After my recent trip to Chicago over the summer, I was made aware of the beauty and the history of the city, one in which is significant on many levels culturally creating milestones in architecture, sports, and even food. With its rich history also comes a darker side that resonates
Most people have already heard of KickStarter, a global crowd-funding platform based in the U.S. Together creators and backers make projects happen. Project creators set funding goals and deadlines. If people like a project, they can pledge money to make it happen. The company’s stated mission is to help bring
The past few weeks I have been keeping quite busy, there has been so much going on I often wonder where to begin! Which brings me back to October. One of my favorite months, most of the Jersey shore crowd seems to fade, our beaches are empty, the weather is
Just in case you missed the amazing Jeff Koons exhibit at the Whitney museum in NYC – here is a bit of it. I had the opportunity to see this exhibit. I waited in line in the rain. They told me there was no good time to go and
Keeping the art and culture of graffiti alive and firmly rooted, TDK/TMC Family does it again… With one of a kind artwork from local graffiti artists and worldwide, DJs on the 1s and 2s, flows in the cypher, Bboys, Bgirls and live drums, this type of all ages event only
Last Friday I witnessed more than 20 local MCs recreate the hip hop catalog of 1993 backed on two different stages by two of the Bay Area’s foremost young composers: JooWan Kim performing with his chamber orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj and Oakland’s own Kev Choice (Lauryn Hill’s former musical director)
Two influential rappers that I listened to growing up was Kool G. Rap and Nas. Fast Life was one of those raps that had you next level dreaming. Enjoy this classic.
The first ever Hello Kitty Con happened this weekend. I was there. I couldn’t NOT be. It was what every Hello Kitty enthusiast’s dreams are made of. Kid-size imagination in life-size reality. And I was there. I couldn’t NOT be. Happy 40th birthday Hello Kitty… and happy 40th to me.