BY Laurie in General on Nov 09, 2008 |
Seems like every teenage girl in America is crazy for the Twilight books and the movie that's being released in a few weeks, a quick search of the internets and you will find thousands of fan sites for the sexy vampire Edward and his family of blood suckers. But what is it about this genre and especially this series that appeals to their moms as well? I found one site that was particularly fascinating, TwilightMoms.com , run by...wait for it... a Mormon mom who's ... Read More
BY Mollie Wells in General on Nov 09, 2008 |
Even after an election week rife with the almost ethereal reality of change (save, of course, for these soul-crushing blows in California, Florida and Arizona), the story of one small-town Oregon mayoral race glimmers with a special sort of triumph.
Silverton, Oregon, population 9588, has just elected America's first openly transgender-identified mayor.His name is Stu Rasmussen--and yes, he uses male pronouns. He's also been known to refer to himself as a ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Nov 07, 2008 |
One of the most influential fashion pioneers work is now available at the wonderful de Young museum in San Francisco. Visit the exhibit from November 1, 2008 through April 5, 2009 to view the designs and genius of Yves Saint ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Nov 07, 2008 |
This ought to be a great show, one of my fave bands, Brooklyn's own Asobi Seksu (check out their brilliant cover graphics), is playing with The Jealous Girlfriends this Saturday at Santos party House, 100 Lafayette St. NYC $12. For upcoming UK tour dates, click ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Nov 06, 2008 |
The Queen's Company has been operating since 2000, producing work that puts a spin on classical theatre. Committed to its vision, this brilliantly talented all-female company weaves in worldly influences and inspiration, making their work even more impressive.
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is the company's newest project, incorporating lip-synced musical numbers and wit. It is scheduled to open to playgoers Saturday, November 8. No doubt, it will be ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Nov 06, 2008 |
What Mick Jagger is to rock 'n' roll, Sarah Kramer is to the vegan lifestyle, so N.Y.C. veg heads are all a-flutter getting ready for her meet-and-greet party at 7pm tonight. She's in town promoting her swell new pocket-sized cookbook Vegan A Go-Go! and the event at cruelty-free footwear paradise Moo Shoes (78 Orchard St. NYC) promises not only an opportunity to get her Jane Hancock on your copy, but will have delish vegan eats as well. So get there early ... Read More
BY Susan in General on Nov 05, 2008 |
'The Clockwork Cabaret' are a couple of ladies called 'The Davenport Sisters' who do a weekly Steampunk radio program that airs in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The radio show is also a podcast which you can download on their website . The show revolved around these two sisters, their adventures and their intriguing lives as originators and progressors of steam punk trends in their area. They create an entire persona and back story that fits into both the content ... Read More