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Ladyfest is coming!

Chris Strunk was 15 years old when he experienced the "fairly life-changing" momentum of the early-'90s riot-grrrl movement, escaping the conservative suburbs of Philadelphia for Huggy Bear and Bikini Kill shows in the city.
. . . and it's not just for ladies!
By LIZ PELLY  |  January 27, 2012
Full line-up + compilation for Ladyfest Boston, February 3-5 @ Cambridge YMCA

Full line-up + compilation for Ladyfest Boston, February 3-5 @ Cambridge YMCA


 Independent versions of LADYFEST have taken place internationally for over ten years. And next month, Boston finally hosts a DIY feminist music festival of its...
By Liz Pelly  |  January 10, 2012
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Out: Getting loud with spawn of Sonic Youth at the Ladyfest Boston benefit in Cambridge

The room filled to about 40 kids for Big Nils, a four-piece teenage punk band from Western Mass fronted by 16-year-old singer Coco Gordon Moore.
Democracy Center in action
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 12, 2011