Daily Archives: January 4, 2017

Brian Owens Collaborates With Michael McDonald On New Single For You

St. Louis soul singer Brian Owens and his Deacons Of Soul have collaborated with Doobie Brothers legend Michael McDonald on his new single, “For You.” McDonald heard “For You” when Owens was on tour with him in 2015 and from there the collaboration was born.  Owens credits gospel quartets of the ’50’s for his throwback sound. “For You” is available via iTunes and Owens’ full-length album, The Soul Of Ferguson comes out February 24th.


Daughters Of The Dust 25th Anniversary Screenings

Julie Dash’s Daughters Of The Dust is having its 25th anniversary and just had a highly publicized restoration by the Cohen Media Group.  The movie is screening around the country in celebration of the anniversary. Beyonce’s Lemonade visuals referenced Dash’s film and made it re-enter pop culture. Dash’s feature set in the early part of the 20th century about the life and culture of the Gullah Peazant family was the first film from an African-American woman to get a wide release.

Daughters Of The Dust Screenings 

1/6/17 Cambridge, MA Brattle Theatre

1/15/17 Albuquerque, NM Guild Cinema

1/17/17 Little Rock, AR Riverdale 10 VIP Cinema

1/20/17 Santa Fe, NM The Screen

1/20/17 Oklahoma City, OK  OKC Museum of Art

1/25/17 Pleasantville, NY Jacob Burns Film Center

2/1/17 Vancouver, BC  Vancouver Int’l Film Centre

2/2/17 Chicago, IL  Studio Movie Grill Chatham
2/2/17 Oak Park, IL Lake Theatre
2/3/17 Portsmouth, NH The Music Hall
2/5/17 Hartford, CT Cinestudio
2/8/17 Seattle, WA  Northwest Film Forum

2/12/17 Honolulu, HI Honolulu Museum of Art

2/15/17 Victoria, BC Cinecenta

2/17/17 Silver Springs, MD AFI Silver Theater

2/17/17 Madison,WI  UW Cinematheque

2/18/17 Beaufort, SC Beaufort Film Society

2/18/17 Dayton, OH The Neon

4/20/17 Ithaca, NY Cornell Cinema

5/26/17 Minneapolis, MN Trylon Microcinema


Big Sean: Moves Official Video

Big Sean’s I Decided comes out February 3rd and today he released the official video for “Moves.” Mike Carson directed the clip of Sean and a bevy of women who circle him. I Decided is available for pre-order now.