The first time I saw Whore Paint, a self proclaimed-feminist, Riff Rock/No Wave/Crooner Shred hybrid band out of Providence, RI , I was immediately 16 again and at my first Sleater-Kinney show in my busted Docs, baby barrette firmly lodged against the side of my head with a newfound hope that there’s an entire league of cool ladies who I could aspire to be like. Tulsa-raised Providence resident and woman about town, Reba Mitchell (of Made ... Read More
    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
Greetings from the road. I'm writing this post in the car on our way to Jacksonville, Florida. The sun is shining, it's hot, and tour rules. So far, the Assembly of Light Women's Choir and The Body have dominated audiences in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Charlotte.     Let's rewind a bit so I can show you some pictures.   Landscape gardener/Soprano Anna Mulligan relaxes at White Electric before our ... Read More
  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