vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

INSPIRATION

Where Can A Girl Get a Drink Around Here?

Ever had an Americano? No, not talking about the coffee, I’m talking about the cocktail. Well head over to the Avery Bar where mixologist, Jayki will fix you the historic and peaceful concoction. Happily hob nobbing with these Bostonians was Detroit’s own Stephanie K, noted singer/songwriter who, one night prior, sang the national anthem at the Celtics-Nets. Along with a …

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TxE – Shash Thumper (Blouse)

Portland hip hop group TxE, AKA Tope, AKA Epp, break from the crowd and proceed to drop a genre-expanding, sonic tab of acid into the bland landscape of hip hop influenced pop. ‘Shasha Thumper’. Produced by Calvin Valentine, better known as G_Force, is aided by an atmospheric sample from hometown indie heroes ‘Blouse.’ This melancholy mutation of classic hip hop beats …

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Maggie Estep, Poetry Slam Diva Dies Of A Broken Heart

Maggie Estep, Poetry Slam Diva dies at 50

In Memoriam: Maggie Estep, Poetry Slam Diva Dies Of A Broken Heart – Virago Magazine Maggie Estep‘s last blog entry was entitled “Stripers, Sluts and Umlauts” and posted about a week before she died of a heart attack at fifty in Hudson, NY. The subject was “lives, struggles and loves.” The stuff she always wrote, spoke and sang about. The poetic Estep made her …

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