The Original Cherokee Story Of Two Wolves

A group of Cherokee children gathered around their Grandfather, filled with excitement and curiosity. That day there had been a tumultuous conflict between two adults and their grandfather was called upon to mediate. The children were eager to hear what their Grandfather had to say about it. One of the children asked a question that…

92 Quintessential Quandary – Artist’s Passion

By Stephan Pisko Invisible individual fingers’ communicating with hands’ asking questions’ arguing amiably but moreover accepting a tolerence transcendence dribbling through notes and spaces supplying anti-answers’ repeating ritually hands’ are virtually lost luminously faded fingers’ joyfully jester pouncing vigor venomously. “You see but I cannot see you” said hands’ but fingers’ carry on snickering sadistically…

LCV, Chispa, and The Redford Center Partner to Build Community Power Through New Short Film Series

Community Power series spotlights local stories of clean transportation, jobs, and justice. The Redford Center, in collaboration with the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa, announced the launch of a new series of short films showcasing community power in a collective call for civic engagement around clean transportation to build a safer, more just…

The Need to Grow A Life Transforming Film

By Vernon Nickerson Sometimes the best independent films are life-transforming. Other times watching and listening to an exceptionally well-told story makes the heart sing. From the collaborative team of Rob Herring (Writer-Director) and Ryan Wirick (Director), The Need to Grow is that film. The subtitle, “Save the SOIL, Save the WORLD,” summarizes an intimate journey…

The Dreamweaver Artist Community

The Art Of Monteque will be creating and hosting the first Dreamweaver Artist Virtual Community on the clubhouse. This is a safe place of support for artists and creative to share there work, ideas and to also network among like-minded individuals. Community meetings will be every Wednesday at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The creative…

Visual Communications Announces the Compelete Lineup For The 37th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival September 23 to October 2, 2021

World Premiere of Chris Chan Lee’s SILENT RIVER Los Angeles Premieres of Patricio Ginelsa’s LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE and Jeff Mizushima’s WHO IS LUN*NA MENOH? Documentary Highlights Include E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s Latest Film THE RESCUE And Jessica Kingdon’s Tribeca Fest Winner ASCENSION LAAPFF Kicks Off October Filipinx American History Month With Filipinx…

48th TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAM LINEUP

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, announces its official program selections for the 48th edition of the Telluride Film Festival which is going on now. TFF’s celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado.…

The Short stories Of Thomas M. McDade

By Thomas M. McDade Bill, Fran And Molly I have a couple of things he can do, but Bill the new hardware tech is along mostly to meet the clients. He’s young, a handsome bastard. Our first stop is at Roosevelt Supply. I’m hoping Fran the bawdy bookkeeper will do something to put a blush…

The Heat And Dry Weather Are Intense

By Jannie Vaught We may get some rain if storms flow in our direction from the gulf. But you never know as this can change in a short time. Although we are in this part of late summer there is still much to do. My compost is finished and it has begun its journey into…

Creative Tool

By Stephan Pisko What can an artist do with yet another creative tool? Create something different? The advent of digital technology enhanced creative output immensely the photographic artist wasn’t hesitant to cutback on output because of the expense of film and the “digital age” presented extending the creativity latitude within the captured image in a…

The Road To Dreamweaver

The road to Dreamweaver Artists Ranch starts August 28, 2021. We asked that you please support The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Fundraiser by sharing and donating. We can’t do this without your help. So please  help us create the Dreamweaver artist Ranch. Thank you for your support.

Stacking Functions In The Permaculture Garden Homestead

By Jannie Vaught What is the definition of permaculture? Originally the word “Permaculture” was the combination of two words “permanent and “agriculture”. Two Australian men named Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the term in the 1970’s. It is an agriculture philosophy that allows us to use the resources that we have around us to…

Journey To The Completion Of A Dream

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Hello My name is Monteque Pope-Le Beau and I would like to take a moment of your time. In a short amount of time I will be marking my 10th year as the founder of The Art Of Monteque. I find that all but impossible to encompass what we have been…

Everyday Is Like Summer

By Joanna Panayi Everyday is like summer Sippin on some rose wine You are so fine My lover Water dripping down my thighs Wearing the coldest ice It Feels like Forever Everday is like summer Back when I Was a young girl I Used to bathe in beaches and dream Wanted to walk all high…

“Mondo Hollywoodland” A Story Of Selfreflection

By Vernon Nickerson “Mondo Hollywoodland” looks and feels vaguely familiar. In fact, it is a story I have lived in the bohemian lives of many artist friends in Los Angeles’ Silverlake Community. The film was directed, produced and co-written by award-winning director, producer, and writer Janek Ambros “Mondo Hollywoodland” also stars Alex Loynaz (PEDRO, 9-1-1),…

Popular Weather Subject

By Stephan Pisko, The weather has always been a very “surviving connected subject” but in recent years’ this has escalated dramatically because of “guilty climate fluctuational environment changeovers” worldwide the human being feels extremely responsible for what has and is taking place on the globe. The subject of weather (is/has) become one of the world’s…

Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study Conducted By Jesse Cameron Alick Emerging From The Cave: Reimagining Our Future in Theater and Live Performance

Study provides insights about the future of the industry and the enormous challenges theater faces moving forward from over 70 theater professionals and live performance professionals Complete study available now at emergingfromthecave.com In early 2021, nearly a year into a global pandemic, Sundance Institute commissioned Jesse Cameron Alick, the newly-appointed Associate Artistic Director for the…