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Scarlet: A Celebration of Female Expression 

Our 4th event is coming to The Bronx on July 9th! Tickets will be available here starting April 7th.

This year we have an amazing panel of 6 female artists, intellects, and entrepreneurs, along with a line-up of comedians, dancers, spoken word artists, photographers, illustrators, tattoo artists, and other visual artists - as always - all performers are women! 

We have very limited seating - first come, first served. All artists are women, men are welcomed to come experience the show. ;)

Scarlet: A Celebration of Female Expression

Scarlet: A Celebration of Female Expression is a night focused on celebrating the strength, creativity, and intelligence of women. 

VIP 5pm-8pm: VIP guests enjoyed dinner and drinks while participating in a  discussion panel and Q&A featuring writer mpfrias, nutritionist Organic Olivia, fitness guru Luz Guerrero, spoken word artists Jasmine Mans and Afrolatina Divina. The VIP show also showcases live art, belly dancing, come sets, singing performance, a book exchange, spoken word, a salsa performance, and more! 

General Admission 9pm-11pm: General admission guests enjoyed music, drinks, and live art while socializing and networking throughout our three floor venue. Every 20 minutes, a performance will take place, which includes belly dancing, spoken word, salsa, singing, and more! 

| 5 Painters | 2 Photographers | 2 Spoken Word Artists | 2 Comedians | 4 Salsa Performers | 1 Singer | 1 Belly Dancer

| 1 Tattoo Artist | 1 Illustrator | 1 Author | 


When: Saturday, August 6th

Where: 165 Allen St - Amazing 3 floor venue on The Lower East Side!

Men are welcome! :)

Scarlet: A Celebration of Latino Expression

September 24th, 2015 - Coming to The Bronx for Hispanic Heritage Month

art | photography | dancing | capoeira | intellectual conversations | networking | contests | raffles | special guests | traditional food | drinks | spoken word | live band | comedians & more!

A portion of all proceeds will go to POTS  “Part of the Solution,” an organization in The Bronx (located on Webster Ave and 197th) that offers dozens of services to families in need. In a year, POTS serves over 25,ooo meals – 8,000 of them to children. Over 4,000 people are helped by their showers, barbershop, and clothing closet. Over 3,000 children receive back-to-school supplies, thanksgiving turkeys, and holiday gifts. They also provide legal representation to residents in risk of eviction. Every $25 raised feeds a family of four.


Scarlet: A Celebration of Latino Expression is a night honoring the art, music, and food of our culture. The purpose of this showcase is to highlight the talent that comes from Latin and Hispanic countries, bring awareness to the struggle of immigrants in America, and fundraise for our community (and have a GREAT time while doing it!)

  • mpfrias / Producer & Curator
  • Special GuestYaris Sanchez
  • Special Guest  – Brenda Nuñez
  • Comedian  – Tommy Peña
  • Host Erykeffany Jimenez
  • Adeline Lulo / Photographer
  • Carlos Augosto / Illustrator
  • Chris Herrera / Illustrator
  • Gabriel Ferreira / Painter
  • Jeniva Quinones / Photographer
  • Jesse Ovalles / Videographer
  • Misael Cabral / Graphic Designer
  • Nelson Olmeda / Graphic Designer
  • Event Photographer/ VideographerAilyn Robles
  • JuvieLive Band / Tipico & Classic Bachata
  • Salsa Lesson / Nelise Vargas
  • Rebecca Rivera / Spoken Word

Tickets sold out (approx. 250 people)

Scarlet: A Celebration of Female Expression

May 1st, 2015 - Williamsburg Loft

4 Painters, 2 Illustrators, 2 Photographers, 2 Jiu Jitsu Grapplers, 3 Comedians, 2 Spoken Word Artists, 1 Key-Note Speaker, 2 Hosts, 1 Sculptor, 1 Chef: ALL WOMEN. 

 ScarletA Celebration of Female Expression is a showcase centralized on feminism and 'women supporting women,' overall. The exciting night was broken up into two sections: 1. dinner/ discussion, and 2. performance/ gallery. And yes, all women!

Dinner/ Discussion: 4pm-530pm - VIP guests enjoyed a 5 course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Diamond Wynn and an open bar with presenters. They participated in a book exchange, intellectual discussions with strangers in NYC, and formed meaningful connections.

Performance / Gallery: 6pm-8pm & 830pm-1030pm - Everyone was free to walk around and appreciate the paintings around the venue, while interacting with other guests and performers. Artists participated in Live-Art during this time. Every 15 minutes, someone interrupted the social event and performed.

  • Erykeffany Jimenez & Carolina Vargas - Host
  • Diamond Wynn - Chef
  • Vianca Jager Self Defense Demo - Jiu Jitsu Practitioner
  • Jillian DeCoursey  Self Defense Demo - Jiu Jitsu Practitioner
  • Ashley Gavin - Comedian
  • Kimberley Hellem - Comedian
  • Tara Cannistraci - Comedian
  • Millie Crespo @cocaineandcaviar / Mally Lopez @mallyhennesseyy / Vivian Beason @vvgras /  Daniela Mariot @danielamariot / Cruzileisy Velasquez @crewzee / Malanya Graham @malanyagrahamstudio - Visual Artists
  • Michelle Muzyka @papermichi - Paper Sculptor
  • Flordalis Espinal @flordalis - Photographer
  • Destiny Mabry speaks about the effects of domestic violence and depression - Key Note Speaker
  • Tiffany De Jesus - Event Photographer
  • Elizabeth Acevedo @Acevedowrites, artist of famous "Hair" poem - Spoken Word
  • Frankie Reese @WonderFrankie from the MTV show "In The Heights" - Spoken Word