• 01:32

    INDIE REVIEW RADIO/ THULI Dumakude / INDIE ARTIST

    in Entertainment

    Thuli is winner of the Sir Lawrence Olivier Award in London and the Obie in New York for her lead role in Poppie Nongena. She’s the winner of three Audelco Awards in New York for writing, directing and performing her one woman show Buya Africa, she also won the FNB Vita Award when she performed Buya Africa at the Civic theatre in Johannesburg South Africa. Thuli played Rafiki in the Lion King on Broadway, Poppie Nongena in New York, London, Toronto, Australia and Chicago. She performed Bongi in Bongi’s Journey at Crossroads theatre in New Brunswick, Lost in the Stars on Broadway, Kamadonsela (Lady Macbeth) in Welcome Msomi’s Umabatha in South Africa and abroad. Sheila’s Day at Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick and The Market Theatre in Johannesburg, Madre in Juan Darien Off Broadway and many more. Thuli has toured the world doing concert shows during the Apartheid time raising awareness about the plight of fellow South Africans. She's worked with the late Miriam Makeba. She was the lead singer in a female group, Thokoza and was honoured when she participated in Mandela’s 80th birthday celebration. She was invited by the department of Education in New York to tour schools teaching young people about the role of Africa in the world through music and dance. Thuli was a vocal coach for Sarafina on Broadway and was vocal coach and musical director for Sheila’s Day. She was the choreographer for Umabatha, Muntu Dance Theatre in Chicago and Dinizulu Dance Company. Thuli was the Dance Director for IZulu Dance Theatre Company for 7 years. Thuli continues to work with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lion King Companies in America, providing them with beaded merchandise to raise funds for HIV/AIDS.  She has a group of 20 rural women in the village of Galibasi in Muden KZN in South Africa that do beadwork and sell it abroad to theatre goers in New York. Part of the money raised goes to AIDS organizations in SA.

  • 01:03

    THE THEMBALETHU BEADER CAMPAIGN

    in Self Help

    THE THEMBALETHU BEADER CAMPAIGN in collaboration
    w/ DIONNE WARWICK  
     
    Collaborators prepare for World AIDS Day.
     
    Thembalethu Beaders focus is to provide assistance to women; training them to understand how to create and prepare products for marketing to overseas markets, stressing the importance of quality control and packaging, making it possible for the village to provide employment for its citizens with a special emphasis on the story of these women and the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on their families and communities.  www.thembalethubeaders.org
    Please Welcome to "the Conversation"
    Thuli is winner of the Sir Lawrence Olivier Award in London and the Obie in New York for her lead role in Poppie Nongena. She’s the winner of three (3) Audelco Awards in New York for writing, directing and performing her one woman show Buya Africa, she also won the FNB Vita Award when she performed Buya Africa at the Civic theatre in Johannesburg South Africa
    AND Legendary Super Model Sandi Bass
    Also, 
    Mr. Ian Weeks & the Hearts of Steel Fund join me to help bring an awareness that Ian needs a Heart Transplant NOW. Find out what he's doing to LIVE....

  • 00:31

    Lady Father on Life

    in Lifestyle

    Countdown to South Africa & Spotlite on Atamela Tours.  Susan flies out tomorrow for her second South African journey.  Find out more about Thuli Khumalo and Atamela Tours at atamelatours.com.
    Join the Lady Father every Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm for discussions on "life" and readings from the Rev. Susan Bowman's memoir, "Lady Father." This is her story - chronicling her perilous journey through the ordination process in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia in the 1980's, when women were not encouraged to apply, nor were they welcome. 
    You can hear Susan's stories and excerpts from "Lady Father" on her weekly show. The book is available on her website - ladyfather.com -books purchased directly from her site will be autographed by the Lady Father.

  • 01:20

    Empowering the WORLD one Bead at a Time

    in Entertainment

    Hello Tea Sippers!!  This is a Special Edition program as we will be sharing a hot pot of tea that will cause you to get energized and want to galvinize and  mobilize teams of like minded individuals to strive for Freedom, Healthy Living, and the eradication of HIV/AIDS and the miseducation that continues to plague the world!
    Today, we will be "dishing" with two ladies who have made this their passion.  Ms. Thuli Dumakunde and Ms. Sandi Bass have committed themselves to educating the women of South Africa of the basic principles of production, merchandising, and entreprenuership as a means of empowering themselves and bringing about a solution to the HIV/AIDS pandemic that has desecrated their homeland.
    The Thembalethu Beaders Campaign is designed to  marginalize the efforts of the women of many South African communities to become self sufficent in raising funds for their HIV/AIDS health care and educational supplies and materials in order to significantly impact and uplift the populous of the continent.
    Join us for a Powerful Hot Pot of tea!
     

  • 00:43

    The Themblalethu Beader Campaign

    in Lifestyle

    Thembalethu Beaders focus is to provide assistance to women; training them to understand how to create and prepare products for marketing to overseas markets, stressing the importance of quality control and packaging, making it possible for the village to provide employment for its citizens with a special emphasis on the story of these women and the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on their families and communities.
    Please join us to learn more about this amaizing campaign and it's contributors.  You will be surprised.

  • 00:31

    Lady Father on Life

    in Lifestyle

    Today Susan immersed us in her South African experiences, and she read a sweet "thank you" letter from her new friend & co-worker, Thuli Khumalo.
    Join the Lady Father every Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm for discussions on "life" and readings from the Rev. Susan Bowman's memoir, "Lady Father." This is her story - chronicling her perilous journey through the ordination process in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia in the 1980's, when women were not encouraged to apply, nor were they welcome. You can hear Susan's stories plus excerpts from "Lady Father" on her weekly show. The book is available on her website - books purchased directly from her site will be autographed by the Lady Father.

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