I am humbly honored/soooo excited that I will be in conversation with the great leader, Mary Tal thanks to IDEX!
Mary Tal is founder of Whole World Women’s Association…
IDEX is honored to have the leader of our partner Whole World Women’s Association, Mary Tal, join us on
Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 4-5:30
at San Francisco’s Women’s Building for:
Living on the Fence: Mary Tal and South Africa’s Whole World Women’s Association
In conversation with award-winning writer Sharon Bridgforth, Mary will share the story of her own personal journey as a refugee, her founding WWWA and the groundbreaking work they are doing to integrate and empower refugees.
WWWA uses storytelling extensively in their work with women refugees in South Africa to help them process their experiences, overcome their challenges and embrace their strengths. Together, the women that Mary works with have developed the power of creative expression to address global challenges like HIV/AIDS, women’s empowerment and economic revitalization.
I am really excited to say that I’m working with allgo, in Austin, Texas…
A Reading ,Conversation and Workshop with Sharon Bridgforth
Sunday November 3, 2013
Picture Box Studio 701 Tillery St. Suite A-7 Austin, TX 78702
(down the side walk from allgo office)
Reading and Conversation 6:00-7:00pm
Bridgforth will read from her newest work titled,
Who Dat/Black Mermaid Man Lady.
Institute of African American Affairs
New York University presents
Brother to Brother, Sister to Sister
A series celebrating the works of LGBT artists
Co-sponsored with NYU’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Location for all events: NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor, NY, NY
Space is limited, RSVP at 212-998-IAAA (4222)
Nov. 18 – Monday, 6 pm
Lenelle Moïse, Thomas Allen Harris and Bil Wright
Dec. 9 – Monday, 6 pm
Jewelle Gomez, Sharon Bridgforth and Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano
ABOUT THE SERIES
IAAA-NYU presents a semester-long series of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as emerging stars, of the LGBT intelligentsia. At a time when LGBT issues are openly being considered in mainstream consciousness, it prompts us to rethink the boundaries and conceptual paradigms surrounding the production of cultural knowledge from the perspectives of LGBT artists, scholars and activists. These conversations will be an exploration into the many LGBT narratives that examine and reveal perceptions, attitudes, continuous negotiations or renegotiations, and creative systems of survival.
delta dandi is published in solo black woman performance, Northwestern University Press (11/2013), Eds. E. Patrick Johnson and Ramon Rivera-Servera. Funded in part with a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Writings about delta dandi by scholar/artists Stephanie Batiste and Anita Gonzalez are included in this book, as well as work by Stacey Robinson, Misty DeBerry and many others. ORDER IT HERE.
I Love Love Love this!!
The Nile Project was founded in August 2011 by Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis and Ethiopian-American singer Meklit Hadero to address the Nile basin’s cultural and environmental challenges using an innovative approach that combines music, education and an enterprise platform. More HERE.
I proud to say that I will be a guest in
Daniel Alexander Jones’s Flying Solo Class
Monday, 2:30PM 9/23/2013
at Fordham University, NYC
along with Chris Wells.
We will be discussing:
The Personal as Political & the Political as Personal.
Other guests this semester in Professor Jones’s Flying Solo Class are:
Kate Bornstein, Robbie McCauley, Jen Hofer, Pamela Sneed, Dawn Akemi Saito and Stacey Karen Robinson.
I am proud to announce that thanks to support from New Dramatists Creativity Fund, a Mellon Foundation funded program that allows current resident playwrights to explore work and process in creative ways and in the company of chosen collaborators…
I will be working on
The Adventures of HoneyPot and Dem
September 16-20, 2013 at New Dramatists (NYC)!!
I have the great fortune and Blessed pleasure of having
Daniel Alexander Jones and Kelly Sloan in the room/in the process/reading and responding and encouraging the development of the piece.
There will be an informal table reading of the work in progress
at New Dramatists
Friday September 20, 2013 3PM
Featuring: Daniel Alexander Jones and Kelly Sloan!!
To RSVP call (212) 757-6960
NOTE: Watch for HoneyPot and Dem in process in Austin, Texas featuring Sonja Parks, Florinda Bryant and Omi Osun Joni L. Jones in November 2013. Details sooncome.
COMING SOON The Adventures of HoneyPot and Dem EP (four track) audio recording!
I am extremely honored/and excited to say that I’ve been invited to read at the
San Francisco Jazz Poetry Festival April 6, 2014!!
Stay tuned HERE.
Jomama Jones: Radiate
will be in Austin, Tejas
JULY 5, 6, 11-13, 2013
TICKETS: $12 ONLINE OR $15 AT THE DOOR.
Shows start at 8pm with a special second late-night 10:30pm performance on the 12th
All shows at Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 E. Manor Road
Jones is accompanied by her collaborator and musical director, Bobby Halvorson, her Sweet Peaches—the extraordinary vocalists Helga Davis and Laura Jean Anderson, a knock-out band and a series of very special guests from the Austin community.
I’m proud to say that I’ve written a couple of songs for Jomama…AND
my daughter Sonja Perryman is one of Jomama’s original Sweet Peaches.
Here is one of my favs/a film directed by Vicky Boone featuring Jomama Jones.
Please donate to the River See Fundraising Campaign on USA Projects