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Now That Was A Thing!

By |April 15th, 2016|

March has come and gone, and April is about half over, yet somehow I feel like I’m still recuperating from my birthday month-long arts & culture extravaganza. “Extravaganza” may seem a bit strong of a word, but trust me, anything less would not do.

As I […]

All Roads Lead To Here – A Night With Jim Shaw’s The End Is Here

By |January 11th, 2016|

My Year in Art & Culture (2015)

By |December 7th, 2015|

Here we are again about to welcome in a new year. But as I’m wont to do, let’s take a look back at this crazy year and assess where I’ve been in the world of arts and culture.

If you recall last year, I had an eclectic […]

Steal This Quote: Silvia Karman Cubina

By |November 27th, 2015|

Exposure to art affects everything, however directly or indirectly, because art changes the way we live, the way we see, the way we think, and how we relate to others. For these reasons, art should be like air–available to everybody.
– Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director […]

Extra! Extra! – Pantones, Spray Paint & Pot

By |April 20th, 2015|

The eternal question you often hear about the world of creative expression is: What is art? And every day, there’s a new artist, a new genre, a new take on an old genre by an artist who is neither old nor new. People will argue […]

Painted Jazz: Archibald Motley At The Chicago Cultural Center

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Today marks the beginning of a special Twitter celebration. Monday is the official kickoff applauding those peculiar institutions in a lovely tribute titled #MuseumWeek. Well, as a proud museum nerd (all deference to the awesome @MuseumNerd, of course), I couldn’t miss an opportunity to fly […]

Lotus Moment: Day At The Museum … For Warriors

By |November 23rd, 2014|

Why This Is Awesome: A couple weekends back I visited the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. It was the last day to see the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit at the museum before they headed back to China (or perhaps another museum in another part of the […]

How Fast Summertime Flies! – Art in August

By |September 5th, 2014|

I have no idea where the month of August went! To be fair, I have no idea where the first week of September went either. Ha!

Like so many trying to get the most out of summer after a particularly harsh winter, it was difficult balancing […]

Lotus Moment: Standing On Top Of The World

By |March 30th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: During my birthday month celebration, I took a trip to the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see Julianne Swartz’ How Deep Is Your exhibit. I’m a big fan of contemporary art installations and the new Contemporary Art wing of the IMA […]

In the World of … Summertime Edition

By |June 30th, 2011|

Today marks the last day of June, but in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re only into the first full week of summer. And I don’t know about you, but it’s already been a roller coaster ride. Whether it’s technology, education, social media or the arts, it looks like […]