Tekki Lomnicki performs LET THE DEAD REST, a backward look at her father's life and death, a Polish tailor who fancied himself a daredeveil. She also performs THANKSGIVING, a portrait of her mother spanning from Tekki's birth at Resurrection Hospital, to their trip to the shrine in Lourdes, France, where miracles sometimes happen.
Lotti Pharriss performs OH MY PAPA and GRANDMA O, two quirky yet genuine portraits. GRANDMA O is a former flapper who teaches Lotti how to be a lady, survive hardships and enjoy life to the fullest. in OH MY PAPA, she recalls growing up in the shadow of her cowboy father and her struggle for her own identity. -jam