Screaming Females at 92YTribeca in 2012 (more by Chris La Putt)
Screaming Females

Ladyfest, which has taken place in various cities over the past few years, is returning to Philly for the first time since 2003 from June 7 - 9 at the Rotunda and other locations in West Philadelphia. The festival's mission statement reads:

Ladyfest Philadelphia is a grassroots event dedicated to the artistic, organizational, and political work of women, trans, genderqueer, intersex, and queer people, and their allies. Ladyfest combats substantive, cultural, and structural inequalities by building upon the existing Philadelphia community of artists, musicians, and activists. It aims to foster a more inclusive and safe environment through performances, workshops, panels, opportunities for collaboration, and more.

This year's lineup includes sets from Screaming Females (who play Maxwell's soon), Potty Mouth, US Girls, Aye Nako (who play with Speedy Ortiz soon), Priests, Black Wine (who play Death by Audio soon), Trophy Wife, Kate Ferencz, Mindtroll, Whore Paint, Shady Hawkins, Parasol, Void Vision, and others. Ticket info is TBA but all proceeds will go to Women in Transition and SAFE Home

Full lineup and list of workshops below...


Ladyfest Philly -- 2013 Lineup
US Girls
Screaming Females
Potty Mouth
Void Vision
Aye Nako
In School
Peeple Watchin'
Black Wine
Shady Hawkins
Whore Paint
Attia Taylor
Trophy Wife
Blizzard Babies
Big Mouth
Amanda X
Ghost Ship
Kate Ferencz

Amps, Pedals and PAs: Demystifying Electronics with Girls Rock Philly

The Stop Motion Stomp Station

Drumline with Girls Rock Philly

Urban Gardening at Plotland

Winging It: Nurturing Authentic Communication in Feminist Organizing with For the Birds

Sexual Communication and Consent with Dr. Justine Marie Shuey (Juicy Justine)
Drawing Autobio Comics with Liz Prince and Ramsey Beyer

Abortion, Menstrual Extraction, and the MVA

Self Defense: From Eye Contact to Eye Poking

Readings by Liz Prince, Suzy X, Annie Mok, Kerri Radley, Katie Haegele and Jes Skolnik

Queer and Trans Yoga with shay and Qui

Fix-A-Flat with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Herbal Infusions and Tinctures

Victim-Blaming in the Media: What It Is & What You Can Do About It with Tara Murtha

Project SAFE: What's It All About?

Youth, Activism and the Arts

Radical Printmaking: Pulling the Personal and the Political with Leah Girardo

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