Creatives Picks!

Black Magic Woman (NEW SERIES)

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Black Magic Woman is a new series designed to highlight, celebrate and inform the public on the variety of ways Black women create, uplift and restore their communities and society at large. With this inaugural event, we will examine the role of “culture keepers”. Join us Thursday, March 16th.

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LSP Pick!: Shaolin Jazz L!ve-The Ethiopia Edition (June 4th)

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Conceived by Gerald Watson and produced by DJ 2-Tone Jones, SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber is a testament to the stylistic connection between both Jazz and Hip-Hop. The dynamic duo are back with a new live show inspired by their recent trip to Ethiopia. Join us Saturday, June 4th for something special.

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LSP PICKS!: EXCAVATION w/Teedra Moses

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Kat sits down with GRAMMY-nominated songwriter Teedra Moses as part of The Creative Nomads’ EXCAVATION Series. RSVP for a chance to dig deeper into Moses’s creative process around her latest release, Cognac & Conversations.

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Take 5: Goldie Patrick, Co-Curator 2015 DC Hip Hop Theater Festival

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Meet Goldie Patrick one of the co-curators for this year’s DC Hip Hop Theatre Festival. What’s in store for the fifteenth year? Read on to find out her take on Hip Hop culture, community and the post-festival conversations. The festival is scheduled July 6th-12th. Make sure to RSVP for the kick-off party July 6th.

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Kat’s Korner: Dream Makers (RECAP)

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The first Dream Makers event was a success! Check out Kat’s recap that includes Twitter highlights of the night. Special thanks to Jamyla Bennu and Oyin Handmade for a great night of honest reflection.

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Feminine Folklore on Politini (PODCAST)

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In November, Kat made her theatrical debut as a member of the cast of Goldie Deane’s Feminine Folklore. Last week, she and Goldie sat down with Aisha & Danielle Moodie-Mills for Politini to discuss the idea of the fairytale and the messages it send to girls and women.

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