We are putting together our April Calendar, some of these will be #ArtistDayTrips. We will be adding as we get more events so come alone with us as we explore April….
BLACK WRITERS ON TOUR 2018
Black Writers On Tour and Business Expo
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Carson Community Center
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Carson Community Center
801 E. Carson Street
Carson, California 90746
5th Annual Riverside Art Market
Saturday April 21, 2018
11:00 am – 5:00pm
Garden of Verses: Poetry Day in the Garden & Free Day
Saturday, April 7
10 am – 3 pm
Today we went to the Cherry Festival Parade in Beaumont,California. Its a yearly event which is community based. We got there towards the end but there were still a lot going on. This kicks off “The Festivals Have Begun.” For the next few months we will be spending time at a lot of festivals. Years before we took pictures and shared with you, now we have live stream to share with you.
We are in June now time to reflect on your first six months of 2016.
Have you kept your promise to you? Have you made some of your goals happen or are you still at the blank canvas with not even one line drawn.
Where are you?
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This has been a week of all kinds of shifts and adjustments. As many of you know I Periscope broadcast live stream as many people do with the influx of live streaming. All of my live steams were being saved on a third-party server as with many other people. Originally this was such a great idea since we could save our scopes on this server forever while we decide how to use them later for other opportunities.
Then the unthinkable happen, an email stating they were going to close the site down effective May 4, 2016. Talk about everyone going into “Olivia Pope” mode to see what could be done to rescues our scopes from being deleted forever from this third-party platform.
Katch.me has been nice enough to assist all of us in getting our scopes off their server before it closes forever by helping us move them either to our hard drive or YouTube.
As for now my scopes are downloaded to my hard drive and I am slowly moving them over to YouTube, thank goodness I have less that one hundred so I should have them all downloaded in a few weeks.
The lesson this has taught me as an artist is always be prepared to re-position yourself when one door closes. No one thought this would happen so every Virtual Assistant is gaining new clients because people who have three hundred or more scopes will have to have help moving them over to another space. Live stream is the future, and as it grows we all will have to adjust to many changes along the way.
We all will have to learn to re-position ourselves when we find ourselves in one of those “Olivia Pope” moments. Breath, step back and reset so we can continue to move forward and not become ship wrecked as the above oil painting on Canvas Panel.