The Canceled Shows with Eva Avenue - Pyragraph

Eva Shares More Songs on ‘The Canceled Shows’ on Pyragraph TV Featuring an avant garde cleaning video for 'Puttin' On the Ritz' played by Le Chat Lunatique

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 0 Comments

Eva Avenue shares more songs from bands who’ve had to COVID-cancel shows or tours. If you like what you hear, go to their page and support an artist today! Titles and links below.

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Theater closed - Pyragraph

Artists on Lockdown: Call for Interviews

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Many of us are stuck in isolation, unable to share or promote our work in the ways originally planned like tours, festivals, conferences, etc., so I was thinking it might be of help to offer a way to spread the word digitally about what’s happening with your work.

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Western Gothic display - Pyragraph

Get Seen: Displaying Your Work, Part 1

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If you are new to craft shows, or even if you have been doing it a while, consider these elements to help improve your displays.

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Democratic AF - Pyragraph

Democratic AF Pilot Episode Featuring Billy McCall Peri and Billy talk political grief and making art about it

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

Host Peri Pakroo talks with Billy McCall about his new book, Four-Year Depression, shitshow politics, and using art to build new concepts and new realities.

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F*ck Happiness: How Women Are Ditching the Cult of Positivity and Choosing Radical Joy - Pyragraph

From ‘Bluebird’ to ‘F*ck Happiness’: A Publishing Story

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We are hoping that we can recover these fumbles and reach a new generation of women. For this reason, we also took the time to modernize language and thinking about gender within the book, to include nonbinary and transgender people.

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John Fugelsang on Pyragraph LIVE - Pyragraph

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

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Fish box (torobako) guitars by Stephen Faulk - Pyragraph

Torobako (Fish Box) Guitar Shop: A Primer

Stephen Faulk
| Akune, Japan | | 0 Comments

All I wanted to do was make a cigar box-style guitar, and in this town there were no cigar boxes to be found. The next best box to find for free were the torobako, the crates used to ship sanma from northern Japan to southern ports.

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Valerie Roybal is living as an artist with terminal cancer - Pyragraph

Transforming Catastrophe Living as an Artist with Cancer

Valerie Roybal
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There are so many things in our lives that might be considered “incurable” or terrifying, why not work with them?

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Welcome to SOMOS - Pyragraph

SOMOS: ‘We Are’ Taking Over Downtown ABQ

Jila Kat
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I loved SOMOS because it wasn’t just aimed at adults. I love downtown, but I’m in middle school, and downtown there are a lot of bars and not a lot for kids. SOMOS had both. They had a beer garden for adults and fun installations and booths for both adults and kids!

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Dear Rich Intellectual Property Blog - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: Using MIDI Music from a Video Game Cartridge

Rich Stim
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Dear Rich: I want to know if it is considered sampling when you record sound coming from a synthesizer that is playing electronic note data stored on a memory chip. Technically when you play an NES game (’80s video game system), the music that is playing is not pre-recorded. It is actually played “live” from musical note data on the game cartridge (gameplay triggers a MIDI pattern) in the console into the internal synthesizer.

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Dome by Viviana Paredes, photo by Julio Martinez - Pyragraph

Tequila Bottle Houses and Border Relations: Interview with Viviana Paredes

516 ARTS
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

It is a both an opportunity and a personal commitment to use my place as an artist to make art that is both visually pleasing while telling important stories about my cultural experience as a Chicana, as an environmental feminist, and as a member of the human race. My existence is my resistance.

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Coffee + Creatives Job Listings - Pyragraph

Coffee + Creatives Job Listings: 1.8.18

Coffee + Creatives
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Welcome to the inaugural Coffee + Creatives Job Listings! We are pleased to bring you the latest in gigs, jobs, and funding for creatives around the world. Jobs and funding opportunities included in our listings tend to be flexible and/or remote, though we will include some from our home state of New Mexico.

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