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.
Women’s History month is a great time to reflect and honor women who are making their mark in society.While women are continually shattering glass ceiling, it’s always great to have a celebration which honors their contributions in society. On Tuesday, March 13, 2102 Inspired in New York held their Honoree series at Tian at the Riverside in Harlem, New York.
Fashion Week has come and gone, but here’s what I captured from it all! On February 11, 2012 Iman Cosmetics gave an informative evening of consultations and conversations with the theme An Iconic Beauty in Every Era at the Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem, NY. Iman Cosmetics industry experts, Byron Barnes, Make-up Artist to the stars, along with Desiree Reid, General Manager, talked about the evolution of beauty, the Iman product line, and educated the guest on the importance of keeping your skin up to par. Luckily, others can get this invaluable information through Iman’s book entitled, The Beauty of Color: The Ultimate Beauty Guide for Skin of Color. Read the rest of this entry
What better way to kick off Black History Month than to celebrate the progression of Black culture by attending the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY for their Inaugural Stage for Debate series where authors Steve Stoute and William C. Rhoden discussed whether or not culture and sports are in a “post-black” moment. Moderated by Danyel Smith, Editor of Billboard magazine, culture critic, and sports enthusiast, this debate opened the minds of the audience to evaluate the progression of Black culture.