Blackbirds Boogie Black Art Salon opens – Nostalgia reigns

Marvin K. White, Rhodessa Jones, Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe share stories and poems from celebrated poet Wayne T. Corbitt and other memories during the opening weekend of Blackbirds Boogie & other gumbo grooves.   Artists, friends,  and community discussed ideas, shared, memories stories, poems and songs over food and Nina Simone. Stories shared from BACCE's Shirley Smallwood, Medea Project's Cassandra... Continue Reading →


Rhodessa Jones Opening Weekend Guest for Blackbirds Boogie!!

The fabulous Rhodessa Jones! Winner of the Mayor's Art Award among many other accolades, founder and leader of the amazing Medea Project, will be our Salon "featured artist" for our tribute to Wayne Corbitt, Blackbirds Boogie & other gumbo grooves. Miss Jones will regale us with stories from the frontlines of the AIDS crisis that... Continue Reading →

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