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.
- 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 present.
- 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.
- 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.