Updated:
Original:

On Our Radar: End-of-Summer Edition

Here are a few things to do, see and think about as we savor the last of the long days of summer.
Image credit: Aran Goyaga

Image credit: Aran Goyaga

To do: Join us at Unfold, an intimate day of holistic healing and well-being. We'll focus on transformational work and healing to connect with your higher self. The event will take place at the gorgeous studio of Aran Goyaga (featured above) in Seattle, and includes insights, exercises and sessions from an array of amazing healers, plant-based menu from Sweetgrass Food Co, the "afterglow" happy hour + much more! Purchase tickets for the September 14th event here

Sleater-Kinney-1

To listen: Sleater-Kinney's new album is out, and it will be on repeat in our house. The Center Won't Hold, available August 16th, is being described as "often gently sparse and hauntingly, beautifully electronic."

toni-morrison-radhika-jones

To read: About Toni Morrison's work behind-the-scenes, and how "ditorial work brought her inside the system. It made her both a gatekeeper and a force for change...She enriched the landscape of publishing through the books she shepherded into print, but just as importantly, she began to alter its image within." 

Recommended Articles

Latinx Art Is American Art Graphic

Karen Vidangos Wants To Fill The Gap In the Art World with Latinx Art Collective

"I want curators, educators, collectors, anyone with an interest in Latinx art to connect with these artists. If you are someone looking to commission a work, need a guest speaker for a panel, want to begin your Latinx art collection, LAC is where you can begin your search."

Wellness

October 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Libra: You may feel like the whole world is telling you to prioritize only the things it desires from you. But right now, you need to figure out what it is that you yourself desire.

IMG_6886

Introducing "I'm Glad You Asked"

"It’s rarely about me telling anyone what to do; it’s about me helping people understand what they really want, and why and how to get it and integrate it … and then celebrate it and pay it forward." Welcome to "I'm Glad You Asked"

Image credit: The Farewell, A24

Image credit: The Farewell, A24

To try: Create a feast to celebrate summer wind down. And then see The Farewell, a tender story of family deception, which often depicted how meals are consistently a way for the family to come together.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Efulefu: The Lost One 2011 Acrylic, charcoal, colored pencil, collage and xerox transfers on paper ft.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Efulefu: The Lost One 2011 Acrylic, charcoal, colored pencil, collage and xerox transfers on paper ft.

To see: The best summer exhibitions before they depart.

Image from Creative Spaces

Image from Creative Spaces

To buy: Creative Spaces, a collection of personal workspaces from a diverse group of creatives. "Poketo is painting a full-spectrum picture of these creative individuals, so as you're reading this right now, you can hold a little part of their creativity and humanity in your hands."  

 

Related

Latinx Art Is American Art Graphic

Karen Vidangos Wants To Fill The Gap In the Art World with Latinx Art Collective

"I want curators, educators, collectors, anyone with an interest in Latinx art to connect with these artists. If you are someone looking to commission a work, need a guest speaker for a panel, want to begin your Latinx art collection, LAC is where you can begin your search."

Wellness

October 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Libra: You may feel like the whole world is telling you to prioritize only the things it desires from you. But right now, you need to figure out what it is that you yourself desire.

IMG_6886

Introducing "I'm Glad You Asked"

"It’s rarely about me telling anyone what to do; it’s about me helping people understand what they really want, and why and how to get it and integrate it … and then celebrate it and pay it forward." Welcome to "I'm Glad You Asked"

Soumiya_Krishnaswamy_LoveInTheTimeOfCoronavirus

Three Artists On The Expansion of Work, Creativity and Caregiving In A Pandemic

"Pandemic life changed my relationship with my studio back to what it had once been, not somewhere of guilt and stolen time but a sanctuary where I need to be to be my full self, and consequently the best parent and partner as well."

Wellness

September 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Virgo: Keep it up. You're getting closer - and the grass really is greener over there. But you have to remember that the things that no longer serve you are weighing you down and slowing you down.

Kay Brown1

Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial

“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”

vanessahome_0125

Single Women & Their Spaces: Freelance Creative Vanessa Labi's Northern California Home

"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."

Adam and Tab copy

Raising Kids Who Are Actively Anti-Racist: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs Are Teaching Us How

"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."