Month: December 2018

Best Of Games 2018

12.19.18 Hello again…I haven’t played a video game in a while. What was the best game you’ve played this year? Well according to The Verge, Kotaku, Game Spot, and Digital Trends, here are the Best Games of 2018… The Verge THE 15 BEST VIDEO GAMES OF 2018 By Andrew Webster           Kotaku The Best Video Game Surprises of 2018 Mike Fahey and Gita Jackson             Game Spot Best Games Of 2018 By Chris Pereira     Digital Trends Here are our writers’ picks for the best video games of 2018 By Digital Trends Staff    There will be more best of 2018 stuff! Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed.   Featured and other images, Digital Trends, Game Spot, The Verge, & Kotaku Advertisements

MidWeek Update: New York Film Academy Open House 2019

12.19.18 Humpy Hump Wednesday! Thinking about doing something in film, media, performing arts, or digital arts? New York Film Academy can help with that! They are having an open house for 2019 in New York, Los Angeles, South Beach, and Australia. Was able to obtain…well sneak a peek at their website and found this… Credit source: New York Film Academy Open House Battery Place Location:17 Battery Place, 1st Floor, New York City, NY, 10004Tel: 1-800-611-FILM, +1-212-674-4300     Click Here to RSVP SaturdayJan. 19th, 2019 Future Dates: Feb. 16th, 2019 Mar. 23rd, 2019 Apr. 13th, 2019 May 18th, 2019 Jun. 15th, 2019 Jul. 20th, 2019 Open House12:00pm Adult Workshops and Conservatory Programs Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Musical Theatre, 3D Animation & VFX, Editing, Documentary, Cinematography, Photography, Broadcast Journalism, Screenwriting, Producing, Game Design, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, VR. Camps Open House2:30pm For Teens (Ages 14-17) & Kids (Ages 10-13) Hands-on Intensive Summer Camps inFilmmaking, Acting for Film, Musical Theatre, Photography, Screenwriting, 3D Animation, Game Design, Music Video, Broadcast Journalism, Documentary Filmmaking, Graphic Design. Auditions or Portfolio Review This …

Shadow Spotlight: Tribute of 2018

12.17.18 Hello, I wanted to do something different with Shadow Spotlight. I wanted to do a tribute to those who passed away and also left a mark across all art forms.   France Gall Edwin Hawkins Dolores O’Riordan   Hubert de Givenchy Philip Kerr R. Lee Ermey Avicii Margot Kidder Kate Spade Anthony Bourdain Steve Ditko Henry Butler Aretha Franklin Neil Simon Burt Reynolds Mac Miller Al Matthews Arthur Mitchell Otis Rush Eduardo Arroyo Stan Lee Roy Clark Bernardo Bertolucci Robert Morris Nancy Wilson   Enjoy your Monday, be blessed.   Featured and other images: University of Limerick & Wikipedia  

Shadowboxerinc’s Best Top Five Songs 2018

12.12.18 Hump Day Wednesday…Continuing with my pick with the Best of Music 2018. Now I’m choosing the top five songs. Here is my pick of songs that have become favorites…   Ape Shit – The Carters  Extraordinary Rendition – Sons of An Illustrious Father  I’ll Never Know – Exitmusic  Tenderness – Laura Gibson  The Wave – Lion Babe (feat. Leikeli47)    I hope you like these songs as much as I do. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed!   Featured image source: Man of the Hour

MidWeek Update: Calling All Artists!

12.12.18 Hello Hump Day Wednesday! Calling all artists…courtesy of Art Show, found some exhibitions or contests to get your creativity running. Deadlines ending throughout the month of January 2019.  Credit source: Art Show FrontierSpace 2019 Call for Exhibition Proposals FrontierSpace in Missoula, MT seeks solo, two-person and group exhibition proposals in any medium. FrontierSpace strives to connect new creative and critical thinkers from outside, as well as from within the regional community to enrich artistic dialogue. We strive to provide opportunities for new work to be exposed to Montana while also fostering possibilities for Montana to interact with a broader artistic community. It is our intention to consistently look towards possibilities, welcome ideas, and expand the artistic horizon. $10 submission fee. Deadline: January 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email     2nd Annual Women Artists’ Art Competition Fusion Art is once again celebrating women artists with the 2nd Annual Women Artists online art competition, January 15 – April 14, 2019. Best in Show winners invited to the 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs. Top 5 winners invited to …

Best of…Music 2018

12.10.18 Hello everyone. A new week and I’m compiling a list of Best of 2018 in art, photography, film, etc. Today I’m looking at the best in music of 2018. Lots of great albums, songs that imprinted into your brain, you know the type that stays in your head for a long period of time. I’ve been influenced by Instagram, Tumblr, and other internet platforms, including Apple and Spotify. Here is a list of artists and groups that really stood out for me this year…   Low Leaf  Moses Sumney Cardi B.  Sons Of An Illustrious Father  Kendrick Lamar  Exitmusic  Alessia Cara  Laura Gibson  A Perfect Circle  Makeness  That is my pick for 2018. Check them out!   Featured image source: Saint Heron

Wknd Update: AWP Conference 2019 Update & Other Stuff

12.8.18 Hello…I haven’t forgotten. This is just a reminder about the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference 2019. I visited their page and I will post the same information as I did last time, along with registration, other information.  Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Program (AWP) 2019 Conference & Bookfair Registration Preregistration ends January 3. Click here to register today! Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The book fair is open at 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30, 2019. Students & adjuncts: interested in volunteering? Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period; the exception to this is the new Bookfair Only Saturday Pass. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Hotel & Travel information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels is scheduled to be released in August. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations, …

MidWeek Updates: Calling All Amazon Prime Members…Early Screening of DC’s Aquaman

12.5.18 Yes, you read it right. If you’re an Amazon Prime Member, you can get tickets for an early screening of DC’s upcoming superhero film, Aquaman. December 21 is the release date, you can see the film a week early before that time. Here’s a snippet from an article from The Wrap by Umberto Gonzalez.  Due to popular demand, Amazon has added over 100 additional venues for Prime members to experience its upcoming exclusive early showing of “Aquaman” on Dec. 15, a week before the movie’s wide release. Prime members can purchase up to 10 tickets through Atom Ticketsfor the showing at more than 1,120 Regal, AMC, ArcLight Cinemas and National Amusements theaters.   Isn’t that cool? So click on the link above to get the ticket information you need. This film is getting positive reviews already and that’s a good sign!   Image source: Cleveland.com