Saturday, October 24, 2009

Choke, beyond talent, Long and foster

Thank you to all who came out and supported at the Choke Show !!! Long and Foster, Beyond Talent, Mama Choke, Kre8Optics himself, "Mr.Chris da Artis" (especially for helping set up with me ), Maceo, Kuroji Ntu and his Queen, as well as Ms.Shanta Monroe, Fernando The Sound-Guy, and all others who came out. I met and connected with several great folks on thursday which was really inspiring for me. I will continue doing more events like this in hopes to raise money for worthy causes !!
heres a few photos from thw evening:






Monday, October 19, 2009

CAPITOL CANVAS FOR A CAUSE ....



FRIDAY OCTOBER 23rd 530 - 8pm
Come out and support this GREAT art show hosted by BeyondTalent.org , the great folks over at Long and Foster of Capitol Hill as well as yours truly !!!!

My artwork will be available for sale and all sales will be split 50/50 between "CHoke" and Beyond Talent. There will be Wine, Food, Art and Music !!!! HOW MUCH MORE CAN YOU ASK FOR !!??

If you didnt already know, "The mission of Beyond Talent is to empower non-traditional high school graduates in the Washington, DC, area to overcome barriers to higher education and employment so they can succeed, and start cycles of success in their communities."
check them out at www.beyondtalent.org

The great people of Long and Foster are the business people that continues to be commited to supporting our community !!!! check them out at www.capitolhillhouses.com

SEE YOU THERE !!!!

THIS IS WHAT LIFE IS SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT ....







Being around folks you care about and having fun and being silly.....

Monday, October 12, 2009

BARE WITH ME FAMILY....

I HAVE JUST ONE MORE WEEK OF SCHOOL... YEP THATS RIGHT, ONE MORE WEEEEEEKKKK!!!! THIS FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR UR GIRL CHOKE . THIS HAS BEEN A LONG, HARD, CRAZY, BUSY, FUN, EXCITING, NEW, YEAR FOR ME. I HAVE SEEN AND DONE MANY THINGS AND IM SOOOO EXCITED TO KEEP IT MOVING !!!!

SO.... IM JUST WAITING FOR THIS WEEK TO BE OVER SO I CAN COME HOME , ORGANIZE MY LIFE, PAINT AND COME OUT TO MORE EVENTS.

SO WITH THAT SAID TIME FOR ME TO GET SOME SLEEP SO I CAN GET MY ASS UP AND TO SCHOOL EARLY TOMMORROW.

NIGHT NIGHT !

Sunday, October 11, 2009

GREEN FEST - DAY TWO

Day two at the green fest was awesome !! i painted ALL day met tons of new people, walked around the fest, and made a few sales !!
Special Thanks to Fabiana for inviting me back for the second day of the event and being such a great person !!! Thanks Fernando , best sound-guy ever !! (lol) and thanks to my girl Chaquis Maliq who took photos and video of me !












Saturday, October 10, 2009

GREEN FEST WANTS MORE CHOKE

after a day of painting at the green fest in DC today i was invited back to decorate the stage with my work and paint alll day on sunday!!!! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYY its alll about the painting for me, as long as i have my canvas and some paints im good to go...
SO heres photos from Sunday all day at greeenfest, i had the honor of displaying all of my artwork as the backdrop for the grand finale at the festival !! The wonderful All Female Brazilian Drum group called BATALA was performing in front of the stage where i was painting !!! it was soooo much fun !! i was even invited back next year !!!!!
I would like to shout out my girl Chaquis Malik !!!!! she did all the awesome videos and most of the photography for this great weekend. THANK YOOOOOOOOOUUUUUU !!!!!





















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Friday, October 9, 2009

CHOKE @ GREEN FEST !

come out and support the folks from Liberated Muse and myself at this years exciting GREEN FEST @ the DC convention center !! Saturday Oct. 10th. There will be plenty of fun eco-friendly, earth concious activities for all !! I will be there painting LIVE and will also bring some of my arts and crafts !!!! Come out and enjoy the weekend at GREEN FEST with yours truly.