Johannes Vermeer – Paintings That Celebrate Ordinary Life

Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675) was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who is acknowledged as one of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The Dutch Golden Age was a unique period in the history of the Netherlands spanning the era from 1581 to 1672 in which its political, economic, and cultural greatness were among the most powerful and […]

Weekly Review: No. 6

Plot / Story No. 6 is an anime series that takes place in a world that has six major cities. No. 6 is the latest city that has been built. The city was built to be a utopia, where there would be no poverty, despair, or doubt. We follow the life of Shion, a privileged and very smart boy that […]

The King James Onlyists’ Nightmare

Last Sunday night’s big event came as a shock to the small church – the St James Congregational Baptist Church in Silock, Alabama. An elderly group of five men and women were participating in a Bible class when a young preacher ran and told them to leave their class and walk with to the nave. “What is it, Pastor?” one […]

Calm Amidst the Storm

Herman sent me a screenshot of a message he had received from a friend of his. He wanted to know if it was true. This is the message: Attended a public lecture yesterday hosted by University of X’s faculty of theology entitled “Homosexuality in the Old Testament”. The speaker was Prof. Thomas Römer from France. According to him: The Bible […]

15 Tricks to Be More Creative

In today’s world, if you’re not at least a little bit creative, pretty soon a robot will be doing your job. But coming up with those artistic flourishes or inventive solutions isn’t all that easy. Sometimes that muse just won’t talk. This isn’t an inspirational list meant to convince you that you’re a unique and creative snowflake. Rather, this is […]

Saved by the Ficara

It was September of 1943. Thirty-two year old Maria Caterina was a single woman helping to look after her younger sister and her father. Her four bothers were somewhere out in the war theatre of World War 2. No news has been received from them for quite some time now. Rumours circulated the village that at least two had been […]

The Jazz Guitar Chords

As a guitar teacher with decades of experience, I know how overwhelming it can be to make the switch to jazz guitar from acoustic. If you can understand the basic chords for Jazz guitar, the sky really is the limit for your mastery over this complex instrument. Let’s get right into it and outline what a jazz guitar chord is […]

Why You Should Consider Investing in Piano Lessons

Have you been planning to introduce yourself to a musical instrument? As it turns out, one of the most versatile musical instruments to exist- the evergreen Piano- could just be your cup of tea! By offering you benefits that go beyond the pleasure derived from pursuing a hobby, piano learning is beneficial to the mind, body as well as the […]

A Brief Overview On How To Play Jazz Guitar Like a Pro

Learn Jazz Standards Your teacher might drill it into your brain that you need to practice scales and arpeggios until your fingers bleed, but the pros recommend getting the hang of jazz standards first. Polish the melody, add your chords, and work on improvising whenever you can. Toss out the idea you have to memorize chord shapes. In short, get […]

Top 10 Tips for Quick Post Production

Post production can be a little tricky if you don’t know how to go about it. Here are some of our best and top 10 tips for post production that will help you get things done faster and better. Let’s get started with these tips- 1) Collect your footage first Organization always plays a vital role in faster work. While […]