Not Just a Host, I Feature, Too…Join Me for a Night of AWE

Last night was a wonderfully delightful night of open mic goodness as I rocked the mic as the host of 5th Tuesday Open Mic at Busboys and Poets located at 14th and V in Washington DC. The featured artist was Star Johnson, a playwright based in the Washington DC area who dazzled us last night…

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We Are Who We Have Been Waiting For

I am inviting you to this event HERE. You can  read below if you want background info. If you have been following me for a while, you know that community organizing is at the root of what I do and who I am. My creative work as a performer, writer and educator always involved energy…

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Artscape 2016 Was Emotional and Expanding

I grew as an artist this past Saturday at my show “Song of A Space Cadet” that was presented by Artscape.   I shared my personal memoir of planetary influence, birth and death, attempted death and salvation. Of course, my late mother was a central character in the story, as was my daughter. I was…

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Spring Highlights So Far

Thank you to all who sent texts and posted messages of support for my performances in late March and early April in Light City Baltimore. I performed three times during the morning Light City U conferences as a solo artist and part of my group Liberated Muse.   I also am proud to report that…

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Walker’s Legacy #Power50List

March is Women’s History Month and Walker’s Legacy is celebrating the contributions of women around the country with its inaugural Power50 List. According to their website, “These women have walked the walk, talked the talk and inspired a multitude of men and women within their community and beyond. Join us in honoring the 2016 Walker’s…

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A Look at How Grief Has Impacted the Creative Journey

I didn’t expect to break down in tears yesterday during the live recording of Cafecito Break, a live podcast hosted by Rosangel Perez and Ruthie Guten, but, I did. Experiencing two significant deaths less than two years apart has a way of unmasking your facade. My journey has been every bit about authenticity as it…

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