Hot Pick: 03-17-2011

Marti Gould Cummings, Co-founder of Broadway Speaks Out tells FP:

Must Read

Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Must See

The First Wives Club

Must Do

Live life freely and to the fullest

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Hot Pick: 03-02-2011

Michelle Tea, writer and Sister Spit co-founder, tells FP:

Must Read

I waste so much of my life reading fashion magazines, but THE GENTLEWOMAN doesn't make me feel bad about lost time.

Must See

Anything by Taylor Mac!

Must Do

My favorite thing to do right now is go to Tucson.

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Hot Pick: 02-15-2011

Tiffany Rhodes, of Butch Diva Designs tells FP:

Must Read

Do You by Russell Simmons

Must See

Coco Before Chanel

Must Do

Embrace a day off, schedule in time to relax, and appreciate the small things!

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Hot Pick: 02-01-2011

Elissa Bassist, writer and editor, tells FP:

Must Read

Rumpus Women, Volume I

Must See

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Must Do

DON'T ask for permission. Write the book that's inside of you. When you're not doing that, practice yoga and/or Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease Hip-Hop Dance Workout.

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Hot Pick: 01-21-2011

Jeanne Vaccaro, Commander of the Feminist Killjoy Army, tells FP:

Must Read

Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories

Must See

Black Swan

Must Do

Disco rollerskate; anything crafty; Tumblr.

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Hot Pick: 01-11-2011

Ryann Holmes and Genesis Tramaine, activists, tells FP:

Must Read

bois will be bois

Must See

PARIAH, film by Dee Rees

Must Do

Pray, do push-ups, see live music, and visit the Bklyn Museum!

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Hot Pick: 12-21-2010

Kate Goldwater, eco-friendly fashion designer and founder of AuH20 designs tells FP:

Must Read

Tiger Beatdown

Must See

The Perennial Plate

Must Do

Go to a show, party, circus performance, or sewing workshop at the House of Yes.

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Hot Pick: 12-07-2010

Laura Whitehorn, activist, tells FP:

Must Read

"Nut Bag Letter to John Stewart" by Susie Day

Must See

Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Must Do

Get warmer shoes for demonstrating and rallying; visit the ocean before the New Year; visit political prisoner/friend Herman Bell before he begins his 38th year in prison.

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Don't miss DARINA AL-JOUNDI this week!

Date & time: March 29, 2011 - 11:30am - April 6, 2011 - 11:30am

Location: Washington DC, New York

Darina Al-Joundi to perform as part of the Smithsonian’s Fracophonie conference, March 24th & 25th, 2011
3.29.11: CUNY Grad Center, NYC 6 pm
3.31.11: Darina at La Maison Française, New York University 7 pm
4.6.11: Reading at Alwan for the Arts 7 pm

Check out: The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing, Darina Al-Joundi

Hot Pick: 11-20-2010

Jack Halberstam, writer and scholar, tells FP:

Must Read

The Guilt Project by Vanessa Place

Must See

MegaMind in 3D

Must Do

Swim outdoors at dawn; marathon Mad Men viewing; listen to my old record collection loudly!

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