Journeys of an Afro-Atlantic Envoy: With George Nelson Preston on Harlem Heights

frontis: Forever Between Two Renaisances.  Triptych from Tristes Tropiques/Sadly, the Tropics (2016) The Museum of Art and Origins, 430 West 162nd St, NYC, NY 10032 As is our custom, I am having a twilight tea with the artist, poet, collector and scholar George Nelson Preston amidst the curated clutter of his home, studio and museum […]

Opening Night: HABITNYC

HABITnyc.  Wardrobe & Costume Rentals women’s wear.  over 7000 pieces: shorts, skirts, dresses, day dresses, tutus, cocktail dresses, caftans, shirts, skirts, tank tops, turtlenecks, jumpers, rompers, evening gowns, ball gowns, crinolines, lingerie, body suits, maillots, bikinis, t-shirts, blouses, coats, suits, tap pants, jeans, capris, twin sets & cardigans, rain coats, ponchos, jean jackets, capes & […]

Shawshank time and then deported. Dempsey Hawkins.

After 38 years in a US prison, a British born man serving life is sent back to a country he barely knew. A cold and biting January wind was blowing through Washington DC as I sat in Dulles International Airport awaiting my flight to Britain. Earlier that morning I had been lying on my bed […]