Month: September 2017

Editor’s Note: October 2017

September 30 / 17 Vol 5 / #10 October….What is great about October? Well, the start of a new month that’s for sure, but also a lot of things to cover for this month. Of course, there will be some things to scare you a bit. I hope you enjoyed Governors Island Art Fair. This is the last weekend for the event this year. It’s free, tomorrow’s the final day. You may want to visit. Shadow Spotlight belongs to actor Lee Pace. If you don’t know who he is, think Ned the Piemaker or Thranduil in The Hobbit film series. Denver, Colorado is our next pit stop for @ The Event. New music from Pink, St. Vincent, Wu-Tang Clan, and more to come for New Music October. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017, Austin City Limits 2017….those are the music festivals coming this month. I’m already in the process of passing along any writing, art, game, or any conferences that are happening in the coming months. A new theme is coming for Shadowboxerinc. I feel this one …

Wednz Scene: Artexpo Las Vegas 2018

September 27 / 17 Hello folks! September is coming to a close, but this week will be pretty interesting. I’ve been keeping tabs for Artexpo Las Vegas which will be taking place January 27 – 31, 2018. This where interior designers, architects, and more gather to show, connect with fellow designers. Thanks to the website, here is just a peek at what you can expect…. Credit source: Artexpo Las Vegas   Since its launch in 2005, Las Vegas Market has become one of the largest trade buyer markets in the United States—and Artexpo is joining the party! Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas’ vibrant art scene, Artexpo Las Vegas offers exhibitors exposure to the most diverse and unique industry sales and marketing platform in the Western U.S. and provides trendsetting buyers access to the most modern and contemporary artists and innovators in the world.  This event will host contemporary artists, art publishers, and galleries from all corners of the globe. You’ll see showcases of works of fine art, sculpture, painting, photography, glassworks…you’ll see it all! …

Fall Reads 2017

September 22 / 17 Happy, Happy Friday! First day of Fall. My second favorite time of the year. That means it’s time to see what good books are there for Fall 2017. I read an article from Elle, 27 Best New Fall Books to Read this Fall by Estelle Tang. Here are only ten, the rest you can click on the link above. Credit source: Elle                                             Plenty of good books to keep you busy this autumn, I see a few that interests me. Enjoy your Friday, be blessed.       Image source: Elle                

Cool: Tomb Raider

September 20 / 17 Hey again! Got something really cool to show you. You guys may have heard and read about the upcoming Tomb Raider, with Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Here is the official trailer, but we’re gonna have to wait a bit longer, cause March 16, 2018, is the release date. Take a look…. Looks cool right? Well, I’m setting the date to see this film and I hope this will interest you too. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed always.   Image source: IMDb

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Video Game Conventions

September 20 / 17 Hello world….it’s been awhile since I posted anything on Games. Lots of catching up to do, but I found something that might be of interests. Here is a convention that is coming up in the next few weeks…. Credit source: videogamescons.com GDEX 2017 September 29 – October 1, 2017 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, OH Video Gaming Convention GDEX is an annual expo and convention for everyone who loves games. Whether you’re someone who is looking to get into the industry, a seasoned veteran, or just someone who loves video and board games, there is something for everyone. We take pride in being the platform to help indie developers showcase their passions to the world. Featuring devs from across the country, there is always something new to play at GDEX! Registration Information Register Now Advance Rates $64.11 through October 1, 2017 Update Information for GDEX 2017     Konsplosion! 2017 September 29 – October 1, 2017 Fort Smith Convention Center Fort Smith, AR Comic Convention with Anime, Fantasy, Gaming, Sci-Fi, and Video Gaming programming Konsplosion is …

Weeknd Scene: Calling All Photographers…..

September 16 / 17 Hey again. CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! Artshow.com has a few opportunities for you guys to check out… Credit: Artshow.com Open Competition for All Photographers Artist Portfolio Magazine is now accepting entries into our 2017 Online Photography Competition. 1st Place $300 + Cover of Artist Portfolio Magazine, 2nd Place $200 + 4 Page Spread, 3rd Place $100 + 4 Page Spread. Open to all photographers worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We receive art from artists who are just starting out (we’ve featured some on our past covers) to professional artists and everyone is treated equal and given the same amount of respect. 20 artists will be chosen for this issue. Any style of photography is acceptable (digital, analog, photo manipulation, etc … Anything photography). $30 for 4 works of art. Deadline: September 30, 2017. More info.     Endangered Fine Art and Photography Contest 2017 The Endangered Fine Art and Photography Contest is an online, juried contest offering $7,000 in prize money and places in our Miami exhibition during Art Week, Dec 6-9, 2017. …

Weeknd Scene: Calling All Writers!….Writing Contests Opportunities

September 16 / 17 Hello, hello, and hello! The weekend is here and I’m playing catch up here so bear with me…..CALLING ALL WRITERS! Found a treasure trove of writing contest listings courtesy of Poets & Writers. Take a look for yourself…. Credit: Poets & Writers Mad Creek Books Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize Deadline: September 30, 2017 Entry Fee: $28 Cash Prize: $2,500 Website: http://thejournalmag.org/book-prizes/wheeler-prize A prize of $2,500 and publication by Mad Creek Books, the literary trade imprint of Ohio State University Press, is given annually for a poetry collection. Kathy Fagan will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $28 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Journal, the Ohio State University MFA program’s literary review, during the month of September. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Mad Creek Books, Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, c/o Journal, Ohio State University, English Department, 421 Denney Hall, 164 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210. University of Massachusetts Press Juniper Prizes Deadline: September 30, 2017 Entry Fee: …