and workshops to excite children, teens, and adults with
motivation, creativity, and a healthy dose of consciousness
Larke is a dramatist, writer, musician, and, in her own words, a
"story-teller / gatherer". She was artist - in -
residence at the Riverside Church, NY, until May of 2002.
is a veteran of the Broadway, Off-Broadway, and touring stages.
For over 25-years and counting, Paula has performed nationally,
primarily in the South and Northwest, presenting chants, songs,
and spirituals from Tuskegee, Alabama; the Georgia Sea Islands;
the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains; and the Piedmont
Plateau region of North Carolina.
tells and gathers tales, as well, from many cultures. She
uses her stories and songs to illustrate Biblical and
universally spiritual principles. Her work covers much
territory: addiction recovery, school bullying and violence,
racism, heritage, and, always, grace in healing.
is a modern-day djali (village chronicler in West Africa),
carrying the personal stories of ordinary people to the altar of
life for benediction and forgiveness.