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RAW Artist walkthrough and Vlog

February 5, 2014
Raw Seattle

February 3rd, was the first walk through for RAW Seattle at the Showbox Theater. During the RAW walk through, submitting artist got a idea of how they are going to present their talents, take head shots and do artist video interviews.

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These pictures were taken at Brooke Westlund art studio across the street from the Showbox Theater.

Tickets for the show can be purchased here tickets

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Blog, Entertainment, Travel

I am a featured RawArtist!

January 25, 2014
RAW Seattle

Good news everyone!!! I’ve submitted my Tokyo: Through my Lens video to RawArtist.org and I was accepted to represent Seattle’s RAW film talent.

On February 27th, RAW will be holding their season premiere showcase at The Showbox Market. This showcase will feature spectacular underground Seattle artists in categories such as dance, music, hair, fashion, and film. If you would like to buy tickets to support me please buy your tickets through my individual link: http://www.rawartists.org/antoniocdsmith

P.S. The link to purchase is on the top middle of my profile page, right above my video.

RawArtist.org is international community made up of creative individuals across to the world to provide exposure to independent artists with the tools, resources needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. Check out their bio video for more details about RAW.

Details: RAW: natural born artists – “Awakening”

The Showbox Market

http://www.rawartists.org/antoniocdsmith

February 27th

Tickets: $15 online $20 at the Door

 

Blog, Entertainment

Lions Ambition’s video – Believe

December 22, 2013

The long awaited lions Ambition video, “Believe” is finally here! It’s also my debut as flesh eating zombie. It was awesome experience being apart of the video process and it was a pleasure to hook up with this awesome Seattle band. For behind the scenes footage and my make up process click here.

Blog, Entertainment, Fashion, Photography

Nordstrom Men’s Shop & GQ 2013 Fall Runway Show (Photos)

September 27, 2013

The Nordstrom Men’s Shop & GQ 2013 Fall Runway Show was presented at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Sept 26th. Before the fashion show VIP guest mingled with celebrities such as Dan Savage, Isaiah Thomas and Detlef Schrempf .

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Photo Brandon Foy & Antonio Smith

 

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Although the show was quite short GQ and Nordstrom style experts presented an assortment of different looks.

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I enjoyed the more classic look of velvet blazers, black driving gloves and leather boots.

Bellevue fashion week 2013 Mens fashion show

Blog, Entertainment, Life, Travel, Vlog

Tokyo Daily Life Introduction

September 16, 2013

During my stay in Japan I hooked up with Yuta Sakaguchi of  Tokyo Daily Life.  Tokyo Daily Life introduces attractive points of Japanese daily life to people all over the world! In this video Yuta (writer / creator) tells you all about what you’ll find their Facebook/Twitter/Instagram pages. This video is the first of four videos to be premiered on my blog featuring Tokyo Daily Life.

Blog, Entertainment

Making the music video (Lions Ambition)

August 13, 2013

Last week I had the pleasure of being involved with another Lions Ambition music video. Just case you don’t know about this energetic music group (Lions Ambition) they are a mix of hip-hop and rock. The unique sound has gained the band praise to be selected to open for National acts: (Ludacris, Shwayze), Colleges, Festivals, and awarded in multiple competitions. The band was selected to compete on: “America’s Got Talent”  and has toured around the U.S. and parts of Canada.

In this short clip you’ll see previews of the new video and shots of my make up and costume process. The title for this music video is “Believe” and will be releasing early September 2013. I will be posting this video when it is released but until them visit their website for updates. Lions Ambition

Blog, Entertainment, Life

phnk (#SEANOUNS)

July 16, 2013

My Second #SEANOUNS video is of a person named Brandon Foy AKA phnk. Brandon is an individual with a great story and a excellent sound. Check out this video to know how this musical artist works in his Seattle based studio and also about his inspirations.

To find out more about PHNK go to phnkMusic.com or his Facebook fan page .

Blog, Entertainment, Philanthropy

API CHAYA presents: #SAAMBenefit at the TripleDoor

March 25, 2013

Hey all, Akaash Saini and I will be hosting a Benefit Show for Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the TripleDoor Seattle on Thursday April 4th. April is the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month so with this concert, API Chaya is hoping to breaking the silence around sexual assault/abuse through music and art, as well as raise money for a local organization that supports survivors. If you’re on Twitter use the Hashtag #SAAMBenefit. More Details below.

Thursday April 4, 2013 Doors Open at 7:00 PM
MUSICQUARIUM at the Triple Door
http://thetripledoor.net/
Suggested donation at the door: $20
*No one will be turned away for lack of funds*

This event will feature local Seattle reggae band, Kore Ionz, as well as special guest performances by:
•Dancers from Hokulani’s hula studio
•Singer & songwriter Sola Yun
•Local hip-hop artists Rogue Pinay & Art of Verse
•Local break dance crew ShoryuKENT

All proceeds will be donated to API Chaya, a local organization that provides free, confidential, and culturally appropriate services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.