Month: September 2018

Editor’s Letter for October 2018

9.29.18 Vol. 6 / #10 Hello everyone! Monday will be the first day of October and to think we were just settling into September! A lot of great things are happening this month. Cher, Cypress Hill, Loretta Lynn, KT Tunstall, and Yoko Ono are releasing new music. Mala Luna 2018, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2018 or Escape Psycho Circus 2018? Take your pick of what music festivals you might see. Where now hopping back into the States to Atlanta, while our Spotlight is still in focus on photographers. You’ll just have to see who we have for October. I don’t celebrate Halloween, but this month I’ll just need to dig up some great scary stories.  Bye September, Hey October! Image source:

Catching Up on Fashion Week 2018

9.26.18 I love fashion, seriously…I love fashion. Just to take a peak at what these designers have before us gives me happiness. It’s been a minute since Shadowboxerinc has posted anything regarding fashion, but New York Fashion Week, London, Paris, Milan…it’s like I can’t catch up, but thank you FF Chanel on YouTube keeps me together.  Summer is over, but I see a few things that I would love to wear next summer…enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed. Image source: New York Times

Creative Close-Up: Creating Art On My Terms

9.24.18 “You can draw…ohhh. Can you do a painting for me?” That’s probably what you get when you mention that you can draw, paint, sketch, you know what I mean. Then when you put a little bit of your work out there, they start to ask if you can do a portrait for them. I can draw, sketch, and paint. I love it because I’m such a creative person and while I’m flattered for people to ask, I just don’t too much like it.  Why? Well, I ask, how big do want the portrait or drawing to be? What do you want it to look like? All these kinds of questions, the ones I hate to ask because I don’t want to step on any toes to hurt feelings. I did accept one from a lady at my church, but this will be the last one for a very long while.   I want to create art on my own terms, without the person asking me about the progress, you know, without nosing in on my …

Where To…London, England

9.22.18 We are now traveling across the pond over to London, England or the United Kingdom to see what activities to do, and there is a lot! Thanks to Credit source: Visit London Top Shows in September: Eugenius! at The Other Palace Enter a world of comics and superheroes with cult musical Eugenius!. In this teen love story, a comic book fan tries to find the hero within himself. 1 Sep-7 Oct.   Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Image courtesy of Emma Holland PR. Don’t miss hit show Heathers The Musical, as it transfers to London’s West End following a successful run at The Other Palace. A cruel clique runs a high school until a new boy arrives and changes everything, in this show based on a cult 1980s film. 3 Sep-24 Nov.     Museums Tate Modern FREE A visit to London isn’t complete without a trip to Tate Modern. Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former …

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. 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 dinner. As the six begin to mingle, they’ll …

Cool: Captain Marvel

9. 19. 18 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 …