BY Katie Oldaker in Artsy on Apr 23, 2010 |
Interested in zine culture and the future of small publishing? Tonight at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn, Knifefight! is holding a panel of some of the players in today’s small and self-publishing world. They’ll be presenting and discussing their work starting at 6:30--and it's free!
The speakers are:
Maggie Lee (Sup Maggie Lee)
Mike Force & A.P. Smith
(Welcome To The Land Of Cannibalistic Horses 5 year anniversary!)
Nick Gazin ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Apr 23, 2010 |
In a move that would make their state one of the most abortion-restricting in the union, the Oklahoma senate passed several new anti-abortion bills on Monday. The most shocking of the bills would require doctors performing ultrasounds on women seeking abortions to use vaginal probes if the picture would be clearer—and then for the doctor to describe the image in detail to the patient.
According to the Huffington Post, “The other abortion measures would ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Feminizzle on Apr 23, 2010 |
Artistic expression requires a certain kind of bravery. But “courageous performance” takes on weightier meaning in today’s Iran, where young people, with access to the internet, Vans sneakers, and their own wells of energy are by religious law prohibited from (among other things) starting their own rock band. You think it’s hard to make it as an indie band? Try it in Tehran. That city, and it’s earnest, ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Artsy on Apr 22, 2010 |
Many do not know that before becoming a founding member of the undeniably influential Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon moved to New York from LA to establish herself as an artist. Music and art have clearly been important for Gordon throughout her life and career and in her new book, Performing/Guzzling, rather than making a clear distinction between the two, the artist blends the them by giving readers a visual representation of what she sees in the faces of audience ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Artsy on Apr 22, 2010 |
If you are a mom, got a mom, or know a mom, treat yourself to a little burlesque brunch this Mother's Day at the "Salute to the Mothers of Burlesque Show" presented by Thirsty Girl Productions and the New York School of Burlesque.
The event features 1950s burlesque legends like Dixie Evans, Dee Milo, and Toni Elling in a question and answer panel, as well as performances by contemporary burlesque queens Jo Boobs, Perle Noir, and the World Famous BOB.
Skip your ... Read More