Arts & Culture

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Photos: Cipriana Quann *Click photos to enlarge   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from? My names is Tara Purnell, hailing from our nation’s capital Washington, DC.  I spread love and make magic with WTRMLN WTR, yoga, and music.     What was the inspiration or idea that sparked Watermelon Water?  My(…)

In My Kitchen: Simple Power House Chia Drink

In My Kitchen: Simple Power House Chia Drink

This power house of a drink contains the superfood known as chia seeds, and it’s really easy to make. I love how refreshing it tastes, and I like to drink it before I work out. My son Jaden says it tastes amazing!   Chia seeds are high in protein, they have 5x more calcium than(…)

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

Our new house is coming together slowly but surely. I would love to have everything renovated and decorated but honestly we can’t afford to do everything at once, so we are doing what we can. I also read a great piece of advice that really resonated with me from an interior design article my friend(…)

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

“I’ve had my hair natural since my senior year of high school, and cut it off or gotten braids or maybe straightened it again for a little bit, but whenever I do anything else to my hair I just don’t feel like myself.” -Elise Peterson         Writer, Elise Peterson discusses fashion, hair,(…)

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

“Our father Anga Diaz was one of the most famous percussionist in Latin Jazz. What was an influence is he was a hard worker, he was always on tour but I remember him saying that the one most important thing in life is family and the only time we saw him cry was the time(…)

Behind The Scenes: TK Wonder’s 2014 European Summer Tour with Kiril Dzajkovski (Part 1)

Behind The Scenes: TK Wonder’s 2014 European Summer Tour with Kiril Dzajkovski (Part 1)

A behind the scenes look at Singer/Lyricist/Songwriter, TK Wonder‘s 2014 European Summer Tour with internationally acclaimed Macedonian electronic Musician/Producer/Composer, Kiril Džajkovski.   *click photo for larger view   Parkpop fest in Den Haag Holland (Photo Thijs Tromp Fotografie TT-F)     (Photo: Eddy Jolen)     Porec Rise Up Festival (Photo: Samantha S)    (…)

Artist: Niki Kobi

Artist: Niki Kobi

    “My goals are to touch black woman around the world. Maybe I’m a big dreamer but, I want to capture every black beauty with my pen. I hope to make them feel more beautiful or just to see how beautiful they already are.”  -Niki Kobi   Raised in Normandy; a small city in France(…)