Blavity EmpowerHer16 Conference, NYC

Ahh, this full day event gave me so much life! Last week Blavity.com brought together Black women in digital spaces from across the country to share in new leadership learnings, entrepreneurial strategies and a focus on self-care and healing. Blavity is an online community of multi-cultural creators and influencers bringing together today's ethnic millennial audiences. …

Forest Whitaker Joins Broadway w/ revival of Hughie

As far as the NYC theater scene goes, it can be a hit or miss what you'll experience in the darkness of any given theater these days. That's why I chose to attend a panel talk first where Forest Whitaker discussed his latest venture into Broadway theater with  "Hughie" a short play by Eugine O'Niell. Sitting …

#blkgrlswurld ZINE @ ABC No Rio

#‎BLKGRLSWULRD‬ Zine is reading and performing a bit of fiddle 🎻🎼 at the Paper Cuts Book Tour this Thursday @ ABC No Rio, 7:30pm. Free event, for details please click here Join us for a panel discussion and reading session about NYC Zines and the DIY communities that support them. Featuring: - Anthony Tino from Endless …

Good Times at the Brooklyn Folk Fest

Took a little adventure down to Brooklyn Heights this weekend, hungry for relaxed banjo playing and bluegrass fiddle melodies. Upon my entering the church where the fest was being held, I came upon a small group of musicians playing a ridiculously fast Appalachian tune in the kitchen. Just like that I felt as if I …

Artist Statements Need Shorthand!

Now that Autumn is on the horizon and universities are revving back up- its grant writing time! (Artists write statements for jobs, teaching gigs, galleries etc.) Yay...meh...sigh Ok so some people enjoy writing, but I'm convinced no one likes writing about themselves. It's boring, arrogant and self-centered. But as an artist, and sometimes even for …

Circling the Chevy Towards Redemption

We are days away from the Flint Free City Public Art Festival! I stopped by the site today to check on preparations and things are looking well. Summer's here! If you don't know about the midwest there's basically no Spring season here, just Cold or Hot. It's May 1st and it's Hot. lol One of …