On Saturday, Beyond Baroque in Venice will host an event celebrating the release of PUNK 77 (a newly expanded third edition). We'll be screening rare, '70s Punk films (mostly not on video) and I'll host a panel discussion of "The '70s Punk Revolution" with DEVO founding theorist GERALD V. CASALE; GRAEME REVELL, founding mastermind behind '70s punk/industrial pioneers SPK. A Q&A will follow.
Photographic prints from RE/Search's new book, PUNK '77, will be on exhibit/sale at The Project Room, and photographer James Stark will be present in person to autograph books. There will also be a small interview with Mr. Stark.RE/Search's "Punk 77" book is here., and Amazon link is here. Event takes place on Saturday, April 29, 7:30pm, at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291. tel 310-822-3006. (Thanks, k0re!)
Hard-to-find RE/Search Publications will be available for sale, and can be autographed by Mr. Casale, Mr. Revell, and V. Vale. Also for sale will be original issues of Search & Destroy, the 1977-79 Punk Rock magazine which V. Vale edited and published from San Francisco, and other publications which feature Mr. Casale and Mr. Revell. Photographs and articles on Los Angeles '70s Punk bands are included herein. Anyone interested in Punk Rock, RE/Search Publications' 30 year history, and cultural subversion in general, is urged to attend.
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.