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Book Signing May 15, 2021 at Turning Page Book Shop

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Jenna Teves researched, wrote and illustrated a coloring book on Awesome Southern Women. She’s doing a book-signing at the only local Black woman- owned bookstore, Turning Page, on Saturday, May 15th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and she’s donating the proceeds from sales of the book to Destiny Community Cafe, a Black woman-owned restaurant that feeds […]

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Online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference July 23, 2021

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Darryl Wellington will be teaching an online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference, on July 23rd. Please consider attending. Limited space available. You can read details about the workshop here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/schedule/ You can read Darryl Wellington’s bio here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/faculty/#faculty Do you have Something to Share with this TINY POWERFUL […]

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STORY CIRCLE POEM RESPONSE BY NEW DANGER CREW

By conNECKted TOO / April 17, 2021

Art touched me Even though the sign said do not touch the objects From the womb to the home Surrounded me Hands up don’t shoot you are surrounded by art From creativity in the womb to the tomb Conneckted too Take two ‘diasporin’ And call me in the morning No art while I’m mourning but […]

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The Eclectic Art of Janet Kozachek: A Retrospective

By conNECKted TOO / January 4, 2021

​Open Dec 5 – January 31, 2021 in Hampton, SC Viewing by appointment with additional events and open house opportunities planned. Call 803-842-9842 or email HamptonCountyArts@gmail.com for information. ​Janet Kozachek has led a long and eclectic career as a writer and visual artist, pursuing work and advanced study in Europe, China, and New York. She was the […]

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SOCAP 2020 Notes & Reflections

By conNECKted TOO / December 17, 2020

With great thanks to Alternate ROOTS and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, TINYisPOWERFUL was invited to attend/participate/present during SOCAP 2020 — a global summit centering impact economy. There were corporations, banks, foundations, high wealth individuals and then there was us; a TINY collective of collectives; artists, businesses and cultural workers. I went in with […]

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“The Power of Art” with D.R.I.V.E.N. LLC

By conNECKted TOO / October 30, 2020

Launch of TOGETHERWESHALL.COM website, blog, online store and podcast by D.R.I.V.E.N. LLC Watch “The Power of Art” Podcast Episode 1 which included a few TINY BUSINESSES & ARTISTS discussing what “art” means and how the power of art can be used as a tool to service, inspire and ignite community     Meet the artist […]

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BELONGING & BECOMING

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

RAIN RAINEY (“843?” Zine Edition 1) I’d like to start off by saying I’m not one who takes criticism well. Externally I am able to take that feedback and appear neutral. But internally it takes me a bit more time to objectively look at feedback and apply it. So when the time came to look […]

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THE CHARLESTON RHIZOME COLLECTIVE and US Department of Arts & Culture

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

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PODCAST – “I Like My Tea Sweet” – Episode 7 – Emotional Health with Aysha and Rain

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

How do you signal your emotional needs? Welcome back to the “Five Healths” Series of I Like My Tea Sweet! During this five episode installment we will be touching on five healths: Mental, Emotional, Physical, Social & Spiritual. Today we will be chatting about Emotional health. Some topics that come up are: – How emotional […]

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ROSE FLORIST & ARIANNE KING COMER

By conNECKted TOO / September 30, 2020

This shirt was designed by Arianne KING COMER after conversations with Donald BENNETT of ROSE FLORIST Although he never saw one, Donald loves EAGLES. The pictures are from his shop on SPRING Street. I visited him recently. He asked: “What is a GRIOT? – Same word in French, …..” I then asked Arianne: “Griot means […]

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