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Megafauna: music review

Guitarist/vocalist Dani Neff, drummer Zack Humphrey and bassist Greg Yancey recorded an impressive, spectacular album filled with garage-rock, metallic edginess and aggressive, fast-paced songs. Generally heavier rock than I’d listen to but I’ve fallen in love with Dani Neff’s vocals and feminist spirit. 346 more words

Music

RIP Homestead Easter [April 22, 1973- April 2, 2014]

Easter made it through the winter and nearly to her 41st birthday. As anyone in New England knows it was a long and arduous winter with tons of snow and ice. 1,132 more words

Women/ Feminism

Women's History Month: choice quotes by women writers

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter,
one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
–Virginia Woolf

Art is so much more real than life. 117 more words

Books

Women's History Month: Documentaries about Women

Bhutto
–riveting, inspirational and moving documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto who fought for democracy in Pakistan.

The Business of Being Born
–Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein investigate maternity care in the United States. 240 more words

Film

STEELE INTERVIEWS: Charlie Hilton of BLOUSE

Portland band BLOUSE composes exquisitely dark, swirling Goth-pop writhing with existential themes. Magnetic. Moody. Brimming with haunting vocals and dreamy, moody compositions. After putting some initial recordings on Bandcamp and garnering the attention from a popular music blog, BLOUSE received offers from several record labels and signed a deal with Captured Tracks. 760 more words

Music

This girl is on fire

I vividly remember watching the documentary “Girl Rising” a year ago with my dear friend.

I cried, I laughed and I smiled watching the journeys of nine girls coming of age in the developing world. 444 more words

#IdleNoMore's defiant brand of feminism

Sovereignty, ecology, and decolonizing the female body 

Ahead of International Women’s Day this Saturday, Ragina Johnson and Brian Ward spoke with Alex Wilson, a leading organizer for Idle No More and a member Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba, Canada. 3,451 more words

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