Happy Mother’s Day

Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly. ~ Sarah Malin With the horrific past year that we have all experienced there…

Happy Cinco de Mayo

The Art Of Monteque would like to Thank you for your support and helping us to achieve 16,000 views and counting. We would not be able to do what we do and support our wonderful artists without you!! Thank You!! We hope your Cinco de Mayo is beautiful and vibrant, may the glittering lights of…

“Girl In The Forest”

By Stephan Pisko As she strolls over trembling twigs – floating and flaunting the sweet smell of cedars – Like a gaming gazelle she stops suddenly but only shortly on the carpet like floor to soak up the warm wild wind she captures – The fragrance of the day charms the night but nothing more…

April Is Full Of Surprises

By Jannie Vaught One day we are running the cooler and in a few days a cold front is dipping into our region and we are back with the heater on. What does this mean for the new plants in the garden? Plants at 39 degrees can feel the chill and will need a cover…

Restless Frustration – Inner Pictorial State

By Stephan Pisko The possibility of realizing yourself found through an ‘inner pictorial state’ on route to the finished picture that never possesses a completed harmonious hyper field. We focus on a ‘restless frustration’ an abstract subtractive method centering on the incidental to essential points of perceptive space to a creative bed of ‘inner pictorial…

Symphony of Images

By Stephan Pisko Masterpieces of melody dancing diva-like within fluid motions of free space pouring inwardly and outwardly perpetually untouched but seemingly serenaded as the whirl of the dervish transcends beyond physical form dripping the unexplainable essence sauteing the senses hypnotically within an otherworldly trance.

Come Birds To My balcony

By Sandeep Mangeram Agarwal Hey birds you go around dancing in the flock Hither and thither you roam around with chirping sounds on each block Let we go together to the flight of joy I know to fly too And my flying is as incredible as you We shall sing the songs in praise of…

Review of “Working Through the Infinite Source”

By Vernon Nickerson We All Have The Power To Reach The Stars Mr. Sandeep Mangeram Agarwal’s book of Poems “ In Working Through the Infinite Source” is a journey and study of one’s own divinity and how through 30 poems written as palms shows the connectivity of humanity through love. With the intention to transform,…

One Track Minds

By Stephan Pisko These military henchmen in U.S. – Russia – Iran – China – in all cell countries’ worldwide have one thing common to their “one track minds”: dominate – control – kill – revenge – maybe mass mentality will believe it now in light of this “Iranian Incident” these cell countries’ do not…

What To Plant In April

By Jannie Vaugh Beans, snap, and lima. Cantaloupe, Swiss Chard, Collards seeds or transplants, cucumber, eggplant, greens cool season, Okra first of April, mustard to end of March, April peas English and snap through July, peas southern now through the end of May. Peppers transplants now through May, Sweet potato slips now through the end…

AXS FILM FUND LAUNCHES WITH A COMMITMENT TO ENSURING CREATORS OF COLOR WITH DISABILITIES HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Grants of up to $10,000 Per Project Starting in 2021 AXS Film Fund was founded to support documentary filmmakers and non-fiction new media creators of color with disabilities. AXS Film Fund seeks to bring visibility to this underrepresented community of creators by intervening and providing opportunities that they may not otherwise have with mainstream funding…

“SOFTIE”: For God, for Kenya, and for Family- Boniface Mwangi’s story aims for NO ONE Left Behind

By Vernon Nickerson From writer/director Sam Soko comes a powerful documentary of an underdog/longshot Kenyan political candidate that is anything but soft. The hero of “Softie”, photojournalist-cum-candidate for prime minister Boniface Mwangi may be soft-spoken, but his actions are bold, loud, and in-your-face. In a nation-state that has known continuous internal conflict since the fifth…

Wishing You A Wonderful Season Of Spring

If spring came but once a century instead of once a year, or burst forth with the sound of an earthquake and not in silence, what wonder and expectation there would be in all hearts to behold the miraculous change. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow There are always flowers of hope all around us to reminding us…

Is There A Difference Between Fantasy and Reality

By Stephan Pisko Both are constructed by the human mind maybe the difference lies in the speculative fact that ‘fake fantasy’ is created with ‘many visual ideas’ plus ‘one human mind’ where as the ‘real illusion of reality’ is created by ‘many human minds’ plus one ‘broad based conceptual idea’. Fantasy has a ‘freeing effect’…