Publishing The Novel

Publishing The Novel

The process I took while publishing my first novel, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, is detailed here as well as some helpful tips for writers and authors.

Art Surrounds Me: The Sable Series

Art Surrounds Me: The Sable Series

Art Surrounds Me Series returns with a review of the Sable Series: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors.

Art Surrounds Me: Celebrating Black Print Makers & Black Women Artists

Art Surrounds Me: Celebrating Black Print Makers & Black Women Artists

The Art Surrounds Me Series returns with a look at two powerful exhibits at the Schomburg Center, Ink Unshackled: Prints from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Collection and Firelei Baez: Joy Out Of Fire featuring the work of prominent black artists.

Art Surrounds Me: The Pursuit of Art In Philly

Art Surrounds Me: The Pursuit of Art In Philly

Another edition of the Art Surrounds Me series; reflecting on a weekend trip to Philly and the Barnes Museum.

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

A review of the latest revival of the Color Purple on Broadway starring Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson.

Art Surrounds Me: Romare Bearden-Black Odyssey Exhibit

Art Surrounds Me: Romare Bearden-Black Odyssey Exhibit

The Art Surrounds Me Series explores the “Black Odyssey” collection from Romare Bearden, featured at the Wallach Art Gallery in Columbia University.

Art Surrounds Me: Ntzoke Shange Exhibit-I Found God In Myself

Art Surrounds Me: Ntzoke Shange Exhibit-I Found God In Myself

Art Surrounds Me series focuses on the exhibit, I Found God In Myself, a collection devoted to the works of Ntozake Shange at the Schomburg Center.

I Love New York: Art Surrounds Me

I Love New York: Art Surrounds Me

The I Love New York series explores what I love about New York is that the arts and culture surround me. My love of the arts and culture was passed on to me from both of my parents and my commitment to surrounding myself with it is a lifelong passion.

Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

Recalling a visit to the Schomburg Center to see the exhibit, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit.

100 Years of Flamenco in New York City: NYPL Exhibit

100 Years of Flamenco in New York City: NYPL Exhibit

A visit to the exhibit, 100 Years of Flamenco in New York City, taught me about Spanish history and culture and made me fall in love with the art form, flamenco dance, and the legendary Carmen Amaya.