BY Susan Avett
on Nov 13, 2014
Did you know we're having a Cat Cafe at the BUST Holiday Craftacular Boston? It's true! On Saturday, November 22, from 11am-6pm at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts you can shop more than 100 indie craft, vintage, and food vendors. Check out our Facebook events page for more information!
For those of you who come out on the 22nd, make sure to take a break and have a nice cup of tea at the Cat Cafe. Meet some adorable adoptable cats from Broken Tail ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on May 10, 2014
Might be a nice surprise--it probably doesn't happen to her much anymore. Sure, sure, there's no way you left it to the last minute. You're not one of those kids. You definitely already got a card for Mother's Day.
Not. We've all been there: scrambling to make a sucky Mother's Day card at the last second, scribbling furiously as you hear mimosa glasses clinking in the next room. I usually end up with some bubble letters on the outside, something like, "YOU ... Read More
It’s finally time for the 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular & Food Fair! It’s all goin’ down this weekend, December 14th and 15th, from 10 AM to 7 PM. Head to the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 West 18th Street, one of the most in-demand event locations in Manhattan, with high-ceilings and easy train access right in the heart of Chelsea!
This year, we have some truly amazing vendors and ... Read More
BY Solange Castellar
on Oct 24, 2013
Fort Worth Texas’s Funky Finds has been “dedicated to promoting indie artists, crafters & designers worldwide” since 2006. The vintage company hosts a variety of semi-annual art and craft shows in Ft. Worth, and they sponsor events around the globe as well. In addition to promoting handmade products, they also support charities, like the child advocacy group, CASA of Tarrant County. So far, Funky Finds has raised over $15,000 for local ... Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Dec 13, 2012
UltraViolet, an organization that combats sexism at all levels of politics and media, has released a shopping guide just in time for the holidays. The UltraViolet Holiday Gift Guide: a 21st Century Guide to Non-Sexist Holiday Shopping provides 21 gift ideas for the wee little feminists in your life. It features presents like the “Girls are Not Chicks” coloring book, Nancy Drew Computer Games, and other gifts that encourage kids to critically think ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Dec 11, 2012
It’s time for one of BUST’s most beloved holiday traditions: entertainer Murray Hill’s annual Christmas extravaganza!
Head to Le Poisson Rouge in New York’s West Village this Saturday, December 15th, for the famed drag king’s cheeky and comedic variety show. This year, Murray’s motley crew finds that the theater they’ve booked is still out of commission following Hurricane Sandy—but the show must go on! Guided ... Read More
We’ve just cleared the first week of December, and I’m sure that for some, holiday exhaustion is already rearing its ghastly, tinsel-encrusted, eggnog-stained head. If you’ve already had your fill of the overplayed holiday pop standards that dominate the airwaves this time of year, fear not. There is hope on the horizon.
Sufjan Stevens, everyone’s favorite musical Michigander (or mine, at least), has just released a new ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Dec 11, 2012
Seattleites! Head to Babeland Seattle (707 E. Pike St. on Capitol Hill) tonight at 7 P.M. for a kinky holiday-themed crafting session with BUST! Don your finest holiday sweater to peruse the boutique’s sexy toys and accessories—and stick around for the annual lighting of Babeland’s holiday bush.
It’s gonna be hot, hot, hot. Hope to see you there!
Image via Babeland ... Read More
November is my favorite time of the year, from pumpkin-spice everything to the gluttony of Thanksgiving and, of course, my birthday! When it comes to the holiday season, I love buying presents for others (and for myself!), so I thought I'd put together a collection of some of my favorite items of the moment, many from adorable Etsy shops I recommend exploring. Hopefully they can give you ideas for Christmas shopping to come!
My first items are these fanciful, ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 22, 2012
Yikes! Applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 close this Friday, October 26! We're still looking for cool crafters and fab food vendors, so don't miss your chance:
And do us a solid-- post the link for applications on your blog/Twitter/Facebook/etc. (We know you have talented friends!) Once again, that link is: ... Read More