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Elliot Page Has A Right To Be Whoever They Want To Be

December 11th, 2020
Elliot Page Has A Right To Be Whoever They Want To Be

This week, the “Juno” and “Umbrella Academy” star formerly known as Ellen Page made an announcement that they are transgender, want to heretofore be known as Elliot Page, and that their pronouns now are he/they. I remember exactly where I was when I first read this. Because it was only a couple days ago. Upon reading this, I took a deep breath, had a drink of my iced coffee, flipped back over to my other window on my computer, and went back to work because I had things to do. It never really struck me beyond that. Sure, I really liked “Juno,” and I really like “Umbrella Academy.”... Read More

Art Of The Tattoo Making Its Mark At Quad City Arts

January 28th, 2020
Art Of The Tattoo Making Its Mark At Quad City Arts

From January 30 through March 20, 2020, see works of art by regional artists who are best known as tattoo artists. Fine art and tattooing go hand in hand. Both utilize skills such as ability to draw and an eye for color. Although not required for a license to tattoo, many tattoo artists have degrees in fine art, studied art, or at the very least, have a lifelong passion for drawing or cartooning. Good people skills and the ability to interpret a client’s idea visually are other essential skills for tattooing, but “The Artist Behind the Tattoo” provides an opportunity to see the fine art of... Read More