Friday is the first official day of summer, the bonafide best season to be in New York City. The options are limitless and also truly overwhelming. One of my crown jewel summer activities is the Mermaid Parade, the nation’s largest art parade, now in its 31st year. On the first Saturday of the summer, Coney [...]
Every year, the NYC chapter of Women, Action and the Media (WAM!) gathers up an awesome array of progressive women journalists and media makers for a “prom,” a party full of mashups, wicked time-period costumes, and revelry. Folks, especially women and/or feminists, working in progressive media certainly need some unabashed party time. This Friday, we are [...]
SRB Brooklyn presents Donuts Are Forever 7 – a fundraiser for the Donuts Are Forever Scholarship Fund (RIP J DILLA). Featuring our LLady (aka Ladies Lotto Member) DJ Tara and DJ’s Center, Parler, Tara, Stylus and Shawn Dub. Special guest – DJ Just Blaze and host Fresh Daily Sunday, February 17, 2013 8 PM. Tickets [...]
The ladies of Curly Girl Collective (CGC) are tackling the male perspective of his female counterpart’s natural hair journey with an event entitled Mane Attraction: His Voice, Her Hair on October 14th.
According to the new book “Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life,” the answer is yes. Author Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Executive Editor of Feministing.com, provides an alternative to your typical dating books which tell women that they must be bitches, that we are from another planet or that we must settle for Mister Aight. Outdated analyzes how [...]
Brown Girls Burlesque presents SOLID GOLD!, a tribute to a sparkly, spandex-y era of TV countdowns and incredibly saucy dance moves. Dig up your sequin sweatbands and shimmy out to Coney Island this Thursday, September 29 at 9 p.m. for the magic! Your SOLID GOLD dancers: Chicava HoneyChild ExHOTic Other Essence Revealed jazabel jade With [...]
Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely ladies of the Band “Open Ocean”. The Brooklyn-based girl Group consists of Susan from Texas on keyboard, Sarah from Nashville, Tennessee on guitar, Jill from Los Angeles on bass and Angelina from Williamsburg, Virginia on drums. The Ladies were soft spoken, down-to-earth, sweet and I [...]
In conjunction with the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and Brooklyn Bodega, The powerHouse Arena and powerHouse Books will celebrate the release of Back in the Days Remix: The 10th Anniversary Edition with an exhibition of Jamel Shabazz’s seminal street photography and a group show of hip hop inspired art curated by Mighty Tanaka Gallery and [...]
2 months ago The Yours Truly clothing brand opened up Shop in Bushwick Brooklyn! The 1st saturday of July the lovely ladies of this store will be throwing a POOL PARTY! on July the 2nd from 1pm to 9pm. Dj Elle Eddie IXL will be spinning! Yours Truly Store 1007 Broadway Brooklyn New York J [...]
Last night the young men of Stuff Fly People Like celebrated their 3rd year anniversary and boy did this event bring out the style savants.
Effervescently welcoming is the feeling that came over me when walking through the doorway, into the lavender oasis of Yours Truly. Jenny Musitano who is the founder of the clothing line , opened the doors to it’s 1st shop in Bushwick , Brooklyn this past Saturday ( May 7).
A Dance Benefit for Japan on Saturday March 26th at Trophy Bar with a multi-DJ bash to help raise funds, giving the door as a donation. The cover is $10, with each guest also scoring a raffle ticket for one of several prizes. Doors open at 7 p.m.