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THE RICHEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
On Christmas Day 2020, Angela released her children's book as a videobook, about the indwelling nature of friendship. When a sage old man arrives in an enchanting village, he changes the life of a little girl forever, who changes his right back. Featuring over a hundred color illustrations, and underscored with music by composer Chris Hardin, THE RICHEST GIRL IN THE WORLD sets the stage for an idyllic and timeless story, where gratitude, compassion, and being present are everyday virtues.  It's KidLit for a risen consciousness.  And with humorous references to Van Gogh, Banksy, and Munch, THE RICHEST GIRL IN THE WORLD is for kids ages 8 to 108!   WATCH HERE 
DIGI-FEST TEMECULA 2021,  BUDDHA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, INDO GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Speaking of THE RICHEST GIRL IN THE WORLD, both she and Angela's docu-short SIX MURALS, about the Black Lives Matter multi-street mural installation event in Kansas City, were Official Selections at DigiFest Temecula 2021. Additionally, THE RICHEST GIRL took home two awards: The People's Choice in the category of Multi-Media, and an Honorary Mention from the judges.  THE RICHEST GIRL IN THE WORLD has also snagged the Best Multimedia Film Award from the Buddha International Film Festival 2021, and the Indo Global International Film Festival 2022.
"RHYTHM & REVEAL" AT THE BUTTONWOOD ART SPACE
From July 1 - September 22, 2022 two of Angela's alcohol ink paintings will be part of a group gallery exhibit in Midtown KC, at the esteemed Buttonwood Art Space. "Rhythm and Reveal," is an art benefit for Reconciliation Services (RS). For 30 years, RS has worked to level the playing field for neighbors who have faced social, racial, and economic discrimination and disinvestment. RS addresses community needs for affordable food access; a safe place to gather to combat social isolation and increase community engagement; and increased access to social and mental health services that lead to improved health and self-sufficiency. 50% of each artwork sold will go to RS with the remaining 50% going directly to artists.
"SHORT STORIES" FROM THE METROPOLITAN MASTER CHORALE

On June 30, 2021, a virtual concert from the Los Angeles-based 60-voiced Metropolitan Master Chorale entitled "Short Stories" premiered on Facebook Live. The entire concert was designed around several of Angela's 100-word stories from her collection ALEATORY ON THE RADIO, conceived, developed, and produced by the Chorale's director, Glenn Carlos, in the midst of the pandemic, with everyone involved delivering their performance from their quarantined homes.  TUNE IN HERE

BRILLIANT CORNERS: A JOURNAL OF JAZZ & LITERATURE

For the Summer 2021 issue of this esteemed print journal out of Pennsylvania, Angela was interviewed by Brilliant Corners editor Sascha Feinstein about life as an artist, and one of her alcohol ink art pieces landed the issue's cover.  To get your copy of this very fine journal, ORDER HERE

 
CREATING FROM THE ASHES

Angela was one of eight writers invited to contribute an essay and an interview to the new vMuseum project from Echoes Media, called "Creating from the Ashes," on the challenges of being a creative during times of great upheaval, which 2020 gave us. The vMuseum is the brainchild of recent Harvard grad and mover/shaker Janelle Gray.  READ HERE or WATCH HERE

SUNDAY JAZZ @ THE WARWICK

And lastly, nearly a year ago Angela was tasked with launching a Sunday evening music series at the Warwick Theatre in Kansas City (home of Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, with whom Angela has a personal and professional affiliation), yet as new as she still was in town she brought on board her friend, KC saxophonist David Valdez, to curate a jazz series. It's been going since August of 2021. Every 1st & 3rd Sunday is a classic jam session, hosted by Stephen Martin, which draws gifted musicians from all over greater Kansas City, with the 2nd & 4th Sundays filling out the series with established ensembles and featured acts.  For ongoing information, always check in on WARWICK's FACEBOOK PAGE

And as Angela always likes to urge:

create  –  even if you’re not an artist

support artists  –  especially the independents

live well  –  doesn’t take money to do it

and be whole