*PHOTOS* ARTS BEATS & EATS NETWORKING MIXER (RECAP)
Arts, Beats & Eats is a monthly networking mixer in the city of Philadelphia organized by Shaheed Rucker , Curran Swint and Gianni Lee that contributes to the well-being of society through health initiatives and community service efforts. Arts , Beats & Eats is an event where individuals can grow personally and professionally. Monthly themes focus on “giving back” through toy , book , clothing and food drives. Other themes surround educating our guest on health , political and social ills that plague our community. Individuals are able to enjoy live art , spoken word , and fine music while shopping different local vendors.
This month’s theme focused on the donation of shoes , members and attendees helped provide over 400 pairs of shoes for the Covenant House organization which is an organization that provides services to homeless and runaway youth. Taqiy Muhammad controlled the easel , creating classic paintings in a timely manner. Guest enjoyed various vendors across the city including Neo Daviso , DNTN Brand , NatrlBornHeartbrkers ( @TheNatrlBorns) , Vth Color Clothing Brand @VthcolorClothin) , Mijourne Jewelry , CovaaGurl Jewelry , Chai Tea Vintage , Ahmood Mirage , and Maryann’s~Daughter. Spoken word artist traveled from as far as Boston to perform , artist Royale L’radin and Maroon Mirage shared their passion on the main front performing multiple pieces.
Overall Arts , Beats and Eats continues to be a success thanks to our continuos supporters and new teammates Lauren Thilmen and Danielle Jeter. We look forward to February’s Arts Beats & Eats “Superbowl Sunday” Black History Edition 2.5.12.