Shimura Curves

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains!

Shimura Curves band outing!!!!!!!

Ladies and Gentlemen...The Fabulous Stains + Three Minute Heroes
Introduced by Bob Stanley
7 February 2006
Cinema 1

Rarely seen in this country, The Fabulous Stains follows a fictitious punk girl group (featuring Diane Lane and Laura Dern) touring with a washed up Glam band and an up and coming English punk group - Sex Pistols Paul Cook and Steve Jones, The Clash's Paul Simonon and Ray Winstone.

The film was acknowledged by the likes of Bikini Kill as an influence on the Riot
Grrl scene.
US 1980 Dir. Lou Adler 87 min.

Three Minute Heroes
BBC Play For Today
Five Midlands kids on the dole play in a 2 Tone band.
UK 1982 60min.

Ladies, I think this is a must. This film is brilliant. Are you up for it? I can book tickets if you want. Check your diaries!


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