BY Sarah J. in Artsy on Nov 08, 2008 |
What better way to depict the terrifying downward spiral of mental illness than in a graphic novel?
Nate Powell 's story of a brother and sister dealing with schizophrenia is both heartrending and beautiful. Ruth and Perry are both haunted by visions and compulsions, but as they grow older one gets worse and one gets better.
Powell's art captures the loss of control and the visions of the characters in surrealist black-and-white, rendering even a frog and the ... Read More
BY Maggie in Style File on Nov 07, 2008 |
I'm so sick of reading about the distaste that some idiots had on Michelle Obama 's outfit on the night of her husband's historical victory. As I saw it, the modified version of the Narcisco Rodriguez's dress was showing off her confidence in not being pigeonholed into wearing those lame-ass, boring suit-dresses. We still have ways to go, but I think it's awesome that powerful women are getting closer to be being on the same playing field as men, but why do ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Nov 07, 2008 |
One of the most influential fashion pioneers work is now available at the wonderful de Young museum in San Francisco. Visit the exhibit from November 1, 2008 through April 5, 2009 to view the designs and genius of Yves Saint ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Nov 07, 2008 |
This ought to be a great show, one of my fave bands, Brooklyn's own Asobi Seksu (check out their brilliant cover graphics), is playing with The Jealous Girlfriends this Saturday at Santos party House, 100 Lafayette St. NYC $12. For upcoming UK tour dates, click ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Nov 06, 2008 |
The Queen's Company has been operating since 2000, producing work that puts a spin on classical theatre. Committed to its vision, this brilliantly talented all-female company weaves in worldly influences and inspiration, making their work even more impressive.
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is the company's newest project, incorporating lip-synced musical numbers and wit. It is scheduled to open to playgoers Saturday, November 8. No doubt, it will be ... Read More
BY Susan in Crafty on Nov 06, 2008 |
Time is running out! There is only one day left to apply for BUST Magazine's N.Y.C Holiday Craftacular! So don't be silly, get your application in now! Go here: http://www.bust.com/Craftacular/Apply-NYC.html To apply for N.Y.C.!
You do not want to be left out of the biggest, best and most bad-ass craft fair in the country. And guess what? If you are lucky enough to reside on the warmer West Coast then you have ONE MORE WEEK to apply for our first ever L.A. ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Nov 06, 2008 |
What Mick Jagger is to rock 'n' roll, Sarah Kramer is to the vegan lifestyle, so N.Y.C. veg heads are all a-flutter getting ready for her meet-and-greet party at 7pm tonight. She's in town promoting her swell new pocket-sized cookbook Vegan A Go-Go! and the event at cruelty-free footwear paradise Moo Shoes (78 Orchard St. NYC) promises not only an opportunity to get her Jane Hancock on your copy, but will have delish vegan eats as well. So get there early ... Read More
BY Team Intern in Feminizzle on Nov 06, 2008 |
If you're like most women who grew up post-Title IX, you probably had some pretty good opportunities to play sports in high school and college. However, Title IX is still a controversial issue as many people believe boy's sports suffer from the policy of ensuring equal resources for athletes of both genders.
The fact is, many schools around the country, girls still have less equipment, fewer teams, inferior facilities or less time dedicated to their sports teams ... Read More
BY Dawn in Music Stuff on Nov 05, 2008 |
Falling in love with these kids just never gets ... Read More