Editor’s Note: August 2017

July 31 / 17 Vol. 5 / #8 August is here and the months are flying by. Not a lot to do this month, so this will be short and to the point. If you’ve been catching up lately, there are a few things to cover. The 4 Portal’s Governor’s Island Art Fair will be held each weekend of September. I will keep you posted on that event and a few others. I’m still doing research on art residencies and what not. Shadow Spotlight will focus on Literature. This month @The Event is heading to Vegas.  Creative Close-Up will focus on … Continue reading Editor’s Note: August 2017

Reflections: Enjoying the Summer

July 29 / 17 No poetry, no short story, no post….no nothing. Just take the time to enjoy the summer. Kids that means you because school is just around the corner. Be thankful and happy to enjoy your vacation with family and friends or to just be creative. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be always blessed.                           Image source: Best Wallpapers & WallpaperSafar Continue reading Reflections: Enjoying the Summer

Creative Close-Up: From Digital Music News…..

July 29 / 17 Hey everybody…it’s time for a Creative Close-Up. I found a recent article about music streaming, courtesy of Digital Music News. This has been updated to show you how much the artists are making. Read it and see for yourself. Digital Music News What Streaming Music Services Pay (Updated for 2017) Daniel Adrian Sanchez    July 24, 2017 So, how much can you expect to get from Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms? Music streaming services have helped to spark a revival in the music industry.  This year alone, major labels have reported record-breaking revenue. But how much … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: From Digital Music News…..

Film Review: It Follows (2015)

July 27 / 17 Picture yourself at the park enjoying the scenery, minding your own business, just enjoying the day. That changes completely when you see a woman half-naked, disheveled, but the face is just not right. There is no smile, no anger, just no emotion…She’s slowly walking towards you. The other people in the park don’t even know she’s there, that’s because they don’t see her, but you do….. This is the premise of It Follows. Confused? Well, you shouldn’t be. This supernatural horror film is different from films that you’re used to seeing. It keeps you guessing and … Continue reading Film Review: It Follows (2015)

HALT & CATCH FIRE SEASON TEASER AND PHOTOS

July 24/ 17 Hello! TV is being added to the roster. One of my favorites shows will be leaving and I’m pretty sad and bumbed about it, but I can’t wait for the 4th and final season of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire. Here is a teaser preview……     THE FINAL SEASON WILL PREMIERE SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 9/8C ON AMC. Enjoy your Monday and be blessed!                                     image source: Imgur Continue reading HALT & CATCH FIRE SEASON TEASER AND PHOTOS

@The Event: San Diego….Comic-Con International 2017

July 21 / 17 Friday is here….In this special edition of @ The Event, we’re heading over to San Diego, our last stop in the state of California. This time we’re focusing on a big event that is happening right now: Comic-Con International. Since 1970, Comic-Con has become a mecca of comics, science-fiction, film, game, art, and tv. Preview started Wednesday, July 19 and yesterday was the beginning of the event. The dates are July 19-23, 2017. Here are several other tidbits about Comic-Con. credit source: comic-con international  MISSION STATEMENT Comic-Con International: San Diego is a nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to … Continue reading @The Event: San Diego….Comic-Con International 2017