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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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A Podcast on “Change the Story”

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 4, 2021

William “Bill” Cleveland (Center for the Study of Art and Community) was kind enough to interview me on his podcast “Change the Story”. Was great looking back to my teaching days when I traveled the South teaching poetry in urban and rural communities. For over 30 years I taught poetry as an act of liberation, […]

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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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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARIANNE AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER RESIDENCY AT THE GIBBES GALLERY

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / April 14, 2021

The first afternoon I met with Arianne at her Gibbes Gallery Residency Studio, she was also visited by High Chief Nathaniel B. Styles, Executive Director of the Community Builders Holistic Development Corporation. He was coming with three other persons who, immediately, went foraging in the vast inventory of the Gallery Boutique Arianne had installed. Every […]

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“Black History Month” by Darryl Wellington

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / March 16, 2021

A reading/performance for Black History Month 2021 by Darryl Wellington

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In Memory of Jim Campbell

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / February 2, 2021

IN MEMORY OF JIM CAMPBELL Early this January 30th, early morning – La’Shea texts: “James Campbell has passed on to be an ancestor. RIP” – Pam echoes: “… It like a whole library of knowledge is gone …” Right away, my mind races for a spontaneous eulogy. Here it is: Pam, the library you are […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN MORGAN AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER SHOW AT REDUX

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

FROM JEAN-MARIE, The following is an exercise in approaching a body of artwork by one of TINYisPOWERFUL’s members, Morgan Kinne, as she presents it at Redux until the end of this month. First, Morgan and I had two long meetings at the gallery. I already knew the work but we had never had a professional […]

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PART OF OUR HISTORY: No Coke, but free-flowing community. At a beloved Charleston cafe, it’s part of the art.

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

https://www.postandcourier.com/columnists/no-coke-but-free-flowing-community-at-a-beloved-charleston-cafe-its-part-of-the/article_ac5d3874-5052-11eb-b9c9-d74a94b92bef.html?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Hot%20Sheet%20011421&utm_content=Hot%20Sheet%20011421+CID_b524645e77aa04cbbf5e864be18d2043&utm_source=CampaignMonitor&utm_term=Read%20Maura%20Hogans%20story

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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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