Creative Pep Talk!

If you’re looking for a creative pep talk I can’t recommend Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear enough. Yeah we know, self-help-ish books aren’t everyone’s flavor, but it’s basically written into Rabble & Twine’s mission to give a creative pep talk to the world. And I for one have been needing a pep… Read More

M.C. Escher

This weekend Luke and I headed out to the North Carolina Art Museum to see their exhibit The Worlds of M.C. Escher: Nature, Science, and Imagination. It was a rainy Saturday afternoon, so we knew it would be packed but holy shit – it was insane! I overheard a docent saying there had been 1,067… Read More

In C @ The Carrack

This week I went to hear Terry Riley’s In C performed at The Carrack by members of the Raleigh New Music Ensemble. (If you don’t know about the piece there’s the obligatory Wikipedia entry, or you can hear Radiolab’s take on it). Hatin’ People in ‘serious’ music circles like to hate on In C. It’s… Read More

Muse Masquerade & More!

Last weekend we had a great time at the Muse Masquerade, a fundraiser for local art gallery/space The Carrack. They did a great job pulling in a bunch of different performers/artists, and there were some pretty cool costumes to be found in the sold-out crowd. Beauty World (who lent music to our Tomatos Three Ways… Read More

An Interview With: Lost Trail

A few weeks ago we headed out to the Carrboro Music Festival and had the opportunity to sit down and interview local band Lost Trail. Lost trail is a collaboration between Zachary Corsa and Denny Wilkerson Corsa, a husband and wife duo from Burlington, NC. You may remember we used their music for our Make… Read More

Adventures in Authenticity

Recently, that Brene Brown quote has been ringing true in my ears. I guess you could say that the transition to fall and a fuller plate brought us some early blog/work/life growing pains, and all the wonderful “a ha” moments that come along with learning those lessons. The role of authenticity in artistic expression is… Read More

Make It Monday – Wrap Up

As our first monthly series Make It Monday comes to a close we thought we’d take a moment to reflect on our findings. When we first introduced this series our goal was to shake off the fall doldrums and cultivating a deeper personal creative practice. I think we achieved these things. One of the main… Read More

Make It Monday – Week 4 – Autumnal Rain Dance

Our chance to see the lunar eclipse was spoiled by dreary weather here in Durham, NC. For this week’s dance/video improv project we spurned celestial inspiration for the music of Lost Trail and the earthy smell of rainy fall days. Welcome to the fourth and final installment of the September MAKE IT MONDAY series! We… Read More

Make It Monday – Seasonal Addition – Week Three

Welcome to the third installment of MAKE IT MONDAY! Luke and I were traveling this weekend to a wedding so we knew our Make it Monday would have to be something that didn’t absorb much time. We’re always looking to try something new and expand our creative outlet so when my sister suggested a glass… Read More

Rainy Days And Make It Mondays – Week Two

Hello, hello and here we go with the second edition of our MAKE IT MONDAY series! If you saw last week’s tile video project, you know we’re all about bright, bold, colors. This week, we kept things in the same colorful vein by makin’ it rain! Makin’ it rain emojis! Try it out! Click the… Read More