Legendary icon -- singer, activist, scholar, artist -- inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word
Programs in the performing arts
Nationally acclaimed actor whose stirring and dramatic recitations and interpretive readings depicting the life, times, and words of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have transformed audiences
Recreating the remarkable life of famous abolitionist, feminist, and escaped slave Sojourner Truth, actress Kathryn Woods memorializes one of the most significant figures in American history. Using song and story, Woods recreates the power and wisdom of this most remarkable woman.
Bernice Johnson Reagon and her daughter Toshi Reagon have collaborated on many civil rights music projects together including the musical score for the award winning films Africans In America on PBS and BEAH: A Black Woman Speaks for HBO.
Visionary songwriter, performer, author and champion for child advocacy -- Raffi believes passionately that the key to building a humane and sustainable world lies in how we regard and treat our young children, a philosophy he calls Child Honouring
"Burn Notice" actor and cult movie icon of "The Evil Dead" series -- presents a multimedia program offering a hilarious and insightful look at his career and Hollywood pretension.
Unwavering feminist, American musician and pioneer of the Riot Grrrl movement
Original Civil Rights Movement Freedom Singer - Civil and Human Rights Activist
Comedian and Actress, Diana Yanez tells a powerful, fantastically funny personal account of growing up Cuban, Catholic, and closeted in Miami!
From Censorship In The Arts to Do The Beatles Still Matter? -- web producer, campus speaker, music critic, and pianist Tim Riley brings an incisive critical perspective to the underlying class, race, and sexual orientation themes of the free speech debate, especially music censorship.
Jeff Lieberman explores the connections between the arts, science and technology, education, passion, creativity, and the potential future of human consciousness.
Internationally-renowned human rights activist, community organizer, and musician -- inspires change through his incredible stories of surviving the Cambodian Khmer Rouge genocide
Feminist comedian and political humorist -- called “a savvy, witty observer of American life”. Her lectures combine comedy and wisdom to inspire audiences to use humor as a tool for social change. Author of Don't Get Me Started and What The L?
Professional and award-winning political cartoonist and art journalist
Fearless poet, playwright and Obie Award-winning author has given women and girls of color honest, inspiring visions of themselves -- she motivates audiences to find the strength and courage to “walk like a lion"