Tenderloin Tessie Thanksgiving 2015

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It is so good to give thanks, always… but especially on Thanksgiving day, especially with family. I had the best Thanksgiving Day ever this year, celebrating with all my friends at the Tenderloin Tessie Holiday Dinners here in San Francisco. Thank-you to everyone who volunteered their time and energy to produce one of our best holidays yet! Much love to all from Vanessa, and I will see you at Christmas Dinner in just a few weeks.

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Sensational Suliman!


What a wonderful time I had with the magnificently talented Suliman Nawid in the creation of our Black Magic Woman image. Thank you, Suliman, for sharing your consummate artistry with DiVanessa! I do believe that you practice your own unique form of sorcery on the hearts of men, darling. So as a galactic witch, I was in such powerful, capable hands.

Special thanks also to the exceedingly brilliant Michael Smith for the amazing photography from the shoot. Kisses for days to you both!

Please don’t miss my Black Magic Woman show at Martuni’s on Sunday October 11 @ 7PM.  I will be accompanied by the fabulous Tom Shaw Trio (Tom/piano, Roberta Drake, drums and Paul Eastburn bass) for this voo-doo-fab-song-fest!

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