How I Became A Korean Pop Star

By Musician, Jim Wolf I don’t believe in luck. Or at least, I’ve never believed I was lucky. I’ve always believed that hard work and good intention would come back full circle if I stayed focused. And I’ve always said that each of the decisions we make – even the little ones – affect our world in big ways, even if we don’t realize it. Where am I going with this?  As an artist, I … Continued

From Director to Agent

From Director to Agent  By Neon Entertainment Agent, David Milberg  I am now starting my 10th year at NEON Entertainment, which is actually my second time around in the booking agent world. In between my first time as an agent for a company in Minneapolis and NEON, I had the opportunity to work for over 20 years at 4 different institutions of Higher Education as a Director of Student Activities/Life. While I always said that … Continued

The Places Poetry Will Take You

The Places Poetry Will Take You  By Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo  One of the things I feel most blessed about, is how poetry takes me to the most unexpected places. I began writing out of a need to understand the world around me. To understand my neighborhood. I won’t say I grew up in the roughest of places, but it was a hood like so many hoods: fire hydrants acting as sprinklers, drug dealers … Continued

LIVE NUDE WISDOM!

LIVE NUDE WISDOM!  By Michael Dean Ester  Information isn’t knowledge. Neither of them is wisdom. College offers the first in abundance and then — this is the sucky part — it tests your ability to fake the second. But the third? Search “wisdom” on your school’s homepage. Ouch. What if the life-changing wisdom you’re meant to receive this semester, the proverbial spark responsible for setting your ambitions and character ablaze, passes under your nose unnoticed because … Continued

5 Promotional Tricks To Draw Bigger Audiences

  5 Promotional Tricks To Draw Bigger Audiences By Neon Entertainment Agent, Danny Mackey Classes have started and the campus in now cluttered with flyers for all those events happening all over campus. Theater, music productions, club and organizational meetings and of course your own campus activities events. Here are 5 Promotional Tricks to help draw a huge audience at your next event. 1) Chalking – If your campus allows sidewalk chalk, this is the … Continued

Winners Sometimes Quit

Winners Sometimes Quit By Comedian, Jamie Lissow I remember when I was little my parents wouldn’t let me quit swimming lessons. I couldn’t have been more than 7 or 8 years old. The demonic face of that swimming instructor is like a nightmarish hieroglyphic etched on a wall in my mind. It was the hardened, angry face of a woman who was forced to teach children to swim at seven in the morning. I remember … Continued