BY Krista Ciminera in General on May 04, 2010 |
Sister Spit, the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective, have hit the road again, making a stop on their tour in Williamsburg, Brooklyn tonight to bring their brand of queer poetry, spoken word, video, and art to the country. These multimedia events are always a ton of fun, with lively performances by author Michelle Tea, graphic novelist Elisha Lim, director Silas Howard, and more.
Sister Spit began in 1994, cofounded by Tea and poet Sini ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in General on Apr 30, 2010 |
May is Bike Month in New York City, and there's no better way to start the celebration off than a ride for charity. Kids of Courage, a charity dedicated to helping children and young adults with serious medical diagnoses conquer the challenges of their illnesses with fun and adventure, is hosting the first annual Bike For Courage Five Boro Bike Tour this Sunday, May 2nd.
This ride is specifically adapted for ten children with life-threatening conditionas ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Boob Tube on Apr 29, 2010 |
Old is the new... well, new it would seem by current trends in television. Hot on the tails of Betty White's upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live is a new reality show about nine retirees living in a gated community in Arizona called Sunset Daze. Ranging in ages from 61 to 74, the senior citizens of this show are trying out some new leases on life, from dating to sky diving.
This has the potential to be as bad as any reality show about rich ... Read More
She & Him, the beautiful, magical music duo comprised of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, are going on a summer tour after a string of successful shows this year at Coachella and SXSW. The tour will be in support of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, Volume Two, which debuted at number 6 on the Billboard Top 200.
Volume Two has been on repeat at the BUST office, and we can't wait until our June/July music issue, which features She & Him on the ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Feminizzle on Apr 29, 2010 |
Tonight is the 34th annual Take Back the Night event, a nighttime vigil and march that takes place worldwide to shatter the silence surrounding sexual and physical violence against women. In the United States, dozens of local Take Back the Nights will begin at 9pm (6pm PST), with ten locations holding special candlelight vigils to illuminate the darkness of abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
Take Back the Night was first practiced in 1976 at the ... Read More