upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

Cassendre Xavier

Cassendre Xavier
(1) by Kenny Harbin

Cassendre Xavier (LTA '05) is a performing songwriter-guitarist, multi-genre writer, and community cultural arts organizer. Her 7th album Hope was released in 2015, and she is the founder and director of the Black Women's Arts Festival (BWAF, est. 2003), which she produced at The Rotunda most recently in 2015 and 2016. (The 11th BWAF will be at The Rotunda, 4017 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, on Sat-Sun, Sept.30-Oct.1, 2017). 

Cassendre's next musical performance will be at the Lansdowne Farmer's Market, in Lansdowne PA on Saturday June 24th, 10:30am-12:30pm, and her next literary performance/reading will be at a group show curated by Heather Raquel Phillips called I/We In/Out Our/Own, Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Pete Chechia Photography & Art Gallery,733 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, at 6:30pm. For more information, please visit cassEndrExavier.wordpress.com.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

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