Events

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Weekend

How To Celebrate Junkanoo Carnival Weekend 

There’s always a uniqueness to every city and country that hosts Carnival. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to be invited by Bahamas Tourism to this year’s Junkanoo Carnival Weekend in Nassau. Celebrating its third year the Junkanoo Carnival is a celebration of the Bahamian culture and heritage. If you’ve never experienced mas in the […] Read more…

10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

Outside of cultural and architectural travel, music is something I love. Live bands are everything to me. I have musicians in my family and remember going to sleep with my father playing his bass guitar. Coachella is over and Fyre Festival was a major fail, but what about the more affordable summer festivals for music […] Read more…

Marta Scarampi Soft Launch Party

Marta Scarampi Ready-To-Wear Soft Launch Party

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Italian designer, Marta Scarampi’s soft launch party in SoHo debuting her ready-to-wear collection, launching in January 2017. The line features limited-edition garments inspired by occasions including Business, Cocktail, Weekend, Party and Gala.    About the Marta Scarampi Brand Marta Scarampi is an Italian couture fashion designer.  After growing up with […] Read more…

Girls Night Out for TORUK - The First Flight

Girls Night Out for TORUK – The First Flight

[box]I was provided complimentary tickets for TORUK – The First Flight in exchange for my honest opinion. All photos are credited to Errisson Lawrence for Cirque du Soleil[/box] A few days after returning from Greece, my cousin and I continued with her birthday celebration at the Barclay’s Center for the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s TORUK – The First […] Read more…

Indo-Caribbean Style at Bazodee the Movie Premiere

[box]Jewelry and shirt were provided for the movie premiere.[/box] Excited about covering Bazodee the Movie as press, the question of ‘what to wear?” stayed in my mind. Going with the African-Indian theme of the movie, I wanted to include NYC Urban, Indian and Caribbean looks, so I came up with what I call an “Urban-Beti”. Beti is a […] Read more…

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

[box]I was provided press passes to the Bazodee movie premiere in exchange for my honest opinion. No other compensation was received.[/box] BA•ZO•DEE (adj) A state of confusion; a state of love Last week Soca lovers along with men and women within the film and Caribbean entertainment industry gathered at the Play Station Theater witnessing Caribbean […] Read more…

Enjoying Paint Nite with Yummi Studios

A few days ago, I went to my first paint nite presented by Yummi Studios at the Post Office Cafe in Babylon, NY. Attending a paint nite has been on my 30 before 30 list, so when my friend asked me to go, I was excited.   The event was called “Piña Colada Paint & Sip”. If you […] Read more…

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