Tenacity And Struggle To The Art World: Artist David “Star City” White
Former dealer turned fine artist David “Star City” White embodies the changing character of New York City. After a youth spent hustling, Star City broke into the art world with his show “My Red is Not Your Red”. Star City’s artworks are forward looking expressions of the positive wisdom he’s accrued over a lifetime of challenge.
Corbin Harris Runs With The Locals of NYC
We were stoked to partner with Corbin and The Local, General Pants' new Manhattan store, to produce this short film about what it's like growing up and hanging out in New York City. Corbin hangs out with bike crew, Self Made Ryderz, and the boys from MERK, an internationally-born, NYC-bred music collective. Along the way, he catches their local wisdom on the high energy melting-pot culture of New York City.
Gypsy Ravish channels ancient wisdom in New England. The Wiccan High Priestess leads the Temple of Nine Wells each Halloween, aka Witches’ New Year, to commemorate the departed and celebrate the turning of the seasons.
Caribbean Social Club
South Williamsburg is one big family to Tonita. Real name Maria Antonia Cay, Tonita is the proprietor of the Caribbean Social Club, a community beer parlor that turns into a charitable kitchen each Sunday.
After Hours Flowers
Marlon Moctezuma doesn’t have time for sleep. This Upper West Side night-owl is the owner of After Hours Flowers, an all-hours flowery delivery service that’s bringing romance to New York City, 24/7, 365.
Lauren Flax brings the love to her sets, self, and community. The Detroit-born, Bushwick-based DJ is a one woman antidote for the other-phobic crankiness polluting American political culture.