Food, Gifts, House Music, Japan, Okinawa, Osaka, restaurants, Travel

Return to Japan!

#10yearslater I remember being interviewed after applying for this teaching job and not knowing what to expect....they asked me where I wanted to work and I told them straight away Tokyo. They weren't sure that I'd like Tokyo because it was expensive and overcrowded. Okay. I knew I wanted to be some place where the… Continue reading Return to Japan!

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Travel Inspiration – Return to New York City

'I'm nostalgic because this is kinda the reason why the blog started..'

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END OF YEAR House Music Series – House of Pela – Afrobeta Bodega Boston

I got a flyer from the SecSeeTemp<3 ladies of house (Brigette,Denise) a few weeks back that read 'House of Pela'.  It looked like the sticker label for a bottle of hot sauce. Hot sauce ain't bad..... What's a House of Pela? What's an 'Afrobeta Bodega'?  I asked proud Dominican DJ via Boston all that. So… Continue reading END OF YEAR House Music Series – House of Pela – Afrobeta Bodega Boston

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House Music Series – Jellybean Returns to Revival – International

Trust your instincts. These are the parting words of a talented artist whose career has spanned many decades. Trusting his instincts has taken him to  places unimaginable. Literally. As a child from South Bronx, NY he says, 'there were only two options amongst my friends...' to be a drug dealer or a bouncer at a… Continue reading House Music Series – Jellybean Returns to Revival – International

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House Music Series – Nothin’ But a Little Monday Night Reading – TRIBE – Zepherin Dean Saint Brings the Heat with Some Thoughts…..

After reading so much about his accomplishments and time spent in the industry- the descriptions I heard were all positive. His intense level of creativity...his tenacity for music and his jet-setting Tribe crew....I had questions about what started it all and what keeps the whole thing going... I hit up the TRIBE website and was… Continue reading House Music Series – Nothin’ But a Little Monday Night Reading – TRIBE – Zepherin Dean Saint Brings the Heat with Some Thoughts…..

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Boddhi At Bunda Lounge in Toronto

Lights dimmed, incense burning (precisely Nag Champa), music is just right- Late night date? No, not at all. It was the Toronto leg of DJ/Producer Boddhi Satva's Canadian tour. I had been wondering about Boddhi the artist after stumbling on a podcast a few years ago and was assigned his latest 'Ancestral Interpretations Pt. 2'… Continue reading Boddhi At Bunda Lounge in Toronto