The Dig is Gold Mined’s recurring newsletter featuring the latest news from our team and The Gold Mined Collective.


VIBE SESH. Vibe Sesh is a monthly cafe-styled concert series curated by Local Vibe Dealers in co-production with Gold Mined that showcases Tampa Bay’s finest artists and bands. This past month’s featured artists included Cory Halfblack, AD The Artist, Tone-I.E, and Noisy Nehbur.

THE GOLDHOUSE. On July 26th, Gold Mined teamed up with GrowHouse for a “16 bars and pass the mic” Hip Hop Cypher featuring local rappers.



Alex Moonsang designed her first animation for Namekian Silk’s single Boba Tea released in June. She also teamed up with Collective member, ZenChristian and created a collaborative zine, “Here, We Lay The Bones To Rest.” Alex is currently focusing on personal works like her recent piece Purification (2019, Watercolor).


Cat Lim showcased at Sup Cones 2 this past month with a digital on wood piece titled Ice, Ice, Ice (Cream). Curated by the Mize Gallery, Sup Cones is a Hip Hop & Ice Cream themed art show featuring 70 local and national artists.


Sabrina will be performing at an upcoming show, R&B and Hookah, on August 31 in Jacksonville. She will be performing a lineup of R&B style songs, including her original song The Way You Love (Red) produced by Collective member, Bootron.mp3. Tickets on sale now.


Tripalyn has been keeping busy each month DJing at Underground Nights and Vibe Sesh. In between, she filmed her latest piece What is Reality?. Her current WIP is a painting inspired by ZenChristian’s poem, Feeling Indigo: Frozen in Time.


ZenChristian published her first poetry book, “The Burned House Resurrects” and from that, Zen collaborated with Alex Moonsang with a zine featuring 5 hand selected poems from Zen’s book accompanied by illustrations. Zen’s poetry book can be purchased through her store as well as digital and physical copies of the zine.

This past month, Zen traveled to Las Vegas to co-coach the 2019 HES Youth Slam team at Brave New Voices. She is currently available for Fall/Spring bookings and you can catch her at the upcoming Drip Poetry Slam on 8/9 presented by GrowHouse Tampa. She’ll also be featured at Bards and Brews, a monthly open mic in Jacksonville, on 8/14 at the Silver Cow.