Jump into this summer with the fast hitting and smooth rolling beats.
It has now been a few weeks since I have been home from my trip to Europe and I have been trying my best to transition back into my crazy, American lifestyle. For some, transitioning back from a major traveling experience is no big deal. They can pick up where they left off. For me,Continue reading “Post-Traveling Thoughts”
This month’s local artist feature is the beautiful K McClendon. Born and raised in Illinois, K has taken the Minnesota poetry scene by their hands. They describe themself as queer, black, trans, fat, proud, mentally ill poet. It is all of these experiences from their intersecting identities that give them the unique outlook and perspectiveContinue reading “May’s Local Artist”
Wind down with winter and warm up to the Spring sounds of April’s music playlist!
There is something incredibly artistic about hosting a gathering for a group of people. Whether it is in your own home or a public space, it truly is an art, rather, a socially engaged art craft. This has been a topic we have been discussing in our Art for Social Change class in the lastContinue reading “The Art of Hosting”
This month’s local artist feature is Jasmine Marie. Her journey started back in February of 2017 when she studied abroad in Austria. Here, she got to escape the noisy city back home and solidify what it is she wanted to do. Being the old soul she is, she grew up always reading, coloring, or investingContinue reading “March’s Local Artist”
Chill out, get pumped up, and reenergized for the last few weeks of winter with this month’s beats.
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The importance of acknowledging local artist who may not have a big enough platform to showcase their own work is essential to community building and friendship participation points. I feel the most grateful and fortunate to a) not only have a platform (this blog) to promote these artists but also b) to call these artistsContinue reading “February’s Local Artist”
Like many annual holidays, we circle back to the day of romance we call Valentine’s Day that takes place in the United States and in other world locations. The associations include, what I like to call, the three C’s: Cupid, Chocolate, and Consumerism (Of course there are many more, but it would ruin my alliteration).Continue reading “How Could You Celebrate February Fourteenth?”