March 23, 1994
Who Are We? Young Women’s Voices in Prose and Poetry, Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY.
The event included poetry, essays, and stories that expressed the thoughts and feelings of New York high school and college women exploring issues of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. Holly performed “What I’m Thinkin’,” “Prison is a Place That We Call Home,” “Hardcore Women” and “Young Woman.” Other performers included Ivelyse Padilla, Angela Ards, Christine Josephs, Jenny Perez, Pia Padukone, Lorna Gottesman, Chenica Lee, Ta-Hisha Gadson, Imani Freeman, Deborah, Rebecca Mandell, Prudence Browne, Jae Cristobal, Jhoy E. Meade, Liza, Jocelyn Santana, Daphne Vaterpool, Ronit Troner, Carlonda Abrahams, Pamala McCormick-Steward, Vesna Vasic, Kenia Simmons, Jenny Kern, Olivia Frances Ashley, and Samantha Martinez.
March 22, 1994
Females Spit Fire! Wordstock! Fez under Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette Street, New York, NY.
The event was presented by Evert Eden. Holly performed poetry with Susan Scutti, Cynthia Andrews, Patricia Lundrum, Joy Cutler, Nancy Mercado, Andrea Lockett, Micki Siegel, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Liliana Gomez, Katherine Arnoldi, Kathy Price, Betsy Andrews, Dorothy Friedman-August, Nadine Mozon, J.D. Rage, Nicole Blackman, Mary Jo Newberger, Bones, and Eliza Gallaher.
March 24, 1994
Marathon Poetry Explosion! The First Fundraiser for Ras Baraka’s Mayoral Campaign, Local 1199, New York, NY.
Holly performed with Ras Baraka, Asha Bandele, Tony Medina, Steve Canon, Pedro Pietri, Buckwheat, Ray Ramírez, Samantha Coerbell, Kim Horne, Blksun, T’Kalla, Bahíyyah, Leticia Benson, Mike Ladd, Jasiri, Israel Tacuma, Lorena Craighead, Maria T. Fernandez, Staci Rodriguez, David Henderson, Nancy Mercado, Dave Mills, Osagyefo, Letta Neely, Danny Shot, Jack Wiler, Darryl Holmes, Clairessa Clay, Sabah As-Sabah, Tom Pulhamus, Yvette Dávila, Rolando Morales, Jerome Jones (J Square), Geoffrey Jacques, Willie Perdomo, Keith Roach, Esther Iverem, Kmar, Shawn Alexander, and D Riggs.
April 10, 1994
Nu Skool Meets Old Skool Poetry Jam! Benefit Fundraiser for the Ras Baraka for Mayor of NewArk NJ Campaign, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3rd Street, New York, NY.
Holly performed poetry with Ras Baraka, Yvette Dávila, Israel Tacuma, Lorena Craighead, Tony Medina, Jasiri, Jerome Jones (J Square), Staci Rodriguez, Oz Elenora, T’Kalla, Osagyefo, Priest, Buckwheat, Sistah Letta, Sistah Nzinga, Kim Horne, Willie Perdomo, Reg E. Gaines, Kmar, Mike Ladd, Bones, Amina Baraka, Amiri Baraka, Pedro Pietri, Louis Rivera, Halim Suliman, David Henderson, Sandy Estevez, Lois Griffith, Miguel Algarín, Kieth Roach, Suzana Cabañas, Steve Canon, Nancy Mercado, Felipe Luciano, and Farraha.
April 19, 1994
Breaking Up, Wordstock! Fez under Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette Street, New York, NY.
The event was presented by Evert Eden. Holly performed with Carol Diehl, Eric Johnson, Pam Grossman, Mary Jo Newberger, Michael Brodsky, Susan Scutti, Ed Morales, Anne Elliott, Paul Stewart, Jushi, Jonathan Tipton Meyers, Martha Cinader, David Cameron, Shannon Hamann, Frank Messina, and Eve Packer.
May 29, 1994
Nobo Poetry Jam at the Apollo, Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th Street, New York, NY.
Holly performed with Amiri Baraka, Tony Medina, NatureMan, Wanjinku Reynolds, T’Kalla, Kmar, Zayid Muhammad, Guerrilla Griots, Drums & Poets Society, Kim Horne, Clairesa Clay, Mike Ladd, Kris Lew, Letta Neely, Osagyefo, Bro. Ellington, and Marc Mealy.
June 4, 1994
Bring the Fire: A Read, The Eugene Lang College Student Center, 65 W 11th Street, New York, NY.
Holly performed with Tonya, Massato, Sabreen Abdur-Razzaaq, Tish Benson, Kris Lew, Jasiri Kafele, Israel Tacuma, Carl Hancock-Rux, Tito Nunez, Fabian Thomas, Yvette Davila, Regie Cabico, J2, Bro. Daud Roberts, and Willie Perdomo.
June 12, 1994
Poets R Parents 2! A Poetry Celebration for Sista Bahiyyah and Her New Born Baby Boy, Nia-NUARTS Liberation School, New York, NY.
Holly performed with Mike Ladd, Tito Nunez, Asha Bandele, Ras Baraka, Leticia Benson, Sabah ah-Sabah, Staci Rodriguez, Clareissa Clay, Tonya Edmonds, and Carl Hancock-Rux.
November 5, 1994
Wordofmouth: A Mid-Atlantic Poetry Slam Competition, Morgan State University, 1700 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD.
Holly tied for first place.
November 6, 1994
Jazz Poetry Fusion, The Coach & IV, 2000 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.