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Ladysmith Black Mambazo brings African Spirit to America:Portable Village in Song

These eight men comprise a Portable Village. They bring the feeling of the village and the values of the village to the American Stage, so longing as we are and so needing this as we are as a culture. Click here to view and here video on You Tube with Ladysmith Black Mambazo performing. My […]

Portable Village…on the move!

Portable Village is a phrase that came to me in 2002 when I gave a talk at the Writers Center in San Rafael, California, on “Celebrating an African Experience.” Friends from New Mexico, Lake County, and all around came to support me in this event which combined readings, a slide-talk,good food, and a ceremony in […]