Newswire: Thursday, April 9 declared Riot Grrrl Day in Boston

The wild packs of Wahlbergs that normally roam the streets of Boston will face a powerful adversary tomorrow, as mayor Martin J. Walsh has declared Thursday, April 9, 2015 to be Riot Grrrl Day in the city.

The proclamation was made with the help of Joyce Linehan, Chief of Policy for the City of Boston, who says, “Kathleen was all about the collective, and it was a real team effort putting this together. There are a lot of Riot Grrrls in the building [at City Hall].” The Kathleen in question is, of course, unofficial Riot Grrrl-in-chief Kathleen Hannah, who will give a talk on “art, music, writing, trends, women, and more” at the Wilbur Theatre tomorrow night.

Tickets are still available for the event, although celebrating the day by putting an entire package of plastic barrettes in your hair and pushing your way to the front of the coffee-shop line …

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