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Appearances - Words of Essence

2020 Engagement

January 15, 2020 (Monday) – Poetic Prayer
“Martin Luther King, Jr. Service””

Northern Granville Middle School Auditorium
3144 Webb School Rd.
Oxford, NC 27565

5pm-7pm

Free & Open to the Public


2019 Engagements

October 20, 2019 (Sunday) – Host
“14th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center)
220 Foster St.
Durham, NC 27701

5:00pm-8:00pm (Doors open at 4pm)

$20 (2 for $20 before 10/1/2019)


June 15, 2019 (Saturday) – Spoken Word
“The Little Miss and Mister Pageant”

“Honoring 16 Youth”

Washington Elementary School Shelby, NC Free 6pm – 8pm


May 4, 2019 (Saturday) – Emcee
“A Night of Elegance”

“Honoring 16 Youth”

CrossRoads Event Center Henderson, NC 27577 Free 4pm – 6pm


February 16, 2019 (Saturday) – Spoken Word
“A Caribbean Night Out”

2224 Sunnybrook Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27610

$40 Couples/ $20 Singles 5pm – 9pm

2018 Engagements

December 15, 2018 (Saturday) – Spoken Word
“Holiday Market Expo 2018”

2224 Sunnybrook Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27610

7:30pm-10:30pm

Free


October 6, 2018 (Friday) – Host
“13th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center) 220 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701

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

$20 (2 for $20 before 9/5/18)


January 15, 2018 (Monday) – Introduce Speaker
“Martin Luther King, Jr. Service”

Key Note Speaker – Lamont Ruffin
(over all US Marshall Operations in D.C.)

Northern Granville Middle School Auditorium 3144 Webb School Rd.

Oxford, NC 27565
5pm-7pm

Free & Open to the Public


2017 Engagements

October 28, 2017 (Saturday) – Spoken Word
“Masquerading The Runway” Charity Event

Perfecting Talent Academy

1755 The Exchange Ste 130

Atlanta, GA 30339 4pm

$10 Donation


October 7, 2017 (Saturday) – Spoken Word “Be A Voice For Children” Fundraiser Luncheon First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church

1515 Crosslink Raleigh, NC Noon

$25 Donation


October 6, 2017 (Friday) – Host “12th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center) 220 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701

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

$15 (2 for $15 before 9/5/17)


October 6, 2017 (Friday) – Host “12th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center) 220 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701

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

$15 (2 for $15 before 9/5/17)


September 8, 2017 (Friday) – Presenter
“Agape Theater Project Funderaising Showcase”

Durham Arts Coucil 120 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701

7:30pm-10:00pm

$25 ($20 in advance)

www.AgapeTheatreProject.com


July 29, 2017 (Saturday) – Poem Tribute

“Sweet & Sixty” – Birthday Tribute

Marriott by the Courtyard Gastonia, NC

4pm – 9pm


July 24, 2017 (Monday) – Speech

Video: “Demonstrating Great Sportsmanship”

Girls E.S.T.E.E.M. Summer Camp Florida

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcMfu4B4Kng


July 15, 2017 (Saturday) – Speaker

Life Builder’s Workshop “Crown Maintenance”

Topic: Walking in Confidence Durham Arts Council Durham, NC

10am – 4pm

$25


February 17, 2017 (Friday) – Speaker

“Maximizing Your Potential” (Black History)
Famous/ Successful African-Americans with Disabilities

Senior Citizens Center
Creedmoor, NC
10am

Free event


February 10, 2017 (Friday) – Spoken Word
“The Power of Oneness” Valentine’s event
The Brier Creek Country Club

Raleigh, NC
7pm-11pm

Tickets: $49 per person


January 16, 2017 (Monday) – Co-Emcee
“Lest We Forget: Martin Luther King, Jr. Service”

Northern Granville Middle School Auditorium 3144 Webb School Rd.

Oxford, NC 27565

5pm-7pm

Free & Open to the Public

2016 Engagements

October 29, 2016 (Saturday) – Speaker

“1st Annual Liberian Community Women Empowerment Workshop”

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church 7600 Falls of Neuse Rd

Raleigh, NC 27615

9am-4pm


September 30, 2016 (Friday) – Host

“11th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center) 220 Foster St.

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

$15 (2 for $15 before 9/5/16)


August 20, 2016 (Saturday) – Youth Facilitator/ Counselor

“Self Worth”

Children’s Home (private location)

1pm-3pm


August 14, 2016 (Sunday) – Poem Tribute

“Bishop Robinson’s Appreciation Service”

NC Miracle Revival Center

Pine Acres Community Center

Fuquay Varina, NC
4pm


July 30, 2016 (Saturday) – Youth Facilitator/ Counselor

“Self-Esteem”

Children’s Home (private location)

1pm-3pm


July 16, 2016 (Saturday) – Monologue (Acting)
“The Voice of Charity McCullers” (by David Prince)
Family Reunion

Pine Acres Community Center Fuquay-Varina, NC

1pm – 4pm


May 21, 2016 (Saturday) – Speaker “Pre-Conference Prayer Service”

Women of Triumph Ministries 515 Roosevelt St.

Durham, NC 27707

2pm – 4pm

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2015 Engagements

December 22, 2015 (Tuesday) – TV Interview

“JumpStart Talk Show” W/ Delores McNair
Words of Essence Interview

Ch 18 @ 6pm (Durham)

https://player.vimeo.com/video/148670952 (Follow Link to view)


October 23, 2015 (Friday) – Host

“10th Annual Gospel Showcase & Talent Show”

Durham Armory (Civic Center)
220 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701

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


October 18, 2015 (Sunday) – Award Recipient

“2016 Woman of The Year Award”

Spectacular Magazine Friday Center Chapel Hill, NC

Tickets: $75

2:00pm-8:30pm


October 17, 2015 (Saturday) – Guest Woman of Triumph Ministries

Sharing – “Words of Essence”

Chilli’s (near South Point MAll) Durham, NC Free

3pm – 5pm


September 19, 2015 (Saturday) – Speaking Engagement

“Mommyhood + Life: Where do I fit In?”

(Balancing Life, Exhaling Before Burning Out)

Breath Life Sister Circle – Open discussion for women

South Regional Library

4505 Alston Ave., Durham, NC

10am – Noon
Free event


May 28, 2015 (Thursday) – Radio Interview InFlow Lounge

“Blogtalk Radio Black Satin Radio w/ A-Mos Da Poet”

1-646-478-4196 (call in)

8pm – 10pm


May 16, 2015 (Saturday) – Speaking Engagement

“A Ladies Tea & Book signing”

Grace Ministries International

2pm – 4pm 2608 W. Carver

Durham NC 27705 Noon

$20 – Registration


February 5, 2015 (Thursday) – Honorable Recognition

Recognized amongst the “Africian-American Literary Figures”

Johnston County Heritage Center

305 E. Market Street

Smithfield NC 27577

6:30pm


January 24, 2015 (Saturday) – Special Poem Tribute

“80th Birthday”

Surprise Party: Mamie Sneed Holt Lake Seafood & BBQ

Smithfield NC 27577

3pm – 8p


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

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


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


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)


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

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

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


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


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) -Â 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) -Â Spoken word

Youth Explosion

New Visions United Christian Church

6611 Guess Rd, Durham, NC

Time: 7pm


September 12, 2009 (Saturday) -Â 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

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) -Â Spoken Word

“Fall Unity Service”

Goodson Chapel (Duke Divinity School)

108 Chapel Dr., Durham, NC 27708
Time: 8pm-11pm


November 13, 2008 (Thursday) -Â 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 Cente

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

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 Go

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

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


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

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

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

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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