Shutter INK #9

If you could choose YOUR FINAL WORDS, what would they be? I am crowdsourcing ideas for a writing project (I will NOT use your name unless you want to be credited). Comedy and drama welcome.   

Art & Prozac

Painting  by Steve Kelly. ‘Self-Portrait’ (2013) uses Steve Kelly’s characteristic big brush strokes. Steve Kelly & Joseph Palestina bring a forum for younger artists to Basemeant Wrx today. Owner Aimee Danchise said,”Montclair is just bleeding artists that have nowhere to go.” Today, they do.  For more information, view the article here.

Viral Verse #3

“…gunned down like an animal.” Returned to the Earth, Another unarmed black man. This poem is a reflection on the shooting of Walter Scott in North Carolina a week ago; the quote is his brother’s reaction (CBS), “My brother was gunned down like an animal”. May he rest in peace.

Asbury Art 

Text & photos by K. Cecchini Locked out, but not to worry. We reached through the bars with our iPhones to grab pics of Harif Guzman’s art at the Asbury Park Carousel House. The shadows? Three of my favorite girls; happy birthday, T!           

Party Like It’s 1999

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini Pearl Jam tees wrapped in flannel. Glow sticks, dog tags, REM’s “Losing My Religion” and black light highlighting the lint on my sweater. AND Dwayne Wayne flip glasses. Yes, people were partying like it was 1999. To compliment its’ freshest exhibit, Come As You Are, the Montclair Art Museum balanced all of … More Party Like It’s 1999

365 Dawns

Tonight at Dawn just reached its 1st year anniversary and 200th article on Sunday (2.22: “Tonight at Noon“). To celebrate, we are presenting our largest (& favorite) milestones from the last 365 days. Thanks for taking the ride and stay with us as we evolve! Tonight at Dawn: Favorite Posts by the Month 2014 February: TaD’s … More 365 Dawns

Home. By Design.

Introduction and Interview by K. Cecchini After my husband and I purchased our condo, we were hard pressed to find affordable furniture made of, as silly as it may sound, real solid wood. Why? Simply because we wanted pieces that we would not need to replace in a dozen years or so (or less). After … More Home. By Design.