Fri-Sun April 12-14, 2019 – Presenting workshop “Coming Out: A Spiritual Practice and Social Action” at the Rocky Mountain Poly Living Conference in Denver, Colorado. http://lovemore.com
Sat June 8, 2019 10:30am-12:30pm. Singing at the Lansdowne Farmers Market http://LansdowneFarmersMarket.com
Sat-Sun September 21-22, 2019 Reading my poetry and singing at the 13th Annual Black Women’s Arts Festival, The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia PA 19104 http://TheRotunda.org
Sat December 21, 2019 – 8pm Co-bill with singer-songwriter Rupert Wates, The Living Room at 35 E, Ardmore PA.
Thurs. June 8, 2017 – 6:30pm (Literary performance/reading): I/We In/Out Our/Own, event curated by Heather Raquel Phillips. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1648133898826943/
Sat. June 24, 2017 – 10:30am-12:30pm – (Performing music) “Community Day” at Lansdowne Farmers Market – Free
Sat. April 29th, 2017 – Go West Craft Fest, right next to, but not quite at the Woodland Cemetery, 40th St. and Woodland Ave, West Philly. I’ll have a better idea of what time I go on but right now I know it’ll be between 12noon and 3pm. I’ll be performing a 45 minute set and there will be a sound system.
Sat. June 25, 2016 – 10:30am-12:30pm – Lansdowne Farmers Market – Free
Musician of the Week
“Market favorite Cassendre Xavier is back for the second time this year, proving that good things just can’t get enough of each other (the LFM of Cassendre and vice versa).” – from their September 17, 2015 “Fresh Picks” newsletter.
Feb. 12 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy, featuring Susan DiPrionio and Aziza Kinteh.
Feb. 13 – Hope CD Release Concert at Tin Angel, featuring:
Feb. 22 – Presented my workshop “Soulmate Attraction for the Rest of Us: Dating & Relationships for the Poly, Recovering, Survivor & Tantric” at the 10th Annual Poly Living Conference in Philadelphia. (It was very successful, and sentimental for me because I love conferences and met my previous partner there at the 7th Annual in 2012!
June 2 – Although technically homeless and staying with family and friends since October 2013 (the death of my partner Tom in March 2013 being a major impetus), I officially enter and become a residence at an emergency shelter for single women in Philadelphia. I am still a resident there at the time of this writing, 5 months later.
June 7 – I sing and play guitar at the wedding of local activist and one of my long-time Philly acquaintances, Nijmie Dzurinko.
June 11 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy, featuring Krista Nelson.
July 9 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy, featuring Natalie C. Felix
July 18 – I sing and play guitar at the Lansdowne Farmer’s Market. It’s my annual and perhaps 4th or 5th appearance.
Sept 10 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy, featuring Josephine Curry. (This would be the last Series at Big Blue Marble as I announce shortly thereafter that the Series is now on hiatus, in part due to my repeated attempts at having curfew extension at the shelter approved.)
Sept 17 – Submitted proposal to the Mt. Airy Learning Tree to present my “Empowering Affirmations Yoga” class in their Winter series.
Sept. 23 – My “Empowering Affirmations Yoga” class begins at Ahimsa House!
Oct. 3 – Attended Philadelphia’s Mind Body Spirit Expo for the first time (in Oaks, PA) and performed free angel readings for people in the eating areas as well as after an angel reading workshop by a featured presenter. Very exciting and rewarding!
Oct. 15 – I sang and played guitar at a private house party for former Editor-in-Chief & Art Director of Philly Weekly
April – I moved to and began interviewing potential co-habitants of an intentional cooperartive wimmin’s household. (Due to its location, and its being empty, the house did not attract the amount of interest in the necessary amount of time for this to become a reality.)
June 24th – My proposal to have The Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Walnut Street West branch was accepted. (However, due to the difficulty of finding featured readers available at that venue’s early hour, the Series was cancelled at that location.)
August – Applied, interviewed, and began working at two independent bookstores, simultaneously.
September 5-7 – Attended and presented workshops at Sisterspace Weekend, in Darlington MD. The workshops were: “Raw Foods for the Rest of Us: How to Eat Better Without Being Perfect”, “Sexual Healing with the Angels”, and “Soulmate Attraction for the Rest of Us: Dating & Relationships for the Poly, Recovering, Survivor & Tantric.” (It was my first time presenting any of those workshops, I had a great time, and received lots of good reviews from the attendees!)
Sept. 11 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in West Mt. Airy, featuring Maleka Fruean and Phoenix Mystique.
Sept. 27 – I sing and play guitar at The Folk Factory, in Mt. Airy. Probably my 6thtime playing that venue since moving to Philly in 1990.
Sept. 28 – Perform spoken word at Queer Memoir comedy event at the William Way LGBT Community Center. You can see my performance on YouTube here:
Oct. 23 – I am the opening act for singer-songwriter-guitarist Dave Nachmanoff, at the Lansdowne Folk Club in Lansdowne PA. There I meet Germany-based singer-songwriter Ann Burghard who takes pictures of me, one of which ends up gracing the cover of my 7th and latest album, Hope (released in February 2015 to good review by Philly Weekly editor Stephen Segal.
Nov. 13 – I hosted the Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy, featuring Victoria Brownworth and Lisa R. Nelson.