Features & Reviews

Finding Beauty Everywhere at Afropunk

Finding Beauty Everywhere at Afropunk

By Chelsea Booth Fashion icon Hedi Slimane once told Vanity Fair that the most stylish woman in the world is “some unknown girl on the dance floor.” But even if you could have taken the most stylish unknown person from every dance floor in the […]

How to Survive While Mercury is Still in Retrograde

How to Survive While Mercury is Still in Retrograde

Artwork by Fran Rodríguez By Lindsey Pearson Call it string theory, call it chakras, call it “The Force” but there are energetic fields around us. You know the sensation when you walk into a room and “feel” the tension? Or when you can tell someone […]

The Pulse: Q&A With Glaze

The Pulse: Q&A With Glaze

By Chelsea Booth Once every so often, a band comes along, who within seconds, like a DJ back spinning a record, abruptly brings your world to a full stop. Glaze is one of those bands.   The trio consisting of Stephen McElwee (guitar and vocals), […]

Mad Hatter’s Bus Vlog

Mad Hatter’s Bus Vlog

By Ariana Hwang Ever wonder what an Alice in Wonderland party would look like inside a London double-decker bus? Here’s your one-way ticket to the most magical cocktail party in Bushwick. Book your Mad Hatter experience! https://www.madhattersbus.com/

Not Your Mother’s Twelfth Night Conquers Central Park

Not Your Mother’s Twelfth Night Conquers Central Park

Photo by Joan Marcus By Reuven Glezer Central Park has become a joyous, soul-filled fantasy land, courtesy of the production of Twelfth Night now running at the Delacorte Theater. Growing out of the 2016 Public Works production, the 90-minute musical has plenty of candy-coated tunes […]

Brotherhood and Music Reviews: Chow Squared Music

Brotherhood and Music Reviews: Chow Squared Music

By Chelsea Booth Chow Squared Music is a collaborative music review YouTube channel run by twin brothers Dylan and Brandon Chow. Both brothers, who are devout hip-hop heads, cover all genres on their channel and serve up videos that hold back no punches. “Throughout high […]

The Uninvited Guest: Cancer and Every Decision That Goes With It

The Uninvited Guest: Cancer and Every Decision That Goes With It

By Ariana Hwang My mother woke up from excessive movement on the other side of bed. When she turned to face him, she had discovered that he’d been scratching himself restlessly. Her instinct normally would’ve been to groan in irritation. But this time, she knew […]

Here’s What Joining an Alien Abduction Support Group Looks Like

Here’s What Joining an Alien Abduction Support Group Looks Like

By Chelsea Booth A few weeks ago I joined a support group for survivors of alien abduction. How does one plunge so deep into the Internet’s abyss that they stumble upon a support group for people who have been abducted by aliens? Frankly, I don’t […]

Short Diary + Gallery: Cold Cave & Black Marble at Warsaw

Short Diary + Gallery: Cold Cave & Black Marble at Warsaw

All Photos By Anthony Sokolov By Ariana Hwang   One can of Tecate and several pierogies later, I slithered past the most gothic crowd I’ve been in. Everyone at Warsaw, a music venue located in Williamsburg, was decorated with Joy Division shirts, leather jackets, tattoos, […]

FINKEL Wants to Create an Alternate Reality With Music and Art

FINKEL Wants to Create an Alternate Reality With Music and Art

Picture by Leigh Ann Cobb By Ariana Hwang Married couple Jane and Brian Spencer are drawn together by what they love to create: music. Jane plays keyboards, Brian plays guitar, and both of them sing. In fact, they’ve been playing gigs for years and releasing […]