Calling All Zine Nerds, Dorks, Geeks (which we say with love and pride) to Zine Camp!!

Long for the days of camp but without the whole overnight, sleeping bag part?  Well, look no futher, for ZINE CAMP is here! Zine Camp is a four-week long camp that meets two days a week, tuesdays and fridays, from 12-4pm. The campers meet at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) in... Read more »

Bitch in the Windy City

Everything's coming together. Here's what's happening in Chicago. Please spread the word... Read more »

Bitch office in Portland now a gallery space too!

  Please stop by the office during open hours 9:30-5:00 Monday-Friday. (Best to call ahead as there is not someone in the office at *all* times). Pieces are for sale by the artist on a sliding scale. For a peek at the works go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bitchmagazine/sets/72157604836290807... Read more »

Come one, come all -- B-Word/Bitch is seeking an Operations Director

Please spread this far and wide! Cheers! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Best known for publishing the quarterly magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, B-Word is a 12-year old nonprofit,... Read more »

Hello, Detroit!

  #1. Who doesn't love a danceparty? #2. Who doesn't want to dance at a fundraiser for bitch magazine in detroit? Please forward to all your friends in the Detroit area, and if you'd like to host something like this in your area, please, please, let us know. Cheers! Read more »

Artist tea in Portland tomorrow afternoon

Toni Tabora-Roberts, one of Bitch's new Board members is facilitating this great event in Portland tomorrow afternoon where she will be talking to Roberta Wong, an artist who does installation pieces addressing identity, gender, race and politics, about her work in the current IFCC gallery show,... Read more »

Divertissements for performing bears

The title of this post is the song title of another provocatively-titled entity (or problematically-titled entity, depending on whom you ask), 3 Leg Torso, a band I saw perform tonight. I've never been good at describing genres, but I'll call it a mashup of Klezmer/Chamber/Gypsy/Circus/Carnival/(... Read more »

Give away rice and expand your vocab

Now discovered - a new way to pass time at work, while expanding your vocabulary and giving away rice! Maybe it's because I've spent the better part of today intently reading last Sunday's New York Times Magazine on giving and philanthropy (focusing on the billionaires and millionaires out there... Read more »

RIP, yet again

I am hoping that the B-sides blog won't become a weekly RIP to independent publications - but then again, maybe it will wake us all up, myself included, to the reality that independent media is becoming increasingly more difficult to produce and that we can create opportunites to do something about... Read more »

"Are you ready to rock 'n' roll?"

If there's anything more awesome than seeing an eight-year old girl scream that into a microphone, it's being in a theater full of girls like this celebrating the opening of Girls Rock! The Movie. Filmmakers Arne Johnson and Shane King focus on the inspiring breakthroughs, but don't skip over the... Read more »

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