Ribbon Around A Bomb

Femme Avant-core

Style Ish: Cast of Vices

Someday I might be both affluent AND badass (you never know), at which point, I’d consider buying a couple pieces from Cast of Vices‘ collection of accessories that speak to … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Bruce Conner

Yesterday was pretty much fantastic. I got to spend all day with my dear friend Talley, gallery-hopping in downtown SF, trekking to the top of Bernal Park, and throwing down … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… MANIFESTOS

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the power of manifestos. This might have something to do with the fact that I recently re-picked up Manifesto: A Century of Isms, … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: Beth Hoeckel

I’m completely taken with Baltimore-based collage artist Beth Hoeckel! And why wouldn’t I be? Her work clearly has strong similarities to Linder Sterling (one of my favorite human beings ever), … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… RAB Outlaw Radio!

Ribbon Around a Bomb is now officially also a radio program hosted by La Lengua and broadcasting live from San Francisco’s Mission district via pirate station Radio Valencia. Tune in … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

San Francisco: Record Store Tour

Recently, the husb and I embarked on a self-guided tour of every decent record store in San Francisco. In one Saturday, we hit up TWELVE record stores from the Mission … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Pregnant Neck

Fact: I am a fan of bands with really awkward names. Although I know very little else about Essex outfit Pregnant Neck, I wanted to publicly acknowledge them for making … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… A Giant Painted Jesus Mountain

My southern California adventures continued yesterday with a trip to National Folk Art Site Salvation Mountain. Built by Leonard Knight on the outskirts of Niland, California, the message is simple: … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in the United States and Mexico

When most people consider Surrealism, they imagine an exclusive group of men, whose highbrow and absurdist antics embody that ironic, bohemian European man that (too) many of us know today.  … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Hollywood is a Verb

Since I’m in Southern California (and heading to LACMA tomorrow!), here is what looks like fantastic exhibition to have attended 10 years ago. Hollywood is a Verb was a group … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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