Riela Ressy - Puerto Rican Bombshell : vintage 8x10 photo dated 29 October 1949
Riela was both a popular Puerto Rican- born singer and dancer at the Cuban Village nightclub in Chicago in the 1940s. She would go on to develop a very successful career and perform with such names as Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Fosse and Tito Puente. Riela’s career would last well into the 1960s, when she had to quit performing because of illness. She died of cancer in 1977 in Riverhead, NY.
In a touching display of sportsmanship, two players from the Puerto Rican team help US player Amber Freeman finish her home run after she injured herself running the bases during the World Cup of Softball on July 14. The US team won the game 10-3.
Brittany Saraceno (Queenboom) is a Texas raised, modern female artist. Inhabiting influences from multiple aspects of art and life. She remains inspired by the comfortable coastal atmosphere she derived from, as well as a variety of contrasting abstract influences. Her collective work reflects knowledge and ascendancy regained through culture, music, fashion, art, love and life. With a passion for creativity, she fuses techniques reflected from a wide range of artistic spectrums. Also, she openly experiments with multiple mediums of pigment, varnish, coloring, and overlay, providing her product an inspired and stimulating arrival. Her work conveys cultivated expressions of a daughter of the south.
Alice Matos & Carol Saraiva in the gym