Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore

Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore How do you create your art? I actually invented my own mixed media art form where I combine digital art, physical mediums for embellishing and jewels all on giclée canvas to create something innovative, fun, and eye-grabbing. Most of my creations are initially drawn digitally with my Wacom Intuos4 tablet. The digital works Read More …

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Meet Graffiti Queen Stef 1

Graffiti is an important part of the five elements of hip hop culture. Many times it is often looked at as a male dominated art form. But of course there are plenty of females representing and doing a great job.   I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Chicago graffiti queen better known Read More …

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Natalia ‘Saw Lady’ Paruz

Name and occupation: Natalia Paruz – musical saw player and busker What do you love most about being a woman? I like being a woman in what originally was considered a man’s world: when I started to play the musical saw I was the only woman performing at concerts with about 20 men playing the Read More …

The Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour – A Review

If you’ve never seen Michael Jackson live in concert, or even if you have, this show is a wonderful and touching substitute. It felt great being in the company of thousands of others who love Michael and his music.  As I watched and enjoyed the show, I spent a lot of time ignoring what was Read More …