24 Hour Vigil – Schedule of Performance Offerings

Schedule of Performance Offerings

Join us on December 1st for 24 hours of art and healing, complete with live performance offerings featuring Buddhist chants & meditation, soundscape, poetry, Taino dance, and so much more. Offerings are scheduled in 30-minute increments, and the remaining empty slots could be filled by you! Fill out this form to sign up to contribute a performance offering of your own.

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10:45 PM: At Boston City Hall, there will be remarks from Kara Elliot Ortega, Boston’s Chief of Arts and Culture. Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola will also perform one of her poems. Theater artist & sidewalk dancer Veronica Barron will lead the procession from Boston City Hall to the Boston Center for the Arts, alongside an ensemble of volunteer dancers.

12:00 AM: KAIROS Dance Theater will open the evening’s events with a 20-minute performance entitled “CIRCLE CLOSER.” KAIROS Dance Theater will be accompanied live by cellist Sam Ou, playing a variation of “Draw The Sacred Circle Closer”, a gorgeous composition by Adolphus Hailstork.

1:00 AM: Mawakana Onifade, Spiritual Life Coach, Ifa Priest, Doula, Founder of Healing to Live

1:30 AM: TBA

2:00 AM: Charles Murrell III, AfriClassical composer, educator and healer.

2:30 AM: TBA

3:00 AM: Dakohai Matityahu, Multidisciplinary artist

3:30 AM – 5:00 AM: TBA

5:30 AM – 7:30 AMJiHyang Padma, Buddhist Chant & Meditation 

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8:00 AM: Alison Ball (Wanda Struckus), Soundscape/dance

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: TBA

10:00 AM: Frankels, Kaddish

10:30 AM: Nancy Armstrong, Soprano singer

11:00 AM: Noel McKenna, Buddhist Chant

11:30 AMPhillip Robinson, Poet

12:00 PMAllan McClendon, Minister of Hospitality at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Blessing

12:30 PM: Chali-Inaru, Taino Dance

1:00 PM: Charles Schwager, Djembe/Gong

1:30 PM: TBA


2:00 PM: John Felton, Song

2:30 PM: Amanda Shea, Spoken Word 

3:00 PM: All Voices Count (Moe Finnerty), Performance

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Peter DiMuro, Dance

5:00 PMAbe Rybeck, Performance

5:30 PM: TBA

6:00 PMJ. Michael Winward, Dance

6:30 PM: Aaron Stone , Songs 

7:00 PMIngrid Schatz, Dance

7:30 PM: TBA

8:00 PM: Wendy Jehlen, Dance

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8:30 PM: Ed Wilkinson, Poems

8:45 PM: Letta Neely, Spoken Word 

9:00 PM – 10:00 PMNancy Aleo, Gongs

10:00 PMKatya Popova, Performance

10:30 PM - 12:00 AM: TBA

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