BY Charlotte Dow in Crafty on Nov 01, 2012 |
When WORN Fashion Journal was invited to visit the BUST Magazine Craftacular during World Maker Faire, we let nothing stand in our way: not the fact that popular DIY festival was being held in New York City (and Queens at that!); not the chilly weather (some Wornettes should have brought their cardigans); not even that it was being held at the New York Hall of Science, better known as the site of the 1964 World’s Fair, as seen at the ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Oct 31, 2012 |
For the third day in a row, BUST offices are closed, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. We’re hoping our fellow East Coasters are safe and sound, with electricity and a long Netflix queue to keep them warm and occupied.
I’m lucky enough to have power, and I’ve spent my hurricane days catching up on Mad Men and making cinnamon pancakes. However, many people on the East Coast are less fortunate. Whether you’re in a hard-hit city like New York ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Artsy on Oct 22, 2012 |
If you could have your bodily aromas handed to you in a vial, or even in the form of a scented candle, would you want it? Martynka Wawrzyniak, a mixed-media and performance artist known for her unique use of unusual substances in her art, decided to discover her “essence,” and cultivated it into tangible objects, as well as an art installation.
Wawrzyniak spent a year working on a project in which she acted as both an investigator ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Music Stuff on Oct 18, 2012 |
Are you a lady who plays the drums? Do you love jamming with other lady drummers? Do you love gathering with other lady drummers to celebrate lady drummers?
Tom Tom Magazine, the only publication dedicated to female drummers and beatmakers, are hosting a NYC subway station take-over by 100 lady drummers! These musicians will be performing in various subway stations on Saturday, October 20 from 5 PM to 7 PM. They will then all be uniting ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Artsy on Oct 09, 2012 |
I have been following Dame Darcy's career for several years, ever since we met on a book and music tour with Lisa Crystal Carver. Dame Darcy has been writing and illustrating a hilariously mischievous and zany comic book series called Meat Cake since those wonder years, in addition to writing music; making films, videos, dolls and crafts; performing sea shanties on a banjo while dressed as a mermaid; producing shows; painting murals; hanging out with ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Feminizzle on Sep 21, 2012 |
The New York Court of Appeals seems to think that subway masturbators are no big deal.
Last year, a man who masturbated and ejaculated on three different female subway passengers was tracked down through DNA evidence. The man, Darnell Hardware, is now out free after only one year in prison — for time served — because the Court of Appeals considers masturbating and ejaculating on someone without their consent a misdemeanor, not a felony, Gothamist ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in General on Sep 21, 2012 |
Participating comedian Meg Cupernall
With the popularity of women like Amy Poehler and Tina Fey blowing up in recent years, it’s clear that ladies have been taking the comedy world by storm. And thank goodness for that! They shine sunlight on the gloom in our lives and make us LOL through all of life’s ups and downs.
Well, if you like funny ladies and want to LYAO you can check out the She-Devil Comedy festival this October 24 ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Sep 12, 2012 |
The moment you've been waiting for has arrived: applications are now open for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 in New York City!
This year's holiday shopping extravaganza will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will feature:Two full days to sell during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.
A ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Sep 12, 2012 |
We want to say a great big early happy birthday to Girls Write Now! The first organization in the United States with a writing and mentoring model exclusively for girls, Girls Write Now celebrates its 15th anniversary on Thursday, September 20.
Girls Write Now matches high school girls from underserved neighborhoods in New York City with women professional writers as their personal mentors. In this program, mentees develop their ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Artsy on Sep 10, 2012 |
If you live in New York City and have been following the 'Free Pussy Riot!' movement as closely as we have, tonight’s the night to get involved!
Amnesty International, FreePussyRiot.org, The Voice Project, and Lombard Freid Projects have joined together for a one-night-only benefit exhibition featuring five original videos of the feminist punk collective as well as various speakers from the New York cultural community.
The ... Read More