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Women Who Rock writers to read at Golden Notebook

Women Who Rock writers to read at Golden Notebook

“It’s a fundamental feminist act to make women aware of other women’s achievements,” said Evelyn McDonnell, editor of Women Who Rock, which profiles 104 key female “game changers” in the world of rock and associated genres. Contributors to the book include local music writers Holly George-Warren and Jana Martin, who will both read, along with McDonnell and former Flying Lizards member Vivien Goldman, at the Golden Notebook Bookstore in Woodstock on Saturday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

Meshell Ndegeocello at Bard’s Fisher Center

Meshell Ndegeocello at Bard’s Fisher Center

Saturday, Oct. 20: From a Billboard perspective and in the rebel language of rock narrative, the great songwriter, bassist and recordmaker registers as confoundingly, demonstratively eclectic. Contrarian, even: one who runs from what the market wants her to be, one who ignores the nervous directives of label men. That story perplexes me.

Emo Philips plays Kingston’s Beverly

Emo Philips plays Kingston’s Beverly

Friday, Oct. 19: The comedian once described by Jay Leno as “the best joke writer in America” scored big in several films and television shows, memorably playing a table-saw demonstrator in the cult classic UHF and playing himself as a featured client in the popular Comedy Central cartoon Dr. Katz.