Posh and Panache 2.0


~~~ Most days when fashionistas look in their closets, they try to select the perfect outfit.  The garments we wear tell our stories.  Those stories start in the minds of designers who create garmets for us to wear.  Recently I attended Posh & Panache a pre-Columbia Fashion Week event in its second year sponsored by M2 Boutique located at 2317 Two Notch […]

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Beauty


~~~ Have you ever seen a person, place, or thing that took your breath away? There is much truth in the saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Numerous industries survive on this basic principle; from cosmetics, to fashion, to automobiles to most visually based merchandise we have our own opinion of what […]

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Beauty II


~~~ In conjunction with the blog defining beauty, sharing some additional images and poetry related to abstract and cultural beauty. ~ These Gullah inspired woven creations are made by Sufia Giza-Amenwashu who has recently added weaver to her many talents, which include poetess, documentarian, film festival organizer.  Be on the look out for an interview […]

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Recap: The Freshniz Vol. 3


~~~ Saturday, October 13th Izms of Art an organization of artist doing artsy things held it’s third Freshniz event. What is Freshniz you ask? Well it is a unique fusion of creative individuals interviewed in front of a live audience. This installment included an architect, martial artist, painter, and a producer of music among other […]

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COLA-CON 2012 LIVE


~~~ Today is the second day of Cola-Con 2012.  Cola-Con is a fusion of hip-hop, comics, and culture and it is being held at the Columbia Museum of Art in downtown Columbia, SC. In it’s second year Cola-Con brings together the world of comics and music into one big convention-festival. Cola-Con started in 2011 by […]

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life equals IZMS OF art


~~~ Wednesday, July 11th during intense rainstorms outside was no match for the opening reception for Izms of Art visual art & photography exhibit titled “life equals IZMS OF art”. The exhibit is on display at 701 Whaley Street in Columbia, SC in the “Hallway Communityart Gallery” until July 31st. The exhibit includes an eclectic […]

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Even In The Rain…They Came


~~~ Within the secrecy of her chambers on a Friday evening South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed portions of the state budget that included funding for a one time teacher raise, money for victims of sexual assaults as well as funding for the SC Arts Commission.  We all know how important education and victims assistance […]

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