BY Web Intern in General on Jun 15, 2009 |
Need a mid-june feminist booster shot? Get those creative wheels turning and your blood pumping with the Brooklyn Museum's Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video exhibition . It's been open since May and will run through January, and focuses on new videos by feminist artists who continue the tradition of their 70's counterparts.
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BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Jun 15, 2009 |
The indomitable Grace Jones is currently on tour. The impossibly glamorous, hell-raising performer is kicking ass and taking names all across Europe. She's even deigning to visit Hollywood for you west-coasters!
Reviewer David Taylor writes of her show: 'I can safely say that there aren't any other gigs I've witnessed when the highlight of the evening involved a 60-year-old ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Jun 12, 2009 |
I'm sure many of you have heard of Fuck My Life, where people talk about the shitty and degrading things that have happened to them, or Texts From Last Night, which is exactly what it sounds like. And though these brief anecdotes range from humorous to embarrassing, neither of them are quite as uplifting as Gives Me Hope, where people write inspiring snippets of he good the everyday person is capable of.
This is one of my favorites: My father was diagnosed with ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Feminizzle on Jun 12, 2009 |
A young couple in Canada decided they don't want to have more than two kids, but their doctor won't perform a tubal ligation.
Tarrah Seymour is 21 and pregnant with her second child. She and her husband, Adam Sylvester, who is 23, know they don't want to have any more children, so they asked the OB/GYN, Dr. Kayode Ayodele, to perform the sterilization during Seymour's planned C-section. He refused because of their ages, claiming Seymour might ''get involved ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Jun 12, 2009 |
Performance/video artist Patty Chang, who once recreated a Bruce Lee fight scene and portrayed a Chinese contortionist, has a new exhibition in New York.
The main video of her exhibit is ''The Product Love,'' which tells the story of the real-life meeting of Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong and German critic Walter Benjamin. The two met when Benjamin was interviewing Wong, who had escaped to Germany to avoid the racist typecasting of American film. Chang's ... Read More