Day: July 13, 2016

Shadowbox Is Outta the Office!

July 13 / 16 The last post….Just a reminder that Shadowbox will be outta the office and will return July 25. I will be tweeting away on Twitter for all the creativity that is going on. We all need a vacay! Enjoy your week, weekend, and be blessed! Will return July 25.                 featured image: hdwallpaperbackgrounds.net Advertisements

More Scene Wednesday: Literary Retreats & Conferences

July 13 / 16 Morning, a few things going on in the literary area…..   Beyond Baroque Mavericks & Masters Poetry Retreat August 15-19, 2016 Venice Beach, CA This is a five-day, intensive workshop with uniquely qualified writers who are currently publishing and teaching. Along with daily writing classes, you will also have the option of attending morning yoga to get your blood and creativity flowing, and special evening events, like a walking tour with Mike “The Poet” Sonken of KCET fame. In the past 46 years, Beyond Baroque has played muse to the Venice Beats, the Punk Movement, as well as visiting and local poets, musicians and writers. Let it inspire you! Located in the vibrant Venice Beach area and originally founded as a carnival town and sister city to Venice, Italy, Beyond Baroque is the heart of the literature of Los Angeles. Two scholarships are given each year. This year’s core instructors are Laurel Ann Bogen and Gail Wronsky. Website: http://www.beyondbaroque.org/mastermindmavericksworkshops         WILLAMETTE WRITERS 2016 CONFERENCE August 12-14, 2016 Portland, …

@ The Museum: NYC

July 13 / 16 Yes, you see the title and no it’s no typo either. For those of you who are visiting New York City, there are lots of museums to visit. Let’s get started……   Museum of the City of New York / 1220 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029 / (212).534.1672 http://www.mcny.org Metropolitan Museum of Art / 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 / 1.(800).622.3397 http://www.metmuseum.org Solomon Guggenheim Museum / 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128  http://www.guggenheim.org Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) / 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 / 1.(212).708.9400 http://www.moma.org Whitney Museum of American Art / 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014  whitney.org Studio Museum in Harlem / 144 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027 / (212).864.4500 http://www.studiomuseum.org Brooklyn Museum / 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238 / (718).638.5000 http://www.brooklynmuseum.org MoMA PS1 / 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101 / (718).784.2084 momaps1.org American Folk Art Museum / 2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023 / (212).595.9533 folkartmuseum.org Museum of the Moving Image / 36-01 35th Ave, New York, NY 11106 / (718).777.6800 http://www.movingimage.us The …

Scene Wednesday: Autumn/Winter 2016 Fashion Shows

July 13 / 16 Remember I said that fashion is being added to the site? Well, today is the day. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, fashion is also a part of creativity. The designers create modern, eye-catching, and sharp designs for the fashion conscience folks. The autumn/winter fashion shows have already passed through, but if you missed it, I got it here for you to catch up. Here are some of the highlights….. (cred: Vogue) I can only wish to clean out my closet to get the latest fashion trends…..one day it will happen. The autumn/winter collections for this year have already passed by and now I’m giving you an up close look at what some of the designers have put together. GIVENCHY         VALENTINO         ELIE SAAB (my favorite!) Cute how he adds the little girls into the runway!       J. MENDEL       CHRISTIAN DIOR   Great designs, great patterns, embellishments, and the flair for the dramatic. Creativity indeed. That’s …