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  Looking for something awesome and life changing to do this summer? Check out a Girl’s Rock Camp in your area, and consider volunteering or treating your favorite young lady to a day camp for a week of rocking out.  Girl’s Rock Camp is a nonprofit organization that seeks to build girls’ self-esteem through music creation and performance; to empower girls by encouraging them to speak up, sing loud, and try out any way of expressing themselves that feels good and reminds them that girls are...

Hot Bread Kitchen is a non-profit social enterprise in New York City that works to better the lives of low-income women and their families. They accomplish this by paying women while they learn the necessary skills to launch successful businesses in the food industry.  And for the most part, the program is supported by the money they raise selling the delicious multi-ethnic breads made by their bakers. But Hot Bread Kitchen is about to hold an amazing fund-raising event. On May 14, 2011 they willl be...

If you’re in NYC this weekend The Festival of Ideas for the New City is taking place, a brand new collaboration between downtown organizations, universities, art institutions and community groups aimed at affecting positive change in the city. The Festival includes three components: a StreetFest, a conference and a variety of independent projects. The festival will serve as a meeting point for the creative community to imagine ways to bring about change and innovation and to create a dialogue with the public to make this...

  The Lonely Island have joined forces with Snoop Dog to bring us their latest single, “Turtleneck & Chain,” the title track of their new album. If, like me, you’ve sat in front of your laptop streaming videos of ‘I’m on a Boat” or “Dick in a Box,” laughing your tail off, then “Turtleneck & Chain” won’t disappoint. The Lonely Island tell us all about how fancy turtlenecks, thin gold chains, and drinking light beer in public improves both their public persona and their sex lives....

Blythe Dolls: much too scary for children, but much more appropriate for high fashion designers and collectors. From Blythe’s 9th Anniversary “Manga Girls Inspiration” collection, Blythe and Manga are hosting a charity auction donating all proceeds to the “Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami” fund through Red Cross Japan. Starting June 1st—Blythe and BUST fanatics will have the opportunity to own the one-of-kind, super exclusive BUST Magazine Blythe doll designed by our very own Callie! Yup, I said it. We’ve designed our very own a Blythe...

Looking for interesting food related fun? Look no further than Something I Ate, a collaborative food and art project hosted and curated by one of the amazing gals in this month’s food issue, Sam Kim, founder of Skimkim foods and Kat Popiel of On Plate, Still Hungry. This Friday in Brooklyn gallery, Rouge58, several artists will showcase their seven-day documentation of personal eating experiences culminating in works using any kind of media they prefer from photo or paint to fashion or film. All in the name of...
We love us some Mama Earth, and we know you do, too. That's why we decided to celebrate by giving away a free digital edition of our current issue -- the Food Issue featuring Liv Tyler. If you've never had the chance to flip through a copy of BUST, here's your chance! Once you sign up, you can read the issue on any web-browser enabled device, including your iPad and iPhone. But don't delay - this offer is good for one week only! Just click right...

Using methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lisa Fortin of the Brooklyn-based Placenta Healing Arts provides new mothers in the NYC area with placenta encapsulation, tincture, and art print services. After the birth of her second child, Lisa Fortin decided to seek out placenta encapsulation services, but instead taught herself how to do.   As an alternative to the ancient ritual, Fortin provides a less threatening technique by processing the placenta down to a powder and then encapsulates it into approximately 80-110 capsules.  Through the consumption of the...

You guys, do you know about Who Took the Bomp?, the new Le Tigre documentary? I was lucky enough to check out its New York premiere last week at MoMA and I have three words for you: go see it. If you can watch it in a theater full of like-minded riot grrrls, even better. If not, nab the DVD when it comes out in June and relive those blissful, dance-ridden years in the privacy of your own home, where no one will look at...
We're still accepting vendor applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair, but the last day to apply is this Friday, April 15th! Any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome. Our one-day shopping event will take place on Saturday, May 21st, at 82 Mercer Street in SoHo, NYC.Vendors can apply for a single or shared table. If you're interested in a shared table but need another vendor to share with, we can match you up with someone! Just select the shared...