THROUGH OUR LENS

Host Jay Ross of Maryland public access TV show, The Poet's Joint, featured Soul Sanctuary in a segment about spoken word shortly after our doors opened in 2002. Your VibeMistress Stephanie Renée discusses her own journey as a spoken word artist and how Soul Sanctuary would be featuring all kinds of underground and independent artistic expression.

On April 10, 2017, nonprofit arts education foundation Soul Sanctuary celebrated our 15th Anniversary. So we used this auspicious occasion to share our debut documentary with the world for free. Shot between 2003 and 2005, this film tries to answer the question of why Philadelphia played such an integral role in what the world has come to know as "neosoul" music.

Soul Sanctuary presents an interview with this supremely-talented vocalist before a gig in Philadelphia. Hear her thoughts on legacy, learning, image and the biz.
Performed at a benefit concert for Haitian earthquake victims organized by Kindred The Family Soul. World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, March 2010
Compiled from still shots and live concert footage from their 2011 AUTHENTICITY tour, this 27-minute video provides an insider's look at one of the hardest working and entertaining bands in modern music. Watch, laugh, dance and sing along with Phonte, Nicolay and their colorful cast of characters! Filmed in DC, Philly and Baltimore.
The final song from Ms. Escovedo's recent visit to Philadelphia to wrap-up the summer outdoor concert series at Penn's Landing. I was close enough to capture the actual audio from her amazing timbale playing, thank goodness. FUNKY!!!

 

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