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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
Behold – (most of) our conversation with Kathi Wilcox of The Julie Ruin and formerly of Bikini Kill.
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