All posts tagged: September 2016

Final Weekend Scene: Catch-Up on Milan Fashion Week 2016

October 8 / 16 As promised the update from the Milan Fashion Week 2016. I totally forgot about this. New York, then London and just recently Paris. This is a short, but to the point post on which designers showcased their designs in Milan.             I hope you enjoyed the fashion show. One more post to go…..                       featured image: wallpaperfolder.com     Advertisements

Last Wednesday Scene: Paris Fashion Week 2016

October 5 / 16 Last post for today. Paris Fashion Week arrived, September 27 – October 5, 2016. Today is the last day. I know I’m behind, (I forgot all about Milan Fashion Week, how reckless of me) but don’t worry I’m playing catch-up. Here are the highlights from Paris…..             Beautiful fashion, beautiful creativity. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed and come back this Saturday for Weekend Scene, when I’ll have Milan Fashion week posted and other good things too.                   featured image: drwallpaper.com

Reflections: Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

September 28 / 16 One last post for today. I’ve decided that this month’s reflection should be inspirational and motivational. In life, we all need a little something to make our day better. At the university that I work at, I saw post-it notes scattered across the campus with inspirational quotes and you know something? It really made you smile. It just does something for the soul, because let’s face it, we go through a lot on the journey of life. We go through trials and tribulations. There are days when we are up and days when we feel down. So today, I’ve found some quotes that hopefully would put a smile on your face and a warm fuzziness in the soul.   In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Nikos Kazantzakis – writer It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. St. Jerome  We should not give up and we should not …

Creative Close-Up: Art Talk w/Stephen Silver 16-20

September 26 / 16 Hello, hello, hello! The last Monday is here and it’s time for some Art Talk with Stephen Silver. I’ve said it before and yeah I’ll keep saying that Shadowbox will feature Silver’s Art Talks the rest of this year. So here we have 16-20……   Art Talk 16- Stephen Silver : Believe it WILL happen     Art Talk 17- Stephen Silver : Artistic Depression     Art Talk 18- Stephen Silver : Where Do I Belong.     Art Talk 19- Stephen Silver : Your Portfolio will make or break you.     Art Talk 20 Stephen Silver : Today is your day     Great advice from someone who’s been there and he’s still doing the work he loves. Alright….that’s it! 21-25 will be featured next month. I hope you enjoy your Monday, be blessed….check back Wednesday. http://www.silvertoons.com stephensilver.blogspot.com Stephen Silver YouTube                                 featured image: youtube.com

Final Weekend Scene: London Fashion Week 2016 Recap

September 24 / 16 Hello again. Last post for Saturday. As some of you may or may not know, London Fashion Week has pass….September 16-20, 2016….and Shadowbox is giving you some highlights, courtesy of the British Fashion Council.               Here is the full stream video of London Fashion Week, courtesy of the British Fashion Council.   For more about London Fashion Week go to http://www.youtube.com/user/BritishFashionTV. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. I will get back with you Monday! Be Blessed!                 featured image: wtop.com

@ The Event: San Antonio

September 23 / 16 Hey everyone! Friday is hear….yea! We’re stopping in San Antonio, Texas for some great events. Here’s what happening in the heart of Texas….. cred: visit san antonio   MUSIC Fright Fest Presented By Snickers Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 – Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 Six Flags Fiesta Texas 17000 IH W 10, San Antonio, Texas 78257 Visit Website Hear The Globe  / $15 Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 – Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 8pm-10:30pm Carmens de la Calle 320 North Flores, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-281-4349 ♦   Visit Website   Party On The Plaza  / Free Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 – Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 7:00pm – 11:00pm Tower of the Americas 4D Theater 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205 210-223-3101    Visit Website Party On The Tower Plaza: Free Concert Series  / Free Friday, Jun 17, 2016 – Friday, Oct 28, 2016 7 pm – 11 pm Tower of the Americas 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205 Visit Website Second Sunday Jazz At The Witte / Free With Museum Admission Sunday, Aug 14, …

Last Wednesday Scene: Calgary International Film Festival 2016

September 21 / 16 Hey again. One last post for today. The Calgary International Film Festival has arrived, September 21 – October 2, 2016. Here is a little something going on at CIFF….. cred: ciff Opening Gala: MAUDIE (Wednesday Sept. 21 :: Jack Singer Concert Hall)Our Opening Gala film is the romance biopic MAUDIE, celebrating the life and career of Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis. Shining a light on marquee films, galas celebrate the year’s highest accomplishments with a screening and a party. MAUDIE charts the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins, BLUE JASMINE) and the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke, TRAINING DAY). Maudie rose to fame in the 1960s, becoming an internationally celebrated artist while living with crippling juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Director Aisling Walsh, cast member Kari Matchett and producer Mary Young Leckie in attendance! GET TICKETS Finalists Announced: BEST OF SHORTS (Saturday Sept. 24 :: Globe Cinema)The jury has deliberated! Here are the finalists for this year’s Best of Shorts: MAMAN(S), THE CULPRIT, THE SHINING STAR OF LOSERS EVERYWHERE.PICKLE, THE …

Wednesday Scene: Competition, Art Fair, & Other Things…..

September 21 / 16 Hello! The month of September is moving swiftly and there are still things to touch on. The Artist’s Magazine’s All Media Art Competition is heading this way…… cred: artist’s magazine Deadline: October 14, 2016 Sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. ENTER THIS COMPETITION Prizes Categories How to enter Preparing Your Entry FAQ Pricing and Deadlines Already Entered? You can edit or manage your entry HERE MANAGE YOUR ENTRY Prizes GRAND PRIZE $1,000 CASH Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Winner will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 towards the purchase of North Light Books. Winning work will be featured on the The Artist’s Magazine. website. FIRST PLACE in each Category $100 CASH Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Winners will receive complimentary …