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

April 1, 2013

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

July 1, 2012

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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

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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, […]