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.