Day: July 30, 2016

More Scene Weekend: SeeMe Seeks Wanted Artist….

July 30 / 16 Back for one more post. This is courtesy of SeeMee. SeeMe is a web-based arts organization that specializes in providing online profiles. This is where creativity takes shape. Not only does the site caters to artists, but also to musicians, photographers, designers, etc. They have something going on that you need to participate…. (cred: seeme) ONE MONTH ARTIST RESIDENCY IN NEW YORK CITY AWARDING: A SOLO SHOW & RECEPTION STUDIO WORKSPACE LIVING SPACE CASH GRANT SeeMe, Chashama Gallery and Squarespace are partnering to offer one artist or photographer an opportunity that just might change your life.    We are looking for an artist with a well-defined portfolio of work and a compelling story to be exhibited at a solo show in New York City. If awarded, you will receive a solo-exhibition, a cash grant, live and work space and global publicity to millions of viewers online. Doesn’t that sound grand? You can choose your exhibition space, a jury panel will be revealed on August 1. You want your work to get …

Scene Weekend: 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair

July 30 / 16 Hello and Good Afternoon! I did say that I will get information about the 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair and this is what I’ve found so far…… (cred: Association of Writers & Writing Programs AWP) AWP Conference The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The 2016 conference featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The book fair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Washington, DC, in 2017 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Washington Convention Center & Washington Marriott Marquis February 8 – 11, 2017 Celebrating AWP’s 50th anniversary! Key Dates May 1, 2016: Deadline for #AWP17 Washington, …

Editor’s Desk: August 2016

August  1 / 16 Volume 4 / #8 Well….August is here. Not much going on this month, but that doesn’t mean that the month will be slow….at least I hope not. I’m keeping tabs on the Association of Writers & Writing Program’s (AWP) next conference & book fair. It will be held in Washington D.C., February 8-11, 2017. I will have more information coming soon. Movie reviews are coming along. I got about maybe two or three reviews in store. Changes are being made to the site. There is a Fashion section, @ the Museum is no more….it’s now @ the Event and Shadowbox is going across the pond to get some info on events happening in London. Lastly, Shadowbox is setting up literary submissions for poetry and short stories. I will have more on that soon. Enjoying August starts now……                       featured image: