This Sunday, Nook and Kranny is bringing you Queen See Queen, an event whose purpose is to celebrate Bay Area Queens, and showcase their art. Whether that be painting, singing, or just being creative beings, we want to give Queens a platform to speak their truth. This event is a free all age event. Check out the beautiful Queens that will be participating in the event, and we hope to see you all on Sunday.
Two Mamacitas Pop Up Kitchen
Two Mamacitas Pop-Up Kitchen cooks up Latin American cuisine with love, soul, and sass. Drawing from ancestral cooking wisdom, travels, and a deep love for nourishing food, Chef Perla Yasmeen Meléndez creates each dish with intention and care. From teaching cooking classes, to catering, to popping up all over the East Bay, and as a featured vendor this weekend at Queens See Queens, the Mamacita always feels blessed to nurture people with her food.
A fussy lifestyle brand created by Lorraine “Pejai” Smith. This brand covers the daily struggles of the girl in the middle who is often overlooked. FemmeFuss also offers spiritual insight through the science of Astrology. The mission of FemmeFuss is to educate the urban community on the significance of Astrology by interpretation of birth charts and be a voice to the girl unheard.
Henna by T was created by Tarveen Virdee to spread what older generations shared with her. The ancient artistry of Henna represents so much of Tarveen’s Identity. as an Indian woman. From the rich cultural history, to creating beautiful art through intricate patterns on others, this is something extremely meaningful to her. Tarveen prides herself not only in being an entrepreneur but an artist and feels blessed to be able to share her talent with others.
Mercedes Martin is a entrepreneur, educator cultural accessory designer, and founder of Tres Mercedes. Her mission is to use fashion as a tool to bring Ancient African traditions, Reloved Vintage fashion, and New School trends together to make them relevant in today’s world. The soundtrack to her creations are Fela Kuti and Celia Cruz live concert so that should give you all an idea of what to expect.