We are ready for the weekend but we couldn’t leave without our recommendations for you!
Are you shoe-enthusiastic? Do you have a closet only for your shoes? You should read the book "Bad shoes and the Women Who Love Them" by Leora Tanembaum. Read some of the extreme practices women have undergone in the name of footwear. (via Feminist Review)
Virginia Woolf’s novel "Mrs. Dalloway" turns 85. An incredible book that, through the character of Mrs. Dalloway, emphasizes the importance of peace in the world. If you haven’t read it yet, please don’t miss it. (LA TIMES)
Maya Schenwar interviewed Barbara Berg and they discussed her book "Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining Our Future." Enjoy an interesting interview. (via Ms. Magazine)
A fun and interesting event happens this weekend in NYC featuring all-mom rock bands, plus games and other activities for children. A free event, part of the 10th annual free Summer On the Hudson festival at Riverside Park South in Manhattan. Check it here: Mamapalooza via Feminist Majority Foundation.
In the beginning of June, the event “Mahnaz Afkhami on Women and the Future of the Middle East” takes place in San Francisco. Don’t miss it if you’re on the west coast! (via Feminist Majority Foundation)
An interactive program that encourages visitors to take part by voicing their ideas and questions takes places on Saturday, May 22, at the Brooklyn Museum. Artist Liz Linden and writer Jen Kennedy will handle a daylong project in feminist space making. (via Brooklyn Museum)
And don’t forget: the third annual Cheers to Choice fundraiser takes place next Tuesday, May 25, at the Stewart R. Mott House with YWTF DC! (via YWTF)
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