How Punk Rock Made US

How Punk Rock Made Us: Story Telling and Book Signing Event
Curated by – Stacy Russo

Join us for our monthly story telling event on Friday, December 8! This month we celebrate the publication of We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene with the author Stacy Russo and several women featured in the book. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Featured Speakers
Stacy Russo, professor and librarian at Santa Ana College, is a writer, artist, poet, and love activist. She grew up in the Southern California punk rock scene of the 1980s, which has been a big influence on her life. Stacy takes her coffee black and likes to nap at the ocean.

Cate Garcia was born in Torrance, California. She was blown away when she saw the Go-Go’s perform at the Whisky at age sixteen. She didn't fit in, but knew she wanted to. She currently
owns a pet grooming salon in San Pedro.

D.D. Wood is a writer and teacher for the Long Beach Unified School District. Formerly a solo recording artist with Hollywood Records, she is currently the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for
Gypsy Trash.

Laura Beth Bachman lives in Downtown Long Beach with her partner, Matt Irwin. She is the drummer for the all girl surf/punk band The Neptunas. Laura is a truth seeker and beat keeper
who believes it takes grit to be a woman in this world.

Melanie B was born in Ft. Gordon, Georgia. She was raised in Huntington Beach and grew up going to shows at Fender’s in Long Beach. Melanie is currently a hairstylist, a vegan athlete, and
a devoted wife and mom.

If you like The Moth, This American Life, Snap Judgement, Serial …or just love authentic storytelling, this is the place for you. Always free to attend, always an open mic story telling slot at the end for you to tell one of your stories and always a full bar … to get you loosened up and hydrated. Table seating and standing room. All ages.

Free 2 hour parking is located in the public parking lot on 3rd just before Pine Ave.

Oi! to the World this Holiday Season at MADE

Oi! to the world this holiday season at MADE

Saturday, November 18th – All Access 2 art opeining
6-11pm – All Access 2 is a group rock & roll photo and art show featuring the photography of John Gilhooley
(OC Weekly), Jack Grisham (Author, TSOL) the art and posters of Robert Kruse (Viva Las Vegas, Poster Pop, Dynotones), as well as show exclusive paintings and posters by Scotty Roller (Painter, Gig Poster artist, Saddle Tramps).

Show is open to all ages and is free admission. Ample parking around the venue. All work and merchandise will be for sale, and available for signing by the artists who will be in attendance. We’ll also have vinyl spinning courtesy of none other than DJ LouScrewNYC.

Saturday, November 25th – SHOP SMALL SATURDAY
MADE will be open 9am-9pm with live music out front all day. Line up will feature youth bands. SHOP LOCAL this holiday! Bands TBA.

Friday, December 8th – book signing and readings
7-9pm – Join Satcy Russo, author of ‘We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene’ and contributors for a special book signing and story telling event.

Saturday, December 16th – PHOTOS with PUNK ROCK SANTA!
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