Laquisha Q Diamond Rucker is a poet, performer, community activist, and event planner/manager. She has performed in front of many audiences throughout the area including; The African American Family Day at the Empire State Plaza, Proctors Poetry in Motion, a host of events as a member of Urban Guerilla Theater in venues such as WAMC's The Linda, Steamer 10, The Comedy Works and other local colleges and churches and of course, CURVENTION.  She has also taken very active roles, performance and management, in many fundraisers throughout the community as a member of Her Temple Monologues, a woman empowerment group.  


Q Diamond is known to shake things up in small intimate venues or large crowds, but her passion is the work she does behind the scenes.  As Creative Director for CURVENTION , her role is to develop the breath and vision of each event, recruit community businesses, vendor, designers, and artists to assist with the schematics of the production and provide artistic coaching to performers/models.  Laquisha oversees all business matters related to CURVENTION in addition to managing staff and rehearsal.