Reflections: Summer

July 28 / 16 Hello! Its reflection time and yes it involves poetry. Summer and poetry go good together and I found these poems to share with you. Maybe you might want to pen a poem about your summer. Knoxville, Tennessee Nikki Giovanni I always like summer best you can eat fresh corn from daddy’s garden and okra and greens and cabbage and lots of barbecue and buttermilk and homemade ice-cream at the church picnic and listen to gospel music outside at the church homecoming and go to the mountains with your grandmother and go barefooted and be warm all … Continue reading Reflections: Summer

Editor’s Desk: July 2016

June 30 / 16 Volume 4 / #7 July is here…..well, tomorrow actually. This time of the year there are plenty of workshops for art, photography, music, literature…..all of it is happening and let’s not forget conferences. I will pass along these pieces of info this month. Fashion is coming to Shadowbox. It’s another form of creativity. The reason I haven’t been posting on this is because, well….I just don’t know, but that is about to change and we’re moving forward with it. One of the big events for July is Comic-Con International: San Diego. July 21 – 24 are … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: July 2016

Reflections: Let Summer 2016 Begin

June 28 / 16 Well, June is about to close and we’re starting the half of the year. Pretty soon Christmas will be around the corner! As you know Summer officially began June 20, but to me it started after Memorial Day. Lots of things to do during this time of the year. The kids are out of school. Besides sitting in front of the tv or computer, the kids get out and put their creative brains and physical bodies to work. As for us adults, we take a week or so off from work to relax, visit families, and … Continue reading Reflections: Let Summer 2016 Begin

More Scene Wednesday: Paradiso Festival 2016

June 22 / 16 Hey again. Just one more thing to add. If you like to dance endlessly to electronic music, well you need to check out the Paradiso Festival 2016. This is for two days only, June 24 & 25 in George, Washington. Want to know more? Here it is……. (cred: Music Festival Wizard) PARADISO FESTIVAL 2016   WHERE:GEORGE, WA WHEN:JUNE 24-JUNE 25, 2016 TICKETS: $199.00 CAMPING: YES WEBSITE: OFFICIAL WEBSITE THE SCENE PARADISO FESTIVAL IS A BRAND NEW GATHERING AT ONE OF THE WORLD’S ELITE NATURAL VENUES: THE GORGE AMPHITHEATRE. PARADISO WILL BE A NEW JOURNEY INTO A … Continue reading More Scene Wednesday: Paradiso Festival 2016

Editor’s Desk: June 2016

June 1 / 16 Volume 4 / #6 Hello everyone! May has gone and June is here. Not too much going on this month, but that doesn’t mean I can’t pass along a wealth of information within the creative world right? For those that attended the AWP Conference & Bookfair  which was held last month in Los Angeles, the next one will be held in Washington D.C. The next available information will be up for the Scene Wednesday’s post and I will keep tabs on the event throughout this year. Summer is also the time for workshops. Doesn’t matter if … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: June 2016