BUST Magazine’s Brooklyn Craftacular Embodied The DIY, Pro-Women Spirit Of Indie Arts

by Shae BUST Magazine’s Craftacular is an annual (mini) extravaganza that in its breadth showcases the hard work and raw talent of independent artists across illustration, makeup, home decor, baked goods, drinks, clothing, jewelry, and accessories. The fair’s popularity has admirably grown in the last few years. Developed into a respectable haven for discovering former unknowns by critical attendees, it’s, more importantly, a fun space for BUST … Continue reading BUST Magazine’s Brooklyn Craftacular Embodied The DIY, Pro-Women Spirit Of Indie Arts

The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists

by Shae Kahlo  In the 1990s, the zine (sometimes written as ‘zine) was the alternative to the glossy, look at me magazines of Cosmopolitan and even Rolling Stone on any newsstand or bookstore. Zines are often smaller in size, straight from the copy machine, and available on random. Street corners, cafes, and local flea markets and fairs. The pamphlet-sized items have been around since the 1930s and … Continue reading The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists

I Really Wanted To Like The Hot, Unique, NYC Treat, The Raindrop Cake. But…

Six years in New York, and I somehow missed experiencing a lot of sweet and savory crazes of the city’s local foodies. It’s laughably lamentable considering I did not miss Jeremy Scott‘s after-parties, for Fashion Week, two years in a row (for both the spring and winter presentations). Witnessed the aspiring renegades of the eventually imploded movement of Occupy Wall Street skateboard, bike, and march … Continue reading I Really Wanted To Like The Hot, Unique, NYC Treat, The Raindrop Cake. But…