House of Grayling Purnell Fall 2019 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Former child actor turned fashion designer, Grayling Purnell knows no creative limits. His signature line House of Grayling Purnell includes a list of star-studded clients from Snoop Dogg to Wyclef Jean and a feature in Vogue magazine. Grayling says his inspiration to design stems from a childhood dressed […]

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Burning Guitars Fall 2019 Couture Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Philly designers Smiley Jonez & Saiyd Muhammed of Burning Guitars dazzled their audience with their American Street Style Euro Couture. Inspired by music legend Jimmy Hendrix and his burning guitar, the design duo created wearable avant-garde with a rock star flare. Influenced by Candyland, hairstyling was playful […]

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Stevie Boi – Pink Factory – Spring 2019 Collection

Date: Sunday, September 9th. Venue: The Metropolitan Couture eyewear designer to the stars Stevie Boi has framed the faces of such celebs as Beyonce and Madonna, his brand featured on the cover of Vogue, and has since expanded his collection to include Ready-To-Wear fashion. Boi’s Spring line entitled Pink Factory celebrates youth and beauty with warm and soft colors in […]

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Jeffree Star Cosmetics – Northern Lights Supreme Frost Pro Palette

This holiday season Jeffree Star introduces his newest highlighting palette inspired by trips to Alaska’s Northern Lights. The six color pan features a combination of topper shades and intense finishes for face and body that’s super wearable and versatile. Color range is truly impressive: Alaskan ice (icy white with a green undertone), Thawed Out (topper: lavender icy pink), Below Freezing […]

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Topping Designs Spring 2019 Couture Collection

Date: Saturday, September 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation The all-inclusive world of Topping Designs lays its foundation in feminism and acceptance. Designer Duane Topping defines beauty in individualism, encompassing all queer, intersect, transgender and those outside the bell curve. Topping Designs also pride itself in using deadstock fabric to create unique and socially responsible fashion. As a retired military man, […]

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Alexandra Bujan Spring 2019 Fashion Show

Date: Saturday, September 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation  From starring in films to fashion designing, twelve year old prodigy Alexandra Bujan lives a life most city dwellers only dream about. For her newest collection, hair and makeup was Coachella fabulous, with young models showcasing stripe tribal face paint, winged liner, chocolate smokey eyes, glossy lips, a pulled back pony, coupled […]

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Community Conversation With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ady Barkan

Democratic Socialists gathered together for a Listening Tour with special guest speakers Democratic Primary winner of New York’s 14th Congressional District Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and progressive activist Ady Barkan. Community open dialogue began with Johnathan Smith, President of the NY Metro Area Postal Union urging the audience to support Postal Banking. Over 9 million Americans have no access to […]

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Darryl Strawberry – A Testament of God’s Transformative Power

Date: Sunday, June 10th    Venue: Evangel Church (New Jersey) MLB All-star Darryl Strawberry shared his journey, from golden boy athlete to his plagues with drug addiction, debt and prison, to a complete transformation through Christ Jesus. Strawberry recalled memories of his mother, always praying God’s salvation over her children. He spoke of losing both his sister […]

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Kentaro Kameyama – Fall 2018 – Ready-To-Wear Collection

(Venue: Angel Oresanz Center) (Date: Thursday, February 8th) Kentaro Kameyama returns to the Big Apple to rewin the hearts of New Yorkers. The Season 16 Project Runway winner unveiled his newest fall collection to a packed venue of fashion influencers. The classical pianist California designer relied heavily upon mysteriously rhythmic piano melodies to set the tone for his runway presentation. Inspired by Japanese aesthetic and […]

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Shaun King Writing Workshop At NYU

(Venue: NYU Global Center) (Date: Saturday, March 24th) Real Justice PAC co-founder, activist and Intercept columnist Shaun King returns to New York for a crash course in media/writing. The former history professor began his presentation walking students through the significance of late German historian Leopold von Ranke, how his contributions helped decode the status quo, even drawing analog to the […]

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Louis Armstrong House Museum

Venue: Louis Armstrong House  Location: 34-56 107th Street, Corona NY 11368 World renowned Jazz artist Louis Armstrong, though a New Orleans native, lived with his wife Lucille in a mid-century brick house in Corona Queens, New York. “We’re right out here with the rest of the colored folk and the Puerto Ricans and Italians and […]

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