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Meet The World's First Woman Graphic Novelist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

Does the name Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová ring any bells? If you call yourself a lover of literature or graphic novels, it should. She's the mi...

Meet The Feminist Artist Who Refused To Define Herself As Such

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

Upon hearing the name Meret Oppenheim, a striking image often comes to mind. A teacup, spoon and saucer, covered in a tawny fuzz, the beautiful collis...

Challenges for Women in the Arts: Reflections on the MAKERS Conference

Lia Chavez | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Lia Chavez

The feminists I know are intriguing creatives, entrepreneurs, mothers and lovers; we love our lingerie and our men (not necessarily in that order), and are passionate about excellence, human dignity, empathy, collaboration and co-creation.

Everything A Feminist Needs To Know About Quilting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts

Quilting is a craft we usually associate with the American collective. Unless you have a mother, grandmother or other distant female relative who mast...

Audrey Niffenegger's Dream World

Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

"The compulsion when I'm writing has often been: 'Let's kill them all!' writes Audrey Niffenegger, author of "The Time Traveler's Wife," in a piece fo...

These Museums Are Free On Saturday

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Let's face it: We're spoiled by free museums in Washington, D.C.. For those museums that do charge an entrance fee, we're always tryi...

Rock Out With History's Most Visionary Female Rock Stars

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

Early 20th century French composer Nadia Boulanger once said: "A great work of art is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty." It is safe ...

PHOTOS: Great Gatsby Ball At The National Museum Of Women In The Arts

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Last Saturday's "Great Gatsby"-themed ball at the National Museum of Women in the Arts allowed men and women from 21 to 81 to opportunit...

The Beach Boys, Great Gatsby Ball, DC Record Fair: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 15, 16, 17

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.15.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 15 1. The Beach Boys At Merriweather Post Pavilion Who thought Brian Wilson would be touring? In 2012? Wow. We're not sayi...

TONIGHT: 'Song 1' Extended At Hirshhorn

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.11.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 11 1. Song 1: A Happening At Hirshhorn The recently extended exhibit is breathing new, exciting and hip air into the ...