PLEASE NOTE: THESE EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE IN 5 DIFFERENT
TRESHOLD MUSIC > 440 W 41 Street #B3
SOUND ENGINEERING 101
Learn the fine points of recording and mixing (microphones,
digital recording, consoles, effects) from recording engineer
member of Crowns on 45, Hillary Johnson (www.HillaryJohnson.com).
How to get there:
- take the A/C/E to 42 St. (exit at 42 st)
- walk west across 42 St. 1.5 blocks to Dyer Ave. (betw. 9/10
- turn left on Dyer
- the building is on the SW corner of 41 St. & Dyer-it's
big and red
- go in the main entrance, say you're going to Threshold and
take the elevator to the basement. Threshold is to the right,
THE BUST OFFICES > 419 Lafayette St., 4th Floor (Between
Astor Place and 4th St.)
INTERNATIONAL FEMINIST POLITICS FOR DUMMIES
Want to raise your geo-political feminist awareness but not
sure where to start? Girlbomb from BUST.com's weekly "Broadcast"
and Zaedryn Meade, creator of Khunt.net, will drag your ass
all over the map and give you a quick crash course in what's
happening with women worldwide.
PAPER DOLLS: EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ZINES
BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK
Come by the BUST Magazine offices to learn the basics of zinemaking
and beyond, including professional printing, ad sales, and distribution.
Raquel Bruno, creator of Aquatulle, the glossy '80s zine for
Mr. Mister movers and shakers, will join the BUST girls to dish
the real dirt behind successful self-publishing.
STITCH 'N BITCH
Debbie "Celina Hex" Stoller, BUST's Editor-In-Chief
and founder of the NYC Stitch 'N Bitch knitting circle, will
demonstrate basic techniques and have you knitting yourself
into a frenzy in no time. Supplies will be provided, and needleworkin'
gals of all levels are welcome!
BLUESTOCKINGS BOOKSTORE > 172 Allen St.
KICKING STREET HARASSMENT WHERE IT COUNTS
The Brooklyn-based activist group the Street Harassment Project
and Loolwa Khazzoom, author of Consequence: Beyond Resisting
Rape, will team up for a lively panel on overcoming the daily
menace of street harassment. With a discussion of consciousness
raising and direct-action techniques, women will explore new
responses to old behaviors and find ways to claim our space
on the streets.
SEX TOYS 101
Join the Toys in Babeland staff for a tour of our sex toys and
tips on how to use them. We will share information about vibrators,
dildos and harnesses, butt plugs, cock rings, bondage and sensation
toys, women's anatomy and safer sex. Take this opportunity to
talk about sex in a safe, open environment!
Blood Sisters is an exciting launching pad girl base fueling
action to combat the silence surrounding our female bodies.
Come by to find out more about their creative projects to raise
awareness of menstrual girl-body politics.
SURF REALITY > 172 Allen St. UPSTAIRS
VOCAL TRAINING (NOT CONFIRMED)
HOT ROCKIN' MAMAS: AN ALTERNATIVE LOOK AT PARENTING
Wanna know what happens when riot grrrls get mommy tracked?
Come chat with Segrid Pearson, creator of the smart, snarky
Web zine MommyX, and some of her like-minded, mothering gal
pals, including a single mom and a lesbian couple.
113 > 113 Ludlow St.
PUNK ROCK AEROBICS
Let's get physical! The name says it all about this girl-powered,
Blondie-blaring workout. Wear your sneaks, and be prepared to
sweat to your favorite Ramones songs.
So you wanna be a rock 'n roll star? Learn the basics of bass,
guitar, and drums from some hard rockin' ladies with the callouses
to prove it. They'll also fill you in on buying instruments,
various learning methods, and how to find people to play with.
TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK
RAH-RAH RADICAL CHEERLEADERS
Radical Cheerleaders are taking the streets by storm and taking
over the design of activism. We are radical, anti-authoritarian
feminist loudmouths who cannot be ignored--and it's so much
fun! Come hang out with a bunch of crazy cheerleaders in the
park and learn how to take this medium of resistance to your
own town, start a squad, and dance your ass off. No tryouts,
No team captains, and a lot of attitude! We will swap cheers,
make skirts and pom-poms, and discuss boring theories about
representation and stuff. Please bring a couple of plastic bags,
some cloth, and a pair of scissors.