Sieben Viertel http://siebenviertel.com/ Wed, 18 May 2022 10:27:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://siebenviertel.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/cropped-icon-32x32.png Sieben Viertel http://siebenviertel.com/ 32 32 Local black DJ records woman in racist rant asking her to do ‘African American fishing’ https://siebenviertel.com/local-black-dj-records-woman-in-racist-rant-asking-her-to-do-african-american-fishing/ Wed, 18 May 2022 09:40:20 +0000 https://siebenviertel.com/local-black-dj-records-woman-in-racist-rant-asking-her-to-do-african-american-fishing/

A video of a California woman who got angry and started berating a black man with racist rants has gone viral.

The unidentified woman can be seen arguing with staff at the Boathouse restaurant in Hendry’s Beach, Santa Barbara, over an unpaid bill.

The woman can also be seen starting to argue with Ian Soleimani, a black man who works as a DJ, who had started filming the exchange after it became more heated.

The four-minute video was posted by Mr. Soleimani on his Instagram page on May 12, after which it went viral, garnering 20,000 views and more than 450 comments.

The argument between the waiters and the woman can be seen escalating as she begins to abuse Mr Soleimani with racist rants.

“What are you doing?” the woman can be heard asking the man in the video, to which he responds by saying “take a video of this”.

“Are you sending him to the FBI after that?” I might get psychotic soon, I’ll probably – I’ll probably get very violent very soon, I’m glad you’re here,” she said then.

“Cool, keep it up,” the man can be heard saying in the video.

“Don’t you have fish to catch, African-American man?” Won’t you go on the boat and do some African American fishing? the woman can be heard asking Mr. Soleimani, whom she also dubs “Mother Teresa for Santa Barbara.”

“Hi, one of four black men from Santa Barbara,” the woman continues in the video. “Oh, now I am a racist and terrible person. Oh, sorry, just because you’re an obnoxious guy. It’s not your fault you’re black, of course.

Mr Soleimani, speaking to the Daily Dot, said: ‘People have been kicked out of the boathouse several times for [racially] reasoned comments towards myself, unfortunately”,

“After experiencing things like this from time to time while this restaurant is open, it just doesn’t surprise me. I just learned how to handle it better,” he added.

“I have lived here since 2003 and it happens all the time. This person just got caught. People think it doesn’t exist let alone here and it certainly does.

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Tears for Fears’ Curt Smith talks about the band’s evolution and inspiration https://siebenviertel.com/tears-for-fears-curt-smith-talks-about-the-bands-evolution-and-inspiration/ Wed, 18 May 2022 02:08:51 +0000 https://siebenviertel.com/tears-for-fears-curt-smith-talks-about-the-bands-evolution-and-inspiration/

English new wave rockers Tears For Fears are bringing their collection of chart-topping songs, accumulated over four decades, to Cincinnati this week on Friday, May 20. Their new album, “The Tipping Point,” shows a nuanced focus on social issues and updates the duo’s sonic palette through contemporary sampling and production while preserving the band’s signature pop sensibility. I recently had the honor of speaking with bassist and vocalist Curt Smith about the band’s evolution and influences, the 21st century sound of “The Tipping Point” and the place of music in a modern social context. .

Q: I’m sure the tours are a blur, but do you have any stories on your way through Cincinnati?

A: My youngest daughter is at Kenyan College. So I spent a lot of time in Ohio – mostly Columbus and Gambier. I have a weakness for it. When we were on tour before, we didn’t see many cities because it was so crazy. You get recognized all the time, or you have interviews all day, and it really wasn’t conducive to touring. Nowadays, we do all the interviews beforehand. And luckily, we’re at an age where people don’t bother us that much. So I can really see the places where we play.