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Recipe For Resilience

“Deep down in the water black sons and daughter All bounced back”   The recipe for resilience Is a knock down Followed by a bounce back Newsflash that’s also the recipe for being black We cannot sugar coat the bitter truth of a nation: The setback of slavery setup emancipation Juneteenth is now a celebration

What’s New at Neon? | Fresh Acts for Fall 2018

Neon offers a variety of live entertainment perfect for your next community day, sibling’s weekend, homecoming, or Fall Fest. Our roster is full of incredible acts, whether you’re looking for a unique speaker or show-stopping illusions. We’re excited to officially welcome the following acts to the Neon Entertainment family and can’t wait to see all that they bring to our growing organization! Comedy Alex Babbit Brooklyn native, Alex Babbitt is a rising star in the … Continued

Poet Elizabeth Acevedo’s Novel Releases This March

Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo, is receiving a wealth of praise for her new Young Adult (YA) book, The Poet X. The book follows, Xiomara, a 15 year-old Afro-Dominican teen preparing to make her Catholic Confirmation who turns to writing as a way to cope with her wavering faith, and family discord. Author, Elizabeth, is well known for her award-winning slam poetry. As a college poet, she travels around United States and has performed at over 100 colleges … Continued

Terisa Siagatonu: Passionate Community Organizer

Spoken Word Artists, Terisa Siagatonu, is a passionate community organizer. When Terisa is off stage, you can find her dedicating her time and effort to today’s youth and building a better community for the future. Terisa is a mentor for Pacific Islanders of Tomorrow (PILOT), a community leadership program dedicated to empowering youth, and largely involved with Youth Speaks, an organization that empowers youth through arts education. With Youth Speaks Terisa is a poet mentor, workshop facilitator, Project … Continued