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Name: Tashion Folkes
Style Locale: New York, Brixton and Jamaica (i love colors)
Describe your style in five words or less: Fun, individualistic, fashionable, fresh, me
If your style had a soundtrack, what would it be? This would be a little difficult; but here are my ingredients, 1 cup of Jay-Z, 1/2 cup of Etta James, 1 tablespoons of Coldplay, 2 teaspoons of Ameil Larrieux, 2 cups of Beenie Man, a pinch of the Weeknd, a scoop of James Brown, a dash of Gaga, a sprinkle of Micheal Jackson and Miles and top it of with Jeezy, walla, magic!
A.Case is Editor of Style Sidebar.
AKA: Aoede’s Hands
Hails From: Was born in L.A, grew up in a village in the South of France called "La Gavotte" (Like the dance)
Grind of Choice: Afropean Jewellery Designer, Singer and Producer
What I want to be known for: My music and making African Fabric Handmade Accessories that will make people feel wonderful!
Daphné's Bio-line: "the fashion testimony of a globally influenced generation"
Check out Daphné's website... Aoedeshands
Jummy Bankè is Editor of Society Pages
Society HAE presents...
AFRIKA21 @ Brooklyn Museum
On Feb. 2nd, Society HAE hosted the ultimate pop up interactive experience. AFRIKA21 @ Brooklyn Museum was a celebration of Africa's next wave of musicians, artists and makers. Through interactive pop up "experience pods" AFRIKA21 provided attendees with an opportunity to experience contemporary African culture in a dynamic and fun setting.
It was an early start to the beginning of what was to be a busy yet historical day for Social Week Lagos. Being the first African country to host the 5 year old event, there was an excitement in the air.
Terra Kulture, one of the three Social Media Week hubs was host to one of the first events of the day. Heralded as "Africa's biggest street party" the Calabar Festival is a month long event which includes a two day carnival that takes place in Cross River State, Nigeria. The festival's chairman Nzan Ogbe shared with the audience (which included his mother who he mentioned, is an avid user of Blackberry Messenger!) a brief history of the festival and how social media played an…
New Voices in Black Cinema
Presented by ActNow Foundation
Showcases Black Independent Film
10 New York premieres including Big Words, 18 Ius Soli & The Undershepherd starring Isaiah Washington
Spoken Word Poet Saul Williams in film ‘Aujoud’hui (Tey)’ and
Director Adam Leon of film ‘Gimme the Loot’ Among Special Guests
Here's how you can score tickets to see FEMI KUTI & THE POSITIVE FORCE
Click the link below and fill out the form. if you're one of the lucky…
Happy new year (just about!) This month’s edition of the BUFF Blog is guest-written by actor/writer/director Femi Oyeniran whose first film as a director (‘Fresh Off Da Boat’) was screened at the 2009 British Urban Film Festival. Follow @femioyeniran and @buffenterprises on Twitter…
The Difference between making a Short and making a Feature Film
I’ve had the question put to me a few times- what is the difference between making a feature film and a short film? I have identified a few key differences but this is not an exhaustive or exclusive list. There are many factors at play but for me, the key factors are: the purpose of the screenplay, raising finance and the role of talent. I will also give more insight…Continue