Year: 2018

Books to Read for Fall 2018

9. 20. 18 September 22, this Saturday will be the first day of Fall. Temperatures are starting to get a little cooler, well in some places, and it’s time to find some new books to read. Found this article titled The Top 20 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018, written by Ashley Johnson for Parade and there a few books I want to get. Take a look at this list of those books that are getting some attention. Parade’s pick of Anticipated books for Fall 2018 Credit source: Ashley Johnson for Parade  As the season begins to change and the temperatures cool down, a new season of books comes with it. From dark and magical YA novels to sweet romance and everything in between, these are the most anticipated books of fall. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle Sabrina’s 30th birthday is surely cause for celebration in this new novel. Surrounded by her best friend, a few people from her past and, surprisingly, Audrey Hepburn, Sabrina is unsure of what to think of this seemingly magical …

Cool: Captain Marvel

9. 19. 18 Marvel Studios I’m sure some of you have heard about Marvel’s superhero film Captain Marvel and when we were going to see a trailer. Well, yesterday we got our wish… I don’t really know a lot about Captain Marvel and her story, but I’m interested in seeing the movie. What did you guys think? Enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed.  Image source:  Techaeris &  Polygon

MidWeek Update: Governors Island Art Fair 2018

9. 19. 18 I almost forgot to tell and share this with you. If you’re in the NYC area and want to see some good art, The Governors Island Art Fair 2018 is the place to go. It’s every weekend in the month of September. This will be the third weekend. You still have a chance to check it out… Credit source: 4Heads Hours & Admission September 1 – 30, 2018Saturdays and Sundays, 11am – 6pm Admission is Free8-minute ferry ride to Governors Island:•  Adult – $3 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Seniors – $1 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Children under 13 – Free•  IDNYC Holders – Free•  Military Personnel – Free Catalogues:  $20 Location & Transportation Governors Island, Colonels RowBldg. 405, 406, 407 and 408Just follow the signs marked Colonels Row to the buildings with the yellow and orange banners. From Manhattan:The Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows: By Subway – 1 to South Ferry station, 4, 5 to Bowling …

Shadow Spotlight: Diane Arbus

9. 17. 18 Shadow Spotlight time. From September till December Shadowboxerinc is featuring photographers who are making their mark. Diane Arbus is this month’s Shadow Spotlight. The name should be familiar to you. She was known for her photography works of giants, dwarfs, transgender people, nudists, circus performers. Or as a Wikipedia article of Arbus states, “whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal. Her work has been described as consisting of formal manipulation characterized by blatant sensationalism.   I found a few videos of Arbus. One titled Masters of Photography, which was several years ago, when they interviewed her daughter Doon Arbus.    Here is another one by Art of Photography which came out in 2013.       I hope this gave an insight into who this woman was and what her work represents. Enjoy your Monday, be blessed.    Images source: Medium Diane Arbus in Central Park. Photo: Tod Papageorge, 1967.  

MidWeek Update: Gaming Conferences for September 2018

9. 12. 18 Hello people! It’s been a while since I posted anything for games. Makeup time today! I know it’s a bit late, but I managed to find several, thanks to GamesIndustry.biz. Credit source: gamesindustry.biz ESI London 2018 ESI London is a three-day esports business conference focused on building a bridge between expertise and interest while explaining the esports industry from the inside out. A full day of esports focused workshops covering topics such as how to build a brand and make content just like an esport endemic, league, event and team operations, the importance of PR in esports, legal and compliance and much more will cover just day one.  18th September 2018  Olympia, London, United Kingdom https://sbcevents.com/esi-london-2018/     Mobile Growth Summit Canada 2018 Mobile Growth Canada is a 1-day event filled with insightful content from the best in business such as Facebook, Playtika, and a host of other proven players in the mobile app business. FREE for all mobile marketers thanks to our sponsors of the event. Join this growing mobile marketing …

Weeknd Updates: Artsy Shark & Arts Business Summit

9. 8. 18 One last post for you guys. Courtesy of Artsy Shark, this is an Arts Business Summit taking place next month in West Virginia. Credit source: Artsy Shark   West Virginia Tamarack Foundation for the Arts and Arts Business Institute present a professional development event for artists & makers October 12-13, 2018   Canaan Valley Resort 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260 Join us in beautiful West Virginia for an intensive two-day summit focused on growing your creative small business. This program teaches practical, actionable strategies. Schedule at a Glance Friday, October 12th 9:30 a.m.  Registration  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Creative Marketing Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.      Lunch Break 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.        Niche and Alternative Markets – Wendy Rosen 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       The Corporate Art/Interior Design Market – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.       Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)  Saturday, October 13th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells– Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.    Sales Strategies …

Weeknd Update: NY ART BOOK FAIR

9. 8. 18 Hello Weekend! I live for them because you can rest and have time to enjoy the activities that the weekend offers. For example, the NY Art Book Fair that is coming later this month in where else? NYC. Below you can get a heads up on this event… Credit source: NY Art Book Fair   Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 21-23, 2018 Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm Purchase your preview ticket here. Printed Matter Members receive free entry to the preview. Please present your membership card at the door. To join as a Member, click here. Free entrance HOURS AND LOCATION Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed) Friday, September  21, 1-7pm Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY. Exhibitor applications for the NY Art Book Fair 2018 are now closed. Printed Matter presents the thirteenth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 21 – 23, 2018, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. The …

MidWeek Update: Come Unity Sessions

9. 5. 18 One last post for today…If you’re in the New York City area or you live in NYC, come to  Come Unity Sessions. What is Come Unity Sessions? “A space for musicians, artists, & poets of NYC.” I came across them on their Instagram account and have been a follower ever since. They have an event coming this Saturday. COME UNITY SESSIONS MUSIC ART POETRY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 AVE C & E 5TH ST. NYC 7PM $10   If you like some great art, listen to good music, and love poetry, this is it! Also if you would like to display your art, or if you’re a musician, or a poet, and have Instagram, then please follow and DM for spots for your art or performance. Have a great Hump Wednesday, be blessed! Till Saturday!   Image source: GetWallpapers.com