All posts tagged: NYC

MidWeek Updates…Governors Island 2019

7.10.19 Hey! Been back at work getting new blog posts ready for the week and the weeks ahead. As promised, I’m keeping an eye on Portal: Governors Island art fair this year, which will take place during the weekends of September. I can’t recall if I posted this part, but I will post it again as a reminder for those attending the fair. Credit source: portal: governors island Hours & Admission August 31 – September 29, 2019Saturdays and Sundays only, 11am – 6pm Admission is Free8-minute ferry ride to Governors Island:•  Adult – $3 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Seniors – $1 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Children under 13 – Free•  IDNYC Holders – Free•  Military Personnel – Free Catalogues:  $20   Location & Transportation Governors Island, Colonels RowBldg. 405, 406, 407 and 408Just follow the signs marked Colonels Row to the buildings with the yellow and orange banners. From Manhattan:The Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows: By …

Shadow Spotlight: New York Institute of Photography

6.17.19 Hey! New York Institute of Photography is this month’s Shadow Spotlight. Credit source: NY Institute of Photography New York Institute of Photography is a for-profit online school in New York City. which offers several different photography courses for student globally.  The New York Institute of Photography was founded in 1910. In 1910, the Industrial Revolution was in full swing. The world looked to science and technology to make life better and American businesses led the way to that better life with new products, new inventions, and opportunities for people seeking to learn new skills. It was a natural time to start a school to teach the art and science of photography. Here are the courses offered at the Institute Professional Photography Course Fundamentals of Digital Photography Portrait Photography Course Photoshop for Photographers Wedding Photography Course Photojournalism Course Travel Photography Course Nature and Landscape Photography Video Making Course Business for Photographers Graphic Design Course (new) Improve Your Photos After Just One Lesson 4 Licensed by New York State and fully-accredited by the BBB 5 All …

Wknd Updates: PHOTOPLUS 2019 & Emerging Photographers

6.15.19 Ahh, the weekend has arrived. Time to recharge our batteries from the last five days and look into some upcoming events. Like PHOTOPLUS and Emerging Photographers. First, PHOTOPLUS. What is Photoplus? Read below and you’ll know… Credit source: PHOTOPLUS PHOTOPLUS was founded in 1983 and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. The show features over 200 exhibitors and brands displaying thousands of the latest equipment, products, and services for you to touch, try, and compare. EXPO HOURS:Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 – 10am-5pmFriday, Oct. 25, 2019 – 10am-5pmSaturday, Oct. 26, 2019 – 10am-4pm A Show That Brings the Photography Community Together Professional, amateur and emerging photographers, enthusiasts, cinematographers, students and educators from around the world attend PHOTOPLUS, which is held annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This is the must-attend event of the year—join the entire photography and videography community at PHOTOPLUS 2019, October 24–26 at the Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. Show Policy: Each year people from over 70 countries register to attend PHOTOPLUS. …

MidWeek Updates: Literature Conferences…

6.12.19 Morning! I have two literary conferences that need some attention. First, it’s the Romance Writers of America RWA2019 Conference. Here are the details… Credit source: RWA Conference   Join Romance Writers of America for RWA2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, July 24–27, 2019. At the conference, career-focused romance writers can anticipate: education and information, networking with fellow writers, interaction with editors, agents, publishers, vendors, retailers, and other romance publishing industry professionals.   Romance Writers of America RWA2019 Conference Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to advance the professional and common business interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy and by increasing public awareness of the romance genre. RWA works to support the efforts of its members to earn a living, to make a full-time career out of writing romance—or a part-time one that generously supplements their main income.   RWA is: a non-profit association of 9,000+ members based in Houston, Texas dedicated to advancing the interests of career-focused romance writers home …

Tony Awards 2019 Winners

6.10.19 Hello and Good Afternoon! I decided to add some theater, starting with the 73rd Tony Awards which aired on CBS. Here is the list of winners for this year’s awards… Credit source: Tony Awards BEST PLAY The Ferryman Author Jez Butterworth ABOUT THE SHOW  BEST MUSICAL Hadestown ABOUT THE SHOW BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL Tootsie   Robert Horn ABOUT THE SHOW BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE Hadestown Music & Lyrics Anaïs Mitchell ABOUT THE SHOW  BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY The Boys in the Band Author Mart Crowley ABOUT THE SHOW BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! ABOUT THE SHOW BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY Bryan Cranston For Network ABOUT THE SHOW BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY Elaine May For The Waverly Gallery ABOUT THE SHOW BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL Santino Fontana For Tootsie ABOUT THE SHOW BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN …

MidWeek Update: An Art Fair & Comic-Con

6.5.19 Hello all! First Wednesday of June and I have two things go along to you. First off, Portal: Governors Island, formerly Governor’s Island Art Fair and then Comic-Con International San Diego… Credit source: Governors Island Fair & Comic-Con For those living in NYC or visiting, here are a few facts about this annual event. FAQs – Portal: GI 2019› Portal: Governors Islandformerly known as Governors Island Art Fair The 11th Annual Art Fair on Governors Island Organized by the Nonprofit 4heads, Inc. On Saturday, August 31, 2019, 4heads will open Portal: Governors Island (formerly known as Governors Island Art Fair), featuring a diverse range of artists from across the U.S. and abroad. Installations, which span the spectrum of artistic genre and media, will be presented across eight of the historic homes on Colonels Row, with each artist installing in an individual room or connective space. Now in its 12th year, Portal: GI heralds the start of the fall visual arts season in New York, with a spirited atmosphere that encourages conversation between artists and visitors and challenges the established fair …

MidWeek Updates: Art World Conference 2019

3.13.19 Happy Wednesday everyone! Received this one on short notice, but I hope for those interested you may still be able to attend. The Art World Conference 2019 is coming, April 25-27, 2019. Here are the details… Credit source: Eventbrite   ART WORLD CONFERENCE 2019 by Art World Conference, LLC     Welcome to ART WORLD CONFERENCE, a new, annual professional development experience bringing together ARTISTS and ARTS PROFESSIONALS at all stages in their careers. All confirmed conference Presenters are listed below! Registration includes a Welcome Party on Thursday, April 25 (6pm – 9pm) at New York Academy of Art (111 Franklin Street, NYC) and entry into two full days of programming, April 26 – 27 at New York Law School (185 West Broadway, NYC). Art World Conference is a business and financial literacy conference that includes panel discussions, conversations, and in-depth workshops addressing many of the opportunities and challenges faced by visual artists and arts professionals who work closely with artists.Topics range from sales, marketing, grants, taxes, managing debt, and investing to managing public projects, …

Fashion Updates: New York Fashion Week 2019

2.20.191 Hello again! New York Fashion Week has since passed and I’m trying to play catch up… MICHAEL KORS…Hello Gigi…   MARC JACOBS   TOM FORD   RALPH LAUREN   CAROLINA HERRERA   OSCAR DE LA RENTA…beautiful Bella… I hope you fashionistas enjoyed these designs! Milan Fashion Week began yesterday and it’s time to catch up with that…enjoy the rest of your day or evening, be blessed!   Featured image: FshnEco