#CharmApe, a visceral and transformative experience (review)

Last night I attended Charm Ape, a “one night only” exhibition hosted by artist David Wolk.  A sizable crowd packed into an abandoned loft – filled only with Wolk’s paintings, sculptures and trapped summer air. Click here to view a Storify of my tweets from Charm Ape Outside, the busy corner of Cherokee and Iowa…

The ‘Cruel Mystery’ and Butterflies of Hope

Imagine your life as an independent adult.  Now think of the decisions you’ve made in this life – where have they taken you, what have you become?  For one woman, this independence, and her decisions led to a career as a paramedic.  She was charged with working the streets of St. Louis, night after night…

Feminism Fading: the Rise of Social Media

Susan B. Anthony. Gloria Steinem. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Eleanor Roosevelt. Harriet Tubman. Cleopatra. Joan of Arc. Hillary Clinton. Queen Elizabeth. Princess Diana. Boadicea.  Hatshepsut. Audrey Hepburn. Moms. All feminist icons from different eras – all leaders or revolutionaries who have made a change for, and continue to inspire women around the globe – but what…