There comes a time in every artist's life where she must decide: continue down a well-worn path of familiarity or toe the grasses of something new. And sometimes life's own plot twists make those decisions for you. Renee was here. Two years ago ReneeDion's soulful sound could be heard on on music blogs across the… Continue reading ReneeDion illuminates new sound, new life on Moonlight
This is the final installment of my 4 Fears series. I hope you have adopted some new habits that help you organize your creative lives. My age has affected me in a lot of ways in my career. When I worked in Columbus, I was always the youngest and least experienced people at my job.… Continue reading 4 Fears Stopping Your Passion: ‘I’m Too Old’
I used to be a night owl. There was something romantic about late nights under the glow of a laptop, while I poured my heart all over the screen. Even with works that weren't so emotional, it always felt better to begin my writing and creative thinking after midnight. When I was in graduate school,… Continue reading 4 Fears Stopping Your Passion: “I Don’t Have Time”
In the first post of this series, we talked about how a lack of focus can stop you from discovering your inherent creative abilities, and how using those abilities can change your community. Today, the 4 Fears series continues discussing money. There has been many times in my career where I had big ideas, but… Continue reading 4 Fears Stopping Your Passion: ‘I Don’t Have Any Money’
My artist friends and I have much in common. Some of those things are fears. They hold us back from becoming the successful, life-change creative forces that we were born to be. I have worked for 10 years in journalism, public relations and communications. I've worked for large corporations, small businesses and even owned my… Continue reading 4 Fears Stopping Your Passion: ‘I Don’t Know What to Do’
One of my friends and colleagues Marshall Shorts has given me the opportunity to be a part of the second annual Creative Control Fest held in Columbus September 6 & 7 in the King Lincoln District. There will be creatives from all fields and disciplines showing their talent and networking. I will be one of… Continue reading I’m speaking at Creative Control Fest in Columbus!
Publish date: JULY 12, 2013 By: Donna Marbury, Medical Economics New Medicare codes to pay for non face-to-face visits for patients could go into effect in 2015. A proposal released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week details two G-codes for primary care physicians for wellness and preventative care services and… Continue reading Proposed Medicare fee schedule adds new primary care billing codes for telehealth, preventive care
Graduation has come and gone! I was honored to not only receive my master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, but also receive the Bernard Gordon Entrepreneurial Award and introduce our graduation speaker Paul C. Tash. I am so thankful to everyone I met during my year at Medill, including my… Continue reading Medill Graduation & What’s Next!
By Donna Marbury To Simon Shaheen, music is a sonic melting pot mixed with Arabic, classical and jazz seasonings. He is known across the world for his delicate playing of the oud, an instrument found in traditional Arabic music, but can switch just as masterfully to the violin. Simon Shaheen will make his Chicago debut with… Continue reading Sinfonietta brings music of the Arab Spring to downtown Chicago