Rachel Mason Reopens a World of Memories and Family Dynamics in her Netflix Hit ‘Circus of Books’

By Mike Szymanski When I first met Rachel Mason, I was unprepared for the wave of personal emotions, memories and love that would overcome me after first being touched by this talented performance-artist-turned-filmmaker. Her touching family story is told in “Circus of Books” which thankfully has eclipsed “Tiger King” as Netflix’s go-to odd documentary. It’s…

The Howling Moment Of Changeo

At this moment everything that our society was built upon seems to be falling away. Showing the true inadequacy of our global community. It seems time and time again we continue to repeat the mistakes of the past, each time we state that we have finally learned the lessons of humanity and yet tribalism still…

A Message From The Art Of Monteque

  Dear The Art Of Monteque Community, These are unprecedented times. With an overwhelming number of closures and cancellations in regards to COVID-19, The Art Of Monteque Team understands how difficult it can be to navigate this new and frightening world. The uncertainty is the most consistent part of our present condition. At this difficult…

An interview with “TRIBES” Director Nino Aldi, Producer/Actor DeStorm (day-storm) Power and Producer/Actor Jake Hunter

By: Vernon Nickerson Edited by: Christopher Roberts “Tribes” is a tremendously poignant and thought provoking film. With a rich textured story “Tribes” paints a picture of humanities complicated identity. It is the consequential poem of our times. Tribes” will be a featured short at the 2020 Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Art Of Monteque…

Open Submissions For The Luminous Expression Magazine

“An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.” Charles Cooley   Luminous Expression is a monthly literary digital magazine designed to express the power of literature and storytelling by supporting writers, poets, and literary artists. It is the goal of Luminous Expression to elevate new voices while showcasing different cultures, genres, and mix…

The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Apparel and Tote

The Art Of Monteque in cooperation with Movie Reviews and More  Uncle Earl Enterprises  on June 21, 2019  will be launching The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch apparel on  Bonfire.  This is to benefit the Dreamweaver Artist Ranch development. Here are just a few of the options which will be available to buy in support of the…

Oscar ‘Branding Events’ Compete to Offer Bags of Goodies to the Stars

By Mike Szymanski In an effort to set themselves off from similar “gifting suites” during the Academy Awards hype, a few of the companies putting on these giveaways to the stars now call themselves “branding events.” Nevertheless, in this world of celebrity hype and Hollywood, there still remains a hierarchy, even among these give-away events.…

Welcome To The 2019 Sundance Film Festival

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited by Colleen Page   Officially the 2019 Sundance Film Festival will start tonight, meanwhile there’s great anticipation in the air as everyone gets ready for the greatest film festival event celebrating independent film. Every year Park City with its old fashion streets of long ago is transformed into a magical…