Entertaining, Provocative and Infectious: Punk Feminist Icon Kathleen Hanna
Join us for two spectacular events featuring feminist punk icon and riot grrrl leader Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the bands Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and The Julie Ruin. On Sunday, November 2, join Hanna for a screening and discussion of The Punk Singer. Called “beautiful and rousing” by Entertainment Weekly, The Punk Singer is a fascinating and intimate portrait of Hannaís incredible life and work with archival footage and interviews with Hanna and her friends and collaborators, including Joan Jett, Adam Horowitz, Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein. On Monday, November 3, donít miss a riotously entertaining, politically provocative and infectiously danceable concert with Hanna and her new band The Julie Ruin, whose 2013 album Run Fast was described as a “grown-and-sexy new wave dance party” by Spin magazine. Sex Stains, featuring an all-star lineup from L.A.ís punk and indie underground, will open the show. For more info on the screening, click here. For more info on the concert, click here.
Around the World with Visions and Voices:
Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, was a reluctant leader but never-shy voice of the 1990s riot grrrl movement. The Punk Singer, a documentary by Sini Anderson, tours twenty years of Hanna’s life and career through archival footage and intimate interviews.
11/02/2014: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a riotously entertaining, politically provocative evening with punk-feminist icon Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre) and her new band, The Julie Ruin, whose music is raw, soulful and incredibly danceable.
11/03/2014: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Karaoke—a Japanese word that translates into English as “empty orchestra”—is everywhere. A participatory karaoke event, exhibition and discussion with New Sound Karaoke, Amy Von Harrington, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Valerie Tevere and Angel Nevarez will explore karaoke as a technology, an aesthetic and a participatory cultural practice.
11/05/2014: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Aaron Koblin—creative director of Google’s Data Arts Team and an internationally acclaimed artist specializing in data and digital technologies—will use the new three-story Wallis Annenberg Hall media wall to showcase extraordinary, creative, contemporary digital work by himself and others.
11/06/2014: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us for an evening with award-winning graphic novelists Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis) and Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth), two artists whose difficult, beautiful storytelling combines visual pleasure with subject matter of the highest seriousness.
11/08/2014: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Celebrating USC's Core Values