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This weekend welcomes back Homomentum, celebrates 4 years of Fat Fancy and gets some Easy Moustache Madness

Gillicorn Blessing is going to make you believe in myths and legends. Photo by Erika Stanley.

Thursday

Start your weekend right with 2 great neighborhood favs Dirtbag and Sweet Tea. Just a heads up for the newbies cuz the rest of you all should know this.

Friday

Homomentum presents Myths & Legends – That gayest of vaudeville drag revivals (I think that was redundant but, really, it’s that gay) […]

Get your raunchy comedy, your Rebel Grrl and your Sass Patrol ready for a weekend of the old and the new, the Bent and the blue

Claw vs. Claw plays Saturday at the 1 year anniversary of Rebel Girl

Don’t forget Electrogals, which continues all week. And check out an interview with founder Heather Perkins from earlier in the week.

Thursday

Fist: Electro queer night – New dance night at a new venue. And we like new and different don’t we? Jams from DJ Hookerface so be prepared. This is an electro night and Hooker […]

LaborGay weekend events will have your executive realness in the Werqforce

Melanie Griffith is workin' our her "Executive Realness' too

Laborday is gayborday (or LaborGay, how far can I work this bad pun?) in the hard-workin’ heartland of Portland, so us young retired people are just gonna use Labor Day weekend as an excuse to extend the party…right?

Thursday

Dirtbag! – The workin’ man’s weeknight party, cuz it’s free and awesome. To find out more about the DJ workin’ this […]

Interview with Hole drummer and ‘Hit So Hard’ subject Patty Schemel

Patty Schemel

I won’t say that I’m always particularly verbally eloquent but I was a little aghast at my rambling questions posed to Hole drummer and subject of QDoc Friday night film Hit So Hard Patty Schemel. I wasn’t necessarily nervous, but I can’t deny that Hole’s 1994 album Live Through This was second only to Team Dresch as the most played tape on my Freshman year walkman. And […]

QDoc Friday night film review: ‘Hit So Hard: The Life and Near Death Story of Patty Schemel’

Patty Schemel with Hole, for Rolling Stone in the 1995 issue where she came out. From L Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson, Schemel, Melissa Auf der Maur

For any rock fan who was a teen of the 90s Seattle grunge reigned supreme and Hole was its seat of feminine power. The seminal grrl grunge group was fronted but the unmistakable, if not always likeable, Courtney Love, wife and baby momma […]

Grrl punks Sick of Sarah play tonight

Sick of Sarah

Portlandia‘s not the only place the 90s seem to be making a comeback. Compared to Sleater-Kinney and The Breeders riot grrl/punk outfit Sick of Sarah is wooing ladies and winning hearts across the music industry with their genuine sound that calls upon their riot grrl roots while still remaining current.

The Minneapolis based band is currently on tour promoting their new album 2205, and will be […]

‘Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution’ Call for contributions Deadline extended to July 31

SOUL REVOLUTION: A video document of Riot Grrrl’s ongoing legacy

*New, extended deadline: July 31!

Did Riot Grrrl (or any variety of DIY/punk feminism) change your life?

Whatever gender you are, whether you’re in your 40s or in your teens, whatever punk rock feminism means to you—we want to hear from you.

We (Cat Tyc and Sara Marcus) are making an interactive video installation at girlstothefront.com, in conjunction with […]

QDoc moview (P)reviews – ‘Le Tigre: On Tour’

Le Tigre live at a filled stadium

Originally titled with the much preferred Le Tigre: Who Took the Bomp, the video diary for the last Le Tigre tour is a bit of self-indulgent nostalgic fluff. But it’s good nostalgic fluff. And you should all know how much I adore both of those things.

Beginning with a random home rocket kit test flight Le Tigre: On Tour takes an irreverent […]