A friend recently sent me a link to a story about a young Brazilian comic book artist, Hugo Canuto, who's turning African gods into superheroes. As someone who's also been inspired by the gods and goddesses of Afro-Caribbean religions in both my writing and my artwork, I was intrigued. It's exciting to see these dynamic gods and their stories make it into modern day culture.
Click here for the link to his website.
Anyone who knows me well knows I'm a huge fan of the Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). So when my husband surprised me with tickets to Cirque du Soleil's Luzia, a production based on Mexican folklore, I was beyond thrilled. The event was a visual delight, full of the color, fantasy, and magical realism I associate with Mexican culture. Want to see it for yourself: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/luzia
I found this adorable fairy door on a recent walk to Park Street. I love all the detail, down to the hinges and the kitty. Below are a few more doors I spotted on the same walk.
writes romance at the crossroads of the paranormal, science fiction, and fantasy. She lives with her wonderfully eccentric husband in an equally quirky Victorian in the San Francisco Bay Area. An avid cat lover in search of her next cat, Tess is a huge fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Doctor Who. She’s an accountant by day, a novelist by night, and an artist at heart 24/7.
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