I was born in Guinea, in a family of Griots (Djeli). I learnt to play the Balafon (wooden Xylophone) and later the Kora, the Manding harp-lute.
As a singer and a musician, I developed a very intimate bond with my unique 32-stringed kora and even if I never wander too far from traditional rhythms, this has never prevented me from using my Kora for unexpected styles : salsa, flamenco, Blues and jazz.
The Design District’s new weekend brunch destination is Commons Club, the ground-level restaurant inside Virgin Hotels Dallas. The Kitchen in Commons Club headed up by celebrated Chef Matt McCallister has announced the exciting launch of a brunch menu for those … Continue reading →
Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge, which returned to North Texas with its Uptown location earlier this year, will open its second location Monday, July 20 at Dallas’ iconic Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas. “Primo’s opening has been such a success … Continue reading →
Recognized as one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich, Addison Oktoberfest, scheduled Sept. 17 – 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The health and safety of attendees, vendors, volunteers, staff and the local community … Continue reading →
by Steven Doyle You are most likely familiar with a handful of wonderful spots in Dallas to eek out decent dim sum. You can read about those here. We recently stumbled upon an additional find that until now has gone … Continue reading →
Texas is famous for many things: great weather, live music, sports, and cowboys. Another claim to fame comes in a form of Texas Barbeque, the Lone Star State’s legendary smokey flavored meats that are lovingly cooked for several hours to achieve optimum … Continue reading →