Hello all. Well I got another blog post for you all. I think I am digging this format. What ya'll think?
Anyway, herre are some pics from evenstI attended and what is goin on aroun the town(PICS BY MAATOLOGY AND STL-ONLINE.COM) .
CENTER PIC: Mr. Couture 2007 Corey hayes with Marquita Buchanan at Testoscouture Fashion Show Competition at Studio Altius on Mothers Day (PICS BY MS. TAKEOFFYOUR COOL) LEFT: The Men of Testocouture (From left standing Brian Tillman, Alan Cooley, Emmanuel Hayes, John Gearries, brother from tee-shirt company Convert and Convict, and Sesamir Yearby--Sitting--Corey Hayes)
NEXT PICS: Mocha Latte and Sonia Brascomb (when you gonna open another club guhl! LOL) taking a pic during intermission from Latte;s hot Wednesday nite poetry set Got Lyrics at the Loft Wednesday.... Mocha Latte giving an audience member a gift....YOURS TRULY (in the shades) with Chi-town native Tamekyo at the Mayweather/Hoya fight party at Bar Italia....FROM GOT LYRICS--Robert Dillard (in the dreads)....King Israel (holding up her book)....Rhino (on the mike with the crowd). This brotha flipped out. He started singing a love song to the sistas then stopped the DJ (Reminisce) and said he wasnt feelin the song and then broke out into this I'm a thug-nigga poem. It was CLASSSSSSSSIC!....Inseperable Woman (in yellow shirt). She told me she was goin to be in the upcoming fashion /gospel play, "Unpleasant Excitement" at Harris Stowe in June (SEE EVENTZ on OUT 190 for more info) !...Poet Lighting (in the brown and tan ensem)....The crowd soakin it all in at Got Lyrics.....LAST PIC: (East) STL singer and 2004 American Idol finalist Deandre Perryman on the set of his video , "Taylor Made."
STL-TIDBITZ. A few employees from Foxy/Hot 104.1 emailed me wondering why I didnt put any pics of their radio station from the Annie Malone parade on my blog on OUT 192. No hard feelings. It was nothing personal. Just a lot opf pics to choose from. . As a matter of factLY, I posted one one therre right at thr top (on OUT 192) . Thanks for putting me in check Congrats to my girl Mocha LAtte for being featured in the fashion section of the ST. Louis Post Dispatch over the weekend. I hear the pic is quite animated, but hey, I say any publicity is good publicty. LOL....I saw comedian and former Club Dreams owner Maurice G making a rare public appearance at Mocha LAtte's Got Lyrics Wednesday. he also did a jokey kind of poem on how poets do their poetry which was amusing. ....STL rapper Huey is doing better than what I expected withhis debut single, "Pop, Lock and drop it" on the Billboard cahrts. Thsi week it moves up one spot up to No. 6 on the Hot 100, holds at No. 6 on the R&B/Hip Hop charts for a second week, and moves up one back to No. 2 on the Rap Charts.
EXTRA EVENT-BITZ Laughs on the Landing presents Thursday Night Comedy with comedian Marc Simmons, May 24, 8 p.m., 801 N. 2nd St.. for info and reservations contact 314.241.5233. (Tell em you got the info from Ma’at!)
MEMORIAL WEEKEND KICK-OFF FRIDAY, MAY 25th @ POSH (408 N. EUCLID) Doors @ 9 pm Party til 1:30 am No Cover Kick off the Memorial Day Weekend with a special night at Posh (408 N. Euclid in the Central West End). DJ Kue will be spinning hip-hop, soul and r&b.
The May Eye Candy Party is Saturday the 26th @ The Loft. There will be FREE massages from the Downtown Halo Salon and chocolate covered strawberrys from Edible Arrangements. Some lucky person will win a day at the Halo Spa! Who will be Miss May Eye Candy Model? Ladies have a chance to win $500 and a premier PR package from MPAC. The PR package includes: radio interviews, television appearances, picture and bio in the St. Louis American, and photo shoots! All ladies have to do to enter is register for FREE before 11:00. It's a party not a pageant! For more info or bottle service call 314.226.5777
The 16th Annual African Arts Festival (AAF) will take place Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28 at the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park. The festival, structured to capture the essence of the African Diaspora, unifies the community in celebration of African and African-American culture through visual art, dance, music, demonstrations, vendors, food and more. This year’s theme, "BRINGING THE GIFTS OF AFRICA TO LIGHT", exposes the rich, ingrained cultural traditions that have crossed ethnic boundaries, transcended generations and bridged global gaps. All festival events held at the World’s Fair Pavilion Saturday through Monday are open and free to the public. Festival hours are Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. For more information, please call 314-935-9676 or visit the festival web site at: http://stlafricanartsfest.org/for more info on events. FYI, local actress Shawn Guy will be performing in a play entitled Thy Will Be Done on the Muny rehearsal stage at 2:00 on Sunday.
Art on “The Other Side of the Tracks” an evening of art, live music, wine and hors d'oeuvreswhere: Studio Altius & bright spot studio, 3518 / 3520 Greenwood Blvd. in Maplewoodwhen: Friday June 8, 2007, 6-10 p.m.featuring plein air paintings and studio work by: M. Shawn Cornell, Anne M. Ibur, David Huth and Benjamin Guffee& fine art photography by: Lisa Arnold, David Cerven, Darlene McGee, Kathryn Redell, Lee Shannon Rhoades, and Mark Schwigenfor more information, visit:www.studioaltius.com/othersidePLEASE RSVP TO: firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ben at (314)315-1986
There will be two white linen parties going on in the STL on Sunday, May 27., One is at the Loft starting at 9 p.m. and the other will be held at the Regional Arts Commsision starting at 8 p.m.
NYC-EVENTZ. Gordon Chambers NJ Release Party/Performance...Friday, May 25th @ The Chronicle Please join us for an intimate evening with Grammy Award Winning Songwriter GORDON CHAMBERSas we celebrate the release of his new album,"LOVE STORIES"FRIDAY, MAY 25TH at New Jersey's newest "hotspot," THE CHRTHE CHRONICLE RESTAURANT 15 S. Essex Avenue East Orange, New Jersey Price: Please reserve your table for dinner in advance...Space is limited! Info: Dedra N. Tate (917)217-2222 or email@example.com. For a sneak preview, check out www.gordonchambers.com
FOR MORE EVENTZ, GO TO OUT 190.
Well that be it, between tomorrow and next week, I will talk about the blood, sweat and tears from putting on my first fashionshow TESTOSCOUTURE!
For more info and pub, hit me up at firstname.lastname@example.org!