Essay Short: The Art of Fashion

August 13 / 16 Something new is added to Shadowbox. Essay Short. This is where Shadowbox conducts a short essay on a subject. Today that subject is fashion.   Is fashion art? That’s not only a typical question, but it’s a good question. I wasn’t sure of this at first. I always thought of fashion as the models on catwalks wearing the latest clothes, at … Continue reading Essay Short: The Art of Fashion

Scene Weekend: Late Summer Music Festivals / August 2016

August 13 / 16 Hey…..ahhh the weekend is here. It’s time for Scene Weekend. At this point, summer will be going out soon, so I found several music festivals that will get you into the late summer mood. (cred: music festival wizard) Philadelphia Folk Festival 2016 / Upper Salford Township, PA / August 18-21, 2016 Camp Barefoot 2016 / Elkins, WV /August 18-20, 2016 Hoxeyville 2016 / Wellston, MI /August 19-21, 2016 … Continue reading Scene Weekend: Late Summer Music Festivals / August 2016

Scene Wednesday: Hollihock Writer’s Conference & Writeaway In Italy

August 10 / 16 Good Afternoon! This week is going a bit fast and we’re in the middle of it. It’s Hump Day Wednesday and there are two things to pass along. First, Hollihock Writer’s Conference…… (cred: hollihock.org) HOLLIHOCK WRITERS CONFERENCE Write | Inspire | Educate | Network NEW BEDFORD, MA   AUGUST 26 – 28, 2016   Join the creative community of New England … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: Hollihock Writer’s Conference & Writeaway In Italy

Film Review: Suicide Squad

August 8 / 16 What happens when you throw a team of the most dangerous people together? And you want them to save the world? Well that’s what’s Suicide Squad is all about. Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) an intelligence operative, wants to assemble a team of the worst criminals for a high risk mission. You have Deadshot (Will Smith) a hitman, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) … Continue reading Film Review: Suicide Squad

Shadow Spotlight: Arts Business Institute

August 8 / 16 Hello and good morning! The second week of August is here, have a few posts to put this week. First, Arts Business Institute or ABI is this month’s Creative Close-Up. (cred: arts business institute) The Arts Business Institute was founded as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2002 to serve a crucial, common need in the art- and craft-making communities – practical business education … Continue reading Shadow Spotlight: Arts Business Institute

Scene Wednesday: Call for Artists Continues…..

Aug 3 / 16 Afternoon folks! Haven’t forgotten any of you guys, but it’s been rather slow at the office. I managed to find a few things to pass along to you. For the artists out there here is something you need to know about….. (cred: artshow.com)   PLEIN AIR COMPETITION, QUICK DRAW, FINE ART BOOTHS — The Burnet Art Festival invites artists to participate in the … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: Call for Artists Continues…..