ATL Soul Weekly (April 28-May 4): Charly Palmer, BOSCO + more
Presenting ATL Soul Weekly, Slo*Mo’s curated look at some of the week’s most notable sights, sounds and events.
April 28 — Music & Power, featuring Ron Trent with special guest Jamal Ahmad: OK, here we go again hyping Music & Power, the new listening series helmed by DJ/producer Ron Trent. But this time around, hometown icon Jamal Ahmad — the man behind the long-running S.O.U.L. of Jazz radio show on WCLK — is joining as the special guest spinner. So (as always) grab your mask, and bring your ass. Entry only with RSVP and confirmation. 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Rock Steady. More info: www.rocksteadyatl.com.
April 30 — Departure by Charly Palmer: The Hammonds House Museum presents this solo exhibition, featuring visual artist Charly Palmer’s work from the past 30 years—including pieces that have never been seen by the public, as well as new artwork created for this show. The exhibition opens virtually through HHM Digital with a special artist talk, video, musical performance and more. Free-$7. 7:30 p.m. More info: hammondshouse.org.
April 30 — Thank God It’s Vinyl: Featuring DJ Mafioso, Michael Mayhem, DJ Sir Daniel and Isaac on turntable duties. Hosted by Johnny Norm4l, with a Pop-Up Vinyl Shop by JB’s Record Lounge. 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Best End Brewing Co. More info: www.bestendbrewing.com.
April 30 — BOSCO Artist Talk: The Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business group hosts a conversation with singer/songwriter/multimedia phenom BOSCO — who’s also the founder and CEO of the SLUG Global creative agency — for a conversation on the intersection of art, fashion and business. To register, visit: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register.
SIGHTS + SOUNDS:
IN THE STUDIO with Zo! & Tall Black Guy – Abstractions (Episode 01): These dope producers aren’t ATLiens, but they are, without a doubt, friends of the city. Take a look (and a listen) at the creative process behind their latest album in the clip below.