2021 Humanity: An Evolving Perspective Concert

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VCBynum Arts & Education Movement presents


SAT | January 8 | 2:30pm PST WWW.WEINSPIREHUMANITY.ORG Thank you to our sponsors:

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VC Bynum Arts and Education thanks Philanthropy Northwest for making Humanity 2021 possible. We sincerely appreciate your support of community and the arts.

Dear Friends and Family As the founder and executive director of VCBynum Arts and Education, I close out 2021 in gratitude for the community that I have and the community that we are building through the arts. My mission is to further artistic, educational, and philanthropic pursuits that empower communities through dance and other art forms. My motto since the early 2000s has been “Dance Is Life!!” I truly believe that movement and the arts can heal our mind, body, and spirit. This is why I chose to use my artistic talents to help communities in need. From the Hurricane Katrina Arts Benefit in 2005 to Humanity: An Evolving Perspective in 2020, my desire to take on this mission has been consistent.

Vania C. Bynum

Your donations are appreciated. No donation is too small. All donations appreciated. www.weinspirehumanity.org

Life has forever changed due to Covid and racial injustices, highlighting why humanity must be at the forefront. Only Love can provide the healing that is needed to transcend the pain and hatred that we experience. We have many lessons to learn, and I am grateful for the opportunity to share my perspective creatively with amazing humans. Because of your generosity in December 2021, we have already made a $2200 donation to Special Moments of Kent, WA. After we stream, we will donate to Jennifer Baxter to assist with her cancer treatment expenses. With past donations, we have paid our artists and raise funds for the community (including Food is Love Seattle and Northwest Tap Connection’s Shaina’s Garden) In addition, we are working toward investing in the growth of our company. If you have not made your final tax-deductible donation for 2021, please invest in VC Bynum Arts and Education. Your giving will further strengthen artistic and philanthropic investments in our communities. Your generosity makes a difference. We are so grateful for your support.

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A special thank you to my partner in success, Twanda Hill. We are truly sisters in this vision; we work around family needs and commitments, and throughout the hard work manage to have fun! She has taken me under her wings and reinforces my belief in this work. She shares resources, connections and continues to create a space for excellence to shine through. As a team, infinity is our limit. God has blessed this union. To everyone that tuned in today, purchased an ad, or made a donation, thank you for your support!

Stay tuned....there's much more to come!



Welcome to Humanity: An Evolving Perspective Vania C. Bynum & Twanda Hill

What's Going On Written by Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland & Renaldo Benson Performed by Owuor Arunga, Trumpet

Glorious Written and Performed by Tia Nache'

Stand Up Music by Cynthia Erivo with Joshuah Brian Campbell Performed by DianaStarr Raynell, Dancer

Village Ghetto Land by Stevie Wonder Robert Moore, Dancer Choreography by Vania C Bynum

LIVE! Performed & Written by John Hargrave Accompanied by Owuor Arunga, Trumpet

Imagine Written by Vania C. Bynum & Vernet C. Nettles, EdD Performed by Vania C Bynum, Dancer Accompanied by Owuor Arunga, Trumpet

Rise Up Rise Up - Andra Day | Credits | AllMusic Music performed is covered by Jayza Duhon. No person in this production owns copyrights to any song/music performed by Jayza Duhon.

Simunye', We Are One Written and Performed by Tia Nache'

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The Covid Shuffle (Supported by AARTH)

PROGRAM 2 Musical Selections Performed by Yvonne Matthews, "Songstress of the South"

Glad written by James Harris White III Musicians: Rogest Carstarphen Jr., Joe Pizzolato, Bradley Hamilton Vocalists: LaSheta “Meachie” Brand, Kenneth Brandon, Brandi Constant, Sonia Daniels

Through it All Written and produced by Rogest Carstarphen Jr.

Today, Hope Floats Written and performed by Vernet C. Nettles EdD. "Written for recitation at Vania’s Humanity – An Evolving Perspective."

Ave' Maria Performed is covered by Jayza Duhon Composer - F. Schubert, Accompanied by Tim Beggs

My World Needs You Written by Kirk Franklin Performed by Josephine Howell, Josephine Carson, Chyee Howell Musicians: Medearis Dixon, Christopher Patin, James Sears Accompanied by Vania C. Bynum, Dancer Choreography by Vania C Bynum and Etienne Cakpo

Memories Come Flooding Down Written and Performed by Roz McCommon

Dryad Choreographed and performed by Robbi Moore

Never Wave My Flag By Erica Atkins-Campbell, Juan Winans, Matthew Edwards, Trecina Atkins-Campbell, Warryn Campbell Dancers: Alex Ung, Nia-Amina Minor, Jaime Waliczek, Tyrone Crosby, Robert Moore, Akoiya Harris, Noel Price, Javontae Bascomb, Kearia Duncan Choreography by Vania C Bynum, Tyrone Crosby, and Jaime Waliczek

Credits - Lift Every Voice and Sing, Performed by Josephine Howell


Akoiya Harris, Dancer

Alex Ung, Dancer

Josephine Howell, Josie Carson, Chyee' Howell, Vocals

Christopher Patin, Musician

Jaime Waliczek, Dancer

DianaStarr Raynell, Dancer

James Sears, Musician

Jayza Duhon, vocalist

John Hargrave, Poet

Javontae Bascomb, Dancer

Kearia Duncan, Dancer

Medearis Dixon, Musician

Nia-Amina Minor, Dancer

Noelle Price, Dancer & Poet

Owuor Arunga, Musician

Robbi Moore, Dancer

Tyrone "Koach T" Crosby, Dancer

Roz McCommon, Singer

Tia Nache’, Poet

Vania C. Bynum, Dancer

Vernet C. Nettle, EdD, Poet

Tim Beggs, Musician

Yvonne Matthews, Singer

Vania C. Bynum

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I thank God, the creator, the most high, for waking me up early every morning while still here to witness the “Morning Sun…!” --Munyungo




possesses an ever-increasing collection of instruments with which to execute his craft. He has toured, performed and/or been a session player for Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Sting and dozens of others. “I call my music Jungle Jazz because it's a mixture of African, Latin and Caribbean grooves complimented by my American jazz roots swingin' hard, with my worldly funky upbringing accenting each song. This project demonstrates why I love to beat on things and how I creates a communication within my music that you feel."

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THE TEAM THAT MADE THIS POSSIBLE! Artistic Director & Producer Vania C. Bynum, VCBynum Arts & Education

Project Consultants Brandon K. Bynum Tyrone Crosby Twanda Hill Vernet C. Nettles, EdD

Supporters & Sponsors AARTH 4 Culture Artist Trust Jack Straw En Pointe Starrs Philanthropy Northwest Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas Bynum Family

Sound & Video Production Warren Woo Michael B. Maine Anthony Tackett, Abstract Media Brandon & Vania C. Bynum Jerel Tackett - Production Assistant Indigo Brown - Camera Operator Tylicia Naomi Messiah - Camera Operator

Performing Artists Owuor Arunga, Musician Javontae Bascomb, Dancer Tim Beggs, Musician Vania C. Bynum, Dancer Josephine “Lil Josey” Carson, Singer Tyrone "Koach T" Crosby, Dancer Medearis Dixon, Musician Kearia Duncan, Dancer Jayza Duhon, Singer John Hargrave, Poet Akoiya Harris, Dancer Chyee Howell, Singer Josephine Howell, Singer

Yvonne Matthews Roz McCommon, Singer Nia-Amina Minor, Dancer Robert Moore, Dancer Tia Nache'. Poet Vernet C. Nettle, EdD, Poet Christopher Patin, Musician Noel Price, Dancer & Poet DianaStarr Raynell, Dancer James Sears, Musician Alex Ung, Dancer Jaime Waliczek, Dancer

Choreographers Vania C. Bynum Etienne Cakpo Robbi Moore Jaime Waliczek Tyrone "Koach T" Crosby

Marketing Vania C. Bynum Twanda Hill & Associates Kings Dream Consulting

Photography Kaptured by Koach, Tyrone Crosby ProofNthePlay Productions Tylicia Naomi Messiah Vania C. Bynum

2020 Project Support Indigo Brown Aliyah Bynum Brandon Benjamin Bynum Sage and Griffin Waliczek

Organizations Supported Special Moments 4Kids Shaina’s Garden Food Is Love

Post Production Warren Woo Vania C. Bynum Kevin Meeks Anthony Tackett, Abstract Media

Shot on Location Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Contemporary music performed is under license with Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Music performed by Josephine Howell is covered by Josephine Howell & Friends. No person in this production owns any copyrights to any song/music performed by Josephine Howell. Music performed by Jayza Duhon is covered by Jayza Duhon. No person in this production owns any copyrights to any song/music performed by Jayza.

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