How To Survive Your First Music Festival

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By VANESSA SAMS

You’re off! You’re going to embrace that fun in the sun, parties, great times, new friends and, well, obviously some amazing music shows. You are officially a festival babe.

You’ve probably seen enough festival fashion to make you a professional dresser (step aside Kardashians), and you’ve got every cute new item going. Crop top? Check. Flower crown? Check. Fringe? Macrame? Afghan dress? Check, check check!

However, like your mom, I’m going to highlight some of the finer points that, if remembered, will prevent you from being “that girl people talk about” on Day One. I’ll also give some general all-around good advice to keep you looking and feeling your freshest even on Day Four. Continue reading

We Stand With Kesha

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A week ago, the hashtag #FreeKesha was trending on Twitter, while dozens of fans with posters displaying the same slogan stood outside a New York courtroom. Since that day when her request for an injunction was denied,  there have literally been dozens of articles, thinkpieces, and open letters published. The Kesha case has touched so many people, and that’s because, at its heart, it is a sad reminder of the world in which we live. Continue reading