Jazz Club

Be Connected: Book Signings with Dr. Tonya Armstrong & Regina Gale

Be Connected: Book Signings with Dr. Tonya Armstrong & Regina Gale

When: Tue, Jan 09
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Free Admission

About the Author

Tonya D. Armstrong, Ph.D., M.T.S., is the author and producer of Blossoming Hope: The Black Christian Woman’s Guide to Mental Health and Wellness book and companion album.  She is a licensed psychologist and founder of The Armstrong Center for Hope (www.armstrongcfh.com), an interdisciplinary group practice in Durham, NC, providing psychological and spiritual wellness for all ages.  She holds a double-major in psychology and music from Yale University, a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Duke Divinity School.  Dr. Armstrong is the President-Elect of the North Carolina Psychological Association. 
As a licensed psychologist, minister, and seminary administrator, Dr. Armstrong attends in Blossoming Hope to the need to transcend everyday stressors, difficulties of the past, and even mental health challenges to reach the highest purpose for which God created us. By taking seriously the cultural and spiritual identities of Black Christian women, Dr. Armstrong addresses the unique challenges of Black women and provides practical resources that promote wholeness.  Using the transformative tools of psychoeducation, vignettes of Black Christian women living with mental illness, inspirational music, spoken word exercises, and a wealth of spiritual, mental health, and wellness resources, Dr. Armstrong guides us toward optimal functioning in mind, spirit, body, and soul. 

About the Author

Regina Gale a Speaker who loves to sing and a Poet who loves to dance. Regina Gale is eclectic by nature and bona fide authentic in her approach to sharing any message.

After years of enjoying life and fulfilling the dreams and expectations of others, Regina Gale realized that time was knocking on her door and telling her that it was now her turn. Now married to the passions of her youth and bearing fruit enhanced and enriched by experiences one can only garner through time.

She currently serves as the Director of Communications for the Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries and writes a monthly newspaper column called “Dancing Through Life by Regina Gale

As the author of the recently released provocative and candid book “Sometimes He Buys Me Grapes,” Regina Gale dares to show vulnerability in this memoir about the song and dance of a woman’s life.

The Be Connected program, your community connection to the latest issues in the arts, culture, music and politics is produced by Angel Dozier with audio-visual arts engineer Ricky Bruno and a team of hosts for the 2017-2018 season.

Please Note:

Age Limit

Beyú Caffé is an all ages venue.

Seating Policy

  • Seating is on a priority basis, with patrons who have purchased tickets in advance being given preference. Walk in patrons will be seated as soon as possible; we will make every effort to accommodate requests, however specific tables are not guaranteed.
  • Seating for the first show begins one hour before the first set. Seating for the second show begins 15 minutes before the second set.
  • We can hold reserved tables for up to 15 minutes after the reservation time. After 15 minutes, we will have to release the reserved table, unless we are notified by phone that you want to change your reservation time.
  • Please be aware that parties of more than 9 will be subject to a party minimum of $25 per person for jazz events. This amount will be in addition to, rather than including, the ticket price for the evening, and all applicable taxes and gratuity.


  • Tickets are sold online, over the phone (919) 683-1058 or in person at the café.
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL & NON REFUNDABLE, unless the venue cancels the performance due to natural disaster or other unforeseeable circumstance.

Tour Groups

  • There are no discounts on tickets no matter the group size
  • Beyú Caffé does have dinner/show packages available for 12 or more with set menus to facilitate your evening. Contact the café manager Malachi Kosanovich directly for more information at malachi@beyucaffe.com

Dress Code

  • There is no official dress code, however the atmosphere is best suited for dress business casual

For Our Disabled Patrons

  • Performance area is accessible and on street level
  • Restrooms are located on the main floor and easily accessible.
  • If you are in a wheelchair please call the café so we can hold specific space to accommodate the you.