Purchase New CD “Song of a Space Cadet” Today

I am so excited about the great feedback I’ve been getting about my new CD “Song of a Space Cadet”. I’ve been selling copies at recent shows and would love for you to purchase it today directly from my website here. Here are some tracks below from my new CD: Download today! If you are…

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Join Me on Aug. 7: Soothing Sunday Music Concert Series at CSLDC

The Center for Spiritual Living-DC (CSLDC) presents the SOOTHING SUNDAY CELEBRATION concert music series featuring uplifting performers sharing messages of love, joy and peace through music. Come listen and meet the artist in these intimate concerts which are sure to uplift your soul. On Sunday, August 7, I am featured in this concert series that…

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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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Upcoming Artscape Show Highlighting Music

  I’m so excited to have the opportunity to return to Artscape! This will be the third year in a row and I’m thrilled to be able to debut a show that will highlight my music and personal stories. Here is the description of the show found here: Khadijah Moon presents her one-woman show “Song…

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‘Wake’ and Listen

Happy Spring! I have been having a ball so far as artist-in-residence at the wonderful Center for Spiritual Living in Washington DC, located in the Phoenix Hotel across from Union Station. Each Sunday, I have had the opportunity to lead the congregation in uplifting song, whether playing my djembe or performing an original tune. I…

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Farewell to Prince George’s Community College

Join me next Tuesday, April 26th as I say good-bye to my wonderful students at the unveiling ceremony for the Spring 2016 issue of Reflections Literary & Arts Magazine. I have served as faculty advisor for Reflections Literary & Arts Magazine for two years at Prince George’s Community College and have had the pleasure of…

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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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Be In My Video ‘Be Who You Are’

Hello beautiful people! I will be shooting a video for my song “be who you are” in the coming weeks and would love for you to be a part of the video. The song is very important to me. It is about being authentic and true to yourself in a world that tries to sell…

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Register for the 1st Mid-Atlantic College Media Arts and Communication Conference

I will be speaker in the upcoming Mid-Atlantic College Media Arts & Communication Conference taking place this month. The inaugural Mid-Atlantic College Media Arts and Communication Conference (MCMACC) will take place on the campus of Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The theme of the conference is “Is Media…

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Join Me at Light City in Baltimore This Month

I am excited to announce that I will be a featured performing artist performing in three Light City U conferences this month. The inaugural Light City Baltimore features the 1.5 mile BGE Light Art Walk with 50 attractions including illuminated visual artworks, street theater, musical performances and concerts. The original artworks are by local, regional,…

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New Work Part of OpenStageDC’s New Works Reading Series

Thanks to everyone who came out last week for readings of two of my short plays as part of OpenStage’s New Works Reading series. Kudos to my Liberated Muse family Rayona Young, Lyn Artope and Dior Ashley Brown who wowed the audience with their talents. Shout-out to the other presenting playwrights and performers who took…

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My Experience at the Callback Audition for The Voice

I was invited to audition for the voice and I wanted to make a video of my experience to share because I spent the months leading up to the audition checking out other people’s videos and they were helpful. I added my experience to the mix, sharing some info and suggestions I wish I had…

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New Songs– Like & Share

Have an assortment of new songs I’ve begun posting. My producer and I are working tirelessly to produce songs for licensing for television and films and I’ve been uploading many of them on my Soundcloud page. Visit the page and listen, like and share. Let me know which ones you like best. Thanks in advance!

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Feature Q & A on New Digital Site LiquidAE (@LiquidAEMag)

Was happy to be featured recently in the new digital magazine LiquidAE where one of my writing peers Mr. Joe Walker is a contributing editor. Joe was a writer at SoulTrain.com when I was a writer there and he is a senior contributor there now. Check out the Q & A  

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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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Khadijah Moon NPR Tiny Desk Contest Submission

  Decided to do a Tiny Desk Contest video for Manic Ride. Could not get my producer/life partner/composer to accompany me on camera (he is beyond shy, and he already was in the other video which he was not too pleased about, so…) Check it out. It was fun. Listen to the studio recording here….

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Call for Submissions for Volume III in Liberated Muse Anthology Series

Call for Submissions: Liberated Muse Arts Publications, a program of Liberated Muse Arts Group, is opening a call for submissions for their third literary anthology volume Liberated Muse Volume III: Creases Expelled from the Fold.  This third volume will be edited by Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, editor of Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My…

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Sign Up For Your FREE Download of My New Book

The first of a series of publications I’m releasing comes out in February and I want you to get your free copy when it is here. Visit my website to get yours. I am excited! Below is an excerpt: You Are The One You Are Waiting For You are at work or on your computer,…

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‘Purple Wings’ Become a ‘Manic Ride’ (NEW MUSIC)

About three years ago, I shared a scratch version of a song I wrote that had once been a poem called “Manic Ride”. I called the song “Purple Wings”. Well, my producer boo and I finally finished the song at the end of 2015 and the song reverted back to its old name with an…

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New Websites, A Non-Glitchy Periscope Message and Holiday Offers

Hello Beautiful People! Thank you for still following this blog that I’ve been keeping up since 2009! I really appreciate it. Some of you have stuck in there with me over the years, commenting, sharing and liking and I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart. If you visit the home page of this…

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Performances at the @ARTOMATIC This Week and in December

I loooovvveeee The ARTOMATIC. Will be there this Friday at 3pm for a solo set then at 6pm with my sister circle Liberated Muse. Come Out and Hang with Me! Oh, and click on the link and learn about ARTOMATIC if you have no idea what I’m talking about.   Can’t wait to see you!

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Cover of Adele’s Song Using Recyclables

New Music Monday on a Tuesday…lol. You know I had to jump on the frenzy to cover Adele’s song “hello”. Of course, it was going to be nothing like the original. Inspired by my Madame Breezy concept (20’s retro), my obsession with looping since I got my Ditto looper, and my want to make music…

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The Moxie Bee Buzzes About Khadijah

Check out two of my poems and a little blurb about my work on fellow poet, Maura Alia Badji’s blog The Moxie Bee. Tonight, join me here

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Write Tea Podcast Interview with Khadijah Moon

I love talking about my process, my muse and all things in between when it comes to writing and creating an arts space for myself. I got the opportunity to do that this past summer with writer Rahima Rice who interviewed me for her podcast Write Tea. She released the interview last month and I…

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The Creative Midwife™ Tip: Be Still

Happy Wednesday! Today’s Morning Message is Quietly Important. Be Still. I’ve been quiet about the new brand I’ve been building for a few months now. I’m slowly launching with bits here and there. Watch the Morning Message from my new brand The Creative Midwife™ by clicking HERE Passionately human and deliciously creative, Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman…

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Footage from Justice or Else Rally on 10.10.15

Did you participate in the Justice or Else rally this past weekend? It was a commemorative event of the Million Man march which took place in 1995. It also was a call to action in response to the epic numbers of police brutality cases against Black people in the past two years alone. What were…

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#SocInnFest2015 Highlights Efforts to Abolish Mass Incarceration

This past week, I participated in DC’s Social Innovation Festival as an artist-in-residence. The Social Innovation Festival took place September 9th – 13th in Washington, DC, hosted by DC+Acumen aiming to empower, inform, and connect DC’s community of changemakers. This year’s Festival, Creating Social Innovation Through Tech, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, was a celebration of how…

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Recap of DC Poetry Festival Set

Performing at the Carter Barron Amphitheater in Washington DC’s Rock Creek Park was a dream come true. The venue is simply beautiful at night. The outside space is hypnotic. I performed with my group Liberated Muse this past Friday for the DC Poetry Festival honoring Gil Scott-Heron. Here are some highlights from our tribute to…

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An Editorial on Identity Before and After Rachel Dolezal

For those who have been following this site since I started it back in 2009, I want to say “thank you”. You have been keeping up with all of the many changes my life has gone through as I’ve expanded my brand to not only include writing services but profiling more and more of my…

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Free Acting Class at DC Public Library This Friday

I’m teaching an acting workshop this Friday! On Friday, August 14, using the principles of Image Theatre as developed by innovator Augusto Boal, this interactive drop-in workshop for teens will challenge them to be expressive as performers using their body language to convey meaning effectively. Read more here

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Upcoming Performance: 15th Annual DC Poetry Festival

Looking forward to performing in this upcoming event with my Liberated Muse sisters! Liberated Muse Arts Group is excited to be part of the 15th annual DC Poetry Festival taking place at the Carter Barron Theater in Washington DC’s famous Rock Creek Park. This fantastic event honors the legendary artist we know as Gil Scott-Heron….

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Artscape 2015 Recap

I had a ball at Artscape this year. Below are clips with my artist collective Liberated Muse. You can check out other clips on my Instagram account.

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Watch Khadijah Moon on PBS’ “To the Contrary”

Earlier this month when I had the opportunity to share my music and poems on WPFW, I had been contacted by the PBS show “To the Contrary” to see if they could film my radio performance. Here are filmed excerpts of three pieces I performed. The first piece “Do We Convene” is very meaningful to…

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Khadijah Moon at Artscape 2015 in Baltimore

This week, I hope you join me for three events that are near and dear to me! First up, this Wednesday is my arts organization’s monthly open mic and performance series #theSPILL! Watch a video here of last month’s edition of #theSPILL. This monthly event is attended by some of the Washington DC area’s hottest…

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Recap of this Past Weekend

Happy Summer! We are in the thick of the summer and I can’t be happier. I really, really need some beach in my life, but, until that happens, I’m going to keep performing and sharing the messages in my poems, plays and music. This past weekend, I got to do just that with an appearance…

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Download New Single This Week for Free

I have a wonderful life partner, a co-parent who makes every Mother’s day wonderful for me. I request every other year a photo shoot with my good cameras. As an artist, new promo shots are always a hot commodity and he is an awesome photographer. This year, our daughter was his photo assistant. We always…

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Pre-Mother’s Day Gift: Get Your Tickets Now to Madame Breezy’s Speakeasy

I am so excited about the upcoming show I’m a part of called Madame Breezy’s Speakeasy. All dandies and dames are invited to “Madame Breezy’s Speakeasy”, an interactive show experience. There is currently nothing like it happening in the DC area now. Without giving too much away, we encourage you to come prepared to channel…

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Watch Highlights from National Cherry Blossom Festival Performance

Had a great time this past Wednesday as a performer on the Tidal Basin Cultural Stage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC. I was jamming with my friend Quinton Randall who hails from Baltimore, MD. Quinton and I have performed twice in the past week and we performed together last summer in…

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Join the #NaPoMo Challenge this Month

NaPoMo stands for National Poetry Month I was challenged on Facebook by poet Tichaona Munhamo to post a poem daily, for 5 days and nominate a poet to do the same for each poem I write. The purpose of this crusade is to have a huge poetic chain. The first poem I wrote this past…

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