DivaMilitia Lane Spotlight

DivaMilitia, LLC (DM) is a DMV (DC, MD, VA) based company that provides a variety of positive outlets through Music & the Arts for women & girls to know and feel that they can achieve anything. To have a dream and make that dream a reality is what DivaMilitia is all about. To be a…

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BlogHer ’10 Conference in New York City this Week

This week Khadijah is a panelist in the annual BlogHer ’10 conference that will be in New York City this year. Here is the program description of the panel Transforming Online Places into Art Spaces: Event Date: August 7, 2010 – 3:00pm – 4:15pm Conference Day: Day 2 Conference: BlogHer ’10 We’ll discuss blogging both…

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Running: AMOK Ends Capital Fringe Run with a Bang

The last weekend of  Khadijah Ali-Coleman’s play Running: AMOK in this year’s Capital Fringe Fest ended with two packed houses full of local celebrities, bloggers and mothers who shared that the play resonated with them. Read the full blog on the play’s site HERE.

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WPFW 89.3 w/Keanna Faircloth

As Khadijah busily promotes two events– The Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest and the theatre production Running: AMOK, she had wonderful opportunities to share about both events on WPFW 89.3 which is a Pacifica radio station that focuses on news from the people. Listen to the interview from last week: WPFW 89.3 Interview with Keanna…

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The Play ‘Running: AMOK’ Opens This Week

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS Running: AMOK is a spirited stage play written by performance artist Khadijah Ali-Coleman about one of the most life-changing experiences a woman may face– sometimes willingly, sometimes while screaming and kicking, and always without a user-friendly manual. Featuring original music and honest dialogue, Running: AMOK will leave you laughing, singing-along and contemplating the…

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Khadijah Presents Workshop in 1st DC Black Theatre Festival

Khadijah will be a workshop presenter in the upcoming DC Black Theatre Festival which enjoys its opening year August 1-August 8, 2010. The week-long festival is the brain-child of local actor and playwright Glenn Alan and will showcase over 60 theatrical pieces as well as offer festival-goers low-cost workshops in the areas of theatre writing,…

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PG County Gazette Features Khadijah Ali-Coleman ‘Running: AMOK’

Khadijah Ali-Coleman and her play “Running: AMOK” were featured in the July 8 Prince George’s County Gazette article about the Capital Fringe Fest. Read the article HERE. Tickets for the play that runs July 20-25 are on sale now. Visit the play’s website HERE for details.

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Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul Celebrates 1st Anniversary

This past June, the book Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul  (Outskirts Press, 2009) edited by Khadijah Ali-Coleman, celebrated its first anniversary in print. The anthology is a collection of short stories, poetry, essay and visual art by literary and visual artists from across the world. The book speaks to the idea…

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Check out Moon’s New Reverbnation Profile

As she works on new music and spoken word pieces for an upcoming performance collection to be released as downloadable mp3s, Moon has created a electronic press kit profile on Reverbnation for listeners to check out some of her work from the past seven years  (2002-2010) and become a fan to receive a newsletter of updates. You can listen…

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Moon Performs “Sleep”

Moon performed in One Common Unity’s 2nd concert in their 2010 “Common Folk: The Voices of a Movement” series. One Common Unity strives to stimulate a new body of art work specifically dealing with this man-made disaster. On June 28th, eight people were selected, notified, and asked to perform and share their piece at the main…

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Khadijah to Perform this Week in “The Disaster of Oil”

One Common Unity to Host Evening of Art, Music & Performance: “The Disaster of Oil”     The devastation from Oil in the Gulf of Mexico has moved all of us in profound ways.  We are living in times of great environmental challenges, and our voices are needed to promote more sustainable and ecologically friendly means…

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Join Khadijah for “DOES ART MATTER” July 12

Monday, July 12 6:30pm – DOES ART MATTER Led By Brian Francoise, Baltimore Theatre Project, Khadijah Moon Ali-Coleman of Running:AMOK, Julianne Brienza, Capital Fringe and John Chambers, BloomBars In a time of war, large environmental disasters, economic crisis, how does art in the nation’s capital make a difference? Join us for an interactive discussion with area artists,…

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Tickets for the play Running: AMOK On Sale NOW

Running: AMOK is a spirited stage play written by performance artist Khadijah Ali-Coleman about one of the most life-changing experiences a woman may face– sometimes willingly, sometimes while screaming and kicking, and always without a user-friendly manual. Featuring original music and honest dialogue, Running: AMOK will leave you laughing, singing-along and contemplating the miracle of sychronicity, for sometimes…

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“Purple Nails” Short Story to Be Published in Upcoming “Pen Ten” Anthology

Blogger Olive Rosehips is putting together an anthology where writers craft incredible stories in only ten sentences. “Pen Ten” will feature writers across the world and will debut this Fall. Khadijah’s short stories “Purple Nails” and “Blu’s Crisp Bills” will be featured in addition to eight other stories by Khadijah that will be compiled in…

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Khadijah is Featured in the Poets & Writers Directory

Khadijah has been included in the selective online Poets & Writers directory. Poets & Writers, Inc., is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation’s largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Poets & Writers believes in contemporary literature’s indispensable…

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Khadijah Gets Interviewed by DeWayne Alston on SoulCityRadio.com

Khadijah will be on SoulCityRadio.com Wed, June 2 @ 8pm with singers Teisha Marie, Anonamas, Quineice and Dionne Kirby to talk about the play Running: AMOK featuring the four singers. She will also talk about her work as a producer of the annual Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest. SoulCityRadio.com promotes independent music across several genres…

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Khadijah Featured in “Do-It-All-Mama” Series on Examiner.com

Angele Sionna, the Early Childhood Examiner on Examiner.com created a series called “Do-It-All” Mamas & Papas that features hard working parents who have started their own business or venture and are using their skills/knowledge to make other parents’ lives better. Khadijah was featured this week and talks about her work with Liberated Muse Productions, her…

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Running:AMOK Teaser Show Thursday, June 24

Khadijah Ali-Coleman’s new play Running: AMOK will debut in the Capital Fringe Fest this summer at Goethe-Institut. The play is an engaging musical that delves into the world of craziness that emerges when21st-century women on the brink of post-partum madness contemplate whether it would just be easier to leave baby on the doorstep and walk…

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Capital Fringe Fest Dates Announced!

Running: AMOK is a spirited stage play written by performance artist Khadijah Ali-Coleman about one of the most life-changing experiences a woman may face– sometimes willingly, sometimes while screaming and kicking, and always without a user-friendly manual. Featuring original music and honest dialogue, Running: AMOK will leave you laughing, singing-along and contemplating the miracle of sychronicity, for sometimes…

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Moon Will Present in the 2010 PTO Conference in Austin, TX this June

Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman will present a session in this year’s Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) Conference which will be held in Austin, TX, June 3-6, 2010. Here is a summary of her presentation: The impact theater has on social relationship building and progress has been documented by many, including Boal. One college administrator…

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Schedule a Workshop Today

Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman is a writer, educator and performer, editor of the book Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul. For a limited time, schedule a writing workshop for your school, event, nonprofit or venue. Contact LiberatedMuseProductions@gmail.com for prices. For a full listing of workshops facilitated by Moon, visit here.

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Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman Performs this Thursday

One Common Unity has been producing events for some time now that use music and art to create safe spaces for dialogue and action regarding critical issues facing our world. Earlier this month, they held a songwriting contest for songwriters and poets to submit songs they have written about the current health care debates and…

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Khadijah Presents at Upcoming Conference for Young Women

As founder of So Our Youth Aspire (SOYA), Khadijah provides services to nonprofits, educational sites and individuals in the area of youth development. She also facilitates workshops on the subject of youth development or workshops for young people in the areas of the arts and health education. From 2001-2006, Khadijah served as the Assistant Director…

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Play “Running: AMOK” to be featured in the Capital Fringe Fest this Summer

Khadijah’s play “Running: AMOK” will be featured in the Capital Fringe Fest this summer thanks to loving contributions from area funders (to be announced formally soon). Khadijah’s play focuses on four women who meet while grappling with their complicated roles as mothers, lovers and creative artists. Visit the play’s website HERE.

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Benefit Concert Raises Money for Haiti

On Friday, Feb. 26, Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman with Liberated Muse Productions hosted and produced the “To Haiti, With Love” benefit concert which raised over $300 for aid to Haiti. The event was held at the Potter’s House in Washington DC that serves the underpriviledged and offers free and discounted meals to the community. The Potter’s…

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Performance at the Celebration Center for Spiritual Living in VA this Past Sunday

This past Sunday, Moon performed two songs at the Celebration Center for Spiritual Living in VA. One of the songs was this cover of Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds”. The Celebration Center is located at 2840 Graham Road in Falls Church Virginia between Route 50 and Lee Highway. The Celebration Center is a spiritual center that envisions…

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Khadijah Ali-Coleman on BlogTalkRadio’s Mental Salvation Radio Show

Listen to Khadijah’s interview last night with Enoch 7th Prophet on his show Mental Salvation Radio. Khadijah spoke about the upcoming “To Haiti, With Love” show this Friday, Feb. 12, the publishing of the book Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul and the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest. You can listen to…

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Khadijah Ali-Coleman to be featured on Mental Salvation Radio Tonight at 8pm

Khadijah Ali-Coleman will be featured on Mental Salvation Radio, hosted by Enoch 7th Prophet tonight to talk about the upcoming event “To Haiti, With Love”, a benefit concert that will take place this Friday, Feb. 12 in Washington DC, raising funds for YeleHAITI. For more show information for tonight’s feature, click HERE.

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Khadijah is Selected as Part of IgniteDC #3

Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman was selected as one of the presenters at Ignite DC #3 in Washington, DC on Feb. 18, 2010. Ignite is an innovative gathering of artists, thinkers, technolgists, educators and personalities who spark conversation by presenting a topic in 5 minutes using 20 slides. Visit http://www.Ignite-DC.com for more information.

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Washington Post’s Express Feature

Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman’s Soulbounce.com post about media personality Donnie Simpson’s exit from DC radio station WPGC was featured today in Washington Post’s Express Blog Log. Check it out HERE.

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To Haiti, With Love

Join Moon and the online community of http://www.LiberatedMuse.com as DC area artists perform in a benefit concert for Haiti Relief. All proceeds to benefit YeleHAITI. Moon will be performing and producing this event with the support of the Potter’s House in Washington DC and Kapital Magazine.  All details on the flyer below:

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Happy New Year: Birth Your Book for $99*

Contact Khadijah today for a free consultation to begin writing your book.  Khadijah can help you put your thoughts in action by assisting you with outlining your project, beginning the editing process and choosing the self-publishing package that is right for you for a low price of $99*. Additional editing and logistical services are available….

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