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PeaceOUT: The 5th Annual World Homohop Festival,October 28-30,Oakland
by Juba Kalamka (info [at] peaceoutfestival.com)
Monday Oct 10th, 2005 12:23 PM
PeaceOUT is an international gathering of lesbian, gay,bisexual and
transgender hip-hop artists, activists, fans and supporters to celebrate
the LGBT presence in hip-hop music and culture.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.07.05
CONTACT:
Jen Loy
Editor in Chief
Kitchen Sink Magazine
p.510.290.8399
jen [at] kitchensinkmag.com

Juba Kalamka
Festival Director
p.510.496.3449
info [at] peaceoutfestival.com

PeaceOUT:
The 5th Annual World HomoHop Festival
October 28 to 30, 2005
21 GRAND
416 25th Street (at Broadway)
(exit 19th Street Station downtown Oakland)
Oakland,California
all shows $10 - ALL AGES
*21 GRAND is wheelchair accessible*
*nearby AC Transit Transbay bus runs to SF all night*
$20 3Day FestivalPass available night of first show
and at
http://www.peaceoutfestival.com


SUGARTRUCK RECORDINGS
in association with
Kitchen Sink Magazine,Mama Buzz Café,Planet Janice Films
A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Records and Phat Family
proudly presents
PeaceOUT:The 5th Annual World HomoHop Festival
October 28-30, 2005 at 21 GRAND.

What is PeaceOUT?

PeaceOUT is an international gathering of lesbian, gay,bisexual and transgender hip-hop artists, activists, fans and supporters to celebrate the LGBT presence in hip-hop music and culture, hosted and produced by Sugartruck Recordings in conjunction with A.C.R.O.N.Y.M.Records. The festival will take place over the weekend of October 28-30 in Oakland, California and will feature live music,DJs,spoken word, dance/performance
events.
The first PeaceOUT World Homo Hop Festival (Then known as Cypher) was held in August 2001 at Oakland's East Bay Pride and has become an annual tradition.Its popularity enabled the creation of the recent 2nd Annual PeaceOutEast (NYC-July 14-17,2005) PeaceOUT UK (London,August 5-6,2005), last year's PeaceOutSouth (Atlanta,Sept.5)and the upcoming PeaceOutNorthwest,(Portland Oregon, Spring 2006).

The evolution of PeaceOUT and the lives of performers in the scene are chronicled in the feature documentary PICK UP THE MIC (Planet Janice Films) which recently premiered to rave reviews at the 30th Annual Toronto International Film Festival. For more info on the film,reviews,and details on its upcoming release, visit
http://www.pickupthemic.com

A number of LGBT hip-hop performers are listed on the Phat Family Records and Sugartruck Recordings homepages. Most of them have their own websites with photos, MP3s and CDs available for sale.Many any of them have appeared on one or more Phat Family Records CD compilayions.Please visit http://www.phatfamily.org and http://www.sugartruckrecordings.com for more info.
All news and updates will be announced on the Phat Family Announcements
mailing list and Kitchen Sink’s monthly e-newsletter. Updates and show information will also be available at Mama Buzz Cafe
(2318 Telegraph Ave, Oakland.)

Artists and fans interested in the latest information on PeaceOUT and other Sugartruck and Phat Family Records events are encouraged to sign up by sending e-mail to phat-family-announce subscribe [at] yahoogroups.com.If you are in need of more specific info, email us at info [at] peaceoutfestival.com or events [at] kitchensinkmag.com.


Kitchen Sink, the magazine for people who think too much, is a non-profit, quarterly print magazine that explores thought, art, culture, identity and politics. It is the premiere program of the Neighbor Lady Community Arts Project, an Oakland-based arts organization, was recently named 2004 Best Cultural Happening by San Francisco Magazine, is the recipient of the 2003 Utne Independent Press Award for Best New Title, and the Best of the Bay 2003 awards from the SF Weekly, SF Bay Guardian, and East Bay Express.

Mama Buzz is a cafe, gallery and gathering place for artists, creators and their communities. Mama Buzz was also named Best Hipster Hangout by The
East Bay Express, Best Coffee with the Kitchen Sink by the SF Bay Guardian, and Best Indoor/Outdoor Cafe by San Francisco Magazine.

Jen Loy
Editor in Chief**Kitchen Sink Magazine
Co Owner/Event Coordinator**Mama Buzz Cafe
kitchensinkmag.com
mamabuzzcafe.com
*KS 11 now available!
*Best of the Bay: KS named Best Cultural Happening by San Francisco
Magazine *KS: Winner, 2003 UTNE Independent Press Award, Best New Title

§Pick Up The MIc Movie Poster
by Juba Kalamka (info [at] peaceoutfestival.com) Monday Oct 10th, 2005 12:23 PM
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The PeaceOUT World Homohop Festival and its performers are featured in the Planet Janice Films documentary PICK UP THE MIC, which premiered at the 30th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-17 2005).
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