Header Image
Home < Events & Activities < Event Calendar < Pussy Riot - In Conversation and Q&A

Pussy Riot - In Conversation and Q&A

  • Pussy Riot Denis Bochkarev 5

Often performing with distinct, colorful masks, Pussy Riot is a feminist punk rock band from Russia. It was founded in August 2011 and its music focuses on feminism, LGBT rights, and opposition to the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church. Their guerrilla performances landed three of their members in Russian prison while other members left the country fearing prosecution. Their case was adopted by human rights groups including Amnesty International, which designated the women prisoners of conscience, and by over 100 entertainers, including Adele, Madonna, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, and others. A couple of members made a guest appearance on House of Cards season 3. 

Join them for this conversation and Q&A. 

MUSIC LINKS, NEWS, REVIEWS, & MORE: Website, Wikipedia, Time.com, Phoenix New Times


If you like Pussy Riot - In Conversation and Q&A, you may also enjoy Nasim Pedrad and Sara Schaefer, and The Seldoms


VIDEOS

  

Presented By

WUD Performing Arts Logo

Contact
WUD Performing Arts
performingarts@union.wisc.edu

WUD Distinguished Lecture Series Logo

Contact
WUD Distinguished Lecture Series
dls@union.wisc.edu

Center for Russia, East Europe, & Central Asia Logo

Contact
Center for Russia, East Europe, & Central Asia

Contact
Anonymous Fund

See All

Restaurants Nearby

Badger Market in Union South

Union South

Open Now

Tuesday: 7am to 11pm

Badger Market in Memorial Union

Memorial Union

Open Now

Tuesday: 7am to Midnight

See All

More Theater & Arts Events

October 24th | 10pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) with Live Shadow Cast

WUD Film WUD Performing Arts

Wisconsin Union Theater