The Dr. Vibe Show

Though you may know her best as one of the lead vocalists for the award-winning group Sugar Jones, Hamilton native Andrea Henry is more than just an accomplished vocalist. She is a visual artistist, performer, singer, songwriter, model, theatre performer. She is an artist-performer who has been a familiar face in Rock Paper Sistahz over the years appearing in "After All," "Zong," "Only You," and "Wise Women." Her artwork was featured in the art installation "Full" for Rock Paper Sistahz 8. For Summer Works 2009, she worked as a Set/Costume Designer in the play "Keen." Emerging from a hiatus, this multi-faceted artist continues to explore all her artistic avenues. Andrea is of Dominican heritage who was born in Hamilton, Ontario and now lives in Toronto, Ontario. During our interview, Andrea talks and shares about her first introduction to performing was with the Creole Dancers, her first singing performance "Save The Best For Last" by Vanessa Williams was in grade eight, the history of her involvement with the group Sugar Jones and what she learned from it, how she got into visual arts, how important giving back to the community is, why did she take time off and why did she decide to come back and what her future holds. If you want to find out more about more about Andrea, please go to: http://www.myspace.com/andreahenrysoul/photos/albums/my-photos/648282 EVENT: hair.Art.photo Park Monday, May 16, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Artscape Wychwood Barns (map ), Studio 251, 601 Christie St. Pay What You Can Suggestion $10 - $15 Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

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Sharron McLeod is a jazz vocalist who is well established in Toronto and New York City. Sharron has shared the stage with some of jazz's most exciting musicians such as Jane Bunnett, Greg Tate, Archie Alleyne, Salome Bey, Jimmy Lovelace, Jackie Richardson, Yoron Isreals, Gord Webster, Duane Burno, Elliott Levine, Lewis 'Flip' Barnes and Frank Falco. Along with regular club and festival appearances in Toronto, Sharron has performed in Europe and the United States. Trained as a classical flutist and trombonist, Sharron's focus naturally evolved to encompass jazz. Following the success of For the Love of Abbey at the Trane Studio in December, Sharron is bringing her tribute to the late great jazz diva Abbey Lincoln to the Rock Paper Sistahz 10th anniversary festival. She will perform and recall the music of Ms Lincoln along with her own personal anecdotes and observations about this legendary and iconic artist. During our interview Sharon talks and shares about growing up in a household were her mother was a fan of opera, classical, reggae and world music, the moment when she fell in love with jazz, her first musical performance as singer, her special relationship with her "musical mother" the late great Abby Lincoln and how her tribute came into being, how her performance at this year's "Rock Paper Sistahz " came about ; and her future plans. To find out more about Sharron, please go to : www.myspace.com/sharronmcleodRock Paper Sistahz Festival Opener - Sharron McLeod in a Tribute to Abbey Lincoln Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at Artscape Wychwood Barns (http://maps.google.ca/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=103504369285256632619.000463ae727d781146556&source=embed&ll=43.646494,-79.39667&spn=0.134153,0.263672&z=12 ), 601 Christie St. Toronto, Ontario Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

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