All posts tagged: California

MidWeek Updates: Santa Barbara Writing Conference 2019

5.8.19 Hello and Hump Day Wednesday is here and I have just one thing to share with you so let’s get started with the Santa Barbara Writers Conference… Credit source: Santa Barbara Writers Conference My apologies for the bottom poster being small, but here is a small description of the event:   Every June since 1972, writers from around theworld have gathered at the Santa Barbara WritersConference to rub elbows with fellow writers, wellknown authors, and publishing professionals.You’llparticipate in a magical week of intensive work focused on craft, marketing, and networking.The full conference June 16-21, 2019 includes:• 5 full days of workshops led by 30 talented teachers• One-on-one manuscript consultations• Afternoon speakers and panels• Opportunity to register for agent appointments• 5 evening keynotes by well-known authors• Book signings and chances to meet author-speakers• Opening night banquet on Sunday• Poolside cocktail reception• Awards banquet on Friday evening• A week of networking, support and camaraderieSBWC likes to brag about our successful alumni –Fannie Flagg, Spencer Johnson, Gayle Lynds, MonteSchulz, Gillian Roberts, Catherine Ryan Hyde, andChristopher Moore, to …

MidWeek Update: Coachella 2019 Guide

4.10.19 Hello, lovelies! Coachella is already here, well it will be tomorrow. April 12-14 + 19-21, 2019 are the dates. Here is sort of a guide of this yearly music event.   Credit source: Coachella LIMITED AMOUNT OF WEEKEND 2 PASSES RELEASED ON SALE NOW   WK 1 – JOIN WAITLIST PURCHASE WEEKEND 2 PASSES LEARN MORE ABOUT SUNDAY SERVICE      Artist Line Up Sales Wallows Little People Nina Kraviz Christine and The Queens Sheck Wes and many more…   EVERY ONE Persons of any gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, age or ability are welcome at Coachella. LEARN MORE   BUYING PASSES Everything you need to attend Coachella—wristbands, camping, premium options and more. Please review all info before you buy.  LEARN MORE   CAMPING Grab your sleeping bag and get ready for non-stop fun with overnight options that let you stay at Coachella all weekend long. LEARN MORE   HOTEL TRAVEL PACKAGES Leave the planning to VMT with a pre-bundled package that includes GA or VIP Passes, local resort accommodations, and …

MidWeek Update: Upcoming Programs @ MOCA

12.26.18 Hello and Good Morning to you! Hope everyone’s Christmas was a nice and wonderful one. Mine was peaceful. I’m back with a few things to post today, like what’s going on at Moca, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Here’s a peek at what they have in store for January 2019. Credit source: MOCA Exhibition Highlight Tours EVERY THURSDAY: 5:30PM & 6:30PM EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: 12PM & 2PM   THURSDAYJAN 3, 2019 @ The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA LECTURE Artists on Artists: Rebecca Morris on Laura Owens On the occasion of Laura Owens at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, painter Rebecca Morris addresses the exhibition and her take on the medium of painting as employed by fellow painter Owens.     THURSDAYJAN 10, 2019 @MOCA Grand Avenue SCREENING Filmforum at MOCA: Small, Real: Observation and the Mundane One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art is inspired by artist Manny Farber’s call for an art of “both observing and being in the world.” Presented in conjunction with Kahlil Joseph’s film Fly Paper, which is the …

Wknd Update: Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

6. 30. 18 Ok, let’s talk about Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018. Like I said before, this annual event is right around the corner and for those who are attending, I hope you got your ducks in a row because the Comic-Con 2018 attendee badges are sold out. There will be no additional badge sales.  For those who did buy their badges here’s a run thru of who, what, where… Credit source: Comic-Con International San Diego   COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2018 JULY 19-22, 2018 PREVIEW DATE: July 18, 2018 SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (Preview Night: July 18) Wed., July 18: 6:00–9:00 PM Thur.–Sat., July 19–21: 9:30 AM–7:00 PM* Sun., July 22: 9:30 AM–5:00 PM *Programming continues after 7:00 PM To get more information, please go to www.comic-con.org. I know, it sucks that the badges are all sold out, but fear not. Comic-Con has this to say: If you are interested in attending Comic-Con 2019, we encourage you tosign-up for a Comic-Con Member well in advance of any registration event. The …

Wknd Scene: Santa Barbara Writers Conference

April 28 / 18 Hello! The final weekend of April has come. The Santa Barbara Writers Conference is coming in June of this year. For those of you who may find this interesting, you still have a chance of registering. Here are the details from their website… Credit source: Santa Barbara Writers Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 17-22, 2018 Improve your craft • Find your tribe • Make lifelong connections Since 1972 writers from around the world have gathered each June at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference to rub elbows with fellow storytellers, celebrate well-known authors, and network with publishing professionals.  Join us beachside for an intensive, weeklong experience dedicated to the craft of writing. Workshops cover literary fiction, mystery, sci-fi, memoir, creative nonfiction, travel writing, poetry, screenwriting, and marketing. The June 17-22, 2018 conference includes: 5 full days of workshops led by 36 talented teachers 5 keynote presentations by successful authors Afternoon speakers and panel discussions Book signings with author-speakers Opening Night Banquet Poolside Cocktail Reception Awards Banquet Optional one-on-one manuscript consultations Registration for appointments …

Best of @ The Event: San Francisco, CA

December 15 / 17 Lastly, for today, I’ve chosen my favorite @ The Event post. San Francisco, California. This was featured in March of this year. Let’s read it again shall we….. cred: trip advisor Art Museums & Galleries Secession Art & Design /  Address: 3235 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA94110 / Phone Number: +1 415-279-3058 secessionsf.com     San Francisco Women Artist Gallery / Address: 647 Irving St., San Francisco, CA 94122-2401 / Phone Number: 14155668550 sfwomenartists.org Asian Art Museum / Address: 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 / Phone Number: +1 415-581-3500 http://www.asianart.org   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) / 151 3rd St, Enter on Howard or Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107 / Phone Number: +1 415-357-4000 http://www.sfmoma.org     CONCERTS & SHOWS   San Francisco Opera / 301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102-4509 / Phone Number: +1 415-861-4008 sfopera.com Palace of Fine Arts Theatre / 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-1002 / Phone Number: +1 415 563 6504 palaceoffinearts.org The Speakeasy / 644 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 / Phone Number: +1 415-891-9744 http://www.thespeakeasysf.com SFJazz Center / 201 Franklin St, …

@ The Event: Sacramento, CA

June 16 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! Our next stop is Sacramento. Little is known about the capital city of California, but let’s see what you can do there. cred: http://www.visitsacramento.com         Crocker Art Museum 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814 / (916) 808-7000 http://www.crockerart.org     Elliot Fouts Gallery 1831 P St, Sacramento, CA 95811 /  (916) 736-1429 efgallery.com                         Crest Theatre 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814 /  (916) 476-3356 http://www.crestsacramento.com                         B Street Theatre 2711 B St, Sacramento, CA 95816 / (916) 443-5300 bstreettheatre.org                   Sacramento Music Festival Took place last month in May, but you can see their website: sacmusicfest.com.     Sacramento French Film Festival:  Winter Short Film Screening – February 25th, 2017 Film Festival – June 16th – 25th 2017. http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org.                   Check out http://www.visitsacramento.com to see more events …

@ The Event: Palm Springs, CA

May 19 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! This month is going by quickly, maybe too quick. Anyway, our next stop is Palm Springs, California. This desert oasis has lots of things to do. What’s out there in Palm Springs? Here are some events that are taken place today. cred: visitpalmsprings.com MAY 2017 Groundbreaking Exhibition Women of Abstract Expressionism May 18, 2017 – May 28, 2017; Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu & Fri 12-9 p.m.; Closed Wed The collection of more than 50 major paintings celebrates the often-unknown female artists of the significant Abstract Expressionist movement of the twentieth century. This is the first exhibition to present… Palm Springs Art Museum presents On the Grid: a look at settlement patterns in the high desert May 18, 2017 – May 22, 2017 On the Grid: a look at settlement patterns in the high desert  Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center Trina Turk An installation by Joshua Tree-based artist Andrea Zittel…   Bargain Hunter: Architecture & Design Center waives admission May 18, …