Category: Art

Dana's Divine-3rd annual House Club Tour Pub Crawl back at it June 28, 2017

Dana's Divine-3rd annual House Club Tour Pub Crawl back at it June 28, 2017
The house music community is all warmed up for this year’s installation of the House Club Tour Pub Crawl.  The founder-Dana Divine took a moment in her busy day to speak about it and her historical contributions to house music and culture. How did you get your name Dana Divine? Well, my husband calls me... Read more »

Chef Roble on his latest successful venture Everyday People Brunch Chicago

Chef Roble on his latest successful venture Everyday People Brunch Chicago
Thanks to-Christina Rice with LuxeLife Media-I was given the opportunity to attend and meet with Bravo TV’s Chef Roble at his last visit to Chicago.  Hosting at Sawtooth Restaurant in the West Loop he was able to chat at length on his latest successful enterprise-Everyday People Brunch presented by SKYY Vodka’s House of Moscato-and this... Read more »

Redgi Woods ReFINDefined Modern Vintage Fashion at Randolph Street Market

Designers Redgi Woods and Ashley Drapes
Redgi Woods was back at it again firmly leaving  his style imprint-presenting Modern Vintage at Randolph Street Market.  Assigned with the task of bringing a youthful fashion infusion to this year’s market-he successfully left his mark with a fashion installation and fashion show. Collaborating with fashion designers Elyse Marie Vieni and Ashley Drapes along with Public... Read more »

Black:Unplugged-Revitalizing the Community through Arts in Education

Angela Davis-Human Rights Activist
On Friday December 16, Monica Haslip-Founder and Executive Director of Little Black Pearl(LBP)-launched a quarterly series featuring live poetry, arts and music entitled-Black:Unplugged.  The inaugural event was headlined by human rights activist-Dr. Angela Davis, Grammy Award winning artist Dianne Reeves, legendary songstress Nona Hendryx and musical director Terri Lyne Carrington. A very impressive list of... Read more »

Ogi Merzier: Presents her Multi-Color Collection 2012…Fabulous!

On display at the Rumble Arts Center in Humbolt Park-Ogi Merzier picked up from where she left off last year-making her own conceptual, unique and modern fashion statement that is signature Ogi. Pulling together sophisticated fashion ensembles with well thought out patterns and colorful fabrics-she continues to engage Chicago’s fashion industry with a style that... Read more »

Rosina Mae: 3rd Annual Fashion Show at Display Chicago

Rosina Mae Turner shows her consistency and artistic progression in each and every fashion show.  And last nite’s presentation at Display Chicago was true to form.  Putting it down on her birthday-we all had reason to celebrate.  A night of great fashion and fun. Bravo Rosina…Bravo!   (Eyewear presented on behalf of Labrabbit Optics.)

Vert Couture Fashion Show 2011...very haute for sure.

Vert Couture Fashion Show 2011…very haute for sure.

Kreayshawn a unique creation serving up hip hop anthems!

Coming to Chicago-August 19th at the Bottom Lounge will be a rising star in the world of Hip Hop-and she goes by the name Kreayshawn(Kree-A-Shon).  I was given the opportunity to chat with her-courtesy of the folks as Sony Music-and I found what she said to very interesting-and it’s made me definitely want to see... Read more »

Getting Diggy with Son of Rap Icon-Rev Run-promoting his debut single "Copy and Paste"

"Copy and Paste" by Diggy Simmons
It was pandemonium Saturday at PHLI Worldwide Hyde Park for the rising hip hop star-Diggy Simmons-son of industry icon Rev Run of RunDMC.  It was surprising to see such a large turnout of extremely excited fans for the 16 year old rapper.  He was in the market promoting his debut single “Copy and Paste” just... Read more »

The Chicago Fashion Set was in effect last night at the Red Canary in Wicker Park.

Chicago Fashion Connect
The Chicago Fashion Set was in effect last night at The Red Canary in Wicker Park.  This Fashion Industry Mixer is hosted by Chicago Fashion Connect’s event host/founder-Raven.  This monthly series offers designers, stylists, models, boutique owners and fashionistas a venue to network and build the a sustainable fashion industry that is undeniably Chicago’s own. ... Read more »
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