Posts tagged "Photos"

Scenes from the Coke Booth: EssenceFest 2015

Chef Huda
By Zondra Hughes Scenes from the Coke Booth: EssenceFest 2015 EssenceFest, a celebration of music, food, fun and womanhood–sponsored by Coca-Cola–took place recently in New Orleans. As a social media influencer for Coca-Cola, I am honored to bring you the sights and sounds of the Coke booth. Day Parties with Celebrity Djs Celebrity DJ Biz... Read more »

The Fire Sale at Johnson Publishing Company Feels Like Karma

The Fire Sale at Johnson Publishing Company Feels Like Karma
by Zondra Hughes When I read the Chicago Tribune article about Johnson Publishing Company selling its storied archive of African American images with the hope of getting $40 million (that’s about $8 per image, thanks Luvvie), I immediately thought of Hurricane Katrina. In 2005, I was an Associate Editor at Ebony magazine. At that time,... Read more »

Photos: 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Night Gala

Photos: 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Night Gala
By Zondra Hughes The 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Exhibition and Sale took place tonight at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. The Opening Night Gala was a benefit for the DuSable Museum and the South Side Community Art Center.  On Friday, October 31st, Youth Empowerment Day takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; on Saturday Winston... Read more »
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Photos: The Black Social Network in Chicago

Photos from The Black Social Network
What a night! Thank you for your support of The Black Social Network. The original stage play, written by Zondra Hughes (intro by Celeste T. Parker, editor Sylvia Snowden), was an official event of Social Media Week Chicago. The free performance took place at Chicago State University’s Breakey Theatre on Tuesday night. The traveling college... Read more »

Photos: Six Brown Chicks on the Road to Essence!

SBC Correspondents at the Maryland event.
The Six Brown Chicks and official SBC correspondents joined the Road to Essence Festival as panelists in the 4-city national tour that launched on April 26th in Atlanta and closed yesterday in Maryland. The Road to Essence Festival was a collection of four mini-festivals that paid tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival.... Read more »

Photo Diary from General Motors World

Yanni and A Comeaux with Chicks with "Coco" Ke Zhang-Miske, Engineering Business Manager for GM Global Infotainment and OnStar Engineering
Candid shots from our tour of General Motors World in Detroit Michigan. All photos by Dr. Dawj Sangster.  
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Columbus Day Parade Photos

Columbus Day Parade Photos
The 62nd Annual Columbus Day Parade, a salute to Italian culture, took place today on Columbus Drive.  The Six Brown Chicks participated in the parade, and rode in the #SBCCamaro. Watch the parade (commercial free) on ABC7, 12:30 p.m. on October 20th. Here are a few pictures from the event by Dr. Dawj. Follow the... Read more »

Scenes from the Green Tie Ball's Cadillac Photo Booth

Scenes from the Green Tie Ball's Cadillac Photo Booth
By Lydia Katherine In 1986, Donald J Deporter painted a portrait of a green Chicago. 27 years later, Deporter’s vision has grown into its key initiatives; The Expressway Partnership Program which transforms and maintains the city expressway, parkway and roadway gardens, The International Sculpture Program which collaborates with international art déco for the Chicago landscape and The Tree Partnership... Read more »

Photos: Bud Billiken Parade 2013

Photos: Bud Billiken Parade 2013
Chicago’s children enjoyed a beautiful Bud Billiken parade in the city today, to mark the upcoming school session. This year, many children may face back-to-school jitters as their schools may have changed. The Chicago Public Schools have offered ‘safe passage’ routes for the kids to experience a safer commute to school. But today, the upcoming... Read more »
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Essence Music Festival Celebrity Photos!

ALL photos by celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.
Essence Music Festival is underway in New Orleans, here are some great images from celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.