vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

INSPIRATION

Google Honors LGBTQ Pride Rainbow Flag Creator: Gilbert Baker

Gilbert Baker and Pride Celebrated by Google

Friday’s Google Doodle is honoring Gilbert Baker’s 66th birthday. Baker is someone people may not even have heard of, though they’ve seen his work innumerable times and will continue to see during next month as the world celebrates LGBTQ Pride. Baker invented the rainbow flag. Baker died earlier this year, on March 31, so Google is right on time with his …

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How Thinking Too Big Can Kill Your Creativity

As artists, we tend to think in huge, Herculean hurtles. After all, we are dramatic…and that’s GOOD. The problem is that we have been brainwashed into thinking that more (all at once) is not only better, it’s more plausible than step-by-step momentum. Blame it on our consumer-driven society or early teachers who stuck our artistic child into a corner. “This painting lacks depth” or …

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Spring/Summer 2017–TV’s Season of Substance

The Kind of Smart Sattire We’ve Been Waiting For I don’t get to watch much television, but once I find a good show, I’m all in. This year, I’m just in awe of how bold and beautiful independent shows are getting. Cheap tropes be gone. Strong dialogue from real characters are here and they’re not going anywhere. Outlets like Netflix …

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Drunk In Dubai, Cardi B Calls Out Haters & Music Industry

It’s really hard not to love Cardi B especially when she gets drunk and calls out the music industry, talks about love and loyalty and the heavy price tag of fame while sharing glorious views of Dubai. Cardi is nothing if not 100 percent authentic. Love her. Watch “Lick” (Official Video)here.

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Listen to Frank Ocean’s Solo Version of “Biking”

Listen to Frank Ocean’s Solo Version of “Biking”

Frank Ocean’s Blonde has been out for nine months and I’m still in its unrelenting grip. The visual album, Endless sucked me in immediately. I watched it three times in a row. Cinematic, monochrome hues fill a warehouse full of industrial equipment. Radiant, soft sounds pace back and forth, permeating through the mundane, the ghosts of Bowie and Prince, present and alive. A sonic …

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Tarte Make Up Top Picks and Beauty Hacks

Tarte Make Up Top Picks and Beauty Hacks Check out the latest Spring beauty tips and tricks courtesy of the folks at Tarte Cosmetics. We’re loving the “Face First” Make Up Line! And as always, cruelty-free. We can’t get enough of these… problem viewing? click here

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