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Event: THE BOX THAT ROCKS: 30 Years of Video Music Box and the Rise of Hip Hop Music & Culture

The Box That Rocks

Art and hip-hop are high on my favorite things list, so I’m really excited about tomorrow’s opening event for THE BOX THAT ROCKS: 30 Years of Video Music Box and the Rise of Hip Hop Music & Culture at Brooklyn’s MoCADA.  The exhibit celebrates Video Music Box’s impact on urban music and culture. Created and hosted […]

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Street Art in Williamsburg

Street Art in the Burg

  I was riding my bike on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend when this street art caught my eye.  I love graffiti when it’s tastefully done and not defacing private property.  The above is a great example of that. The below is a mural I saw on the Billionaire Boys Club blog.  […]

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Santa Marta Favelas

Santa Marta Favelas

Color changing the face of the community of Santa Marta in Rio de Janeiro.  More on the project here.

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Video: How to Deal When Client Don’t Pay

This is a fantastic video that speaks to how to ensure payment from your clients. It particularly references designers, but is a great resource for anyone in or looking to get into an entrepreneurial field. It’s about 39 minutes long, but totally worth it. Enjoy! Cubicles Are Inhumane via Marcus Troy

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Upcoming Event: Shop & Mingle

Shop and Mingle

If you’re in the NY area this weekend, head up to Harlem to check out the Shop and Mingle event.  The event will feature work from up and coming visual artists and fashion designers.  Light refreshments will also be served.  Click here to RSVP. Food/drink, fashion and art – I think I’m in love.  Hope […]

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Upcoming Event: SHE’S SO DOPE

SHE'S SO DOPE flyer

If you reside in the NY area and can make it out to Brooklyn this Saturday, come check out the SHE’S SO DOPE event.  The event celebrates Black women with art, live performances and delicious food/drink.  All funds raised will support the New Afrikan Womens Caucus general programming, as well as efforts to create a […]

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Color Bringing People Together

Color community

I was recently introduced to an online community of color enthusiasts at colourlovers.com.  On the site, users can join millions of other color fanatics in creating their own palettes/patterns or draw inspiration from the over 1 million existing ones.  In addition to this, participants have access to articles and trends on recent events and discoveries […]

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