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    The 92nd Street Y's season is off to a great start! Through June, the center will host a number of smart and powerful women. On Sunday, 1/23, drop in to see Congresswoman Nita Lowey, author Gloria Feldt, and journalists Rebecca Traister and Carol Jenkins discuss women, power and politics. As a personal aside, I spent one summer interning for Congresswoman Lowey, and her dedication to women's issues is truly inspiring! You won't want to miss this. On Thursday, 2/17, comedian Judy Gold will be interviewing the one and only Whoopi Goldberg. Read More
Choice USA is a youth-led and focused reproductive justice organization. On January 20th in DC, the organization is hosting We Are The Champions. The event features six well-known reproductive justice leaders. The six speakers will be paired off, and the combinations guarantee frank and fascinating discussions. Round One features Shelby Knox and Mimi Madrid, Round Two boasts Amy Richards and Aimee Thorne-Thomsen, and Round Three promises Andrew Jenkins and a very special guest. If you're in the DC area, don't miss this FREE event! For more info, visit Read More
Are you a funny lady? Of course you are! Give the crowds your two cents on airplane food (what is the deal, am I right!?) at Boston's third annual Women In Comedy Festival. The festival has extended its submission deadline and now you have until January 12th to submit in the categories of stand up, improv, sketch, storytelling and musical comedy. Don't feel like participating? Stop by the five day festival and watch headliners Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler, Jen Kirkman and Morgan Murphy. Read More
Residents of Beebe, Arkansas woke up on New Year's Day to massive hangovers and kitchens full of empty champagne bottles. Also,  5,000 DEAD BLACKBIRDS stretching over a one mile area. While officials still can't say for certain what caused the mass death, some are speculating that New Year's Eve fireworks are to blame. Crazier still is that a day before and only 125 miles away, 100,000 dead fish were found in the Arkansas river. And today, 500 dead birds (including the red-winged blackbirds found in Beebe) were discovered along a quarter mile of Louisiana highway. Read More
  French model Isabelle Caro passed away on November 17th, her family revealed last week. Caro, referred to by the New York Times as the "international face of anorexia," made waves when she was photographed nude for a 2007 billboard for the Italian fashion label Nolita. At the time, Caro's 5'4" frame weighed a scant 60 pounds and was posed under the phrase "No Anorexia."  Her cadaverous appearance horrified many, and the advertisement was eventually banned in Italy. Read More