Let's dance!

BY Team Intern in Boob Tube

pictured: Chiara Clemente on location during production of her documentary 'Our City Dreams.' creds: Theo Stanley/Di San Luca Films A super-cool series will be premiering on the Sundance Channel, highlighting some of the greatest contemporary women artists. The fabulous line-up will include: Cindy Sherman, Marina Abramovic, Agnes Martin, Ghada Amer, Joan Mitchell, Nancy Spero, Alice Neel, Kiki Smith and Swoon. The series will begin next Monday, May ... Read More

Rock on, Roller Derby

BY Web Intern in General

Roller derby has been around since the 1920s, but the sport has been experiencing a resurgence recently, with new leagues and teams hitting rinks all over the United States. In 2004, the Women's Flat Track Derby Association formed to promote the sport, and you know BUST has written about roller derby many a time. Other media outlets like CNN have also been giving these ladies some love lately. I'm not a derby chick myself, but have a lot of respect for their ... Read More

The Heart of a Woman

BY Web Intern in General

If you've grown tired of rummaging through used book stores, looking for that perfectly cheesy Harlequin romance novel just for the cover art, here's an exhibit that's just for you. In celebration of the publishing house's sixty year anniversary, Openhouse Gallery is hosting an exhibition called The Heart of a Woman of original cover art from 1949-2009. Seeing the work all together will provide commentary on the shifting image of women, sex and desire. It's ... Read More
I love me some Kim Gordon. And on May 28 I can take my fandom to a whole new level. Urban Outfitters will be auctioning off some of Kim's own clothes (as in, they hung in her amazing closet and she wore them while doing awesome Kim Gordon-type things) on their Urban Renewal Vintage eBay store. Each piece (all by Daryl K) will come with an autographed tag so you can prove to your friends that the neon pants you're wearing really did once grace the ass of the queen ... Read More
Last Sunday was our annual Spring Fling Craftacular and if you were one of the hundreds of people who waited in line for the doors to open you would agree that we had one hell of a garden party! If you don't believe us check out some the pictures taken at the event. photos Molly ... Read More
For one night only, Bump 'n' Grindhouse will take stage at Sideshows by the Seashore, part of the Coney Island USA's Burlesque at the Beach, on June 18. It will be equal parts tongue-in-cheek, blood and gore and T'n'A. An all killer-no filler event is burlesque at it's best, brought to you by some of New York's sexiest. Nudie cuties will include stars such as Weirdee Girl, Creamy Stevens, Fem Appeal, Minnie Tonka and Miss Kissy Wishes, and of course The Lady ... Read More
Satisfied shoppers at yesterday's Spring Fling Craftacular, held in Brooklyn NY. The BUST office is basking in the afterglow of the thrilling time had by all at yesterday's, Spring Fling Craftacular. From the moment the doors opened till, the last booths were disassembled and packed up, the pace was frenetic. Throughout the day thousands perused the finest wares from excellent crafters, enjoyed a rotation of live DJ's, and took in the ambiance of the venue, ... Read More
In a response to the kerfufflle set up by the new double X site where one writer slams some other feminist writers, my favorite Jezebel blogger, (and former BUST staffer) Tracie 'Slut Machine' Egan posted this hilarious Judge Judy comic  that made me crack up. JJ grills some famous feminists (and exposes their drinking habits), takes no crap, and points out that feminists don't all have to agree. Wouldn't a real life throwdown between Judge Judy and Courtney ... Read More

Way to GO, NYC!

BY Team Intern in General

(Hilary Duff at NYC Aids Walk) Yay! for all the supportive New Yorkers who raised money and participated in the 24th annual AIDS Walk for 2009! The event, which took place this weekend in and around Central Park, raised over 5.6 million and attracted more than 45,000 participants, defying the low fundraising expectations in midst of the recession. The 'event is among the greatest fundraising accomplishments ever in New York's fight against AIDS,' said Craig R. ... Read More
Dalia Grybauskaite cinched nearly 70% of the vote for the presidential elections in Lithuania. Grybauskaite has been the European Commissioner responsible for Financial Programming and Budget since 2004. An unprecedented 51% of registered voters turned out for this election, making it possible for Grybauskaite to secure the presidency in the first round of elections in a system where two rounds is usually required. Despite her great achievements and ... Read More