Entries by Andaiye Taylor

Sneak peak: The world at Newark’s fingertips

BrickCityLive’s full interview with Jimi Olaghere is now live. You can read it here. We continue preview week with a first look at BrickCityLive’s conversation with Jimi Olaghere. The Newark resident’s story is more than a tale of one person’s entrepreneurship. It also demonstrates the extent to which Newark is at the world’s crossroads. In addition to […]

Arting up vacant spaces downtown Newark

Evonne Davis, artistic director of Gallery Aferro on Market Street, discusses a possible art installation with artist LNY, on the third floor of the building that housed the former Bushberg Brothers furniture store at Market and Washington Streets. The building is one of a handful on the block that Aferro is looking to activate as […]

Shot of the Day: The Sports Authorities

Has Jay Z lost touch with his audience? Is it possible to do business with a person you know is prejudiced against your race?  How easy is it to publicly speak about yourself for ten minutes straight? Do lakes have currents? All Access 660’s Sunday morning show is about sports – and there’s plenty of […]

Beyond Brick City: An unauthorized art crawl in Maputo, Mozambique

From its high-end galleries to its mixed-use workspaces, its decked out restaurants to its traditional markets, and even in the building exteriors themselves, Maputo, Mozambique features a vibrant, organic art scene. Here are some of its must-sees. I recently took a tri-city trip to Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Maputo, Mozambique (with a stop off on safari […]