Boston's Mayor Walsh has proclaimed today Riot Grrrl Day , in honor of Kathleen Hanna's speech to take place in Boston tonight. Joyce Linehan, the city's Chief of Policy, used to work as an arts promoter and has a long-standing friendship with Kathleen Hanna. Marty Walsh: Coolest Mayor of Boston ever? Next month Bostonians can celebrate the second annual Eugene Mirman Day.
Kurt Cobain's (obligatory Wikipedia link) body was found at his home on April 8, 1994. His estimated time of death was three days previously - that is, seventeen years ago yesterday. [more inside]