70 North 6th Street
New York, New York 11211

Uncomun Festival '08
Saturday September 20 7pm-4am, both rooms, $15.

Featuring: Garrison Hawk and Loud Apt.
with special guest Bernie Worrell, founding member of PARLIAMENT - FUNKADELIC!

Music + Dance + Film + DJ's + VJ's + Poetry + Art
What Do You Dance On?, Maya Azucena, Deetron, Team Full Stealth, Full Circle Productions, Grupo Irek, Shervone Neckles, Baba Israel, Jerome Derradji, Still Music, Meena, Khalid Hill, Sean Schulich, Amir Parsa, Eddie Venegas, Rokafella, DJ Speedrail, DJ Alex Barnes, Earl Fyfe, Katherine Crockett, Sita Frederick, Lance Paladino, Ale, Dionis Ortiz, Sophia Knapp, Stefen Reed and more...
Presented by Areytos, Uncomun Records, Still Music and Jose Miguel Ortiz
Sponsored by Nolej

An evening of Art, Dance, Film, Music and Poetry, with a special appearance by
Bernie Worrell, founding member of original P-Funk

New York, N.Y. � September 05, 2008 � Nolej Studios, a full service digital agency, unveils its 360� approach to entertainment by integrating artistry, culture, technology, movement, music and spoken word at the first annual UNCOMUN festival. This celebration captures the excitement and enthusiasm of New York City�s diverse arts community. The evening will combine visual arts, literature, rhythmic dance and live musical performances in an all-night multi-media extravaganza. Performers include rising reggae star Garrison Hawk, Brooklyn songstress Maya Azucenia and heavy funk hitters Loud Apt. with special guest Bernie Worrell, founding member of the original P-funk. The festival kicks off at 7:00 pm on Saturday, September 20th at Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
�The UNCOMUN festival serves as a launching pad for emerging talent, as well as providing a forum for well established artists to connect with art enthusiasts via the universal language of music�, explains Nevaris co-founder of the UNCOMUN festival. The evening will feature a diverse line-up of live entertainers, including the best underground hip-hop, reggae, rock, funk, electronic, and Latin jazz acts in New York City.
The evening begins with an art exhibition, curated by Jose Ortiz, showcasing international visual artists that include Dionis Ortiz, Sheryone Neckles and Carlos Mateu; words shared by acclaimed writers Ale and Amir Parsa; dance performances presented by Areytos Arts featuring their salsa dance theatre production of �What Do You Dance On?� with a cameo performance by the Drag King Elizabeth "La Macha" Marrerro, Indo-contemporary dancer Meena Murugensan, phenomenal tap-funk entertainer Khalid Hill, Full Circle Productions and celebrated modern dancer Katherine Crockett with violinist Eddie Venegas. The evening doesn�t end there, UNCOMUN shifts into acoustic mode with a little ska, rock steady, hip-hop, funk and lots of soul. Enjoy live performances by reggae artist Garrison Hawk, Baba Israel, Rockafella, Sean Schulich, Loud Apt and the highly anticipated appearance by Rock-in-Roll Hall of Famer Bernie Worrell. Still Music will close out the night with DJ sets by Jerome Derradji and Deetron.

The UNCOMUN festival guarantees a night to remember, to satisfy everyone�s creative appetite. General admission tickets to be purchased at the door for $15.00. For more information please visit www.uncomun.com.

About Nolej Studios

Nolej Studios is a full-service creative agency that speaks digital as a first language. The agency builds meaningful connections between brands and consumers with high impact messages and campaigns that engage, inspire and entertain. Nolej consistently harnesses the full potential of digital tools to deliver effective media campaigns that brands and marketers need to reach their. audiences. Their services include web design, marketing strategy and positioning, brand and campaign development, package design and multi-media production. For more information, visit www.nolej.com

Official Website: http://publicassemblynyc.com/events/view/114

Added by Local Correspondents on September 13, 2008