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Go see Claw Money's first solo gig! It opens tonight, with an event from 7-10 pm. It's at Eastern District in Brooklyn (43 Bogart St - take the L train to Morgan Ave). The show runs until May 12th, but if you go tonight you get to meet the artist ... Read More

Amy Reeder Hadley

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

Amy Reeder Hadley is the artist on DC/Vertigo Comics' monthly book Madame Xanadu, one of the few titles in the line focused on a female lead character. Madame Xanadu moves through history, using magic to insinuate herself into various events familiar and strange. She has run-ins with everyone from Merlin to Marie Antoinette, and even has a showdown of sorts with everyone's favorite Vertigo character, Death. Hadley was just nominated for her first Eisner award ... Read More
I previously wrote about Sundance sensation Precious a few months ago, and now it's been announced that it's going to play at zee most fantastique festival ever, Cannes. In fact, it's not just playing at Cannes — after all, even Jerry Seinfeld in a bee suit can get press on La Croisette — but it's the only movie from the U.S. competing for the prestigious "Un Certain Regard" award. Check out the official line-up at Variety, or read more at the ... 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

Words On Water

BY Web Intern in Artsy |

In the mood for some politically charged poetry? Then be sure to check out Tapped Out: Words on the Water Crisis at the Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery ) in NYC this Saturday.The show - organized by BUST writer and Poetic People Power founder Tara Bracco - will premiere seven new commissioned poems about the water crisis - privatization of water, scarcity of the resource and the dangers facing fresh water.The event will feature several of the city's best ... Read More

More Knitta, Please

BY Web Intern in Artsy |

I hadn't heard much lately about Knitta Please, so I was super stoked to hear the crew of 'guerilla' knitters that has been tagging up city light poles, signs, benches, and whatever else they can get their stitches on since 2005, is still at it. The group 'of ladies of all ages, nationalities, and... gender,' headed up by Magda Sayeg, who lives in Texas, will be covering 69 parking meter poles on Brooklyn's Montague Street with bright, hand-knit sleeves in May, as ... Read More
Ana Mouyis is an Illustrator currently living in Brooklyn in a household full of fellow artists and kindred spirits. Her work draws both on her childhood in Cyprus as well as her current life in NYC. Her work combines disparate elements for striking effect. It is both earthy and ethereal, personal and universal. She applies her drawings to a variety of media, including quilting, printmaking and animation.And now Ana talks to BUST: what is your ideal ... Read More
Your life will not be complete until you go check out Barnaby Barford 's sculptures. Exploring ''notions of lost youth'' by popping a cap in Santa's head is just warped enough to make me fall in love. I should add that the sculpture pictured is called ''Does that mean we're not getting any presents?''-Liza (photo via ... Read More
Multimedia can be tricky to pull off in the theater, but HERE Arts Center does it masterfully, especially in Christina Campanella's new production Red Fly/Blue Bottle. Eye candy, fantastically creepy music, and an expert dash of steampunk fill the stage in this deliciously haunting concert exploring what happens in the dusty parlors and back rooms of empty houses, long after the minutes have ticked away your life, stealing everyone and everything that matters. A ... Read More

Nikki Cook talks to Bust!

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

Nikki Cook, one of Bust's favorite ladies in comics, has a new book out this week. She worked on DMZ #41 with Brian Wood. It's a stand-alone issue, focusing on what happens to Zee, one of the book's lead characters, when she ventures outside the protected section of a war-torn Manhattan. Nikki did a guest spot, filling in for the book's regular artists, and she took some time to talk about it with Bust before it came out. Read on!How did you get started ... Read More