Beat Cinema x Re:Fresh Pomona 12.28.16

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**WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28TH**

BC fam is back with another epic Wednesday night at the amazing Acerogami Bar (Pomona, CA)

This time around, our friends from Re:Fresh Pomona are coming thru to celebrate the holidays with us

LIVE VISUALS by the one and only MAJOR GAPE
https://www.instagram.com/majorgape/

•s p e c i a l . g u e s t s•

MIKE STYLES

GABE REAL

SUBIRA

JB

FALCN23

•r e s i d e n t s•

WAVE GROOVE

RICK G

DJ DROPDEAD

JERMS

DMM

COBY

$5
9PM-1AM
FULL BAR
21+
http://www.beatcinema.org
http://www.soundcloud.com/beatcinema1

Re:Fresh Finale!

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EARLY ARRIVAL HIGHLY SUGGESTED!

The end of our residency at Dba256 Bar & Gallery is upon us, our decision wasn’t an easy one and it’s certainly not goodbye forever. Individually our plates are full with great projects and events on the horizon, collectively we will return to dba256 for some very special events in 2017. We are thankful to have served #Pomona, bi-weekly since July, 2008. We’ve met a lot of great people and shared some fantastic memories. We would love to see everyone in the house, OUR HOME, one more time this year on Saturday November 12th. Thanks to everyone who has helped Re:Fresh become the most culturally unique party in Pomona, possibly ever!

With Love,
Re:Fresh Crew

LIVE & DIRECT:

– Re:Fresh Residents –
MIKE STYLES // JB // GABE REAL // SUBIRA //
+ Friends and Family

Brought to you by:
Beats of All-Nations
9:00 PM – 2:00 AM | 21+ | No Cover!

EVENT LOCATION:
Dba256 Bar & Gallery
256 S. Main St.
Pomona, CA 91766

– About Re:Fresh [POMONA] –
Established in 2008, Re:Fresh is a great collaboration of DJs, who for over the last decade established themselves through the arts & music community on the outskirts of Los Angeles. The Founding Fathers of events like More Fire Mondays, A Mic and Dimlights and the Lapa Lounge come together for the most sought out party in Pomona, playing the best in Soul, Hip Hop & World Rhythms!

FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/beatsofallnations
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/refreshpomona
WEBSITE: https://beatsofallnations.com/
VENUE: http://dba256.com/

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Viva presents…

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Tropical Dance Party & Dia De Los Muertos Celebration!

Buyepongo:
According to its members, the name Buyepongo means “to cause a ruckus” – which certainly describes the scene on the dance floors of Los Angeles whenever the band launches into its dizzyingly energetic, instantly infectious rhythms. But it also describes Buyepongo’s riotous mash-up of influences, which absorbs hip-hop, punk, funk, and jazz sounds into a delirious tropical blend of styles from across the Latin American diaspora. Like its name, the band is part hybrid, part invention, something untranslatable that nevertheless perfectly captures its uniquely vibrant spirit.

QUITA PENAS:
QUITAPENAS, one word – all caps, four syllables – all claps, gives you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. This tropical Afro-Latin combo was born under the warm California sun in 2011. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60s, 70s and 80s. Each song echoes a remix of history and invites one to engage in the liberating evenings of Angola, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and beyond. The name means “to remove worries.” Everybody has a “pena” and the mission of QUITAPENAS is simple: to make you dance and leave your worries behind.

YANGA

DJ FRESKO + Beats of All-Nations!!!

$15 – ALL AGES

Re:Fresh 8 Year Anniversary: Jeremy Sole + Lucha Libre DJ Set

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Our biggest annual party returns to dba256 Wine Bar Lounge!

Beats of All-Nations presents
ReFresh Pomona 8 Year Anniversary!

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Jeremy Sole (KCRW, TheLIFT)

Lucha Libre Dj Set (Que Sabroso)

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Resident Re:Fresh DJs:
MIKE STYLES // GABE REAL // JB // SUBIRA

DOORS 8pm
EARLY ARRIVAL IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED, SPACE EXREMELY LIMITED….THIS PARTY IS FREE!

8pm-2am | 21+ | No Cover
256 S. Main St., Pomona 91766

STAY CURRENT with the schedule of events at http://www.beatsofallnations.com/

DJ Gabe Real Live from Coachella Stage 2016

Words By Shad Powers, The Desert Sun
April 23, 2016

You might not know Moreno Valley based DJ Gabe Real, but if you collect Coachella lineup T-shirts or posters, you’ve seen his name almost as much as anyone.

He was the first act out on the main stage Friday during Weekend Two at Coachella and that marked his ninth appearance at the famous festival. That’s right, he’s played here nine times from the Yuma Tent to the ultimate stage.

His first time was back in 2001 as a DJ for Supernatural also on the main stage. Last year he opened the Sunday afternoon set on the Outdoor Stage. He’s had different names throughout the years. DJ Lesto, DJ Wiens and now DJ Gabe Real.

On Friday he kicked out his usual mix of reggae jams and late 1980s, early 1990s hip-hop to a late-arriving crowd under the hot early-afternoon sun on the main stage where LCD Soundsystem would headline later.

He made sure to mix in some tributes. The year 2016 has been particularly rough on the world of musical influencers, but DJ Gabe Real pinpointed three to give a thumping shoutout to at Coachella. He played snippets of “Kiss” and “I Wanna Be Your Lover” in memory of Prince. The crowd cheered and pointed solemnly to the sky. He also played “Scenario” by Tribe Called Quest to honor Phife Dawg who also recently passed away. And finally he played David Bowie’s pop hit “Let’s Dance.”

He weaved them into his set seamlessly with “Kiss” rolling right into the drum beat opening of Bel Biv Devoe’s “Poison” for example.

Wearing a Wiens Brewing Company T-shirt (Temecula Brewery) and sun glasses, DJ Gabe Real didn’t do much in the way of showmanship. He let his sound speak for itself.

A lot of your favorite hip-hop jams were part of the set, “Me, Myself and I,” “Now That We Found Love” etc.

He was followed on the stage by Joey Bada$$, so by the time DJ Gabe Real’s set end he was playing for quite a nice size crowd.

If you missed his set, don’t worry. There’s about an 80 percent chance he’ll be back in some capacity next year if history is any indication.

The Funk Ark ft. Will Rast of Antibalas // Live at Re:Fresh

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Beats of All-Nations presents Re:Fresh
with special guests: The Funk Ark (Washington DC) featuring Will Rast of Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
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Re:Fresh & Beats of All-Nations DJs:
JB – MIKE STYLES
STRYKE UNO – PORCHLITE
SUBIRA

The Funk Ark:

“Bringing it and taking listeners on a global funk journey that will have you melting into the dancefloor.” – Giant Step
Washington D.C. native, Will Rast (of Antibalas), has been composing music and playing professionally since the age of 14. A love of vintage Funk and Soul, as well as a wide range of instrumental jazz styles were the impetus behind the formation of The Funk Ark in 2007. As a member of Washington DC’s fast growing community of artists, it was easy to find incredibly talented musicians to form a group big enough to create the range of sound he wanted. The band began with compositions that were reminiscent of Lonnie Liston Smith, or Herbie Hancock, but it was Will Rast’s growing interest in the Afro Beat music of Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Mono Mono of Nigeria, as well as Mulatu Astatke and Mahmoud Ahmed of Ethiopia, and the legendary Salsa ensemble The Fania Allstars, that caused the band’s direction to the shift towards a more polyrhythmic, dance-inspiring, funk sound.
The musical journey of Will Rast, which currently includes being a member of international touring sensations, Antibalas, has helped The Funk Ark to amass a wild, beautiful collection of albums over the years, revealing his personal evolution of funk and rhythm. And through these albums, and The Funk Ark’s live shows, the group keeps audiences moving, and awe-inspired, on the dancefloor.

Brought to you by:
Beats of All-Nations
9:00 PM – 2:00 AM | 21+ | No Cover!

EVENT LOCATION:
dba256 Wine Bar Lounge
256 S. Main St.
Pomona, CA 91766

VISUAL REVIEW: Beats of All-Nations Carnaval 2016 + 51/81 Opening Reception

All Photos by Farah Sosa for http://www.FarahStop.com