Boca Raton Museum of Art Presents “Keep Kids Smart with ART” Online Series

With most of the United States forced to self-isolate and practice social distancing along with schools canceled parents are now looking for homeschooling options. Even though the Boca Raton Museum of Art is closed to the public, starting this Friday, March 20, the museum is launching a new series of free Online Community Art Initiatives for all ages at this link. Featuring the new Keep Kids Smart with ART series to help parents and their children who are home from school.

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Laura Escudé Announces The Transmute Accelerator 3.0 Interactive Education Program for Live Show Design

Announced today, Laura Escudé Enterprises, a music-centric venture studio, will be launching its third season of the live music performance online program called The Transmute Accelerator on April 14, 2020. Part of this third annual live music performance accelerator program includes the interactive program for live online small group sessions and specialized.

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Help Local Businesses and Artists Stand With the City of Austin Due to the SXSW 2020 Cancellation

The cancellation of the 2020 SXSW Festival and Conferences due to concerns of the health and safety of attendees due to the Coronavirus has left several artists without venues to perform or screen their films. Furthermore, SXSW hugely impacts all local businesses, venues and restaurants in Austin bringing in nearly $300 million into the city which will now be lost revenue. There are several ways to help artists, filmmakers and Austin businesses that we wanted to share with you all.  

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CANCELED: SKYLAB 2020 Party Will Proceed as Planned Bringing 29 Austin Bands To Scholz Garten

As of 3.13.20 this event is now canceled and postponed to a later date. Please check back on the new date for this event.

Even though SXSW 2020 is canceled, ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO for next Thursday, March 19, as Spaceflight Records and Mosaic Sound Collective host the inaugural liftoff of “SKYLAB 2020,” a day and night party featuring a lineup of 29 of Austin’s top local artists. The SKYLAB 2020 event kicks off at 11 a.m. through 2 a.m. at Austin’s historic Scholz Garten, located at 1607 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 78701.

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The City of Austin Announces Cancellation of SXSW 2020 March Events Due to the Coronavirus

Even though there were concerns and petitions to cancel the SXSW 2020 Conference and Festival due to the massive spread of the coronavirus as of this morning it was still on surprisingly! Announced today, March 6th and just one week before the infamous SXSW Conference and Festival, the City of Austin have canceled the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU. SXSW has stated today that they will faithfully follow the City’s directions.

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Playform Launches AI-Powered “Creative Soulmate” for Visual Artists and Designers

Playform (playform.io) offers the latest opportunity for artists and creators to explore the edge of technological possibility and express their humanity. With no coding needed, Playform harnesses AI’s power and turns it into the perfect co-creating companion. This month, the platform will be coming out of beta with a slew of new features, including sketch-to-image.

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Val Kilmer’s HelMel Studios and Mosaic Sound Collective Kick-Off New Partnership with Events Starting March 12th in Austin

Announced today, Los Angeles-based HelMel Studios, founded by actor, artist, and philanthropist Val Kilmer, and Austin, Texas-based Mosaic Sound Collective announce a strategic partnership, celebrating with multiple events from March 12th through March 20th in Austin, Texas. The two nonprofits are collaborating in a “strategic bond” to offer each other a presence and footing in both cities, with Austin hosting the official kickoff. With the new partnership, HelMel and Mosaic will come together and offer musicians, visual artists, filmmakers and creatives in each city a unique bridge of opportunity and synergy. 

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Yoshikimono Partners with V&A on its New ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ Exhibition

Announced today, Japanese brand Yoshikimono founded by famous rock star Yoshiki, is partnering with the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London on a new exhibition around the kimono. Europe’s first major exhibition on the kimono curated by Anna Jackson and Josephine Rout will open on February 29th. The kimono is the ultimate symbol of Japan that is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. The Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition will counter this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion.

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Mondo Awakens “Godzilla” At SXSW 2020 With A Kaiju-Sized Gallery Show

During SXSW 2020 attendees will get the opportunity to experience the ゴジラ| GODZILLA: A POSTER SHOW opening Friday, March 13, 2020, in Austin, Texas. After the release of their apparel capsule to date in 2019, Mondo continues its unprecedented relationship with Toho International. This unique poster show will tackle the Shōwa, Heisei and Reiwa eras of the Godzilla film catalog with 24 posters by 11 artists, including Godzilla fanatic, Tom Whalen’s “TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA” poster and Attack Peter, an artist who specializes in beautifully handcrafted linocut artwork printed on Lokta paper.

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Todd Thomas Unveils the Past Present Future Collection at NYFW

Remember when people would dress up to go to the airport or the mall instead of the yoga pants trend which has taken over. Todd Thomas, a well-known and established designer can recall at an early age he was obsessed with clothing and fashion especially since his mother made sure the family was dressed and prepared for all occasions. For the Past Present Future collection, Thomas wanted to bring back occasion dressing with the debut of this new ready-to-wear collection at New York Fashion Week that happened from Wednesday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 12.  

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