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Richard Russo: Seriously Funny 2021

Richard Russo: Seriously Funny 2021

| September 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday September 17th Seattle Arts and Lectures kicked off its 2008-2009 season with a lecture on humor by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo. Humor- it seemed an odd topic to me mainly because most of the aspects I remembered about Russo’s novel Empire Falls were dark in nature. The book explored characters dealing with […]

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Crazy 4 Cult: Art and Cult Films in Perfect Harmony.

Crazy 4 Cult: Art and Cult Films in Perfect Harmony.

| September 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Gallery1988 art in LA is currently showing some of the hippest and cutting-edge interpretations of cult films in their latest exhibition: “Crazy 4 Cult: This time its personal”. Over 100 up and coming artists have produced works for the show that has been a massive success and continues until September 12th. At the Opening Party on […]

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Oddly Elegant: An Odd But Elegant Process become so Amazing 2021

Oddly Elegant: An Odd But Elegant Process become so Amazing 2021

| August 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Oddly Elegant: After brewing a cup of tea, we hardly even consider the possibilities of a used tea bag before we toss it in the trash. In general, little thought is given to what we discard and any alternate uses it may posses. Although a majority of us don’t ponder prior to tossing, one exemplary […]

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Aliza Shvarts: Ms. Carry Art From a new  amazing  Perspective view  2021

Aliza Shvarts: Ms. Carry Art From a new amazing Perspective view 2021

| August 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

How would you feel about viewing Aliza Shvarts’ newest artistic creation? It’s a mixture of performance art, language arts and visual art; in this work she artificially inseminated herself and forced miscarriages upon herself, with abortifacient medication, not once –not twice; how about as many times in nine-months as she could following the following procedure. […]

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A Brief Evolutionary and Memorable History of John Waters 2021

A Brief Evolutionary and Memorable History of John Waters 2021

| August 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

“When I was a young, ‘art’ meant dirty.”—John Waters John Waters is a man of many hats. Well, I have never seen John Waters in a hat, so perhaps it would be more appropriate to say that John Waters is a man of many coats. There is the special coat he used to steal records […]

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Art John Updike An Memorable Artist Who Loves Art 2020

Art John Updike An Memorable Artist Who Loves Art 2020

| August 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Let’s be honest, John Updike is intimidating art. He is an author who can only be described as prolific; one who drew an impressive crowd at Benaroya Hall in what is often described as one of the most literate cities in America. Since his early success in the 1950s, he has continued to add to […]

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Snuff Bottles – Amazing China’s Historical Art and Culture 2021

Snuff Bottles – Amazing China’s Historical Art and Culture 2021

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Snuff bottles were used to store snuff. This display was inside the Asian Civilizations Museum in Singapore. Snuff bottles was powdered tobacco mixed with a blend of aromatic substances. This was rumored to be a magical panacea for common ills, including the cold. It was taken by breathing in the fragrant aromas which were emitted […]

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The Burning Man – Take 2

The Burning Man – Take 2

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Burning Man: The anticipation finally ended in Black Rock City as the 40-foot wooden figure know as ‘The Man’ went up in flames late Saturday evening to mark the culmination of the 22nd annual Burning Man counter-culture arts festival in the Black Rock Desert. Many of this years attendees were concerned they would not get to […]

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Junot Diaz: The New Fiction Hero 2021

Junot Diaz: The New Fiction Hero 2021

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Junot Diaz is a funny guy. I imagine him being the Creative Writing professor at MIT that all the girls have a crush on and that all the boys admire because he isn’t afraid to curse in the classroom. However, in the midst of his jokes Diaz is also incredibly humble about his newfound celebrity, which would lead […]

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Best of Joel McHale at the Moore 2021

Best of Joel McHale at the Moore 2021

| July 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Seattle native Joel McHale returned home Nov. 29th to perform at the Moore Theatre during his national stand up tour. Fans crowded into the theatre in one of the few cities in the nation where people may actually know McHale for work other than his weekly gig hosting The Soup on E! Entertainment Television. After graduating from the University […]

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