Posts Tagged ‘sarah mclachlan’

The Morning After: Feminine Feminist Edition

* Ms. Magazine reporter Kate Noftsinger asks a panel of Lilith Fair artists a question:
“Who here identifies as a feminist?”

The Relevance of Lilith Fair In 2010

Yesterday, I appeared on WNYC's "Soundcheck Smackdown" to debate the merits of the floundering 2010 Lilith Fair tour. I took the "it kinda sucks!" position; Marisa Meltzer presented the opposite viewpoint. I'm a big fan of Meltzer's book, Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution In Music, so it was fun. Bonus: at the end of [...]

Sexist Comments of the Week: KABBALAH! Edition

Last week, commenters defended boob embroidery, contributed to the campus rape "myth", and  thought of the children. But the comment of the week has to go to Twitter user @KabbalahOregon, a Twitter account devoted to "Keeping It Real and Supporting Those That Keep It REAL! NO FAKES ALLOWED:)" Those That Keep It Real took issue with [...]

A Hierarchy of Lilith Fair Artists

Last week, the initial line-up was announced for next summer's return of Lilith Fair, Sarah McLachlan's late-'90s festival celebrating music made by women. The last Lilith Fair was held over a decade ago, but memories of McLachlan & co.'s earnest acoustic ballads have not faded from public consciousness (nor has the faint smell of sandalwood). [...]

Lilith Fair Is Coming to D.C. Is It Going to Suck?

Lilith Fair—everyone's favorite all-female music festival of the late '90s—is coming back next year, and it's slated to make a stop in Washington, D.C. I am torn.
On the one hand, it was great to see so many successful female musicians all sharing one stage—the original 1997 line-up included Sarah McLachlan, Meredith Brooks, Paula Cole, Shawn [...]