BY Jaime Lowe in Music Stuff on Jun 28, 2011 |
So, tour ended two days ago. Since we last spoke, the Assembly of Light Women's Choir and The Body played in Atlanta, DC, Greensboro, Jacksonville, New York and at a sold-out hometown show in Providence. The audiences from each city responded to the Assembly of Light Women's Choir and The Body with overwhelming enthusiasm and respect at venues from bars to warehouses, from New York to Jacksonville.
The best part ... Read More
Summer is officially is full swing and while I might be lacking in funds to buy all the pretty, summery things I love, I decided to make a “Summer Wishlist” of fashionable items that add some summer fun to ensembles lacking the colorful tights and cardigans of autumn and spring. I'm a total Fall girl who loves to layer, but getting creative with colors, prints, and accessories is what I love best about summer. I hope you enjoy peeking into my online ... Read More
While Mad Men won't be back till early 2012, if you're missing the fabulous style created by costume designer, Janie Bryant, fear not, you can still get a dose of it come August when her 65-piece collaboration with Banana Republic's creative director, Simon Kneen, emerges. Check out some of the looks below and my thoughts on some of the pieces.
I'm definitely digging the men's wear, I'm a sucker for a bow tie or sweater vest, but I'm not ... Read More
BY Ariana Anderson in Feminizzle on Jun 27, 2011 |
117 Fula and Mandinka communities in the Upper River Region of The Gambia publicly declared abandonment of the traditional practices of FGC and child/forced marriage. Tostan, the leading NGO in the region dedicated to women’s health and empowerment, organized the declaration ceremony, which took place earlier in June.
Though neither practice is punishable under Gambian law, they have been declared violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ... Read More
BY Jen Hazen in Music Stuff on Jun 27, 2011 |
No one underestimates Buddy Holly’s contribution to rock ’n’ roll, but it is easy to forget that by his death in 1959 at age 22—in a career spanning just a year and a half—he had created such a wealth of infectious pop songs. The 19 artists paying tribute to the coolest rock ’n’ roll nerd of all time on Rave On Buddy Holly (Fantasy/Concord Music Group) reads like a who’s who of pop music. Paul ... Read More