The show was created by industry veteran Robin Lindsley Allen, who has worked with icons like Prince and, of course, the Pussycat Dolls — so you can imagine the level of talent in the cast of these girls, including one of my personal faves, a Los Angeles based choreographer/dancer/actress everyone simply calls, “Jersey.” Jersey hangs from the ceiling doing an acrobatic number to Janet Jackson’s “Black Cat,” while other girls dance with cigarettes hanging from their lip, and spraying whipped cream all over the audience — and finally, all end up joining forces to none other than Lenny Kravitz’ “American Woman.”
Body positivity activist and plus-size supermodel Tess Holliday shares both struggles and triumphs in her quest to redefine the conventions beauty in LADYGUNN No. 16!
Glory Hole. What imagery do those words inspire? Most of you are thinking dirty thoughts right now, and that is just fine. Curators 1985 and Kelsey & Rémy Bennett presented a group exhibition with the same name at this year’s SPRING/BREAK Art Show at the historic Moynihan Station. While the term “glory hole” has a […]
story / Cristina Leiva photos / Monet Lucki It’s Wednesday, October 3rd, 10 pm and Roseland Ballroom is completely packed. This hectic crowd can’t wait to hear and see onstage the duo that makes up Crystal Castles. The group consists of style icon and modern day grunge goddess Alice Glass and her tall brooding partner […]
story + pics / Ericka Clevenger Last Wednesday I saw the talented Madi Diaz at the Satellite. The melodic, Nashville-based musician is currently found walking the streets of Los Angeles, as she preps for her new LP “We Threw Our Hearts In The Fire”. Her last full length studio album was released on Small Horse Records, […]
Capitol Records (Release: October 2, 2012) Review / LOGAN BRENDT Singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman creates the ultimate heartbreak recovery with her third studio album titled Cedar & Gold. Chronicling the emotions and thoughts that had been bottling up inside her from numerous rough spots in her life over the last few years, the album is full […]
NEW LOOK / NEW LOOK Self-Released (2012) review by / LOGAN BRENDT The self-titled debut by New Look brings sexy electronic leisure pop with touches of R&B and dance. Band members and married couple Sarah Ruba and Adam Pavao work perfectly together. Ruba who is also a model, has a voice that alternates between sultry […]
story+photographs / Ericka Clevenger I love the Bootleg for many reasons. Besides being only minutes from my home the entire establishment is built as a hub for hometown to traveling musicians alike. The multi-room, beer and wine venue has numerous areas for live music, dancing, quiet talking, and separate outside patio–creating a non-threatening “Choose your own […]