Archive | August, 2014
getting over a creative block

Tom Hanks Releases Hanx Writer, a New Typewriter App

Many people know (and adore) Tom Hanks for his Oscar-winning performances and iconic movie roles such as Forrest Gump, Chuck Noland, and Captain Miller, to name a few. Fewer know that the acclaimed actor is a huge fan of typewriters, and has been collecting them for decades. Reportedly, his collection contains more than 200 classic […]

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Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black Honored at Creative Arts Emmys

Though the Primetime Emmy Awards aren’t until next week, Sunday night’s Creative Arts Emmys was an inspiring event that celebrated many artists and masters of the small screen. Indiewire’s Liz Shannon Miller explains, “The Creative Arts Emmys are an opportunity for some of television’s hardest working talents to be honored for their accomplishments – they are […]

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“Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and the Mystical” Seattle Art Museum

Now On View: Mystics at the Seattle Art Museum

The Seattle Art Museum, located in beautiful and bustling downtown Seattle, always hosts a diverse array of local and international works from acclaimed multidisciplinary artists. This summer, one of the museum’s most anticipated exhibitions is one that pays homage to the Pacific Northwest, and features the work of four American modernists. “Modernism in the Pacific […]

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Oh Hell No! Merges LGBT Activism and the Arts

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) themes have long been incorporated in major Broadway musicals. From Rent to Hedwig and the Angry Inch, LGBT characters have been represented in ways that range from subtle to downright celebratory, a fact that has made Broadway (and theater in general) a historically ideal space for honoring human beings from […]

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artist trust seattle

Cultivators of Culture: Artist Trust

In cites where arts and culture are vital to the health of many communities, the presence of organizations that foster an appreciation for the arts, raise funds for local artists, and support community members that work to bring the arts to the forefront is absolutely necessary. The local arts communities from New York City to Los Angeles would be at […]

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art, painting, Mona Kuhn

How To Support Local Artists Without Going Broke

The art world can often be an incredibly polarizing place, especially when it comes to how art is valued. Some artists share their work with the world free of charge by embracing graffiti and public installations as their medium of choice. Others spend their careers crafting works that sell for millions of dollars at auction. […]

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