When the chanteuse, Sy Smith, answered my call, I never expected her to describe her Underground sound as music for the war.  But she took my hand and we began to dig a little through her lyrics.  I suddenly saw chains on my feet that had enslaved and grounded me to the rhythms and confines […]
Zeus is Black!   Hakeem Kae-Kazim is the go-to actor in the UK, Hollywood, and the entire African Continent for strong and commanding character. Nigerian by birth but trained in United Kingdom, Hakeem currently lives in South Africa and is in the middle of filming a television series entitled Troy, where he plays Zeus, the […]
By happenstance, I ended up choosing The Federal Bar for dinner to meet the Canadian choreographer, Hollywood Jade.  As we entered, the locale was dimly lit with tables that seemed to feel like separate small islands.  No one seemed to notice us as we walked in.  In fact, it seemed that everyone was so deeply […]
Wrist, knuckle, knee, toe, neck, pop, hit!   To a dancer, this just might make perfect sense.  For Jamal Sims, choreographer to the stars, this could be easily the first 4-count.  I met Jamal on the Toni Braxton Secrets Tour in 1996.  It is hard to believe that it was so long ago.  Nevertheless, we have […]
Candice Hoyes is classical train singer, she works as an opera singer. Singing rep from Baroque music to new works, such as Marriage of Figaro. She sings in many languages and a lot of jazz as well.  She started studding music at the age of 6 when she began learning classical piano, but she had […]
1. Schedule Frequent Manicures As soon as you get engaged, everyone is going to ask to see that rock “the RING”.  You gonna want to keep those nails and hands together with regular manis. A great opportunity  to experiment with colors and get to know your manicurist. Pro tip: Let your nail beds dictate the shape of […]
Summer is finally here in D.C.! Check out what events African American professionals in Washington, DC should attend this July. 2nd Wednesdays featuring Derick Ebert July 12, 2017   Sweetlife Block Party: DC July 15, 2017   Black Lives Matter DC Open House July 18, 2017   Black Women and the Making of “Chocolate City” […]
  In my line of work, I come across so many amazing restaurants and eateries. While in D.C. last fall, I was taken to this cute eclectic spot right outside of Washington. It was called Milk and Honey. I had heard about it from friends who said it’s a must try while in the city. Since it’s […]
Summer is finally here in The Hotlanta! Check out what events Black professionals in Atlanta should attend this July. Atlantis Day Party Saturdays in July Eden On Peachtree Sunday Day Party Sundays in July Opera Gardens Day Party Sundays in July Sundresses & Sangria II July 6, 2017 The R&B Dinner Party July 7, 2017 […]
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