Storyteller and poet Adora Dupree-Awoyomi died on January 8, 2004. An actress, director, writer, ordained minister, and storyteller, Adora came to storytelling from her family’s spoken-word traditions.She was a well-known
teacher and performer throughout the South, a member of the Network of Cultural
Centers of Color, and on the Alternate Roots touring roster. Adora attended the
Folk Alliance conference in Nashville where she led a workshop on storytelling.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.