“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” — Franz KafkaRead More 😉
From the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation website: “ICA will bring NY-based artist Christina Long to ICA to curate a punk music festival and zine exhibition/fair consisting of women of color that will coincide with the Fierce Pussy exhibition on view at ICA from September 13, 2019 – December 22, 2019. Christina Long’s oeuvre spans printmaking, […]Read More #Blkgrlswurld receives Visiting Artist Grant to Curate a Punk Fest/Zine Fair @ ICA
Like Roberta Flack’s song, ‘Killing Me Softly,’ music enthusiasts know that this feeling is a real thing that can happen around live music. Folks can suddenly break out dancing, laughing, cheering or crying. Somehow, someway I found myself at the Baroness Show blubbering like a little kid. (Stone cold sober too.) The line up was […]Read More Deafheaven Stole My Heart
Shrill is a new series on Hulu. In the new web series Shrill, Annie Easton (played by Aidy Bryant) is on a journey to explore self-acceptance and through that, find her voice. While the show has some key issues and plot holes, I respect that it can be a process that takes committed effort to […]Read More Shrill shares a truth that many fat girls discover as they become grown-ass women: Life goes on whether you’re fat or not.
I first discovered Oceano a few years back when Webster Hall was still open on the lower east side of Manhattan. Webster Hall was hosting the annual Summer Slaughter Tour and metal bands were performing across three floors of the building in the middle of a Saturday afternoon. I strolled into the main stage and […]Read More In the Scene: Adam Warren, Vocalist of the band Oceano
A wintry adventure up north provided us a chance to geek out at one of the nations best print shops. Listen, I don’t have a car. I live in Manhattan. It’s not unusual during the winter months to swear off any travel beyond work and the grocery store. That’s why when the Women’s Studio Workshop […]Read More BlkGrl at the Women’s Studio Workshop
It’s mid-winter and finally snowing in NYC, I’m hauling my ass across town after work through sleet-ish snow and 6 inch black pools of drain water. It’s been a minute since we’ve hit up Lincoln Center performances, and I’m especially looking forward to hearing some classical harpsichord. The performance is a chamber diddy with Accademia […]Read More BlkGrl at Lincoln Center