GREENBELT — While most of the performances during New Deal Café’s open mic night Thursday featured acoustic guitars and harmonicas, artists Robin Bowen and Ryan Willis approached the microphones with only a Macbook Pro and their voices.
The Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education (FAME) hosted an “Artist in the School” event at Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro on Thursday, March 27. Harpist/singer/songwriter Rashida Jolley who uses the stage name Tulani, was the featured artist. Jolley who is a Washington-area native, spoke with the students about her career and the importance of getting a good education.