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In just a little over a week, BUST will be hosting a giant BUST Magazine Craftacular at the World Maker Faire at the old World's Fairgrounds. But in addition to the usual dancing/djs/delicious craft shopping goodness, at this event we'll also be having a sweet Stitch 'n BUST area, where you can sit at picnic benches or on picnic blankets and stitch away on your own projects, or use one of the Sublime Stitching kits we have to give away, or some of the Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller yarn provided by Red Heart.

I'm in LA right now working on our very special December issue, and man is it nice here! How do you California people stand it? It's always so NICE here!?? I could get used to this. Anyway, came across this ridiculous video for my fave new song off the latest Weezer album, featuring those lovable Jackasses; it's dudes being dudes, and it's pretty awesome. [video:http://www.youtube.

Today's Groupon deal of the day is a 50% discount for the World Maker Faire on September 25-26! There are four types of admission available and the prices range from $10-$25 after the discount. Don't miss out on this ONE DAY ONLY deal! The BUST Magazine Craftacular is only a week away!   Quickly! The Groupon deal expires when the clock strikes 12 tonight!   Click here to buy your tickets now: Groupon Deal of the Day. For more information on the BUST Magazine Craftacular, check this out.

"Harvest" is this Fall's newest installment at The Artist's Room. The multimedia art show will be opening on Thursday, October 28th with a gala reception from 6:30-8:30PM. The show will feature artwork from Rochelle "Rocky" Scott, M.P. Landis and BUST's own Eat Me columnist, Chef Rossi.   50% of the proceeds from all sales will go directly to City Harvest, a food rescue organization dedicated to New York City's hungry men, women and children for over 25 years.

Last Tuesday I received the email of my life. It was from The Dresden Dolls mailing list and as it turned out, which you may already know, the Dolls were heading out on a mini tour, which would be started by a 10-Year Bandiversary show in NYC at the Fillmore. On Halloween, no less! This is frickin' fabulous, as the pair hasn't toured in a good three years.

I’m not sure how many of you had the unfortunate experience of being shipped off to camp for a few weeks out of the summer, but for me the trauma lingers on like the scent of insect repellent and sweat after a half dozen games of Capture the Flag. Mom and Dad may have partied it up while you spent your formidable years making birdfeeders out of peanut butter and pinecones, and coaxing fellow campers into eating mysterious red berries, but now it’s your turn for a sweet retreat from all grown-up responsibilities.

I’ll admit it’s nearly impossible for me to discuss New York's Fashion Week without a hint of cynicism, but when I stumbled upon the Gothamist’s tribute to Fashion Weeks passed I couldn’t help but drool all over my keyboard. The NYC blog does a virtual time warp as it takes a look back at three memorable decades of fashion: the 1960s, ‘50s and ‘40s, and the couture coveted by women around the world.   As you click through the years watch as the curvaceous silhouette of the earlier half the twentieth century is whittled down to a mere toothpick.

One somewhat unusual event this Fashion Week took place Sunday at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, with the screening of Voula Duval's debut short "The Trophy Wife."  "The Trophy Wife" follows an Upper East Side woman's chance meeting with a "tomboy" music producer, and ends with the two women's new-york-minute romance.   Now I'm fairly new to this whole thing, but it seems to me that short films by first-time directors, not to mention short films by female directors with an almost entirely female cast, don't often open with a red carpet and an event.

When Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Alyson Greenfield realized her "Dear Lilith Fair 2010" blog wasn't going to land her a spot on the returning Lilith Fair tour she decided to start a women's music festival of her own!  The first annual Tinderbox Music Festival will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Southpaw (125 5th Ave) in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, and will feature 19 female artists including Bitch, Jenny Owen Youngs, Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers, Hank & Cupcakes, Larkin Grimm, Kalae All Day, and many more.

This week the fight for safe, legal abortions in New York is looking horribly heavy-hearted. The New York Abortion Access Fund has dipped below $1000 - but we won't give up! This Thursday (September 16th) there will be an Emergency Fundraiser at Destination Bar (211 Avenue A). The event will take place from 6-9 and will feature discounted cocktails as well as a raffle and silent auction in support of NYAAF. There is a suggested donation of $20 but feel free to give more if you are able to! Thursday, Sept.