Deanna Rose was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, where she took singing lessons on world-renowned Music Row. She loves singing folk, country, gospel, jazz, blues, and more! Deanna now lives in the mountains of North Carolina. Deanna Rose is a graduate of Warren Wilson College, where she earned a BA in Gender and Women’s Studies and minor in Anthropology/Sociology. While attending WWC, Deanna participated in the folk choir and college chorale for 4 years. She also participated in the Vagina Monologues for three years and one year she co-directed it with Sally Obremski. Deanna Rose is currently a professional teacher, singer, sound healer, actress, nanny, community organizer and holistic herbalist, certified by the Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine. Through song, nature and ceremony, Deanna Rose aims to bring community together. 🌹For more Details about my Services at deannarose.org
At her core, Mz. imani is a people’s artist, meaning she weaves the line between ritual, performance and facilitation in the authentic expressions of Art in Action. She sings and drums with the spirits and plays for the WErld. Her music and heART are KINnected to the Collective + to nature. Her ways + music are offered as ceremonial invocations and invitations to Help Make The WErld a Better Place To Be, Simply By Showing Up!
Mz. imani has been playing the drum since 1986, when she was inspired by the passion, spirit, and presence of Babatunde Olatunji. Since that time, she has been the vehicle for many women, children + men to find the drummer that lives within their soul. Mz. imani WErks with Olatunji’s language of the drum, as well as West African rhythms. Thru her original music + IMPish nature, she brings a special magic to all who wish to experience the pure joy of allowing their inner spirit to take voice.
Mz. imani resides in Swannanoa, NC and is the curator and land keeper for SoulFire Sanctuary, home to the 18th Peace Chamber, in Joseph Rael’s Lineage. Since 2014 she has been caring for + renovating the Peace Chamber + tending to the land.
Diane Patterson is a powerful eARTh Mama, who builds bridges of friendship and subverts the dominant paradigm with rocking acoustic guitar and ukulele, a mighty pen, and a woman’s voice, since 1989. Patterson weaves her original Mystic Acoustic Americana songs and unifying stories, planting seeds of love and revolution.
“There is so much love to give … and rest, deep rest.” —St Bartholomew, when I asked him through a channel what advice he had for those of us working for peace.