Bermuda Triangle: Debut of A PowerHouse

While I was out social butterflying at another event, Brittany Howard was debuting her new group Bermuda Triangle at the Basement East.  Nashville is growing so much and I can’t get to every single event not to mention it sold out incredibly fast.

Check out this reader submission from Syr Johnathan of the event and experience below! (THANK YOU)!

(If you attend an event and want to provide coverage and some dope images, email me: info@nashvillesocialbutterfly.com)

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Diva’s Do Divatress

(I did receive some compensation for this post, but as always, these thoughts are my own.)

I love my natural hair!  But guess what, do what works for you!  And who says naturals can’t have fun?  Yours Truly KB is ALL about having fun and spicing up your look – without breaking the budget.  Not only that but wearing wigs can be a great way to give you AND your hair a break.  I know for me, constantly wearing a wash and go can actually start to dry my hair out.  I’ve partnered with Divatress to show you some options on protective styling, as well as giving yourself a summer glow up.

I’ve partnered with Divatress to show you some options on protective styling, as well as giving yourself a summer glow up.

Personally, constantly washing and going can actually start to dry my hair out.  So Divatress, if you’re reading, I could be persuaded into a photo shoot with your product, if you want to collaborate even further!

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Nashville Boutique//Envy Boutique

This edition of Small Business Saturday I highlight the ladies of Envy Boutique. They have a great selection, city-wide pickup, and it’s easy to spend money with ladies with whom you can relate. You couldn’t ask for a better partnership. I get a lot more “no responses” than collaborations, so thanks again for taking a chance on me! Head over to Nashvillesocialbutterfly.com to see the different looks and be inspired by these emerging entrepreneurs!

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Something’s Rotten in Nashville (Literally)

A few months ago I was approved to serve on the media team for the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC). This means I’m provided with access to the shows, plays, and events coming to Nashville with the opportunity to preview them and share my experience with my readers. I might even get to interview an actor or two (in the future).

My first Broadway musical experience with Something Rotten was hilarious, bright, and high energy.  I loved it.  I found myself cheering the progagonist on, falling in love with the celebrity of Shakespeare, and following along with the popular (and funny spin) of popular Shakespeare quotes.

I’m glad my first Broadway play experience was Something Rotten.

Read on for a brief synopsis and review!

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Yours Truly KB and Women of AT&T 2017 Adult Education Fair

(All Photo Credit:  Deborah Culp, Pride Publishing Group)

If you aren’t familiar, an employee group consists of groups with common interest, for example, women, women in leadership, diversity, LGBT, etc. Women of AT&T focus is women and leadership.

Women of AT&T is an independent (and nationally recognized) 501(c)3 nonprofit organization recognized as an employee resource group.

Women of AT&T – Nashville seeks not only to serve its employees but the greater Nashville community.

And guess what, men, you are welcome to join as well.

Read on to learn about what I was doing hanging out with the Women of AT&T for their 2017 Women of Education

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Nashvillesocialbutterfly.com selected for sponsored Membership to Nashville Chamber of Commerce

Just in time for Small Business Saturday, I’d like to announce that I selected for a year sponsored membership to the Nashville Chamber of Commerce!

I’m legit yall!  I’ve met quite a few of the wonderful ladies that work for the Chamber and I would like to thank the team for recommended my membership.  I can not wait to forge relationships with this connected organization!

But to be honest, for a long time I was unclear of the Chamber of Commerce’s role in the Nashville community (and other communities around the country).  It’s ok — if you didn’t know either.  Click the link and I’ll put you on game.  

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Nashville Tee-Shirt Designer//PPPL Clothing

I always knew I was different.  Not better.  Different.  I’m the coolest most confident socially awkward inappropriate person you’ll ever meet.  I never really fit in, and I honestly stopped trying.

I was introduced to the PPPL Clothing (Peculiar People Clothing)in my (ongoing) research of the new Nashville social (media) scene.    Peculiar is one of those words that stands out because it just isn’t use that often.  And, being raised in the Souther Church scene, my head echoed of the cadence of the pastor quoting this verse:

(Now I know there are so many iterations of the bible so the KING JAMES VERSION states this):

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light”

Imagine after ever comma was a deep inhale and a body rock in the rhythmic style mimicking the ancestors.

But that verse though!!  Now I’m not religious AT ALL….but baby I know that creator of mine, whatever it may be,  made me perfect, splendid and amazing….unlike anybody else, with something special inside me that purposefully contributes to this thing called life.

Now if you feel me, Go ahead and let that shout in your spirit out.  I’ll wait.

Being a brand ambassador I get to choose my partners and I love wearing a tee that represents who I am, walking in my purpose, peculiar and all because guess what — I’m NOT like anybody else…..and neither are you.

 

Read on for wise words from PPPL Clothing Owner and Designer Tamasa Holden.

P.S.  Tamasa, I’m so proud of you sis.  This entrepreneur thing can be so tough, but you got this! New mercies and opportunities EVERY DAY.

Thank you for being so supportive and partnering with Nashvillesocialbutterfly.com

 

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#GoodVibesOnly Artist: Rudy Currence

 

Click Image to Watch Rudy’s Latest Video for “Send Me I’ll Go”

 

In preparation for this Sunday’s Urban Soul Cafe #goodvibesonly ,I made a deal with Carlos….PLEASE GET ME AN INTERVIEW!  Shout out to Carlos Hale for doing what he said he would do and getting me connected with an artist for which I’m a fan — Nashville meet Emmy and Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, producer Artist Rudy Currence.  He’s performing with this Sunday’s USCAFE gospel lineup, but don’t put him in ANY genre box.

I was introduced to him via his R&B sound on the album Digital Analog (my favorite song is UFO) and he’s not married to either gospel or r&b but in making sure his purpose is served, not matter the vehicle of musical expression and artistry.  I’m not going to lie yall, this interview was more of a perk for me than a true interview.  Read on for my chat with Rudy Currence.

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Trap Religion with Byron Harvey – Performing at #GoodVibesOnly

 

Don’t forget I am giving away (now) two pair of tickets to Sunday June 11 show a 9 Bar and Lounge.

1) LIKE Urban Soul Cafe on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USCStellars/

2) LIKE Nashvillesocialbutterfly.com on Facebook: Facebook.com/Nashvillesocialbutterfly

3). TAG 3 friends in the blog comments,  someone who would want to attend!

4). COMMENT your favorite artist from the show lineup!

I’m picking the winners every FRIDAY until June 9. Winners will be notified via Facebook. Tickets available at www.urbansoulcafe.com

 

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Byron represents the millenial believer.  In conjunction with Sunday’s event, Byron and I sat and discussed his singing career, and his views on religions and society.  I really enjoyed chatting with him and it is important that every person that is featured on NSB is someone I thoroughly endorse and support.

 Read on for the interview!

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