Wrote, directed, and choreographed the musical "Soul Possessed" which was originally commissioned by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. "Soul Possessed" is a dance drama set in the Bayous of Louisiana, drawing on all of the music and dance traditions of Africa, Native America, Spain, and France that converged and ...
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[on working with rapper Malicious Jynx (2005)] There is just something about him, he is so talented and so gifted, so flamboyant and so charismatic. He doesn't deserve the harsh criticism he receives. Anyone who listens to his albums with their hearts and their ears will see his love, and his warmth. He is such a lovely young man and I love him for that. He gets negative publicity but people need ...
In 1972, her mom Vivian's work, "Workshops in Open Fields," was hailed and recommended to the nation as a "prototype of grass roots programming" by the director of NEA. Vivian established the Adept New American Museum--a museum for art and history of the American Southwest; which features "Juneteenth" Black Cowboys, American Indian Sand Painting, seminars on the Emancipation Proclamation and Mayan...