BY Holly Trantham
on Jun 12, 2015
What do a pack of cigarettes, an ex-husband, and the nation of Cuba have in common? According to last night’s Women of Letters, a literary salon, they’re all someone’s Greatest Teacher.
For those unfamiliar, Women of Letters is an Australian non-profit that celebrates women’s voices and the (nearly) lost art of letter writing while raising funds for various charities. Each night hosts six different women who come write letters on a common theme, which last night was “My Greatest Teacher. Read More
BY Holly Trantham
on Mar 27, 2015
If you, like us, live in NYC and love an event celebrating authors of every ilk, PEN DIY is totally worth checking out. Each month, PEN America Center hosts an author to speak o the craft of writing: “Building on oral traditions, parables, and the rich history of artists as unpretentious makers, PEN DIY celebrates how literature can be approachable yet unexpected, and how it can help us make sense of our lives. Read More
All you badass girls listen up:
On Tuesday, March 24th, Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel in New York will be hosting Lady Boss: Girls Who Work It. Jean Grae, hiphop icon, and comedienne Sara Benincasa will be leading the event, but they'll also be joined by some of the funniest women in NYC. Sue Smith, Carolyn Castiglia, Mindy Raf, and Katina Corrao will be there telling stories of bringing it 24/7 and of course, being straight up killer queens. Self-described as "Lean In 2. Read More
Serious stirring and shaking is about to happen, thanks to the San Francisco return of Speed Rack, the all-female speed-bartending competition that raises money for breast cancer charities. The fourth national tour will stop in San Francisco on
Sunday, March 15, as it strives to bring together 20 of the best, brightest and fastest female bartenders in the region and BUST will be part of the action!
Speed Rack founders Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero have provided us with some awesome St. Patrick’s Day cocktail recipes in honor of the event and upcoming holiday. Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Oct 23, 2014
Lady Parts Justice, the group organizing and educating voters to put more women and women's rights-friendly politicians in office, is back and you're invited to their next event!
Writer and activist Sarah Sophie Flicker, Lizz Winstead (co-creator of The Daily Show) and DJ Tennessee Thomas will be hosting a shindig at the Orla Kiely flagship shop in SoHo, NYC (5 Mercer Street) on November 2, from 3-6pm. Read More