Big Ced Blogs

Common talks with Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah sits down with Grammy award winning artist Common to talk more about his fight against injustice and the meaning behind the song “Stand Up for Something” See Common open up about the importance of equality and the role his mother played in his life. Video of Common on The Daily Show... Read More

Impact from Harvey (Rockport and Aransas County)

“This drone footage shows the full impact of the storm in Rockport and Aransas County” My thoughts and Prayers are with the families that was affected by Hurricane Harvey Please Donate if you can The Salvation Army has mobilized to support relief efforts. You can donate online , text STORM to 51555... Read More
Big Ced & Sydney Chantel in Studio

Lit and Local - Sydney Chantel

What happens when you take a Hawaii born pastors granddaughter and raise her in the Austin art scene? You are left with a talent by the name of Sydney Chantel. From a young age Sydney had set her sights on performance. From local theatre productions to church choir, she was constantly immersed in... Read More

Big Ced's SXSW Picks

SXSW is getting closer and I can feel the excitement!! Here are some of my SXSW picks for this year!! d Friday, Mar 10 Mar 10 5:00 PM $18 –$25 Empire Control Room , 606 E. 7TH STREET AUSTIN, TX 78701 Doors: 5PM Age: 21+ Questlove (3 Hour DJ Set), Cilantro Boombox, Fort Never, Sphynx, A-Town Get... Read More
hidden figures, black film

Big Ced Movie Pick of the Week

I had the pleasure of going to the screening of "Hidden Figures" at Galaxy 10. I didnt know about the untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson these amazing brilliant African-American women working at NASA. i left out of there learning a piece of history and how vital... Read More

Summer '16 TV premieres

Here are my picks for the Summer '16 TV premieres New and Returning shows!!! Friday, June 17 12:01 a.m. PT - Orange is the New Black - Netflix Sunday, June 26 8:00 p.m. - Celebrity Family Feud - ABC 9:00 p.m. - Ray Donovan - Showtime 9:00 p.m. - THE $100,000 PYRAMID - ABC Sunday, July 17 9:00 p.m... Read More

Bow Ties are a Way of Life!!

Over time I have acquired a nice collections of bow ties. I got my first custom bow tie as a present, the scrabble board one, and it started from there. Since then I have collected a total of about 20 custom bow ties! As my collection grows I will post more pics. My Favorite bow tie is my Notorious... Read More