Women Who Rock: Janelle Monae

Have you seen those CoverGirl commercials with the gorgeous young woman in a ’60s-style suit, bright red lips, and fantastic pompadour? In case you were wondering, that’s Janelle Monáe and she is amazing. While she’s been compared to everyone from Lauryn Hill to Janet Jackson, I tend to describe her as the imagined love child of […]

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The Lights Are On At Persephone Lounge: OT for 9/1

Happy September, everyone! Tonight’s OT title is a little ironic, because now, four days after Irene, much of my state is still without power. But the lights are always on in the OT! Come on in, grab your favorite beverage (tonight, I’m going for a boozy Arnold Palmer: sweet tea vodka with fresh lemon juice […]