One thing I have learned about mermaids – they are not lazy! These lady never stop moving, doing, making, talking, singing, dancing etc..
Some recent mermaid news:
Dame Darcy keeps a very busy schedule with performances, speaking engagements, commissions and self-publishing her comics! You can pick up copies of her comics and books here. She also makes original prints, drawings, dolls and more artwork all for sale on Etsy.
Bambi The Mermaid and photographer Andrew Brusso, have been getting tons of great press for the 2010 Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid calendar which they created. Proceeds from the sale of this limited edition calendar goes to help keep the mermaids swimming in the historic Weeki Wachee Springs park. Also congratulations to Bambi, whose dog Mr. Velvet Underpants was wed to Miss Movie Star in a small public ceremony in Brooklyn this past Saturday.
Mara Haseltine never stops moving, traveling the world to speak at conferences, teach courses and create site specific sculptures. We visited her at Governers Island where she had an installation made of thousands of oyster shells (what else!) and gave a talk about urban oyster restoration on the Waterpod. The Guardian UK has a nice interview about her environmental work if you are interested in learning more.
The Brooklyn Babydoll keeps busy outside of her day job with a full schedule as a pin-up model and go-go dancer and half of the “glamour girl duo for hire” Brooklyn Strip A Go Go (They are available “to wiggle and shake at parties, shows, festivals, or whatever event you are planning that needs a touch of SASS, ASS, and PURE CLASS !” ) There’s lots of events where you can see her this fall, all listed on her MySpace page but you can also catch her performing at the Mermaids of New York fundraiser, this thursday at Galapagos!