Having moved to the United States at age 14, Taiwan-born Joyce Ho has had years to draw inspiration from the difficulties of adapting to a new life. She received her M.A. in studio Arts from the University of Iowa and then moved back to Taiwan to work on a few projects. She is an interdisciplinary artist with an emphasis on painting, sculpture, and theater and she describes her work as peaceful violence.
Since early 2012, the fashion brand, Sukeina has expressed the exceptional power of womanhood. Through their colorful, authentic designs, each piece of Sukeina womenswear tells a story but it all started with Omar Salam, founder and fashion designer for Sukenia. The brand is named after his late mother who died when he was young. Sukenia also means “bright light.” Salam’s purpose is to highlight women and their beauty.
One of the most fun things I do in my spare time is visit different museums across the city. Chicago is a city that has more than 60 museums open to date. For me, museums offer a versatile environment for people from all different walks of life. It’s somewhere I can take my daughters and younger cousins, somewhere I can go by myself just to clear my head, or I can go out with friends or take a date. It’s a fun experience that I believe many of us, took for granted as a kid.
Whether she's dancing on stage or making enthusiastic raps in the studio, Lisa is a one-of-a-kind K-Pop star. Before she became Lisa, “Pranpriya.” was her name. At a young age, she believed in the idea of luck. So when she learned from a fortune teller that the name "Lalisa '' would bring her good fortune, she decided to change her name.
Everything about Canadian rock band Tegan and Sara is an anomaly. The world of rock in general, whether boasting high-powered ballads or the gentle strokes of a self-identified hipster, seems to be dominated by men. Men in groups, too – usually an assembly of four or five, with a dynamic lead vocalist that tends to, whether intentional or not, steal the spotlight.
What do “Spiderman: No Way Home (2021)” directed by Jon Watts, Tyler Perry’s “ A Madea Family Funeral (2019),” and Edgar Wright’s “Baby Driver (2017)” all have in common? For one, they are all very popular movies. More specifically, they are movies shot and filmed in the city of Atlanta. This massive popularity and growth in Georgia’s film industry brings in billions of dollars to the state, but with such a high volume of motion pictures being shipped straight from Atlanta’s studios, it can be difficult for up-and-coming filmmakers to earn proper recognition and exposure–Enter stage left: The BronzeLens Film Festival.