Today is the 7 year anniversary of the first-ever BIG SHE-BANG, organized by the Long Island Womyn’s Collective. For a history of the Big She-Bang, check out Beth Puma and Kate Wadkins’ “I Got a Proposition Goes Something Like This: A Brief History of the Big She-Bang.” To see how the festival has changed and grown through […]
Hello Everyone! First and foremost thank you for an amazing turn out and great participation–we felt that this year’s Big She-Bang was a great success! However, what’s most important is what you thought! We have gained invaluable insight into how we can better work with our larger community from conducting post-event surveys in the past […]
Writer and Founder/Editor of Sadie Magazine, Jesse Sposato, wrote a rad piece on the BIG SHE-BANG, coming up this Saturday, for the Greenpoint Gazette! Check it out here!
our amazing poster created by Caroline Paquita! Caroline printed these on her Risograph – there will be posters available at the event that are one color, dark blue ink on white paper, legal sized. Get ‘em while they’re hot!
THE BIG SHE-BANG V presented by For the Birds Collective The Big She-Bang, organized by For The Birds Collective, is being held on Saturday, August 14th at Church of the Messiah, located at 129 Russell Street (Lower Level), Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY from 11AM to 10pm. The Big She-Bang is an all-day event of workshops, panel […]
We have finally confirmed a date and a place for this year’s 5th Annual Big She-Bang! THE BIG SHE-BANG V SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH, 2010 11AM-10PM @ CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH 129 RUSSELL STREET, LOWER LEVEL GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN 11222 Please join us as we anticipate a bunch of really great participants this year, as always. If […]
The Big She-Bang is an annual event that takes place every August. It was originally the brain child of the Long Island Womyn’s Collective, an amazing group which included several current For the Birds members. This will be the third year that the Big She-Bang takes place in New York City and we hope you […]
by Beth Puma and Kate Wadkins In late 2003 there had been many rumblings of the girls and women in the Long Island DIY punk and activist community wanting to organize on their own. Modern Times Collective had been around for years, ideas for Freespace were quickly developing, and the Freewheel Bike Collective had really […]
Check out our amazing poster, made by Tamara at No Guts No Glory! Here is the schedule we’ve come up with for The Big She-Bang IV. Obviously it’s tentative, but it’s a framework for the day. SHE-BANG SCHEDULE 10:30AM | Breakfast Workshops: 11am-12:30pm | Queer Eye for the D.I.Y. 12:45-2:15 | Feminist Urban Mobility 2:15-2:45 […]
Hello all! Us birds over here at FTB HQ have been non-stop planning for The Big She-Bang IV. We have a NEW COMP to be released at the event, and some newer surprises up our sleeves! We’re even presenting our original workshop, Queer Eye for the DIY. Here’s the press release! THE BIG SHE BANG […]