Lisa Martin
  • Female
  • Washington, DC
  • United States

Lisa Martin's Friends

  • Johnson Dei-Kusi
  • Robert Furbacher
  • Jiqun Chen
  • Jackie Ohlsen
  • Clea Rameh
  • Luiz Roberto da Rocha Maia
  • Iane Abiorana Campos-Siddique
  • Joel Bergner
  • Gersion de Castro Silva
  • Rodolfo Morais

Lisa's Bio

Lisa has worked with a diversity of international visual and performing artists, scholars and other creative thinkers from a wide of array of disciplines. Her background is working with arts and cultural organizations with an emphasis on festivals and events. She holds a Master's of Arts in Performing Arts Management from American University as well as a B.S. in Cultural Anthropology and a B.A. in Journalism. She has served on the board of the DC-Brasilia Partners of the Americas since 2004, and has managed the Lecture Series since 2005 when it was still at BACI. Her artistic and creative pursuits include mosaics, metaphysical studies, percussion (the Irish Bodrán) and soon hopes to resume her practice of belly dance. Lisa's Website

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Lisa Martin's Blog

"Artes Por Todos!" An International Arts Event to Benefit Partners of the Americas

Posted on August 13, 2011 at 2:04am 0 Comments

The Arts really are for everyone! That is why I am organizing this special arts event featuring the work of international artists from across the Americas. Something for every taste and style. And, somethiing for every budget!

This event aims to bring imagination and creativity into peoples' lives while at the same time supporting local and international artists, as well as supporting an organization I have been committeed to for many years. All…


"The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia" with Anthropologist Janet Chernela

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Anthropologist Janet Chernela has presented for our Lecture Series numerous times about her work with the Kayapo of the Amazon, and has been one of our most popular speakers. Her last presentation May 18, 2010 was entitled "The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia".


The talk focused on many pressing questions for Amazonia. Here is a summary of the…


"Hermeto Pascoal: Jazz and Universal Music in Brazil" with Ethno-musicologist Andrew Connell

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

On March 14, 2011, a large group of members and friends were dazzled and delighted by Ethno-musicololgist Andrew Connell who shared both the stories and the amazing sounds of Hermeto Pascoal, a multi-instrumentalist and composer who combines jazz, northeastern folk music, avant-garde, and found sounds to produce some of the most exciting and provocative Brazilian music…


Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 6:27pm on May 14, 2011, Clea Rameh said…
Hi, How was the meeting today, I am sorry I could not go.  I had a problem in my house and had to take care of it.  Abracos, Clea
At 7:50pm on May 14, 2011, Solange Baptista said…
Obrigada, Lisa.

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