Day: February 24, 2018

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 many couples can trace the real time rise and fall of their relationship back to social media feeds and harried phone calls, Aleksa Palladino and Devon Church have channeled the highs and lows of their storybook courtship into something else entirely: the explosive, discomforting confessionals of Exitmusic. The mercurial project started the year they got married (2004) and all-but-imploded during their recent divorce, but not before the duo wrapped its most fully realized collection of …

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 Building Gallery Relationships Selling Art Online Pricing for Profit Booth Design Creating an Effective Art Website The Corporate Art Market Personalized consultation appointments are also available at this event for an additional $30 charge. Artists who plan to attend should book their consultation at the time of registration to avoid disappointment. The boot camp will be held at Naples Art Association, 585 Park Street, Naples, Florida on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, lasting …