Mayor Walsh has proclaimed today Riot Grrrl Day, an official holiday celebrating the feminist musical movement begun by Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill in the early 1990s. Sure, Hanna will be at the Wilbur Theater tonight to show you what Riot Grrrls are made of, but why not let this man explain it to you instead? More
Marty Walsh has outdone himself, announcing that April 9 is now officially “Riot Grrrl Day” in Boston. The day will be celebrated in celebration of one of the movement’s key figures and Bikini Kill frontwoman Kathleen Hanna, who performs at the Wilbur tomorrow night. More
Once you’ve heard one too many “everything was better back when…” rants from music people trying to convince you (and probably themselves) that their heyday was more exciting and important than it really was, it’s easy to forget how to address the past with thoughtful, honest reflection.
But Kathleen Hanna remembers. More