For one night only Leslie and the Lys took over the Des Moines Social Club by pushing back all the tables and chairs and creating the ultimate dance party. With lessons and games and DJ Mona Bones on the decks, nobody went home without getting up on the dance floor. The following is the photographic proof with captions by Leslie Hall.
"This crew I would consider top tier providers of lovely-ness. When they show up they have style class and a pinch of domination. I'd take notes study up and pay attention cause me like'zze."
I'm gonna find myself surrounded by hot thangs. Read More
BY jodi sh doff
on Aug 20, 2010
Okay, so this Sunday he's celebrating his 90th birthday. And okay, so this is not the first song to lionize a specific writer or even just being a writer, but dude. Dude. Rachel Bloom is adorbs, you can't get it out of your head once it worms its way in there, and really, you can totally dance to it. I give it a Fahrenheit 69. Read More
After several years of applying for Iowa's state fair, Leslie Hall was finally granted her childhood dream come true . With weeks of preparation which included rehearsals, new videos, and the construction of massive state fair specific props , Leslie and the Lys set the stage at 9am on a Tuesday in the pouring rain! However, this didn't stop her and the Lys from giving the crowd of early risers their all. Proving yet again Mother Gem is a true inspiration. Read More
BY emily dirienzo
on Aug 18, 2010
Why walk together when you can rock together? Such must have been the mentality of lovebirds-turned-songbirds Jenny and Johnny. Jenny and Johnny is the musical pairing of indie rock queen, Jenny Lewis, and her equally talented beau Johnathan Rice. The couple met back in 2005 through Bright Eyes front-man Connor Oberst and have been inseparable ever since--Rice joining Lewis’ tour in 2006 for the release of her debut solo album Rabbit Fur Coat. Read More
BY Emilie Branch
on Aug 18, 2010
Before R&B sensation Drake or “Dizzy Drake”, was in with the Young Money crew he had a leading role in Degrassi as character Jimmy Brooks. Jimmy gets broken up with repeatedly and literally shot in the back, which results in his being confined to a wheelchair. Though he overcomes adversity and discovers his musical talent through this disability, he still gets his heart broken a third time.
Maybe it’s this Degrassi baggage that’s been weighing down on the young Canadian, but something is on Drake’s mind. Read More