Tag Archives: World Art

Costa Rica 2020

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Starting my travels this year in beautiful Costa Rica! First time in this amazing Central American country, but it’s like visiting several places at once. The rainforest is epic, the beaches are spectacular and far up in the mountains at La Paz Waterfalls Resort, the climate actually changes to rain and cold. But the view from our spa was amazing!

Christmas Songs: Music from Nigeria/ the US – Tolu Akande

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Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! The whole world is getting in the mood…

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Tolu Akande is the 2nd child of Nigerian immigrants who made their way to Chicago, IL in hopes of securing a better lifestyle for themselves and their future children. Have a listen to his great christmas song “Wa,Ẹyin Olotọ”:

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Music from France – Black M

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I love all things French, including the music. Enjoy!

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Black M, born as Alpha Diallo in 1984, is a French-Guinean rapper and musician. Listen to his #1 single “Sur ma route”:

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Toques Afro House BWG Yadjaiva of Angola!

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LOVE TO DANCE? WATCH TOQUES AFRO HOUSE BWG DANCERS BRING IT! Coming from African Music TV is a dance video featuring Angola’s Toques Afro House BWG Yadjaiva, which was released at the top of the year and is garnering quite a number of views. So if you love to dance, watch the Yadjaiva dancers — who demonstrate great choreography as well as equally smart attire — present Africa’s most-popular dances, such as kukere, kuduro, and azonto, to a titillating high-tempo rhythm.Check out Toques Afro House BWG Yadjaiva here. Enjoy!

Credit: Face2face Africa

The Haiti Artist Collective

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TOMS has collaborated with The Haiti Artist Collective to create limited edition, hand painted shoes that benefit the cause of creating sustainable jobs there. Such a great concept. I love the tropical green ones in the middle!

ABOUT THE INITIATIVE
In a country with one of the highest unemployment rates in the world*, we’re creating sustainable jobs with creative solutions.

TOMS has committed to create jobs through shoe production in Haiti and to help establish and support a responsible shoe industry in the country. As a locally staffed and operated facility, we can economically empower individuals while giving big businesses a footprint to work in Haiti in the future.

Haiti Artist Collective Shoes | TOMS.com
The Haiti Artist Collective commissions local artists to create limited edition, hand-painted TOMS Shoes, providing sustainable jobs in a country with one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.
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Credit: Afrobella via TOMS