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Roots n’ Rhythm’s ‘Beloved’ Spoken Word Album

Roots n’ Rhythm’s ‘Beloved’ Spoken Word Album On December 15th, I received the finished copies of my CD in the mail. Beloved is near and dear to my spirit. Sometimes I can’t believe it’s real but then, quickly I snap into the firm knowledge that yes, indeed this is real. The hours, I and my Read More

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The Things We Do for Love- Ballet Tropical 2013

The Saturday of Ballet Tropical 2013 was one of my best weekends this year. Dancing on stage with the lights and costumes and make up was just thrilling. I loved the energy that all the students and volunteers had buzzing in them hours before the show started. The theater, which held up to 500 people, Read More

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P.S. I love you- An Artistic Tribute to Congo

This past Wednesday, a local poet put on a show called P.S. I love you. It was an intimate candlelit evening of home-cooked dinner, poetry and music put on in honor of people whose families had come from,are still living in or had died in war-torn countries around the world. The young woman who hosted Read More

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Slam Poetry: A sweet contradiction

The whole idea of competitive poetry is pretty funny. Actually, the word that originally came to my mind was nerdy. One of my friends asked what slam was and I said, “simply put, it’s competitive poetry” and as I said it, it sounded like the dorkiest thing next to playing magic cards (sorry any of Read More