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Spotlight: V-Day Taconic’s Briana Packen and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart On Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ At A Women’s Prison and Why That Matters

Spotlight: V-Day Taconic’s Briana Packen and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart On Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ At A Women’s Prison and Why That Matters

No doubt, Eve Ensler’s Obie Award-winning play The Vagina Monologues is a powerful piece of art and expression of the female experience. It’s inspired women (and men) across the world. But the liberating play is maybe not something you’d come to find within the confines of a prison. The ladies of V-Day Taconic [...]

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Spotlight: Catrepreneurs Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand On Meow Parlour, NYC’s Awesome New Cat Cafe

Spotlight: Catrepreneurs Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand On Meow Parlour, NYC’s Awesome New Cat Cafe

Cats and a cafe? Personally, Meow Parlour sounds like a dream come true, but maybe not something that could actually happen in real life, especially in New York. But this not drill, New Yorkers can now enjoy the company of an adorable furry feline friend whilst sipping on a sweet [...]

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Spotlight: Joanna Feldheim on Cultivating Beauty, Sustainability and ‘Tools for an Enlightened Life’

Spotlight: Joanna Feldheim on Cultivating Beauty, Sustainability and ‘Tools for an Enlightened Life’

Seeing a problem and solving it is easier said than done. So is following your dreams, but for Joanna Feldheim, a creative director and product developer starting her own online yoga shop from the ground up was a mountain she was willing to build AND climb. Feldheim created PRITI with [...]

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Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Things are getting hairy! In this week’s Spotlight we turn our attention to the research and history of America’s female hairstyles through the early and mid twentieth century. A braid? A bob? A messy bun? What does it all mean? Salted’s Alejandra Perez connected with Penn State American Studies graduate [...]

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Spotlight: Tracy Puhl on Eco-Friendly Alternatives and Happier Periods with GladRags

Spotlight: Tracy Puhl on Eco-Friendly Alternatives and Happier Periods with GladRags

Contrary to what we’re led to believe, there are actually other options for your period needs besides tampons and pads that are more comfortable, cheaper, healthier and eco-friendly. GladRags makes it their mission to bring you all of those alternatives in one convenient place while promoting period positivity. Say what? [...]

by × September 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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Spotlight: Erin Bagwell On Making ‘Dream, Girl’ and Redefining What It Means to Be a Boss

Spotlight: Erin Bagwell On Making ‘Dream, Girl’ and Redefining What It Means to Be a Boss

We couldn’t be more excited to debut our first September Spotlight on this fabulous filmmaker and Feminist Wednesday founder: mover and shaker Erin Bagwell. And it couldn’t be more timely – the kickstarter campaign for her first feature film, “Dream, Girl” ends today. Read on for more about her inspiration [...]

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Spotlight: Maria Heinegg on Getting Attention, Getting Uncomfortable, and Going Deep Into the Human Experience

Spotlight: Maria Heinegg on Getting Attention, Getting Uncomfortable, and Going Deep Into the Human Experience

A Seattle transplant, Maria Heinegg has taken to NYC life like graffiti to a blank wall, and we think the feeling is mutual. Talented, punchy, controversial, and with just the right amount of WTF hilarity, Maria is a comedian to watch as she takes on the New York comedy scene [...]

by × July 31, 2014 × 0 comments

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Spotlight: Susan Kaessinger on the Art of Improv and What It Takes to Teach NYC to Express Themselves

Spotlight: Susan Kaessinger on the Art of Improv and What It Takes to Teach NYC to Express Themselves

With over 20 years of experience performing and teaching on NYC’s improv and comedy scene, Susan Kaessinger is a formidable force of the famous “Yes, and…” rule. Wearing many hats to thrive as a performer and teacher, Susan has worked with people and kids of all ages from schools, to [...]

by × July 31, 2014 × 0 comments

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EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Comedy Night @ tascbar

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Comedy Night @ tascbar

Improv/Comedy Writing Workshop + FREE Standup Showcase Performance by Up-and-Coming NYC Female Comedians! Want to learn how to be funnier and boost your creativity? Want to enjoy a night of humor, both brainy and busty? Want to just plain throw back a cocktail and laugh yer keister off?! DONE. Join [...]

by × July 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Fierce and fearless are just two of the words to describe Vicky Kuperman, comedian, author, writer, producer and all-around inspiring woman blazing a trail for females in the male-saturated world of comedy.

by × July 17, 2014 × 1 comment