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Supporting Saberi

BY Web Intern in General |

If you've been following the news, you probably know by now that American journalist Roxana Saberi has been convicted of spying in Iran and sentenced to eight years in prison. Saberi's attorney told the Associated Press there will be an appeal.Saberi, 31, who has dual citizenship in the United States and Iran and has freelanced for NPR, FOX, and the BBC, was first arrested in January (after being detained for buying a bottle of wine), and accused of working ... Read More

Mo' Movies at the MoMA!

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Internationally acclaimed Women Make Movies filmmaker Kim Longinotto, is being honored with a 2 week exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Here's a lady getting some well-deserved recognition for her 'compelling human portraits... and compassionate treatment of difficult topics', through fearless cinema verite style from the perspective of society's unheard voices. With 14 documentaries made by Longinotto over a 30 year span, including award winning pieces ... Read More

It's About Periods

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Do you remember getting your first period? Whether it is funny, embarrassing, celebratory, or anticlimactic, most women feel their lives change in some way at that moment. But it's not very often that we talk about it, or share our first period stories with younger girls who might be anticipating menstruation with a sense of uncertainty. Eighteen-year-old editor Rachel Kauder-Nalebuff is trying to change that with My Little Red Book, an anthology of stories about ... Read More
So, last week we posted about Record Store Day , when indie music shops across the country hosted events and appearances by awesome artists. Well, that was last Saturday and while I wasn't able to go to any of the events, it looks like they were pretty fantastic.I was very upset that I couldn't go to Generation Records to see my favorite band, the Bouncing Souls, live and acoustic (*sigh*) so I thought I'd post a couple of YouTube videos of their performance. ... Read More
Celebrate the notorious filmmaker's big 6-3 by checking out his sculpture exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery . You'll find a sculpture of Ike and Tina Turner, a jar of La Mer face cream and a giant roach motel. There are also some photographs in the exhibit, so go over to the Super Touch Art website and check it out .His work is on display through the end of May, so if you're out on the West Coast and can get to the Gagosian, you should definitely go see it in ... Read More
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