NATASHA BEAUTIFUL THOUGHT
Spoken soul poet, model, actress, radio & event host, speaker, and poetry teacher, Natasha "Beautiful Thought" is the producer & host of a bi-monthly 2nd Saturdays event called, The Peaceful Poetic Place. It is an over 6 yr. inspirational poetry & music series. She has also produced & hosted 1st Fridays "Beautiful Thought" Open Mic at Detroit Vintage Coffee & Tea for over two years (on hiatus).
"Beautiful Thought" is the winner of the 2011 National Poetry Award (NPA) - Christian Poet & Spoken Word Artist of the Year and was a nominee in 2013. She won the NPA for Host of the Year, 2016. She has performed with international jazz artists Randy Scott, Lin Rountree, and Yancyy. Additionally, she opened for gospel rap artists, Da Truth and Andy Mineo. She was an opening artist for P4CM poets Ezekiel, Preston Perry, Jackie Hill-Perry & Janette-Ikz at the PIA Tour stop in Detroit, 2015. Most recently, she opened for Stellar-award winning gospel artist, Casey J, on a western Caribbean cruise, 2019.
You may have seen her on tv, since 2016, in the Henry Ford Health Care media campaign, or in 2018, the IMPACT Network Christmas Special. She is a home school mother to a creative and talented son who loves to sing and dance, and is also a commercial actor. In February 2016, "Beautiful Thought" released her freshman cd, titled "Spoken Soul I: Perfect Imperfections".
"Beautiful Thought" is an advocate for domestic violence survivors and strongly believes in empowerment and benevolence to support the community. She is a member of Liberty City Church of Christ in Detroit. She holds a Masters in Human Services and a Bachelor's in Social Work/ Psychology.
Provides wholesome and spiritually enlightening events to edutain, enlighten, & encourage all ages. Provides a platform for like-minded performing artists and musicians to share their gifts and talents with the masses in a loving, inspiring environment. Additional services include event planning/production, talent booking, public speaking, workshops, acting and modeling.
In addition, we use synergistic strategies that involve networking, and sometimes bartering, to collaboratively create change for our communities.
(photo - Photography by Pratt)