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Oxtail Fest 2024

Sat, Mar 23, 4 - 7 PM | Hopewell Valley Vineyards

We are thrilled to share that Oxtail Fest 2024 was a tremendous success! Despite the rainy start, the day blossomed into a vibrant celebration of sisterhood and Women's History Month.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to each of you who joined us, braving the weather to make the event unforgettable. Special thanks to our featured guests: Modupe Altise Odusote for her impactful contributions to our live Auction, Olive Joseph and band for their soulful musical performances, and Korpo Telewoda of Mukulee for the mouthwatering cuisines.


Your support and presence are invaluable to us as we continue to share stories of resilience and triumph. Thank you!

Contributing Artists


Nigerian-born Artist, Modupe Alatise Odusote is proud to contribute work for the SSAAM Auction and for sale to benefit SSAAM. Modupe describes her expressions as Contemporary African art. Her works tell stories and. universal themes through figurative paintings and mixed-media expressions on canvas or wood, using acrylics, ink, print and African fabric. As an artist, she aims for her works to speak authenticity, provide reflection, and provoke thought and empathy for oneself and for others. Her artistic expressions tend to be emotional and convey honesty, encouraging genuine human connection and understanding.

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Olive Joseh-Giles returns for her third appearance at Oxtail Fest, bringing her talented band, Painting by Music. Olive is a Mercer-County based singer. She performs frequently with Princeton’s Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative (EAMC), sponsored by McCarter Theatre and the Princeton Public Library and includes performers Kathy Hainey, David Ross, Lisa Theodore, Abena Oforo-Atti and Mike Giles. With the collaborative, Mrs. Giles has been a guest lead vocalist, performing tributes to Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin, the Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago, Motown and the latest show, Women Who Rock.  


Liberian-born, Korpo Telewoda, is the Hillsborough-based owner of Mukulee. Mukolee means “Broken Rice” in her native language.  She does private catering for large and small events throughout Central New Jersey. Her specialties include a variety of cuisine from West-Africa and the Caribbean. She enjoys creating foods using techniques and flavors reflecting many communities and traditions in the African Diaspora.

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