Magazines I worked on at Ins&Outs with selected writing samples:
Vol. II, Issue 04, May 2009
Position: Managing Editor [planned & edited entire issue]
+ Taking Back the Scene [Music Feature]
The story behind local organization Astoria Music & Arts and interview with founder Justin Finley.
+ Living the Music: DJ Belladonna [Music Feature]
Profile of local Astoria/LIC DJ, event planner, and SubKultural Girl: Jennifer Sussman aka DJ Belladonna.
+ Open Studio: Jorge Posada [Visual Art Feature]
Interview with Colombian artist Jorge Posada in his LIC studio.
+ In Your Nature: Fashion Spread [Fashion]
Twelve-page Spring fashion shoot, planned and coordinated by Audrey featuring clothing and accessories from local boutiques.
+ Misc. Q&As & blurbs for ‘Flash’ section [Flash]
Includes interviews with local media writer/editors: Carlos Detres of The Whiskey Dregs and Alia Akkam of The Q Note.
Vol. II, Issue 03, December 2008
Position: Associate Editor [planned & edited entire issue]
+ What’s For Dinner? Review [Visual Art Review]
Review of thought-provoking photography exhibition at MH Art and Framing Gallery capturing (and questioning) our food resources.
Vol. II, Issue 02, August 2008
Position: Assistant Editor [planned & edited entire issue]
+ Light & Energy [Community Feature]
Profile of LIC-based neon artist and designer Kenny Greenberg of Krypton Neon.
+ Enlightenment for Everyone [Themed Feature: Health]
Interview with Chakrasambara Buddhist Center Resident Teacher, Kadam Morten, about New Kadampa Buddhism.
+ Mini-review of Nicole Atkins & the Sea [Flash]
Short review and quotes from the acclaimed songstress when she and The Sea played a free show in LIC’s Socrates Sculpture Park.
Vol. II, Issue 01, May 2008
Position: Assistant Editor [edited entire issue]
+ Balancing Dedication [Community Feature]
Feature about Long Island City High School’s award-winning Boys Gymnastics Team featuring quotes from coach and team members.
+ Electric Six Album Review [Music Review]
Review of Detroit rock band Electric Six’s fourth album, I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me From Being The Master.
Vol. I, Issue 10, December 2007
Position: Editorial Intern
+ Excerpted DIRT Review [Theatre Feature]
Review of critically acclaimed one-man theatre show DIRT, was excerpted and featured prominently on DIRT‘s official site.
Online-only articles (appeared on homepage of licmagazine.com):
+ Astoria Music Rock n’ Crawl: Only the Beginning… [Event Recap/Review]
Recap of multi-venue local music event, produced in association with Ins&Outs.
+ Versatile Theatre Company Stages Unique Brecht Revival [Theatre Review]
Review of Astoria-based Hipgnosis Theatre Company’s production of ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle.’
+ LIC Museum of Natural History at Texas Firehouse [Visual Art Review]
Multimedia art exhibition at LIC gallery/performance space, Texas Firehouse.