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Satisfied shoppers at yesterday's Spring Fling Craftacular, held in Brooklyn NY. The BUST office is basking in the afterglow of the thrilling time had by all at yesterday's, Spring Fling Craftacular. From the moment the doors opened till, the last booths were disassembled and packed up, the pace was frenetic. Throughout the day thousands perused the finest wares from excellent crafters, enjoyed a rotation of live DJ's, and took in the ambiance of the venue, ... Read More
This weekend the one, the only BUST Spring Fling Craftacular is happening on Sunday at the Warsaw in Brooklyn! Over 50 rad designers and crafters are converging to sell their best items under one roof. Sign up for our free raffle, get a chance to win a Singer Sewing and Quilting Machine, a Yudu, a Batavus bike, and so much more! Snag a goodie bag stuffed with tons of swag if you are one of the first 250 through the door. Or go get a personalized screen printed ... Read More
Go see Claw Money's first solo gig! It opens tonight, with an event from 7-10 pm. It's at Eastern District in Brooklyn (43 Bogart St - take the L train to Morgan Ave). The show runs until May 12th, but if you go tonight you get to meet the artist ... Read More

Amy Reeder Hadley

BY Sarah J. in Arts

Amy Reeder Hadley is the artist on DC/Vertigo Comics' monthly book Madame Xanadu, one of the few titles in the line focused on a female lead character. Madame Xanadu moves through history, using magic to insinuate herself into various events familiar and strange. She has run-ins with everyone from Merlin to Marie Antoinette, and even has a showdown of sorts with everyone's favorite Vertigo character, Death. Hadley was just nominated for her first Eisner award ... Read More
I previously wrote about Sundance sensation Precious a few months ago, and now it's been announced that it's going to play at zee most fantastique festival ever, Cannes. In fact, it's not just playing at Cannes — after all, even Jerry Seinfeld in a bee suit can get press on La Croisette — but it's the only movie from the U.S. competing for the prestigious "Un Certain Regard" award. Check out the official line-up at Variety, or read more at the ... Read More
Celebrate the notorious filmmaker's big 6-3 by checking out his sculpture exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery . You'll find a sculpture of Ike and Tina Turner, a jar of La Mer face cream and a giant roach motel. There are also some photographs in the exhibit, so go over to the Super Touch Art website and check it out . His work is on display through the end of May, so if you're out on the West Coast and can get to the Gagosian, you should definitely go see it in ... Read More

Words On Water

BY Web Intern in Arts

In the mood for some politically charged poetry? Then be sure to check out Tapped Out: Words on the Water Crisis at the Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery ) in NYC this Saturday. The show - organized by BUST writer and Poetic People Power founder Tara Bracco - will premiere seven new commissioned poems about the water crisis - privatization of water, scarcity of the resource and the dangers facing fresh water. The event will feature several of the city's best ... Read More

More Knitta, Please

BY Web Intern in Arts

I hadn't heard much lately about Knitta Please, so I was super stoked to hear the crew of 'guerilla' knitters that has been tagging up city light poles, signs, benches, and whatever else they can get their stitches on since 2005, is still at it. The group 'of ladies of all ages, nationalities, and... gender,' headed up by Magda Sayeg, who lives in Texas, will be covering 69 parking meter poles on Brooklyn's Montague Street with bright, hand-knit sleeves in May, as ... Read More
Ana Mouyis is an Illustrator currently living in Brooklyn in a household full of fellow artists and kindred spirits. Her work draws both on her childhood in Cyprus as well as her current life in NYC. Her work combines disparate elements for striking effect. It is both earthy and ethereal, personal and universal. She applies her drawings to a variety of media, including quilting, printmaking and animation. And now Ana talks to BUST: what is your ideal ... Read More
Your life will not be complete until you go check out Barnaby Barford 's sculptures. Exploring ''notions of lost youth'' by popping a cap in Santa's head is just warped enough to make me fall in love. I should add that the sculpture pictured is called ''Does that mean we're not getting any presents?'' -Liza (photo via ... Read More
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