Editor’s Desk: June 2016

June 1 / 16 Volume 4 / #6 Hello everyone! May has gone and June is here. Not too much going on this month, but that doesn’t mean I can’t pass along a wealth of information within the creative world right? For those that attended the AWP Conference & Bookfair  which was held last month in Los Angeles, the next one will be held in Washington D.C. The next available information will be up for the Scene Wednesday’s post and I will keep tabs on the event throughout this year. Summer is also the time for workshops. Doesn’t matter if … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: June 2016

Reflections: Summer is Coming

May 30 / 16 Hello everyone…..enjoying the three-day weekend? I’m doing just that as well. When Memorial Day arrives, it feels like summer has just arrived. Actually, it won’t start sometime in June, but I do feel that the season is already here. So enjoy your Memorial Day and be blessed!     HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!                                                 featured image: wallpaperstock.net & http://www.memorialday2015.org   Continue reading Reflections: Summer is Coming

Creative Close-Up: Art Talks with Stephen Silver

May 27 / 16 Good Morning and Happy Friday! May is about to be going and it’s time for a Creative Close-Up. I’ve said that the Art Talks with Stephen Silver is extending for this summer and here he is to give more art talks….   Art Talk: My Art Sucks     Art Talk: Watch Out Studios, Here We Come       Art Talk: Artists, Forget About Your Future       Art Talk: Your Art and Life Are Going to Change   http://www.silvertoons.com stephensilver.blogspot.com Stephen Silver YouTube Silver’s Art Talks will be back next month. I hope … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Art Talks with Stephen Silver

Scene Wednesday: Columbus Museum Summer Camps 2016

May 25 / 16 Morning all! I have just one thing to share with you today. The Columbus Museum, located in Columbus, Georgia is having their Summer Camps for this year and here’s what they’ll have in store….. (cred: Columbus Museum) THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM CAMPS 2016   AGES 5 – 7 JUNE 13 – 17 / Art for Beginners / Teacher: Achevia Coleman Let’s explore the arts! In this beginner’s camp, young artists will create work of art inspired by artists that they will discover in the Columbus Museum. Campers will use various methods and mediums to help them better … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: Columbus Museum Summer Camps 2016

Film Review: What Happened, Miss Simone?

May 21 / 16 Hello again. I did promise a film review right? I just saw What Happened Miss Simone a few weeks ago. I saw it twice actually. She was called the Priestess of Soul. Not only was Simone a singer, but also a very accomplished pianist, whose voice crossed to jazz, blues, folk, r&b, pop, and gospel. The biographical documentary film, directed by Liz Garbus, focuses on Simone’s early years, the ups and downs of her career and personal life. You see rare archival footage of her performances, interviews from her daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly, an actress and … Continue reading Film Review: What Happened, Miss Simone?

More Scene Weekend: Smithsonian’s 14 Annual Photo Contest

May 21 / 16 I told you I find you something great…..Do you have what it takes to create an award-winning photograph? If you do you might want to see what the Smithsonian is up to……. (cred: Smithsonian) Photo Contest Rules Term: Smithsonian.com’s 14th Annual Photo Contest begins March 22, 2016, and ends November 30, 2016, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST). By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and states that he or she is 18 years old or older. Who may enter: The Grand Prize, Readers’ Choice prize, Natural World, Travel, People, The … Continue reading More Scene Weekend: Smithsonian’s 14 Annual Photo Contest