I love Open Mike Eagle. He’s kind of a geek, wearing glasses and rapping about everything from iPads to the Robert Taylor Homes, a Chicago housing project that was home to members of his family for years before it was demolished. He’s also a film and TV writer and Comedy Central has picked up a series based on his live show with Baron Vaughn, ‘The New Negroes.’ You won’t see a more thoughtful show this year. For his gig at the Independent in San Francisco, details here. 

Insights from an Art Rapper 18 October,2017Cy Musiker


Cy Musiker

Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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