In The Mix With Carnival Kicks
This podcast will take you on a behind the scenes journey of Caribbean Carnivals and global music festivals; we'll talk travel, music, food, fashion, business and more!
info_outline From Aha moment, to sipping on her own brand of vodka 01/28/2020
From Aha moment, to sipping on her own brand of vodka Dream big they say!
info_outline A dose of reality served up with lots of laughs from Tana 01/21/2020
A dose of reality served up with lots of laughs from Tana This guy has a lot to say, and he says it with a serious dose of reality mingled with jokes, mingled with some good ole' Trini picong.
info_outline THE QUEEN OF CARNIVAL CONTENT - TRINIDAD CARNIVAL DIARY 01/14/2020
THE QUEEN OF CARNIVAL CONTENT - TRINIDAD CARNIVAL DIARY For as long as I've been a masquerader living in the US, I've been able to rely on the content provided by www.trinidadadcarnivaldiary.com
info_outline "The Dre Effect" - Andre Choo Quan of Trini Jungle Juice 12/31/2019
"The Dre Effect" - Andre Choo Quan of Trini Jungle Juice The Choo Quan brothers are the quintessential Carnival Ambassadors! They have after all shared stories, videos, and photos of carnivals around the world with the world.
info_outline The storyteller tells her story - Jessy Schuster 12/16/2019
The storyteller tells her story - Jessy Schuster Jessy's story, her journey, her path that led her to do what she does now is inspiring. It shows us to listen to our hearts, to follow our passions, what we may give up in comfort and security we gain in creative freedom, and overall happiness.
info_outline Enjoying the journey - Valmiki Maharaj 12/11/2019
Enjoying the journey - Valmiki Maharaj I got a chance to speak to Valmiki Maharaj one of the most visionary people I know currently working in the industry of Carnival. His creativity, his leadership, his passion for this business is game-changing.
info_outline What does it mean to feel Empowered?! 12/04/2019
What does it mean to feel Empowered?! In this episode, I'll recap a recent speech I gave as a panelist at the Caribbean Women's Power Luncheon. The topic at hand was Empowerment, something I luckily never gave much thought about before having to speak on the topic. Take a listen to hear my thoughts on what it takes to feel empowered!
info_outline Taking over the airwaves with Roxy Romeo 11/25/2019
Taking over the airwaves with Roxy Romeo Roxy Romeo is currently a morning show host on the Philadelphia's Hip Hop and R&B station Power 99. Her story takes us from growing up in Miami to stumbling into a radio gig during college, to working up through the ranks and taking risks and making calculated moves which over many, many years landed her a coveted spot as a morning host!
info_outline This is "How I journey" with Kristel Kouly (part 2) 11/18/2019
This is "How I journey" with Kristel Kouly (part 2) I continue my conversation with globe-trotter Kristel Kouly. We get into an interesting conversation about Carnival, and how it was actually this festival that helped uncover her love for content creation!
info_outline This is "How I journey" with Kristel Kouly 11/11/2019
This is "How I journey" with Kristel Kouly Kristel Kouly has big travel dreams, she wants to explore all the nooks and crannies of the earth. In this episode, she shares with me all the tricks she uses to make her dream of affordable and extensive travel into reality.
info_outline This Bahamian gyal knows what she wants! 11/04/2019
This Bahamian gyal knows what she wants! Columnist, TV Host, Publicist, Marketing professional and everything in-between, Rogan Smith is a media maven that found she still needed a different outlet to channel her creativity outside the confines of "the job".
info_outline Tell Your Story! 10/04/2019
Tell Your Story! Asa Sealy, aka that branding guy. He divulges why telling your story is so important for your brand and how he's using his skills in marketing, creating partnerships and creating bigger better brands to get Miami Carnival on to a different level of fabulousness.
info_outline Daring to be different is what propelled this swimsuit star to the top! 09/23/2019
Daring to be different is what propelled this swimsuit star to the top! Lila Nikole became a breakout star of swimsuit designs before she knew what hit her!
info_outline It's a New Generation for GenerationX 09/09/2019
It's a New Generation for GenerationX For almost 20 years Generation X - or GenX as it most affectionately called - has been a major player for Miami Carnival. Matthew gave us some behind-the-scenes of what it takes to position a big band like GenX for even more growth as they continue to be a band to be reckoned with on the Miami 'road'.
info_outline A Hybrid of Parties & Mas, Success & Determination 09/02/2019
A Hybrid of Parties & Mas, Success & Determination What is Hybrid Events? Only one of the most well-known event teams in South Florida, pulling off Caribbean events with enough vibes to span decades.
info_outline Who needs art school anyway? A chat with Laura Ferreira, a most talented portrait artist 08/19/2019
Who needs art school anyway? A chat with Laura Ferreira, a most talented portrait artist In this episode, I chat with the super talented Laura Ferreira.
info_outline Fashion Forward with Chandra Maharaj 08/12/2019
Fashion Forward with Chandra Maharaj Dive into the world of fashion with this beautiful gem, Chandra Maharaj. In this episode, Chandra and I go way back to when WE go way back as friends. How our stories and our beginnings intertwine and how she has since launched a very impressive business as a fashion designer of this lifestyle brand. Chandra talks about how she likes to give back to where she's from by providing business opportunities for those in her homelands. We also touch on her transition into costume designing for the big band Bliss! Check out her latest section design Jasmine. Be on the lookout for her next POP-UP shop right here in my neck of the woods, Miami! And yes, you will see Carnival Kicks there as well! Chandra has graciously extended 10% off your purchase when you shop at ChandraMaharajDesigns.com between now and August 31, 2019. Use the coupon code CKMix at checkout!
info_outline From Scientist to Creative: How this busy mom turned her hobby into her dream job 08/05/2019
From Scientist to Creative: How this busy mom turned her hobby into her dream job There are two individuals that planted the seed for this podcast which is fast becoming my new obsession! So to honor them I've dedicated the first two interviews to showcase their stories.
info_outline Who's this chick? What is Carnival Kicks? And why start a podcast? 07/25/2019
Who's this chick? What is Carnival Kicks? And why start a podcast? In this introductory episode, I'll tell you a little about myself, wife/ mom/ entrepreneur; a little about the "why" behind this podcast; and a sneak peek of what's to come!