Beth Lawrence Viva La Voice "Inspiring The Artist In Everyone!"One of the questions I'll be asking the participants of my March 6 "Conquer Stage Fear Workshop" in Salt Lake City is: "When you take the stage, are you focusing on your perceived inadequacy, or on your authentic connection to your audience?" How about YOU?...more
Yesterday, was our first College Fair. #1 was excited about going, and got a lot of good information. #2, reluctantly,went with us, though it was only in hopes of getting some food, because she clearly didn't want to be there, and made no effort to hide her feelings about it. The phrase of the day: "This is dumb, I'm hungry, can we go now?"
In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I am revealing an original song of mine that I recorded last week. It is called "Fat Grrrls" and is my riot grrrl inspired anthem for all girls, fat, thin, tall, short, whatever to love themselves and F**K the rest.
Last night I was at Fitzgerald’s, a live music venue near downtown Houston, to watch Devin’s band compete in a battle of the bands. It was an entertaining and exciting night in many ways. I am proud to report Devin’s band, Legion, kicked butt and ended up winning with an opportunity to compete in the finals in a few weeks. Yeah!But some of the best entertainment during the evening did not come from the stage, but from the audience. Most notably the dreaded… STAGEMOM....more
Lady Gaga - The Fame (2008) on (Streamline/Konlive/Cherrytree/Interscope)
Oh snap. Yes, I just said it. Lady Gaga's music is feminist. Why do I say such things? Because I can back it up. And because I love her music, videos, and persona. She is the reason I have actually started to listen to pop music again. So, let me tell you about feminist music....
"there's a song that they sing when they take to the highway..." Music is such a big part of my life, and my iPod playlist is always a reflection of my mood... On a normal day I usually just pick my "Favs" which encompasses everything I love... When I'm in a particularly fabulous mood, I click over to my "No Boys Allowed" mix which contains a large quantity of "sing-at-the-top-of-my-lungs" chick songs (which I appropriately sing at the top of my lungs). "on the way home this car hears my confessions..." ...more