Monthly Archives: July 2012
FELA! has once again returned to Broadway at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre to share the electrifying story of a man who played a pivotal role in igniting young people through socially conscious music about the government in Nigeria. Based on the life of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the play takes place in the late 70’s during the peak of Fela Kutis’ status as an influential composer and political activist. Read the rest of this entry
A recent adventure to the Apollo Theater in Harlem USA allowed me to experience one of the treasures which has been the home for many artists from musical genres of blues, jazz, R&B, soul, and hip-hop just to name a few. A talented array of artists and musicians had the chance to make their journey to stardom in this historic treasure. While I’ve walked passed this venue many times, I’ve never taken an opportunity to go inside the doors. Only to see others go in for shows and of course take pictures of myself standing outside the venue.
It’s the month of July and this year is flying by so quick!! Hope it’s fun stuff for you to do in your town as July has been declared “Anti Boredom Month”! Listen to my latest adventure as I have a One on One Conversation with Mr. Terrance Harrington, Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, Helping Others Provide Excellence (H.O.P.E)! Terrance gives us information about the organization and how you can get involved! Get ready to enjoy this adventure we take a trip to the Midwest and talk to #peoplemakingmoves! Read the rest of this entry
Despite the scorching heat, I love what the summertime brings out in communities throughout the city! Whether it’s street fairs, block parties, recreational activities, or my favorite, BBQ’s, it’s always something to get into. A Saturday trip uptown allowed me to experience the East Harlem Multi-Cultural Festival at La Placita de La Marqueta in El Barrio, NYC. Read the rest of this entry
Everyone has a special talent they can offer to the world. Maybe you’re passionate about drawing out blueprints, being involved in civic engagements, producing music to keep the world entertained, or even teaching future generations. Whatever your passion is in life, use your talents and know the limits are endless.