century.
More than 70 historical photographs, lantern slides and stereocards reveal the carefully constructed representation of this transitional period in Jamaica’s history. For first time, its people are depicted as an industrious nation post-emancipation, and their surroundings as a desirable tourist destination and tropical commodity. Making Jamaica Photography from the 1890s weiterlesen


Punk Allstars

Punk Allstars
On Tuesday, May 2nd, 7 p.m., Three Rooms Press presents a one night only event: PUNK ALL-STARS, the NYC book launch for “PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982,” a memoir by NYC punk scene insider Phil Marcade. The event will feature live performances by Phil Marcade (The Senders) backed by The Rousers + Friends including Steve Shevlin, Barry Ryan, Danny Ray, JF Vergel, as well as performances by The Waldos (feat. Walter Lure from The Heartbreakers), Lenny Kaye, Andy Shernoff (The Dictators), Lynne Von, Daddy Long Legs, plus a conversation with Marcade and Legs McNeil (author of punk oral history Please Kill Me), along with a slew of very special guests. Copies of PUNK AVENUE will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Punk Allstars weiterlesen

Gimme Danger The Story Of The Stooges

Mitten in den 60er Jahren schlugen The Stooges mit ihrem gewaltigen und energischen Stil wie eine Bombe in die Musiklandschaft ein. Mit ihrem Mix aus Rock, Blues, R&B und Free Jazz hat die Band aus Ann Arbor, Michigan das Musikpublikum quasi überfallen und damit den Grundstein für das gelegt, was später gemeinhin als Punk und Alternative Rock bekannt wurde. Jim Jarmuschs Gimme Danger ist die Chronik der Geschichte von The Stooges – eine der größten Geschichten des Rock’n’Roll. Gimme Danger The Story Of The Stooges weiterlesen


Lee “Scratch” Perry + Subatomic Sound System

Lee “Scratch” Perry + Subatomic Sound System
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
Tue May 9th, 2017
I’m an artist, a musician, a magician, a writer, a singer; I’m everything. My name is Lee from the African jungle, originally from West Africa. I’m a man from somewhere else, but my origin is from Africa, straight to Jamaica through reincarnation; reborn in Jamaica…” Lee “Scratch” Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, on March 20, 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is a Grammy award-winning reggae and dub artist, who has been highly influential in the development and acceptance of reggae and dub music in Jamaica and overseas. Lee “Scratch” Perry + Subatomic Sound System weiterlesen