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Heart and Sole

BY Team Intern in General

Fall fashion season is in full swing, which means more fancy/classy/fly shoes to buy for your closet. Make room for new arrivals by donating your used shoes to Soles4Soles , a nationwide shoe drive sponsored by shoe connoisseur, Nine West . Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Austin (TX) area, if you haven't seen a screening of Handmade Nation, I urge you to do so when it rolls into town this Sunday the 6th. Not only will you be able to view the documentary about the rise of DIY around the US of A, but Faythe Levine will also be on hand for a book signing and party at Domy Books on the 5th. The Austin screening takes place at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at 1:30 and 4:10 pm, followed by a Q and A section. Read More
After testing, poking and prodding her gender chromosomes, doctors have agreed that yes, Caster Semenya is indeed a woman! So now she can cheerfully take home the gold medal she rightfully deserves. However, cheerful is not the adjective I would use to describe the way Caster and her family feel right now. After all, this shocking controversy overshadowed Semenya's triumph. As we recently reported, 18-year-old Caster Semenya, South Africa's professional female athlete, beat her rivals by a large margin in the world championship 800 meters in Berlin. Read More

Get Writing!

BY Web Intern in General

You know what I wish people would do more (or frankly, start doing)? Letter writing. I don't know one single person who doesn't love going to their mailbox and discovering something besides bills, coupons and the occasional catalogue for Christmas decorations and the like. So when I moved out to the lovely New York City, I made a promise to myself to stay in touch with my pals back home through letter writing. Read More

Mama Mia!

BY Web Intern in General

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