Month: January 2020

MidWeek Updates: Art Submissions from Artsy Shark

1.15.2020 Afternoon creative peeps! I got an email from Artsy Shark about their upcoming art submissions. For those interested in submitting here are the details… Credit source: Artsy Shark   Want to be a Featured Artist on Artsy Shark? Submissions are being accepted now!   Call for Artists Submissions accepted January 13-23, 2020    Artist credit , clockwise from top: Bob Landstrom, Kristi Abbott, Jeff Hornung, Jennifer Beaudet, Carol Davis, Kimberly Cammerata   Artsy Shark needs 48 artists to feature and promote through individual portfolio articles.   Submissions are now open! We invite visual artists in any medium to apply, including painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, wood, glass, fiber, ceramic, stone, metal, photography, digital art, printmaking, collage, jewelry, and others.              Featured Artists on Artsy Shark get publicity. Lots of it.      As a Featured Artist, you present your portfolio in visual form, and in your own words. Describe your inspiration, technique, goals, and achievements in an article that is all about you. Your feature is shared extensively with our large social media following …

MidWeek Updates: TV & Film News…Courtesty of Mr. H

1.8.2020 Hello everybody! Just a short post today, which was supposed to be posted yesterday on Wednesday, but due to the wi fi network mess, I’m posting it today. Time to catch up on the world of television and film from Mr. H Reviews. He reviews the BBC’s Dracula and some spoiler leaks about Godzilla vs Kong!       Enjoy the rest of your Thursday, be always blessed!     Featured image: HipWallpaper

Golden Globe Winners 2020

1.6.2020 Good Morning! Back to the normal grind of work! Did you see the 77th Golden Globes last night? I didn’t, but that doesn’t stop me from giving you guys the list of winners… Credit source: People   MOVIES Best motion picture — drama 1917JokerMarriage StoryThe Two PopesThe Irishman Best motion picture — musical or comedy Dolemite Is My NameJojo RabbitOnce Upon a Time… in Hollywood RocketmanKnives Out Best motion picture — foreign language The FarewellLes MisérablesPain and GloryParasitePortrait of a Lady on Fire Best motion picture — animated Frozen 2How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden WorldThe Lion KingMissing LinkToy Story 4   Best director Bong Joon-ho, ParasiteSam Mendes, 1917Martin Scorsese, The IrishmanQuentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time…in HollywoodTodd Phillips, Joker   Best actor in a motion picture — drama Antonio Banderas, Pain and GloryChristian Bale, Ford v FerrariAdam Driver, Marriage StoryJoaquin Phoenix, JokerJonathan Pryce, The Two Popes Best actor in a motion picture — comedy or musical Daniel Craig, Knives OutLeonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in HollywoodTaron Egerton, RocketmanEddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name   Best actress in a motion picture — drama Renée Zellweger, JudyScarlett Johansson, Marriage …

Wknd Update: Gaming News

1.4.2020 Evening again! Last post for today. I wanted to do some gaming news. I found three videos from Inside Gaming, WatchMojo.com, and RGT 85 to get a glimpse of what to watch for in 2020.         I hope you enjoyed these videos filled with tidbits about games coming this year. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed.    Featured image: Wallpaper Access

Wknd Updates: Art Competitions, Contests…

1.4.2020 Evening…It’s time for a little competition, contests, and exhibitions. Thanks to Artshow, they have a handful this month. I will post those of mid-January.  Credit source: artshow.com Black and White: 2020 Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 1-20, 2020. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected for an exhibition at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be displayed online. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 10, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032     “Patterns and Texture” Online Juried Painting Competition Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Lead Juror – Marie McCallum. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All submitted work must have been created by the artist within the last 3 years. Artwork must be a painting using any of the following media: Oil, Acrylic, Pastels, Watercolor and/or Mixed Media. Artwork must have a pattern or texture or both. Artwork may be any subject matter. This is a professionally managed online competition, we …

Music Festivals / January 2020

1.2.20 Hello again! One more thing to add and that is music festivals. Just a small selection, but its a lively one. All thanks to Music Festival Wizard. Credit source: Music Festival Wizard THE MUSICFEST STEAMBOAT 2020 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COJANUARY 5-10, 2020         FRIENDSHIP 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 6-10, 2020         JAM CRUISE 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 7-12, 2020         70000 TONS OF METAL 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 7-11, 2020         GROOVE CRUISE MIAMI 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 9-13, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS 2020 CHICAGO, ILJANUARY 15-19, 2020         WOBBLELAND 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CAJANUARY 17-18, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL 2020 SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLJANUARY 17-20, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         ALTER EGO FESTIVAL 2020 LOS ANGELES, CAJANUARY 18, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         4XFAR MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 COACHELLA VALLEY, CAJANUARY 18-19, 2020           THE ROCK BOAT 2020 TAMPA, FLJANUARY 24-29, 2020       …

New Music / January 2020

1.2.20 Afternoon folks! New year, new music. Here are the artists, veteran or new, who are releasing albums for the month of January, courtesy of Metacritic. I’ve decided to try something different…let me know if you like it or not. Credits Source: Metacritic 10 JANUARY 2020 Circa Waves Happy [Digital release – part 1] Field Music Making A New World   Georgia Seeking Thrills   Kesha High Road   Poppy I Disagree   Selena Gomez Rare   17 JANUARY 2020 …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead X: The Godless Void And Other Stories   Algiers There Is No Year   Anti-Flag 20/20 Vision   Bill Fay Countless Branches   Bombay Bicycle Club Everything Else Has Gone Wrong   Halsey Manic   Holy Fuck Deleter   Little Big Town Nightfall   Mura Masa R.Y.C. (Raw Youth Collage)   Of Montreal UR FUN   Pinegrove Marigold   24 JANUARY 2020 Andy Shauf The Neon Skyline   Black Lips Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart   Breaking Benjamin Aurora   Nicolas Godin Concrete …

Winter Reads 2020

1.1.20 It’s time for some great winter books. Normally I would’ve posted this back in December, but I didn’t. I guess I wanted to wait until the new year. Rachel Epstein of Marie Claire has her list of great winter reads… Credit source: Marie Claire The Best Winter 2019 Book Releases to Curl Up With on Your Couch By Rachel Epstein You and I both know that as much as we love getting that picture playing in the snow for the ‘gram, we’d much rather be mistaken for a wrapped burrito on the couch while reading a new book…or five. If you’re able to handle the FOMO of freezing your fingers off in a cute beanie, pass the time indoors by picking up any of these amazing new winter book releases, below. 1.‘Children of Virtue and Vengeance’ by Tomi Adeyemi COURTESY $19.99 $11.99 (40% off) read it Tomi Adeyemi, known for her acclaimed debut novel Children of the Bone, is back with her second book in the YA fantasy Legacy of Orïsha trilogy. This time around, main characters Zélie and Amari …