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Javon Johnson: Spoken Word/Slam Poet

Many of you may have heard of Javon Johnson, a brilliant, highly-awarded spoken world/slam poet, but I only recently discovered his videos earlier this year. While hilarious and witty with his wordplay, his powerful poetry dives into the issues surrounding critical race and gender theories. Ironically, every part of me goes numb because of the…

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KENIYA X : STREETWEAR PASTICHE (TOM* |FW|Toronto Men’s Fashion Week Review)

PASTICHE Noun 1. a work of art that mixes styles, materials, etc.  Keniya X, designer Godfrey Mensah, stays true to the brand’s deconstructionist DNA in his Fall/ Winter 2015 runway presentation at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week. The Toronto based label takes traditional menswear garments and infuses them with various textures and designs. For instance, Keniya’s third piece was a bomber jacket that was…

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GOLDEN RULES FOR CITY BIKING

In the spirit of the beginning of Spring, many city dwellers are starting to think about spending more time outdoors, and cyclists are itching to get back on the road. This cycling nerd has a funny way of putting his thoughts in summary about the rules of cycling in NYC. If you are just starting…