Posts tagged ‘guitars’

December 7, 2011

Amy Klein’s Wonderful Spinner Interview of Cyndi Lauper

Guitarist, activist, and blogger Amy Klein (who I interviewed for this blog in May) recently interviewed Cyndi Lauper about a new documentary on women in rock. In the interview, Lauper dishes on the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame, and name drops Wanda Jackson. Go check it out. It’s a good one.

June 25, 2011

Girls Rock! Chicago Camp Extravaganza Tomorrow!

Girls Rock Chicago

Girls Rock Chicago! holds a concert tomorrow to mark the graduation of a whole new set of young rock n’ rollers.  They have tons of cute photos of the young campers over on their website and in their Flickr stream.  (Bonus:  the Flickr stream includes photos of past Guitareste interviewees and Girls Rock! Camp counselors Miss Alex White and Ruadhan Ward.)

From the organization’s website:

This Sunday we introduce the newest class of GR!C grads – our session one campers – in a performance at the legendary Metro. That’s 18 bands guaranteed to rock your socks off, PLUS young DJs fresh out of DJ camp. As always, this event is ALL ages. Bring the kids and let them dance in our reserved shorty section while sharing in the inspiration.

This sessions band’s include your new favorites: Octopie, Flaming Mustaches, The Recycled Hearts, Corduroy Converse, LOL, Black Cats, Painting the Roses Red and many more!

Sunday, June 26th
3pm – 5pm
3730 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
$7 in advance, $8 at the door.

Kids under 8 are admitted FREE

Congratulations, campers!

June 20, 2011

Shredder Cheese Grater

Thanks to the best house guest that ever lived, I can cross a flying V off my must-have list.


Almost as good as the shredder itself? The packaging. Check that girl out!



She might be slaving over lasagna, but she’s thinking Stairway to Heaven!

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