Kita by Baby

by Rebecca Yoo Yebecca has been a visionary artist since the beginning. By upcycling unwanted pieces in her wardrobe, she redesigns a whole new flair from sketch to finished product. Her brand, Kita By Baby (@kitabybaby), has become an archive page of her self-taught artistic journey. At the end of the day, Yebecca mentions, “It’s always been … Read moreKita by Baby

(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

Interview and Photography by Anisha Patil In this interview, designer and founder Rupal Banerjee of ‘Ru by Rupal’ tells Fashion Editor and photographer Anisha Patil about her journey of self-expression through fashion, graphic design and business. From her early days influenced by her Desi parents’ business to her later days at Parsons, and more recently … Read more(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

Azania Means Freedom Project by Azania Tripp

Photos by Skye Lee (@skyelee99) “I created a collection of wearable paper collage earrings featuring images of Afrofuturism, the power of joy, and the impact of historical trauma. With the Minnesota State Arts Board| Creative Support for Individuals FY 2021 grant, I have had the ability to partner with various artists to create a virtual … Read moreAzania Means Freedom Project by Azania Tripp

UCLA HIP HOP CONGRESS FASHION SHOW by Daniel F Leka

fash·ion shownounA fashion show (French défilé de mode) is an event put on by a fashion designer toshowcase their upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories. Fashion shows debut everyseason, particularly the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons. This is where the latestfashion trends are made. “Within my work, ‘culture’ is a guiding principle in what ideas I … Read moreUCLA HIP HOP CONGRESS FASHION SHOW by Daniel F Leka

(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

Interview by Kimber Monroe, Photography by Joana Meurkens As the new Editor of Mixed Mag’s Theater, Film and TV section, I wanted to have my first stab at featuring someone who I not only consider an upcoming giant in the industry, but a fellow peer. As an BIPOC actor and writer myself, I understand the … Read more(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

Dinner Conversation

Marisa Vito (she/they) is a queer Californian poet who has published with Crab Fat Magazine, The Spectacle, and the Los Angeles Magazine. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in English Literature/Writing and is the Digital Content Manager for Copper Canyon Press, as well as an editor for literary magazine, … Read moreDinner Conversation

My Mother Eve by Mia Altamuro

Artwork by Andrea Miranda I am my Mother Eve’s child;I always want the one thingI can’t have. the entire world in front of me,the life I could live,and I want to feel you breathe on me,to love me for the fuck of it. I’m in a gardenwith everything I needsurrounding me,yet I am Eve’s daughter, … Read moreMy Mother Eve by Mia Altamuro

(Issue 15) Dance Feature: Aaliyah Thanisha

On Dancehall & Family History: In Conversation With Aaliyah Thanisha Interview by Naomi Joshi Aaliyah Thanisha is a Jamaican-German professional dancer, performer & artist, based in Berlin. On a frosty day in Germany, interviewer Naomi Joshi had the pleasure of hosting Aaliyah at her kitchen table. The two spoke for hours over coffee & cigarettes, … Read more(Issue 15) Dance Feature: Aaliyah Thanisha

(Issue 15) Music Feature: Jame Minogue

Interview by Sherin Nassar The hill I’ll die is on that Arabs and Latinos are the remix no one expected, but is truly all the rage. To me, Latinos are just like us (Arabs)- we love a big family, we go crazy over food and love to give side eye to anything that lacks flavor … Read more(Issue 15) Music Feature: Jame Minogue

(Issue 15) Prose Feature: Chloe Dulce Louvouezo

Interview by Carolina Meurkens and Selvi Bunce Chloe Dulce Louvouezo is a Congolese-American author, mother, and advocate for women whose work is driven by discourse on identity and healing. She is author of Life, I Swear: Intimate Stories from Black Women on Identity, Healing, and Self-Trust (HarperCollins Publishers, November 2021), through which she explores nuances … Read more(Issue 15) Prose Feature: Chloe Dulce Louvouezo

I Didn’t Know Much by Nwokedi Kenechukwu

Photo Source: Instagram @therealkaycee_  I didn’t know much, but I knew this was funny: The man who cheated on me a few days after we began a relationship sent me a one-thousand word breakup text beginning with a Maya Angelou quote – you know, the slightly annoying one about “people showing you who they are … Read moreI Didn’t Know Much by Nwokedi Kenechukwu

The Pink Patio: A Delightfully Refreshing Low ABV Sipper by Lisa Wright

Summer is in full swing, which means endless hours of outdoor gatherings maxing and relaxing with family and friends. And whether it’s a backyard BBQ or a pool/patio party, chances are these gatherings will involve icy, cool (and most likely alcoholic) beverages as a way to beat the heat and get into the spirit of … Read moreThe Pink Patio: A Delightfully Refreshing Low ABV Sipper by Lisa Wright

Chuddies by Marise Phillips

Image by artist duo Sacrée Frangine (@sacree_frangine) My best friend through high school was Indian by way of South Africa. She introduced me to her parents with pride: ‘Marise is more Indian than all of us, she was actually born there!’ When I first heard that, I was mortified. To me, her Gujurati family, the … Read moreChuddies by Marise Phillips

The Safe Pink House: Tacos El Pueblito in Nebraska City by Monique Quintana

Before leaving Fresno, California, and going to Nebraska City for my four-week artist residency, I research restaurants near the center. Eating out during a residency is precarious for me, as most residences are in small, white, conservative towns. I find Tacos El Pueblito, a Mexican restaurant in a hot pink building that opened in 2001. … Read moreThe Safe Pink House: Tacos El Pueblito in Nebraska City by Monique Quintana

The Last Bite: Curried Chickpeas by Sasha Lee

Cuisine: JamaicanCategories: Vegan/ Side DishCook Time: Approx. ½ hrServings: 4 Is it Curried Chickpeas? Chickpea Curry? However stylized, it’s a mouthwatering delight! This easy chickpea curry is a healthy vegan option, a flavorful, fragrant and protein-packed way to keep the menu interesting. Chickpeas are budget-friendly and quite versatile. They are among the most popular shelf-stable … Read moreThe Last Bite: Curried Chickpeas by Sasha Lee

“Naked” by Mimi Mutesa & Selvi M. Bunce – Reviewed by Capri Huffman

Photo by Mimi Mutesa 4 stars Naked: the honest musings of 2 brown women is a wide-ranging and fearlessly vulnerable collection of poetry by Mimi Mutesa and Selvi M. Bunce on everything from race to love, family to mental health, accompanied by lovely illustrations by Mutesa. In different sections, it explores the complexities of having … Read more“Naked” by Mimi Mutesa & Selvi M. Bunce – Reviewed by Capri Huffman

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