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Tonight's the night! The first large scale Louisiana Bounce party is set to take Bushwick by storm at The Morgan. BUST faves Nicky da B and Rusty Lazer, along with Heather Loop, House of Ladosha, and Shane Shane, are all coming at ya with the bootiest bounciest beats. Sponsored by BUST, Candy Rain, du:Heart, and Earmilk, tonight promises to deliver. The event is 18 and up with a $10 cover ($7 if you're wearing booty shorts!)   If you can't make it tonight, don't fret. There's another can't-miss bounce party this Sunday at the Morgan.

I often fantasize what it'd be like if I had some direct connection to Hillary Clinton. Like, if she was my aunt or a close family friend and I could call her up anytime I needed advice or a letter of recommendation or wanted to sound off on a dude pulling Typical Man bs.    While having Hillary's phone number in my contact list is only a pipe dream, this new tumblr plays off the Texts From... meme and imagines what it'd be like if we could take a glimpse into her text inbox. I guess for now that's just going to have to do.

Keith Apicary showed up to an open audition for Kimberly Cole's music video and upstaged a room full of professionals. This video combines my love of silly uninhibited dancing, underdogs, Sega Dreamcast references, and Capri Sun.  [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IixQox4rhEw 425x344] Well I'm stealing some moves from this guy. He's got mad swag. Turns out this ain't his first rodeo either. Keith Apicary is the b-boy alter ego of UCB comedian Nathan Barnatt. If you can't get enough of his sick skills, check out his video for Yelle's Comme Un Enfant (Freaks Remix).

Last month, everyone's favorite dance-punk band Gossip released "Perfect World", the first track off their newest album A Joyful Noise. With it's electro-disco vibes, the catchy tune finds the band sounding poppier than ever before. Check out the brand new music video for "Perfect World" here:    Directed by Price James, the video (shot in a London medieval church) draws inspiration from sources as varied as Renaissance paintings and the Wizard of Oz.

The title of this HBO documentary would have you believe that Dolores Hart’s toughest choice was leaving Hollywood (and Elvis) for life on a Benedictine Abbey. However, this short film actually highlights the many personal sacrifices she, and every woman on the Abbey, have made to become nuns. God is the Bigger Elvis charts Dolores’ life from Hollywood starlet to Mother Prioress, the second-highest ranking nun at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Connecticut. In 1959, at the height of her stardom, Dolores took a trip to the Abbey to relax from a role on Broadway.

It must be nice to have friends like Betty White. Seriously, the lady's 90 years old and is still making me laugh. The latest proof of her impenetrable aura of cool: she got Elton John a crocodile for his birthday a few weeks ago, the Huffington Post reports. Now now now. Before you animal lovers get upset at the thought of the flamboyant pop crooner (or anyone, for that matter) actually owning  a crocodile, let me explain. An animal lover herself, White decided to sponsor a crocodile at the Los Angeles Zoo on Elton John's behalf.

You would never listen to the Screaming Females if you required calm — if you wanted to be reassured that the world is stable and the ground is level. But their fifth album, Ugly, manages to blend their signature eeriness with catchy, genre-spanning melodies to evoke something both deeply unnerving and intensely satisfying.  In the opener, “It All Means Nothing,” frontwoman Marissa Paternoster immediately grabs your attention with her inimitable vibrato—which comes not only from her voice, but her dueling guitar.

Eyes Right: Confessions from a Woman Marine is Tracy Crow’s candid account of her experience as one of few female Marines in the 1980s. Crow joins the military in an attempt to find the structure and discipline she needs to stay sober and productive. Instead, she winds up sacrificing her own happiness and endangering her health in order to meet the rigorous standards of an institution where sexism abounds. Growing up with an alcoholic and abusive father, Crow’s childhood was marked by instability.

Permanent Wave, we love you. The Brooklyn-based network of feminist artists and activists is on-point again, this time throwing a benefit show for the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. The show, which features bands PS XO, Mitten, Magnetic Island, and Desert Sharks, starts at 8:30 tonight.  Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls is a non-profit program that teaches young women to play instruments, while instilling them with the confidence necessary to succeed in other aspects of their life.

The world of pop art is a boy's club. Think Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, those 1960s superstars that catapulted the pop genre into the realm of fine art. Well look out, boys, there's a new girl in town. Robin Antar, a Brooklyn-based sculptor, is not actually new on the scene; she's been active and exhibiting her work for over  20 years. This spring, Antar will become the first female artist to exhibit at New York's POP International Galleries. A staple of the downtown gallery scene, POP is a fun, focused experience that can now add increasingly female-friendly to its resume.
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