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Love Jawns: A Mixtape

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Love Jawns: A Mixtape (LJAM) is a soundtrack of the city, by the people, for your commuting & daydreaming pleasure. Three poets share a poem. A DJ stitches them together with musical interludes. Produced by Philadelphia Contemporary, a freestanding space for contemporary & performance art.

Love Jawns: A Mixtape (LJAM) is a soundtrack of the city, by the people, for your commuting & daydreaming pleasure. Three poets share a poem. A DJ stitches them together with musical interludes. Produced by Philadelphia Contemporary, a freestanding space for contemporary & performance art.

Location:

United States

Description:

Love Jawns: A Mixtape (LJAM) is a soundtrack of the city, by the people, for your commuting & daydreaming pleasure. Three poets share a poem. A DJ stitches them together with musical interludes. Produced by Philadelphia Contemporary, a freestanding space for contemporary & performance art.

Language:

English

Contact:

2157138186


Episodes

Big Wash Mini-Mix

12/9/2020
A special collaboration with the Fabric Workshop and Museum inspired by Jonathan Lyndon Chase's "Big Wash" exhibition opening in January 2021. Featuring poetry by JONATHAN LYNDON CHASE & JAMAL RASHAD. Spun by VINCE ANTHONY.

Duration:00:06:48

Fall Mini-Mix

9/23/2020
A special collaboration with #VoteThatJawn, an initiative that aims to bring 18-year-olds and other first-time voters to the polls. Featuring Philly Youth Poet Laureates MIA CONCEPCION, CYDNEY BROWN & WES MATTHEWS in response to Walt Whitman’s poem “Election Day: November 1884.” Spun by VINCE ANTHONY.

Duration:00:09:18

Summer Jawn

6/19/2020
An extended Juneteenth mix featuring freedom songs by QUINCY SCOTT JONES, HUSNAA HASHIM, NOOR IBN NAJAM, JASMINE L. COMBS, KAI DAVIS, ASHLEY DAVIS, TRAPETA B. MAYSON & YOLANDA WISHER. Spun by VINCE ANTHONY.

Duration:00:25:35

LJAM PSA

5/29/2020
Special mini-mix featuring poet & comic book author QUINCY SCOTT JONES & current Philadelphia Poet Laureate TRAPETA B. MAYSON. Spun by VINCE ANTHONY.

Duration:00:12:28

Two Stops Early

5/29/2020
Featuring MIA CONCEPCION, 2019-2020 Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate + NOOR IBN JABAM, a poet who teases, challenges, breaks & creates language + poet, performer & educator DENICE FROHMAN. Spun by Detroit-born, Philly-based DJ A-LIST. “Two Stops Early” is a phrase from Denice Frohman’s poem “A Queer Girl’s Ode to the Piragüero.” This episode concludes The Second Jawn.

Duration:00:11:42

Some Very Important Chisme

4/30/2020
Featuring MERCEDEZ HOLTRY, poet, writer, mentor, and Chicana feminist + META SARMIENTO, Filipino rapper and poet born and raised in Guam who now calls Denver, CO home + TOLUWANIMI OBIWOLE, a Nigerian multi-disciplinary artist, organizer, and healer. Spun by MERCURII AKA TOLUWA OBIWOLE. “Some Very Important Chisme” is a line from Mercedez Holtry’s poem “Chisme and Lavender Carmel Coffee.”

Duration:00:20:47

How Do You Kill A Blank Page

3/31/2020
Featuring SHAM-E-ALI NAYEEM, poet, artist & public interest lawyer + WARREN LONGMIRE, writer, software engineer & educator + BETHLEHEM ROBERSON, known as a vocussionist, fusing vocals with body percussion. Spun by VINCE ANTHONY, a singer-songwriter, producer & music educator. “How Do You Kill a Blank Page” is a phrase from Warren Longmire’s poem “Zoom Links.”

Duration:00:17:16

That's Another Whole Story

2/29/2020
Featuring Brooklyn-born interdisciplinary poet & sound artist TRACIE MORRIS + QUINCY SCOTT JONES whose first comic, Black Nerd with artist Ronald Nelson, will be released this year + HETTIE JONES, one of the most prolific Beat poets of her generation. Spun by DR. BRUCE CAMPBELL JR. aka DJ JUNIOR, a professor who runs his own independent record label, Record Breakin’ Music. “But that’s another whole story” is a line from Hettie Jones’ poem “All Told.”

Duration:00:24:33

But They Still Livin' Tho

12/27/2019
Featuring KAI DAVIS (she/her), a Black Queer writer, performer & teaching artist from Philadelphia who received the Leeway Transformation Award for her art for social change work + JASMINE L. COMBS, a writer, educator & spoken word artist who is the author of two collections of poetry, Universal Themes & This Drowning Was A Baptism + JACOB WINTERSTEIN, a lifelong Philadelphian, artist, event producer & educator & co-founder of The Philly Pigeon collective which organizes poetry slams,...

Duration:00:21:53

And Church Was Everyday

11/20/2019
Featuring ASHLEY DAVIS, a black queer androfemme (they/she) artist, poet, human who writes to center the inter generational black femme & build spaces for rest & inner children to play + KIRWYN SUTHERLAND, a Clinical Research Professional & poet who makes poems centering the black experience in America + LYRISPECT, an award-winning lyricist, author, activist, educator & voiceover artist. Spun by VINCE ANTHONY, a singer-songwriter & music producer who recently released his EP Black Child: A...

Duration:00:22:05

We Are The Enemies

10/23/2019
Featuring TRAPETA B. MAYSON, a poet, social worker & MBA, who is a native of Liberia + CYNTHIA DEWI OKA, author of Salvage: Poems who created a migrant poetry workshop series in Philadelphia & is originally from Bali, Indonesia + SANAM SHERIFF, a poet & artist from Bangalore, India who is currently an MFA candidate in Poetry at Washington University in St. Louis. Spun by OLUWAFEMI, a deejay, music producer & visual artist based in Philadelphia, by way of Central New Jersey, by way of Lagos,...

Duration:00:20:57

This Ain't No Sunny D Sh!t

4/27/2019
Featuring RAQUEL SALAS RIVERA, 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia & co-editor of Puerto Rico en mi corazón, a collection of bilingual broadsides of contemporary Puerto Rican poets + YOLANDA WISHER, 2016-17 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, author of Monk Eats an Afro, & Curator of Spoken Word at Philadelphia Contemporary + HUSNAA HASHIM, 2017-18 Youth Poet Laureate of Philadelphia & author of Honey Sequence. Spun by DR. BRUCE CAMPBELL JR. aka DJ JUNIOR, an Associate Professor in the School...

Duration:00:26:26