BY Sophie Turcotte
on Mar 15, 2010
Lena Dunham's second feature length film premieres today at SXSW and BUST highly recommends you go see it!
About Tiny Furniture:
22-year-old Aura returns home to her artist mother's TriBeCa loft with the following: a useless film theory degree, 357 hits on her Youtube page, a boyfriend who's left her to find himself at Burning Man, a dying hamster, and her tail between her legs. Luckily, her trainwreck childhood best friend never left home, and ... Read More
BY Susan Engberg
on Mar 12, 2010
Krystal Banzon directs this new play by Mariah MacCarthy at the East Village’s UNDER St. Marks Place, March 25 – April 3, 2010.
Social justice takes a hilarious stand! In this outrageous show a god-like, androgynous MC guides eight gender stereotypes (including Girly Girl, Manly Man, Nice Guy, a Gay Best Friend, a Slut, a Feminist Lesbian, and a Tomboy) on sexy and comical journeys from pop culture pigeonholes to Human Beings. ... Read More
Women in Comedy Festival: Live from a kitchen in BOSTON!That would be so cool if the stages were set up like little kitchen models. But, I think WICF is going purist on set design in the theatre this year. Which is still totes cool.Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian headline the Second Annual Women in Comedy Festival live from Improv Boston and they are funny ladies. Maria's comedy album made Punchline Magazine's Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2009. She came ... Read More
on Mar 04, 2010
For those of you with a tendency towards the gothic (no, not like Hot Topic), the amazingly curated collective of creepy and fascinating knowledge held within the Morbid Anatomy Library is a must see. It's an intersection between art and ruminations on mortality, with a few medical curiosities thrown in. Cruise through their extensive online galleries (helpful hint: not while eating). For those in the New York area, you can even make arrangements ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee
on Mar 03, 2010
Act now! TOMORROW, March 4th, at 8 PM, journalist, writer and soon to be novelist Alix Strauss will present an illustrated lecture entitled "Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious" at supercool Brooklyn exhibition space Observatory. Strauss is the author of a recently published book of the same name, and her presentation is based on her research into the last days of such "icons of celebrity ... Read More