Lectures & Workshops presented by Taj Weekes
Taj Weekes shares his philosophy on what individual responsibility means with regards to caring for each other as well as how that translates into our everyday actions. His life’s work and artistic expression are examples of how we can all make a difference in our communities and in the world.
Weekes presents workshops and lectures on a variety of topics, including the importance of reggae music in addressing issues such as acceptance, tolerance and social responsibility. As a musician and songwriter, he delves into the subjects that compel him to pick up his pen and continue in the tradition of storyteller/town crier that is at the root of reggae music. He also conducts music oriented workshops - sharing his insights, methodology and process. Weekes has presented workshops and lectures at various high school, universities, festivals and special events across the country. His past lectures and workshops include:
Boys Training Center (St. Lucia) ♦ Dame Pearlette Louisy Primary School (St. Lucia) ♦ Minnesota State University at Mankato (Minnesota) ♦ Valparaiso University (Indiana) ♦ Adopt-A-School program (West Virginia) ♦ Blissfest Songwriter's workshop (Michigan) ♦ Roots & Blues Festival Songwriting workshop (British Columbia, Canada)
Lectures and workshops include music, audience participation, and Q&A.