Category: woman artist

Hey hey! Ho ho!

To all Battniks (past, present, and future),

Happy May Day!

Here’s some pictures from the Batten Library!  About half of the house-owned material has been cataloged on-line ( with even more on the way!


Margaret Cho.

She is workshoping her new show Beautiful before she starts her tour in Australia.


If you are in the area, please go see her. She is amazing. I’ve seen her in concert and own three of her DVDs. (I’m even in one of them!) It looks like she won’t even be doing Beautiful in the US right away, but going back to performing Sensuous Woman (which I’ll def go see, but I have to wait til the summer).

I’m so jealous.

Hump day jams!

What’s better than some women artists to help you get through the middle of the week?

M.I.A. is the daughter of Sri Lankan activists and is majorly cool in her own right. Just check out the activist images in the background and the way she shakes it without just being a peice of ass. It’s also worth your while to google her lyrics.

Lady Sovereign is a white British rapper and the only white woman to have signed with Def Jam Records. I love how she gets a manicure (hint: she uses something very sharp) and wears baggy pants. Her accent makes me drool a little…