Selected Past Work
As a multi-disciplinary artist who enjoys collaborating with others, my work has led me in a lot of different directions. Below is a selected listing of the work I have done in various fields:
Event Curation I curated each of these events and performed in most of them.
Midwest Funk Association featuring Carl Craig and Waajeed - April 21, 2018 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis
Minneapolis Sound 2.0 - November 17 & 18, 2017 - Slam Academy & The Hook and Ladder Theater - Minneapolis
Kool-Aid Promenade - August 21, 2017 - Even Furthur Festival - Highbridge, Wisconsin
The Great Equalizer - April 28 & 29, 2017 - The Hook and Ladder Theater - Minneapolis
Deep Purple: A Tribute For The Heads Featuring Moodymann - April 21, 2017 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis
Minneapolis Sound 2.0 - December 17, 2016 - The Hook and Ladder Theater - Minneapolis
The Bobby Kahn Show - May 8 & 9, 2015 - Patrick's Cabaret - Minneapolis
Bobby Kahn's Variety 2.5 Hours - April 25&26, 2014 - Patrick's Cabaret - Minneapolis
Freaky Deeky @ Zombie Pub Crawl - October 8, 2011 - Cabooze - Minneapolis
Cruel Summer (Co-curated with MPLS.TV) - August 26, 2011 - First Avenue - Minneapolis
A Freaky Deeky Fun-Raiser - December 3, 2010 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis
Television/Video Roles range from actor to executive producer, largely with a comedy and dance focus.
And Now It's - Co-Creator/Executive Producer, Writer, Actor, Editor, Director, and Producer -Minneapolis Television Network - October 2015 to December 2018.
Freaky Deeky - Actor, On-air Host - Minneapolis Television Network - June 2009 to March 2012
Rewire: TV Takeover: MPLS.TV - So You Think You Kahn Dance Segment - TPT - June 2014
MPLS.TV - Sketch comedy Writer, Actor, Producer, Editor, and Director - October 2010 to March 2012
Writing I mostly cover art and music in particular. I currently write for The Current's Local Current Blog, and I have written for City Pages, TC Daily Planet, and more in the past.
Carl Craig Interview - Published by The Current, April 2018
Editorial On Arts Funding In Minneapolis - Published by MinnPost.com, February 2018
Even Furthur 2017: Thus Spake Anklepants - Published on ChosenByTheFunk.com, December 2017
How Prince's Love Affair With Detroit Helped Fuel The Birth Of Techno - Published by The Current, April 2017
Is Minneapolis Techno Having A Renaissance? - Published by The Current, November 2016
More Funk: The 80s Dance Nights That Celebrated The Minneapolis Sound - Published by The Current, June 2016
First Avenue's Overnight Dance Parties Epitomized The Spirit Of Prince - Published by The Current, April 2016
Prince's "Surprise" At Dakota Jazz Club, 1/18/13 - Published by City Pages, January 2013
Insane Clown Posse At First Avenue - Published by TC Daily Planet, October 2010
Dance Classes I teach dance floor confidence, not moves or choreography, in my classes called "So You Think You Kahn Dance". Most classes have been held in association with another event.
First Avenue Mainroom - December 9, 2016 - As part of Get Together 7
First Avenue Mainroom - March 21, 2014 - As part of Bassgasm X
Gamut Gallery - Multiple instances between 2012 and 2016.