Arts & Culture

Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

If you you are in the New York area come join me tonight at Battery Park’s free concert series at 7PM tonight, with Grammy nominated Jazz Trumpeter/Producer/Composer, Christian Scott and Singer/Songwriter, Isadora  Mendez (along with the Christian Scott Quintet). Relax with the backdrop of the historic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, while watching this incredibly(…)

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Love Apparatus jbiiimusic.com   “Creation is the vessel that molds life, without a woman art would not be so courageous. I find peace in openness, so I am grateful for the expression of self and I am aware of the power in vulnerability and the connection it brings about. Love Apparatus is for the heart(…)

Watch Lupita Nyong’o in “Braids”, An Original Vogue Short Film

Watch Lupita Nyong’o in “Braids”, An Original Vogue Short Film

“When I got back from school learning how to braid hair in Kenya, I also decided it was going to be my side hustle, I was going to make some money braiding people’s hair. So I went through the great troubles of creating a poster but I just didn’t have the heart to charge anyone(…)

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Imagine if 2% of the world’s population (approximately 140 million people) inexplicably vanish? Well that is the reality in HBO’s new show ‘The Leftovers‘. Cordially invited by HBO, I attended the premiere on Monday June 23rd, held at NYU Skirball Center in New York. Armed with m&m’s, strawberry/banana gummy bears and dearest friend, I settled in to watch(…)

Poet/Performer Aja Monet

Poet/Performer Aja Monet

via: ajamonet.com   Described as “The true definition of an artist” by iconic Actor and Activist, Harry Belafonte, Poet/Performer, Aja Monet, uses words in a way that simultaneously creates silence and commands attention. In deep rich soothing monotones, her voice alone could be defined as a lullaby, if it wasn’t for the mesmerizing potency behind each prolific piece.   “The(…)

Music: Shadows On Stars (Part 1)

Music: Shadows On Stars (Part 1)

Self described as “indie pop with an urban flair”, Producer; Brian Vincent and Singer; Randa Leigh make up Portland based band, ‘Shadows on Stars‘. Blending electronic, punk and rock to their  self described “indie pop with an urban flair” Shadows of Stars creates a sound that is hard to define, falling seamlessly in a genre all of(…)

Kenzo Women’s Resort 2015 Presentation

Kenzo Women’s Resort 2015 Presentation

Cordially invited to the KENZO Women’s Resort 2015 presentation on Monday June 9th, held at the 4 World Trade Center. The collection presented an array of the most incredible printed mixed ensembles, with Kenzo’s Creative Directors and Opening Ceremony Founders; Carol Lim and Humberto Leon at the helm of the latest designs. Below is a(…)

Unified Visionaries Benefit

Unified Visionaries Benefit

“Our goal is to give the youth tangible skills to really develop their sense of self and inspire them to know that they can create their own economic future” - Zebi Williams of Lil Raggamuffin Summercamp       “Taking full responsibility for your life and not waiting for somebody else to tell you or show you(…)

Artist: Ashley Oubré

Artist: Ashley Oubré

Gifted self-taught Artist, Ashley Oubré constructs unbelievably realistic images from a medium of graphite powder, india ink and carbon pencil.                                                                ashleyoubre.com

Everyday People Brunch

Everyday People Brunch

Roble Ali’, known as “Chef Roble” from the popular Bravo show; “Chef Roble’ & Co.,” celebrates his birthday during ‘Everyday People’ brunch on May 18th. Held at the DL in the lower eastside, Roble’s renowned monthly brunch bash, ‘Everyday People‘ was founded along with partners and friends; Co-Founder of blog and creative agency; Sokoni Worldwide, Saada(…)