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2014 Engagements

 

October 3, 2014 (Friday) - Host
"9th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show"
Durham Armory (Civic Center)
220 Foster St.
Durham, NC 27701
Tickets: $10 (2 for $10 by 9/15/14)
7:30pm-10:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

 

July 27, 2014 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
"Jazz event"
A.M.E. Zion Church
Koury Convention Center
Greensboro, NC
1:30pm

 

March 22, 2014 (Saturday) - Poem Tribute
"U ROCK"
Award's Event Celebrating Single Parents
New Generations Church
4423 Wilson Mills Rd.
Smithfield NC 27577
4pm - 8pm
$10 - Tickets

 

February 14, 2014 (Friday) - Spoken Word
Valentine's Night Event
Featuring: Reggie Caldwell & NuVibe Band
Overtime Sports Bar & Restaurant
7:30pm
Free and open to the public

 

January 20, 2014 (Monday) - Spoken Word
11th Annual MLK Ceremony
Northern Granville Middle School
Oxford, NC
5:00pm
Free and open to the public

 

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2013 Engagements

 

December 14, 2013 (Saturday) - Poem
LaDonte & LaToya's Wedding
"Words Spoken from My Heart" - Poem Tribute
Orangeburg, SC
5pm

 

November 14, 2013 (Thurday) - Panelist
UNC Alumni Panel
"Life After Carolina: From College to Career"
UNC Chapel Hill's campus
11am - 12:15pm

 

October 11, 2013 (Friday) - Host
8th Annual "Gospel Showcase & Talent Show"
Downtown Durham Armory
220 Foster St, Durham NC
7:30pm - 10:30pm
$10 ($5 before 9/15/13)

 

October 6, 2013 (Sunday) - Radio Interview
"Talk Back" Radio with Larry Hall
Foxy 107/104FM
Call-in Topic: "This year's Gospel Event"
10:20am

 

September 9, 2013 (Monday) - Radio Interview
O.W.L (Older Wiser Ladies)
Blog Radio Show - Claressa Best
Topic: Purposing your Passions/ Gospel event
6pm - 6:30pm

Click to Hear Show

 

July 26, 2013 (Friday) - Spoken word
"NC. Empowerment Revolution" event
Tabernacle of Miracles
2574 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306
7:30pm
Free and Open to the public

July 6, 2013 (Saturday) - Interview
"Gifts for the Kingdom" Blog Radio Talk show
Topic: Discussing the "Gospel Showcase, etc."
Host: Bernice Loman
5pm
Click to Hear the Show

 

May 17, 2013 (Friday) - Spoken Word
VrroomVIP NeoSoul & Smooth Jazz Espresso
Featuring: Dante Lewis, Saxophonist
Durham Arts Council
120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701
8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Fee: $25 ($30 at the door)
Click for details

 

April 20, 2013 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
NuSol Natural Hair & Beauty Expo
Featuring Leela James/ Lisa McClendon
Durham Convention Center
301 W. Morgan St, Durham, NC 27702
9am - 11pm
Fee: $15

 

March 30, 2013 (Saturday) - Poetic Tribute
Home-Going Service
(90 yr old Granddad, Charlie Lee Robinson)
Poem - "My Famous Grandfather"
First Baptist Church, Fuquay Varina NC
1pm

 

January 21, 2013 (Monday) - Presider/ Emcee
10th Annual MLK Ceremony
Northern Granville Middle School
Oxford, NC
Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr (Wilmington 10)
5:00pm
Free and open to the public

 

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2012 Engagements

 

December 15, 2012 (Saturday) - Spoken word
Warm Lyrics Cafe
Crabtree Marriott Hotel
Raleigh, NC
$25 (Proceeds - Cancer patients)
7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

 

October 5, 2012 (Friday) - Host
7th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show
Durham Armory (Downtown)
220 Foster St., Durham NC
$10 ($5 before 9/15/12)
7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

 

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
Community Violence Awareness event (artists, etc.)
Reid Street Community Center
1704 W. Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28216
Free Admission
Noon - 6pm

 

May 5, 2012 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
24th Pastoral Anniversary
Jerusalem House of God
1704 W. Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28216
11am

 

April 27, 2012 (Friday) - Spoken Word
Friday Night Event (Several Talented Artists)
Christ Our King Community Church
Off Garner Rd in Raleigh, NC (near Shaw)
7:00pm

 

January 14, 2012 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
"The Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast"
Sponsors: NAACP (Johnston County Branch)
Smithfield Middle School
1455 Buffalo Rd., Smithfield , NC 27577
8:30am
$10-GP/ $6 (ages 11 & under)
For info: 919-917-2306/ 919-934-0339

 

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2011 Engagements

 

October 7, 2011 (Friday) - Host
6th Annual "Gospel Showcase & Talent Show 2011"
220 Foster St., Durham, NC
7:30pm - 10pm
$10-GP/ $5-student


September 24, 2011 (Saturday) -Radio Interview
Mike & I (discussed our testimonies, our projects, books, etc.)
88.9FM - Shaw University, Raleigh, NC
8am

*** July 12, 2011 ***
Gave Birth to our 1st Child
Malachi Elijah Anderson
9lbs 6.8oz, 21 1/2 inches

April 8, 2011 (Monday) - spoken word
Poetry Month - Special Senior Citizen presentation
Senior Citizen Center, Creedmoor, NC
11am - Noon
FREE

January 18, 2011 (Monday) - Intro speaker - "The Occasion"
8th Annual "MLK Ceremony"
Northern Granville Middle School, Oxford, NC
5pm - 7:30pm
FREE

 

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2010 Engagements

December 9, 2010 (Thursday) - spoken word
"Open Mic event"
Church of Our Abiding Savior
Alston Ave., Durham, NC
9pm

November 5, 2010 (Friday) - spoken word
Christian Connection
"Friday Night Live/ Open Mic event"
Wilson, NC
10pm

November 3, 2010 (Wednesday) - Inspiration Speaker
Empowering the Freshmen
Shaw University (Leonard Hall)
Raleigh, NC
4pm - 5pm

October 16, 2010 (Saturday) - spoken word
"Family Reunion"
Simon'z Restaurant
Angier, NC
3pm

September 18, 2010 (Saturday) - Co-speaker
"God's Complete Woman Fellowship"
Brier Creek Country Club, Raleigh, NC
1305 West Club Blvd., Durham NC, 27705
For information: www.Marriedandcomplete.com
Registration Fee: Girls ages 10-15 ($25), Adults ($40)
Time: 9am-3pm

June 25-26, 2010 (Friday-Saturday) - Presenter
"The Arts Retreat-Conference"
St. James Full Baptist Church
1305 West Club Blvd., Durham NC, 27705
For information: 919-430-5147 or 308-4707
Registration Fee: Youth ($10), Adults ($12)

June 5, 2010 (Saturday) - spoken word tribute to Mike
"Mike & Lawanda's Wedding"
Upper Room Church of God in Christ
Raleigh NC
1pm

May 9, 2010 (Sunday) - Inspirationl speaker
"Women's Day Service "
First Missionary Baptist Church
500 South Pollock, Selma NC, 27576
For information: 919-612-0194
11:00am

March 19, 2010 (Monday) - Inspirationl speaker
"Youth Revival "
Martin St. Baptist Church
1001 E. Martin St., Raleigh NC, 27601
7:00pm - 8:30pm
FREE

January 18, 2010 (Monday) - spoken word
7th Annual "MLK Ceremony"
Northern Granville Middle School, Oxford, NC
5pm - 7:30pm
FREE

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2009 Engagements

December 5, 2009 (Saturday night) - song/dance
"Birthday Party for Jesus"
Sponsored by: Vandolyn/ Emcee: Jerry Smith
6pm-9pm
$15 tickets

October 31, 2009 (Friday night) - spoken word
"Positive Lyrics" -Fundraiser/ Benefit event
Marriott Hotel, Raliegh NC
7:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 tickets

October 2, 2009 (Friday night) - HOST
4th Annual "Gospel Showcase & Talent Show 2009"
Durham Armory (220 Foster St., Durham, NC)
7:30pm - 10pm (Doors open at 7pm)
$10 tickets ($5 before August 15th)

September 26, 2009 (Saturday) - Speaking engagement (Cancelled)
2009 Empowered to Succeed Women's Conference
Embassy Suites Resort & Spa
5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW, Concord, NC
Time: All Day event (9am-5pm)
For Details: Antoinette - (704) 430-6447

September 25, 2009 (Friday) - Panelist
"R.Y.T. Him in the City's 180"
College/ Youth Q & A Session
7829 Old Concord Rd, Charlotte, NC 28213
Time: 10pm
For Details: www.theUniversityCityChurch.com

September 18, 2009 (Friday) - Spoken word
Youth Explosion
New Visions United Christian Church
6611 Guess Rd, Durham, NC
Time: 7pm

September 12, 2009 (Saturday) - Speaking engagement
Women's Conference ("A Woman's Heart" - theme)
Wesleyan First Church of Deliverance
1201 Boyer Street, Raleigh, NC 27610
Time: 10am-5pm

August 8, 2009 (Saturday) - Spoken word
Women on the Move for P.E.A.C.E. 2nd Anniversary Conf.

Johnston Health Medical Mall - First Citizen's Bank Conference Room
514 Brightleaf Blvd., Smithfield, NC 27577
Time: 10am-5pm
Cost: $25

August 6, 2009 (Thursday) - Spoken word
Youth Revival
Oak City Baptist Church
608 Method Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
Time: 7pm

June 28, 2009 (Sunday) - Spoken word
Summer Jazz Jam (Literacy program for kids)
East Regional Library
211 Lick Creek Lane, Durham, NC
Time: 2pm-6pm

May 31, 2009 (Sunday) - Spoken word
5th Sunday Women of Wisdom (WOW) Ministry
New Visions United Christian Church
6611 Guess Road, Durham, NC
Time: 11am service

May 3, 2009 (Sunday) - Spoken word
"Mother's Day Program"
Macedonia United Holiness Church
Beulaville, NC
Time: 11am service

May 1, 2009 (Friday) - Spoken word
Business Networking & Relationship Friday Social
Sponsored by: 1410AM WRJD "Rejoice" (Gospel Radio)
Ideas Coffe House
5607 Hwy 55, Durham, NC
Time: 8pm - 10:30pm
(
$5 -cost)

April 26, 2009 (Sunday) - Spoken word
ThinkSmart OutReach (Gospel Explosion event)
Green's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church
3767 Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington, NC 28379
Time: 3pm

April 19, 2009 (Sunday) - Spoken word
WOW Service (Women of Worship)
Greater Gospel Lighthouse Word Ministries
552 Greenlake Rd, Rockingham, NC 28379
Time: 5pm

March 28, 2009 (Saturday) - Speaker
2009 Kenya Christian Fellowship Association
Sexual Abstinence presentation
New Hope Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC
Time: 2pm

March 20, 2009 (Friday) - Spoken word
Speaker: Dr. Wanda Robinson-Lee (mom)
Youth Service
Columbus, Ohio
Time: 7pm

February 5, 2009 (Thursday) - Speaker
"Motivational speech"
Conference Call with Tawana Williams
(nation-wide)
Time: 8pm - 10pm

January 30, 2009 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"5th Anniversary" TCP Magazine
Marriot Hotel
Raleigh, NC (cost: $25)
Time: 7pm - 9pm

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2008 Engagements

December 5, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"Friday Night Live"
Falls River Swim Clubhouse
1300 Falls River Ave., Raleigh, NC
Time: 8pm

November 14, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"Fall Unity Service"
Goodson Chapel (Duke Divinity School)
108 Chapel Dr., Durham, NC 27708
Time: 8pm-11pm

November 13, 2008 (Thursday) - Spoken Word
"Black Wall Street"
Anniversary Gala & Awards Ceremony
Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC
Time: 7pm ($10)

October 11, 2008 (Saturday) - HOST
3rd Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show
Ezra Conference Center
Raleigh, NC
Time: 7pm ($20)

September 13, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
"Youth Banquet"
Southeast After School Tutoring Program
4011 Carya Dr. Raleigh, NC
Time: 6:30pm ($20)

August 30, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
"Bishop Robinson's Pastor Anniversary"
Ezra Conference Center
Raleigh, NC
Time: 5pm

August 24, 2008 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
"Prince Family Reunion"
Apex, NC
Time: 3pm

August 23, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
"Creative Expressions Night"
Union Baptist Church
Durham, NC
Time: 7pm

August 10, 2008 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
"Sunday Morning Worship Service"
Carr United Methodist Church
Mebane, NC
Time: 9:30am

August 5, 2008 (Tuesday) - Guest Artist (Cancelled)
"Spiritual Open Mic"
Abundant Hope Christian Church
Pearsontown Elementary School, 4915 Barbee Rd, Durham, NC
Time: 7pm

(For info: www.abundanthopecc.com)

August 2, 2008 (Saturday) - HOST
3rd Annual "Business Men & Women Expo"
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC
Time: 1pm - 5pm

July 30, 2008 (Wednesday) - Radio Interview
Topic - "Business Expo"
EntreWorld Radio Today (Bobby)
WCLY 1550AM
Time - 8am

July 11, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken word
Single's Praise Party
Sponsored - "The Light 103.9FM"
Newton Event Square, Raleigh, NC
Time: 8pm - Midnight
Cost: $10

July 11, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken word/ Vendor
Conference
Faith Assembly Christian Church
Durham, NC
Time: 9am - 2pm

July 10, 2008 (Thursday) - Spoken word
"The Comfort Zone Comedy Club Night"
The Event Center at Newton Square
230 Newton Rd., Raleigh, NC
Time: 8pm - 10:30pm

Cost - $25 (For information - 919-824-6471)

July 10, 2008 (Thursday) - Spoken word
"Black Wall Street Night"
Blue Coffee Cafe
Downtown Durham
Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: $5 (For info - 919-360-1053)

June 29, 2008 (Sunday) - Guest Speaker
"Remedy Youth Event"
Zion Christian Center
2850 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, NC 27574
Time: 3pm

June 28, 2008 (Saturday) - Guest Speaker
The Message Tour 2008 - "It's Kairos Time"
(Seminars, talent contest, fashion show, etc.)
60 Sandy Cove Rd., North East, Maryland
For info: Dr. McBride - (609) 992-7972

June 22, 2008 (Sunday) - Mistress of Ceremony
NC Community Heroes Award Ceremony
(Recognizing outstanding people/ organizations that make a difference)
Wakefield Country Club, 2201 Wakefield Plantation Dr., Raleigh, NC
For info: Gerald Gayton - (919) 771-3628

May 10, 2006 (Saturday) -  Birthday Poem Tribute
"40th Birthday - Sharon Dobson"
Upper Room Church Fellowship Hall - Raleigh, NC
Time - 1pm

April 27, 2006 (Sunday) -  Poetry Tribute
"Pastor Holloway's Anniversary"
Mt. Zoar Missionary Baptist Church - Durham, NC
Time - 3pm

April 25 , 2008 (Friday) - Radio Interview
Topic - "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
"Conversations with Cornelia"
WAUG 750AM
Time - 9am

April 20 , 2008 (Sunday) - Radio Interview
Topic - "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
"Connections" with Val Atkinson (host)
Foxy 107/ 104FM
Time - 10am *** My Birthday ***

April 19 , 2008 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
Young Ladies Special Event
Greater Emmanuel Temple of Grace
Durham, NC
Time - 4pm

April 17, 2008 (Thursday) - Radio Interview
Topic - "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
EntreWorld Radio Today (Ty Cohen & John)
WCLY 1550AM
Time - 9am

April 4, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
Open Mic Night: Singers, Poets, & Comedians
SZechauan Pavilion Chinese Restaurant
Burgaw, NC
Time: 9pm - Midnight

April 3, 2008 (Thursday) - Spoken Word
Youth Conference
Greater Emmanuel Temple of Grace
2722 East Main St., Durham, NC 27703
Time: 7:30pm

March 30, 2008 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
Sunday Morning Service
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
Durham, NC
Time: 10:45am

March 26, 2008 (Wednesday) - Interview
Topic: "Words of Essence"
Host - Shelia Wilson
WCLY 1550AM (Curtis Media Group)
Time: 9:05am

March 9, 2008 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
"Sisterhood: A Thing of Beauty"
Extrodinary Ventures
200 S. Elliot Rd, Chapel Hill, NC
Time: 3pm

March 7, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
Youth Lock-In
Mill Grove Full Gospel Church
1302 Infinity Rd, Durham, NC
Time: 7pm

February 24, 2008 (Sunday) - Pastoral Tribute
Pastor Dobson- "9th Annual Pastoral Anniversary"
Tabernacle of Miracles Church
Fayetteville, NC
Time: 6pm

February 23, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
Dramatic Play - "Take a Giant Step"
Farrison-Newton Communications Building
NC Central University, Durham, NC
Time: 8pm - (
919) 530-5170

February 16, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
Muscial Workshop (College Life Ministries - host)
Summerville Miracle Revival Center
Summerville, South Carolina
Time: 9am - Noon

February 1, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"Choose Life" (College Life Ministries - host)
Greater Emmanuel Temple of Grace
2722 East Main St., Durham, NC 27703
Time: 8pm-Midnight

January 26, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word Tribute
"7th Year Anniversary: FOCUS" (community organization)
Central Park School for Children
724 Foster St., Durham, NC
Time: 3pm

January 25, 2008 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"R.Y.T.HIM" (Reaching You Through Him) - JAZZ/ POETRY Night
University City Church
7829 Old Concord Rd, Charlotte, NC 28213
Time: 9pm- 1am

January 19, 2008 (Saturday) - Spoken Word Tribute
"30 Year Appreciation Service - Min. Kelvin Robinson"
Sponsor - NC Miracle Revival Center
Senior Citizen Building, William St., Angier, NC
Time: 7pm

January 3, 2008 (Thursday) - Spoken Word
"Stewardship Revival"
Union Bethel AME Church
1716 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem, NC
Time: 7pm

 

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2007 EVENTS

December 29, 2007 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
"Teen Turn Around 2007"
Koinonia Christian Center Church
1405 SW Greenville Blvd., Greenville, NC
Time: 7pm

December 2, 2007 (Sunday) -  Poetry Tribute
Bishop Christopher Melton - 10th Pastoral Anniversary
The Well Church of Greater Works Int'l
Raleigh, NC
Time: 4pm

November 24, 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word
The Fall Fashion Show Extravagance 07
Szechuan Pavilion
Burgaw, NC
Time: 8pm - 11pm

November 23, 2007 (Friday) -  Spoken Word
Midnight Musical
Living Waters Christian Church
501 S. Person St., Raleigh NC
Time: Midnight - 2am

November 9, 2007 (Friday) -  Spoken Word
Women on the Move for P.E.A.C.E. Outreach Ministry
New Destiny Intl Ministry
Raleigh, NC

Time: 7pm - 10pm

October 20, 2007 (Saturday) -  HOST
2nd Annual "Gospel Showcase & Talent Show "
Ezra Conference Center, Raleigh, NC
Ticket Registration- $20

Time: 7pm - 11pm

October 6, 2007 (Saturday) -  Wedding Tribute
Wedding Ceremony- Amoy & Louis
Garner Church of Christ
364 Benson Rd, Garner, NC
Time: 3pm

October 5, 2007 (Friday) -  Spoken Word
Youth Gospel Event
Body of Christ Church
4501 Spring Forrest Rd., Raleigh, NC
Time: 7pm

September 22, 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
Takrisha & Leonardo's Wedding Ceremony
Shiloh Christian Church, Smithfield, NC
Time: 1pm

September 22, 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
God's Complete Women's Conference Ministry
Millennium Hotel, Durham, NC
Cost: $50 (www.marriedandcomplete.com)
Time: 8am - 5pm

September 18, 2007 (Tuesday) -  Spoken word
Women's Leadership Program (Eminence)
Durham Tech Community College
Durham, NC
Time: 12pm - 2pm

September 7, 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
Women on the Move for P.E.A.C.E. Outreach Ministry
Mitchner Memorial Baptist Church
911 Blount St, Smithfield, NC
Time: 7pm (For more info contact: 919-989-6867)

August 11, 2007 (Sautrday) -  Featured Artist
"The Professors & The Prodigies" - event
Sponsor - Artful Greetings
UDI Business Center, 4608-C, Industry Lane Durham, NC
Time: 11am - 4pm (919-235-2958 for more info)

July 15, 2007 (Sunday) -  Interview
Words of Essence Interview
Host - Pastor Charles Brown
WAUG-TV, Digital Channel 102
Airing this Sunday @ 6:30pm (www.wfcod.org)

July 7, 2007 (Saturday) -  Interview
Topic - "Word of Essence"
"Sunset Jazz" with Mr. "E" (host)
WNAA 91FM, Greensboro, NC
Time - 6pm - 8pm

July 7, 2007 (Saturday) -  Panelist
Youth Awareness Forum
Praise Worship Tabernacle
1516 Bethel Rd, Raleigh, NC
Time - 10:30am (For info call 919-202-8379)

July 1, 2007 (Sunday) - Radio Interview
Highlights - "Business Men & Women Expo"
"Connections" with Val Atkinson (host)
Foxy 107/ 104FM
Time - 10am

June 23 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word
Family & Friends Day
Mt. Zion Church of Deliverance
908 S. Avenue, Smithfield, NC

Time - 4pm

June 10, 2007 (Sunday) -  Speaking Engagement
Youth Day Service - "Stepping into Freedom"
Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church
1500 S. Roxboro St., Durham, NC
Time - 11am

June 6, 2007 (Wednesday) -  Interview
Words of Essence Interview
Host - Pastor Charles Brown
WAUG-TV, Digital Channel 102
Showing every Sunday @ 6:30pm (www.wfcod.org)

June 3, 2007 (Sunday) -  Anniversary Tribute
Pastor Rascoe's 4th Anniversary
Capital City Christian Church Intl.
Raleigh, NC
Time - 6pm (For info call 919-773-0524)

June 2, 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word
Rainbow Tea
United Love Holiness Church
Selma, NC
Time - 4pm

May 31, 2007 (Thursday) -  Poetry Tribute
Wayne County Educator's Retiree Banquet
Tommy Rd. Elementary
Goldsboro, NC
Time - 5:30pm

May 19, 2007 (Saturday) -  Wedding Tribute
Vincent & RaShonda's Wedding
Chestnut Assembly of God
Vineland, New Jersy

Time - 3pm

May 13, 2007 (Sunday) -  Poetry Tribute
Mother's Day Service
Oak Grove Baptist Church
Mt. Gilead, NC
Time - 11am

May 10, 2007 (Thursday) -  Poetry Tribute
Mentor/ Mentee Ceremony
2007 Spring Mentor Project
Durham Technical Community College
Time - 12pm

May 5 , 2007 (Saturday) - Spoken Word
Gospel Youth Explosion
Deliverance Temple
708 Kent St., Durham, NC
Time - 12pm (For info call: 252-724-8182)

April 28 , 2007 (Sunday) - Spoken Word
Youth March (Anti- Drugs, Violence, etc.)
Gods's Chosen Generation - sponsor
Chavez Park, Raleigh, NC
Time - 8:00am

April 8 , 2007 (Sunday) - Radio Interview
Topic - Recap of "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
"Connections" with Val Atkinson (host)
Foxy 107/ 104FM
Time - 10am

April 7 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Host
3rd Annual "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
Hayti Heritage Center, Durham NC
Tickets: $10

Time - 1pm - 4pm (Doors open at 12:30pm)

March 18 , 2007 (Sunday) -  Spoken word
3rd Annual "Ministry of the Arts Day"
New Destiny Christian Fellowship (host)
Edison Johnson Gymnasium, Durham, NC
Time - 5pm

March 17 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Speaking Engagment
"Discoverying your Purpose & Destiny" - teen seminar
Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church, Durham
Free Seminars for all ages ( 308-4071 for info)
Time - 8am

March 16 , 2007 (Friday) -  Speaking Engagment
"There's HOPE" - theme
Abundant Hope Family Lock-in
Metro Sports Athletic Club, 501 Douglas St., Durham, NC
Time - 6:30pm (CANCELLED)

March 11 , 2007 (Sunday) -  Radio Interview
Topic - "Aspiring Writers Info Session"
"Connections" with Val Atkinson (host)
Foxy 107/ 104FM
Time - 10am

March 10 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
Musical Program
Clayton Interstate Ministries Clayton, NC
(Pastor Jenkins of "Spiritual Awakening")
Time - 5pm

March 3 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
Rainbow Tea
NC Miracle Revival Center Church (host)
Angier, NC
Time - 7pm

March 2 , 2007 (Friday) -  Spoken word
Soulful Fridays (with Michael Reese)
Raleigh Event Center,
Six Forks/Newton Rd, Raleigh, NC
Time - 6:30pm - 10pm ($10/ $15 after 7:30pm)

February 24 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
"Hype Night" (artists, musicians, etc.)
Next Level Christian Church
2222 W. Florida St., Greensboro, NC

Time - 5:00pm (Contact (919) 258-6118 for details)

February 9 , 2007 (Friday) -  Spoken word
Abstinence Crusade
Upper Room Church of God in Christ
Raleigh, NC

Time - 7:30pm

February 3 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
NPower Gospel Television (live taping)
Greater Cary Christian Fellowship, Raleigh NC
(Airing - UPN Channel 22, South Carolina Channel 36, Atlanta Channel 57)

Time - Taping at Noon

January 20 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Book Vendor
Health Fair
Abundant Life COGIC, Raleigh, NC
Time: 10am - 3pm

January 13 , 2007 (Saturday) -  Spoken word
Musical Program
Ekkelisa Watering Ministeries Worldwide Smithfield, NC
Time: 6:00pm

January 9 , 2007 (Tuesday) -  Spoken word
"A Real Man" - poem from Words of Essence
Orange Co. Prison
Time: 7:30pm

 

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2006 EVENTS

December 29, 2006 (Friday) -  Spoken Word performance
"Hair & Fashion Show Extravagance '06"
Wilson Ballroom (Wilmington, NC)
For info & tickets: Shelley Sowers - 864-978-4323

Time - 8pm - 11pm

December 14, 2006 (Thursday) -  Speaking Engagement
"2nd Annual Youth For Change Summit"
(Promoting Abstinence until Marriage, Anti-Drug/ Alcohol & Anti-Gang/Violence - Middle and High School Students)
M.C. Benton Convention and Civic Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Time - 9am - 3pm (For info: Otis - C4C@nc.rr.com)

December 10, 2006 (Sunday) -  Special Poetry Tribute
Wedding Ceremony - "Sandy and Willie"
South Florida
Time - 3pm

November 19, 2006 (Sunday) -  Spoken Word performance
Cermonies in Dark Old Men - play
Kennedy Theatre (BTI Center)
Downtown Raleigh, NC

Time - 2:30pm

 

November 18, 2006 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word performance
Cermonies in Dark Old Men - play
Kennedy Theatre (BTI Center)
Downtown Raleigh, NC

Time - 7:30pm

November 17, 2006 (Friday) -  Speaking Engagement
Women's Day ALL Night Happiness Celebration
Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church
1500 South Roxboro St., Durham NC

Time - 9pm - 4:30am

November 4, 2006 (Saturday) -  Keynote Speaker
YouthBuild Empowerment Conference
Holy Temple Church of God
228 Motgomery Heights Rd., Selma NC

Time - 9am - Noon

October 27, 2006 (Friday) -  Host
Gospel Showcase & Talent Show 2006
Durham Armory (Downtown)
- Durham, NC
Time - 7pm - 11pm

October 22, 2006 (Sunday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
"Expressions"- theme
Governors Inn
- Research Triangle Park, NC
Time - 5pm ($35, $40 after Oct 6th)

October 14, 2006 (Saturday) -  Speaking Engagement
"Single & Saved" - theme
Mount Zion Church
- Smithfield, NC
Time - 10am - 2pm

October 7, 2006 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
Virtuous Women's Fall Conference 2006
Living Waters Christian Community Church - Durham, NC
(For ticket info:  919-423-5404)

Time - 4pm - 8:30pm

October 1, 2006 (Sunday) -  Speaking Engagement
Mr. & Miss Teen Essence (Youth Development program)
Sponsor - Noire Productions, Inc.
Knightdale Library, Knightdale, NC
Time - 3pm

September 30, 2006 (Saturday) -  Speaking Engagement
Praize in the Park
J' Ashley Square, Wendell, NC
Time - 12pm - 4:30pm

September 24 , 2006 (Sunday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
Gospel Explosion Service
New Aggressive Church of Deliverance, Inc.,

1100 Holloway Street, Durham, NC
Time - 4pm

September 24 , 2006 (Sunday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
"100 Men in Black" - Sunday morning service
Request - "A Real Man" poem from Words of Essence

Mt. Zoar Baptist Church - Durham, NC
Time - 11am

September 15, 2006 (Friday) - Spoken Word Engagement
Youth Explosion Service
First Baptist Church

Fuquay-Varina, NC
Time - 7pm

August 26, 2006 (Saturday) - Speaking Engagement
"Woman to Woman" seminar
NC State University

For info: Contact Devin - trinityconsultservices@yahoo.com
Time - 9am - Noon

August 25, 2006 (Friday) -  Spoken Word
Psalms of the Soul
NC Central University (Student Union)
- Durham, NC
Time - 8:30pm - 10:30pm

August 12, 2006 (Saturday) -  Host
"Business Men & Women Expo 2006"
Durham Arts Council
- Durham, NC
Time: 1pm -5pm ($20 Ticket Registration)

August 1, 2006 (Tuesday) -  Interview
WOOW JOY 1340AM - Bro. Reggie
Interview - "Business Men & Women Expo"
- Greenville, NC
Time - 3:30pm - 4:15PM

August 1, 2006 (Tuesday) -  Interview
WCLY 1550AM/ Curtis Media Group - Shelia Wilson
Interview - "Business Men & Women Expo"
- Raleigh, NC
Time: 9am - 10am

July 22, 2006 (Saturday) -  Speaking Engagement
The Cheston's Family Reunion
Royal Banquet - Entertainment
- Raleigh, NC
Time - 7pm

July 20, 2006 (Thursday) -  Interview - taping
WB 22 - Armunda Hancock's Gospel Show
Interview - "Words of Essence/ Business Expo"

TV Broadcast:  Friday morning at 5am
Date - 8/4/06

July 18, 2006 (Tuesday) -  Poetry reading
"Chains" (poem from Words of Essence)
Orange County Prison
- Hillsborough, NC
Time - 7:30pm

July 16, 2006 -  Interview
Gospel Morning Joy - WSHA 88.9FM
6am-12noon Sundays (Hosted by Ken Hinton)
Interview - "Words of Essence"
Time - 8:40am - 8:55am

July 15, 2006 (Saturday) -  Spoken word engagement
"2006 Princess Pageant"
Vision Christian Center Foundation Inc. (sponsor)

Mt. Zoar Missionary Baptist Church - Durham, NC
Time - 5pm

July 15, 2006 (Saturday) -  Special Poetry Tribute
Suzanne's 40th Birthday ("40 and Proud"- poem)
Glen Eden Community Center
- Raleigh, NC
Time - 3pm

July 8, 2006 (Saturday) -  Poetry reading
McCullers Family Reunion
Pine Acres Community Center
- Fuquay-Varina, NC
Time - 2pm

July 1, 2006 (Saturday) -  Book signing
Faith-Based Arts Conference (June 30th - July 2nd)
"Debut Gala" - New Christian authors (Black Tie Affair)

Sheraton Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC
Time - 8pm  (For info:  www.fbfictionlovers.com)

June 30, 2006 (Friday) -  Spoken word engagement
"Psalms of the Soul" (Poetry Night)
Ideals Coffee House
- Research Triangle Park, NC
Time - 8pm

June 25, 2006 (Sunday) - Interview
"Words of Essence" interview
WNCU 90.7FM "Gospel Connections" with Carolyn Pettiford-Ryals

(919) 560-9628, www.WNCU.org
Time - 9am-10am                                                            
(RESCHEDULED from May 28, 2006 to June 25, 2006)

June 22, 2006 (Thursday) -  Book signing
Hair, Mind and Sole Barbershoppe
(Charity Art Benefit - Sickle Cell Foundation)

Emporium Plaza, Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC
Time - 6pm-9 pm

June 19, 2006 (Monday) -  Interview
Words of Essence Interview - "Business Expo 2006"
WOOW Joy 1340AM

Greenville, NC
Time -3pm

June 19, 2006 (Monday) -  Speaking Engagement
"Sexual Abstinence" presentation
Footprints Teen Center

495 Main St, Aurora, NC
Time -11am

June 10, 2006 (Saturday) -  Panelist
Rap Session ("Youth Empowerment" Conference)
Shabach Powerhouse of Deliverance
- Millville, New Jersey
Time - 8 pm

June 9, 2006 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
"Youth Empowerment" Conference
Shabach Powerhouse of Deliverance
- Millville, New Jersey
Time - 7:30pm

June 5, 2006 (Monday) -  Spoken Word Engagement
7th Grade Poetry Cafe
Dillard Middle School
- Goldsboro, NC
Time - 11am  (CANCELLED)

June 3, 2006 (Saturday) -  Spoken Word engagement
Graduation Cookout
1817 E. Greer St.
- Durham, NC
Time - 6pm

May 28, 2006 (Sunday) - Interview
"Words of Essence" interview
WNCU 90.7FM "Gospel Connections" with Carolyn Pettiford-Ryals

(919) 560-9628, www.WNCU.org
Time - 9am-10am                                                            
(RESCHEDULED on May 25, 2006 to June 25, 2006)

April 26, 2006 (Wednesday) - Spoken Word
Christian Fellowship Organization Awards Celebration
St. Augustine College

Raleigh, NC
Time - 7pm - 9pm

April 26, 2006 (Wednesday) - Speaker
"Job Readiness Workshop"
W. D. Hill Recreation Center

Fayetteville St., Durham, NC
Time - 9am - Noon

April 22, 2006 (Saturday) - Host
"Aspiring Writers Info Session '2006"
Hayti Heritage Center

Fayetteville St., Durham, NC
Time - 1pm - 4pm

April 20, 2006 (Thursday) - Representative
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Anniversary
Speaking on behalf of Durham Technical Community College

Carolina Theatre, Durham, NC
Time - 11am - 2pm

April 9, 2006 (Sunday) - Special Tribute
"Home-going Service" - Vernice Robinson (grandma)
First Baptist Church
- Fuquay-Varina, NC
Time - 3pm

April 8, 2006 (Saturday) - Interview
"Words of Essence" interview
Cable 8, "Gospel on the Road TV Ministry"
Durham, NC (Airs April 19th, 9pm)
Time - 2pm (taping)

March 29, 2006 (Wednesday) - Spoken word
"Going to Another Level" - Collegiate Conference
NC Central University - Student Union

Durham, NC
Time - 7pm

March 24, 2006 (Friday) - Spoken Word
"Friday Night L.I.T.E." (youth conference)
St. Paul AME Church

101 Merrit Mill Rd, Chapel Hill
Time - 7pm (For Info: Chalice Overy, ceo2@duke.edu)

March 15, 2006 (Wednesday) - Interview
JOY WOOW 1340 AM
Live Interview - "Words of Essence"

Greenville, NC
Time - 8am - 9am

March 15, 2006 (Wednesday) - Interview
 Cable 7 (The Minority Voice)
Interview - "Words of Essence"

Greenville, NC (Airs - 3/29/06 at 9:30pm)
Time - 12:30pm

February 18, 2006 (Saturday) - Spoken word
"A Night of Love"  - Scholarship Fundraiser
St. Augustine College, Raleigh, NC

$20 - Couples, $15 - Singles
Time - 6:00-10pm (Call 919-516-4364 for more info)

February 17, 2006 (Friday) - Spoken word/ Book-signing
"Founder's Day" program
CHUMS, Inc. - sponsor

Danville, Virginia
Time -  6pm-8pm

February 11, 2006 (Saturday) - Speaking Engagement
"What Love is This"  - Valentine's Day Fundraising Gala
Rebirth Deliverance Ministries

Ezra Conference Center, Raleigh, NC
Time -  7:00pm (Formal event: $50 - Couple, $30 - Singles)

January 20, 2006 (Friday) - Spoken word
"Poetry Open Mic"
Mendenhall Student Center (East Carolina University)

Greenville, NC
Time -  7:00pm

January 13, 2006 (Friday) - Spoken word tribute
21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony
Durham Technical Community College
Speaker: Dr. Leroy Walker, Chancellor Emeritus, NCCU
Time -  11am-1pm

January 10, 2006 (Tuesday) - Spoken Word Tribute
Orange County Prison
Hillsborough, NC
Time -  7:30pm

January 7, 2006 (Saturday) - Speaking Engagement
Sexual Abstinence Seminar
Temple of Praise Church

Kenly, NC
Time -  3pm

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2005 EVENTS

December 30, 2005 (Friday) - Spoken word
"Teen Turn Around" - youth event
Koinonia Christian Center Church

Greenville, NC
Time -  7:00pm

December 18, 2005 (Sunday) - Spoken word
Christmas - theme
New Destiny Christian Fellowship

Cary, NC
Time -  7:30pm

December 10, 2005 (Saturday) - Spoken word
"Father/ Son, Mother/ Daughter Banquet"
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church

Hillsborough, NC
Time -  6pm

December 2, 2005 (Friday) - Spoken word
"Friday Night Live"
Grace Church

Durham, NC
Time -  9:00pm

November 22, 2005 (Tuesday) - Spoken word
"Thanksgiving tribute"
Orange County Prison

Hillsborough, NC
Time -  7:30pm

November 18, 2005 (Friday) - Spoken word
"My Harvest is Right" - theme
New Destiny Christian Fellowship

Cary, NC
Time -  7:30pm

November 16, 2005 (Wednesday) - Speaking engagement
"Seven Lies About Sex outside of marriage" - message
Newsome Dorm, Shaw University
Raleigh, NC
Time -  9pm

November 12, 2005 (Saturday) - Poetry Tribute
"Wanda Lee's House Warming," Selma NC
(Delicious food & entertainment - all are welcome)
Contact Wanda Lee (919-605-1257) for info
Time -  Noon - 4pm

November 10, 2005 (Thursday) - Interview
"Words of Essence Interview" with Bobby Parker
St. Augustine College, WAUG 750AM
Raleigh, NC
Time -  4:30-6:00pm

November 4, 2005 (Friday) - Speaking engagement
Speaking to different classrooms
Dillard Middle School

Goldsboro, NC
Time -  8am - until

October 30th (Sunday) - interview
"Words of Essence Interview" with J. L. McCullers
St. Augustine College, WAUG 750AM
Raleigh, NC
Time -  8am - 9am

October 29, 2005 (Saturday) - panelist
"Strong Sista" (girl talk/ workshop)
NC Miracle Revival Center - sponsor
Fuquary-Varina Community Center
Time -  Noon - 3pm

October 28th (Friday) - spoken word
Union Conference (Youth Praise Night)
Cape Fear A Conference Building

Erwin, NC
Time -  6:30pm

October 16, 2005 (Sunday) - spoken word
"Youth Sunday Service"
Saint Peters Church of Christ Disciples of Christ

Massey Street, Smithfield, NC
Time -  11am service

October 15, 2005 (Saturday) - spoken word
"Expressions" - Formal Single's event ($20)
New Destiny Christian Fellowship Church

Cary, NC
Time -  6:30pm

October 14, 2005 (Friday) - spoken word
"LKC Retreat" (Ladies of the King's Court) - teens
Upper Room Church - sponsor

Raleigh, NC
Time -  6:30pm

October 7, 2005 (Friday) - panelist
"Durham Tech Writes"
(Panel discussion on publishing/ writing)

Durham Technical Community College, Phillips 309
Time -  11:30am - 12:30pm

September 18, 2005 (Sunday)- Spoken word tribute
Pastor Patrick L. Wooden's Anniversary
Upper Room Church of God in Christ

Raleigh, NC
Time -  11am service

September 17, 2005 (Saturday)- Speaking engagement
"Youth Judah Jam"
Victory In Christ Ministries, Inc.

Durham N.C.
Time -  7:30pm

September 15, 2005 (Thursday)- Spoken Word performance
"Senior Citizens Appreciation"
The Forrest at Duke University

Time -  11:30am - 1pm

September 9, 2005 (Friday)- Speaking engagement
"Back II School Jamboree"
Holly Springs United Church of Christ.

116 Third Street, Holly Springs N.C.
Time -  7:00pm

August 28, 2005 (Sunday morning)- Speaking Engagement
Interstate Ministries
Wilson Mills Middle School

www.InterstateMinistriesInc.org (for information)
Time -  9:00am Youth Service

August 13, 2005 (Saturday)- Spoken word tribute
Bishop Shirrell D. Robinson's Appreciation Service
NC Miracle Revival Center Church

Location - Senior Citizen's Building, Angier NC
Time -  6pm

August 6, 2005 (Saturday)- Speaking Engagement
V.G.O. Seminar '05 (Virtuous Girls Only)
Fuquay Varina Community Center

820 S. Main Street, Fuquay Varina NC 27526
Time - 9:30am - 2pm

July 22nd - 23rd (Friday and Saturday)
"Strong Sister Fellowship"
Ministering through spoken word and open discussions:
Finding our identity in Christ, Purity and Virtue, etc.
(Sponsor - Takeiah Robinson, 557-3730, Fuquay Varina, NC)

July 11, 2005 (Monday)- Speaking Engagement
Upper Room Church of God in Christ
Raleigh, NC
Impacting our Generation Youth Conference '05
Topic: "Using our athletic abilities for Christ" (Day speaker)

June 27, 2005 (Monday)- Speaking Engagement
Durham Technical Community College
Topic: "How I started my business"
Continuing Education Building, Room 611
9am - 10am

June 26, 2005 (Sunday)
Summerville Miracle Revival Center Church
Summerville, South Carolina
Spoken word performance and  book-signing
11am - 2:30pm service

June 22, 2005 (Tuesday) - 9am-10am
WCLY 1550AM                
Hosted by Shelia Wilson and Thomas Hill
Interview featuring Lawanda Lee (Words of Essence)
 

June 18, 2005 (Saturday)- "Youth Revive in 'O5"
New Life Community Church (youth service)
Fuquay-Varina, NC
Spoken word performance
6:30pm - 9:30pm

June 9, 2005 (Thursday) - NC Central University
The Dent Building - New Dimensions of Learning
Speaking Engagement
12noon - 1pm

June 5, 2005 - Gospel Morning Joy
88.9FM Hosted by Ken Hinton
6am-12noon Sundays
Campaign Funding Drive 
Between 8:30am - 9:30am

June 3, 2005 (Friday) - "The Michael Reese Show"
Late Night show hosted by Michael Reese
Interview and spoken word performance - Lawanda Lee
Taping between 9pm - 10:30pm  
 

May 30, 2005 (Monday) - 11am-1pm
Young Adult Conference & Open Forum                
(Lawanda Lee - 1 of 4 panelists)
     
Mitchener Memorial Baptist Church
911 Blount St.
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 989-6426

May 29, 2005 (Sunday) - 11am
Baccalaureate Service (high-school and college graduates)

Lawanda Lee - guest speaker
"Celebrating the present, while pressing towards your future" - message
First Baptist Church
Norwood, NC 28128 (outside of Charlotte)

May 15, 2005 - Gospel Morning Joy
88.9FM Hosted by Ken Hinton
6am-12noon Sundays
Interview featuring Lawanda Lee (Words of Essence)
Between 8am - 10am

May 14, 2005 - Doors open at 10:00am
Silent Auction & Brunch Featuring Dr. Dennis Kimbro
(Author of "Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice")      
Spoken word selection - Lawanda Le
e                         
Sonya Haynes-Stone Black Cultural Center
UNC-Chapel Hill campus
Ticket price: $35
(EVENT - Cancelled on May 11th)

April 29, 2005 - Noon
Speaking Engagement
Shaw University
Estey Hall Auditorium
118 East South Street
Raleigh, NC

April 23, 2005 - Noon-2pm
The Aspiring Writers Info Session
 & Book Release Celebration for Lawanda Lee

Hayti Heritage Center
804 Old Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27701
919-683-1709 ext. 32

 

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10TH ANNUAL

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OCTOBER 23, 2015
(Friday night)

Civic Center (Durham Armory)
(Downtown by the Marriott)
(220 Foster St., Durham, NC)

7:30pm - 10:30pm
(Doors open at 7pm)

TICKETS: $10

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