In Her Name: the Legacy of J.J. Reneaux Concert


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A concert to benefit the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist & Mentorship Grants (administered by the National Storytelling Network).

Featuring performances by past grant recipients!

Eva Abram–2022 Emerging Artist
A traditional storyteller, actress, and professional speaker, Eva uses the power of storytelling to build bridges to connect people with their humanity. Her graceful style captivates audiences of all ages.
https://www.rainwaterstorytelling.com/

April Armstrong—2020 Emerging Artist
A singer, actress, and storyteller, April performed Stories and Songs with a Jazzy Twist with her jazz trio at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem!
https://www.aprilarmstrong.com/

Cooper Braun-Enos—2018 Emerging Artist
Raised by granola eating coyotes in Colorado, Cooper reminds us that fairy tales were never just for children. He co-produces Stories with Spirit, a leading virtual storytelling program!
https://www.cooperbraun.com/

Baeletsi Tsatsi—2018 Emerging Artist
Based in Johannesburg, Baeletsi was a Storyteller-in-Residence at Play Africa, southern Africa’s pioneering children’s museum, and worked with Nal’ibali, a national campaign to spark children’s potential through storytelling!
https://www.instagram.com/baeletsitsatsi/?hl=en

Sufian Zhemukhov—2020 Emerging Artist
Dubbed by NPR “From Russia Without Love,” Sufian’s stories are based on his personal experience as a first-generation immigrant and political analyst, which might be funnier than it sounds!
http://www.sufianz.com/

And emceed by Regi Carpenter.

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