Update from Kristen

On 10/1/18 I underwent an unexpected surgical procedure to repair herniated and ruptured discs in my cervical spine. The good news is I am moving slowly and steadily in the right direction and getting better everyday. 

Unfortunately, I have…


Angels in our own Backyard

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For the past four year’s our Girls Rising BeachFest MainStage was…

Joan Jett and Melissa Etheridge

There's a certain time and place to ask someone something. Timing is really everything. But sometimes, when an opportunity presents itself, you have to strike. 
For example, say you're at a dinner party. The person sitting next to you is…

Make Better Choices Part 2

The right brain rainbow is factually correct

That's me on the right. Ironically. It occurred to me while reading over some of my past blogs that I should post a disclaimer. Anything I write on this blog is based on…

Minerva Audio & The Babysitter

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Our best and favorite baby sitter lives 3 doors down from us. She is also my daughter Kate's flute teacher. She's a junior in high school and the type of…

Girls Rising Announces All-Star Panel for BeachFest 5!

Sea Cliff, NY - June 30, 2018 - All female rock band Antigone Rising will present their 5th annual BeachFest at Sea Cliff Beach Pavilion on Saturday June 30th from 12 noon - 10pm. BeachFest celebrates the work of the…

Abby Wambach Speaks at Barnard

I've decided it's time to start blogging again on a regular basis because there's just so much to blog about. As many of you know, the band has created our own nonprofit called Girls Rising. You can find out more…

Girls Rising 501c3

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Antigone Rising & The Bangles Recently, Antigone Rising formed a nonprofit called Girls Rising. The idea…

Brian Williams the Booking Agent

I have a very funny story about Brian Williams.

When Antigone Rising was a baby band, we started touring full time well before we were technically ready to be touring full time. In other words, we gave our parents heart…