THE MEOWSLETTER - Roctober 2012
We Did It!
Thank you to all our friends and supporters for funding the GRL Talk Book in our recent Kickstarter Campaign.
Our goal was $12,500 but we surpassed that number and raised $16,000 to get the book printed. 
There were 250 people who helped get this done. Thank you to one and all!  
Click here on the official GRL Talk Web Site for a list of backers and a sneak peek at some of the artists who will be quoted in the book! 
Join the MEOW Goodreads Book Club!

Join the MEOW Book Club on Goodreads.  Get recommendations on books about women in music, share your thoughts and participate in a monthly chat.
New - Beth Ditto's coming-of-age-in-Arkansas memoir "Coal to Diamonds", written with Michelle Tea. 

Get Your Act Together! 
Feeling stuck in your music career? MEOW founder Carla DeSantis Black can get you out of that rut and back on track. Visit her web site - or call 512.363.5345 to set up a consultation. Find out if coaching is right for you!
Carla is also a highly respected speaker on the topics of music writing, women in music and the music business in general. She is currently booking speaking dates for the fall.
Email for details.

at Sound Check, 1901 East 51st St., Austin.
$15 in advance - $20 at the door. Buy tickets at:
Keynote speaker is Laura Taylor, Sr. Vice President of Operations for Guitar Center.
Following Laura's inspiring speech will be a complimentary lunch and then two informative panels:
Managing Your Music: moderated by Dean Lofton and featuring panelists Killer (Killer Artist Management). Heather Wagner Reed (Juicy Consulting) and independent artist Kacy Crowley. 
Radio in the Digital Age: moderated by Carla Black of MEOW and featuring panelists Barbara Jo and Kristen Kurtis of KGSR and Vanessa Burden of KOOP. 
Performances: MEOW Day will close with performances by Erin Ivey, Karen Chisholm, Brooklyn James, Naga Valli, Miranda Rose, Juliana Murphy and Sue Young. 
MEOW Day is sponsored by Soundcheck Austin, MEOW, Austin Music Foundation, Barber Entertainment and Pixie Grit Studios. 
MEOWgazine Stories You May Have Missed ...
To Janis With Love
The great Rosie Flores just released Janis Martin's final album. See how Rosie honored her friend and mentor with this beautiful labor of love. 

Reality Bites
Big Brother's rock chick, Jennifer Arroyo (aka JennCity) did not emerge from the reality show victorious, but she really did rock the house. Check out this cool interview with the former Kittie bassist. 
 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Jeanne Fury reviews Cyndi Lauper's new memoir and looks back on the artist's true colors which are still shining through.

We also feature lots of archival material from the late, great ROCKRGRL Magazine

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