BY Mary S in Artsy on Nov 11, 2010 |
Plan your weekends in advance and make a date for an art-fueled night in a majestic Brooklyn setting. The Physical Center, a London-based "multimodal arts program" will arrive at Williamsburg's Saint Cecilia's (former) convent and art space for a night of DJs, video and performance art, and large scale architectural pieces. Featuring the works of Brooklynites Jenn Brehm, Jonathan Ehrenberg, Kerry Downey, iO Tillett Wright, the show will raise many for two ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Feminizzle on Nov 10, 2010 |
As the New York Times continues to worry about me even more than my mother does, concerns over a generation, drifting are also being voiced by feminists--with baby-boomers who defined themselves in active protest often left perplexed by twenty-somethings who define themselves in semi-anonymous blog posts. The generation gap is widening when it comes to reproductive rights in particular, and it's true that today both abortion clinics and ... Read More
BY Molly Labell in General on Nov 05, 2010 |
Have you checked out “Circus” on PBS yet? The new documentary, aired as six hour-long episodes, gives viewers a glimpse of the clown alleys and sawdust floors behind the Big Apple Circus.
The men get more airtime during the first episode than the women, and only one of the ten featured performers on PBS’s website is a woman, but the hard-working ladies of the Big Apple are depicted as disciplined and devoted to their craft. ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Artsy on Nov 05, 2010 |
The first time I met Michele Carlo was at the Moth. We were in line at the Bitter End; I'd seen her perform and introduced myself as a newbie. "Storytellers are the best group of people," she told me. "Come out with us after the show." At that point, Michele had been telling stories in New York for more than a decade. She'd been a performer since college, where she was in with the Lower East Side's hip, arty crowd. She'd created a burlesque show around a character ... Read More
BY Mary S in Boob Tube on Nov 04, 2010 |
Black women have long been part of rock music’s cultural landscape, from Lauryn Hill to Betty Davis to Tina Turner to Missy Elliot. But mention people who rock, and black girls will rarely show up at the top of a list most likely populated by aging white dudes with expensive guitars. Black Girls Rock Inc., a New York based non-profit whose mission it is to empower young women of color through mentorship, arts education, cultural exploration and public service ... Read More
BY Molly Labell in General on Nov 04, 2010 |
The world’s oldest person, Eugenie Blanchard, died earlier today in St. Bart’s at the age of 114, according to The Huffington Post. The Caribbean super-centenarian was also the world’s oldest nun. The woman to hold the title before Blanchard, Kama Chinen of Japan, died six months ago to the day. Have you ever noticed how the world’s oldest people keep…dying? Weird!
It is possible that Blanchard’s vocation ... Read More
BY caroline in Style File on Nov 02, 2010 |
Some street style I shot while visiting a friend in Boston. I really want to go back, I had such a lovely time.
Maybe it's because I've spent the last four years here but Fall in New York looks nothing like Fall in Boston. The trees turn such beautiful colors- saffrons, rich magentas and emeralds- I kind of wanted to eat the leaves. Or take them home with me and stare at the pretty colors all day long.
But I've digressed- back to street style! ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Eat Me on Nov 01, 2010 |
I am a blog test. nothing to see here people just move along.
BUST MAGAZINE CHRISTMAS CRAFTACULAR 2010SUNDAY NOVEMBER 28 2010Shop, craft, dance... and make merry!12pm-6pmYork Hall, 5-15 Old Ford Road, London E2 9PJ
1 minute from Bethnal Green tube stationShop at over 70 stalls of the hottest in handmade.test.
Craft a Christmas bauble with The Make Lounge, crochet a moustache with Prick Your Finger* – plus pom-poms to Make and Do with Perri and a ... Read More