BY Intern Tessa in Artsy on Jul 03, 2012 |
The Whitney Museum of American Art will present the exhibit Yayoi Kusama, about the avante-garde, extremely original artist of the same name's development over six decades. She worked in Japan and the United States. It will start on July 12 and run until September 30th.
This woman’s middle name is versatile. She paints, draws, sculpts, creates films, performs, and immerses you in the art, taking you to the place she has created. Her pieces are unique, to ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Eat Me on Jul 03, 2012 |
With Fourth of July celebrations coming up tomorrow, we know you’re excited and hungry. And on that note, we are providing you with some food ideas for your barbecues and other forms of celebration. We picked up these delicious, simple recipes for veggies, ribs, sauce and dessert from different websites, so feel free to head over to their pages for print outs. If you're only looking to browse, check out their directions we've included below. Eat like an ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in General on Jul 03, 2012 |
Spoiler alert: if you have been living under a rock and have not yet read or watched Harry Potter, first of all, I don’t know what you’re waiting for, and second of all, you probably shouldn’t read this blog. It contains spoilers, and I wouldn’t want to ruin the amazing experience that you can have as soon as you’re done chillin’ with worms. Not that I’m judging.
We ride-or-die Harry Potter fans know all about Lord ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Feminizzle on Jul 03, 2012 |
Hey there fellow NYCers-- are you a community member, a community organizer, or an activist? Do you dislike all kinds of oppression, enjoy food, and appreciate art? If so, let me draw your attention to a place you should be visiting on the regular: Bluestockings, a radical bookstore, fair trade café, and activist center on the Lower East Side.Want an empowering book? You’ll find it here. Been meaning to brush up on your gender studies or ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Feminizzle on Jun 25, 2012 |
Islam is a topic that triggers a variety of reactions and questions from people in the West, especially in regard to the role of women who practice the religion. Today, The National, a publication that “tells the story of the Middle East as seen through the region’s eyes," featured an opinion piece by Sahar Khan, where she discusses the Western misconception that Islam oppresses women. She points out that, first of all, the ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Music Stuff on Jun 19, 2012 |
When I think of punk music, my mind’s eye is flooded with images of white males jumping around with spikes on their belts, heavy boots, and an anarchist patches safety pinned onto their jeans. But recently, black women have become a presence on the punk scene as well, and they are owning it just as much as any testosterone filled mosher.
Local band TheDeathSet has taken notice of this, and made a mini documentary about the new development. The ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Feminizzle on Jun 19, 2012 |
Flappers knew how to get dolled up and keep it copacetic in the 20s, and today we love them just as much as they would have wanted us to. Besides partying and staying in style, these ladies created a whole new language so catchy that a lot of it stuck around until today. We all know that the Real McCoy is the cat’s pajamas, not to take any wooden nickels, and that no one likes a wet blanket. But do you know what “Butt me” or “Oh, ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Music Stuff on Jun 18, 2012 |
If you’re looking for new music this summer to enjoy as you tan and barbecue, let us suggest previously unreleased tracks from Can, the amazing German experimental rock band from the 60s and 70s. These new songs will make you dance and give you the boost of energy you'll need to haul your surfboard down to the shore.All the songs were taken from 30 hours of master tapes, found in the band’s studio. They are completed works which were not previously ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Music Stuff on Jun 12, 2012 |
YOU OUGHTA KNOW that Alanis Morissette’s new single “Guardian” is here. It’s a precursor to her album that’s dropping in August by the name of Havoc and Bright Lights. And if you love Alanis you probably know that on June 19th she is giving a TimesTalk. But if that isn’t enough for you, you can pre-party as well.
It’s been 17 years since Jagged Little Pill came out. Can you believe it? “Ironic”, “Hand ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Crafty on Jun 12, 2012 |
Our Craftacular event at The Seed is coming up, and the vendors are getting ready to lure you over to their tables with their gorgeous and delicious goodies. Today we’re giving mad respect to The Fuzzy Bunny and looking forward to the tantalizing smells of their vegan bath and body products, like the White Tea and Ginger Soap, Lemon Blossom Soy Candle, and Berry Plum Lip Balm. We are also excitedly anticipating their handspun fiber and vegan yarn, colored ... Read More