Troublemakers: Queer//Feminist Academic-Activists in Cultural Theory & Activism

March 23, 2013

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Okay so I have been doing, writing, thinking and teaching all things DIY culture for a while now.  I started out doing research on UK riot grrrl in 2005. At that time riot grrrl was still a pretty bad word and the oral histories I did were sometimes the first time they had talked about […]

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march events… IWD, Empty Shop, Troublemakers, Equal Fest, Pop Punk, Candy Vortex, Mad Smacks & Leeds queer film festival

March 6, 2013

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Bit late I know… sorry. S’been tough to keep on top of my blog. Here’s my picks of what is left of March x x Thursday 7 March International Women’s Day event at The Cluny 2, 7pm Entry £3/£5/£7 The Newcastle Women’s Collective have come together once again to bring you a sparkling night of […]

january events… queers falling in love, grandma’s house, the delian mode & a few nice shows (including one that maybe is a bit too nice)

January 3, 2013

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here’s a few of my picks for january 2013 for lovely queer and/or feminist friendly events in and around the north east. Straight as a Rainbow: Hopeful Romantics film season at the Star and Shadow Cinema (Newcastle upon Tyne): Four contemporary films about falling in love with a same-sex focus. Niiice. Snuggling at the back, […]

even clean hands cause damage #7: roseanne barrr, fret! & beauty pageant @ Morden Tower Tuesday 13 November

November 4, 2012

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This November I’m teaming up with the very excellent and audacious ladies of Beauty Pageant Marie and Helen to bring you a dirty noisy gig in an ancient monument because that’s how we like to do things in the North East. Roseanne Barrr are a drum/bass No Wave Noise Punk from South London, with songs about […]

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october events… feminist films return, deric, record launch parties, merby derby, tusk, feminist-fest-athon, rad halloween partying

September 30, 2012

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soz. things got a bit hectic in september. lots of rad stuff happening in the city this month. time to layer up, get spooky and warm up yr cider. here’s my picks. THURSDAY 4 Louder Now: Feminism on Film Season returns with “Blind Spot” @ The Star & Shadow Cinema (free or £1 with membership) […]

august events… record launch, pop punk, acousticals, muma moonshine, discount horse fun & carnal resonance lol

August 2, 2012

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So I turn thirty this month. Wow! Whilst I realise my leo power and ride out my saturn returns, here’s my picks for august. So whilst the camp out has disbanded and the star & shadow cinema has it’s annual building festival it’s time to take advantage of going to shows, the beach, bbqs, the […]

Girl Gang Film Season @ Star & Shadow Cinema 2 – 13 September 2012

July 5, 2012

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Ha! I wrote a press release for the GIRL GANG FILM SEASON I’m programming at the star & shadow that will conincide with loads of rad stuff happening in newcastle during September. no really. s’gonna be too rad. here it is: Look out as radical gangs of girls congregate on the streets of Newcastle-upon-Tyne this […]

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