Reflections: Love One Another

February 27 / 18 Morning everybody! Last day of February and what a fitting way to end this month with a reflective poem by Kahlil Gibran.   Love One Another – Poem by Khalil Gibran You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. But let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it … Continue reading Reflections: Love One Another

Creative Close-Up: Poets.org Presents 12 Poems for Black History Month

February 26 /18 Good Morning all! The last weekend of this month has passed. Before this month is out, I still have some creative works for Black History Month. Found twelve poems by African-American poets from the website poets.org. They asked twelve contemporary black poets from Tyehlmba Jess, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, to Toi Derricotte to choose one poem to read in the month of February and why. Here are those twelve poems from Gwendolyn Brooks to Langston Hughes. Credit source: poets.org     We Real Cool Gwendolyn Brooks,  1917 – 2000 THE POOL PLAYERS. SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL. We real cool. We … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Poets.org Presents 12 Poems for Black History Month

Music News…Exitmusic Returns & Sons of An Illustrious Father Live

February 24 / 18 Hey again…been a minute since I’ve dived into the music scene, well not really. One band makes a return from a five-year hiatus, while another band is performing live in NYC and Hollywood.   Aleksa Palladino and Devon Church, the duo that is Exitmusic are back. We haven’t heard from them since their last 2012 album, Passage. Now after a five-year hiatus, the former couple has returned with a new single from their upcoming album, The Recognitions. The album is a reflection of their once fairy-tale relationship. Here is a snippet from the website Bandcamp: While … Continue reading Music News…Exitmusic Returns & Sons of An Illustrious Father Live

Weekend Scene: Art Business Bootcamp

February 24 / 18 Afternoon everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve checked out Arts Business Institute. They now have an Art Business Bootcamp coming in April. Credit source: Arts Business Institute     This two-day intensive professional development program presents practical strategies and information on specific markets, with a focus on ways that artists and makers can build sustainable small businesses. Many of the most common challenges artists face will be discussed at length, in an interactive format that invites Q&A within every presentation. The boot camp schedule will include the following topics: The New Marketplace Creative Marketing for Artists … Continue reading Weekend Scene: Art Business Bootcamp

Film Review: Black Panter

February 20 / 18 Hello everyone! It’s time for a film review. Not Fifty Shades Free…who cares about that film. I’m talking about the newest superhero film from Marvel, Black Panther. This review will be short, very short. Here are my thoughts on the film…   Awesome Inspirational It’s not your average superhero film. It’s a film for everyone. For me, as a Black woman, it’s good to see Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Guria, Angela Bassett, and Letitia Wright as strong, capable women able to take care of business. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and the rest of the cast were … Continue reading Film Review: Black Panter