Dori Berinstein

Growing up in Los Angeles, Dori Berinstein made countless trips to see live theatre with her family. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion was a frequent destination. On one excursion, young Berinstein saw a production of “Hello Dolly,” starring the legendary Carol Channing. Channing’s performance made a huge impact, and from that moment on, Berinstein was a …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Works With Sound It Out Campaign

A few months ago, we shared a story about Sound It Out, a campaign by the Ad Council that helps parents and caregivers have meaningful conversations about mental wellbeing with their middle schoolers. Recently Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda family worked with Sound It Out to talk about the importance of having conversations with kids—and …

films anger sadness

In the film Turning Red (2022), a young 13-year-old girl, Meilin “Mei” Lee, turns into a red panda whenever she has strong emotions: when she is angry, when she is sad and when she is excited. She begins to believe that strong emotions are embarrassing and tries to suppress her true self. In the film …

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten great quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. 10 Great Quotes …

fanny female rock band

Three women nod to the beat of a drum, their silvery hair swinging in unison. One leans towards a microphone, husky voice ready to belt. This female trio is not some random band of retirees but instead living icons rekindling their passion for rock ‘n’ roll. Their slightly wrinkled faces smile as the sound of …

Photographs by Women Artists

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is now hosting Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists from Helen Kornblum, an exhibition that will present 90 photographic works by female artists from the last 100 years. The exhibit will be on view from April 16 to October 2, 2022. Drawn exclusively from the Museum’s collection, thanks to …

Sasha Graham

Before becoming a children’s book author, Sasha Graham worked as a publicist, television writer and producer, and an executive for Walt Disney Studios. In the four years since Graham pursued writing full-time, she has written two children’s books, both part of her Tiny Ninja series. Using the character of the “Tiny Ninja,” which represents the …

10 Quotes from Women in Jazz for National Jazz Appreciation Month

National Jazz Appreciation Month reminds us to acknowledge over a century of revolutionary and unforgettable music. From the 1920s prohibition era to the civil rights movement, jazz has undoubtedly shaped the American music and social experience. Check out the following 10 quotes from women in jazz for reflection and inspiration. Quotes from Women in Jazz …

Anna May Wong

The U.S. Mint will, over the next four years, issue quarters featuring the likenesses of American women who contributed to “the development and history of our country.” The first batch of the American Women Quarters Program, announced in January 2022, includes astronaut Sally Ride and poet Maya Angelou. One name on the list might be …

Our Favorite Magazines for Creative Girls

I love every opportunity for the kids’ eyes to not be on a screen. That’s why I’m a fan of these print magazines for kids, as are my girls. All are 100 percent ad-free and are great to have in the car when driving around town. As an Amazon affiliate, Girls That Create earns from …

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