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The Michigan Daily

Monday, January 11, 1988

Page 7

By Todd Shanker
Tonight at the Blind Pig, WCBN-
FM disc jockey Brian Tomsic will
host a colorful program of reggae
films and videos. Featured are the
classic reggae inspirations Rockers
and Heartland. The films will be
shown on a large video screen, in
stereo, beginning at 9 p.m. All
proceeds will benefit WCBN, the
University's student run FM radio
Rockers takes place in Jamaica's
Shantytown and tells the tale of a
Preggae musician named Leroy
"Horsemouth" Wallace, who is the
victim of a robbery. The film traces
Horsemouth's vengeance and is




loaded with killer, roots-conscious
reggae from the likes of Burning
Spear, Bunny Wailer, Jacob Miller
and Inner Circle, Gregory Isaacs,
Peter Tosh, Justin Hinds, and the
Heartland is a well-done
documentary that covers in depth the
powerful 1980 One Love Peace
Concert in Jamaica. It includes
stirring live performances from such
reggae legends as Bob Marley, Peter
Tosh (backed by thedincomparable
Sly Dunbar and R ob bi e
Shakespeare), Dennis Brown, and U-
Roy, who will be making a rare Ann
Arbor appearance at the Blind Pig on
Tuesday, January 19th.
Tonight's features mark the
second in a three part series of the

skanks to regg
1988 WCBN-FM Film Festival at
the Blind Pig. Tomsic has organized
the Festival, which showcased Urgh
- A Musical War and The Decline
of Western Civilization last week.
Next Monday is New Orleans night,
featuring clips of Professor Long
Hair, the Neville Brothers, Queen
Ida, Clifton Chenier, and more.
A $3 donation is suggested, as all
proceeds go to benefit WCBN, home
of Jazz 'til Noon, Freeform, and
other great alternative music shows.
Fundraising season at the radio
~*';~station culminates with the Ninth
Annual On-the-Air Fundraiser,

ie beat
February 11-14. And for more
crucial reggae, check out Brian
Tomsic's Rocker's Jamboree on
Saturday nights from 6 p.m. until 9
p.m. on WCBN, 88.3 FM.
Tonight's showcase is a great
opportunity to check out some
classic reggae videos and help
WCBN-FM in the process. So let
your Dreadlocks down and do some
serious skanking at the Blind Pig

Films start at 9 p.m. The,
Pig is located at 208 South


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