BY Web Intern
on Sep 01, 2009
Like puppets? How about the theater? See the two of them together in the 'La Mama Puppet Series 3' set to run from October 8 to November 29.
The annual series, which is supported by the Jim Henson Foundation and others, will open with the newest work by Theodora Skipitares. 'The Traveling Players present The Women of Troy' is a piece based on the text of Euripides and the words of the women incarcerated at Riker's Island in New York. The second production, 'A Quarreling Pair,' includes three puppet (they're itty bitty) plays that were inspired by avant-garde writer Jane Bowles. Read More
BY intern Amber
on Aug 28, 2009
Forget calling the handy man or asking your uncle to fix that crack in the ceiling, founded by three women who have a passion for DIY, Tomboy Tools creates tools just for women! They have just about every tool you need to keep your house or your car in perfect condition! If you are a little wary of tackling that blocked drain under the kitchen sink or don't know your hacksaw from your circular saw just call a Tomboy consultant and they will come over and even throw a 'tool party' for you and your friends. Read More
on Aug 27, 2009
Like everyone here at BUST, Courtney Love's got a crush on currrent cover gal Diablo Cody, as she revealed in a couple of recent twitpics she posted:
Hey Courtney: how much more could we love you? None. We could love you none more. Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Aug 18, 2009
Do your favorite art forms get downgraded to ''craft''? From sewing to horror flicks, many of our beloved pursuits are condemned by the masses as passe or campy. Comics are no exception to this rule of kitsch; often mixed with romance novels and Ring Pops in the grocery store checkout lane--a catchall for our culture's most ''tacky'' items--only the daring pore over their contents in the public eye.
An exhibit in Columbus, Ohio titled ''This Is A Comic Book'' has set its sight on challenging many of our assumptions about comics. Read More
BY Sarah J.
on Jul 20, 2009
Miriam Libicki is a United States-born Jewish comics artist who packed up and moved to Israel to join the IDF, despite being rather ill-suited to the soldiering life. She has since relocated to Canada and created an autobiographical comic book, jobnik! about her experiences, as well as created several drawn essays in which she takes a critical look at comics, art, Israel, sex and sexuality, and of course, being Jewish. Read More
BY Web Intern
on Jul 03, 2009
Maggie Heinze is a fairy-princess from Queens, NYC. She documents her excursions into sherbet-colored dimensions with sweeping line-work, obsessive stippling and liberal use of bubbles. She is currently lending her talents to help build and decorate a gypsy caravan made of found, industrial parts. A project headed located in the wilderness of Long Island and headed up by internationally recognized master printer, Dan Welden . Like any proper Irish fairy-princess, Maggie enjoys guzzling beer and recounting obscene stories. Read More
on Jun 25, 2009
If you love reading and making zines as much as I do, then stop by the NYC Zine Fest this weekend at the Brooklyn Lyceum. I will be having a table on both days selling my zines (for a dollar!) and some specialty items for 5 bucks and up. You can also buys some Free Danger zines online too as well as at Cinders , Printed Matter and Dessert Island .
It will be totally worth your while to stop by especially since there is free admission! Read more about what's in store at the fest by checking out their site ... Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Jun 23, 2009
On Thursday night, our fave N.Y.C. nightlife impresario Murray Hill will be recording his comedy album down the street from BUST HQ at Comix, and you better believe I'll be there! Here's the deets below from the man himself - use the VIP code to snag some discount tix!:
MURRAY HILL - COMEDY ALBUM TAPING!
THURSDAY, JUNE 25 at 7:30 and 9:30pm
at COMIX, 353 West 14th St. NYC
ONE SHOWBIZ LEGEND. ONE UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT.
NEW SHTICK! NEW SONGS! NEW VIDEOS!
NEW SYNTHETIC DOUBLE-KNIT SUIT!
Hello pals! Ok, the big show is this week and it's a one-night-only affair. Read More
BY Web Intern
on Jun 18, 2009
All too often, depictions of women are from a male viewpoint, based on desire for the female form and frequently showing women as passive and available for pleasure.
That's what makes this art exhibit so refreshing. The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women is a collection of female artists portraying the female form. The exhibit will display multiple media like painting, sculpture, installation, video and photography. Read More
BY Web Intern
on Jun 12, 2009
Performance/video artist Patty Chang, who once recreated a Bruce Lee fight scene and portrayed a Chinese contortionist, has a new exhibition in New York.
The main video of her exhibit is ''The Product Love,'' which tells the story of the real-life meeting of Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong and German critic Walter Benjamin. The two met when Benjamin was interviewing Wong, who had escaped to Germany to avoid the racist typecasting of American film. Chang's video recreates their meeting as an erotic scene and attempts to translate the article that Benjamin wrote about Wong. Read More