Speak For Change with Thomas Sage Pedersen, Abi Mustapha, and Mak NovaBuy Tickets
Thomas will have a discussion with his good friend, artist & activist Abi Mustapha about the arts, social change, drugs, and why they are all related to discovering your authentic self and changing the world. To start us off, we’ll hear Mak Nova performing a special acoustic set live.
Join us for a live taping of the Speak For Change podcast with Thomas Sage Pedersen, featuring conversation with community leaders and activists, and a live-only exclusive musical performance. Speak For Change has produced over 100 episodes since beginning, with a mission to inspire positive and lasting change in our local and global communities.
Abi Mustapha is a Sierra Leonean-American artist. Her work is primarily focused on large scale portraiture and illustration inspired by examining the beauty of cross-cultural diversity. She is also an avid activist and played an integral role in the Black Lives Matter Mural in Santa Cruz California. She is a co founder and current member of the Santa Cruz Equity Collaborative. Abi brings an innovative approach to social change always advocating for justice and equity.
Mak Nova is a multifaceted artist. She sings, raps, dances, directs, and produces. All of Mak Nova’s music is self-produced; she writes her own lyrics and she makes her own beats. Experimentation is at the forefront of her creative process. She thrives in pushing the edge of who she thinks she is; creating fertile ground for making music that is edgy, expressive, and unpredictable. She currently resides in Santa Cruz, CA.
COVID-19: Proof of vaccination is required for all attendees, and masks must be worn in the space. Please bring a CDC vaccination card, a photo of a card, or a California SMART Health QR code.
Link here: https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/