Blackbook Love

My blackbook is blessed with some heavy hittas. #handstyles #livinglegends #peepgame     Don’t forget to bring your blackbook to the annual Dream Day celebration happening this Saturday, August 15! Happy birthday #KINGDREAM!

DREAM Day 2014

This past Saturday some of the Bay Area’s best DJs and artists gathered to pay tribute to Oakland’s beloved Graffiti King and Bay Area legend, Mike “DREAM” Francisco. Recognized worldwide as a style master, Dream’s graffiti established the visual aesthetic of Oakland’s Hip Hop culture and put The Town on the map of what is…

Saturday, August 23rd | Dream Day 2014

DREAM DAY 2014 “Dream but don’t sleep.” Saturday, August 23rd Greenpeace Yard 955 7th Street, Oakland, CA 2pm-7pm Photo Cred: Repost from Marty WillieMaze Aranaydo & Vogue One Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mike “Dream” Francisco. LIVE painting by TDK Crew & Fam DJs // Day Party vibes Food/Bevvys Print Signing by VOGUE TDK…

Snippets

My last two posts were short and sweet due to the holidays. But that also means I’ve got myself a nice little compilation of happenings from the past couple weeks. Apparently staycay does not equal R&R.  Don’t get me wrong…I’m not complaining in the least. All signs of the year to come.  Because as me…

DREAM…The Calm Before the Storm

If you missed LEGACY: The Art of Mike DREAM Francisco shown at the International Hotel earlier this year, here’s your chance to see it again.  The exhibit, now showing at Eastside Arts Alliance, displays original works by DREAM and the TDK family.  In the words of a graffiti pioneer, “Dream, but don’t sleep.” – Mike…

Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit

Inspiration.  It’s the one word that surrounds absolutely everything I do. And I can find it anywhere and in everything.  But sometimes, it’s handed to me and the hunt for it isn’t necessary. Last weekend I checked out the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit currently showing at the de Young.  One of the best fashion exhibits…

Best of Both Worlds

We got it all in the Bay.  City life, burb life, the hood, the hills, water, woods, sun and even snow. Last week I had the best of both worlds.  Got in some RARE Spring powder.  Then to the City for the closing reception for DREAM…rest in POWER.  (Yes, I’m rhymin.)  Spring powder… ————————————————————————————————————- …brings…

Art is Life is Love

I’ve always been one to pay attention to my surroundings, whether it’s being pleasantly surprised by the sudden whiff of bread baking, hearing the distant sounds of a train going by, feeling the bump of bass vibrating through your bones, watching birds fly by in that perfect pattern, or seeing a particular color only a…