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2008-08-13 18:00:28

MUSIC KRISTIN HERSH CABARET VOLTAIRE, 7PM No ordinary gig, this Edge festival show sees the former Throwing Muses frontwoman performing Paradoxical Undressing, a spoken-word project incorporating film, music and essays, telling the story of a teenage girl wrestling mental illness.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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