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Creative Foundation & Offerings

  The mid to late 1980s were my most formative and rebellious years.   I can remember as far back as sixth grade when we had an art assignment to design a record album cover for our favorite album. Of course, at the time my tiny record player was wearing grooves into Duran Duran’s epic album Seven and the Ragged Tiger, so I set out to design my very own cover for the album. I decided to do a split face tiger and woman with a graffiti style background. I…

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Sweet Dreams are Made of This – Music Video Addict

My name is Laura and I am a music video addict.   I remember that wonderful summer of 1981 well.   I stayed a few weeks in Pennsylvania with my Dad, even though Mom-ster hated when I stayed there with his family. She especially hated it when I walked down the driveway to visit “Auntie” in her mobile home.  I loved spending time with Auntie – she was funny and we would sit and watch game shows or her stories on TV. That day I visited her, Auntie let me…

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Don’t Change – Remembering Michael Hutchence

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the untimely death of a musical icon, Michael Hutchence of the Australian band, INXS.    I must admit, I was shaken when I first heard the news of his death on November 22, 1997.   It’s hard when you lose a pop culture icon from your youth, especially when it is unexpected and in a bizarre way. There’s been some controversy surrounding his death – some believe he was murdered and others think it was accidental auto-erotic asphyxiation. Either way, the world lost a beautiful…

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