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Moving in Multiple Directions...

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Each of us probably does the same thing, multi-tasking; trying to juggle all the balls in the air; running all over the place.  You know the drill.  And I wonder if we remember the advice of our parents when we tried these tasks while growing up?  Anyway, the second month of the new year approaches and aaduna is shifting into overdrive.  This afternoon, I restocked Downtown Books & Coffee with the new Call flyer; placed some at Eureka in Armory Square in Syracuse, and at ArtRage, the Norton Putter Gallery on Hawley Avenue in that city.  While at the gallery, I reflected on the images contained in the current exhibition, ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE!Graphics of the Black Panther Party USA.  This show elicited vivid and provocative memories of such a different time.  Moving on...In a few months, aaduna BOA member, Ellen Blalock will have her work exhibited at the gallery in an exhibition titled CNY PRIDE FAMILIES from April 30 - June 11.

Lisa continues her work, and collaboration with Ve…

Exhilarating...Making Joyful Noise

The past few weeks have been an adventure in ups and 1-2 declines that were eventually transitioned to ups.  Frankly, we are quite busy communicating with the authors and artists that will be featured in the Premier Issue...editorial comments, getting the Letter of Agreement out, responding to concerns, as well as getting the website ready for launch and all the issues that pertain to that task!  In addition, we released the Call for Submissions for the Spring/Summer 2011 Issue, and will get a press release out to local venues when we get the chance to sit and pause.  I will share the Call with the aaduna community by this weekend, and ask that you foward it to all your e-mail contacts.  Keep in mind, we are trying to uncover interested emerging and established creative folk, as well as build and ignite the readership base for aaduna.  

I hope to announce the date for the initial Board of Advisors Meeting before month's end.  

As soon as the charter group of writers and artists ar…