Intro & Beginnings Aaron Childs was on to something when he was gifted a drum kit at the age of 2 and turned it into a fort. Now a musician with years of experience under his belt, Aaron speaks of his new EP, No Rewrites, with imaginative enthusiasm I picture his younger self had building […]

artist checkin, artist interview, Music

August 9, 2023

Aaron Childs Drops ‘No Rewrites,’ and it’s full of sunshine

Lebanese & Chicago based artist, Reckless Darling drops Gypsy Jazz influenced EP, Thru the Front Door, teaches us the wisdom in wandering.

artist interview, Music

July 5, 2023

Reckless Darling Gifts Us a Debut EP with Gypsy Jazz Influence

Underground Brooklyn based artist, Xjermsx, drops ‘Drugs in the Bathroom,’ Ultimate Party Bop is a love letter to NYC by xJermsx

artist checkin, liveevent, Music

May 29, 2023

‘Drugs in the Bathroom,’ Ultimate Party Bop is a love letter to NYC by xJermsx

Lola Colette’s music career started earlier than most, but she’s found her own peace and true voice through nature, grounding, and support from others.

artist interview, Music

May 14, 2023

Lola Colette on early feats, nature’s influence, and being a seasoned touring & studio musician by age 21

Writer & Photographer, Andrea Nayeli, describes ‘what she likes about LA anyway’ in a beautiful essay.

creative writing, Literary

May 10, 2023

In Defense of Los Angeles

At just 21 years old, Nia has mastered the ability to use art as a powerful tool to relate to others with expressive surrealist oil paintings.

art, black owned business, fineart

April 23, 2023

When it comes to vision, Nia Simone has it

Australian-born, Chicago-built, LA-based pop singer, TAKARA, builds up tension for her new single, BAD, coming 4/20/23

artist checkin, Music

April 16, 2023

Takara is a baddie…but she’s better than bad love

Hera Jackson AKA Balkanist Discourse takes us on a sonic adventure by playing ‘what could be.’

artist interview, Music, Queer, Uncategorized

April 9, 2023

Balkanist Discourse plays with color and adventure in third album, Last Dance

Lando bids a farewell to shadow selves with his new single and video, Believe Me Lonely

artist interview, Music, music videos

March 16, 2023

Lando Chill Unmasks with “Believe Me Lonely”

R&B singer and songwriter Manasseh just released his EP, Variations VI: I’ll Be, and it’s around 21 minutes of pure vocal crème de la crème.  The EP opens up ‘I’ll Be: Live Part 1.’ Full of buttery riffs, Manasseh fearlessly climbs sonic mountains with vocal ease. He builds on himself beautifully with a bass that […]

artist checkin, black owned business, Music

March 2, 2023

Manasseh drops Variations I: I’ll Be and he assures us of many things…vocal majesty being one

Eunji Kim takes the center stage at Chicago’s Steppenwolf, to ponder the morality of taste – GOOD or BAD – as a queer immigrant of questionable means and talent.

comedy, performanceart, play/musical

June 9, 2022

Chicago Comedian, Eunji Kim, did us all a favor and embarked on 8 weeks of ketamine therapy. Her one-woman show was written shortly after.

The Fly Honeys are back after a quarantine just in time for PRIDE with a 3 day variety show at Chicago’s gorgeous Thalia Hall featuring Glitter Moneyyy, Dalton Rhodes, Panterah, & more.

art, Drag, liveevent, Music, Queer

June 3, 2022

The Fly Honeys are back with the ultimate PRIDE celebration, a 3 night variety show extravaganza at legendary Thalia Hall

Alex Jenny influences hundreds of thousands after combining identities as a therapist and drag queen.

Drag, Queer

December 2, 2021

Alex Jenny on becoming and reclaiming her title as ‘The Drag Therapist’

Previously known as Flora, Olive Avenue is back to celebrate their new, matured identity with a Halloween themed single and music video.

Music, music videos

October 28, 2021

Flora is matured, re-imagined, and back in action under new name: Olive Avenue

Stoney Slice offers marijuana infused artisan pizzas for pickup and delivery in Downtown Los Angeles.

black owned business

October 18, 2021

The Edible Experience; Reimagined by Stoney Slice

There are certain people, places, and things that simply radiate a feeling of trust. You step into them or around them and suddenly, you feel safer. More sure of yourself. This is because love is powerful, and it shows when love is prevalent.  Steven Piper is a lover. A self-proclaimed gentle giant. Someone who will […]

fineart, photographer

October 11, 2021

From street photography to portraits, Steven Piper captures more than just an image

I hate to say it but most of our business model is based off vibes! Bunny of Dreamhouse Chicago Bunny and I share a laugh over the unspoken, yet unwavering energy Dreamhouse Chicago provides show after show. Dreamhouse Chicago is production company of four industry savvy friends. Their trust in the talent of their community […]

event space, Production, Queer

September 15, 2021

Dreamhouse on redefining Chicago DIY shows – and their often repetitive, male-catering lineups

Takara is an Australian-born, Chicago-built, LA-based singer who possesses not only a powerful voice, but the ability to put her innermost thoughts and feelings into written word. It’s crazy to think she hasn’t been doing this her entire life, because the talent comes so naturally. She’s able to take painful situations and turn them into […]

artist interview, Music

August 20, 2021

TAKARA on sharing her soul thru music & moving from Australia –> Chicago –> LA trusting her talent

Morgan Markowski loves to be her own boss (a$$ b!tch) and help creative businesses reach their full potential. Has anyone else been feeling somewhat hopeful and uplifted from the self discoveries and success stories that resulted from the pandemic? I feel like everyone I know is either moving to California, joining a weed school, or […]

artist interview

July 17, 2021

Morgan Markowski on Reconstructing, Reimagining, and Modernizing All Things Branding

I feel odd, existential, half violated, and half excited when someone perceives me exactly how I’d want them to. But I also feel odd, existential, half violated, and half excited when someone perceives me- in my opinion- very wrong because even though perception is relative, it’s weird to think that I could be too. I […]

art, fineart, gallery, pilsen

July 7, 2021

The Color of Normal: A Healing Exhibit on Reflection & Perception