Arts & Culture

Behind The Scenes of Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere & After Party + Watch Preview Of First Episode

Behind The Scenes of Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere & After Party + Watch Preview Of First Episode

Spring may be here but winter is coming. Cordially invited by HBO my sister and I attended the highly anticipated ‘Game of Thrones‘ season 4 premiere, held in New York, at Lincoln Center‘s Avery Fisher Hall. Unlike other high-profiled premieres, HBO partnered with Facebook to telecast the night’s initial festivities, treating the core of the show’s success…the(…)

Music: Kelela

Music: Kelela

 “I would like to do Brandy but weirder… Something that would resonate with most people, but make them feel a little uncomfortable.” -Kelela   With plans of becoming a Jazz Musician,  Los Angeles based singer, Kelela Mizanekristos or known just as Kelela looked to legends, Betty Carter and Sarah Vaughan as sources of inspiration…but as definite as(…)

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

“Whereas the academic discourse on skin color politics tends to focus primarily on the sociopolitical disadvantages associated with having dark skin in a racialized society, (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race explores potential disadvantages related with having light skin, particularly among people of African descent – racial ambiguity and contested racial authenticity.   “Often(…)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

Courtesy of HBO I was sent a few new ‘Girls‘ episodes to preview before they aired in the following weeks, and lets just say you are in for a major turning point tonight. Last week for the first time we had a more intimate look inside Hannah’s family that extended past the usual Mother and(…)

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

Written and Directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter, John Ridley, of 12 Years A Slave, ‘All Is By My Side’ takes a look into the formative breakthrough years of the legendary, American rock n’roll Musician/ Singer/Songwriter, Jimi Hendrix, before his before his accidental death from barbiturate-related asphyxia at the age of 27 in 1970.  Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist/Producer and Actor, Andre Benjamin (aka Andre 300) nails his dead on(…)

Le Tricycle: Meals On Wheels with Coralie & Daqui

Le Tricycle: Meals On Wheels with Coralie & Daqui

“Le Tricycle is a concept kitchen for the nomadic vegetarian”…well the nomadic vegetarian never looked so good! Meet Coralie Jouhier and Daqui Gomis, creators of Le Tricycle; a twist on the surge of popular food trucks that have emerged through the years, by bringing a modern take on the  ”all-american” classic food…the HOT DOG, all via(…)

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

“Throughout New York Fashion Week, illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers is capturing the scene with impressionistic portraits of the fashion set.” -New York Times                                                                (…)

My Life In Vogue

My Life In Vogue

via: Vogue Magazine (March Issue)     “Starting on March 3rd Vogue.com brings you into the real lives of 6 brilliant young women -an educator, a musician, an actress, an asset manager, a design guru and a blogger-discovered on the streets of New York. In intimate mini films by See-Think’s Andrew Neel and Luke Meyer, these(…)

Behind the Scenes with Greenroom Magazine, Zoe Kravitz & ‘Lolawolf’

Behind the Scenes with Greenroom Magazine, Zoe Kravitz & ‘Lolawolf’

On Martin Luther King day not only was I in remembrance of one of the greatest influential figures of our time, but simultaneously conducting an interview with Greenroom Magazine, for their cover feature with band members, Zoe Kravitz, James Levy and Jimmy Giannopoulos of ‘Lolawolf‘.     A new quarterly publication highlighting musicians, progressive urban culture,(…)

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

“Even the juggling is naughty! Don’t bring the children, this ain’t no big apple circus.” -New York Times   I was invited by the beautiful and jaw-dropping talented hula hoop virtuoso, Marawa, to see her perform last night in the off-broadway show, La Soirée, held at the Union Square Theatre in NY. Winner of the 2012 London Cabaret Awards, La Soirée(…)