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Women geeks artists create 1st WiredArtsFest and it supports repro rights!

Tweetby Cindy Cooper The first-ever WiredArtsFest may be the future of theater — live performance on stage in New York, captured by four film cameras, and simultaneously broadcast over the Internet to people everywhere by live streaming technology. And if this is the future, it’s finally looking good for women. Thirteen performing companies are participating in the WiredArtsFest, [...]
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Artist as Entrepreneur: Katy Rubin

Tweet Find out how Katy Rubin, Founder of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, was able to marry her artistic side with her entrepreneurial side by enrolling in and graduating from New York City Economic Development Corporation and NYFA’s Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp. It’s a fascinating story of how, with training and mentoring, art and [...]
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Cats, books and love: The cartoons of Stephanie Piro

Tweet“Cartooning is the best revenge,” jokes Stephanie Piro when I ask where her ideas come from. A marital spat with husband John or a stranger’s insensitive remark will quickly find its way into Piro’s “Fair Game” strip, or King Feature’s popular “Six Chix” feature, where Piro is the “Saturday Chick.” They may start with a [...]
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Support feminist film in the face of misogyny

TweetAn organization came to my university a few weeks ago and handed out movie equipment to interested students to have for a week so that they could make a film. I was so excited when I found out about it because I have been wanting to make a film for a while but I didn’t have [...]
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Silent Cinema: the more things change

Tweet The Silent Screen has always been an interest of mine, especially viewed through a Feminist lens. Today, we are often inclined to find that films without live sound and spoken dialogue are dull, dated, and of interest only to a small group of affectionados. I have found that they provide insight into gender roles still intact [...]
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