Art / Photography

Vote Now for The Carribean Cultural Center

Vote Now for The Carribean Cultural Center

Vote now for the restoration of Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) new home at the historic firehouse on 125th Street in New York City. The Caribbean Cultural Center is a non for profit organization dedicated to promoting the cultures of people of African Descent brought before and after the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Through(…)

I am going to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in France…well sort of

I am going to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in France…well sort of

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. I have some very exciting news to share with all of you. Last summer I worked with an amazing director, cast and crew as head Costume Designer on an Independent feature film titled ‘Privacy’, about:   “a tech savvy college student named Mark who creates a cutting edge spyware(…)

Partners in Preservation: Vote for the Brooklyn Public Library

Partners in Preservation: Vote for the Brooklyn Public Library

As Blogger Ambassadors for Partners in Preservation, sponsored by American Express, in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, awards preservation grants to historic places across the country, we will be posting our historical site picks to win $3 million in grants. The $3 million dollars in grants to go toward renovation, site expansion, or basic maintenance.(…)

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On May 8th I had the extreme pleasure to be invited in viewing the live taping of VH1’s Storytellers, featuring the amazing Singer/Songwriter/Actor and Grammy award winning poet, Jill Scott. The performance was held at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in NY, which is commonly described as a “century-old(…)

Marley: The Documentary

Marley: The Documentary

Bob Marley is one of the few musicians in the world who is loved and celebrated world wide. My own father is from Kingston, Jamaica so I was raised listening to reggae music and Bob Marley was no stranger to my household! I have always admired that Bob lived what he sang about and he(…)

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

A chance to win a trip for two to New Orleans, a Brazilian Brunch with caipirinhas, live music, prizes, scavenger hunts, food, refreshments, behind-the-scenes tours and this is just the beginning. Now how do you experience this for FREE? For FREE…you may be asking what is the catch! Well no gimmicks involved all of this(…)

Exciting News: Partners in Preservation

Exciting News: Partners in Preservation

Click Read More/Comment for additional photos. Working in conjunction with American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation , we along with 19 other blog ambassadors were asked to share in an exciting and innovating initiative dubbed Partners in Preservation a program that has had its feet in the trenches since 2006, granting awards in(…)