[MONDAYS ARE FINE] APRIL 23
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1. BE ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS = April's theme for the CLASS OF 2018. We'll be showing you how to perfect your pitching, get your $$ right, and invest in You, Inc. like a boss. Sound like a plan? Enroll now, while Q2 is just getting started! (If you want to catch up on all of the Q1 material first, buy your *heavily discounted) bundle here - complete with syllabus, study list, and 3 x original worksheets.)
2. Remember when creative people mostly had good, old-fashioned day jobs? No, us neither. But perhaps the separation of art and trade made perfect sense after all. From T Magazine, a case for the Working Artist.
3. SZA and Jada Pinkett in conversation? Say no more.
4. Stuck in a rut at work? As always, bibliotherapy - new favourite word! - is the answer. The Cut has a strong round up of the 8 best books to read when you need a career breakthrough (The Working Woman's Handbook would obviously make for a solid number 9).
5. Head to your nearest print magazine emporium to pick up a copy of Solange's new Dazed spring/summer cover. Inside, she replaces the usual cover story with her own personal journal entry about the time she spent in Jamaica - where she wrote and recorded most of A Seat at the Table and recently returned to work on new music. See the beautiful cover and read some snippets from her piece.
NEW YORK CITY
The Met on Fifth's new exhibit, Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici, gives you a look at the paintings that emerged from “New Spain” in the 18th century - a rarely-explored but remarkably vibrant time and place. Opens April 24.
East End Film Festival is nearly a month of pop-up screenings and immersive events that support independent global and local filmmakers. Opening night on April 11 kicks off with a showing of Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat.
From the artist commissioned to paint President Obama’s Smithsonian portrait, The World Stage: Israel by Kehinde Wiley celebrates the complex identities of African-Jewish people living in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Lod. Showing at the Jewish Museum.