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. They Looked To Nirvana And Liz Phair

The five best choruses you’ll hear this year are probably all on Momma’s Household Name, the third album by the Los Angeles-born, New York-based alt-rock band comprising 23-year-old Etta Friedman and 24-year-old Allegra Weingarten, as well as 23-year-old Aron Kobayashi Ritch. Armed with a real studio for the first time, they took the opportunity to lean all the way into their major-label ’90s influences — artists like Nirvana, Liz Phair, and The Smashing Pumpkins — resulting in a polished and unrestrained singalong sound.
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Roe v. Wade Overturned: Liz Phair, Jason Isbell, Garbage and More Respond to Overturning of Abortion Rights in U.S.

Artists have started voicing their opinions against the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24. The constitutional right to abortion, which has been upheld for nearly a half-century following the landmark Roe v. Wade case of 1973, protecting a woman’s choice to have an abortion, has been abolished. Under the ruling, abortion will be illegal in at least 16 states with more states expected to follow. Nearly half of the states within the U.S. have or will pass laws that ban abortion, while others have enacted strict measures regulating the procedure.  
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Liz Phair and Tyler Perry: Michael R. Jackson Explains the Inspiration for 'A Strange Loop'

The 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical A Strange Loop—now nominated for 11 Tonys, including Best Musical—makes many of its influences clear over the course of its exhilarating 90 minutes on stage. Written by Michael R. Jackson, which he started as a monologue shortly after finishing his undergraduate degree at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, it's the story of a Broadway usher, not unlike Jackson once was, named Usher who is in the process of writing his own musical called, of course, A Strange Loop, which aims to be a "Big Black Queer Ass American Broadway Show."
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Liz Phair to perform her iconic catalog of music at the Walt Disney Concert Hall joined by Ben Gibbard, Best Coast, Remi Wolf, Vagabon

Liz Phair will be hosting a special night at the Walt Disney Concert Hall this May to play from her generation-defining and spanning catalog of songs. But it won’t be just her onstage as the 90s rock icon will be joined by an impossibly perfect lineup to perform her songs with. Legends like Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast, Remi Wolf, and Vagabon will all be making appearances alongside Phair. It all goes down on May 10 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale now so make sure you grab yours as soon as possible!
LOS ANGELES, CA

Liz Phair is "so disgustingly pleased with myself" after she was name-dropped on Netflix's Catherine Cohen: The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous.

"listening to @catcohen The Twist? .. She’s Gorgeous! on Netflix, thoroughly enjoying her performance when she name-checks me in the last song and I am now so disgustingly pleased with myself," tweeted the singer-songwriter. "There’s something so Gen x about wanting our meta to happen irl." Catherine Cohen responded: "omg i luv u!! thank u for watching."
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Chicago’s Women-Led Versa Fest Has Liz Phair, Ilana Glazer, Gloria Steinem, & More

This summer, a new festival is coming to Chicago, and it’s billing itself as “the biggest women-led and women-powered” festival out there. The new Versa Festival is specifically built around spotlighting women, and it’s not just a music festival. The Versa lineup includes comedians like Chelsea Handler and Ilana Glazer, speakers like pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem, and food curated by Top Chef judge Gail Simmons.
CHICAGO, IL
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Ellie Goulding, Kali Uchis, Liz Phair Lead New Versa Festival in Chicago

Ellie Goulding, Kali Uchis, and Liz Phair are among the lineup for the inaugural Versa, a “music + more festival” that will take place at Lincoln Park South Fields in Chicago June 11-12. Weaving live music, comedy and inspirational speakers together to appear across five stages over the...
CHICAGO, IL