#Blkgrlswurld on Alternative Arts Panel @ The New School, April 2016

#‎Blkgrlswurld‬ Zine is looking forward to joining host Laina Dawes and some amazing ladies of the various underground scenes later this month at The New School. These are going to be some lively panels so don't miss out! We'll be chatting on the panel titled, "Are You Quirky? Challenging the Status Quo in Arts and …

#Blkgrlswurld Radio Interview Now Online

Stream our interview with Papercuts Zine here>> http://clocktower.org/show/blkgrlswurld Many thanks to Chris and Taylor of Paper Cuts Zine for inviting  us to share our love of metal music on Clocktower Radio 😀 Synopsis: #BLKGRLSWURLD is a quarterly zine run by Christina Long and her younger brother and sister since 2013. As a trio of artists …

Free Punk Show March 15, 2016 In Time Square feat. Screaming Females, Priests & Guardian Alien

Tonight #Blkgrlswurld ZINE will be selling copies of our latest print edition during the Primal Screams Zine fair and rock show. The event is free and our prints will be $5.00 😀 Quoted from Brooklyn Vegan: "Screaming Females, Priests, and Greg Fox’s Guardian Alien are set to play are playing an unusual show in NYC …

Forest Whitaker Joins Broadway w/ revival of Hughie

As far as the NYC theater scene goes, it can be a hit or miss what you'll experience in the darkness of any given theater these days. That's why I chose to attend a panel talk first where Forest Whitaker discussed his latest venture into Broadway theater with  "Hughie" a short play by Eugine O'Niell. Sitting …

Submissions for #blkgrlswurld ZINE are Now Open.

We are a New York City based quarterly zine promoting Women in the metal scene. For the Spring ’16 Edition 4.2 of #blkgrlswurld Zine share with us your music fandoms. What gets you geeked about the bands you love? Why go to live shows? Band you recommend most to others? Photos, drawings and prose welcome. …

Good Times at the Brooklyn Folk Fest

Took a little adventure down to Brooklyn Heights this weekend, hungry for relaxed banjo playing and bluegrass fiddle melodies. Upon my entering the church where the fest was being held, I came upon a small group of musicians playing a ridiculously fast Appalachian tune in the kitchen. Just like that I felt as if I …

Black Women of Underground Music Unite In New Film

Check out this amazing new film, Challenging The White Gaze: Black Women in the Alternative Arts, produced by Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal  \m/ "Challenging the White Gaze is a recording of a discussion between black women musicians, journalists, visual and performing …

Artist Statements Need Shorthand!

Now that Autumn is on the horizon and universities are revving back up- its grant writing time! (Artists write statements for jobs, teaching gigs, galleries etc.) Yay...meh...sigh Ok so some people enjoy writing, but I'm convinced no one likes writing about themselves. It's boring, arrogant and self-centered. But as an artist, and sometimes even for …