BY Grace Evans in Feminizzle on Jun 16, 2011 |
Last summer when I was living in the UK I heard about something called “feminist summer school.” Naturally, I investigated immediately. UK Feminista, an organization that supports groups and individuals working for gender equality, put on the two-day event in London. I went to both days and the programming was excellent. And luckily they are doing the same event this summer.
The Summer School teaches campaign skills to activists and aspiring activists. ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman in Music Stuff on Jun 16, 2011 |
Yee! We so excited! Matt &Kim won our hearts with their happy shenanigans (like streaking in Times Square), and their fun poppy tunes where they sing about HAPPY things- like daylight! (You see what I did there?)
The weathers getting nicer, and this music video is highlighting all our warm summertime feelings! Matt and Kim can frolic around New York City like the darling hyped up creatures they are, and we are loving every second of ... Read More
BY Jaime Lowe in Music Stuff on Jun 16, 2011 |
I’m Jaime Lowe, a photographer based in New York. But every week for the past month, I have been packing up my equipment and commuting to my hometown of Providence, Rhode Island to rehearse with the all-ladies choir I sing in. I’ve been singing in the Assembly of Light Women’s Choir, which was founded by Providence musician and composer Chrissy Wolpert on and off for the past year. We’ve sang on Providence experimental doom band The ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman in Style File on Jun 16, 2011 |
I was browsing this hilarious website "Dads Are The Original Hipsters". and what do I find? That's right. My parents. In a bar, rockin' flannels, and scarves looking too cool for school!
This website is gold, they take old pictures of Dad's back in the day, and write funny commentary mocking everybody and everything. Check it out, maybe you'll stumble across your parents in a sweetheart pic, looking super ... Read More
BY Erina Davidson in Artsy on Jun 16, 2011 |
For the past couple of years, I’ve been attending the MOCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art) Festival held at the Lexington Avenue Armory. There, I trade comics with other artists and revel in the geekery. One of my favorite things I walked away with this year was a print by Danish artist Rikke Bakman. (Her awesome bowl cut caught my attention.) She was as adorable as her drawings, not to mention super polite; she even signed my print with a little doodle ... Read More