Amidst the List of Hurricane Sandy Benefits, Tuesday’s Hip-Hop Show at Brooklyn Bowl Supporting Occupy Sandy Stands Out for Its Unique Solidarity & Fervor

[Brooklyn, NY] Amidst the laundry list of Hurricane Sandy benefit concerts this December, a unique hip-hop performance benefiting Occupy Sandy scheduled for 7pm this Tuesday 12/18/2012 at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) stands out for the way its lineup of artists reflects the mutual aid, integrity, and do-it-yourself fervor that made Occupy Sandy […]

Organizing DIY Solidarity: 100 Shows for Haiti & Forward by Moe Mitchell

Moe Mitchell contacted the Sparrow Project with an idea …a DIY, community-based response to the ongoing needs in post-earth quake Haiti. With the help of Greg Bennick of 100 for Haiti, Sparrow launched the “100 Shows For Haiti” campaign, within a few short weeks we planted seeds, the idea took root, you responded and raised […]

Mainstreaming Palestine With Invincible

Save the Date! – OCTOBER 26, 2010 PROJECT PALESTINE PRESENTS – Mainstreaming Palestine An evening of music, words and a motion picture. Featuring INVINCIBLE “One of the most talented emcees I’ve ever heard, black or white, male or female”—Talib Kweli THE NEW SCHOOL 66 W. 12th Street, Room A-404 Pamela Olson Oklahoma-born Author, Hear excerpts from […]

Cipher’s ‘Joyous Collapse’ is Making the Political, Personal

This week Sparrow’s Andy Stepanian highlighted the political punk band Cipher in an article he wrote for The Huffington Post. The article garnered a bit of attention for Cipher, which was the point …Cipher has always put sincerity, ethics, and substance before the fluff of the music industry, if only every band had the hearts […]

Victory for Activists, Animals & Environment as Proposed LNG Island is Shut Down!

After an 18month+ campaign by activists in the Northeast the proposal to build an Liquid Natural Gas terminal and artificial island 13 miles south of Long Beach has been shut down! In April of 2009 The Sparrow Project partnered with Clean Ocean Action, The Surfrider Foundation, local environmentalists, politicians, and artists in an effort to […]