Art, Living, & Design Archives - Page 2 of 10 - Mocha Man Style
National Portrait Gallery Unveils Portraits of Former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively. The artworks were revealed in a private ceremony in the museum’s Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard as part of the Portrait Gallery’s... Read more
The Art & Soul of Creativity: Lloyd Gite, Owner of The Gite Gallery
The Art & Soul of Creativity is a regular video series that profiles creative, interesting people around the world. Watch more episodes on YouTube. Lloyd Gite has always been fascinated by Africa. This fascination led him to open The Gite Gallery, a commercial art gallery in Houston, TX, that... Read more
We Tried John Legend’s LVE Wine and Here’s What We Thought
I have been a John Legend fan ever since I first heard his debut single, “Ordinary People,” from his album Get Lifted. The song was a poignant, raw, and earnest reflection on relationships. Since then, Legend has made many more great songs, won numerous awards (Grammy, Golden Globe, and Oscar),... Read more
Best Bets for Burgers at Applebee’s
This post is sponsored by Applebee’s. All opinions are my own. My sons and I like to explore Houston and try different things. One day, we scheduled several exciting activities – archery, slot car racing, and an art festival. Needless to say, we were famished by the end of... Read more
Happy Hour at Applebee’s Just Got Happier for the Holidays
This post is sponsored by Applebee’s. All opinions are my own. The holiday season can be hectic and stressful. Sometimes you need to take a break to recollect yourself and relax before jumping back into your holiday planning and shopping. After a day of buying gifts for my family,... Read more
Mocha Man Style’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017
Shopping for the men in your life can be a bit difficult. You want to get something a little more thoughtful than a gift card, but there are only so many ties you can buy in a lifetime. The editors at Mocha Man Style want to your holiday shopping... Read more
Free Meals for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel at Applebee’s on Veterans Day
This post is sponsored by Applebee’s. All opinions are my own. It’s always nice when a company does something to honor our the men and women who serve our country in the military. On Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar will honor America’s veterans and active-duty... Read more
Applebee’s DollaRitas are the Best Way to Spend a Buck
This post is sponsored by Applebee’s. All opinions are my own. One Thursday evening, I was feeling a bit disappointed after finding out the car I was trying to buy had sold a couple of hours before I went to the dealership. I was hungry, tired, and frustrated. I... Read more
Tacolandia is Like Heaven for Taco Lovers
Tacos are the perfect food – delicious, portable, and filling. One of the great things about living in Houston is that I can eat tacos for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (something I’ve done several times). If you love tacos as much as I do, then you must attend Tacolandia.... Read more
Mario Andres Robinson Creates Classic Art With a Soul
“The weight of being an artist is heavy.” — Mario Andres Robinson. Mario Andres Robinson is a serious artist. He thinks deeply about what art means and it’s power to impact people’s lives. “The real power of art is the ability to galvanize and organize all those pigments and... Read more