Signmark @ RIT /Gally weekend Brickfest

heye all –

me pumped!  why?  Signmark (finish Deaf rap artist) will be in ROCKchester  for the RIT /Gally Brickfest!!!!!

(more info on RIT/Gally weekend here)

lecture on Sat 1 pm in CSD Student Development Center 1300/1310 (see cool SignmarkFlyer)

performance Sat 10 pm – 3 am in the Field House

tickets are $5 online or $10 at the door – $$ goes to Deaf Japanese victims of the earth quake and tsunami

YEP – Deaf artists ROCK.  i have not met a more generous groups of souls in me life.  they think of their people all over the globe and they share and love etc (yes of course there are a few selfish ones in the lot but those r usually the ones whose artistry is kinda lame and they are overcompensating so just walk on by me think.  By and large – Deaf natural signed language poets, storytellers, actors, writers, visual artists, filmmakers, rappers, etc r GOOD SOULS – “doing it for our people” big time)

don’t know who Signmark is – shame on u!!!!

see their official site for more info:

don’t like anything that has to do with sound or music – no problem.  that is ur right.  we just be grooving over here – u can stay over there.

open to see seeing what works for all of us and what don’t – as bob baker would say, “come on down”

the thing i love the most about  Signmark is that the lyrics r VERY Deaf centered – very

(see the bottom video – The Letter for a Tribute to Emma Louise Agnew – young Deaf woman in New Zealand who was viciously killed)

Our Life

Smells Like a Victory

Against the Wall


The Letter


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sheri A Farinha
    Apr 13, 2011 @ 23:47:09

    Thanks Patti! I just love these videos! Lucky you! Wish we could have them come to California!

  2. handeyes
    Apr 15, 2011 @ 02:12:04

    heye sheri – i think Jon Lenois said that Signmark would be out in CA at some point. I forgot when though.

    Im sure u son would love to join them, eh?



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