Feb. 17 | Homegoings: A Live Performance
Homegoings: A Live Performance returns to the stage! On February 17, join artists of color featured in Season 1 of Vermont Public’s podcast Homegoings for an evening of performance, art and conversation at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. Hosted by journalist and musician Myra Flynn.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m.
Chandler Center for the Arts
71 N Main St., Randolph, VT 05060
Tickets: $10-$40 pay what you can; available via Chandler Center for the Arts
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Featured artists include:
Matthew Evan Taylor is a music composer, improviser, and performer from Vermont who has not let the feelings of being unwelcome stop him from participating, teaching and leading in the world of classical music. Matthew was featured in our episode, “Classical Music: Who’s allowed in?” And he will be building an orchestra before our very eyes with multiple instruments and looping pedals.
Marissa Herrera is an actress, dancer, and co-founder/executive artistic director of 4C Lab, a 501(c)3 arts organization based in Los Angeles, California that provides arts immersion programming led by professional teaching artists and centered around the four C’s: Create, Communicate, Collaborate, and Community. Marissa was part of our episode “The relief in grief,” and she will be dancing out her feelings of grief after losing her mom last year.
Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. is a poet and the voice and co-creator of the podcastResistance, which shared stories about people who “refuse to accept things as they are." Saidu is the only artist who doesn’t have an episode out yet, but it is coming soon, in season two. We’re thrilled to offer you a sneak peek at his talent before you hear his full story.
Kiah Morris is an artist, author, poet, advocate, leader, mother, sister, a former Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, and Commissioner for Vermont Commission for Women. She’s also a singer and a poet, and was featured in our episode: “Black beauty: What does it mean to be beautiful?” She’ll singing and speaking her truth with a band for us.
Ash Diggs, is a stand-up comedian who grew up in the south, moved to Queens, New York in 2021 but hails from Vermont. Ash understands his demons, jokes about them — and uses the stage as a place to heal. He was featured in our episode, “What’s so funny?” We’re about to find out. Click or tap here to purchase tickets.
Doors open: 6:30 p.m.
Event Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
Location: 71 N Main St, Randolph, VT 05060
Is there a cost to attend?
Yes, tickets are sliding scale and available on the Chandler website.
Cancellation policy: Please let us know if you are not able to join us so that we may release your tickets to someone else.
What are my parking options for the event?
Parking is available on Main Street, town lots as well as some businesses in the evenings and on the weekends. Accessible parking is to the left of Chandler next to the laundromat. Click here for a map.
Will this event be broadcast?
This event will be recorded for television and digital release in May.
ATTENTION: This event is being recorded using audio, video, and still photography. Your presence constitutes your consent to be recorded and to any use of the recording by Vermont Public for potential use in content projects or promotion.
If you have additional questions please send us a message here or call 800-639-2192, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.