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Exchange Rate 101: How to Save Money on a Terrible Canadian Dollar

Chris Enns | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Chris Enns

A few weeks ago I bought several pairs of socks. I needed socks. I've needed socks for quite some time. And so I thought I would capitalize on a a great sale. High quality, fun coloured socks for a mere $3.23.

Hip-Hop Artist G-EAZY Spills on His Motivation Secrets and Successfully Having a Sold Out World Tour!

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Melissa Mushaka


An Artist Inspires Much-Needed Calm

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Mariotti

One Sunday night a rainbow burst Through a child's bedroom wall Freeing all the Dream Painters Like a magic waterfall. fro...

7 Mistakes That Are Keeping Starving Artists From Thriving

Catherine Orer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts
Catherine Orer

If you are anything like me, then you are more than tired of hearing about the "starving artist" myth. If there's something I don't believe in, it's the notion that artists can't succeed in business.

A Cabinet of Curiosities, Americana Style: Tom Manning's Runoff

Sezin Koehler | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Sezin Koehler

Runoff is a fantastically entertaining ode to Americana the Strange, with an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach to monsters and horror stories that any savvy reader will be able to appreciate and celebrate.

Exploring 'Wonder' at the Renwick Gallery-Washington, D.C.

Kiley Smith | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Kiley Smith

Before your very eyes a rainbow of brilliant, dazzling colors appears. This however, is no ordinary rainbow. The artwork has been made from embroidery thread hooked from floor to ceiling repeatedly.

Unveiling of This Year's Grove Arts Festival Poster

Tom Falco | Posted 01.21.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

I got to kibitz with Cris Sweeny and Claire Lardner of FrameWorks on Commodore Plaza, which is having it's reopening party on Saturday, February 6. Claire said I looked stressed. I think it might have been that incredible orange vodka drink they had at the event.

The Artistry of Being Honest

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 01.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

There's a unique artistry in which we each live our lives, a way in which our journey poetically unravels itself. It is rooted in an unchangeable hone...

9 Excuses Artists Need to Stop Making in 2016

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

My half arsed execution is always going to be better than that brilliant idea living in your brain and that's just the truth.

Devilish Delights: A Chat With Jake Troyli

John Gascot | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

The vibrant city has been steadily making its way into the national consciousness of art makers and lovers alike. Once known as God's Waiting Room, it is now not only known for its top-rated beaches but well on its way to becoming a premier art destination.

What's a Play or a Musical Without Actors?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

Film, television and theater all require the collaboration of dozens to hundreds of artists. Film and television, however, rely on sound and images, both of which can be digitally created. Theater requires the actor.

Love or Confusion?

Bernard Hiller | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Stop being confused; come out of the darkness and into the light. It's a bit scary at first, but don't die with your talent still inside you. What you share with the world stays forever!

Joshua Elias: Hypnagogia, Homemade Paint and Our Own Personal Architecture

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 01.15.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

The intense and highly remarkable idea behind his series, "Floating Cities," amongst many others, is a recipe of pure imagination, creative understanding and a touch of Sci-Fi.

How to Be PeterReynolds-ish

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.15.2016 | Books
Stacey Alcorn

I have always been unclear as to who I want to be when I grow up. But now it's quite clear, and rather simple, as a matter of fact. I want to be PeterReynolds-ish.

"The Heroine Paint" After Frankenthaler

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Further distancing herself from the proud desire to make self-consciously 'great work,' Frankenthaler embraced the concept of the accident, folding it into her practice, working with it and coming to rely on it, as she said, "so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once."

The Problem with Today's Artists

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kevin Kleitches

Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy The Problem with Today's Artists As a photographer, I spend a lot of time looking at the works of other artists for inspi...

Agnes Martin

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

In the monograph Agnes Martin (D.A.P./Tate), the work is described variously as ascetic, immensely fragile, calm, direct, hypnotic, quiet and inward. Martin says her subjects are lightness and formlessness. Her work is so interior it does not invite more concrete description.

Sally Mann: Hold Still

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Sally Mann opens her memoir, Hold Still (Little, Brown), by invoking the muese. An outdated word, the meuse is a mark left in the ground after a small animal leaves; the grass or dust bears an imprint of its departed body.

Sally Mann: Immediate Family

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Over twenty years ago, Sally Mann published Immediate Family (Aperture), a book of photographs of her children playing on their family farm in Virginia, which was called "disturbing" by the New York Times and "degenerate" by the Wall Street Journal.

How Experience and Confession Make Teachers and Students Masters

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I'm really enjoying the gift of Oprah's "Super Soul Sessions" since it helps me to see that I'm still a work in progress and to determine the area...

8 Startups Disrupting Multiple Industries From The World's Largest Startup Accelerator in Boston

David Ongchoco | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Each year, MassChallenge takes in 128 startups and provides them with resources that allow them to take their startup to the next level. We sat down with 8 different startups from this year's batch. That were tackling problems in various industries from healthcare and education to art and media to agriculture and food.

Fountain House Gallery Artists Shine at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.17.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

More than 100 original artworks by 50 Fountain House Gallery artists were presented in a novel way ­­-- divided among four separate "galleries," each curated by an art-world luminary.

4 Things Artists Can Learn From My Experience at Miami Art Week

Catherine Orer | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts
Catherine Orer

I know you love working with different mediums, styles and subjects, but if you want to make it to the big leagues, you need to choose.

As Da Art World Might Turn (Season 2)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Cast, all images courtesy of Kalup Linzy Studio This fall I had the pleasure of shooting season 2 of my web series As Da Art World Might Turn on my ...

The sketch of a life

Sebastien Del Grosso | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Sebastien Del Grosso

Since my childhood, drawing has always been a passion, but when I discovered photography, I thought that the combination of these two passions would a...