BY Laurie in General on Sep 29, 2009 |
The Swedish band Fever Ray made their US debut at Webster Hall last night, and Karin Dreijer and company did not disappoint. The set was very dark, the performers hidden mostly by smoke machine and shadow, while lasers beamed across the room and audience, and a few table lamps pulsed a dim orange glow on stage. From where I was standing (it was hard to see anything) it looked like Karin was wearing what I can only describe as a small African hut that she was ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Sep 29, 2009 |
If you need some burlesque in your life and you live near the NYC area, you're in luck because oh so much of it will be going on this week.
WANTED! Wild Bandits of Burlesque stars some of the best burlesque legends, art stars and circus side show freaks and will dazzle you with their novelty acts, showgirls, sing alongs campfire style and much more. All this takes place TONIGHT (!!) at the Rodeo Bar on 375 3rd Ave at 27th St. Live music starts at 9 pm with the ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Sep 29, 2009 |
Sporting beauty, brains, and buckets of talent, Whip It co-stars Ellen Page and Alia Shawkat are already Hollywood forces to be reckoned with, and they’re not even old enough to rent a car.
by Emily McCombsLet's just get this out of the way right now: Ellen Page and Alia Shawkat have both kissed Michael Cera (Shawkat in her definitive role as Maeby Fünke on the Emmy-winning TV series Arrested Development, and Page as part of her ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Feminizzle on Sep 29, 2009 |
You think your high school experience sucked? Try being a teenage feminist these days. Girls who want equality are getting more crap than you can imagine, but are fighting harder than ever to have their voices heard.
Eighteen-year-old Carmen Rodi reports
by Carmen RodiI am happy to call myself a teenage feminist. And thankfully, there are others out there like me. But it is by no means an easy ideal to uphold. In high schools all across the country, ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Crafty on Sep 29, 2009 |
New Sites Make It Easy To Create Your Own Fab Fabricby Jen NgThanks to a handful of new DIY-fabric companies, you can now take your handmade creations to a whole new level of customization. Are you obsessed with your pet bunny? Reupholster your favorite chair in fabric printed with her likeness. Can’t stand the holiday-inspired textiles at your local craft mart? Create your own neon plaid. The options are endless; all you need is an Internet ... Read More