Arts & Culture

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(…)

Behind The Scenes Of Ray Ban ‘District 1937′

Behind The Scenes Of Ray Ban ‘District 1937′

Cordially invited by Ray Ban. I attended ‘District 1937′ a celebration of the brand’s newest collection in iconic materials of leather, denim, steel, titanium and velvet. Held at the Sir Stage in New York, curating was taken to the next level as the venue was transformed into distinct multiple workshops, featuring not only the materials of(…)

Essence’s Journey To Beautiful: An Intimate Dinner with Erykah Badu & Ledisi

Essence’s Journey To Beautiful: An Intimate Dinner with Erykah Badu & Ledisi

On the cusp of Essence Magazine’s 44th anniversary and the recent release of their special 3 cover May issue with Singers, Erykah Badu, Solange and Ledisi, it seems only fitting to start a conversation dubbed the “Journey To Beautiful” and that is exactly what took place on May 7th.   Cordially invited by Essence, I attended(…)

Marawa The Amazing Presents … ‘Exotica’ (Video)

Marawa The Amazing Presents … ‘Exotica’ (Video)

“This is a short piece I made showing all the different characters from my solo show, Exotica. The characters are all based on performers – mainly from the 20th century, who were at the forefront of breaking down the stereotypes female performers often faced.” -Marawa The Amazing   Hula Hoop Virtuoso, ‘Marawa The Amazing’ presents(…)

Tedx Hackney: “In My Skin I Win”-Shaun Ross (Video)

Tedx Hackney: “In My Skin I Win”-Shaun Ross (Video)

“When I was younger a lot of people use to tease me, and I don’t come to all of you to say feel sorry for me because I don’t feel sorry for myself, I don’t…I am extremely proud of myself and I wish everyone in this room is proud of themselves as well.” -Shaun Ross(…)