BY Emily Rems in Feminizzle on Sep 10, 2008 |
Did anyone else out there read Eve Ensler's lacerating indictment of Sarah Palin this week in the Huffington Post ? If you missed it, here's a juicy excerpt:
'I don't like raging at women. I am a Feminist and have spent my life trying to build community, help empower women and stop violence against them. It is hard to write about Sarah Palin. This is why the Sarah Palin choice was all the more insidious and cynical. The people who made this choice count on the ... Read More
BY Lisa in General on Sep 09, 2008 |
My brother is pretty awesome and always tips me off to rad bands way before I ever would've heard about them. This weekend he dished the goods: Dreamdate is a two-gal-one-guy trio from Oakland, California and I can't stop listening to the tracks on their MySpace page. Luckily there's six of em up so I haven't memorized all the words. Yet. It's sweet-dreams indie pop at its finest, lo-fi love songs that remind me of The Aislers Set (one of my fave bands of the ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Sep 09, 2008 |
Feeling burnt out from Fashion Week? Well here is a great way to top off the week, Alison Goldfrapp is bringing her ethereal sounds to the states for a mini tour- I'll be going to the friday show at the ever so swanky Radio City. I have it on good authority that she puts on an amazing show, and the outfits should be interesting too.
September 12 Radio City Music Hall New York, NY
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BY Dawn in General on Sep 08, 2008 |
I was cruising the Girl Wide Web looking for some new online stores, when I stumbled upon Vanessa Jean . She makes handmade purses, wallets, and bags out of...DUCT TAPE. Some of the items are super cute. Have to admit...I'm totally impressed!!! I have duct tape in my apartment at all times. Always the easiest bootleg quick fix it for your house hold needs, but who knew that it was also handy for lookin' good?!
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BY Sarah J. in Music Stuff on Sep 07, 2008 |
New Orleans has been dealt yet another blow this past week with Hurricane Gustav's visit to the Gulf Coast, but one of the best ways to help the city heal has always been contributing to its musicians.
One of the most unique acts in the city, the New Orleans Bingo! Show, is visiting New York for three shows at Spiegelworld this week, and I can't think of a better setting to see this vaudeville/cabaret/carnival/lounge/performance art act. If you love old jazz, ... Read More