- Event design
and planning time.
- Travel and
coordination of equipment needed.
venue, and number of actual presentations.
- Artist's per
diem or availability of appropriate meals.
fee, including transportation, meals and lodging. (if accompanist is
required by format of event)
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has been called “absolutely miraculous... a group leader / motivator /
spirit-uplifter / singer / storyteller / artist extraordinaire....”
(Leadership America) She tells
personal tales of celebration and loss, seasoning them with music on bass, djembe, guitar, and banjo. Larke performs art
for social change with humor, lyrical percussion, traditional
wit and wisdom, and contemporary irreverence.
Conferences and Workshops have included, The Kellogg Foundation's
MIRA Project, The Mary Reynolds
Babcock Foundation's Annual Gathering,
The Bell Foundation's After School Program,
The United Methodists Women's National Seminars,
Carpetbag Theatre's Summer Institute for Adult
Learners, The North Carolina Teaching Fellows
Annual Conferences, and
Leadership America's National Seminars.
Venues have included, William
Patterson University in NJ, Riverside Church in NY, Guilford
College in NC, Broadway Presbyterian Church in NY, Florida Southern
College in FL, Kennedy Center in DC, and numerous music festivals
throughout the Southeast and California.
have included “Page to Stage,”
a literacy exercise taking text from literature and staging it for
classroom performance; “Creative Writing
for Performance,” which
includes an oral history collecting workshop; “Blendz,”
a guided improvisational session for serious musicians.
included “Palaver” a
humorous musical discourse on human nature; “Voices
in the Treetops” real life stories of Gulf Coast
region Native and African American history and culture; and “Stories
from the Road Less Traveled” tales of survival,
ingenuity and compassion.
Fees are based on the number
of days required to prepare and execute each event. Length of
presentations range from one single engagement to six-week residencies,
either exclusively in-house or with selected community outreach.
Booking or Program Design and
Development inquiries, Contact: Paula Larke
Telephone: (404) 492-1946
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