BY Mary Rockcastle in General on Apr 21, 2014 |
If you haven’t heard of Cat Cafés, let me just let you in on this little bit of joy right now; it's a café, wait for it, where you get to hang with cats.
I KNOW RIGHT?! If you’re thinking, “Where have these been all my life?” or "Now I can stop trying to pet the strays on my street" you are definitely not alone. Cat Cafés started in Taiwan in the late 90's and became famous in Japan circa 2004. This unique ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg in Music Stuff on Apr 18, 2014 |
Get your girl band on this Saturday, April 19, for Record Store Day in New York City and across the country. The day promotes what record shops do best: provide rare goods for the hungriest fans to slobber over. You might be able to order pork soup buns online these days, but the stuff we're about to tell you about is available exclusively at independent retailers on Record Store Day. Find your participating store here and you'll go from "But it's my ... Read More
BY Elle Brosh in Music Stuff on Apr 18, 2014 |
Tune in musical folks - we have some good news for the busted guitar stuffed in the back of your closet, begging to be united with your once curious fingers. Owners of Brooklyn Lutherie, Mamie Minch and Chloe Swantner, run the only female-owned, and staffed stringed-instrument repair shop in all of New York City and Brooklyn. These two highly masterful ladies have dedicated their expertise to meeting the needs of your precious instruments. Brooklyn Lutherie offers ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle in Style File on Mar 21, 2014 |
Are you soaking in the bliss of a recent engagement? Does your big day loom just around the corner, yet you're still on the hunt for some sudden inspiration? Have we got the event for you.
Toasted Brooklyn is New York City’s largest indie wedding event and it’s hitting Greenpoint, Brooklyn on April 13th, 2014.
Not looking forward to the flood of spring nuptials you’ll have to attend that will all look exactly the same? Neither are we. It ... Read More
Alright-alright-alright! Here’s your mid-week jam, folks. We know Thursdays can be difficult, so on the off-chance that you need a pick-me-up, Brooklyn-based dj Dirtyfinger has shared with the world his Nip Slip 003, the new R&B playlist:
Dirtyfinger's dj-ed our BUST Craftacular in the past, so we can vouch for his vibe. It’s likely this mix will keep us going right through hump-day through the big ... Read More
BY Emma Pacchiana in Movies on Feb 07, 2014 |
Today at 2 p.m., the Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAMcinématek kicks off "Vengeance Is Hers," a showcase of 20 classic female revenge films. The series spans genres, decades, and continents, so there's something for everyone - but if you're having trouble picking the one (...or two, or five) flick(s) to catch, here's a quick breakdown of this week's offerings. Tickets and screening information are available at the website above.
Friday, Feb 7, 2 & 7 ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Boob Tube on Jan 27, 2014 |
Just a quick note: here in Girls Recap Land, we recap the most recent episodes...which means that there will be many, many spoilers. If you have not yet seen the episode and you care about the purity of your experience, we suggest that you don’t read the following, because it will, quite literally, be a play-by-play. K? K.
Marnie—poor, long-suffering, couch-crashing Marnie—is running stairs, chugging banana-coconut smoothies, and listening ... Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman in Music Stuff on Jan 21, 2014 |
No need to refresh your browser- this is not an editing error or a dream-like illusion of your feminist imagination. Musical heroines Pussy Riot will perform in Amnesty International's Bringing Human Rights Home concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on February 5.
"We are happy to support Amnesty International's work on behalf of human rights and political prisoners," said Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, the two ... Read More
BY Michelle Beiter in Movies on Jan 15, 2014 |
Attention everyone: the girls are back in town (did they ever leave?). The Brooklyn Academy of Music will be hosting a film series entitled "Vengeance is Hers" from February 7-18. Get ready for this tribute to some of the greatest roles written for women in film history:
"From screwball proto-feminism to witchy gothic horror to cerebral auteurist classics, this series gathers some of cinema’s most unforgettable heroines and anti-heroines as they seize ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Boob Tube on Jan 13, 2014 |
Girls premiered last night!! So, let’s talk about it, because we're girls! Er, women. Ladies? Oh, for the love of Pete, let’s just stare at Julianna Margulies’s Golden Globes look for at least 30 seconds because it is the best thing.
Feeling better? Me too. Onward!
The sun rises on our four protagonists: Hannah’s comfortably entwined with Adam, Shoshanna’s extracting herself from a random’s bunk bed (don’t ... Read More