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The Feels (Feel Good Revolution)- Thursday, January 26th at Icehouse

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Brittany "Miss Brit" Lynch

Jazz88 and Soul Tools Entertainment are pleased to team to present The Feels (Feel Good Revolution): A Night of Healing Through the Arts.

The next evening in the monthly series is slated for Thursday, January 26th, 10:00 p.m..(doors at 9:30 p.m.) at  Icehouse in Minneapolis . 

With performances by: Ashley Dubose, Tiffany Nicole and AJ Soul, Babatunde Lea, Radio Ahlee and DJ Miss Brit Hosted by:  Dr. Joi Lewis

21+ event.  $8 cash cover charge at the door.

The Feels (Feel Good Revolution), curated by Brittany Lynch and Toki Wright,  is a night of intentional happiness featuring singers, poets, comedians and musicians that perform artistic pieces promoting Happiness, Healing and Triumph. The Feel Good Revolution provides a space for art, entertainment and healing to become synonomous. Throughout the night, emerging artists from the Twin Cities will perform 5 to 7 minute pieces of original art inspired by the theme and share their personal ways of finding happiness. A live jazz ensemble will be available to perform and accompany the artists.  The event will be videotaped and recorded for features on Jazz88 KBEM.

Toki Wright is a Twin Cities based emcee, poet and community organizer. Raised in a Buddhist household, immersing himself in Black history, world culture, and community work, Toki Wright's awareness of the diverse world we live in is translated through his content driven music. He has taken paths that run the gamut from a non-profit youth organization in North Minneapolis to work with war-affected children in Northern Uganda. As an artist, Wright's travels have taken him throughout the United States and Canada as support and hypeman for Brother Ali. Other performance credits include Soundset, Coachella, CMJ, Bumbershoot , Paid Dues, Scribble Jam, and SXSW

Brittany "Miss Brit" Lynch is a multidimensional artist, activist, and entrepreneur with a passion for telling narratives through a sociological perspective. She emerged on the spoken word scene in 2009 through Voices Merging, a group dedicated to educating and empowering the community through spoken word and the urban arts. In 2012 she won the title of Miss Black Minnesota USA where she combined her values of radical self care, personal development, and philanthropy to represent several organizations and initiatives across the country. Later that year Brittany traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to study Social Justice and Community Reconciliation and returned to the United States to apply her studies. In 2014 she returned to writing with the artist collective "Meeting of the Mindz", and was commissioned by Youthprise to perform at Orchestra Hall for their annual Youth Summit. She now works as a traveling artist, radio host on KFAI’s Soul Tools Radio, and TV Host on SPNNs new talk show Candy Fresh. She also works as a freelance consultant, and Director of Operations with Soul Tools Entertainment.

 

The Feel Good Revolution is made possible through support provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Soul Tools Entertainment and Jazz88 KBEM

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