Oct 18, 2006– After singing about her for a year, on October 11 the Brooklyn Women’s chorus finally met Rebecca Lolosoli. The story of Lolosoli’s Umoja village in Kenya had inspired director Bev Grant to write the song, “Where Women Rule.” Wearing an elaborate bead collar and traditional robes, Lolosoli listened with tears in her
July 19, 2006 – Bev Grant, director of the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus, has been selected to receive an HONORARY BAXten ARTS AND ARTISTS IN PROGRESS AWARD. These awards, now in their sixth year, have been designed to honor individuals in the arts who have revealed and transformed our creative world. By instigating and enduring change
February 28, 2006 – Bev Grant has written a new song that the chorus is singing called “Where Women Rule” about a women’s village in Kenya founded by Rebecca Lolosoli. The villlage of Umoja, founded by Rebecca Lolosoli, is part of an Indigenous Women’s Network founded by MADRE: a Women’s Human Rights Organization. If you
Hey everyone – just a reminder to come to rehearsal early on Tuesday (like 7 pm would be ideal). We will do a very short warmup and then launch into rehearsal. We will be rehearsing standing up, for the most part, except for those of you who can’t, so we don’t need all the chairs
Sat., October 22, Brooklyn Peace Fair at the Brooklyn YWCA, Atlantic and Third Avenues – sometime during the day (it happens between 11 am and 5 pm) – not sure whe we go on, since they haven’t gotten back to me.