Spotlight WOE: Paige Fraser

ExcellentThis Young Lady is a STAR.

Although it is hard work, requires sacrifice, extreme compromise, flexibility, intelligence and creativity.....she makes life as an Award-Winning Dancer, Model, Performer and Face of an Arts Foundation look easy.

Ms. Paige Fraser is our recognized Woman of Excellence, in the March Month of Women's Empowerment.

This Bronx Native and Dance Scholar has worked work renown Dance Artists and Choreographers throughout the World. She's represented thee prestigious historically Modern Dance Company of our time, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Company II and can found on billboard and advertisement across lands.

Her sweet spirit transcends in any interview, conversation, talk or television premiere to endeavors and her ferocious dancing translates Power and Presence onstage. For the past five (5) Seasons Fraser has been with Visceral Dance Chicago as a company member, but has epically made her mark throughout the Chicagoland region in more ways…

The Master behind the Mix

It is a privilege to be here with Musician + Producer Darryl Hoffman also known as "DJ" whose work just made its premiere at the International Association of Blacks in Dance Festival/Conference in February of 2019 with dance piece titled Endangered Species, created by Internationally-renowned Dancer, Choreographer Anthony Burrell set on the Philadelphia Dance Company, Philadanco! His work has been featured in and throughout the Chicago dance scene collaborating with such influential companies as Visceral Dance Chicago and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

Audiences have become intrigued by the musical scores of this young talent and would like to learn more about the Master behind the Mix and the inspiration for the work he is doing. 
KH: Thank you for sharing with us Darryl! The Dance Our Legacy Scholarship is Community Outreach and an Excellence Initiative yes, but we also encouraged the emergence of full artistry in the lives of young dancers today who aspire to have a professi…

Hearing from out MEN

Excellence is....

Vulnerability Strength Honesty Integrity Transparency Consideration Participation Extra-ordinary Tact Willfulness LOVE.
Award-Winning Hollywood Film + TVProducer, Author, Influencer, Pastor, Brother, Friend, Husband, Success Life Coach And Black Man.

Devon Franklin demonstrates these very characteristics, with a smile and with joy he shares this with the World and encourages us to give our very best knowing that we all here on Earth evolving and growing closer to our TRUTH.

Enjoy this conversation with Athlete Lewis Howes about his latest book entitled "The Mask of Masculinity" and about the Virtues of being a Loving Man:

Live Everyday Like it's your Last.

Revelations 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Today we remember Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Finalist as she passed away in a New York hospital today at age 30. She was diagnosed with Systematic Lupus in 2012 but survived by the love, care and support of her family. 

Living with a Chronic Illness or Disease can be devastating. It changes the course of your life whether you are ready for it or not. You're utterly Blessed if you have a community of support to help lift you up, encourage your Soul or help provide for you when you can't do for yourself or even share the Load.

Listening to this Young Woman's story, remind

Excellence with COLOR, Culture and Creativity

We are just about ready to close out the 2018 year. It has been inspiring to work alongside and or admire from a distance a few exceptional women we known as, Women of Excellence.

In the Spirit of BECOMING as Former First Lady Michelle Obama puts it in her autobiography-- we never reach a final, finished or finite place but instead we Evolve continuing to learn and grow into the persons who are today.

This winter season we'd like to recognize two WOE whose lives speak to dedication and hard work they've put into that which they love  this year. They are two different worlds existing and thriving on opposite ends of the country but making a dynamic and colorful impression upon their communities. 
Shira Greenberg Founder + Artistic Director of Keshet Center for the Arts in Albuquerque, NM 

This year Keshet Launched their very first Makers Space Experience a two-part residency series for dance incubation, choreography and showcase with Artists from around the nation.

They also too…

What's Going On? Audience Review

I spent the weekend with my younger cousins....more like nieces to me:
13, 14, + 16 years old. With all that's taking place in their personal lives, social lives, homework, jobs and weekend
commitments it was hard to catch up with them. But, when I did we all went to see the Prince George's County premiere of What's Going On? The life story of Marvin Gaye through movement, curation and storytelling by VincentThomas Dance + Company. Earlier that day, I prefaced the show by playing the sounds of Gil Scott Heron one of the biggest social economic public influences that our country has known and a native of very own capitol city just the same.  cannot to be compared to the unique experience that of this show..."What's Going On?"

It was the girls first time at Joe's Movement Emporium *for most of them. A place where dance classes, crafts, events, meetings and more tech place. Just before the show we snuck off to get something warm in our bellies. I settled for …

Spotlight WOE: Upliftologist on Ted Talks

God is doing great things in the lives of those who diligently seek [him]. Hebrews 11: 6
This week, Women of Excellence places the spotlight on one of Most High's brightest children:
Adebisi Adebowale
A native Washingtonian and two-time graduate of the George Washington University, Adebisi Adebowale is a Coach, Speaker, and the world's only Upliftologist™. She is passionate about working with college-bound Millennials, and through her company, Upliftology™, she works to help students transition from debt and doubt to scholarship and success. To date, Adebisi's clients have earned over $2 million dollars in scholarships for their educational pursuits, and boast of attending schools such as Columbia University, Syracuse University, and University of California- Berkeley, among others. Her work has been featured in MadameNoire, BET Awards events, and Essence Music Festival. She loves pizza, football and the city of Paris! This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conf…