On Our Radar: Streaming Edition

October brings the release of some highly anticipated new series, and the return of a few favorites.
Sharon Van Etten and Norah Jones in Departure

Sharon Van Etten and Norah Jones in Departure

With a rash of smart, captivating television shows on our radar, we thought we'd share a few favorites, new and old. We'd love to know: What's on your must-watch list this season?


Peaky Blinders, Season 5: October 4th on Netflix
It debuted in 2013, but this 1920s period drama follows one family's shady business dealings and the chaos that ensues. 


Schitt's Creek, Season 5: October 10th on Netflix 
If you've yet to watch Schitt's Creek , there's no time like the present to fall in love with the Roses. You can easily get caught up on this bingeable series just in time for the premiere of season 5. Consider this your comic (+ much more) relief from the current state of affairs. 


Modern Love, Season 1: October 18th on Amazon 
The highly anticipated series release based on the beloved romance essays from The New York Times has a star-studded cast, led by Tina Fey and Anne Hathaway. Let's be honest: we'd watch this one based on our affection for the column alone. No pun intended.  


Castle Rock, Season 2: October 23rd on Hulu 
We were sucked into the original season based in the town of Castle Rock, a portal of sorts to the various characters and storylines featured throughout Stephen King novels. An anthology, season 2 will brings an entirely new tale and cast just in time for Halloween. 

Honorable Mention: Sharon Van Etten's Departure is worth every second and left us wanting a full documentary (versus the "mini" version that was created) from an artist we have loved and followed for years.  

Organ dir. Kei Fujiwara (1996) 

Organ dir. Kei Fujiwara (1996) 

And while we're at it, is FFFest (Female Filmmaker Fest) on your radar? It's a screening and talk series celebrating the achievements of women in cinema. This year it's hosted by Quad Cinema in NYC on October 25-27, and the offerings look incredible. 



Social Justice & Climate Action: A Conversation With Ashley Engle On Why You Cannot Separate The Two and How You Can Help Combat Them Both

"My advice to anyone wanting to stand up for Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) and our future generations: Start where you are because the frontlines are truly everywhere!"


April 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Aries: You thought you knew where you stood, who you were, and what made up your compass, but you somehow awoke to spinning ground beneath your feet and a spinning head to match.

Sandrine Duval, 'In the Mood', 2018

Street Photographer & Author Gulnara Samoilova On Empowering Women, Artistic Expression & The Power of Confident Work

"I want to create an inclusive community for women artists from around the globe who are pushing the boundaries of street photography in new and exciting directions. I’m interested in empowering women so that can tap into their creativity and feel confident about making work, whether they are professional or amateur photographers."


Money and The Art of Receiving

"In our modern world, the connection between wealth and feminine energy has been mostly forgotten."


Motif Founder Shanetta McDonald On Storytelling, Healing, & Connection

"By opening up about these unique experiences, women of color build esteem and lift the shame of hiding their true selves from the world. We’re able to be seen, and feel heard, and that is healing."

Where do we go from here Headshots

Where Do We Go From Here? Join The Fold For A Conversation About The Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Mothers In The Workplace

Join us for a free virtual event featuring Angela Garbes, The Fold's Nora Gomez-Strauss and hosted by Executive Editor, Amanda Carter Gomes.


March 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.