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February 11 | Homegoings: A Live Performance

Text: Homegoings: A Live Performance with a crown over the M. The text is surrounded by a circle of flowers. Images of artists beginning in the left corner and moving clockwise: Senayit Tomlinson, Rajnii Eddins, Liza Phillips, Ferene Paris Meyer and DonnCherie. At the bottom are the logos for Vermont Public, Brave Little State, Spruce Peak Arts, American Flatbread, Idletyme Brewing Company and  The Vermont Arts Council.
Laura Nakasaka
Vermont Public

Homegoings, a special series from Vermont Public's Brave Little State, features conversations with artists of color who live in Vermont — about Black grief, resilience and art. On February 11, some of the artists featured in the series to join forces for a soulful evening of performance, art and conversation: Homegoings: A Live Performance, on stage at Spruce Peak Arts in Stowe. Hosted by journalist/musician Myra Flynn.

Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7PM
Spruce Peak Arts or via Livestream

Click here to reserve in person or livestream tickets.


Ferene Paris Meyer, a Haitian-American storyteller based in Burlington and the Founding CEO of All Heart Inspirations.

Rajnii Eddins, a spoken word poet/emcee and teaching artist. His latest books of poetry are In The Coded Language Of This Mortal Tongue and Their Names are Mine.

DonnCherie, a Burlington-based, soul-folk singer-songwriter whose first love was the blues. She's a model, a dancer, and a practicing witch. She's also a bookkeeper for artists of color in Vermont. She says as a Black artist in this state, your only job is to show up as yourself.

Senayit Tomlinson, a singer/songwriter who produces music that is infectious, groove-based, alternative, free-form rock and soul with soaring vocals and melodic hooks. She both lives and creates her music on a property that spans across the Connecticut River, from Bradford, Vermont to Orford, New Hampshire.

Liza Phillip, a visual artist from southern Vermont. They paint characters they refer to as monsters. The monsters have no gender and represent all people. Liza says, “the goal for my work is to be inclusive of all types of people with a focus on my LGBTQ+ community and my BIPOC community.”

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Made possible with support from The Vermont Arts Council, American Flatbread in Stowe and Idletyme Brewing Company.

Amy grew up loving PBS and she began her public media career as a camera operator at WKAR Public Media in Lansing, MI. After college she held positions in production and fundraising at Detroit Public TV, Connecticut Public and GBH in Boston. After a break to pursue dreams of working in agriculture Amy moved to Vermont in June 2019 to manage events for Vermont Public. When Amy is not communicating with the Vermont Public audience you can find her gardening, kayaking, camping, cross country skiing and enjoying the bounty of Vermont’s farmers.
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