Month: September 2016

Last Wednesday Scene: Calgary International Film Festival 2016

September 21 / 16 Hey again. One last post for today. The Calgary International Film Festival has arrived, September 21 – October 2, 2016. Here is a little something going on at CIFF….. cred: ciff Opening Gala: MAUDIE (Wednesday Sept. 21 :: Jack Singer Concert Hall)Our Opening Gala film is the romance biopic MAUDIE, celebrating the life and career of Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis. Shining a light on marquee films, galas celebrate the year’s highest accomplishments with a screening and a party. MAUDIE charts the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins, BLUE JASMINE) and the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke, TRAINING DAY). Maudie rose to fame in the 1960s, becoming an internationally celebrated artist while living with crippling juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Director Aisling Walsh, cast member Kari Matchett and producer Mary Young Leckie in attendance! GET TICKETS Finalists Announced: BEST OF SHORTS (Saturday Sept. 24 :: Globe Cinema)The jury has deliberated! Here are the finalists for this year’s Best of Shorts: MAMAN(S), THE CULPRIT, THE SHINING STAR OF LOSERS EVERYWHERE.PICKLE, THE …

Wednesday Scene: Competition, Art Fair, & Other Things…..

September 21 / 16 Hello! The month of September is moving swiftly and there are still things to touch on. The Artist’s Magazine’s All Media Art Competition is heading this way…… cred: artist’s magazine Deadline: October 14, 2016 Sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. ENTER THIS COMPETITION Prizes Categories How to enter Preparing Your Entry FAQ Pricing and Deadlines Already Entered? You can edit or manage your entry HERE MANAGE YOUR ENTRY Prizes GRAND PRIZE $1,000 CASH Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Winner will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 towards the purchase of North Light Books. Winning work will be featured on the The Artist’s Magazine. website. FIRST PLACE in each Category $100 CASH Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Winners will receive complimentary …

Out of the Office….Until September 19

September 10 / 16 The last post for today. Just wanted to remind you guys that I’ll be out of the office September 12-16, 2016. I will return September 19. As you know, tomorrow is the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. Let’s us remember those who lost their lives during that terrible time. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, I will be tweeting like crazy next week, so please visit Shadowbox’s Twitter page. Just click on the bird at the bottom of the page or just look at the feed.                     featured images: desktopwallpapers.co & wallpaperfolder.com

Final Saturday Scene: New York Fashion Week 2016

September 10 / 16 Back with a final Saturday Scene. Fashion Week has come to NYC. It’s Day 4 and here’s what’s happening so far….. cred: international business times NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SEPTEMBER 2016 September 8 Nicholas K at 9 a.m. EDT Michael Costello at 2 p.m. EDT Desigual at 3 p.m. EDT Marissa Webb at 3 p.m. EDT September 9 Project Runway at 9 a.m. EDT Oday Shakar at 11 a.m. EDT Francesca Liberatore at 5 p.m. EDT Nicole Miller at 6 p.m. EDT Tadashi Shoji at 8 p.m. EDT September 10 Dan Liu at 10 a.m. EDT Christian Siriano at 4 p.m. EDT September 11 Tome at 12 p.m. EDT Hood by Air at 1 p.m. EDT Jenny Packham at 4 p.m. EDT Prabal Gurung at 7 p.m. EDT September 12 Jeremy Scott at 11 a.m. EDT Leanne Marshall at 3 p.m. EDT Libertine at 6 p.m. EDT September 13 Vera Wang at 11 a.m. EDT Dennis Basso at 2 p.m. EDT September 14 Xuly Bet at 9 a.m. EDT Naeem Khan …

More Saturday Scene: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Update….

September 10 / 16 Updates, updates, updates! The Toronto International Film Festival or TIFF has started Thursday. I just wanted to give you some updates. You do recall that I’ve posted last Saturday about tickets, well I did find something that will get you interested……. cred: tiff  TIFF is holding their first Daily Ticket Draw! All you need to do is check your email each day for free tickets to select Festival Films. How? Well how about going to: http://www.tiff.net/ticket-draw. Then once your on that page, just follow through! Simple. I wanted to get that out of the way…..It’s Day 3 at TIFF and I hope you caught the Snowden press conference which was featured streaming live earlier this morning. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars at the infamous Edward Snowden, I’m sure you know who that is. Oliver Stone directed the film. Both he and Gordon-Levitt sat down to discuss the political drama. Check out TIFF’s Live Morning Show on their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/TIFF. Lastly, I’m sure you already know that TIFF has their own app. You can vote for …

Saturday Scene: Upcoming Music Festivals for September 2016

September 10 / 16 Hello….the weekend is here and as promised I’ve found several music festivals for the Fall season. Here is the list…… cred: music festival wizard   MUSIC FESTIVALS IN SEPTEMBER 2016 Sep 09 2016: Dancefestopia 2016/Kansas City, MO/September 9-11, 2016   Sep 16 2016: Middle Waves 2016/Fort Wayne, IN/September 16-18, 2016   Sep 16 2016/KAABOO 2016/San Diego, CA/September 16-18, 2016   Sep 16 2016: FreshGrass Festival 2016/North Adams, MA/September 16-18, 2016   Sep 16 2016: Telluride Blues and Brews 2016/Telluride, CO/September 16-18, 2016   Sep 17 2016: Grand Point North 2016/Burlington, VT/September 17-18, 2016   Sep 17 2016: Sundown Music Festival 2016/Huntington Beach, CA/September 17-18, 2016   Sep 17 2016: Rock Allegiance 2016/Philadelphia, PA/September 17-18, 2016   Sep 16 2016: Riot Fest Chicago 2016/Chicago, IL/September 16-18, 2016   Sep 23 2016: Animal Collective Camping Weekend 2016/Big Sur, CA/September 23-24, 2016   Sep 22 2016: Oaktopia Fest 2016/Denton, TX/September 22-24, 2016   Sep 24 2016: Moonstone 2016/Orlando, FL/September 24-25, 2016   Sep 24 2016: Pilgrimage Music Festival 2016/Franklin, TN/September 24-25, 2016 Sep 23 2016: Catskill Chill 2016/Lakewood, PA/September 23-25, 2016   There you have it! It’s …

Shadowbox Updates…….Out of the Office Next Week

September 7 / 16 Hello again…..just wanted to give you guys some updates. First, I forgot to mention in the Editor’s Desk, I will be out of the office September 12-16, 2016. During those weeks you can check out the Twitter feed and there will be lots of them! Second, I’m getting a few things in order with Shadowbox’s first literary project and I’m working on a few more projects. I can only pray and hope these can be successful. That’s it for now. Just wanted to let my readers know what’s happening at the moment. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday and be always, always blessed!               featured image: unknown

Wednesday Scene: AWP Award Series 2017

September 8 / 16 Good Morning! It’s time for the AWP Award Series for next year 2017. If you don’t know what this award series is then let me refresh you courtesy of AWP: AWP sponsors the Award Series, an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and is available to published and unpublished authors alike. Entries for the 2017 competition will be accepted from January 1 to February 28, 2017. We no longer accept submissions by post. Here is the Guidelines for 2017….. cred: awp 2017 Award Series About the Award Series AWP’s Award Series is an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and it is open to published and unpublished authors alike. The Award Series conducts an evaluation process of writers, for writers, by writers. AWP hires a staff of “screeners” who are themselves writers; the screeners …