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Homegoings: A Live Performance returns to the stage! On February 17, join artists of color featured in Season 1 of Vermont Public’s podcast Homegoings for an evening of performance, art and conversation at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. Hosted by journalist and musician Myra Flynn.

Featured artists include:


Matthew Evan Taylor is a music composer, improviser, and performer from Vermont. Matthew Evan Taylor has not let the feelings of being unwelcome stop him from participating, teaching and leading in the world of classical music.



Marissa Herrara is an actress, dancer, and co-founder/executive artistic director of 4C Lab, a 501(c)3 arts organization based in Los Angeles, California that provides arts immersion programming led by professional teaching artists and centered around the four C’s: Create, Communicate, Collaborate, and Community.


Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. is a poet and the voice and co-creator of the podcast Resistance, which shared stories about people who “refuse to accept things as they are."


Kiah Morris is an artist, author, poet, advocate, leader, mother, sister, a former Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, and Commissioner for Vermont Commission for Women.

Ash Diggs, is a stand-up comedian who grew up in the south, moved to Queens, New York in 2021 but hails from Vermont. Ash is a comedian who understands his demons.

Made possible with support from the Vermont Arts Council, Rutland Regional Medical Center and NAACP Rutland.

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