Vote For Titi Rosie!

BY Emily Rems in General |

Check it out! My awesome auntie-in-law, a supertalented subway singer named Rosateresa Castro-Vargas, is the subject of a short film that is now in the running to be shown on Reel 13 on PBS this Saturday! All she needs is a bunch of people to vote for her movie to make this happen. So click over here and vote for the film La Cantante before Thursday, Jan 22nd at 5pm. C'mon - it'll only take a second. It's a ... Read More
I found the inauguration to be inspiring, uplifting, and overall unforgettable. A lot of bars in my area will be rerunning it tonight and I can't wait to go out and experience the excitement all over again with friends. But even though every speech and performance was no doubt incredible, I have to admit that I was most excited by Aretha Franklin's hat. She rocks my ... Read More
Tonight I thought of Lorraine Hansberry, author of 'A Raisin in the Sun' and songstress, Nina Simone.  Simone co-wrote the song and tribute to Hansberry and the Civil Rights movement 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black.' I imagined that these two very talented women, activists and friends would have spoken and sung at the inauguration with joy and amazement!                 Lorraine Hansberry ... Read More

Feelin' Hot Tonight!

BY Susan in Artsy |

If you are in Brooklyn tonight, then make your way over to Glasslands on Kent Ave, to see BUST favorite Heloise and the Savoir Faire play! Golden Triangle, Lights and Patrick Cleandenim will also be performing. But best of all, I'm DJ-ing! Free Danger will be playing sweaty dark disco tunes, and funky beats for all ladies and lads who have decided to celebrate this extra weekend day by getting sloppy. Starts at 9ish and goes to...? Don't miss ... Read More

Get Toasty!

BY Sarah J. in General |

Cuteness! This little card from PEP Greetings is too adorable, and so are the ladies behind it. The inside reads Get Toasty, and is totally begging for handing out at inauguration parties, breakup parties, you name it. Plus, the back includes a drink recipe for your partying pleasure. Right now there's just this card and one holiday card, but they also do custom orders. Buy 'em from their Etsy store ... Read More