Come To A Screening of 'Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)'

April 23, 2015 3:55 PM

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Come To A Screening of 'Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)'

For a solid decade, Washington, D.C. was firmly on the map as the punk capital of the nation. During the 1980s, you could see Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, Scream, Fugazi and Mission Impossible (featuring a 16-year-old Dave Grohl) in DIY spaces all over town. And what made it vital and game changing was that do-it-yourself ethos: no corporate anything, no major labels, just kids burning with energy, rage and creativity.

A new documentary film called Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC looks back at that scene. NPR Music will host a screening in, appropriately enough, the nation's capital, and you're invited. Salad Days captures an exciting time in this city by pulling together retrospective interviews wi...

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