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‘Silent Sky’ A Beautiful Tribute to the Women Who Led Us To The Stars

Decades before the ‘hidden figures’ were made famous by the Academy Award nominated film, there was a woman named Henrietta Swan Leavitt (the wonderful Jennifer Cannon) who was an astronomer born in 1868. She and her female colleagues, Williamina Fleming … Continue reading

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“FEMINISTS: What Were They Thinking?”: A Documentary on Second Wave Feminism Takes Form

On an evening¬†in June a small group of film makers, artists and activists gathered in a Hollywood apartment overlooking the 101 freeway and the Capitol building to view the first 22 minutes of “FEMINISTS: What Were They Thinking?” a fund-raiser … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Monstrous Bodies”

“Monstrous Bodies,”¬†subtitled “Feminine Power in Young Adult Horror Fiction”, is an academic work by June Pulliam, published by McFarland. When I first saw the cover, I immediately thought of the “Ginger Snaps” movie trilogy, because the first movie, especially, is … Continue reading

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Subliminal Projects’ Eve: Revolutionary Female Artists

Subliminal Projects Gallery in Echo Park presents Eve beginning Saturday, July 23rd through August 20th. The exhibition features works by revolutionary female artists from the 1970s to the present in a tribute to equality. Interpretations of femininity are explored by … Continue reading

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