VIDEO: “If The World Was A Poem” // The Amiri Baraka Sessions CD Release + Tribute Concert | Curated by Thomas Sayers Ellis // Bowery Poetry Club

Heroes Are Gang Leaders, the 2018 Winners of the American Book Award for Oral Literature, celebrate the release of “The Amiri Baraka Sessions” and pay tribute to the highly influential poet / activist + jazz critic at The Bowery Poetry Club in New York.  January 14, 2019

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SLIDE SHOW + VIDEO: The Real Catwalk Flash Mob Fashion Show + After Party / Times Square, NY

On December 1, 2018, super model, and founder of “The Real Catwalk”, Khrysty Ana and her team of  fashionistas took over Times Square, New York with a awe inspiring flash mob fashion show celebrating inclusivity of plus size + diverse models in the modeling industry.  It was a day of celebration, self-appreciation, and love for all models and body types as they strutted their stuff down the runway!

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SLIDESHOW: (Vogue Italia): Endless Echo Hat Designer, Heidi Lee // Fifth Avenue, New York

Artist + Hat Designer, Heidi Lee wearing her signature @swarovski crystal “Endless Echo Hat” for the crowd at the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade + Bonnet Festival / Midtown, New York / April 1, 2018

Here’s what Heidi had to say about her creation on her website…

“Consisting of eight overlapping faces (referencing Hellenic classical antiquity) the Echo Hat reimagines the myth of Echo and Narcissus as an allegory of the post-internet age; it raises ethical questions about surveillance technologies and the millennial age of the selfie. It is also a visual pun on the “Echo Chamber” effect of the internet: in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission and repetition inside an “enclosed” system, often drowning out different or competing views (globalization of social media)”  (source

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