Yolonda Lavender

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In the past four years, Kalamazoo musician Yolonda Lavender has been busy. She became the executive director of the Black Arts & Cultural Center. That’s in addition to being a poet, an activist, and involved in countless organizations in Kalamazoo. But Lavender is finally getting back into the recording studio.

2014 Black Arts Fest Promises Cultural Fun

Jul 21, 2014
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The Black Arts and Cultural Center is turning the last weekend of July into four days of fun both indoors and out.

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As colorful and fragrant as her name, Yolonda Lavender's music background is influenced by everything from gospel to hip hop.