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Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

DJ Lady Jane
Fierce DJ Rocking 206 Stages

Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00am - 2:00pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre HH -- Hip Hop
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  • Biography Since 2004, DJ Lady Jane has been rocking the WildRose with ultimate tunes and has since gone on to tour the nightlife scene in Seattle. She is one fierce DJ that will get you up and dancing!

11:10am PDT

Verbal Oasis / Ladies First Collective Project
Spoken Word Artist

Saturday May 26, 2012 11:10am - 11:30am PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Biography Monique Franklin is a Activist, Poet, Artist, Scientist, and Mother. She is a native Seattleite who lives in Rainier Valley. Monique is a member of the African American Writer’s Alliance, and is published in their latest anthology “Threads”. She performs her spoken word under the pseudonym Verbal Oasis and is a highly sought after performance poet and event host. She is currently the host of MUEZZ INFUEZZION poetry Show 1st Thursdays @ The Scarlet Tree, Acoustic Accolades 2nd Thursdays at Lucid Jazz Lounge, and Co-host Afrodisiac Erotic Poetry Show Monthly. She is also a member of the Ladies First Collective which organizes a monthly showcase of women’s talent. Her first Album of live Spoken Word is due to be released June 14th @ Lucid Jazz Lounge and is entitled Acoustic Accolades vol. 1
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11:40am PDT

Stephany Hazelrigg
Magic

Saturday May 26, 2012 11:40am - 12:00pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre ZZZ -- Uncategorized
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  • Biography Stephany Koch Hazelrigg is an engaging and empowering creative director, facilitator, cultural worker, and social artist living deeply & directly from her belief in the power of art to create space, healing, and change. Stephany’s disciplines and mediums are as multiple and mixed as her identities. She lives the poetry of her existence out loud; outside genres, disciplines, and binaries. Out of great necessity and with deep humility and gratitude, Stephany has been making poems, prayers, paintings, plays, drawings, dances, journals, stories, songs, beats, movement, rituals, and ceremonies along shorelines and mountaintops all throughout her lifetimes. From engaging and revitalizing keynote speeches and spoken word performances, to imaginative, intentional, and inspiring workshops, Stephany knits her inherent artistry for living and learning into all she creates. She is grateful to be here. In 2005 Stephany dreamed up, directed and co-produced an award-winning interdisciplinary empowerment project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes that artfully weaves popular education, social movement theory, experiential learning, storytelling, and radical praxis for transforming self and community. Stephany currently lives in South Seattle, WA where she inspires and incites creative and collective vision-into-action in her work with Social HeARTistry Educators the grassroots collective of art-for-justice facilitators and creators that sprung from the social justice theater praxis project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes. Stephany is an independently contracted artist, facilitator, consultant, educator, organizer and keynote presenter who works, plays, performs and creates with multiple community organizations and schools in the Pacific Northwest including; The Service Board, Arts Corps, Seattle Public Schools, The Nova Project, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Ladies First Collective, Voices Rising, WAPI, Solid Ground, YMCA, and Seattle Young People’s Project. Stephany Koch Hazelrigg is an engaging and empowering creative director, facilitator, cultural worker, and social artist living deeply & directly from her belief in the power of art to create space, healing, and change. Stephany’s disciplines and mediums are as multiple and mixed as her identities. She lives the poetry of her existence out loud; outside genres, disciplines, and binaries. Out of great necessity and with deep humility and gratitude, Stephany has been making poems, prayers, paintings, plays, drawings, dances, journals, stories, songs, beats, movement, rituals, and ceremonies along shorelines and mountaintops all throughout her lifetimes. From engaging and revitalizing keynote speeches and spoken word performances, to imaginative, intentional, and inspiring workshops, Stephany knits her inherent artistry for living and learning into all she creates. She is grateful to be here. In 2005 Stephany dreamed up, directed and co-produced an award-winning interdisciplinary empowerment project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes that artfully weaves popular education, social movement theory, experiential learning, storytelling, and radical praxis for transforming self and community. Stephany currently lives in South Seattle, WA where she inspires and incites creative and collective vision-into-action in her work with Social HeARTistry Educators the grassroots collective of art-for-justice facilitators and creators that sprung from the social justice theater praxis project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes. Stephany is an independently contracted artist, facilitator, consultant, educator, organizer and keynote presenter who works, plays, performs and creates with multiple community organizations and schools in the Pacific Northwest including; The Service Board, Arts Corps, Seattle Public Schools, The Nova Project, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Ladies First Collective, Voices Rising, WAPI, Solid Ground, YMCA, and Seattle Young People’s Project. Stephany Koch Hazelrigg is an engaging and empowering creative director, facilitator, cultural worker, and social artist living deeply & directly from her belief in the power of art to create space, healing, and change. Stephany’s disciplines and mediums are as multiple and mixed as her identities. She lives the poetry of her existence out loud; outside genres, disciplines, and binaries. Out of great necessity and with deep humility and gratitude, Stephany has been making poems, prayers, paintings, plays, drawings, dances, journals, stories, songs, beats, movement, rituals, and ceremonies along shorelines and mountaintops all throughout her lifetimes. From engaging and revitalizing keynote speeches and spoken word performances, to imaginative, intentional, and inspiring workshops, Stephany knits her inherent artistry for living and learning into all she creates. She is grateful to be here. In 2005 Stephany dreamed up, directed and co-produced an award-winning interdisciplinary empowerment project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes that artfully weaves popular education, social movement theory, experiential learning, storytelling, and radical praxis for transforming self and community. Stephany currently lives in South Seattle, WA where she inspires and incites creative and collective vision-into-action in her work with Social HeARTistry Educators the grassroots collective of art-for-justice facilitators and creators that sprung from the social justice theater praxis project The Naked Truth On Stereotypes. Stephany is an independently contracted artist, facilitator, consultant, educator, organizer and keynote presenter who works, plays, performs and creates with multiple community organizations and schools in the Pacific Northwest including; The Service Board, Arts Corps, Seattle Public Schools, The Nova Project, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Ladies First Collective, Voices Rising, WAPI, Solid Ground, YMCA, and Seattle Young People’s Project.

12:10pm PDT

Maya Jenkins
Soul Tapping and Singing

Saturday May 26, 2012 12:10pm - 12:30pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre HH -- Hip Hop
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  • Biography Maya Jenkins left her hometown of Seattle, WA and moved to New York City in 2000 to attend New York University to study jazz piano. From 2001-2005, Maya was a founding member of Savion Glover’s tap dance company, Ti Dii. Company credits include: the opening of the Cannes Film Festival (France), Jerry Lewis Telethon, 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, Nijinsky Awards (France), Beacon Theater (NYC) and "Improvography," Joyce Theater (NYC). Maya had the opportunity to collaborate with Reg. E. Gaines (writer of Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk). They presented "The Mongo Affair" at Summer Stage in Central Park and at Joe's Pub in NYC, with Miguel Algerin, a founding member of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Maya has also been a featured dancer on the musical recordings, James "Blood" Ulmer, No Escape From the Blues and The Yohimbe Brothers, The Tao of Yo. Maya currently resides in Seattle, Washington where she teaches tap dance and composes music. Maya is proud to be a part of Barbara Duffy & Company who performed at Tap City 2007 at the Duke Theatre (NYC) in July and at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA in October, 2007. She also played the role of Lorrell Robinson in “DREAMGIRLS” in August 2007. Maya is forever grateful to her family and friends for their love and support, with a special honor and blessing in her mother's memory. Thank you Mom for your spirit and eternal inspiration.

12:35pm PDT

Carly Calbero
Carly Calbero

Saturday May 26, 2012 12:35pm - 12:55pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre SS -- Singer-Songwriter
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  • Biography At only 19 Carly Calbero has already received national, as well as local attention for her performances. Chosen by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the top 8 street performers in the country, Calbero brings her surprisingly big voice, sarcastic lyrics, and girl-next-door charm to the stage.

1:00pm PDT

Militant Child
From the People, To the People

Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00pm - 1:20pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre HH -- Hip Hop
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  • Biography Militant child: music from the people, to the people

1:30pm PDT

Lara Davis
Ladies First

Saturday May 26, 2012 1:30pm - 1:50pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Ladies First Showcase: Sponsored by Seattle Gay News
  • Genre ZZZ -- Uncategorized
  • Biography Lara Davis a Seattle-based musician, singer, and audio documenter. She is currently collaborating with Sam Wilder, an accomplished bass player, and Janet Trares, drummer extraordinaire.