2014 Tallgrass Film Festival DAY 4 (10/18/14)

the dark valleyHere we go! Day 4 of the festival and its a doozy because its Saturday and there is so much to see! The weather is slightly cooler today with a high around 67 so bring a jacket for the early morning and late night festivities. Just like yesterday we’re going to break out the day into time slots and highlight a few films we feel are do not miss movies. For full details, times. descriptions and tickets please visit the Tallgrass Film Festival website. Here we go! Read More

2014 Tallgrass Film Festival DAY 3 (10/17/14)

yojimboDay 3 at Tallgrass (Friday) and this is when the festival really gets into the swing of things!  There are so many films to see that is can seem daunting trying to pick out what not to miss.  Don’t get overwhelmed.  If you do, head over to the VIP Lounge at the Lux, have a drink, and ask a Tallgrass representative to help you by making decisions based on your likes.  Since there is so much going on, we’re going to break down the day into 5 smaller chunks to give an overview of what’s going on and highlight our picks in red.  For full details on showtimes, locations, and film descriptions check out the official Tallgrass Schedule. Read More

The Evolution of Harvester Arts

Selection of logo submissions

Selection of logo submissions

March of 2012, CreativeRHINO’s Kate Van Steenhuyse and Ryan W. Gates started a project called *asterICT.  Its goal was “…to break down barriers between contemporary artists and their audience by inviting emerging artists from a broad range of disciplines to Wichita, KS for performances, exhibitions, workshops, and casual conversation.  *asterICT brought contemporary arts to the community on an intimate level so artists and audiences could engage with each other and mutually benefit from a shared artistic dialog.”  Two years later, the project has evolved into a fully operational nonprofit arts organization founded by Van Steenhuyse (CEO) along with co founders Kristin Beal (COO) and Ryan W. Gates.  The organization is, Harvester Arts: Read More

Doug Gottlieb vs. Wichita State

DOUG GOTTLIEB vs. WICHITA STATE

A Twitter conversation between CBS Sports Analyst Doug Gottlieb and CreativeRHINO’s Ryan W. Gates – and the appropriateness of online personalities.

Ron Baker St. LouisDuring The Wichita State Shockers’ stunning defeat of Saint Louis (on the road), CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb made live TV comments regarding the Shockers explaining why they “weren’t really the 12th best team in the nation” despite their #12 ranking.  During this odd aside where he continually referred to WSU as the “Wheatshockers” and explained to the nation how WSU’s star player Ron Baker is from Iowa (he’s from Kansas); he ticked off a fair amount of Shocker Nation who had some things to say to him on Twitter where he refers to himself as a “CBS Personality – Tweets are meant to relate my snarky commentary on the world…nothing else.Read More