Key Notes & Brush Strokes – Angelo Hart (Part II)

For Artist and Pianist Angelo Hart, his most recent album Storyteller is an experimental mix of Jazz and Classical music, destined to connect with a focused mind. An instrumental collection of emotions and improv, bouncing around the keys like a brush from Jackson Pollock, it’s difficult to describe the genre of music Hart is making, but not the musical impact. Different from your typical arrangement of blaring mixes jamming multiple instruments into a seamless harmony, this is the story of creating with just one.

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Key Notes & Brush Strokes – Angelo Hart (Part I)

For Artist and Pianist Angelo Hart, his most recent album Storyteller is an experimental mix of Jazz and Classical music, destined to connect with a focused mind. An instrumental collection of emotions and improv, bouncing around the keys like a brush from Jackson Pollock, it’s difficult to describe the genre of music Hart is making, but not the musical impact. Different from your typical arrangement of blaring mixes jamming multiple instruments into a seamless harmony, this is the story of creating with just one.

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Still Cozy AF

“My thoughts as we were caught in the rain, on a day off, in my favorite sweater, “this Obey sweater from 2010 is still cozy AF.”

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Top 6 Lessons Learned of 2016

2016. A year of big steps, fashion trends, social disarray, and mannequin challenges, that early morning scroll was never short of something interesting or something trash-worthy. On the other hand, for myself personally, it was one of the most influential years of my life.

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Hip Hop Day 2016

November 19, 2016

Officially dubbed Hip Hop Day by the mayor of Phoenix, Greg Stanton, it looks like Arizona has its newest official holiday to celebrate. Taking place every 3rd Saturday of November, this years Hip Hop Festival took things to new heights for themselves and the community of artists it serves. Invited to come and capture the experience of the festivities, there was definitely plenty to see.

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As The Winter Comes…

And when the winter comes,

so does the spirit it brings.

 

The spirit of the past.

A reflection of where your body has taken you. Everything it has went through to survive and land you in the moving presence of now, today was always your lucky day.

 

The spirit of the present.

A gift in its essence.

Mindful of the lessons and tactics,

yesterday was gone but always left a message… The one who was there was the one who knew the truth.

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Suede Ways

While it might be no surprise that suede is making a strong move into the spotlight of trending fabrics, this forest green baseball jersey might be the first of many to make a strong move into my closet.

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A Square 1 Experience: Extra Layers

Part III

The third installment and another successful showing from Square 1 Phx, “Extra Layers” turned out to be a showing that might have been our best one yet. From the amount of people who came out, to the overall presentation inside, the chance to focus on fashion designers and their art form was the opportunity we were waiting for…

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Autumn ’16 – Pantone Collection

A Unity of Strength, Confidence, and Complexity.

Fully describing the direction of Pantone’s Fall Color Report, this seasons collection of colors revolve around the tranquility, strength, and optimism of the Blue Family. Anchoring a selection of earth tones that are always apart of the fall/winter seasons, this years palette looks to incorporate a more lively and unexpected pop of color.

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The Late Night Oil

Burning the late night oil, the candle isn’t the only thing on fire.

Similar to the light dancing around the room, my mind knew how to groove too.

Riding along a train of thought that never seems to stop, but only buries its tracks in between the still moments of nothing, I stayed up.

When keeping the dream alive keeps me alive, the late night oil is more important than you realize.

-B

 

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Square 1 PHX: Extra Layers

Part III of the series and featuring the Fashion portion of the experience, Extra Layers is a themed fashion show set up with 3 creative runway shows, spoken word acts, and a good energy to continue building a special series of artistic events.

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28 huh?…

28 years old… That sound crazy to you?

I can tell it does by the look on everyones faces when I tell them its true.

The frame of someone half my age, some things don’t change, but that’s not whats important

What’s important is the mental state.

28 times I’ve taken my laps around the universal calendar inching towards the oddly unwelcome’d “home stretch”

Only to run into the outlook that there’s nothing left,

But I beg to differ.

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