Check out Denise Sullivan’s insightful piece below as she reviews the local highlights of punk history for 40th anniversary of punk; music, meaning, & movement and join us for SHUT UP AND LISTEN punk panels 9/24!
Denise is one of the insanely knowledgeable panelists on “Punk: What went Wrong.. Or Right.” Join us for discussion, debate, and questions. This panel is facilitated by Michael Stewart Foley(professor and author of a book on The Dead Kennedys “Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables”) and includes panelists Val Vale of ReSearch, Jeff Bale, and Peter Urban – well known archivists, writers, disc jockeys, and political provocateurs ( not necessarily in that order!)
At 6:00 PM it’s Shut Up and Listen.
Shut Up and Listen, is a night of panel discussions with seminal figures from the first punk scene. The evening begins with a panel discussion on The Intersection of Queer and Punk Cultures, moderated by Erich Brogger. Panelists include David Dictor, Terrence Allen Smith (Joan Jett Black), Dominique Leslie, and Don Baird.
Following audience questions and a break, the night’s second panel on Punk: What Went Wrong…or Right? will be moderated by Michael Stewart Foley (author of Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables) Panelists include V.Vale, Jeff Bale, Denise Sullivan, and Peter Urban. All ages welcome. Free