Portrait Drawings with Pencils 2014

Sometime this year I started to take up drawing.  The only class I’d ever taken was in college and it was a beginning drawing class.  I was terrible at it. I decided this… Continue reading

Road Trip – Seattle to New York City Via Canada, August-September 2014

ALL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS SHOT USING THE NOKIA 925 PHONE Some photos and a video of my cross country road trip.  Canada country that is!  We first flew into Seattle to pick up… Continue reading

Pamella Roland Spring 2015 Collection at MBFW, 9 Sept 2014, NYC

A few photos I shot of Pamella Roland’s Spring 2015 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Salon at Lincoln Center on 9 September 2014. Head on over to TrendBoardNYC to view the… Continue reading

Dead Gaze and The Mystery Lights at the Seaport Music Festival, 22 August 2014, NYC

Dead Gaze and The Mystery Lights performed Friday night at the Seaport Music Festival at the South Street Seaport. The Mystery Lights were so good, with their 60s sound influenced by iconic bands… Continue reading

Boogarins at the Seaport Music Festival, 15 August 2014, NYC

Hailing from Goiânia, Brazil, Boogarins’ influences seem a mixture of 60s psychedelia and bossa nova.  The jam sessions are abundant, as well as the laid back attitude while enjoying their moment on stage. If you watch Fernando Almeida’s… Continue reading

Black Bananas & Shockwave Riderz at the Seaport Music Festival, Photo Gallery, 8 August 2014, NYC

Here are some photos from Friday’s Seaport Music Festival with Black Bananas and Shockwave Riderz. I definitely loved Shockwave Riderz.  They reminded me of BRMC and the drums were intense. As always, the… Continue reading

Temples, Here We Go Magic, Spires at RiverRocksNYC, 7 August 2014, NYC

Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks final show of the summer season concluded last night with a mind blowing set by UK’s Temples, Here We Go Magic, and Spires. I have been in love with… Continue reading

Thursday Plans? Spires Plays RiverRocks Concert Series, 7 August 2014, NYC

One of my favorite bands, Spires, will be performing at the RiverRocks concert series at Pier 54 today, Thursday. The band are set to open up the night which also includes UK headliners… Continue reading

Alvvays at Rough Trade, 28 July 2013, Brooklyn, NY

Alvvays performed at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn tonight. I am really liking their music…alot.  Singer/guitarist Molly Rankin continues with her self-deprecating ways as she referred to herself and the band (all color… Continue reading

Calvin Love and Las Rosas at the Seaport Music Festival, 18 July 2014, NYC

This post is about a week late, my apologies, but the images were not showing up in my card reader.  A week and a trip to Canada later for some rest and relaxation,… Continue reading

That Perfect Find – Shopping in Montreal, 22 July 2014

There are plenty of boutiques in Montreal. The only problem is you can’t buy everything you want. And sometimes it just does’t come in your size. I found these two dresses at Olam… Continue reading

Protomartyr and Alvvays at the Seaport Music Festival, 11 July 2014, New York City

The Seaport Music Festival kicked off last night at the South Street Seaport with Toronto’s Alvvays, whose sound can only described as ‘pretty’.  Not just a pretty band, but their music is quite… Continue reading

Wild Beasts and Mutual Benefit at RiverRocks 2014, 10 July 2014, New York City

The annual Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks festival opened this season Thursday night with Mercury prize nominated Wild Beasts from Kendal, UK.  Opening up for the Brits was the wanderlusting mind and creations of Jordan… Continue reading

Free Shows This Week – RiverRocks, Seaport Music, 4Knots Festival, 10, 11, 12 July 2014, NYC

Free music this week!  It all starts with the RiverRocks music series with UK’s Wild Beast headlining Thursday evening at Pier 84. Friday, Protomartyr headline at the Seaport Music Festival at the South… Continue reading

British Summer Time with Maximo Park, The Enemy, The Pogues – Photos, 5 July 2014, London, UK

Photos of The Enemy, The Pogues, and Maximo Park performing at BST Hyde Park: Barclaycard British Summer Time in London, UK this weekend. The Enemy were great.  It was during their performance that… Continue reading

The Libertines at Hyde Park and Pete Doherty Book Signing at Waterstones, 4-5 July 2014, London, UK

The boys in the band re-united for a night at Hyde Park during BST Hyde Park: Barclaycard British Summer Time festival in London, UK.  It was great to ‘see’ Pete, Carl, John, and… Continue reading

The Griswolds and SPEAK at Rough Trade, 18 June 2014, Brooklyn

Oz band The Griswolds and Austinites SPEAK performed at Rough Trade Brooklyn Wednesday evening. If you like dancing, you’ll love both.  The Griswolds have a massive US tour, so do check them out. … Continue reading

Worldwide Knitting In Public Day Subway Project, 14 June 2014, NYC

This Saturday the 14th is Worldwide Knitting in Public Day at Bryant Park.  My volunteer group and I are participating in a subway knitting project on the same day as WWKIP Day. The… Continue reading

Band Alert – Rare Darling (Los Angeles, Stockholm)

Beautiful band alert.  And I don’t just mean physically.  The music is hooky, dance-worthy, and the vocals are harmoniously vibrant. Rare Darling is Connie Ha of Los Angeles and Filip Bekic of Stockholm,… Continue reading

AJ Davila y Terror Amor, Plastic Pinks, Shocked Minds, GunFight! at Cake Shop, 2 May 2014, NYC

Last night’s late show at the Cake Shop with AJ Davila of Davila 666.  Also on the bill were Florida’s Plastic Pinks, and Brooklyn’s Shocked Minds and GunFight! It was a warm day and… Continue reading