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Happy New Year!!!

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Wishing you all a Wonderful, Positive and Bright New Year!!!! I’m excited about what the New Year will bring in 2017 and I’m committed to keeping that excitement and wonder going all year long. Wishing good luck and fortune to … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #45 – The Architecture of Old Havana – Part Five

More Cuban travel photos to come… All photographs were taken by Jennifer Jigour in Cuba at the end of November of 2014. Until next time, PEACE, LOVE, & CREATIVITY, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #44 – The Architecture of Old Havana – Part Four

More Cuban travel photos to come… All photographs were taken by Jennifer Jigour in Cuba at the end of November of 2014. Until next time, PEACE, LOVE, & CREATIVITY, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #41 – The Architecture of Old Havana – Part One

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #39 – Community Mosaic Art Project – Part Two

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #38 – Community Mosaic Art Project – Part One

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #36 – Art Block Print From Cienfuegos, Cuba

Just one Cuban image today. Today I’d like to honor the artist of this work. This is the only work of art I purchased in Cuba. Being an artist myself it is difficult to find room on the walls for … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #35 – The Symphony in Cienfuegos

Meet the Symphony in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Instead of describing how awesome they are. You should see yourself. Please view the video below, Which I believe is the Cuban national song. 🙂 Can I just say before you watch the YouTube … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #34 – Ernest Hemingway’s Home in Havana – The Interior

Hemingway’s bedroom in Cuba. After he passed away his family donated his home to the Cuban government. Everything was left as it was when Hemingway left his home for the last time. Everything is still in it’s place. It is … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #32 – Puppy Love in Cuba

Happy Almost Valentines Day! To celebrate all the difference kinds of love in the world lets look at some of the love we found in Cuba’s Furry Friends. 🙂 This little guy was so friendly. He reminded us of our … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #31 – Cienfuegos in The Morning

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Artist/Author Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #30 – Cienfuegos at Night

These are not the most dazzling collection of photos from our Cuba tour. However, the lack of imagery is important to note. I’m glad that I didn’t push myself to take another hundred photos in Cienfuegos. With the lack of … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #29 – Cienfuegos Cuba at Dusk

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Artist/Author Websites Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel 

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Cuba Travel Photos #28 – More of Trinidad

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuban Travel Photos #27 – Trinidad From Up High

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuban Travel Photos #26 – Art in Trinidad – Oil Painting and Pastels

Meet the Artist. She built her art studio herself in Trinidad. It took her ten years to develop her body of artwork. Here she is showing us various publications around the world that have published her artwork. Below are some … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #25 – Art in Trinidad – Wood Carvings

Meet an amazing wood carving artist from Trinidad, Cuba. Here he is showing me the process of how he attempts the carving. He starts with a drawn outline. He takes pictures of everyday Cubans in Trinidad and carves the image … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #24 – The Cars of Cuba – Part Four

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuban Travel Photos #23 – The Cars of Cuba – Part Three

More Cuban Car photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuban Travel Photos #22 – The Cars of Cuba – Part Two

In Cienfuegos. In Havana. More Cuban Car photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour and Chris Tann taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #21 – The Cars of Cuba and Other Forms of Transportation – Part One

Okay, not a car, but some Cuban really do still get around with a horse and carriage. Parked just outside Hemingway’s house in Havana. In Old Havana. In Trinidad. More Cuban Car photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #20 – Museo Romántico – The Romantic Museum in Trinidad – Part Three

The courtyard. Most Cuban homes like these had the living portion on the second floor. The first floor was for animals and storage. A Cuban bathtub. A Cuban toilet. The Kitchen. Awesome looking stand to hold fine glasses. The dinning … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #19 – Museo Romántico – The Romantic Museum in Trinidad – Part Two

Everyone thought that this globe was suppose to contain some kind of secret stash of alcohol, but the real function of this furniture piece was a sewing box. View of the church in the Plaza Mayor. All photographs are by … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #18 – Museo Romántico -The Romantic Museum in Trinidad – Part One

At the entrance to Museo Romantico with a view of the Plaza Mayor in Trinidad, Cuba. The furniture in this home is not original to the location. It was collected through donations from people in Cuba who had furniture and … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #17 – The Plaza Mayor in Trinidad

All photographs were taken by Jennifer Jigour with the exception of the last image I’m in which was taken by Chris Tann on November 27th 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love and Creativity, Jennifer Artist/Author Website Secret Agent Moscow – … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #16 – Museum of the Bay of Pigs – Museo Giron

The outside of the Museo Giron. Some of the artifacts. A view of a tank from the Bay of Pigs. These are shoes were worn by a Cuban woman who was killed during the invasion. All photo by Jennifer Jigour … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tree in Havana Cuba – Happy Holidays Everyone!!!

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  I feel very blessed to have seen holiday decorations around the world from England, Wales, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and now Cuba. I have to admit that this last one will be very special to me … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #15 – Thanksgiving 2014 at The Bay of Pigs

Welcome to the Bay of Pigs in Cuba. We went swimming here on Thanksgiving Day… …and learned about Cuba’s ecosystem and their efforts to maintain Cuba’s habitat from invasive species. Our speaker invited us to Thanksgiving lunch at his place … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #14 – Guinea Pig Roulette

Meet Fifi. Fifi is a guinea pig and proud participant in a Cuban past time called Guinea Pig Roulette. Here our fellow Insite Cuba member, Karen, makes a bet on one of the houses along the perimeter of the roulette table. … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #13 – The Tropicana

The Tropicana is the longest running Cuban own nightclub and cabaret joint in Cuba. This is the inside of the lobby. My grandparents were at the Tropicana in 1955 It has been running since 1939. This is their logo. Until … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #11 – The Bar at Hotel National Havana, Cuba

This is the outside of Hotel National at night. The hotel and it’s bar is very famous, mostly for all of the famous people who have been there throughout the decades. When I told my Grandma I was going to … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #10 – Streets of Havana in a Classic Car

In Havana. City Streets…lots of dogs running free. A typical rainy day with waves splashing over the road. Cars still drove across them anyway. We drove in a cool classic car on our one free night to ourselves. View from … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #9 – The Magnificent Cemetery Colon, the most important burial ground of the Caribbean

No words needed here – just pictures this time. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer

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Cuban Travel Photos #8 – Afro-Cuban Dance & Drums in Havana

This was another highlight of the trip. This company combines Afro-Cuban dance and music in one Cubans are very proud of their support of empowering women. Traditionally, women were not allowed to touch the sacred African drum. This company specifically … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #7 – Children’s Theatre of Positivity, Creativity and Good Deeds in Havana

Seated for a Children’s show. These Children were so charming and adorable… Our Guide, Marlon, translates for the Theatre Instructor The company’s philosophy is that any child can be part of it regardless of how good they are at singing, … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #6 – People to People Interactions with Everyday Cubans

Just outside of a Polyclinic in Havana. Inside the Polyclinic Our trip to Cuba was not a typical vacation. Americans are only allowed to go to Cuba for special reasons such as having family in Cuba, if your are a … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #5 – Cuban Periodicals and Dance

Jewish youth dance practice at a synagogue and holocaust memorial in Havana. A Professional dance troop at their rehearsal location. There style is a mixture of Afro-Cuban, Rumba, Salsa, Jazz, Ballet and Modern. They were really awesome! They would love … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #3 – More Photos from the first day in Havana

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Cuba Travel Photos #2 – Community Art project in Havana

Until next time…Peace& love, Jennifer

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Cuba – November 2014

Chris and I participated in a people to people cultural exchange in Havana, Cienfuegos and Trinidad, Cuba. Within the following days I’ll be slowly posting the photos of this great adventure which will be highly influential in book two of … Continue reading

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Last Stop: Havana, Cuba

On the road again… My apologies for the absence of updates on the progress of book two. Much of the production must stay a secret. All I can tell you is where the book has been and just a slight … Continue reading

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Polly on Piano

My Darling Little Polly on Piano. I hope the cuteness got your attention. 🙂 News on Secret Agent Moscow to come… Going Secret Agent Style of course, I cannot reveal what I have planed up my sleeve quite yet, but … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – Hong Kong and Book Two in The Works

2014 brought me to Hong Kong for the first time. The trip was short, but I got a lot of inspiration from this magnificent city. Book Two of Secret Agent Moscow has already been written. However, like book one, I … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – Film Trailer Artist Profile – Actress Masha Rotfeld

  Last but not least for the Film Trailer Artist Profile is another multi talented lady and friend, Masha Rotfeld, who did the voice of Valentina in Secret Agent Moscow. Спасибо!/Thank you!! ~ Jennifer Jigour

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After Australia, I lived in San Francisco for a year. There, I met an amazing group of visual and performing artist through QGTP (Queer Girl Theatre Project). My life was partly consumed by working with QGTP on performance art. film, … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – An interview with Sophie Spinelle of Shameless Photography

(Author/Illustrator photo by Sophie Spinelle) A couple of years ago I approached Sophie Spinelle about doing a special photo shoot which included photographs of my husband and I in retro clothing, as well as individual shots for each of us. … Continue reading

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Photography – Hearst Castle

    Со всей моей любовью ~ Jenny http://www.jenniferjigour.com

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Secret Agent Moscow – New Level – Golden Agent

16 days to go… New Level – Golden Agent Golden Agent – Two 36″x48″ original acrylic paintings of the graphic novel cover on stretched canvas. One is in color. The other is in gold and black. Each were painted in … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – a Graphic Novel – Study Painting

вторник 16-oe Июль 2013 Tuesday July 16th 2013 День 9 – Day 9 This is one of the study paintings that I did for Secret Agent Moscow. It was created by the joint effort of two countries, Russia and Australia. The … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow & Fiji

понедельник – 15-oe Июль 2013 Monday July 15th 2013 День 8 – Day 8 The next stop on the “Secret Agent Moscow” timeline is Fiji. It was in 2007 on the little island of Vatulele. Fiji is not featured in the graphic … Continue reading

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