Khadijah Moon Performs at National Cherry Blossom Festival on April 1st

Performing my originals and some of my favorite covers, I will be at the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival, accompanied by my friend, bluesman Q Randall, on guitar. Check the flyer above for more details. This is a free show for the whole family.  Visit here for more upcoming shows.

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It’s That Time of Year: Kwanzaa Song on Sale Now

Every year I make my Kwanzaa song available for download. You can get it on my new Etsy shop here. Last year, my song was included in this awesome animated cartoon about Kwanzaa. Check it out!

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Feeling ‘Unbound’ on ‘The Cellar’ on BLIS FM

On October 27th, I was interviewed on the BLIS FM television radio show “The Cellar”, hosted by Richard Glover, a wine sommelier. The topic of the show was healthy drinking and I was taught how to test clarity in a wine, sniff it and pair it with fine dining. I was the musical guest on…

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“The Cellar” Performance on BLIS FM on Oct. 27th

Hope all is well your way. I’m hanging in there and would like to invite you to check me out for a live performance online week after next on “The Cellar” on BLIS FM. “The Cellar” is an innovative forum inciting provocative discussions about wine and the luxurious lifestyles that accompany wine consumers. The show…

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Phenomenal Woman: A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou was a heroine. From her work during the civil rights movement in the US and  her efforts to fight colonization in Africa, to her riveting poetry and her maternal presence, Dr. Maya Angelou was a larger-than-life presence to us all. In honor of this great woman who passed away May 2014, I…

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NEW POEM: Speak (NSFW)

(Video above displays performance from July 17, 2014 performance at La-Ti-Do at Black Fox Lounge in Washington, DC) SPEAK I speak soft so I won’t yell, so that I won’t seem too angry So you won’t think I’m crazy So you will want to date me So I can’t scream if you rape me I…

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Featured Poet @ Upcoming Award-Winning La-Ti-Do Weekly Showcase

On Monday, July 14, I return to the stage at La-Ti-Do, a weekly musical theater and spoken word showcase held at Black Fox Lounge in Washington, DC. I will be the featured poet and some of the ladies I’ve worked with in my plays will be singing as we represent my volunteer-run organization Liberated Muse…

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WHUR-FM this Week, Sharing Poetry

Two months ago I was interviewed by Joe Gorham on WHUR-FM and shared some of my written work. The show was recorded and will air this Wednesday, July 2 at midnight (so, actually, it is Thursday morning, to be technical.) My daughter took the shot above as I shared some of my work. Joe and…

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Image Theatre Workshop at Artscape 2014

“Image theatre begins with movement to achieve a static result. Participants are asked to ‘mold’ and ‘sculpt’ their own bodies or those of others into individual representations of a particular situation, emotion, or idea, and then move into a group and re-form the images they have created to form a picture or ‘image’. Boal’s philosophy…

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IN HER WORDS 2014 Tour A Hit!

The IN HER WORDS 2014 Tour so far has included stops in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia, with a final show slated with a return to Washington DC. I’ve had such an incredible feeling of accomplishment with this show. I conceived it after being inspired by an interview with Lena Horne from the 1960’s and…

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March 1st NATURAL WOMAN: A Collage of Female Creativity

Liberated Muse Arts in cooperation with Everlasting Life Restaurant and NuSoul Collective brings NATURAL WOMAN: A collage of Female Creativity– an evening of live music, theatre, and spoken word. Performances by: Veronique Colie Williams Mama Moon Khadijah Moon Dior Ashley Brown Kareema Wambuii and special guests March is considered Women’s History Month and also when…

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Help Me Reach 1K in Five (5) Days

My production IN HER WORDS begins its third touring season in March. This is the second year we are running a funding campaign to pay for things essential to the tour– from printing costs to travel stipends for the cast. I conceived the idea for the production in 2011 after hearing an archived interview on…

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2013 Year-In-Review

The year 2013 started after untimely tragedy in December 2012, and my heart was very, very heavy. I didn’t have a game plan as usual and really made things up as I went along for the first few months as I got myself together after Derrick’s passing. The video shares with you some of the…

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Upcoming Show at SoulSongs202: A Night with Friends

I will be kicking off my birthday weekend at the third installment of the music series SoulSongs202: A Night with Friends that kicked off in October. I will be hosting and performing. Learn more about the series here. Also, I am booking acts for the 2014 SoulSongs202 shows. Read more here.

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Upcoming Performance on Nov. 17 @ Takoma Station

**NOTE** On 11/12/13 Amma Whatt made an announcement on FB that she was canceling all November shows due to health reasons. Therefore, this show is cancelled. The promoter of the show indicated that it may be rescheduled in 2014. Will keep you posted. ————- Looking forward to performing on Sunday, Nov. 17 at Takoma Station…

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Audition for My Production IN HER WORDS

I am happy to announce a call for actors to audition for my theatrical production IN HER WORDS. The show tributes the lives of creatives Lena Horne, Zora Neale Hurston, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, and Lucille Clifton. The show debuted in 2012 and we’ve enjoyed two touring seasons to places ranging from the US Peace…

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Performing @ The Adams Morgan Day Festival Sunday, Sept. 8

Join me and the ladies of Liberated Muse on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Adams Morgan Day festival in Washington DC.  The festival will take place on 18th Street, NW, between Florida Avenue and Columbia Road as well as Belmont Road from noon to 7:00pm.  I will be performing on the Marie Reed Court Stage…

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September 21 Soul Sippin’ DC Concert Series

Next month, join me on September 21 at the Anacostia Art Gallery as I perform some of my original tunes, including my recent release “Unbound“. William Henderson, who can be heard playing bass on my song “Unbound” accompanies me tonight on bass guitar, keeping it quite funky. Admission is FREE and this is a family-friendly…

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Artist-in-Residency @ La-Ti-Do (@latidodc) at Black Fox Lounge This Month

So, it’s already mid-July, but, I wanted you to know that my organization Liberated Muse Arts Group has been invited to be the artist-in-residence for the month of July at the weekly cabaret series La-Ti-Do at Black Fox Lounge in Washington DC. The residency began July 1st and featured Nia Simmons doing a three-song set…

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IN HER WORDS Ends on a High Note

My production of “In Her Words” ended this past Thursday, and here is a run-down of what took place. I explained to you earlier what everyone involved means to me. But, I would be remiss if I didn’t say, again, THANK YOU! This season was fantastic. Not sure if I’ll be bringing this production back…

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Last Show of “In Her Words” May 9th @ Charles E. Beatley Central Library

Liberated Muse Arts Group and the Alexandria Public Library system presents the third show of our 2013 season of “In Her Words” “In Her Words” is a musical theatrical presentation examining the lives of artists Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Zora Neale Hurston and Lucille Clifton — creative women who used their artistic prowess…

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Performance @ The Center for Spiritual Living, Sunday, May 5th

The Center for Spiritual Living -DC was born in April 2009 as residents in the DC area interested in new thought ideas started to meet at locations near the Takoma metro stop. The Center for Spiritual Living is incorporated in Washington, DC, as a nonprofit organization. I have performed for the past five years at…

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The 2013 “In Her Words Tour” Kicks Off In Full-Force

This past Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Oxon Hill Public Library in Oxon Hill, MD, my theatrical musical piece “In Her Words“, which debuted last year began its tour for a second time. I directed and produced this piece again through my organization Liberated Muse Arts Group, working with women I’ve collaborated with over the…

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The 2013 Performance Calendar for “In Her Words” Announced

“In Her Words” is a theatrical presentation produced by Liberated Muse productions and directed by me, showcasing the voices and views of Lucille Clifton, Zora Neale Hurston, Lena Horne, Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. We debuted last year to great reviews and are coming back this year– next month in fact! Please visit here for…

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Photos from the Liberated Muse 5th Year Anniversary Celebration

This past Friday, we celebrated the past five years of my organization Liberated Muse Arts Group while also performing a special tribute in honor of my dear friend Derrick “D. Marq” Smith who passed this past December at the age of 33. I was humbled as I witnessed the community formed through Liberated Muse over…

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2012 In Review for KhadijahOnline.com

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 7 years to get…

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Presenting @ The 8TH Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference & Showcase

While I am enjoying a much needed break  for the next couple of weeks while the programs and campuses I teach on are closed for the Christmas holiday, I am getting prepped for an upcoming conference I will be presenting at.  The conference is the 8th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference. The PUP…

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Join Me As I Celebrate Kwanzaa @ Urban Eats Music Cafe on Dec. 15

Kwanzaa is the annual celebration of culture and community, founded on the belief that recognition of the 7 principles of Unity, Self-Determinaton, Collective Work & Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith will lead to progress. I’ve been celebrating Kwanzaa since I was a young person, first celebrating it when I briefly attended Nation House…

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Photos from NoVA Workforce Development Luncheon

The “Name the WDD Catalog” contest was launched to all NOVA Community College staff by the Workforce Development Division on September 25. The contest had a fantastic response, with more than 140 names and slogans submitted by NOVA staff. Almost 400 NOVA faculty and staff members voted on the submissions. The winning name/slogan combination was preferred by…

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Help Me Bring My Play ‘In Her Words’ Back in 2013

I debuted my play “In Her Words” earlier this year for a Black History Month tour that included stops at the United States Peace Corps headquarters and the DC Public Library. I have some stops planned for 2013, but, with your help, I can ensure that we are broadening our audience and bringing the best…

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Evening of Awards: Accepting the WOMA 2012 Artist of Distinction Award

I had a wonderful evening last night with my family and friends as I accepted the 2012 WOMA Artist of Distinction Award. The awards dinner took place at the beautiful Eatonville restaurant located off of the famous U Street corridor in Washington DC. Womanifesting (WOMA) is a 501c3, tax exempt organization incorporated in Washington, D.C….

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Liberated Muse Volume II: Betrayal Wears a Pretty Face On Sale for $5

This year has been a busy one in every great way possible. Aside from debuting my theatrical piece “In Her Words” this year, I also had the privilege of editing and releasing the second volume in the Liberated Muse anthology series. This book, Liberated Muse Volume II: Betrayal Wears a Pretty Face includes poetry and…

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Join Me for A Creative’s Conversation on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in DC

Join us for the first CREATIVE’S CONVERSATION on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Washington DC. The topic will be “Living the Artist Life While Parenting” with break-out conversations led by talented multi-tasking mamas making art while raising babies. A conversation forum for ALL CREATIVES who are new parents, soon-to-be parents, planning-to-be parents down the road,…

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The LYRIC MONSTER Is Available for Booking

Yesterday, I participated in the new festival FIGMENT DC which is a festival of interactive visual and performance art. Members of my network Liberated Muse Arts Group and I asked the audience to give us words and verse and we crafted songs on the spot. It was very boundary-stretching and fun and was a great…

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Turning 30 Series on SoulTrain.com

Be sure to check out my TURNING 30 series this month on SoulTrain.com. TURNING 30 celebrates some of our favorite soul hits that turn 30 this. Read some of the already published ones below: Turning 30: Prince’s “1999” Turning 30: Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” Turning 30: Patrice Rushen’s “Forget Me Nots” Be sure to read…

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Check Out My New Music on Reverbnation

In mid-July I had the privilege of performing in an event that followed the Artscape in Baltimore and my love of performing was renewed. I have returned to the lab to work on some new tracks and wanted to share some scratch vocals on pieces that will be part of a forthcoming EP that has…

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APRIL 21, 2012: Audre Lorde Documentary & Discussion Moderated By Yours Truly

WOMA in collaboration with the District of Columbia Public Library, invite you to the first in a series of films showcasing women who exemplify womanifesting. A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde by filmmaker Ada Gay Griffin and co-director Michelle Parkerson The film viewing will be followed by a reflection on…

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‘I’m Every Woman’ A Success

Special thanks to all those that made yesterday’s “I’m Every Woman: A SWAN Day Event” a success! The house was packed, the artists were phenomenal and the volunteers were doing their thang. We started a bit late which led to me having to cut my songs out of the line-up, but I had a ball…

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