Category: Music

Country music's Lindi Ortega is rocking "Little Red Boots" and telling "Little Lies"...

Country music's Lindi Ortega is rocking "Little Red Boots" and telling "Little Lies"...
On direct line from her hometown Toronto, Canada.  I had the chance to chat with one of country music’s rising stars Lindi Ortega.  To discuss her life as an artist, her new album “Little Red Boots” and here’s what she had to say. Lindi how would you define your musical style? You know I’m very... Read more »

Melissa Gomez on the M.GO Fashion Show 2011...Vive Latino!

Melissa Gomez on the M.GO Fashion Show 2011...Vive Latino!
Ok, so I know Melissa G. from a mutual friend who I will call for the time being Jenny S(exy).  And I have followed M.GO fashion since I could follow it.  I must give props to the Cirque de la Mode fashion show at Tantrix this past Friday night-it worked on many levels. I could... Read more »

GOT D.A.M....the Next Big Thing???

GOT D.A.M....the Next Big Thing???
We’ll I can’t say for certain…I’ve been persuaded into attending this experimental exploration of Dance, Art and Music presented by the young Howard University upstart-Maya-Camille Broussard and her partner Chrishon Lampley-who’ve founded Three Peas Art Lounge in the South Loop. I’ll keep an open mind-before judging. If you love experimenting-then GOT D.A.M…we’ve got something in... Read more »
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Goapele Shines at the Shrine with a Taste of Milk & Honey

Goapele Shines at the Shrine with a Taste of Milk & Honey
After an outstanding performance-soul songstress-Goapele offered a glimpse of what she’s all about and why she has continued to stand the test of time in an exclusive backstage interview.Q. Tell me about your new project-Milk & Honey. A.  This will be my third major project coming out this summer-named Milk & Honey.  It’s going to... Read more »

J. Cheikh Launches Collection at Loft on Lake

J. Cheikh Launches Collection at Loft on Lake
Hosted by Marcus Riley of NBC Chicago–J. Cheikh premiered their fall/winter collection last night before a hip crowd of fashionistas.  Just ahead of their showing at New York Fashion week in February-it was a night for mixing, mingling, flirting and of course networking.  The event took place at Loft on Lake with special performances by... Read more »

Rosina Mae-Fashion for the girl on the go

Rosina Mae-Fashion for the girl on the go
Set at the Deboniar Social Club this past Saturday night-supreme fashionista Rose Mae Turner-produced her second annual fashion show for her Chicago based clothing line Rosina Mae.  I missed her inaugural event last year-and made sure I didn’t let that happen again.  Known for her swimwear, cover-ups and party dresses; the show on Saturday also... Read more »
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A Passport to Design Fashion Ball by Latinos...fun for everyone.

A Passport to Design Fashion Ball by Latinos...fun for everyone.
Latino Fashion Week saved the very best for last with the grand finale-A Passport to Design, Fashion Ball.  Staged at the Mercedes-Benz on North Avenue-this was surely the biggest night of the week. The premiere designers on the Runway included Lazaro Perez, Jaer Caban, Carlos Campos and John Dunn; along with STITCH Designs by Jose... Read more »

IMPACTO-Kickoff to Latino Fashion Week was Moda in the City and much more...

IMPACTO-Kickoff to Latino Fashion Week was Moda in the City and much more...
The 4th installment of this brilliant fashion conception-the vision of it’s founders Cesar Rolon and Arabel Alva Rosales is clear: Latinos are making their mark in Fashion here in Chicago and around the world.  Their artistry is evident and it is quite exciting to see it unfold. “Moda in the City” was an invitation only... Read more »

The Art of Fashion-a grand finale to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010

The Art of Fashion-a grand finale to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010
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The vibe was electric to Kickoff Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 at Millennium Park

The vibe was electric to Kickoff Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 at Millennium Park
Courtesy of Macy’s and CS Magazine-the Kickoff to Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 featured accomplished designers from the Chicago Fashion Incubator Program.  It also featured the energy and style that has put Chicago on the Fashion Map.  Those in attendance could feel the electric vibe-as VIPs mixed and mingled in anticipation of a great runway show-cocktails... Read more »
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