Raw Artists at a RAW Event

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RAW is a community of up and coming artists that provides patrons like myself the chance to learn about their work and mingle alongside them. The event showcases all types of art, from paintings to jewelry, to clothing. RAW hosts shows all over the world, ensuring that no two shows will ever be exact. Continue reading

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Gaslight Gathering: A Martian Holiday

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Upon arriving at the Gaslight Gathering Steampunk and Victoriana Convention, I realized that I was underdressed. I had expected this since nothing in my closet resembles anything from the 1800s, but I was still unprepared for the immense detail and time put into each costume. Continue reading

When text fails us, the photograph can tell the story

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The Civil Rights Movement may conjure names like Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse Jackson, or Jim Crow. Rarely, when speaking of the movement against second-class citizenship, is this historical era approached from the perspective of children. So when I saw that Dr. Katharine Capshaw, Associate Professor of English at UConn was giving a talk at San Diego State University titled, “Freedom (and Fury) Now: Civil Rights Photographic Picture Books for Children,” Continue reading