FTC Family Member Ian Johnson on SLAP.com

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Check out the video interview with Western Edition's very own Ian Johnson!

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4.4.09 Sat: ESOW Painting Live & Art Show!!

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RECESSION RECESS TONIGHT AT POLENG

COME OUT TONIGHT!!! FORGET ABOUT TAXES FOR A COUPLE HOURS...
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RSVP TO GET IN FREE!!!
(with RSVP!) http://www.polenglounge.com/recession

FTC x GIRL Deck Arriving April 1st! Pre-Order Today!

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REDMAN AND METH

JUST FOUND THIS PHOTO...REDMAN WEARING A "WEED" (WESTERN EDITION/VAPOR ROOM) HOODY. CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEW ALBUM BLACK OUT 2 TO COME OUT!
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SHINGO2 AND MOS DEF IN THE BUILDIN

JUST GOT WORD THAT SHINGO2 AND MOS DEF STOPPED BY THE JAPAN SHOP FOR A LIL VISIT!
THANKS FTCJAPAN FOR THE PHOTOS!
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NYT SKATEBOARDING LIFESTYLE SHOW

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MOST FINISHED SHOW STARRING KEN GOTO AND DYLAN MADDUX

THIS FRIDAY GO CHECK OUT THE HOMIES AT THE MOST FINISHED SHOW. PHOTOGRAPHERS INCLUDE DYLAN MADDUX, GOTO, ORLY LOCQUINO, AND ABE MENOR. THE SHOW IS AT:
1AM GALLERY AT 1000 HOWARD STREET SF CA 94108 MORE INFO GO TO WWW.1AMSF.COM
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GIRLS GOT KICKS

Callin' out all female SNEAKER FIENDS!
Our good friend Lori from Female Sneaker Fiend is havin' a photo shoot this weekend March 21st - 22nd. Holler at your girl if you've got kicks and wanna be in the shoot!

photoshoot@femalesneakerfiend.com

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3.18.09 Storyville Beats & Eats with Joyo Velarde!

Wednesday March 18 2009


Storyville "Legendary Beats & Eats" featuring
JOYO VELARDE (Quannum) / VINROC (Triple Threat) / SIMILAK CHYLD (FTC)


Known as the "The Quannum Songstress," Joyo Velarde is a singer/songwriter, belter, storyteller and explosive live performer!
Download Joyo's latest album " hosted by Lyrics Born / mixed by DJ Icewater

8:30 pm seating / 9:30 pm show / limited seating
reservations: Poleng Lounge 1751 Folsom SF 415.441.1751


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FTC x ESOW Artist Collab

FTCxESOW_banner500.jpg We're thrilled to announce the release of our new collab deck with ESOW, an amazing artist and close friend of FTC for over a decade!

Born and raised in Tokyo, ESOW came across graffiti in the 80s and has since devoted his time to the fusion of traditional Japanese Yamoto-e art and graffiti. A painter and pro-skater with a love for bikes, ESOW is considered a legendary Japanese street icon.

He is best known for his unique characters and is regarded as one of the best character illustrators in the Japanese graffiti scene.

size offered: 7.625 x 31.5

Release Date: April 1 2009

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WELCOME TO CRUSHIN IT ROCK AT SHAMROCK!

LAST SATURDAY THE FTC CREW HELD IT DOWN IN THE SIDE ROOM AT WELCOME TO SHAMROCK...MARCELL AND I DJ'D THE SIDE ROOM...AND THE WHOLE FTC FAM CAME THRU AND WE HAD OUR OWN LITTLE PARTY! IT WAS SUPER FUN AS YOU CAN SEE! I HOPE KRAZYKIDS WILL INVITE US AGAIN TO CRUSH IT! THANKS TO MS. FRAN, RUBY, ANT1, SIR TIPP, JBOO FOR LETTING US ROCK THAT SHIT.
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Tonite: Kingpin Bowling Kick Off Party / FREE!

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SUNDAY MARCH 15 2009 8:30 PM
We love to bowl and we also love rockin' beats in crazy gear. Add some booze to the mix and you've got Kingpin Disco!


The "League" is our way to sound extra official so people understand how serious we are about Bowling with Beats and Booze.



If you get a kick outta B.U.I.(bowling under the influence), flashing disco lights and winning awards for being awesome, join us this Sunday for the official Kingpin Bowling League kick-off party!



Classic Bowl 900 King Plz Daly City / kingpindisco@gmail.com


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Rollin' for laundry $

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California Love: 10DEEP crew visit

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German Nieves / Jamal Smith / Tony Montgomery / Daniel Kim


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TOMORROW AT MIGHTY

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RUFF N' TUFF FILM NOMINATED FOR THE SACRAMENTO FILM FESTIVAL

OUR HOMIE CB'S (4SIGHT SKATEBOARDING JP) FATHER EC, WAS RECENTLY NOMINATED FOR HIS FILM "RUFF N' TUFF" A REGGAE DOCUMENTARY THAT IS A DEFINITE MUST SEE! PLEASE IF YOU ARE IN THE SACTO AREA GO CHECK THIS OUT! SHOWTIME IS 4:00 PM THURSDAY APR. 2 24TH STREET THEATER IN SACRAMENTO. FOR MORE INFO GO TO http://saciff.bside.com/2009/films/ruffntufffoundersoftheimmortalriddim_saciff2009

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SAVE IT! PARTY AND BFOX'S BDAY

YESTERDAY WE CELEBRATED BFOX'S BDAY AT THE SAVE IT! PARTY DOWN AT NICKIE'S. GOT TO CRUSH THE TABLES FOR A MINUTE WITH MRT AND SHANE. IT WAS A LOT OF FUN AND GOOD TIMES! THANKS TO DIRTY D FOR THE FREE DRINKS!!!
BRIAN'S SISTER MADE THE CAKE...BBQ CAKE CRAZY!
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It's the Takeover: FTC x Crazy Kids Radio


FTCKRAZYKIDZRADIO TAKEOVER from Mike Poore on Vimeo.

Awesome letter from Satoshi Morii (Japan)

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FTC Skatebook 4 Release / LowCard Update

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eye level party shots by skatebook.tv
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Shout out to LowCard, Skatebook & Ando

NEW SF SKATEPARK DESIGN MEETING THURS. MARCH 5

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OUR VERY OWN BERFDAY BOY IS TURNING 21

YES IT IS BFOX'S BDAY PARTY! IT'S BOUT TO GET CRUSHED AT NICKIES ON THE 7TH!
BE SURE TO GET THAT FOO FADED!
HAPPY PRE-BDAY SON!
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FTC CREW TAKES OVER THE #1 INTERNET RADIO SHOW IN THE BAY AREA

LAST TUESDAY WE GOT A CHANCE TO TAKEOVER THE KRAZY KIDS RADIO SHOW. KRAZYKIDS CREW IS A DJ CREW AND PROMOTER SQUAD THAT HAS BEEN KILLIN THE CLUB SCENE FOR A MINUTE. THEY'RE ALSO KNOW AS RISKY BUSINESS CREW COMPRISED OF: MS. FRAN, ANT1, J-BOO, RUBY RED EYE, SIR TIPP, EDDIE RASCAL, MASSAN AND MISO SOUP ARE THE CORE OF THE GROUP. THEY'VE BEEN ROCKIN THIS RADIO SHOW FOR ABOUT 3 YEARS NOW WITH ALL KINDS OF SPECIAL GUESTS. YOU CAN FIND THEM AT KRAZYKIDSRAIO.PODOMATIC.COM
DOWNLOAD ALL THEIR SHOWS. GOOD WORK MUSIC!
I RODE OVER TO THE SHOW WITH MARCEL AND LIL CHRISTIAN TURNER, ANDO, JABARI, AND MIKE POORE...YOU CAN CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW: FTC TAKES OVER KRAZYKIDSRADIO

YOUNG CHRISTIAN TURNER GETTING THE SHOW READY!
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THANKS ANDO FOR THE SICK PHOTOS!!

Therapy Video by Mike Poore

Our good friend Mike Poore, videographer extraordinaire, will be releasing a new video called Therapy!! The video features Jabari Pendelton, Alex Carolino, Brian Botelho, Nick Silva, Flo Marfaing....Frisco Heads! Here's the teaser for the video enjoy!

THERAPY TEASER SF from Mike Poore on Vimeo.
Pump it up MIKE we need a banger FOR THE CITY!