Yes, you read that right. Aelita Andre, the 4-year-old daughter of two Australia-based artists, has her own solo exhibit, The Prodigy of Color, at the Agora Gallery in Chelsea, NY until the 25th of June. While the popular joke about abstract art may still be “my kid could have done that,” Andre’s success adds new meaning to the common trope. The artist sold paintings for as much as $24,000, and celebrated her second birthday during her first ... Read More
My summer goal this year is to learn to can and preserve. I’m all about self-improvement, but I just don’t feel like I’m going to get around to speaking fluent French, keeping bees or sewing my own sundresses in the next couple of months. It’s the right season to preserve produce at it’s peak, so now is the perfect time to start. And doesn’t that lady in the Canadian WWI “Waste Not Want Not” poster look wise? I ... Read More
1)The Hermes Apple Carrier: Maybe this is just the Hermes way of helping out the "Obesity Problem" we've been facing, or maybe its just a ridiculous way for amazingly rich people to spend their money… Regardless this Hermes new apple carrier is SILLY. This bright granny smith-green, apple-holder is made out of lambskin, and lined with a stainless palladium shell. The strap has a horn handle knife, to slice up your apples and maybe fend off apple thieves. I ... Read More
Utopia, the second song to be released from YACHT's new album, Shangri-La, is a super-fun, synth-pop dance song.  As the duo sing “There’s nothing in the future / it’s up to us to make utopia” it's hard to not find your head bobbing about and dreaming about whatever fantastical utopian world they're going to create. Listen for yourself! Shangri-La is set to release June 21st, and both Utopia ... Read More
The LA Pride Celebration, taking place June 10-12 this year, will honor BUST’s favorite comedienne/singer/writer/LGBT activist extraordinaire Margaret Cho with the Morris Knight Lifetime Achievement Award. In a recent interview with Out Magazine, this year’s recipient reflects the historical progression of the LGBT movement and her own role in it: “The [LA Pride] parades were small until 1978, when Harvey Milk died. There was a shift in the ... Read More