Salad Days

. April 1, 2015.
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In 1606, Shakespeare coined the phrase salad days—a time when one is green in judgement, throwing caution to the wind and giving in to passions and ideals. In Washington D.C, in the 1980s, while the majority of the country got down to Go-Go music, groups like Bad Brains, Fugazi, Minor Threat, and Beefeater were screaming and thrashing to thousands of angsty fans, immortalizing themselves as Lords in the kingdom of hardcore punk. Salad Days: The Birth of Hardcore Punk in the Nation’s Capital documents their rise and the punk movement’s lasting significance. Following the film, a panel of guests speakers will take questions.

Saturday 25, 9:30pm. State Theater, 233 S. State St. 734-761-8667. michtheater.org

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