The iconic cult film star and raven haired vixen Tura Santana will be at the opening of the Tattoo Factory Gallery in Chicago on October 30th. They will also be screening her most well known film 'Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill!' Tura spent most of her childhood growing up in Chicago, so this opening hits close to home. The event is taking place on October 30th from 7 to 11pm on 4443 N. Broadway. The night before on the 29th at the Music Box Theatre on 3733 N. Southport Ave, there they will be screening the film along with Tura, and a sneak peek of Tura paintings. Read More

Chrissie, forever.

BY Laurie in Music

While waiting in line for the brain surgeons at the Highline Ballroom in NYC last night to figure out the guest list for the Pretenders show, a guy in front of me turned and said 'Well, maybe you can get into Madison Square Garden instead?' I asked him 'For what? He replied 'Madonna's there tonight, Isn't that ironic?' I didn't get the irony. Anyway, as he was watching all the color drain from my face I said 'No thank you. Madonna's never been on my radar and I hate going there anyway. Read More
Autumn and Jerry de Wilde, whose combined careers span from the 60's to the present, are well known for capturing iconic images of influential artists and events. Their shared exhibit "Autumn de Wilde & Jerry de Wilde: Two Generations of Counterculture Photography" opens on October 17 at the Morrison Hotel Gallery's Soho Loft, and will feature a selection of 50 photos by the father/daughter duo. Read More
The Hysterical Festival a four-day comedy festival featuring the country's funniest females and is setting up shop in NYC, showcasing various women who are both entertaining and groundbreaking. Its aim is to expand and enrich communities of female comedians who are not only witty and intelligent but also brilliant in their acts. The festival will occur October 15-18 at Comix Comedy Club, The Zipper Theater, Bleeker Street Theater and Tribeca Film Center. Read More
Meet Edith , She's handmade by our friends at Queen Bee Creations , from sturdy Re-Wool (recycled wool felt scraps left over from textile mills). This makes her biodegradable, renewable, and water resistant. What more could you ask a bag?! Edith's natural beauty is accentuated by a lovely sprout on her front side, making her the perfect Fall companion. I think I have a crush. Read More

Yes, we can.

BY Tara in General

Read more about and why he wanted to make this incredibly inspiring video here . Read More
Our friends over @ Brooklyn Royalty are hosting the ultimate BARACK THE VOTE PARTY and FUNDRAISER @ Le Royale, TONIGHT!!! They will be releasing a capsule collection of hand-screened Obama tees, as well as holding a silent auction to benefit Barack Obama's campaign for President. In addition to that, there will be music, dancing and an open bar. At what other dance party can you register to vote, donate to the campaign and learn how to get more involved? None, exactly!! This is an event that you won't want to miss. Read More
YOUNITY is having an opening for their new exhibition Heart and Soul! YOUNITY is a womens art collective focused on creating a forum for female voices in the art world. The organization was founded by artists Alice Mizrachi and Toofly in 2007 as a reaction to the under representation of female artists. They also serve to mentor young artists and create a community that they can thrive in. Their second annual YOUNITY Arts Exhibit: Heart and Soul is happening on October 17th at Alphabetta (Greenpoint Brooklyn). Read More

Garbage Palin Kids!

BY Dawn in General

Brilliant... Read More
How awesomely cool are these retro-inspired patent hidden wedge boots from our friends at 80%20 Shoes ?! Their signature hidden wedge gives a classic boot a totally novel look. Read More