BY Maggie Carr
on Mar 03, 2014
Our current cover lady, the magical, hippie-dippie, wise-beyond-her-years Shailene Woodley is also starring as ass-kicking heroine Beatrice (Tris) Prior in the upcoming Divergent.
The movie looks awesome. Set in a future dystopia--reminiscent of the middle school favorite The Giver and ever popular, ever awesome The Hunger Games--Divergent takes place in a society divided into 5 factions defined by virtues. At the age of 16, teenagers ... Read More
Crazy talented singer-songwriter Casey Dinkin is releasing her debut album, Right Now For Now on July 28th, and boy, has she earned her stripes. Her "catchy…clever songs" (Times Union) meld soul, pop and folk influences into a soulful, melodic sound that has captured a devoted fan base. Through a successful Kickstarter campaign, they raised $10,000 in order to make this album happen, and that's a lot of love.
Since then Dinkin has been featured ... Read More
BY Amalia Graziani
on Jul 03, 2013
In the relatively peaceful world of crafting, Design Wars is a rapidly expanding crochet design competition that is redefining the way artists engage with what they make.
If you haven't seen it yet, let us fill you in: Creator Salena Baca brings together a carefully selected group of crochet designers, each of whom are recognized for exceptional mastery in their craft, to compete in a series of challenges. She also features interviews with venerable ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
in Music Stuff
on Jun 17, 2013
David Grubin’s Downtown Express may not open until June 25th, but its musical score is already making waves. The film follows a promising Julliard violin student who falls for a street performer and joins her band. When the musicians happen to be played by Philippe Quint and Nellie McKay, it’s easy to see how critics are falling for this film.
If you don’t already know and love Nellie McKay as the magical puff of feminist fairy dust that ... Read More
BY Sam Garcia
in Music Stuff
on Apr 24, 2013
We love folk band The Looking over here at BUST, so were stoked when we heard they're releasing a new album. In fact, we're so excited that we're giving away two free tickets to their release party in New York!
The Looking will celebrate their new album Songs for a Traveler at Bowery Electric on Friday, April 26 at 8pm. Loudboy will open at 7pm, led by John Andrews (Botanica, Angela McCluskey, Morley) and featuring Brian Viglione (The ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Mar 18, 2013
The movie version of Les Misérables was arguably the most talked-about release of the season. The awards! The barricades! The weeping! The screlting! Anne Hathaway's new do!
If you haven't had a chance to see this epic movie (or if you've already seen it and love it), now's your chance to win a free DVD. To win your very own copy, please do the following:
1. Comment below with your favorite movie musical. (Singin' in the Rain, anyone?)
2. Send your commenter ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
in Music Stuff
on Nov 06, 2012
We're pretty excited about the Tinderbox Music Festival happening this weekend (and featuring CocoRosie, the super-talented gals pictured above). So excited, in fact, that we're giving away a pair of tickets to this awesome concert to one lucky BUST reader and a friend.
To enter, please send your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Tinderbox." The winner will be chosen on Friday, November 9th at 12 PM EST.
Even if ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Sep 25, 2012
On shelves today: The Blessed, the first book in a new young adult thriller trilogy by Tonya Hurley, author of the ghostgirl series!
Here’s the official book description: “A re-imagined redemption remix following three wayward teenage girls in Brooklyn that draws on the earliest martyrdom legends of St. Lucy, St. Cecelia and St. Agnes, The Blessed is a dark and gritty supernatural romance that puts an ancient twist on modern love and ... Read More
Summer is undoubtedly the season for music festivals, but if for whatever reason you aren’t able to make it to see your favorite artists perform while you bask in the sun sipping overpriced beer--don’t fret! With some imagination (and a little luck), you and your friends could be listening to your favorite music while working on your tan in no time. Enter our giveaway contest and you’ll have a chance to win a new TPS Portable stereo speaker by ... Read More
in Style File
on Jan 23, 2012
BUST Magazine is teaming up with saucy Parisian sister brands Locher's and Maude & Tilda to give one lucky winner a prize package full of naughty jewelry and edgy eco-friendly tote bags!Nicole Locher opened her design atelier in 2005, taking inspiration from flea market found objects in Paris and London. The basic concept behind her vintage yet modern designs is "perversions with a touch of class."
This giveaway is now ... Read More