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Denise Valentine

Denise Valentine

Spoken Word / Folk / Neo Soul Philadelphia, PA  US
Romance of Volcano & Ocean
Romance of Volcano & Ocean
One-Eyed Turtle Floating on a Sandalwood Log
One-Eyed Turtle Floating on a Sandalwood Log


Lovestory for Humanity: Romance of Volcano and Ocean


  • Sun

    Jun 28

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 12:00pm

    Drum Tribute 2015 at Stenton Park Noon to 7:00 PM, Storytelling at 1:00 PM Annual FREE family friendly African cultural event honoring the contributions of the Drum to African culture.

  • Sat

    Jun 20

    Beacon, NY, US | 9:00am

    JUNE 20th, 2:00 PM The Story Grove @ 2015 CLEARWATER GREAT RIVER FESTIVAL! The Clearwater Festival”) Saturday, June 20 and 21, on the east bank of the Hudson River, Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY., is a large folk music and storytelling festival held each year on Father’s Day weekend. Several stages, crafts and food vendors, and the river itself, create a lovely weekend for the 10,000 + attendees to the festival.

  • Sun

    Jun 7

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 8:00pm

    June 7, 2015, 7:00 PM Reaching for Resonance in Black & White Two Families, Six Generations in America Denise Valentine & Bill Mettler: Master Storytellers Weave Their Craft A Companion show to My Racial Ignorance, by artist Bonnie Mettler on Exhibition at Historic St. Georges United Methodist Church 235 N. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

  • Sat

    May 23

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 10:00am

    May 23rd, 2:00 – 2:30PM – Storytelling workshop at Art Sanctuary Philadelphia Literary & Arts Conference 10 - 4pm, part of Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing Festival | May, 2015 | Temple University Ritter Hall & Annex (Cecil B. Moore Avenue at Montgomery Avenue) Follow #CBW31 on Twitter

  • Sat

    May 16

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 3:00pm

    May 16, 3 PM - 4:30 PM WHERE DOES MY STORY BEGIN? Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 South 50th Street Philadelphia, PA Storyteller Denise Valentine has been on a journey to unravel the complicated threads of her family’s history, examining tales told generation-to-generation alongside DNA evidence and written records. Come listen to Denise recount her adventures looking for her family's place in the story of slavery and freedom in South Carolina. This program is presented by Linda Goss and made possible by Friends of the Artists. http://www.folkloreproject.org


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  • POSITIVE VIBES... (Artist)
    Positive Vibes 2015
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)
    ONE EYED TURTLE....funky groove bed that sweetens the message with power and punch.Respect from a Downingtown-based percussionist.
  • The Lost Will Follow (Artist)
    The Lost Will Follow
    Great songs. Can't wait to hear more. Keep up the great work!
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    Franz Holzhauser
    back to hear more of your fantastic Music, wish you a great Day...
  • Franz Holzhauser (Artist)
    Franz Holzhauser
    really good...


  • 2014 Juneteenth Celebration - Historic Germantown


Label: Indie: Roots & Wings

Bio: Denise Valentine tells Lovestories. Stories of Divine Love, Sacred Love, Love for Humanity, Love for Mother Earth, and Father Sky, Higher Love, Tough Love, One Love. Her storytelling performance illustrates the power of story to transcend differences between people, inspire hope, and transform ne...See Full Bio

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Q: Romance of Volcano ... was wonderful - your voice, so poetic and visual. Did you write it?

A: Adapted, performed, and produced by Denise Valentine. Based on ancient Hawaiian folklore about the volcano goddess Pele, inspired by a version in the Storyteller's Goddess, by Carolyn McVickar Edwards. Music tracks by Todd Porter. Thanks for listening. Glad you enjoyed it.

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