DX News Bits: Eternia, Idle Warship
The tour, which is covering ground in Ontario’s middle schools and high schools from November 13 to December 4, was created to promote the empowerment of young women, as well as a forum to discuss ways to continue gender progression within communities and school.
Created by The 411 Initiative For Change (411) and Plan Canada, 411 TV: Because I Am A Girl Tour has already reached over 15,000 young women, with this current leg expected to teach and engage nearly 10,000 more.
411 described the program as “committed to portraying positive images of girls, to providing engaging stories and to offering real-life testimonies from girls around the world.”
For more information on the tour, click [here].
In other news, Idle Warship will be performing at Brooklyn’s Southpaw venue on November 28.
Comprised of veteran emcee Talib Kweli, Graph Nobel, and Res, Idle Warship recently released their latest mixtape Party Robot (free download here http://usershare.net/hbrpluovpg5a). Their performance at Southpaw will be their largest since Party Robot dropped last month, and other acts such as rapper Niles, soul singer Trezure The Empress, and group Rebel Starr are included on the bill as well.
Doors open at 9:00 p.m. for the show. Advanced tickets are $15, and $20 at the door. They can be purchased at ticketweb.com.