Author: Tikal Rivera

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We hope you have all had a wonderful July and have enjoyed your summer break so far. As we transition into August, we would just like to take a moment to recap all of the amazing content we covered in July.       Funds + Initiatives The 10k Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is a new grant created  to draw "attention to an existing body...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 10k Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is a new grant created  to draw "attention to an existing body of work, sheds light on the under-recognized contributions of Black trans women visual artists and provides critical support to their continuing work."     Applications are open from July 8th to August 30th, with the grant being awarded November 2020. Check the link below if you...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for a fun easy recipe to try this summer? Try our crepe recipe!   You will need:   1 c flour 1/2 c sugar 2 tbsp butter (melted) 1 1/2 c milk 3 eggs 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp vanilla   You can add more vanilla to heighten the flavor's presence in your crepes. For those of you who do not eat eggs, you can use mashed bananas as...

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This week the IRL featured five talented student's from Devin Bell's Advanced Stop Motion Class! During the spring quarter we supplied kits with materials for animation and puppet building to students to support them during this period of remote learning.     Check out our social media pages  to see the incredible work students have been making - including some of their other work!       IRL Handles @irlspace - Twitter ...

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Hello IRL community! Welcome to Recipe Fridays! Today I'll be teaching you how to make a grilled chicken dinner! This is a bit of a lengthy recipe, but a very fun one nonetheless! A few reminders for this recipe- it does deal with raw chicken! Make sure to be mindful of your workspace to avoid spreading salmonella and to wash your hands so you also avoid...

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DIY Bath Bombs: 3 Recipes    Bath bombs are easy fun things you can make at home for relaxation or for gifting loved ones. Bath bombs are similar to the Oobleck some of us used to make in our elementary science classes because of a common ingredient: Cornstarch. While some recipes don't use this, all recipes use sodium bicarbonate or baking soda as well as a reacting...

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While not all of us have access to embroidery machines, there is an alternative to making patches: sew them by hand! There are some materials you will need to have for this tutorial including: embroidery backing, cloth (fabric), iron, an embroidery hoop, embroidery floss, a needle, heat bond, and your image.    Now that you know what you will need, we’ll get into the steps:   First, have...

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Hello everyone! With this quarter moving to being remote, many professors and students alike are looking to move to online platforms such as Discord for discussion and to stay connected. One of the great benefits of using Discord is bots! Discord Bots are used to make day to day action in your server easier!   Bots can be programmed to play music, send messages and assign roles...

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Hello all!   Are you looking for some comfort food during these difficult times? Are you looking to get more adept at cooking while you have some free time? Do you like cookies? If you answered yes to any of these questions- then I have a great recipe for you! For today's Quarantine Cooking, we'll be making a Cookie In A Mug!   What You'll Need 2 tbs. butter ...

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