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Michael King
Washington, DC
Michael King is a Voice Over Talent, Steel Pannist, Clinical Counselor, and Family Man..
Interests: SteelDrum Music, Helping students become scholars, marketing, Music, Blogging. Voice over narrations and commercials.
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Learn the art of wedding hashtags. 5 tips to create hashtags. Free wedding hashtag generator. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAISO Steel Drum Band
11 awesome basketball songs for March Madness Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 16, 2015 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, the world's leading music industry event, offers attendees the opportunity to explore the future of the music industry during the day at panels, talks, the Trade Show, Music Gear Expo and other conference activities at the Austin Convention Center. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Wedding nuptial preparation can be a tedious process. Consider the following tasks: selecting theme/venue, picking a dress, choosing the date, catering and entertainment, finalizing guest list all need careful consideration. It can be an overwhelming process and for that, “Brides Planning a Wedding” eBook can be your introduction for bridal trends and unique wedding ideas. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
A vision board is a tool that helps you take the ideas you’ve been visualizing, and make them a reality. Instead of leaving those clear, colorful and compelling pictures in your mind, you turn them into a physical representation of your future success. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
The all-knowing web has treasure to share. After surfing through the internet ooze, I discovered amusing games, traveling tips and drink mix. These helpful resources are free to divvy up among friends. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
So if you find yourself stressed during holidays, there are several ways through which you can learn how to beat the holiday stress! Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Photography is one of the most celebrated arts. It may be because it is an accessible art that it keeps people interested. While anyone can take a picture not everyone has the “eye” that it takes to turn a photograph into a work of art. This year November 8-16th is set to be a week of celebrating this art to the fullest in the nation’s capital. There is a full menu of events to encourage people to participate in recognizing this amazing medium that has played a huge role in shaping the world. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Many people are still split on the whole iPhone versus Android phone debate. While both have a number of great features and are amazing phones compared to even just a few years ago, there are some advantages that the brand new iPhone 6 offers music lovers. While the technical features may be somewhat similar to others, there are Apple iPhone 6 music advantages to look into. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
The Caribbean is one of the most exotic places to visit. It is home to beautiful beaches and accommodating tourist attractions. It is a place for great events such as destination weddings, honeymoons, and vacations. However, it is not always possible to get to the Caribbean for an event. The next best thing is Caribbean THEMED event planning. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is a major public health problem. I am on my soapbox to help address this suicide epidemic. This info sharing blog post is about suicide awareness and prevention programs locally in the DMV and internationally. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Now you know about two of the most popular summer events in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Screen on the green and Twilight Tatoo are two fun family events that are absolutely free to attend just check listings for schedule of events. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Music consumers are using mobile technology and a internet connection for an a‘la carte music listening experience. Today many fans visit online sites for music streaming, sharing and listening to internet radio. Technology has broadened mobile musical entertainment, the use of music streaming is trending high because consumers want the convenience provided by streaming services. There are some setbacks to online music streaming such as users require a fast internet connection for better audio quality and the consumer does not own the streamed music versus downloading your purchased fav song. Building your eclectic music library to listen at your leisure. Nielsen SoundScan says on-demand streaming services jumped an incredible 42% in the first half of 2014 compared to a year ago, soaring to 70.3 million streams. Sales of digital downloads, meanwhile, dropped 13% to $593.6 million during the first six months, from $682.2 million the year before. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Over the past few weeks, you may have heard some chatter about the FIFA World Cup. The most popular sporting event in the world is hosted by the country of Brazil. Brazil, home of Pele, Neymar, Shakira and 5 time football World Cup champions. For business advertisers looking to introduce consumers to their products are using music to promote their brands to world cup spectators Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Music Monday features Aaron Abrahamson Cote of Cote Percussion. Recognized as one of the elite percussionists, professor, and performer on the live music scene. Aaron Abrahamsom Cote believes, "music is an energy that breaks through anything". Mr. Cote, founder of Cote Percussion in this exclusive Q & A shares his insights on his latest project Sea Breeze, his musical inspirations, and his band Panoramic View. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
A woman of harmony and power, the matriarch of timeless poetic pieces that increase the capacity of the human spirit. Dr. Angelou the 8th wonder of the world; she was a great wordsmith that will be missed and never forgotten. The late great Dr. Maya Angelou was a poet, civil rights leader and professor. Dr. Angelou's poetry spoke life to me during times of frustration, comforting during times of crisis and challenged me to "be a rainbow in someone else's cloud". Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
On 5/25/77, in a galaxy far, far away the world was introduced to the epic scifi motion picture Star Wars. Star Wars film series created by George Lucas became a media franchise generating over $4.38 billion dollars, making it the 5th highest grossing film series in history. Nominated for 25 Academy Awards and winner of 10, the Star Wars brand includes 6 movies, video games, apparel, TV series, novels and comics. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
We love Washington, DC. So much history, culture cool things to see and places to visit. This weekend is no different on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am-4pm Passport DC will kick off a month long international celebration with its signature event, Around the World Embassy tour. Looking for free family fun in DC plan a trip with these Around the World Embassy Tour tips Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
April 16th marks Emancipation Day in Washington DC On April 16, 1862, then President Abraham Lincoln signed the compensated emanicipation act which set free 3,100 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia nine months before President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Emancipation day is a holiday in Washington DC therefore, schools, government offices and post office are closed. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Free family activities in the heart of the DMV. This is always an hot topic for parents. Sometimes it seems like you have to be a high roller or "insider" to find activities to do with the kids. We are all about sharing valuable info to help our readers plan and play in Washington. So whether you have a hyper toddlers or bored teens, this list of resources and events are a starting point to finding fun activities (and help a parent stay sane). Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Cherry Blossom Festival Music event featuring Caiso SteelBand. Washington, DC is know for partisan politics, time consuming traffic jams, mambo sauce, national monuments and smithsonian musuems. But did you know that each spring 1.5 million people flock to the national mall in downtown DC to view the cherry blossom trees along the north bank of the tidal basin in West Potomac park. National Cherry Blossom festival kicks off spring in DC and Caiso Steelband are honored to be apart of the festival. Yes ma, I finally made it in the Cherry Blossom festival. Caiso has been apart of wedding celebrations, corporate and community events but this is the first time we will perform at an official cherry blossom festival event. We are looking forward to a good jam. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
Whether it’s a wedding, a corporate event, a birthday party or just any excuse for a party, an enjoyable and fun theme is the place to start. There is no such thing as a cliché when it comes to a beach themed party. And what better place to transport your guests than the Caribbean? With its cheery vibe, foot tapping music and fresh cuisine, there’s no better way to make sure your party is a hit. If you are into event planning, we’ve dug up a few essential details to help you plan a party. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
The Winter Olympic Games have officially started in and many people are highly anticipating them for a variety of different reasons. This is the first time that Sochi, Russia has hosted the Winter Olympic Games. They are being organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee. This year, the games will include sporting events such as alpine skiing, biathlon, bob-sleighing, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, Nordic combined, short track, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding, and speed skating. Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 8, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band
A famous quote by the Revrand Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, inspired by love, angered by injustice, fueled by faith; he is a heavyweight champ of heroes. A nonviolent crusader against "Jim Crow" laws of the south in the 1960's. Dr. King stoked the inner fire of the civil rights movement; he is the only non-president to have a monument erected on the United States national mall. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at CAISO Steel Drum Band