©2018-2020 by Allison Babka and GirlWords.

GirlWords

a blog and portfolio and stuff
(eventually)

Pencils
 

Our Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

Tags

June 28, 2018

Event recap, Riverfront Times, July 1, 2013

Recap: St. Louis Achieves 'Airness' in First Official Air Guitar Competition

By Allison Babka

Courtesy photo by Casey Fatchett Photography

No notes were played by the artists on stage, but the message was loud and clear anyway: a...

June 28, 2018

Digital sidebar, Riverfront Times, June 28, 2013

Dr. Pepper Teams with Air Guitar Champion for Commercial Deal

By Allison Babka

Photo via YouTube screengrab

Musicians often deny it, but many dream about nailing a hit song and riding it straight to Endorsementland. Influenc...

June 28, 2018

Digital sidebar, Riverfront Times, June 27, 2013

Guitar Zero: The Search Is on for St. Louis' 'Air' Apparent

By Allison Babka

Courtesy photo by Miriam Doan for U.S. Air Guitar

Musicians do quite a bit of prep work before performing a face-melting show. After all, there's m...

June 28, 2018

Cover story, Riverfront Times, June 27, 2013

This was my first cover story for the RFT, and it was pretty much an accident. I had pitched the editor-in-chief and music editor on writing a lead music section feature about air guitar's St. Louis invasion. Halfway through...

June 28, 2018

Digital story, Riverfront Times, June 28, 2017

A St. Louis Designer Created Your Dream Wedding Dress — Out of Toilet Paper

By Allison Babka

Photo courtesy of Ashley Ulicni

Many fashion designers create wedding dresses from silk, satin or organza, but it takes a special tal...

Please reload