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San Francisco, CA 94188
September 5, 2012
“Someday” Breaks 10 Million Hits On Youtube Over Labor Day Weekend & “Cops and Robbers” by Flipsyde’s “The Piper” World Première in Oakland 9-8-12
“There are two sides to every story and then there’s the truth,”-The Piper
Who: Jinho "The Piper" Ferreira, of internationally known alternative Hip-Hop band, Flipsyde, (Flipsyde’s “Someday” reached over 10 million hits over the Labor Day Weekend--plus Flipsyde has written anthems for the 2006 Winter Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics, performed with The Black Eyed Peas, Akon, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Busta Rhymes and more); Piper is an actor, writer, playwright and law enforcement officer; Ami Zins- director, producer and film industry consultant, and award-winning Director of the Oakland Film Office (1998-2011), receiving recent honor from the Directors’ Guild of America; Lew Levinson- the former Chair of the Theater Arts Department at Laney College, for over 30 years, has produced and directed over 40 full-length college, community, and professional plays.
What: World Premier of “Cops and Robbers” by Jinho "The Piper" Ferreira and directed by Ami Zins and Lew Levinson.
When: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2012
Where: Malonga Casquelourd Center, 1428 Alice Street, Oakland, CA 94612
WHY: The news reports of violence prevail in the headlines day after day, year after year. “Cops and Robbers” speak to those reports. What does someone from a nerve center of violence, like Oakland have to say about what’s happening and the impact of violence? One internationally known alternative Hip-Hop artist, actor, award-winning screenwriter, who hasn’t given up his day job as a law enforcement officer, gives a response to what’s happening—examining issues of law enforcement, media, race, politics, broken homes, broken hearts and the human condition. “Cops and Robbers” is sure to motivate audiences to take charge and “do something.”
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