Indie Manager Spotlight – Andre Clarke

Part 2 of our “Indie Manager Spotlight” is on Andre Clarke, who manages¬†TTK – visual artist, painter and sneaker customizer. I met Dre through mutual friends and knew him as the guy who hosted the cool hip hop showcases. He became the host for my “Show & Tell” events last year, and I’m really happy … Continue reading

“Art Episodes” by Marthalicia Matarrita

Marthalicia Matarrita is a super-talented visual artist whom I’ve known for a few years now. I’m always supportive of her endeavors, because those endeavors seek to support the talents of others. Her “Art Episodes” follows other visual artists at various events, and I had the opportunity to watch her document a couple of them. Check … Continue reading

TTK’s Chicken & Waffle Wednesdays – 10.27.10

Last Wednesday, TTK organized the first (of many, I hope) chicken & waffle party at this loft near the South St. Seaport. All you can eat chicken & waffles, open bar, music by DJ Kraff, artwork by TTK…what more can you ask for? Well the host went IN, and also made French toast and shrimp … Continue reading

TTK – “The Urban Equestrian” Polo Art Show – 8.6.10

Painting by TTK Last night, in a loft near the South Street Seaport, something epic happened… TTK, sneaker customizer and artist, fused his love of art and fashion and presented a solo exhibit inspired by Ralph Lauren’s Polo line and pop culture entitled “The Urban Equestrian”. ¬†After seeing the teaser painting he displayed at the … Continue reading

“G”-Status: TTK @ Casio G-Shock Event @ Hammerstein Ballroom – 8.2.10

Monday, I got to play personal photographer for artist and sneaker customizer extraordinaire TTK. He, along with other brands such as Laura Luxe, Vault Harlem, Blue Star Jets and Dollhouse, took over the VIP gift suite at the Casio G-Shock Event at the Hammerstein Ballroom, where celebrities stopped by to check out some of the … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 11.18.09

My apologies for being a couple of days late…I sometimes forget that my city doesn’t sleep, even when I decide to do so… If you went to Top $ Raz’s video shoot for “DEAD,” The Roc Raida tribute at SOB’s or the last Roots Jam Session @ Highline Ballroom (hopefully not FOREVER!), then you started … Continue reading

G-Shock Event @ Cipriani – 8.5.09

So I get the call from Andre Clarke to cover the G-Shock “Shock The World 2009” event featuring a performance by Kanye West earlier this week… I didn’t mention it to you guys because honestly, I didn’t much about it. I just knew I was going to be covering the gifting suite, where TTK would … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 7.29.09

Got a few more events for ya’ll to check out this week. Mark your calendars! Thursday, 7.30.09 All I have to say is…tomorrow is going to be a monster of a night. Thursday is the new Friday, in case you didn’t know. In addition to the Diesel:U:Music Tour @ Webster Hall & Order Water @ … Continue reading