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Friday, April 24

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

USC Scene Dock Theatre

1029 Childs Way, Los Angeles, 90089

7:00pm

By Lynn Nottage. Directed by Gregg T. Daniel.

Seventeen-year-old Ernestine’s world is turned upside down when her father moves her and her sister to Brooklyn in the late 1950s. Lynn Nottage’s Crumbs from the Table of Joy is an exploration of racism, feminism and the challenging nature of change

Performance Dates and Times
4/25/2015 at 2:30 p.m.
4/25/2015 at 8 p.m.
4/26/2015 at 2:30 p.m.

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Young Fathers

The Echo

1822 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

8:30pm

Their first full-length album, released in February, 2014, on Anticon and Big Dada has been given the kind of critical appraisal normally held hidden in the filing cabinets of dusty music journos and only brought out, along with the bottle of fine blended whisky for those special occasions, those special rock occasions. You know the kind, when a credible bunch of guitar, bass and drum twenty-somethings from some northern town in the UK or from Indianapolis USA put something together in the studio that reaches out and reminds everyone that modern life isn’t rubbish. Which is a weird reaction for a group who sit in some non-categorisable space between genres ancient and modern, who take hiphop and pop and dip it in a tie-dye mix of Ronnettes and krautrock and ragga and dub and post-punk and afropsych… and make something, something, something.

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Poor Dog Group: The Murder Ballad (1938)

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

With a volatile mix of desire, jealousy and emancipatory yearning, Poor Dog Group's latest movement-based work—first staged at REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival—gives forceful physical life to Jelly Roll Morton's legendary 1938 recording. Originally performed in the brothels of New Orleans’ steamy Storyville district, Morton's song revels in the nastiness of its heroine’s voice, embodied here by Jessica Emmanuel, whose feral physical energy lays claim to the violent impulses of a woman betrayed. Directed by Jesse Bonnell, The Murder Ballad (1938) delves into the myth of female madness and racialized representations of sexuality.

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Bass Brothers & Need For Mirrors [Double USA Debut] (18+)

Los Globos

Los Angeles, CA 90026

9:00pm to 3:00am

Xcellerated's 24th installment will take place on Friday, April 24th at Los Globos (3040 W. Sunset Bl.). On this special occasion we are incredibly excited to be able to host 2 USA debuts all in one night:

NEED FOR MIRRORS
( METALHEADZ / V RECORDINGS / DIGITAL SOUNDBOY / SHOGUN / DISPATCH / CHRONIC / CLEAR SKYZ / SYMMETRY ) - UK

http://www.zoltarzoltarzoltar.com
https://soundcloud.com/needformirrors
https://twitter.com/needformirrors
https://www.mixcloud.com/tag/need-for-mirrors/

BASS BROTHERS
( PLAYAZ / RADIUS ) - Portugal

https://soundcloud.com/bassbrothersdnb
https://twitter.com/bassbrothersdnb
https://instagram.com/dezbassbrothers
http://playaz.co.uk/artists/bassbrothers/

SUPPORTING TALENT:

R.A.W.

( 6BLOCC / B BOY 3000 / MICTLAN / HEAVY LA / JUNGLIZM )

https://soundcloud.com/digital6
https://twitter.com/6BLOCC
http://6blocc.bandcamp.com
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/heavylaradio

HAZEN

( XCELLERATED / CYLON / PERCEIVED BY THE ANCIENTS / THE SEVENTH LETTER )

https://soundcloud.com/dr-hazen
https://www.facebook.com/bryan.hazen
https://www.facebook.com/perceivedbytheancients
https://www.facebook.com/CylonRecordings
https://theseventhletter.com/

Nonfuture

( LIGHTLESS / MASS LA / GROUND MASS / PHYLA / VILLIANS )

https://www.facebook.com/SquareBass
https://soundcloud.com/nonfuture

Consouls
( ICON COLLECTIVE )

https://www.facebook.com/ConsoulsMusic
https://soundcloud.com/Consouls
https://instagram.com/consoulsmusic/

Live Visuals By:

RES
( Organized Grime / Future / Damascus )

https://www.facebook.com/RESVisuals

WITH LYRICAL SUPPORT FROM:

MC Dino
( XCELLERATED / BASSRUSH / URBAN ABORIGINEE / INSOMNIAC ) - Denver

https://www.facebook.com/mcdino.ua
http://www.urbanaboriginee.com/
https://soundcloud.com/mc-dino
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dknow-MC-Dino/189257377761177

MC J-Tec
( XCELLERATED / TIMELESS ) - LA

http://www.facebook.com/mcjtec
http://facebook.com/jonathanjtec.mendoza

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Friday, April 24th 2015
9:00pm - 3:00am

Located At Los Globos
3040 W. Sunset Bl.
Los Angeles, CA
90026

18+ to enter / 21+ to drink

$15.00 presales or $20.00 at the door

This event will have a massive Funktion 1 Sound System

2 for 1 well drinks during the first hour (9pm-10pm)

Like us on Facebook to stay updated:
https://www.facebook.com/Xcellerated

Website: www.xcellerated.com

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Saturday, April 25

Chinatown Champions - LA Chinatown Scavenger Hunt

Chinatown

943-951 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90016

8:00am to 3:00pm

The Chinatown BID the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, and sponsor Delta Airlines present "Chinatown Champions." The challenging scavenger hunt will take teams of two through Chinatown from North to South, high to low, while covering the oldest to the newest, and the obvious to the obscure.

Teams who complete the day's tasks within the allotted time will have the chance to win A PAIR OF ROUNDTRIP TICKETS ABOARD DELTA AIRLINES to anywhere in the United States. Not for the faint of heart, obstacles will include physical challenges, riddles and puzzles, and of course, frightening delicacies.

We would love to tell you more but that would be cheating! If you think you have what it takes, complete the application here: http://j.mp/ChinatownChampions.

Date: 4/25/2015
Location: LA Chinatown
Cost: $60/team

Limited space available, apply soon!!

Requirements:
- Teams of TWO
- Both members must be 18 years of age or older, and at least one member must be 21 years of age or older
- An active Instagram account
- Daring appetite (You will not complete Chinatown Champions if BOTH teammates are veggietarian, at least one omnivore please)

Application Process
- Complete the application form: http://j.mp/ChinatownChampions
- Both team members must sign, scan, and email Waiver Form (http://j.mp/CCWaiver) to [email protected]
- Upon receipt of completed registration form and waiver, you will receive a PayPal Invoice from [email protected], payment must be completed within 48 hours.

- Exact address of the meet up location will only be made available to accepted teams the week of the Scavenger Hunt. All tasks can be completed without a car in Chinatown.

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Chinatown Champions - Scavenger Hunt

Chinatown

943-951 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90016

9:00am to 2:00pm

You think you know Chinatown? Sign up for the Chinatown Champions Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win TWO ROUNDTRIP FLIGHTS to any where in the contiguous US!

Grab your buddy for your team of two, and head on down to Chinatown! May the Best Team Win!

Code: discoverLA for $10 off.

Saturday April 25th, 9am - 2pm

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Writing The Personal Essay Workshop

Los Angeles Writers Group Headquarters

1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Unit B, Los Angeles, 90046

9:00am to 12:30pm

The Writer’s Room is a conversational monthly workshop series where you will participate in a collaborative conversation about various writing lifestyle related topics. You will participate in discussions, get to the root of creative issues, meet other writers, discover what’s holding you back from success, (re)discover our creative selves, and figure out what we have to say as writers. Each month we will discuss a different topic and find ways to renew our inspiration and our love of writing.

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