So City Arts Cafe went fairly smoothly, and I’ve already written half of a “report” to the people involved as a kind of debriefing so we are even better prepared for next time. And there will be a next time, because I think it went really well all things considered, and I love doing this.… Continue reading and for my next trick…
So sure, you can stand on a street corner and yell at people from atop your soap box. There are those who do and we all know about them. So you could argue that they are effective in the sense that we are all aware of their existence and have a general idea about their… Continue reading why art?
Read more about the Arts District public meeting at the City of Williamsburg’s website. It gets me excited to think about the endless possibilities and potential of creating an art district here. I’ve been thinking about moving the City Arts Cafe events to a place outside of the church facility and have been scouting potential… Continue reading dreaming out loud
I mean really like art? Do they get jazzed up about it? Create a buzz? Make waves? Would they go out of their way to “experience” some form of visual arts? I’m thinking about events like First Fridays in Denver. There is an art district down Santa Fe Blvd where you are guaranteed a party… Continue reading do people even like art?
From http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2009/03/new-york-times-adds-graphic-novel-best-seller-lists/ The New York Times debuted three new best-seller lists under the heading “Graphic Books”: hardcovers, softcovers and manga. The NYT article is here http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/05/introducing-the-new-york-times-graphic-books-best-seller-lists/ I’m kinda half-hearted about the whole thing really. Graphic novels are not up for debate as to their relevance and poignancy and their weighty and often gritty realism. Anyone… Continue reading it’s about time graphic novels get some respect!