September 7, 2018

Don't you just love a good street runway show! The relaxed style in the French Riviera proved to be effortless resort wear perfection. It's obviously a vacation destination where good fashion sense is appreciated.

April 12, 2018

As Wedding Season dawns upon me and Innovative Arts Photography kicks it's gears into hi-speed, I still love to be engaging with the fashion community keeping an ear to the ground whenever possible and I'm soooooo glad I caught wind of Fashion Takeout! The Black Owned fashion boutique boasts of high fashion that will "break necks not your pockets" so you know I had to pop in and see for myself. Co-owners Bettyna Theo...

February 27, 2018

Here's a special shout out to the most epic Black History Month I can remember in recent years. I started my #BlackHistoryMonth with a bang at the Historic Ali Cultural Arts center in Pompano Beach at the amazing exhibit of 3D original art by prolific Nigerian Artist Adewale Adenle whose work addresses important figures in African Diasporic history {~on exhibit through March 29, 2018~}. Then my friends and I bought o...

The truth is, I have attended hundreds of networking events over the last 5 years as a single woman, and I have yet to encounter the possibility of true love. Though I have hope, I seem to know how this story ends. Essentially I’ve become so numb to it, simultaneously praying that I’m wrong. While, popular opinion states that finding love at a networking event is inappropriate, I beg to differ. As a matter of fa...

February 4, 2018

Warning: Don't judge me

I don't know about y'all, but my closest friends know & understand that I'm totally OCD about certain things. This also means that I find joy in very simple things. When I do laundry & my underwear drawer is full and organized sigh... almost brings a tear to my eye LOL not really, sorry not sorry :) It's the simple things in life!

BEYONNNCCCEEEE!!!

Girl, you are winning my heart over more and more! Opening up, expressing your badazz sexuality, and expressing the pertinence that Jay-Z understand the #GirlBoss that he has!!! I have said it once and will say it again, "Who cheats on Beyonce?" and WHYYYYY!!!! I have asked my boyfriend this question all day after experiencing Beyonce's Formation World Tour last night. And also while prancing aroun...

October 13, 2015

So I've been on a major journey for the last few years of my life meeting & working with so many amazing artists. I've had the priviledge of being one of the Wives in Fela On Broadway, choreographed for Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Alison Hinds to name a few and performing regularly with the Chop An Quench Band. Come with me on my quest for glory!

 

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As you all know I am Nok The Connoisseur. A man of the arts & lover of music but today I am delving into the art of fine cuisine and there is most definitely a special treat on the menu. Experimenting with food & liquor pairing is an exciting way to spend quality time cooking with my oole' lady the Miami Culture Maven herself. 

 

Being the grill master between us two, I decided to make a je...

September 16, 2015

The Soultry Speakeasy is a fine dining experience that highlights the prohibition era ‘Harlem Renaissance’ culture featuring a culinary pairing of food, wine & spirits reminiscent of the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem in the 1920s thru mid-1930s. During this period New York City’s Harlem district was transformed into a fabled cultural center; inspiring a legendary creative movement...

Life... Hmph, life seems to be filled with this and thats,

tits for tats, moments of good and bad rotating back to back,

its a war with the woes of life and you make every attempt at striking back,

enjoying life without a care in the world,

being a connoisseur of every moment just to share with the world....

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