Channel 90 Playlist

by, Mia@Empire July is here and that means a new playlist has arrived! I have decided to dedicate this playlist to the era that inspires Empire’s upcoming collection 😉 Let’s just say that we’re channeling the 90s. Like many of my past playlists, the title of July’s playlist is a play on words. Much of…

Midway Motivation Playlist

– by Mia@Empire – May went over our heads and we are at the halfway mark with 2017. So with the suggestion of ChiChai@Empire, I created a playlist centered around the idea of pushing us and inspiring us to keep going. When you listen to this playlist, I hope you feel unstoppable and reflective of what…

Yes, Beach Playlist

by, Mia@Empire May came in quick and came in hottttt. Give or a take a couple chilly days, May will most definitely be a hot month for us in the Bay. This month’s playlist is dedicated to the days spent on the beach or by the pool. Graduations, BBQs, and summery vibes will be here…

Spring Playlist

by: Mia@Empire Spring is officially here and we know that because allergies are gettin’ everyone and it is no fun. This month I wanted to create a playlist dedicated to the better things about spring. The weather has turned a complete 180 making the beginning of spring perfect for a day at the park or beach….

Art of Us: Recap Video and Photos!

The journey of Art of Us is far from over! We have tons of photos and this recap video for you to relive the show (or experience it for the first time if you weren’t able to make it!) View the Art of Us recap video here: You can view our hundreds of photos on our Facebook page…

March of Womyn Playlist

by, Mia@Empire “Since we all came from a women, got our name from a women, and our game from a women. I wonder why we take from women, why we rape our women, do we hate our women? I think its time we killed for our women, be real to our women, try to heal…

Art of Us 2017

– by ChiChai@Empire with photos by Braindon Raines, Ray@Empire, and Rizzabel@Empire – What began as discussions over food & text messages became an evening of performance art and a strong sense of community for local artists & our motherland. After a six-month long collaboration between the Company and the Empire Team came Art of Us.  Before diving into the recap,…

Art of Us: Melvin Sings

Next up on our Art of Us performer spotlight is the vocalist and musician Melvin Gutierrez aka Melvin Sings! Melvin Gutierrez, also known as Melvin Sings! is a 29 year old musician from San Francisco, Ca. His love for music was brought to people’s attention with the help of his best friend Jeremy “Passion” Manongdo…

Feel Good Love

by Mia@Empire Happy February! 2017 is already flying by, but that means a new playlist for you all 🙂 Since Valentine’s Day happens this month, a playlist of love songs seemed fitting. but wait– It is not exactly what you think. Sure there are some love songs on it, but you do not have to…

Art of Us: AstraLogik

The setlist of Art of Us is finally here! Not only are our featured choreographers dancing– Melissa Batesting, Jolo Cabrera, and KJ Estudillo— we have a list of even more entertainers for you! First on the list is AstraLogik, a duo known for their earthly touches to music. The duo consists of Charito (Lead Vocals/…

Welcome 2017!

by Mia@Empire Out with the old and in with the new. Welcome 2017!  We made tons of memories with you all and cannot wait for what is to come this year. If there is something we can guarantee you about Empire in 2017 it is — change. We are doing new things and working towards…

Save the Date: Art of Us

Art of Us: a fundraiser showcase for a Philippine dance immersion trip dedicated to the children of Project PEARLS $20 presales on EmpireInTheAir.com beginning January 11, 2017 $25 at the door The Lab SF 2948 16th St, San Francisco — We are fundraising to send three choreographers from the Company to host dance workshops for…