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Breast Cancer Illustration by Kaelen Felix for 360 Magazine

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many ways to support the cause this month. This annual campaign is held to both spread awareness and raise money for the cause. 

The website for the National Breast Cancer Foundation provides many resources to help with this cause. Although things are challenging for everyone this year, this important organization has been fighting for women since 1993 and continues to thrive thanks to its supporters. 

New this year on the foundation’s website anyone is able to designate a donation to one of four specific causes. Donations are being accepted to screening, education, support and the general fund. 

The screening fund allows the National Mammography and Patient Navigation programs to provide free cancer screenings and mammograms to those in need; this helps remove barriers in the cancer care system. By donating to education, more women will be given resources and education to detect breast cancer early and lower their risk. To help women that have been diagnosed, donating to the support services will help them gain resources and support they need to heal. This money goes to funding HOPE Kits, Metastatic Retreats and Support Groups.

If you are unsure which program you would like to donate to, giving to the general fund allows the National Breast Cancer Foundation to designate your donation to the area they believe needs it most. You can even donate in honor or memory of someone in your life that has been impacted by breast cancer. 

The National Breast Cancer Foundation is sharing stories of hope through October. They are sharing stories of hope of survivors and those impacted by breast cancer. Stories and photos can be submitted here. This is a great way to spread hope and positive messages to those struggling with breast cancer and their loved ones. 

Available for download from the foundation is the Breast Problems That Aren’t Breast Cancer ebook. This free resource will help women recognize common problems versus breast problems that need to be looked at by a professional. 

Breast cancer screenings are important for women to get regularly so they can detect problems from the start. The United States Preventive Services recommends women ages 50 to 74 get screened every two years, while women 40 to 49 should talk to their doctor about getting screened sooner if they are at higher risk. Self-examinations are recommended for all women to check that there is no concern. 

The American Cancer Society has been hosting Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for over twenty years. This walk helps fundraise for research and support for breast cancer patients. Even though the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has canceled many events, the walk will still be taking place virtually. Donations are still being accepted and people everywhere will be coming together virtually to support the cause. 

Ways to volunteer with the National Breast Cancer Foundation are being moved virtually as well. This is a great way to give back in October instead of donating. People everywhere are helping to pack HOPE Kits for women in treatment and write encouragement cards to put in the kits. There are many ways to help in the month of October to spread awareness about breast cancer and give hope to those in need.

The non-profit organization, Susan G. Komen for the cure, also supports women with breast cancer and their families. On their website, women can find information, resources and assistance to help them with their journey. Founded in 1982 by Nancy Brinker, is the largest breast cancer organization in America.

Kaelen Felix Illustrates a Harley-Davidson Museum Article for 360 MAGAZINE

Harley-Davidson Museum

The Harley-Davidson Museum is celebrating October with more than just its one-of-a-kind collection of motorcycles and memorabilia, as Milwaukee’s own musicians and artists will be on-campus to provide extra entertainment.

De La Buena, Lex Allen and Trapper Schoepp will take the stage Oct. 11 as part of a Rock the Green event. Tickets cost $10 and benefit Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, Danceworks and Schlitz Audubon Nature Center.

Artists are also invited to participate in “Drawing in the H-D Museum” as part of Gallery Night and Day. Philip Salamone will take participants through the creative process in the event which will take place Oct. 16.

New all-electric LiveWire motorcycles will be available for demo rides Oct. 17 and 18. In promotion of the new Apple TV+ series “Long Way Up,” everyone who rides one of the motorcycles will receive a limited-edition LiveWire poster.

While guests are welcomed back to the museum, the first priority is safety. To see how the Harley-Davidson Museum is protecting guests, you can click right here.

They also have a few must-see exhibits available for only a little while longer.

Taming the Road in Style shows Harley-Davidson from the beginning. At a time in which motorcycles were nothing more than chunks of dirt, stone and other debris, designers struggled to build a comfortable bike. Many improvements to suspension, seats and frames later, Harley-Davidsons looked nothing like they did at their inception. Taming the Road in Style traces the history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles all the way until the most modern models. This exhibit closes Nov. 8.

“Tex’s Motorcycle” is a painting by Stevan Dohanos, who frequently contributed to the “Saturday Evening Post.” On the streets of Georgetown, Conn. was “Tex” Keller’s personalized motorcycle. He used nickel spots to decorate his saddle bag and put fur on his saddle. While prints of the painting are available all over the country, the original can only be seen at the Harley-Davidson Museum.

Building a Milwaukee Icon: Harley-Davidson’s Juneau Avenue Factory” is a collection of architectural drawings, including plans for the original facility on Juneau Avenue. Pencil drawings and archival photos show how Harley-Davidson grew from producing 1,000 motorcycles in 1909 to 27,000 in 1920. The Milwaukee factory continued to expand and is still the home of Harley-Davidson 100 years later.

“Building a Milwaukee Icon” shows Harley-Davidson in the middle of the period during which Milwaukee was known as the “Machine Shop to the World.” The Harley-Davidson Museum social channels will be providing behind-the-scenes looks at this exhibit.

They also offer tours. Engines 101 is a class taking visitors inside the engine. How does a powertrain work, and what’s so special about the 4-stroke engine? It’s all available to learn in a classroom setting. Ticket are available right here.

The H-D Museum Campus Walking Tour is the best way to absorb Harley-Davidson history and culture in the great outdoors. You can download a PDF of the campus map by clicking right here.

To learn more about the museum and to purchase tickets, you can click right here.

Marvel and Fortnite Team Up

The worlds of Marvel and the Island collide in NEXUS WAR in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 4! This new season will feature your favorite Marvel heroes crossing over with the amazing world of the Fortnite via character skins, weapons, comics – and a new series of stunning variant covers releasing this September and October!

Some of the industry’s top artists including Joe Quesada, Ed McGuinness, Sara Pichelli, Russell Dauterman, and more will showcase Fortnite favorites like Blaze and Carbide side by side with the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the X-Men! Check out the complete list of the Fortnite variant covers coming your way:

  • AVENGERS #36 Fortnite Variant by Sara Pichelli
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #24 Fortnite Variant by Giuseppe Camuncoli
  • SAVAGE AVENGERS #12 Fortnite Variant by Adam Kubert
  • MARAUDERS #13 Fortnite Variant by Russell Dauterman
  • THOR #8 Fortnite Variant by Olivier Coipel
  • VENOM #29 Fortnite Variant Aaron Kuder
  • X-FORCE #13 Fortnite Variant Joshua Cassara
  • AVENGERS #37 Fortnite Variant by Mark Brooks
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #24 Fortnite Variant by Ed McGuinness
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #22 Fortnite Variant by Iban Coello
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 Fortnite Variant by Javier Garron
  • IRON MAN #2 Fortnite Variant by Marco Checchetto
  • X-MEN #13 Fortnite Variant by Joe Quesada

Set in Marvel Comics continuity, the events of NEXUS WAR take place between the panels of THOR #4, which released this past March. To learn more, don’t miss a special 10-page Fortnite/Thor crossover story written by Donny Cates and drawn by Greg Land in FANTASTIC FOUR #24, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled in Marvel comics to catch hints of where these characters go – and return from – next!

Eamonn Burke illustrates a rock music video article for 360 MAGAZINE

Nothing But Thieves New Video

The English rock band Nothing But Thieves released a brand new music video for their song “Real Love Song” on Monday.

Real Love Song” is the second song from their new album titled “Moral Panic.” It follows “Is Everybody Going Crazy?” as the second song from the album, and it was produced by Mike Crossey who has worked with bands like Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Two Door Cinema Club and The Black Keys.

At almost 3 million streams worldwide, the song breaks love and relationships into pieces. Love isn’t the perfect, romantic tale we hear in songs and see in movies. Conor Mason, lead vocals for the band, calls love “dirty,” saying the love in “Real Love Song” makes him hate himself for days, sitting alone while listening to Nick Cave.

Complete with a warning of flashing images and stroboscopic sequences, the video combines neon lights with animation to tell the story of love in the digital world.

“This is a song within a song and the video, with its nods to the modern relationship and its sensationalized band moments, tell two sides of the same story. Where does the cynicism end and the real begin?” the band said.

Nothing But Thieves has sold more than 700,000 albums and 150,000 tickets in the past few years, including a sellout at Alexandra Palace. They have also performed in the United States for Jimmy Fallon and James Corden on late night television. Though they’ve bene unable to perform live, they have kept the content flowing for their fans on their YouTube channel as all five members of the band record separately from different locations.

“Moral Panic” is available for pre-order now and will be released in October. It will be the band’s first album since their EP titled “What Did You Think When You Made Me This Way” in 2018.

SPIDER-WOMAN SHINES BRIGHT ON PEACH MOMOKO'S SPIDER-WOMAN #100 COVER

Spider-Woman

By Karla Pacheco and Jason Tayer

This October, Marvel is proud to celebrate the 100th issue of SPIDER-WOMAN with a gorgeous variant cover from acclaimed artist Peach Momoko. Known for her striking depictions of female Marvel heroes, Peach Momoko has become one of the most popular cover artists in the industry. Her iconic work continues with this stunning depiction of Jessica Drew charging up her trademark venom blast as she prepares for her next vicious battle with the nefarious HYDRA mastermind, Octavia Vermis!

The story of SPIDER-WOMAN originates as she is stuck in a chamber for years, and decades later, she breaks out in her same form as a teenager. Accompanying her spider-driven powers, SPIDER-WOMAN or Jessica Drew serves as a bounty hunter and a model for female, powerful leaders.

SPIDER-WOMAN #5 will be a special giant-sized issue of the current action-packed run by writer Karla Pacheco and artist Pere Pérez that will propel Jessica Drew into a redefining chapter of her illustrious Super Hero career! Don’t miss your chance to get Peach Momoko’s radiant variant cover for this milestone 100th issue when SPIDER-WOMAN #5 goes on sale in October!

Marvel Announces New Horror Comics to Come This October

Marvel Horror Comics

From Werewolf by Night to Tomb of Dracula, Marvel has a proud history of horror-themed comics and this October, these classic terrifying tales will be honored in a series of Horror Variant covers! Prepare to see your favorite Marvel characters like you’ve never seen them before as the X-Men, the Avengers, Spider-Man, and more live out nightmarish fantasies just in time for Halloween. Paying homage to the classic Marvel horror comics of yesterday, the industry’s top artists including Russell Dauterman, Mike Del Mundo, and Leinil Francis Yu, have reimagined Marvel’s heroes in delightfully creepy visions. See what happens when you cross Iron Man with the swamp monster, Man-Thing, or check out Black Widow staking out her prey as a creature of the night-all this and more when these chilling covers hit comic stores this October!

See below for a full list of October’s Horror Variant covers and be on the lookout for more of these devilish cover reveals coming your way!

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 50 SPIDER-MAN VAMPIRE HUNTER HORROR VARIANT COVER by
    AARON KUDER with colors by JORDIE BELLAIRE
  • AVENGERS 37 WHERE AVENGERS DWELL HORROR VARIANT COVER by JAVIER
    RODRÍGUEZ
  • BLACK WIDOW 2 TOMB OF BLACK WIDOW HORROR VARIANT COVER by JOSHUA “SWAY”
    SWABY
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA 24 CAP WOLF HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIRKA ANDOLFO
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 22 CAPTAIN MARVEL UNLEASHED HORROR VARIANT COVER by
    TAURIN CLARKE
  • IMMORTAL HULK 38 DEL MUNDO LIVING HULK HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIKE DEL
    MUNDO
  • IRON MAN 2 IRON MAN-THING HORROR VARIANT COVER by MATTIA DE IULIS
  • MARAUDERS 13 HELL’S STORM HORROR VARIANT COVER by KHARY RANDOLPH
  • SPIDER-WOMAN 5 SPIDER-WOMAN BY NIGHT HORROR VARIANT COVER by PATRICK
    GLEASON
  • THOR 8 FRANKENSTEIN’S THOR HORROR VARIANT COVER by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
    with colors by SUNNY GHO
  • X-MEN 13 LEGION OF X-MONSTERS HORROR VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
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Kahlúa Cocktails

Kahlúa has some new, exciting cocktails this season including the Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini and the Cold Brew Martini.

Whether you’re into the traditional taste of pumpkin or you are still drinking cold brew coffee (because honestly who cares what the temperature is), Kahlúa crafted these two delicious and refreshing martinis that will have everyone falling for this season’s specialty cocktails.


Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini

Ingredients:

1 Part Kahlúa

1 Part Absolut Vodka

1 Part Espresso

1/2 part Monin Pumpkin Spice 

Method: Add all of the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake. Fine-strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.

Cold Brew Martini

Ingredients:

1 part Absolut Vodka

2 parts Kahlúa

3 parts cold brew

Method: Fill shaker with ice. Add one part Absolut Vodka, two parts Kahlúa and 3 parts cold brew coffee. Shake the ingredients hard for at least 10 seconds to create a nice foam.  Strain into a cocktail glass to get rid of all the small ice chips. Garnish with coffee beans.

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Zeitz MOCAA in October

WOZA FRIDAY – LATE NIGHT OPENING 4 OCTOBER 2019 | THROUGHOUT MUSEUM

DJs | ADULT DRAWING WORKSHOP | DISCOVER MOCAA I DRINKS

Enjoy a late-night opening and half-price entry (R100) from 4 p.m. every First Friday of the month at Zeitz MOCAA.

Try your hand at the adult drawing (no prior experience needed) in the BMW Atrium and surrounding tunnels, led once more by artist and guest lecturer, Randy Hartzenberg.

From 5 p.m, hear music by Steve Newman, Peter Ndlala, and Carlo Fabe, from the band Tananas. There will also be a nearby cash bar. And join Discover MOCAA between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.and learn about contemporary art and win prizes.

 

CHILDREN AND FAMILY PROGRAMMES

Join us for our monthly series of children and family-friendly workshops in the Centre for Art Education and elsewhere in the museum.

Don’t miss:

The Family Learning Workshops which take place on Saturday, 12 October. between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. The morning workshop is geared towards parents/ guardians with children between the ages of 3 and 8 while the afternoon session is for parents/ guardians with children aged 11-17. Click here and here to book.

Our Open Studio every free Wednesday which is facilitated by staff but doesn’t take the form of a structured art lesson. Parents/ Guardians and their children can join in the fun any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Book your spot here.

The Children’s MOCAA Tour takes place on Saturday, 12 October between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. The tour has been designed for children to discover information about the artists, where they live and work and what has inspired them. Click here to reserve a spot.

 

IZICWANGCISO ZEZETHU…NOBUKHO NQABA 12 OCTOBER 2019 I SCHERYN ARENA I 12.30PM – 2PM

Join us for a panel discussion with artist Nobukho Nqaba whose exhibition Izicwangciso Zezethu… (We Make Plans) explores the precariousness of home and historical displacements.

Sitting down with cartoonist and writer, Andre Trantraal, Nqaba will discuss the role of art within displaced communities and the dynamism and complexities of reclaiming urban spaces.

Andre Tantraal’s collaborative work with his brother Nathan Tantraal is rooted in the communities of the Western Cape. Their credentials include a comic book adaption of historian Koni Benson’s PhD thesis on the history of women’s political struggles titled Crossroads.

Nqaba’s work reflects on personal memories of growing up in an informal settlement in Grabouw and the complexities of migration and labour. Her exhibition is on in Zeitz MOCAA’s Project Space until Sunday, 20 October 2019. Booking is essential as space is limited.

This event is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

 

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE EXHIBITION TOUR 26 OCTOBER 2019 I LEVEL 3 I 10AM – 11AM CURATOR-LED TOUR FOR MEMBERS

Museum members are invited to join Curatorial Assistant, Tammy Langtry for the first of a series of specialised tours of William Kentridge’s exhibition.

Having worked with the artist for months on the exhibition – Why Should I Hesitate: Putting Drawings To Work – Langtry will focus on critical aspects of his practice.This tour is an opportune moment to delve into the acclaimed artist’s thinking and the inspiration for his work. Booking is essential as space is limited

 

SYMPOSIUM

Join Zeitz MOCAA on Sunday 27 October 2019, for What Happens At The Edges, a day-long symposium of discussions and performance related to the landmark exhibition Why Should I Hesitate: Putting Drawings To Work by world-renowned artist William Kentridge. This one-day symposium will present a range of questions and concerns on the role of histories within a post-colonial era and how these have been articulated within the artist’s work.

Participants include leading local and international thought-leaders such as writer Antjie Krog, curators Nkule Mabaso and Carolyn Christov Bakargiev, theorists Premesh Lalu and Achille Mbembe as well as William Kentridge, among others. Booking for the symposium opens at the beginning of October.

 

TWO TOGETHER EXHIBITION 31 OCTOBER 2019 I LEVEL 4

Zeitz MOCAA proudly presents an exciting new installation of its permanent collection as part of a recent reimagining of the museum’s galleries and spatial organisation. The collection will forthwith be on view on the fourth floor and will be re-installed annually.

The new exhibition, Two Together, is built around major themes expounded by artists represented in the collection, and each gallery will contain a pair: either two objects, or multiple works by two artists, or two major themes – either in dialogue, as counterpoints, in contrast, or in sync.

As couples do, in comedic duos or in romance, the exhibition will embrace a rigorous engagement between objects and ideas. On view from 31 October, 2019

 

ZEITZ MOCAA SHOP LEVEL 0

To celebrate the exhibition, Why Should I Hesitate: Putting Drawings to Work, the Zeitz MOCAA Shop is selling three limited edition posters, all signed and editioned by William Kentridge.

Income generated by the shop goes to the Zeitz MOCAA Foundation Trust to provide access for diverse audiences to our dynamic exhibition programs and permanent collections. It further supports the Centre for Art Education which inspires thousands of learners annually. Shop with purpose, shop conscientiously and support Zeitz MOCAA.

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Wisconsin Osthoff Resort

Wisconsin

By Krishan Narsinghani

Wisconsin is known for their cheese and ice creams. A major food one may overlook is the Wisconsin cranberry. 360 Magazine had the opportunity to visit their tourism team for an exploration of lodging, dining, cranberry wonders and more.

The trip began at the Osthoff Resort at Elkhart Lake, a quaint fairytale land that makes a city kid feel free. The plot roots back to the age of the Potawatomi Native American Tribe, where the area still inhibits the same wholistic lifestyle. In 1885, the Osthoff Resort was built by Auto Osthoff and reimagined 100 years later to the four Diamond AAA rated majestic lodge guests see today. The 248 room boasts 1, 2, and 3-bedroom suites that fancy a kitchen (or kitchenette) and an individual private balcony. The grand hotel is the perfect family getaway, especially in the Summer. With a three-tear lake deck and Mirror Lake, there’s no disappointment when it comes to adult and kid-friendly activities.The deck includes a bar, live entertainment along with water sports open to guests and the public – aqua cycles, power boats, sailboats and pontoon cruises.

The resort offers a handful of different restaurants to try, Lola’s On The Lake being the choice for media on their first night. Lola’s infuses their dishes with fresh ingredients from the Osthoff Gardens that harvest over 11,000 pounds of produce including edible flowers available in 2019. It’s a farm to table atmosphere while the menu is consistently changes. 360’s personal favorite was the Rib Eye Steak Special with Potato Donuts. This mouth-watering meal introduced savory and sweet for new flavors that will wow your tastebuds.

360 Magazine enjoyed an afternoon cooking class inspired from their wellness menu that featured nutrient dense and natural sugar items. The foods prepared are purposely chosen so more guests with dietary restrictions can participate and indulge. Courses included a Lemon and Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding, Overnight Oats, Egg Shakshuka (Baked Eggs with Feta, Garden Tomato Sauce and Cilantro) and a Quinoa Salad with Halibut. The Shakshuka wafted aromatic Middle Eastern flavors that start your pallet off right and finishes with a taste of creamy tomato sauce and powerful spices.

Others enjoyed a natural spa and wellness treatment at Aspira, which translates to “infused with spirit.” Guests rejuvenate themselves through a variety of specials such as the meditation sanctuary that binds water from Elkhart Lake and hydrating cranberry facials.

In 1857, Wisconsin birthed Steven’s Point Brewery, the third-oldest independently owned and continuously operating brewhouse in the United States. The guided tour and tasting throughout the facility showcased new craft beers and history that withstood the Civil War, prohibition and The Great Depression. Their pilot brewing system has the capacity to make ten barrels of beer at one time essentially creating a microbrewery inside of a craft brewery. Enjoy a refreshing pineapple flavor, white chocolate stout or Octoberfest.

Ride along Cranberry Highway to Gottschalk Cranberry Marsh to witness a breathtaking sea of red fruits. Throughout the Fall season, visitors can drive around 50 miles of these beds from Wisconsin Rapids to Warrens. This antioxidant rich treat is grown on low running vines at bogs and later flooded with water. The berries float to the top and are harvested by picking machines. Local restaurants like Great Expectations (originally a fully women-owned business) incorporate these cranberries into nearly all their dishes. These partnerships make for signature items like their House-Made Ginger-Cranberry Moscow Mule and Unforgettable Grilled Cheese with Cran-Pepper Jam.

One of America’s favorite juices, Ocean Spray, is headquartered on a 70 acre manufacturing facility. Producing 3.6 millions gallons of concentrate a year, the company utilizes a complex system. Wisconsin will produce 5.9 million barrels of cranberries in 2018 making so called, “America’s Dairyland,” the nation’s No. 1 cranberry producer.

Overall, 360 left with a delightful taste and an aura revitalized. When visiting Wisconsin, come prepared with an empty stomach and an open mind for well-deserved Midwestern hospitality.

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