SHADOWBOX UPDATES

June 2015 Hello! Just wanted to give you heads up on what’s going on with Shadowbox. As you can already see, I’ve played with the theme and I’m beginning to get the hang of it (I think or hope so). First, its Summer time and I’m changing a few things. Spotlight Artist will be change to Summer Spotlight Artist 2015. This is just for June, July, and August. Saulis is this Summer’s Spotlight Artist, so please check out the post! It’s on the blog, all you have to do is look! Secondly Art Close-Up will be posted in the last … Continue reading SHADOWBOX UPDATES

Reflections: Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day? – Poem by William Shakespeare

June 2015 Hello! Summer has officially arrived. For the three months of June, July, and August, Reflections will have poems about Summer. Let’s start with William Shakespeare……   Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day? – Poem by William Shakespeare Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date. Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimmed; And every fair from fair sometime declines, By chance, … Continue reading Reflections: Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day? – Poem by William Shakespeare

Music Scene: Alabama Shakes

June 2015 Hey there! It’s been a minute since I posted for Music Scene. I’m happy to discover this southern rock band, the Alabama Shakes. Since forming in 2009 in Athens, Alabama, this band has been on the music radar. With the soulful and rocking Brittany Howard leading on vocals, followed by bass guitar Zac Cockrell, Heath Fogg on guitar and backing vocals and lastly, Steve Johnson on drums, the Alabama Shakes have cemented themselves in what I call blues rock, with r & b soul. They released the four-song ep Alabama Shakes in September 2011 and their first full-length … Continue reading Music Scene: Alabama Shakes