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Rental Partner: Seattle Arts and Lectures and KEXP present

Kathleen Hanna with Lindy West

Rebel Girl

Wednesday, May 22
7:30 pm PDT


The Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, 98101 United States
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Seattle Arts & Lectures

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Note: A livestream of this event will be available.

At the request of our rental partner, there will be bag checks at this event. Bags larger than 8.5×11 will not be permitted and there will be a security check at the front doors.

For questions about this event, please contact grajendran@lectures.org or call (206) 621-2230.

A black and white photo of Kathleen Hanna singing into a microphone

Trailblazing feminist icon, musician, outspoken women’s rights activist, and original rebel girl Kathleen Hanna presents her new book Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk. In an uncut voice all her own, Hanna reveals the hardest times along with the most joyful—and how they continue to fuel her revolutionary art and music.

All tickets, with the exception of a limited number of Pay What You Can and complimentary tickets, include a copy of Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk. Books will be mailed by our bookstore partner, Paper Boat Booksellers, to the ticket holder’s address.

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Kathleen Hanna is a punk singer, artist, zine writer, and the front-woman of the influential bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre. Hanna is a staple in feminist publications, from college curriculums to bestselling books, and a leading voice in the punk feminist movement. She has performed all over the world; at clubs, festivals, and even in a Kinko’s basement. Hanna has earned acclaim spanning The New York Times, NPR, Interview Magazine, V Magazine, Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, BUST Magazine, NYLON and The Los Angeles Times, to name a few.

Lindy West is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman and the essay collections Shit, Actually and The Witches Are Coming. She is co-host of the NPR podcast Text Me Back. Her work has also appeared in This American Life, the New York Times, The Guardian, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Vulture, Jezebel, and others. Lindy was a writer and executive producer on Shrill, the Hulu comedy adapted from her memoir, and co-wrote the independent feature film Thin Skin. She is the co-founder of the reproductive rights destigmatization campaign #ShoutYourAbortion.

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