Author: L. Richelle Murry

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Dates for AWP Conference

April 26 / 17 Hey again! Last post for today. The AWP conference has already passed, but don’t worry. The Association of Writers & Writing Programs annual event has dates set for next year, 2019, and beyond. It’s time to mark your calendar…. cred: association of writers & writing program (awp) AWP Conference The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The conference features over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Tampa, FL, in 2018 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7 – 10, 2018 Key Dates March …

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Literary Events

April 26 / 17 Hey! It’s turning out to be a nice Wednesday morning and we’re focusing on literature. Found a couple of literary events courtesy of Association of Writers & Writing Program or AWP. If these interest you, then please read on…. cred: association of writers & writing program Story Catcher Summer Writing Workshop and Festival Chadron, Nebraska, United States   DETAILS JUN 14 – JUN 17, 2017 Retreat APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 TUITION / COST:$350.00 SCHOLARSHIP: Available Graduate students and others who have writing classroom experience (either as a teacher, student or both), and whose work shows promise, may apply for the Emerging Writer Instructorship. The successful applicant will be honored as a “Mari Sandoz Emerging CONTACT: Steve Coughlin PHONE:308.432.6306 EMAIL:scoughlin@csc.edu Set in the beautiful Pine Ridge Region of Northwest Nebraska, we will gather to explore the untamed terrains of our lives: in nature and the outdoors, in our relationships with one another, in our place and purpose in the world. The Story Catcher Summer Writing Workshop and Festival will gather in …

Creative Close-Up: Read Up On This….

April 24 / 17 Hello! April is coming to a close and it’s time from some Creative Close-Up. Today a found a few articles you may want to read…. cred: artsy shark, arts business institute, skinny artist 6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales By Carolyn Edlund     Are You Disorganized? It Could be Hurting Your Art Business  by guest blogger Katie Carey     Here three from Skinny Artist…. Your Creativity Changes Lives–Know It, Believe It, Live It! by Liz DeMarco   How to be Creative While on the Road by Millie Swaby-Pritchard   Living a More Creative Life by JoAnneh Nagler   I hope these articles put a bit of creative fire in you for the week. Enjoy the rest of your Monday, be blessed!                                                       featured images: wallpaperscraft, artsy shark, arts business institute

@ The Event: Los Angeles

April 21 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! From San Francisco to Los Angeles, we’re taking a tour of LaLa Land. This time Shadowboxerinc is doing something different.             LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS APRIL 22 10:00 AM USC: LOS ANGELES  / 3551 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles CA 90089 TOSCA APRIL 22 12:30 PM DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION: LOS ANGELES / 135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC APRIL 27 12:00 PM SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER: LOS ANGELES / 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles CA 90049 THE 33RD LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 27 7:00 PM ARATANI JAPAN AMERICA THEATER: LOS ANGELES, CA / 244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA CA 90012 DEADMAU5 APRIL 27 9:00 PM SHRINE EXPO HALL: LOS ANGELES / 665 W Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles CA I hope this will help in wondering what to do in LA. If not, you can click on these websites: http://www.expedia.com http://www.tripadvisor.com http://www.discoverlosangeles.com                           …

Music Festivals April 2017 Pt. 2

April 19 / 17  More music festivals! cred: music festival wizard Wanee Music Festival 2017 ♦ Live Oak, FL ♦ April 20-22, 2017   Las Rageous 2017 ♦ Las Vegas, NV ♦ April 21-22, 2017   SweetWater 420 Festival 2017 ♦ Atlanta, GA ♦ April 21-23, 2017   High Water Festival 2017 ♦ North Charleston, SC ♦ April 22-23, 2017   Old Settler’s Music Festival 2017 ♦ Driftwood, TX ♦ April 20-23, 2017 Something Wonderful 2017 ♦ Dallas, TX ♦ April 22-23, 2017 Norman Music Festival 2017 ♦ Norman, OK ♦ April 27-29, 2017 Stagecoach Music Festival 2017 ♦ Indio, CA ♦ April 28-30, 2017 Fort Rock 2017 ♦ Fort Myers, FL ♦ April 29-30, 2017   Welcome to Rockville 2017 ♦ Jacksonville, FL ♦ April 29-30, 2017 MerleFest 2017 ♦ Wilkesboro, NC ♦ April 27-30, 2017   Fortress Festival 2017 ♦ Fort Worth, TX ♦ April 29-30. 2017   M3 Rock Festival 2017 ♦ Columbia, MD ♦ April 28-30, 2017   New Orleans Jazz Festival 2017 ♦ New Orleans, LA ♦ April 28-May 7, 2017   Click on the colored links to get all the information you need. Hope you have a great Wednesday, be blessed.                                         …

Wednz Scene: VCFA Protest Art & The Art of Protest: An Assembly

April 19 / 17 Good Morning! Found this helpful ad while I was reading an article on Hyperallergic. Take a look and see what you think….. cred: vermont college of fine arts Protest Art and The Art of Protest: An Assembly How do works of art become acts of political discourse? How might artists be at the center of viable, enduring, meaningful resistance and dialogue within their communities? This August 18-21, 2017, Vermont College of Fine Arts will host Protest Art / Art of Protest: an assembly. This event will be a multi-disciplinary exploration of the form and content, purpose, and history of protest art and the art of protest. Join us in a shared determination to connect artistic practice to political protest, and with full awareness that the mindful process of artistic innovation is inherently political. Lectures, workshops, and process statements will provide the jumping off points for hands-on collaborative and individual creative projects of meaningful and expressive resistance in the service of social justice. Online pre- and post-planning, discussion forums, and work-sharing will extend …

Shadow Spotlight: Chance the Rapper

April 10 / 17 Hello, everyone! It’s that time again for Shadow Spotlight and it’s on Chance the Rapper. Born Chancelor Bennett, Chance the Rapper resume adds singer, songwriter record producer, and philanthropist. Coming from Chicago’s South Side neighborhood of West Chatham, in 2011 the rapper recorded his first full-length mixtape, titled 10 Day or #10Day. This was recorded following a 10-day suspension during his senior year in high school for marijuana possession on campus. Even before the 10 Day was released, Chance was already getting recognition as one of Complex magazine’s ’10 New Chicago Rapper to Watch Out for’.  The mixtape was released in April 2012, which gained the one of Forbes magazine’s Cheap Tunes column. By July 2012, Chance appeared on Childish Gambino‘s single, ‘They Don’t Like Me’, from Gambino’s sixth mixtape titled Royalty. Chance released his second mixtape, Acid Rap in April 2013. It was released as a free digital download and received accolades from Spin and Rolling Stone, and was nominated for Best Mixtape at the 2013 BET Music Awards. His third mixtape, …

New Music April 2017

April 12 / 17 New music releases time! Take a look at what’s coming in April…. cred: metacritic.com Week of Apr 2, 2017 Country Hustle Pure Comedy Silver/Lead The Far Field The Moomins [OST] Week of Apr 9, 2017 AZD IV Season High Week of Apr 16, 2017 Americana Life. Love. Flesh. Blood Robyn Hitchcock Week of Apr 23, 2017 Volume 1 14 APRIL 2017 Actress AZD Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions John Mayer The Search For Everything Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Leslie Mendelson Love And Murder Lillie Mae Forever And Then Some Little Dragon Season High Splashh Waiting A Lifetime The String Cheese Incident Believe 21 APRIL 2017 Alessandro Cortini & Merzbow Alessandro Cortini & Merzbow Angaleena Presley Wrangled Arto Lindsay Cuidado Madame Brad Paisley Love And War GAS Narkopop Have Mercy Make The Best Of It Incubus 8 Jason Eady Jason Eady Joe Goddard Electric Lines Justin Walter Unseen Forces Matt And Sam’s Brother My Brain Hurts A Lot [solo debut of JPNSGRLS’ Charlie Kerr] Maxïmo …