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December 16, 2010  |  Events & Programs, Modern Women
The Raincoats: Shouting Out Loud at MoMA

The Raincoats at MoMA

The Raincoats perform at MoMA, November 20, 2010. Photo by Jason Bergman

In conjunction with the Museum’s Modern Women initiative, on Saturday, November 20, 2010, PopRally presented An Evening with the Raincoats (check out photos from the event), featuring a live performance by the legendary post-punk band and a DJ set by Kathleen Hanna. In this video and in the guest posts below, the Raincoats’ Gina Birch and Ana da Silva shared their thoughts on performing at MoMA… Read more

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November 18, 2010  |  Events & Programs, Modern Women, Viewpoints
Discovering a “Fairytale in the Supermarket”

In conjuction with the Museum’s Modern Women initiative, PopRally presents An Evening with the Raincoats at MoMA on Saturday, November 20. Today’s guest blogger, Kathleen Hanna—founding member of Bikini Kill, co-creator of the zine Riot Grrrl, and lead singer of the dance-punk band Le Tigre—will DJ the event.

Kathleen Hanna. Photo by Aliya Naumoff

In 1990 I was given a mixtape with The Raincoats’ “Fairytale in the Supermarket” on it. It was the first time I’d ever heard them, and to this day it remains one of my favorite songs. As a 20-year-old who had just starting touring with a band, the song opened up a whole new world to me—one where I didn’t have to play guitar solos or make music the same way my male peers did. Read more