Native Americans in Literature

November 13, 2015 Hello, it’s been a very busy week here at Shadowbox….anniversary, Veteran’s Day….I’m up to the challenge! November is Native American Heritage Month and Shadowbox is taking a look at Native Americans in art, literature, music and film. Monday we saw four Native Americans that have made a statement in art, now lets look at the writers…..   Sherman Alexie A poet, writer and filmmaker, much of Alexie’s writings draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry of several tribes, growing up on the Spokane Indian reservation. His best-known works such as The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight … Continue reading Native Americans in Literature

Spotlight Artist: Native American Indian Heritage Month

November 9, 2015 Morning creative peeps! Everyone enjoyed their weekend? Fabulous! It’s going to get pretty busy this week. November is Native American Indian Heritage Month and last year Shadowbox showcased work from Native American artists. This year Shadowbox is featuring four artists.   THERESA PADEN     ARTHUR AMIOTTE     HELEN HARDIN     EMMI WHITEHORSE   Come back Wednesday for more when Shadowbox features Native American writers. Enjoy the rest of your Monday and be blessed!       featured image unknown. Other images courtesy of Theresa Paden, Arthur Amiotte, Helen Hardin, and Emmi Whitehorse. chiaroscurosantafe.com, http://www.dailypainters.com, http://www.joslyn.org, … Continue reading Spotlight Artist: Native American Indian Heritage Month

The Scene Weekend: MoMA November

November 7, 2015 Hey again….MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) has lots of great things happening this month. Want to take a look at what they got in store? (from the website) Upcoming Events Member Previews: Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey,1934–1954 Thursday, November 19, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday, November 20, 9:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Gallery experience, for members Member Previews: Marcel Broodthaers Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 2016, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 1 more upcoming occurrence Gallery experience, for members   MoMA STUDIOS The Studios … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: MoMA November

The Scene Wednesday: Paris Photo

November 4, 2015 Morning! First Wednesday for this month and Shadowbox is ready! Paris Photo is coming up next week, so let’s begin….. PARIS PHOTO Paris Photo is an international art fair of photography, which has been held since 1997 in Paris France. Next week the fair is hosting their 19th edition with over 147 leading galleries from 34 countries at the Grand Palais in Paris. November 12, 2015 is the date. For those who are in the area, you still have time to purchase tickets to this event. They also have an Los Angeles edition of Paris Photo, which … Continue reading The Scene Wednesday: Paris Photo

Editor’s Desk: November 2015

November 1, 2015 Volume 3 / Number 11 Wow, the month of October flew by fast! Now November is here and pretty soon Thanksgiving is coming. This will be a bit of a short month for Shadowbox. I gonna post quite a few things for this festive month. First, hard to believe, but the countdown to the 3rd anniversary of Shadowbox is coming. November 10 is the date and I will be celebrating a bit early later on this week! For the literary peeps keep a look out for Mercer University Press Book Awards, Stadler Center for Poetry, AWP Los … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: November 2015