Tag Archives: performance

Connecting to your authentic self

By Francine Holmes and Erica Laguerre For many of us, our lives are, or have become a loop of routines that are being performed daily in a mindless mechanical way, without the inclusion of self-care. This isn’t necessarily purposeful but … Continue reading

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JOLLOF FESTIVAL NYC

  Jollof rice is a common dish in West Africa, with many names and of course many variations on the recipe based on the region. Senegal is said to have actually devised this wonderful staple dish; The name Jollof rice … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

by Francine Holmes To all women around the world, wishing you all a happy mother’s day!

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Yimbégré at BAM

by Francine Holmes A few months ago, a couple of girlfriends and I attended the world premiere of Yimbégré, a wonderful performance conceived by talented African choreographer Souleymane ‘Solo’ Badolo, at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music). The show opened on … Continue reading

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