Originally posted to Facebook on July 22, 2020 Our #WCW is KaNikki Jakarta, poet laureate of Alexandria, VA! We can't wait for her workshop: Making Writer's Block a Myth, which will be presented during the Phenomenal Womxn Festival on August 8th at 12:00 noon. --- Here's a Q&A with KaNikki: Q: Tell us about your journey as a poet-- How did it begin and what led you to where you are now? A: My mother read Nikki Giovanni’s poetry to me when I was in her womb. She thought of nam
Originally published to Facebook on July 15, 2020 Today's #WCW goes out to Nicole Turchi! We are so excited to have Nicole present a workshop in our upcoming Phenomenal Womxn Festival on August 8th! --- About Nicole: Nicole Turchi is a body freedom coach and dancer based in Austin, TX. She leads a program called Light Yourself on Fire where she teaches womxn how to feel sexy and confident in their bodies, so they can create anything they want to see in their lives. This is a
Originally posted to Facebook on July 1, 2020 Today's #WCW goes out to local spoken word poet, author, and visual artist, Gradalove! We are so excited to have Gradalove as a panelist in our upcoming panel discussion: Inclusivity in the Arts as a part of our festival on August 8th. --- Some of Gradalove's recent accomplishments include releasing her first poetry book, Brave New Soul, in 2019 and going on a book tour that included performing on WUSA9's Great Day Washington duri
Originally posted to Facebook on June 24, 2020 Today's #WCW is Sharayna Christmas, Executive Director of Muse 360 Arts, located in Baltimore, MD. Muse 360 Arts™ is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 to provide the community with a gateway to global arts and culture by providing access to affordable, quality, learning experiences and expanded resources. More information is on their website, www.muse360.org, and in the Q&A below! -- Q&A with Sharayna: Q: Tell us
Originally posted to Facebook on June 10, 2020 This week's #WCW is Pamela Cooper, co-founder and CEO of InCare. InCare helps people who are suffering from neurological differences (autism, brain trauma and mood disorders) with skill-building IoT (Internet of Things) products that lessen the severity of their symptoms. This company's solution is to provide wearable IoT products that create the sensation of a hug to calm a person down when experiencing stress and anxiety. Their
Originally published to Facebook on May 13, 2020 Our #WCW this week goes out to Jessica Myles Henkin and Laura Wexler of Baltimore-based live show and podcast, Stoop Storytelling Series. Check out their website at www.stoopstorytelling.com and read on to learn more about this touchingly intimate program! --- Here's a quick Q&A with Jessica Myles: Q: What inspired you and to start The Stoop-- how did it begin? A: The Stoop was inspired by the storytelling techniques on Nationa
Originally published April 1, 2020 on Facebook Nat Pierce is an Arlington-based dancer and software engineer who has just launched a new app called Korio!
Korio is a music player for dancers and choreographers that can show the count, slow down the track, and loop specific sections. It’s a free website at http://korio.studio-- check it out and get dancing! ---
Here's a little Q&A with Nat:
Q: How did you get into designing apps?
A: I wanted to combine my passions, but also to