Reza Dalvand illustration - Pyragraph

Knowing the World Through Art: Inspired by Iranian Illustrators

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For the last few years, I kept checking for accessible foreign editions of some of these books. I reached out directly to Reza Dalvand, the illustrator of Ace, who put me in touch with his publisher in Iran.

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Strange Magic's Javier Romero - Pyragraph

Javier Romero Intends to Give a Damn A chat with the force behind Strange Magic about new release Melatonin Doomsday Blues

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Strange Magic’s Javier Romero shares his solo project’s evolution, how his new album holds up to pandemic realities, and how he keeps track of hundreds of “mumble jams” to feed his songwriting.

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Ayanna Denise Skin - Pyragraph

Building a Wellness Business that’s More than Skin Deep Self-Employed Spotlight on Ayanna D.N. Freeman, Creator of Ayanna Denise Skin

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Ayanna D.N. Freeman explains how she went from having no idea her destiny was in skincare to launching and nurturing her own successful brand.

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THE CANCELED SHOWS 5: Jalessa Blackshear, Fast Heart Mart, La Leif, Jack Evan Johnson, I Know Billy

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THE CANCELED SHOWS 5 includes footage from a BLM demonstration, sights/sounds from the UK, a Nashville rocker and a banjo-pickin song about an alien recorded in a sewer drain, apparently.

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Movement for Mercy Project, Keshet Dance & Center for the Arts - Pyragraph

Reflecting Me: Movement for Mercy and Where Change Begins

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Movement for Mercy is a live dance performance which honors the intersections of experiences and shared history throughout our community.

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Zahra Marwan, Burning the Anguish - Pyragraph

Circumstantially Free

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“Zahra, where is that from…oh, did you know that Iraq invaded Kuwait?” “Yes, I was there.” He asked what my thoughts about the Taliban were, twice.

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Call for Submissions: New Mexico Artists on Freedom and Justice

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Pyragraph’s Supercharge Your Vote campaign seeks to engage and encourage artists and creatives to get registered and vote in the 2020 Presidential election. The campaign also promotes participation in other Read more ›

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'Lover Skulls' by Jesse Littlebird

Background Art: ‘Lover Skulls’ by Jesse Littlebird

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Our latest background image is a painting by artist, photographer and filmmaker Jesse Littlebird. Check out his visual art on Instagram. 

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Vigil for George Floyd by Fibonacci Blue - Pyragraph

Full Circle

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The problem isn’t that our laws are flawed (even though they are). The problem is that we care only to the degree that it won’t be an inconvenience or mess with our comfort…or even worse, our narratives. This is our problem.

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Announcements - Pyragraph

A Hearty Welcome to Lisa Barrow

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Please forgive me for taking until now to announce that in May 2020 I hired Lisa Barrow as Editor, and I could not be more stoked to have her as my very first employee!

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Supercharge Your Vote - May 23 - Pyragraph

Join Us to Supercharge Your Vote: A Livestream Event!

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We’ve been living through such extreme weirdness that otherwise easy civic activities like voting and census-taking can somehow fall between the cracks — so we’re hosting this virtual event to help get you supercharged!

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Coffee + Creatives Opportunities - Pyragraph

Coffee + Creatives Opportunities: 5.3.20

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Job, funding, grant and other opportunities culled from the Coffee+Creatives group for creatives seeking work or other ways to get paid for what they do.

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