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Harrisburg native and singer-songwriter, Melissa Wilson, shares her passion for music and black beauty

Wilson joined us on The Spark Tuesday to share her story and her work. Dr. Kimeka Campbell, Vice President of Young Professionals Of Color – Harrisburg also joined us to discuss the Black NewsBeat event that Wilson is featured in and the upcoming Juneteenth events that her organization is hosting for the advancement of the community.

By Aniya Faulcon

Lancaster African-American artists share their stories, work and connection to Martin Luther King Jr.

On The Spark Monday Sir Dominique Jordan, spoken word and hip-hop artist, and Joshua Beltre, engagement specialist of the arts for the City of Lancaster, musician and spoken word artist, shared how they’re pushing Dr. King’s mission forward through art and their work in the community.

By Aniya Faulcon

To help people experiencing homelessness Central Pennsylvanian artists unite for Joy to the Burg

Central Pennsylvania artists are back with an all-new collection of Christmas music for the 4th annual Joy to the Burg. This album project aims to help a portion of the over 14,000 people experiencing homelessness within the state.

By Aniya Faulcon

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American Idol alumni shares her story and plans to perform in Harrisburg tonight

Texas native singer, Laci Kaye Booth, is not a stranger to the limelight, as she was on Season 17 of American Idol and placed in the Top 5 and was named one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country.”

By Aniya Faulcon

Pennsylvania native Olivia Farabaugh shares her powerful story and discusses upcoming album

Pennsylvania native singer-songwriter, Olivia Farabaugh, is not a stranger to the limelight, as she was a contestant on Season ten of NBC’s “The Voice,” opened for major musical artists like Rodney Atkin and Chris Janson, was nominated for several awards, won several competitions, and was named 2019 and 2020’s Best Solo Artist by the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame.

By Aniya Faulcon

WITF Music: Jessica Smucker

“Without the writing, there’s no performance. There’s nothing else.”

By Joe Ulrich/WITF

WITF Music: Hadassah Edith

Taking control of music and life.
By Joe Ulrich/WITF

WITF Music: Suzi Brown

Music, community and healing.
By Joe Ulrich/WITF

WITF Music: West & Ward

Chance encounters and pandemic persistence.

By Nolan Hogenboom