BY debbie in General on Sep 25, 2009 |
Sure, you've heard of the crocheted uterus and the knit car cozy but get a load of this genius: a perfectly done shrimp scampi scarf, complete with shrimp, angel hair pasta, peas, and broccoli. Now that's what I call food for ... Read More
BY Team Intern in General on Sep 25, 2009 |
Lots of talk about Barbie these days, lots of talk. It's her 50th bday, extravagant Barbie stores are opening up all over the place (like Shanghai and Mall of America), and Barbie chatter is popping up everywhere, especially here at the BUST offices.
Now folks, we love all the glamour puss incarnations of this little style icon. But let's be real--Barbie's charm isn't always in her posh outfits and shiny, California hair. I don't know what your childhood Barbie ... Read More
BY intern Amber in General on Sep 25, 2009 |
At 6 years old I was introduced to Funny Girl, a wonderful musical about Fanny Brice featuring Barbra Streisand. Watching this dazzling woman with perfect comedic timing and a voice that could melt your heart like buttah, I was immediately hooked! Barbra Streisand is a true pioneer for women. Shocked? Well think about it; Barbra Streisand is the #1 best selling female recording artist in history and the only woman to make the Top 10 all time best selling artists ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in General on Sep 24, 2009 |
Tomorrow, September 25, the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the day a group of ladies infiltrated their men-only bar, the Sazerac, and demanded a drink. Previous to the 1949 ''Storming of the Sazerac,'' women were only allowed to enter the boy's club to partake in Mardi Gras activities. Ever since that day, women have been admitted on the same basis as men (well, supposedly).
To commemorate the momentous ... Read More
BY Eliza C. Thompson in General on Sep 24, 2009 |
Looking to add a new instrument to your musical repertoire? If you live in NYC, this weekend you can learn to play the mbira, a traditional instrument of the Shona people from Zimbabwe. Patience Chaitezvi and Erica Azim will be leading an intensive mbira workshop on Saturday and Sunday. Or if you're a little less musically inclined, head on over to the Calvin-Morris Gallery and catch their performance. Erica and Patience are part of MBIRA, a ... Read More