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2022 Day Stage

Photo by Roxanne Frith

Announcing a very special reunion-themed 2022 festival!

2022 Festival Schedule

Friday, Nov 11th

Doors Open at 5pm
Artist Market: 5pm - 9pm
Sistrum Cafe: 5pm - 9pm
Night Stage: 7:30pm

Saturday, Nov 12th

Doors Open at 10am
Artist Market: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Workshops: TBA
Sistrum Cafe: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Day Stage: 12pm-6:00pm
Night Stage: 6:30pm

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2022 WITA Day Stage Performers

All events will be ASL interpreted

Set Times and official order coming soon!
  • Repercussions
  • Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus
  • The Instigators
    Joyce Hagerman, Suzanne Levy, and Rebecca Hoogstraten
  • Christine Sayers
  • Sometimes Y
    Cindy Lehmkuhle, Lisa Sarno, and Stephanie Hasley-Sarno
  • Murrdawg and the Low Down Dirty Strays
    Murray Stewart-Jones, Jen Sygit, and Tammy Cook
  • Voices of the Revolution
Katie Darling

Katie Darling

Sign language interpreter

Katie is a local ASL interpreter who specializes in video relay and performance interpreting. She also teaches ASL at a local high school. She has interpreted at WITA with Sistrum chorus previously and is excited to be back interpreting for this collection of women artists. Contact her at katie.franklin91@gmail.com

 

Repercussions

More info coming soon!

Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus

Sistrum

Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus, is a long-time staple of the Womens in the Arts Festival. The mission of Sistrum is creating music that inspires, empowers, and entertains.

Learn more at sistrum.org

The Instigators

Joyce Hagerman, Suzanne Levy, and Rebecca Hoogstraten

The Instigators are a Lansing trio with a level of commitment to social justice reflected in their name. Local songwriters Joyce Hagerman and Suzanne Levy team up with vocalist Rebecca Hoogstraten to share their musical vision of a equitable, safe, inclusive future.

The Instigators

Christine Sayers

More info coming soon!

 

 

Sometimes Y

Cindy Lehmkuhle, Lisa and Stephanie Sarno and Murray Stewart Jones

It’s literally been years since Sometimes Y has performed. Life has taken us to three different cities and two states. Leave it to WITA to get these four musician friends back on stage. Who knows what shenanigans will ensue when they reunite with their love of song and each other? Join Cindy Lehmkuhle, Lisa and Stephanie Sarno and Murray Stewart Jones for the joyous reunion of their talents and friendship.

Murrdawg and the Low Down Dirty Strays

Murray Stewart-Jones, Jen Sygit, and Tammy Cook

More info coming soon!

Voices of the Revolution

Voices of the Revolution is an eclectic collective of feminist voices telling truth through spoken word. Performing this year are: Kim Griffin, Laurie Hollinger, Lisa Sarno, Susan Harris, Rina Risper, Ruelaine Stokes, and Tari Muñiz.