Sunstar Festival

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Kelly Strayhorn Theater says
Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents the return of SUNSTAR, a three-day festival celebrating the creative contributions of women in the arts, entrepreneurship and community. More than a concert series, the festival hosts performances, talks, workshops, parties and more, serving as a visionary convening of inspiring women from across disciplines and fields.

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http://kelly-strayhorn.org/events/sunstar-festival-2016/

SUNSTAR FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

SUNSTAR Speakers,
featuring visionary women leaders, including:
• Amy Novak, Partner Operations Lead at Google
• Ayana Ledford, Founding Executive Director of PROGRESS
• Sage Crump, Program Manager at the National Performance Network, New Orleans

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SUNSTAR Projects
• Bekezela Mguni, Launching her Black Unicorn Reading Room, a pop-up library of Black women’s literature, as part of a month-long residency at KST
• Joy KMT, Introducing an alternative currency and market place
• Aria Lynn Copeland, Debuting her streaming talk show centered on the experiences of Black trans women

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SUNSTAR Concert
• Be Steadwell (Washington D.C.) – Singer/songwriter whose loop pedal vocal layering and beat boxing generate songs with roots in jazz vocals, acapella and folk
• Christiane D. – Fusing visual, spoken, performance and visual arts into a compendium of sounds, forms, shapes and words
• Jacquea Mae – Singer, actress & creative artist that delivers her powerful, soulful and from-the-gut performances
• Anqwenique Wingfield – Extraordinary vocals from a versatile artist who glides from operatic, classical, jazz and soul

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The night wraps up with "Thundercunts DJ / VJ crew Julie Malice, Nina Barbuto & DJ Ratchet Ivy League."
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By: Kelly Strayhorn Theater

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