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Join Me This Sunday in The Doyennes’ Den!
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We all have doyennes in our lives, but do we truly take the time to properly celebrate them? Chana Ginelle Ewing and Tracy M. Adams, the beauties behind The Doyennes’ Den, have set out to do just that. With bboxradio.com as its home, The Doyennes’ Den showcases today’s cultural and musical talent with a distinctive Brooklyn flair. The borough of Brooklyn has seen incredible transformation, and the Den highlights the influencers leading the way. The Doyennes’ Den is an eclectic space to discover the sounds, ideas, and insights of doyennes working as DJs, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, tech innovators, culture creators and curators in Brooklyn and beyond.
“My inspiration for starting the Doyennes’ Den was two-fold. The first piece came during a discussion following the screening of The Triptych (Dir. by Terrence Nance) at the Studio Museum of Harlem. An audience member asked Baron Claiborne, director of photography and one of the artists profiled in the film, how he and Nance decided whom to profile. Claiborne said they decided to ask their friends (Sanford Biggers, Wangechi Mutu) because they know people who do cool stuff. That really stuck with me. About a year later, after finishing the Introduction to DJing course at Dubspot, figuring where and what I wanted to play, I realized that women who DJ are (still) considered to be oddities. I decided that i wanted to create a space and platform to showcase the women I know who DJ and do other dope things.”
– The Doyennes’ Den Founder, Tracy M. Adams
Co-hosts DJ Monday Blue and Chana Ginelle Ewing hit the airwaves every Sunday and guess what? Yours truly will be this week’s special guest!
Join me on bboxradio.com this Sunday (11.9) from 7-9p EST as I chat with fellow Doyennes about my career journey and share a few beauty tips for surviving a busy holiday season!
About The Doyennes’ Den Co-Hosts:
Chana Ginelle Ewing, an elder stateswoman of the millennial generation, was raised in “inner-city” Boston on a diet of hip-pop culture fantasies, girl power and “you-can-do-anything” parenting. That late 80s/90s upbringing and identity informs Chana’s work as the founder of littlebigGirl + CO. Beyond the cute name, the NYC-based marketing company distinguishes itself as a “connections studio” weaving storytelling, social impact and innovation to create memorable experiences. As a connector of dots, Chana seeks opportunities to make the world smaller, or in littlebigGirl + CO parlance: little-er. Beyond professional work, Chana is little-fying the planet of Brooklyn through playful media projects like the Doyennes’ Den, a women-centric radio show on bboxradio.com. Though a proud graduate of the University of Virginia, Chana is a continuous student of entrepreneurship, culture and innovation. Find her storytelling toward new discoveries wherever networks get social via @chanaewing.
Tracy M. Adams, also known as DJ Monday Blue, is a licensed and registered physical therapist by day, and a DJ and burgeoning entrepreneur at night. In addition to creating and co-hosting the Doyennes’ Den on bboxradio.com, Tracy is the resident DJ for Tracy Chamber Vintage’s monthly TracyTastings. When she’s not working with patients and mixing, Tracy can usually be found shopping for fabulous vintage frocks or watching old HBO shows on the Roku with her husband and their cats.