Featuring a diverse group of artists from the metro Detroit Area
Shu Wang began dancing at the age of 7. She has been the coach of a dancing team and a part-time dance teacher since her undergraduate years. With the hope of better promoting Chinese traditional culture by designing authentic classical Chinese dances, she started Shu Wang Chinese Dance Group in late 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Shu Wang Chinese dance group has spent years teaching dance to students of all ages in all forms of Chinese dance including Classical and Folk Chinese dance characterized by inventive choreography within the traditions, as well as Contemporary dance. The group members have performed at numerous events in and around Metro Detroit.
Nneka Jackson is a Detroit-based artist with a specialty in creating body adornments for her company “B-Flyy Creations.” From her handcrafted crowns, jewelry, and other accessories, Nneka’s collection has appeared on the runway during Detroit Fashion Week, BravoBRAVO at The Opera House, Design Define Detroit, and more – with her most recent exhibition at Coup D’état as a winner of the Design in the City contest with Gucci Changemakers. From features in
The Detroit News and Free Press, Essence Magazine, Urban Mainstream, as well as numerous others, her work has caught the attention of and can be found worn by big-name stars like LeToya Luckett from Destiny’s Child and Drew Sidora from The Game.
Sky Convington is a singer/songwriter and has won multiple musician awards. Sky Covington is a native Detroiter raised on the west side. Sky has been writing and performing songs most of her life. In the last ten years, Sky’s honors include nominations and wins in various categories of the Detroit Black Music Awards and the Detroit Music Awards. Sky is currently preparing for the release of her new album, the independent produced “Club Crescendo.” The record is like a Jazz style of music however it is not a departure from her earlier music. Sky was named Detroit Music Awards Outstanding Jazz Vocalist two years in a row and Detroit Black Music Award’s 2010 Female Jazz Artist of the year.