Rick James obit. (Links)

‘Reflecting on his breakthroughs, James once told me in an interview, “I was able to demonstrate that someone from a small country could compete with the best.”’

This is an excerpt from my most recent CREATIVE SPACE entitled Theatre on the Road and on the Stage: Rick James which is also syndicated at Antiguanice.com – which allows the post to reach potentially tens and tens of thousands and more (Ad! alert! Ad! alert! so for businesses in Antigua and Barbuda this series is an opportunity to boost your brand while boosting local art and culture. Email me at jhohadli at gmail dot com to find out how).

The post speaks about his acting career and his career in mas – his efforts on both fronts to elevate and keep both arts alive here at home after conquering the stage and TV overseas. Here’s one of his old headshots.

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You might also be interested in this piece and this one from the Daily Observer newspaper.

RIP to another of our artists.

As with all content on Wadadli Pen, except otherwise noted, this is written by Antiguan and Barbudan writer Joanne C. Hillhouse (author of The Boy from Willow Bend, Dancing Nude in the Moonlight, Oh Gad!, Musical Youth, Dancing Nude in the Moonlight 10th Anniversary Edition and Other Writings, With Grace, and Lost! A Caribbean Sea Adventure; also a freelance writer, editor, writing coach and workshop facilitator). If you like the content here follow or recommend the blog, also, check out my page on Amazon, WordPress, and/or Facebook, and help spread the word about Wadadli Pen and my books. Thank you.

 

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