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Sharpley’s Retirement Leaves Dance Diaspora’s Future Uncertain

Sharpley’s Retirement Leaves Dance Diaspora’s Future Uncertain

Brendan Eprile, Staff writer
March 3
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Recent Stories

“Black Love: The Incarceration of the Spirit,” Dance Diaspora’s last performance at Oberlin with its original founder, will be held at Warner Main Space today and tomorrow from 8–10 p.m. A semi-professional dance group founded by Africana Studies Artist-in- Residence Adenike Sharpley, Dance Diaspor...

Dance Diaspora Perform to Horace Silver

Dance Diaspora Perform to Horace Silver

Michelle Chu
October 9
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Music, Recent Stories

During Alumni Reunion Weekend, Dance Diaspora performers and jazz musicians showed off their creative skills with their performance of Horace Silver: Song For My Father & Other Matters Pertaining to the Heart. Alumni Kevin Louis, OC ’99, on trumpet, Shea Pierre, OC ’14, on piano, Josh Moton, O...

Oberlin College Launches Crowdfunding Website

Oberlin College Launches Crowdfunding Website

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
October 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Oberlin Annual Fund launched Oberlin’s crowdfunding platform last week, marking the College’s first entry into crowdfunding. The site, still in its pilot launch phase, will feature a changing selection of student and faculty projects each month. Tip Hosack, director of the Oberlin Annu...

‘My Miles’ to Marry Jazz Standards, African-American Dance

Liam McLean, Staff Writer
October 10
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features

Though he says he is no longer religious, trumpet player Kevin Louis, OC ’99, cannot help but liken the upcoming Dance Diaspora concert, “My Miles: My Lullaby in Retrospect,” to the experience of going to church. The New Orleans native, who has produced more than 10 recordings since 1997 and embarked...

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