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Scalarama Leeds

September 2019

Teenage Superstars

Wed 25 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jumbo Records, 1-3 Merrion Centre
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8NG United Kingdom
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Last year's Jumbo Records Scalarama film looked at Glasgow bands from the mid to late 90s and this year's looks at Glasgow bands that came to fame a bit before that in the 80s and early 90s. The bands that are featured in this documentary include The Pastels, BMX Bandits, Teenage Fanclub, The Vaselines and The Jesus and Mary Chain and has the legendary Kim Deal providing the narration. Alan McGee and Thurston Moore give their thoughts about the massive…

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The Punk Singer

Thu 26 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boot & Rally, 11-13 Stonegate Rd, Meanwood
Leeds, LS6 4HZ United Kingdom
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Screening of the 2013 documentary The Punk Singer, directed by Sini Anderson at Boot & Rally in Meanwood Lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, Kathleen Hanna rose to national attention as the voice of the Riot Grrrl movement of the '90s. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons for a new generation of women and a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut up, and her fans…

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