Iambic: 6 months as a publisher

I created and published a local literary zine / guide book in Sacramento that has been in circulation for six months. It is called Iambic. Click here to head over to the Iambic Tab. I never thought I would be a magazine publisher but here is why I did it. This article below was added to Iambic issue 6: Downtown Sacramento offers dozen of venues for art events. Second … Continue reading Iambic: 6 months as a publisher

My Sherman Hemsley story

When I found out that Sherman Hemsley has died last week, it made me pause and reminisce about him. His acting career has spanned most of my life. Even with 3 successive shows and cameos, his acting career was paramount and his celebrity status has kept him relevant in the entertainment industry.  His short stature has given people, like comedian Kevin Hart or Martin Lawrence, a positive role model to be inspire by … Continue reading My Sherman Hemsley story

Iambic’s Meet the Host: Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams extraordinary story goes beyond being a open mic host at Sacramento Poetry Center.  She is a speaker, published writer/ poet, English teacher, Coach, and visual artist. She considers herself an artistic Healer.  Her website, Restory your life, present her work and her experience with Post traumatic stress disorder.  I interview Wendy with 10 unique questions for July’s issue: When did you start writing poetry and why … Continue reading Iambic’s Meet the Host: Wendy Williams

Iambic’s Meet the Host: NSAA: Part 1

Lawrence “NSAA” Dinkins is a Renaissance man: Veteran Poet, Poetry Show Host, Blogger, Recording artist, photographer, graphic designer, podcaster, entrepreneur and book author. A Detroit native, his portfolio life has made him an active artist in the Sacramento art and poetry scene. He appears in June’s Issue of Iambic. His latest event is Poet vs. Band on June 11, 2017 At Gold Lion Arts (2733 … Continue reading Iambic’s Meet the Host: NSAA: Part 1

Chris Cornell(even I liked him)

In the 90s, I experience a moment in music. Hip-hop was starting to propel itself beyond the ghettos into the suburbs and rural areas. House music started the push of dance music that evolved even further than what is even played on the radio.  Even pop music started to become a formula that could be used in any genre of music and create song that would saturate the radio and billboard charts.  But, what about happen to rock music?

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