Scene Weekend: 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair Reminder & Future AWP Conference Dates

January 30 / 16 January is coming to a close…..hard to believe, but it is! Reminders….it’s always good to have reminders. The 2016 AWP Conference & Bookfair held in Los Angeles is one of them. Now, I’ve posted this a few times, but I’m sure there are those who are interested. Here are the preregistration and will-call registration for those who haven’t registered yet. So here’s … Continue reading Scene Weekend: 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair Reminder & Future AWP Conference Dates

Reflections: A January Poem

January 28 / 16 For this month’s reflection, I’ve decided on a poem by Dylan Thomas. Hope you enjoy reading it…enjoy your the rest of your Thursday, be blessed!   JANUARY 1939 – by Dylan Thomas Because the pleasure-bird whistles after the hot wires, Shall the blind horse sing sweeter? Convenient bird and beast lie lodged to suffer The supper and knives of a mood. … Continue reading Reflections: A January Poem

Scene Wednesday: ABI Art Business Workshop

January 27 / 16 Hello….it’s been quiet, but not too quiet. Dropped by the Arts Business Institute and found another workshop coming in April….. ♦ credit: Art Business Institute ABI ARTS BUSINESS INSTITUTE SKIDMORE COLLEGE SARATOGA ARTS/ARTS CENTER ARTS COUNCIL   Arts Business Workshop for the entrepreneurial artist          April 9-10, 2016       ♦       Saratoga Springs, NY presented … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: ABI Art Business Workshop

Creative Close-Up: Diversity in Hollywood, What Can Be Done?

January 25 / 16 The award season has already arrived. Golden Globes, People’s Choice awards, etc, etc. We all saw the Academy Award nominees announced a few weeks ago. This has created a shake up. I’m on my Twitter account and the hastag: #OscarsSoWhite is right there in plain sight. Yep, the nominees are all white. No African, Hispanic, or any other minority represented on … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Diversity in Hollywood, What Can Be Done?

The Scene Wednesday: Call for Entries

January 20 / 16 Good Morning….this post is the only thing going on this week, but hopefully, there will be some reminders added along at the end of this week. Here are three calls for entries….   RRWS 23rd National Watermedia Exhibition May 19 – September 4, 2016 Juror/workshop Instructor: Tom Francisconi Top Awards: $1,250; $1,000; $750 plus more. Prospectus: #10 SASA to: Diane Harrison … Continue reading The Scene Wednesday: Call for Entries

The Oscar Nominees Are……

January 16 / 16 I’m sure most of you know that the Academy Award nominees have already been announced. Here are the nominees…..   Best Picture The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max: Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight   Best Director Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant Lenny Abrahamson, Room … Continue reading The Oscar Nominees Are……

The Scene Weekend: The Memoir Writing Club

January 16 / 16  Hey! Found something for you present or future writers, courtesy of The Memoir Writing Club. Their aim is to turn your life experiences into page turning memoirs and autobiographical fiction best sellers….well that’s what they said. A writing retreat workshop is in the works….. THE MEMOIR WRITING CLUB WRITING RETREAT WORKSHOP (courtesy cred: The Memoir Writing Club website) ⇓ The Creative Writer’s … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: The Memoir Writing Club

@ the Museum: Los Angeles

January 15 / 16 Good Morning…..Friday is here, the weekend is coming. Shadowbox is back with @ the Museum, but this time I’m not focusing on one museum. Nope, I’m looking and scoping cities for many museums. I’m looking towards the west….Los Angeles is the target. LA is not only the place for entertainment, the capital of LaLa Land, but it’s got cultural things and … Continue reading @ the Museum: Los Angeles