Cynthia Mewborn writes about her homeless opera coming soon to Washington, D.C.
Content categorized as Music
Two members of Denver-based hip-hop group the Flobots open up to Denver Voice vendor Michael Burkley about their new album, the Black Lives Matter movement, homelessness, and water balloon fights.
A moving poem about how hip-hip affects the political climate.
On his new album, after years of work, Street Sense vendor Ron Dudley details his experiences with homelessness, loss and faith.
Dudley, aka Pookanu, is a musician on a spiritual mission — a mission to make sense of life, God, and fatherhood. It’s a lot to examine when you consider he’s relentlessly working to not only provide for his family but also find permanent housing.
Street Sense vendor Barbara Pollard is a woman of many talents. She loves art and hopes to inspirer others with her work.
A story about happy hippie monkeys.
Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.
Vendor and artist Scott Lovell shares his thoughts on the African American Museum of History and Culture.
Don Gardner, a nonprofit founder and former Street Sense vendor, organized a six-hour gathering in Franklin Square Park that included music, prayer, children’s entertainment and food and clothing donations.
The September 3 “From Prison to Stage” performance, produced by Safe Streets Art Foundation as part of the Page-to-Stage New Play Festival, featured the work of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated artists at the Kennedy Center. The show included film footage from Nazi Germany, dramatic readings of prisoners’ poetry, jazz accompaniment, and live painting.
A Q&A with Chuck D, Tom Morello and DJ Lord of Prophets of Rage. The combination of established revolutionary musicians has put special focus on poverty in their Make America Rage Again tour, which kicked off in Fairfax, Virginia.
Street Sense Intern Katlyn Alapati talks with members of Chuck Brown’s band on a day celebrating the Godfather of Go-Go
Volunteer William Mack shares his thoughts on Labelle’s show at the Strathmore Music Center
Chris Shaw recalls his time in a blues band.
George and Ethel McCoy, as seen at the first National Folk and Blues Festival, Wolf Trap, Vienna VA.
A creative piece by Street Sense Artist Chris Shaw.
Chuck Brown brought Washington D.C. its very own style of music. He helped anybody, nobody, everybody, somebody.
The second part of an essay about Hip Hop and the Bling Era.