BY emily dirienzo in General on Aug 11, 2010 |
It’s been a long scorcher of a summer and most of our brains have melted into a gelatinous goop that in just a few weeks we will be scraping off of the sizzling pavement to revive them for fall’s flutter. What better a way to send off the summer’s heat, and begin the quest for new, hopefully more functional, brains than a good old-fashioned game of Capture the Flag, zombie-style! This Saturday in NYC, August 14th NYCentric ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in Music Stuff on Jul 29, 2010 |
Are you missing the crazy, monotone shenanigans of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie in “Flight of the Conchords” as much as I am? Just two seasons of the quirky TV show was not enough! The duo was featured as our coverdudes in the April/May 2008 Men We Love issue, and we’re still madly in love with them.
Assuming you BUSTy ladies out there are just as obsessed as we are and happen to be in New York for the weekend (or whenever, ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in Music Stuff on May 24, 2010 |
Texas-native Sarah Jaffe is in NYC tomorrow night for a free show at the Apple Store in SoHo. She’s on tour for her Suburban Nature album release. Her folk-pop sound is a little Feist mixed with Regina Spektor, but with a more organic sound, and apparently she is awesome live!
Sarah is also playing on May 26 at Union Hall in NYC before her tour across the country supporting Lou barlow. Check out her website for dates and ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Apr 28, 2010 |
Monday, for the first time in NYC, federal prosecutors utilized the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act to convict two men with blocking the entrance of a Planned Parenthood in Manhattan.
Both men will be sentenced June 10th. They will face a maximum of six months and a maximum $10,000 fine.
In light of the circus in Oklahoma, it's nice to know that some government folks are working to make access to abortions easier.
[New York Times]
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BY Intern Leala in Artsy on Jan 12, 2010 |
Come on down and see one of NYC’s well loved “downtown darlings”! World Famous *BOB* puts on a “one man show” at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, January 24th about a girl*who had to become a drag queen*to learn how to become a woman.
The show highlights the life of a farm girl from California, who was “raised” by a pack of homosexuals, and decides her life’s destiny is to become a professional drag queen, and ... Read More
BY Intern Sheila J in Sexy on Jan 05, 2010 |
Everyone’s gotta story about their first time, no matter how awkward, horrifying, hysterical, or mind-blowing it was. And yep, even those that have sex for a living, from $2,500 high-class hookers to $25 rent boys, started somewhere.
Come laugh, come cry as sex workers tell their cherry-popping tales this Thursday, Jan. 7th, at the Happy Ending Lounge, 302 Broome St., NYC @ 8 pm.
Storytellers will read from the anthology Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and ... Read More
BY Intern Sheila J in Artsy on Nov 18, 2009 |
Here's art that moved, and will move you: Last May, Brooklyn-based artist Swoon brought art to the sea by designing three handcrafted ships. Even more impressive, the vessels are made purely from recycled trash and materials.
This past summer Swoon and a crew of more than 30 artists navigated their fleet from Slovenia to Venice, Italy, to invade the acclaimed art exhibition the Venice Biennale. The result was an imaginative, artistic endeavor - a dreamy, ... Read More