Dick in a hat

BY Dawn in Style File |

Aretha's hat sweeps the ... Read More

School of 7 Bells Tour

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

The lovely School of 7 Bells, (Benjamin Curtis from the Secret Machines and the twin Deheza sisters from On! Air! Library!) are on tour, check them out! 2/06 Wellesley, MA - Wellesely College 2/07 Princeton, NJ - Terrace F. Club 2/11 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry w/Fujiya and Miyagi 2/12 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge w/Fujiya and Miyagi 2/13 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick w/Fujiya and Miyagi 2/14 Alfred, NY - Alfred University Knight Club w/Fujiya and ... Read More

Vote For Titi Rosie!

BY Emily Rems in General |

Check it out! My awesome auntie-in-law, a supertalented subway singer named Rosateresa Castro-Vargas, is the subject of a short film that is now in the running to be shown on Reel 13 on PBS this Saturday! All she needs is a bunch of people to vote for her movie to make this happen. So click over here and vote for the film La Cantante before Thursday, Jan 22nd at 5pm. C'mon - it'll only take a second. It's a ... Read More
I found the inauguration to be inspiring, uplifting, and overall unforgettable. A lot of bars in my area will be rerunning it tonight and I can't wait to go out and experience the excitement all over again with friends. But even though every speech and performance was no doubt incredible, I have to admit that I was most excited by Aretha Franklin's hat. She rocks my ... Read More
Tonight I thought of Lorraine Hansberry, author of 'A Raisin in the Sun' and songstress, Nina Simone.  Simone co-wrote the song and tribute to Hansberry and the Civil Rights movement 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black.' I imagined that these two very talented women, activists and friends would have spoken and sung at the inauguration with joy and amazement!                 Lorraine Hansberry ... Read More