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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/14/2006

Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

By Fritz Hahn

In what's becoming an annual tradition, hip-hop godfather Afrika Bambaataa -- the block-party-rockin' Bronx DJ who gave us the classic "Planet Rock," set the template for electro and founded the Zulu Nation collective -- is joining a slew of local artists to raise money for the International Red Cross at an all-night dance party. The third Funk For Peace, which takes over Five Saturday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., finds Bam paired with Thunderball, the retro '60s funk/boogaloo/exotica duo who have a new album out on Eighteenth Street Lounge Records; highly recommended funky house producers and DJs Fort Knox Five; the always-impressive All Good Funk Alliance; and DJ Rex Riddim. There's a $10 cover, and half of all proceeds go to the Red Cross. Come early, stay late.

This is just one of the after-dark recommendations you'll find in this week's Nightlife Agenda, which also finds Ludacris at Love and Marky Ramone trading his drumset for the DJ booth.

By Fritz Hahn  | September 14, 2006; 10:00 AM ET
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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No Blocktober Fest? (According to the chat) If that's true you will have made my month!! I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I hate, hate, hate, hate those damn festivals, and I live six blocks away.

Posted by: Ballston | September 14, 2006 3:24 PM | Report abuse

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