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Goddess in the Gutter Theatre Co, photo © Miranda Gavin

A Day in the Life of a Woman by Lisa Harmer-Pope, directed by Heather Alexander

A Day in the Life of a Woman premièred at The Roomz as part of Ladyfest, riart Grrrls’ celebration of imperfection to raise funds for Refuge on International Women’s Day. Miranda Gavin was there to review the performance.

Ladyfest

Ladyfest: a celebration of imperfection

In honour of International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March, Hastings & St Leonards is to be the home of Ladyfest: a celebration of imperfection, curated by riart Grrrls. From 6-8 March, venues across St Leonards will be hosting a diverse range of performance events in support of Refuge East Sussex. Grace Vogiatzis reports.

green:purple programme

A week of film, video and performance on the theme of 21st century suffragettes, with historical reference to local suffragette Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, presented by riart Grrrls at Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings.

Posted 23:09 Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 In: Visual Arts Tags: Clare Whistler Doin' Dirt Time Feminism Maya Evans performance riart Grrrls Suffragettes Suzi Gablik Xaverine Bates
Occupation of HCMC for IWD 2012

riart Grrrls pull out all the stops

riart Grrrls’ contribution to Coastal Currents, green:purple, is a week of events at Stade Hall which starts on Monday and includes both a daytime exhibition and nightly events. The idea was born out of a conversation between co-curators Xaverine Bates and Clare Whistler, as Xaverine, also a HOT writer, explains.

Posted 23:07 In: Visual Arts Tags: activism artivism Clare Whistler craftivism Feminism riart Grrrls Xaverine Bates
AK Benedict on the Seafront in St Leonards © Erica Smith

Meet AK Benedict

Tonight (Thursday 25 April) Alexandra Benedict, a.k.a. AK Benedict, is opening the riart Grrrls series of events celebrating women authors at Claremont Studios in Kings Road, St Leonards. HOT’s Erica Smith asks AK about her latest book, The Beauty of Murder, published by Orion.

Posted 14:10 Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 In: Literature Tags: A.K. Benedict author Beauty of Murder Hastings riart Grrrls St Leonards The Beauty of Murder
Image © Rebecca Snotflower

Strip off? No thanks

The proposed strip club in Claremont mobilises the local community to voice their objections. Xaverine Bates explores the pros and cons of such a venture in the heart of the America Ground, Hastings.

Posted 22:38 Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Observer Hastings Women's Voice JD Bar OBJECT riart Grrrls strip club
Bryony Kimmings

Domestic Disturbance evening raises funds on International Women’s Day

A fantastic £547 was raised by the School Creative Centre and riart Grrrls in aid of Refuge on International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March. Domestic Disturbance, which involved collaborations from over 50 women, was a riartous evening of performance, live art, knitting, exhibitions and scrumptious food. Xaverine Bates reports back on the outrageously quirky celebrations.

Posted 11:28 Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: Domestic Violence international women's day IWD Refuge riart Grrrls

Why International Women’s Day?

Surely every day is women’s day? Xaverine Bates looks at why IWD is celebrated around the world on 8th March & explains the host of exciting local events planned in March this year.

Posted 19:22 Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Feminism international women's day IWD riart Grrrls women's rights
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