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Happy Tuesday, Hip Hop & Hookah, Fam!

Here’s this week’s list of events going on in the city that promote art, community, and #TheCulture in Jax.

Tuesday // 8.20

KnightKrawler Presents: Another Endless Knight Book Release hosted by Kathleen Shelton and Knight Krawler - Join us for spoken word open mic and a special reading of “Another Endless Knight” the newest collection of poetry, hip-hop, and short stories by KnightKrawler.

Wednesday // 8.21

Cultural Fusion - August Meeting hosted by Cultural Fusion Jax - Add your voice to the conversation at the next Cultural Fusion meeting! The Cultural Fusion Steering Committee will be announcing an opportunity for collaboration coming up in the next few months so bring yourself and a friend and let's see how we can work together!
Unwine'd Wednesday hosted by Mas Appeal and Shantytown Pub - Wind down your Wednesday with some wine and good music! Mas Appeal will be spinning the hits and Shantytown will have special $3 Wines & Drafts with $4 Sangria to help ease those work woes!! Come take load off and "Unwine’d" with us!
Karaoke Nights at Bleu Chocolat Cafe! hosted by Mal Jones - Join Mal Jones & DJ Shotgun this Wednesday for Karaoke, food, and fun! Drinks and special bites menu available! 6-10! Bring a friend! It’s KaraYOOOOOOOky nights, that’s right! See you there!

Thursday // 8.22

Sherlock Holmes hosted by Radio Play Series - The Mercury Theatre on the Air Presents: SHERLOCK HOLMES - The Strange case of Alice Faulkner A RADIO PLAY. A live staged reading of Orson Welles, Sherlock Holmes the fourth broadcast of our series in 1938 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, following the play by William Gillette, which aired September 25, 1938. Directed by Ashley Jones
Arts & Chakras hosted by Murray Hillbilly and PachaMamArt - Let's talk Art and Chakras! Fanny from PachaMamArt will be on site guiding while you create your very own dotillism art piece. What is dotillism? It is art made with dots! Just like in life, dotillism encourages us to look at things from a higher standpoint in order to have a better picture of our experiences. All of PachaMamArt pieces carry the specific intention to inspire people to follow their dreams and realize that we are always guided.

Tickets are $30.

Friday // 8.23

Hip Hop & Hookah Beat Cypher hosted by Hip Hop & Hookah - Calling All Producers!! Hip Hop and Hookah typically hosts a beat battle but this month we are switching things up and having a beat cypher! Bring thumb drives with your beats and Mas Appeal will spin them on the loud speakers! Have a Beat Machine?? Bring that and we will plug you in the mixer and you can play your beats live! There is no cover or cost for the event! Just come with some fire for the crowd! EMCEES come hungry! We are going to have open mic with these beats!
Art + Music with GeeXella hosted by Indigo Art Therapy Studio - Graciela Cain, AKA GeeXella is a DJ, singer, rapper, educator, and activist. A bleeding heart, rainbow fueled, passionate nightingale has taken a form that is GeeXella. She believes in personal freedom, and often speaks for the misunderstood. In this workshop, GeeXella will be combining her love of music with the visual arts by providing a mix of curated audio tracks and inviting us to listen deeply with our whole body. We will use a variety of mixed-media materials to visually represent what we hear and feel for a multi-sensory creative experience.

This workshop is sold out. Please visit our website at
www.IndigoArtTherapy.com/workshops for future workshop listings.
RnBMostly: A Mostly R&B Kickback hosted by RnB Mostly - Jacksonville's #1 R&B Social is back with our monthly vibe! Join us August 23rd for the R&B Kickback! The dopest RnB Party in the land is here! Join DJ Nate, Mr. Al Pete & DJ B-Tune for the hottest Mostly RnB Kickback!!

Saturday // 8.24

Beats, Brunch & Bubbly hosted by Mas Appeal - Kick your weekend off right, with Bunch, Music and All You Can Drink Mimosas!
AfroKompa19 hosted by Afrobeat Elite Jax - AFRO-KOMPA ❤️ Afrobeats Meets Kompa Exclusive Nightlife Experience. Join us for an Afro-carribean Night of non-stop music, dancing, and excellent vibes.

Sunday // 8.25

The AfroDance Cypher hosted by Nan Nkama Pan-African Drum and Dance Ensemble and Hemming Park - We are back for the second installment of The AfroDance Cypher! Join us on Sunday, August 25 from 5 to 8pm as local dancers take to the stage!!

Monday // 8.26

Monday, Monday, so good to me
Monday mornin', it was all I hoped it would be
Oh Monday mornin', Monday mornin' couldn't guarantee
That Monday evenin' you would still be here with me


Brought to you by the Jax Bashment Crew and title sponsor Compassionate Alternative Care, the next installment of The Bashment RETURNS on Saturday, September 14th! Join Mas Appeal, DJ Monsta, and EnerJi at Shantytown Pub from 9PM until 2AM for Jacksonville’s Underground Reggae, Latin, & Island Dance Party!

Mas Appeal & DJ Monsta will be spinning the best Afro Beat, Salsa, Reggae, Reggaeton, Dancehall and more all night long. Food will be available for purchase from Tay’s Homestyle Cooking, shop with local vendors, and drink $2 Naturday’s all night!

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