This post is for the theater-lovers, the concert-goers, but most of all, the performers. What is in a great performance? What exactly is it that brings tears to our eyes and chills down our spine when sitting in an audience, listening to a performer pour their heart into a song? What is it that, as a singer, you…… Continue reading What Makes a Performance Great?
Meet Betty Who, your new favorite pop queen. Her music has the ability to make you feel like you’ve gone back in time to an 80s dance party, while simultaneously will tugging at your heartstrings. This classically trained cellist from Australia is the next big thing in music, and I can’t get enough of her songs. I’m such a fan, that my photo…… Continue reading Person of Interest: Betty Who
Marissa Hermer is living the American dream in London. Sophisticated and stylish, Marissa was a standout cast member of Bravo’s hit show Ladies of London (and rumor has it we’ve gotten a season 2). If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you’ll know that Bravo and London are two themes often seen here on Positive…… Continue reading Person of Interest: Marissa Hermer
If I could, I would link The 1975’s website and social media accounts to this post in case you weren’t familiar with them, but unfortunately I can’t. Because they’ve all been deactivated. Twitter was in a frenzy yesterday when the British rockers posted a cryptic comic strip, insinuating that The 1975 is “gone.” Shortly after, all…… Continue reading What’s Up With The 1975?
Instagram is seemingly a world of its own; a universe filled with perfectly filtered selfies, landscapes, food and designer #OOTD. Unlike Facebook or Twitter, Instagram requires more consistency, curation and cleverness in order to make a bigger impact. That impact is most often measured in likes and comments. Social media is fascinating; people truly open…… Continue reading Saturation & Contrast: Filtering Ourselves on Instagram
Like many, many others, I #love Game of Thrones. I love sitting around the TV with friends on a Sunday evening, anticipating which one of my favorite characters is going to be killed off in this week’s episode (thanks GRRM). Like most television watching I do, I find it to be a very social experience, as it…… Continue reading Game of Thrones Social Media – A Brief Case Study
*Interview originally from October 2014* What do you get when four best friends decide to start up a band? Awesome music, and an even better interview. Meet Nathan Fitzpatrick, Allan Taemur, Terrance Hillman and Dan Duveen, and together they are Spooky Wagons. Their first EP, All Again Tomorrow, is now on iTunes. I caught up with this upcoming…… Continue reading Person of Interest from Across the Pond: Spooky Wagons
Prefacing this post by saying it wouldn’t be happening without my best friend Katie – Ellie Goulding for Katie is what Lady Gaga is for me. I’ve always liked Ellie but Katie took her to a new level for me. In her words, “She just seems so down to earth and so passionate about her music.”…… Continue reading Person of Interest: Ellie Goulding
Most of you probably know this by now, but in case you didn’t: I *love* Lady Gaga. I hate to use to the word obsessed, because while I could probably tell you where she is, what she’s wearing, and who she’s with right now, I would like to think of my love for her as…… Continue reading Explaining the Obsession: The Little Monster Effect
I’ve been searching for some blogging inspiration for the past few days and thought about all of the things I love in life – food, travel, music – when I realized it’s been some time since I wrote a musical post – musical theatre to be exact. So today, I decided to write about several female…… Continue reading Definitive Divas