Over the years working in costume design, I ushered an actor through the Mississippi swamplands and was ushered through a Las Vegas casino via bodyguard.
Happy Hour with Ivy Mix
Speed Rack’s Ivy Mix is one of those women who comes to mind when you think of the phrase “powerhouse.” She is an artist, in addition to owning one cocktail bar, tending another one and co-founding an international women’s bartending competition, which raises money for breast cancer research. Mix talked to AWT about achieving the right balance of work, play and YOLO.
Poem: Batman by Leigh Lucas
Batman – poem by Leigh Lucas, a writer who lives in San Francisco. She is working on her first collection of poems.
When a Sex Shop Opens in the Neighborhood
Sid is standing on the shoulders of brazen, sex-loving giants. Please wouldn’t be there at all if not for the early pioneers who, starting in the 1970s, established the women’s sex toy industry as we know it, shattering many of the myths surrounding female sexuality along the way.
Upping the Ante: Jessica Walsh on Creative Play
Jessica Walsh has gotten so good at breaking (and making) the rules, in fact, that she lectures on the value of play as a creative tool.
Look Ma, No Hands! Risky Playground Design
Look Ma, no hands! Many believe that The safety-first design of most U.S. playgrounds tends to stifle children’s independence rather than foster it. Now a movement to create spaces that actively encourage…
Sexuality Game: Alien Sex and the Quintessential Vulva
Alien Sex and the Quintessential Vulva Writer: Sara Cornish Editor: Allison Geller Artwork Courtesy of Tina Gong Meet two designers who are using games to explore sexuality Games aren’t just simulations or…
Pages: Sheila Heti’s All Our Happy Days Are Stupid
A year after Sheila Heti published her hugely original and popular metanovel, How Should a Person Be?, the director Jordan Tannahill contacted her to see if the play the narrator was struggling to write in the novel was real.