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  BUST Magazine is proud to support Momasphere's 2010 LUNAFEST, this Sunday at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Park Slope. In the past, Momasphere has created fun and exciting events to educate and empower women. Sunday, May 23rd will be no exception. LUNAFEST is a festival featuring award-winning short films by women, for women, and about women. Entries range from animation to fictional drama and deal with issues such as sexuality, motherhood, culture, and body image. Read More
  The Naked Truth, a photographic & video survey of 50 years of Voyeurism, Nudity and Sex, curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel opened today at the housprojects gallery on Howard Street, Soho, NYC.  There are the classic couplings of Bert Stern & Marilyn Monroe, David La Chapelle & Amanda Lepore and Herb Ritts & Madonna. But some of the most powerful images are from artists I was less familiar with, like Marla Rutherford's Spring Cleaning above. And that's the whole point to going to see art-- to be moved, to be affected, disturbed. To find something new. Read More
May 15, 2010  marks the 40th International Fluevog Day! Each year, Fluevog Shoes gives away teal laces and 15% off regular prices to customers at retail locations across the globe. "I remember when we started with the teal laces in 1972. Well, actually it was just me wearing them," says designer John Fluevog. "You should have seen the people staring back then! Now, every person I see on May 15th is wearing teal laces! It's incredible!" Everybody is getting in on the festivities. Read More

Transformer: Tilda Swinton

BY Laurie in Arts

We were so lucky to have the opportunity to interview and photograph the amazing Tilda Swinton for our upcoming June/July issue, and here is a little taste of the full interview. She is discussing her acting career and the love of major transformation on screen, in this case as the matriarch Emma Recchi in the beautiful new Italian film I Am Love, directed by Luca Guadagnino. Video and photo by Michael Lavine, interview by Phoebe Magee, for the full interview, pick up the new issue which will be on newsstands May 25, 2010. Tilda Interview from Michael lavine on Vimeo. Read More

Sword of My Mouth

BY Kelly McClure in Arts

I learned of Sword of My Mouth, the post-rapture graphic novel by Jim Munroe and Shannon Gerard through a vanity prompted fluke. I came across a blog that mentioned a release party for the novel, and as a bonus for helping spread the word, Gerard was offering to draw original portraits of anyone who sent her a picture. I sent in my picture and received a portrait back the very next day, which is shown down below. Making actual contact with one of the authors of the book got me interested in the book itself (funny how that happens,) and now I can't shut up about it. Read More