The Fado

{Image Courtesy of Last Fm} Amalia Rodrigues was known as the “Queen of the Fado,” and sung beautiful, haunting and mesmerizing music. The fado is known as the Portuguese version of the blues and dates…

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How the “F” Courses Saved Me

{Gloria Steinem 1977. Image Courtesy of Postcard Gallery} One thing I’ve always been interested in is how we, as women, shape and are shaped by society. The feminist courses I studied in university really woke…

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Running Gear Guide Fall/Winter Edition

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Historical Fiction

“I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current.” -Mamah Borthwick from Loving Frank by Nancy Horan  …

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From Desire to Blue Jasmine

  Woody Allen has really grown on us lately. While he’s always been regarded as a significant filmmaker, it hasn’t been until more recent works like Midnight in Paris and Cassandra’s Dream that have made…

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