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april picks… punk shows, queer performance, stabbing les, brilliant colors, dancing, legends of quirk, louds

April 1, 2013


hope it gets just that little bit warmer to make bike rides more fun. some lovely things coming up…   Monday 1 – Easter Monday at The Fish Tank (Durham), 7:30pm, £5 RVIVR (Olympia, WA) Absolutely incredible punk music from the USA, but you probably already know this band and listen to them all the […]

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

March 23, 2013


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 […]

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

March 6, 2013


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 […]

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

September 30, 2012


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


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 […]

july brutal teenage self, muncie girls, golden grrrls & roller girls, country vibes, beer, narc, pride, arts festy fests

July 1, 2012


Friday 6 UNSANE & BIG BUSINESS @ TRILLIANS, 8PM, £12 advance Okay so I know this a ridiculous sausage fest of a show but I ❤ unsane. Mainly because seeing this video when I was 14 on the channel 5 programme rad when I was into skating meant that I went to see them at […]

april events… record launch, pussy riot benefit, roller derby merby, dancing, funny ladies and more riot grrrl

March 31, 2012


Sunday 1 ONSIND, ERIC AYOTTE, THE AMISTAD & GADABOUT FILM FEST SCREENING @ The Fish Tank, Durham. £5 Doors at 7PM (Film starts at 7:30PM) Discount Horse Records and The Equestrian Collective Presents: ONSIND (Discount Horse, Plan-it-X) Durham duo have a new 10″ record coming out. This is the record release show! ERIC AYOTTE (Plan-it-X, […]