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For many years I thought that a great many of my teachers were ill equipped with content, intellect or otherwise. I have had many bad experiences as a student, too many if I’m being completely honest. My name is Ryan R. Fraser and before being formally trained my Philosophy of education was “Education should be […]
Written by Jen Cheshire, Journalist Having been a longtime fan of UB40 but never seeing them live, you can imagine how excited I was to find out they were stopping in Denver on their US tour. To make it even better the lineup included Raging Fyah, one of my favorite bands, and Matisyahu and they […]
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THE EARTH IS OUR FRIEND (Garden of Creation) The earth is the garden of creation Purposefully clothed with lush, green vegetation. Roots! Firm enough to prevent critical soil erosion, All elements working in union, For natural joy and satisfaction. The earth is a friend, we are the friends of the earth The cyclic function of […]
“I will never be a politician nor will I ever think political. Just deal with life and nature.” Bob Marley Review & Interview by: Maliika Walker- Island Stage Freelance Writer I didn’t know what to expect when I attended the Brooklyn screening of the documentary, Bob Marley:Making of a Legend. I began hearing about the […]
Please take a listen to Miriam Simone’s latest mixtape, mixed by renowned Dutch Sound System- Herb-A-Lize It. Miriam is currently lining up tour dates in your region. If you are interested in bookings please drop us an email. Dubplates available with studio coverage cost.
Maliika Walker-Island Stage Lioness. When I see or hear this word I think of all the strong, confident, intelligent women that have come before me. I picture a woman who will do whatever is necessary to fight for her loved ones and herself. A woman that stands tall when circumstances requires her to do so. […]
Island Stage blog by: Susan Underwood You know what they say, “Any attention, positive or negative is good in the entertainment industry. Keep them talking.” Well ‘they’ are doing just that! Whether you are a hard core, Snoop fan or a Reggae artist/enthusiast, you are talking. Unless you have been under a rock somewhere, I […]
One of our own here at Island Stage, Maliika Walker lives in the Tri-State area. We are so happy that she is safe after the devastating blow from Superstorm Sandy last week. We asked Maliika to give us her perspective on the storm, the frame of mind people are in on the East coast and […]
Article by Maliika Walker It is quite interesting what your soul wants to hear musically from time to time. Bob Marley has and will always be on my daily playlist but lately The Gargamel, Buju Banton, has been my musical soundtrack through my day. Each morning I find myself bouncing around my favorite songs from […]
The ban on dreadlocks and cornrows at the historically black college only applies to male students enrolled in the school’s five-year M.B.A. program. This ban was actually put into place in 2001, however recently has become a hot topic. The school’s dean, Sid Credle is standing by the decision and claims that the ban on […]
Written by Maliika Walker “Why do you like ‘Jammin’ by Bob Marley so much?” My neighbor asked me this question one day and I just said it’s my favorite song. He was like “thank goodness, I love Bob Marley also but you are obsessed with that song”. I never revealed the true reason I love […]
In the past few days, there has been alot of buzz regarding Snoop Lion’s (AKA Snoop Dogg) debut of his first single “La La La” from his soon to be released album Reincarnated. We do not yet have a date for the release. According to BET, Snoop is looking for a change of pace. Recently, […]
-Susan Underwood, Island Stage Founder/CEO I am not afraid to die. Life is what scares me. My husband uttered these words when we first learned of the shooting in Colorado on July 20, 2012. When I heard him say these words, it shook me to the core. I understood what he meant by this statement. […]
JO MERSA is the second generation offspring of reggae legend, Bob Marley and eldest son of Stephen Marley. In the same tradition as his father and grandfather, Jo Mersa’s music has been deeply influenced by the reggae culture, family and spirituality. Growing up as a youth in an atmosphere filled with conscious musicians, Mersa naturally […]
We posted this on Facebook a couple of years ago, and feel it is worth re-sharing!! Consciousness and vibrational frequency are perfectly correlated. When you’re lower in frequency, you’re lower in consciousness-your perception is dulled-and you view things through a foggy lens. When you’re higher in frequency, you’re higher in consciousness, your perception is heightened […]
Sunday is a day to celebrate our fathers. I am fortunate to still have my father, he is 82 and lives many miles away from me, but I can still call him and talk with him. I know that there are alot of people who will be missing their fathers this weekend especially. To you, […]
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