Inspiration vs. Robbery

Inspiration vs. Robbery

February 23, 2012 Comments

Inspiration. It’s an amazing thing. It’s a creative source. An influence you can pull from. However, sometimes “inspiration,” the actual word itself, gets misused. Use inspiration as a kick-starter to your OWN creativity. Don’t do an exact replica of your inspiration because that my friends is called copying. Think of plagiarism when writing a research

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Missed Out Music Monday – Secret Lives Of The Freemasons

February 20, 2012 Comments

My sophomore year at Columbia College Chicago my suitemate Pat and I had pretty much the exact same music taste.  He introduced me to a ton of great music.  One band I forgot about until recently was The Secret Lives of The Freemasons.  I had a few of their songs but never fully listened to

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Movement Lifestyle - D.C. Edition

Movement Lifestyle – the TOUR: D.C. EDITION

February 17, 2012 Comments

Last week on our “Friday Feature” series we highlighted the Movement Lifestyle Tour.  A couple days ago they dropped their D.C. Edition video summarizing the experience during the Feb 11-12 weekend.  They are really doing amazing things with this tour.  I love the passion and emotion that this video shows.  The tour still has upcoming

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Friday Feature – Human Beings

February 17, 2012 Comments

Ring the bell!  It’s Friday again!  Hope you all had a great week!  This week we’re featuring the short film Human Beings by Jonathan Entwistle.  This piece was so dope! (Yes, I say dope a lot and will continue to do so.  🙂  Think of it as my word stamp of approval).  I loved how the

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Stubborn Artists

Stubborn Artists

February 15, 2012 Comments

As artists, we can be stubborn. Fact. And if you’re disagreeing with me then you just proved my point. 🙂 Break the cycle! Don’t close yourself off. I’ve been guilty of it and it’s not good for your craft or your pockets. Open yourself up to new ideas. I’m not saying to not have your

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Missed Out Music Monday – Minus The Bear

February 13, 2012 Comments

In 2004 I was riding around in my friend’s car and the song Absinthe Party At The Fly Honey Warehouse (weird title) came on and I was immediately interested.  The song featured guitar work that was so unique and such a specific sound that it could only be Minus The Bear. In 2007 I picked

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Friday Feature – Movement Lifestyle Tour

February 10, 2012 Comments

Attention dancers!  Do NOT miss out on this opportunity and experience!  If you’re not familiar with Movement Lifestyle, get familiar!  I absolutely love everything they’re doing and find their movement (pun intended) completely inspiring.  This is a chance to learn from an impressive roster of choreographers all at once! Judging by this video below of

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